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Rescue Ship to Yemen forced to dock in Djibouti

May 26, 2015

Djibouti, on the Red Sea Caleb Maupin about to board ship with humanitarian aid bound for Yemen. May 23 — From the port of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, it is with great sadness and burning outrage that I announce that the voyage of the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship has ended. We will not reach [...]

The killing of Osama bin Laden: U.S. lies exposed

May 21, 2015

A pack of lies. On May 2, 2011, a team of U.S. Navy SEALs, acting under the direction of the CIA, carried out a raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and assassinated Osama bin Laden. Although it violated international law as well as Pakistani national sovereignty, the assault, which included [...]

‘Stop the Saudi bombing of Yemen’

May 21, 2015

San Francisco — Well over a hundred people, most from the local Yemeni community, marched and rallied on May 16 against the Saudi bombing and devastation of Yemen. They gathered at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco, marched down Market Street to the busy shopping area at Powell [...]

Remember María Guardado

May 20, 2015

Collage includes murals of Maria Guardado in South Central L.A. (left) and Mexico City, and photos of Maria in the struggle. Workers World Party members and thousands of others — from Los Angeles to El Salvador — are deeply saddened by the death of María Guardado, who died earlier in May in [...]

Let the Iranian relief ship pass!

May 20, 2015

Caleb Maupin about to board ship with humanitarian aid bound for Yemen. May 19 — A Red Crescent Society cargo ship carrying medical supplies, food, water and other humanitarian aid to Yemen from Iran is presently in the Gulf of Aden, due to arrive at the Yemeni port of Hodaida on Thursday, May [...]

Guantanamo in Chicago: Imperialist war and police torture

May 19, 2015

It is no coincidence that both Zuley and Burge learned torture in the service of U.S. imperialism, in Vietnam and Guantanamo. Torture is a feature of imperialist war against colonial resistance. In 1990, Lathierial Boyd, 24, was asked by police to come to a facility in Chicago to help them [...]

Pat Chin, a Fanm Vanyan in the Haitian Struggle

May 19, 2015

Pat Chin, speaking in New York’s Union Square, November 2004. On the tenth anniversary of the death of Workers World Party leader, Pat Chin, the editors of Haïti Liberté wrote this moving tribute to her important contributions to the Haitian liberation struggle. Comrade Pat Chin was the [...]
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