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U.K.: 150,000 rally for solidarity with the people of Gaza

Ms. Mahmood, the party's shadow exchequer secretary to the Treasury, made the plea at a 150,000-strong rally for solidarity with the people of Gaza on Saturday.

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Celebs, Nobel winners show support for Palestinians in new video

GazaNames Project features prominent artists and activists holding signs with the names and ages of Palestinian civilians killed in the recent Israeli military attacks on Gaza.

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Thousands of Israelis protest Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now,"  the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.

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Movement that changed the world began in Cuba July 26, 1953

A small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks, the beginning of a movement that has changed the world forever.

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Police snatch body of Korean Samsung worker

A leader of a new union at Samsung in South Korea named Yeom Ho-seok took his own life to protest the vicious anti-union policies of the company.

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Unions organize historic event on Cyprus

The big event was held in the capital city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and attracted a massive turnout from the populace, especially labor.

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German Left party tackles the tough issues at its congress

Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.

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Turkish unions, charging "murders," stage national strike over mine disaster

"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."

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Venezuelan opposition attacks Cuban health workers

Cuban doctors contribute to the long term construction of systems of public health throughout the global South, health systems that were abandoned or disregarded during decades of neo-liberalism.

 

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Colombian court turns down political prisoner Liliany Obando's appeal

Obando is a sociologist and documentary filmmaker. A week before her arrest, she issued a report documenting the murders of 1500 FENSUAGRO union members. FENSUAGRO is Colombia's largest agricultural workers' union.

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