1945: Auschwitz death camp liberated

[The fascists murdered millions of Jews, Gypsies, political dissidents, including communists. The Red Army saved the world from Hitler's genocidal tyranny. -- NP] (Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/) The Red Army has liberated the Nazis' biggest concentration camp at Auschwitz in south-western Poland. According to reports, hundreds of thousands of Polish people, as well as Jews from a number... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists in new law to crack down on political dissidents

(http://www.independent.co.uk/) Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights Watch. In a string of royal decrees and an overarching new piece of legislation to deal with terrorism generally, the Saudi King Abdullah has clamped down on all forms of political dissent and... Continue Reading →

Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed a $666,000 (£368,000) bill with America'd defence department. "We sent them an invoice for our musical services considering they had gone ahead... Continue Reading →

At the coal face: Mineral processing factory in Bangladesh where the women do all the hard work

(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/) A photo essay of the tremendous oppression of women in Bangladesh, where capitalism intersects with patriarchy: Dusty days work: The women at the coal processing plant in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, sort through the waste coal using a giant sieve : Still smiling: Despite working long hours doing back breaking work, this coal worker happily offers... Continue Reading →

Police attack students at UNAM

(RevolutionNews on facebook) Mexico: University of Mexico site of the shooting earlier this evening of two students and a dog. Riot Police entered UNAM earlier tonight, students have since secured some entrances around the university center and set up barricades to keep cops out. Supposedly the car of one of the officers involved in the... Continue Reading →

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