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Threat of chaos in Pakistan after Taliban return to power in Afghanistan

By Geert Cool, Linkse Socialistiche Partij / Parti Socialiste de Lutte — our sister organisastion in Belgium With the Taliban back in power in Afghanistan, Pakistan’s very fragile balance is in danger of being further shaken. On top of a near-bankrupt state, violence by fundamentalist groups such as Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and growing social unrest, including against China’s Belt and ...

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Russia: Urgent protests needed

Appeal for solidarity from socialist feminist activists in Russia as six members of Socialist Feminist Alternative were arrested yesterday. SocFemAlternative and Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (our sister organisation in Russian) organised pickets in solidarity with Afghan women in Russia today. In the appeal posted yesterday which was liked by 1715 people we pointed out that “Afghan women have been fighting for their ...

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Afghan people face the bitter outcome of U.S. occupation

By Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the US) Twenty years after invading Afghanistan in 2001, U.S. troops are leaving along with other allied forces. Thousands of U.S. and allied troops were killed in the endless war with the Taliban, tens of thousands were injured while hundreds of thousands of Afghan people lost their lives or were injured.  ...

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