URGENT ACTION ALERT in support of the Global Movement for Myanmar Democracy Sign, write, circulate as widely as possible Since the seizure of the London Myanmar embassy by the military, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has followed up with no further action. This is of great concern because it gives the impression of…

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To the Editor: Re “Why Are We Worrying About Women’s Work?” (Opinion, nytimes.com, March 19): As a former Arby’s employee, I was glad that Elizabeth Bruenig questioned those who promote the importance of “standing behind the counter at Arby’s” over being a stay-at-home mother. Does forcing mothers on welfare to leave infants as young as…

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LETTERS, 15 April, 2021 • DR Angela Davis, distinguished academic and renowned anti-racist campaigner, had a recent talk at Butler university, Indianapolis, cancelled. Various reasons were given, but Butler university organisations and community groups said that the university had been “bombarded by pressure from Zionist students… because of Davis’s support for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions”…

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The Southern Peasants’ Federation finally wins court case after eight years of deliberations and delays. See information here. To Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand from Global Women’s Strike Congratulations to you all on your path breaking victory in court after 13 years of struggle! We are delighted and greatly enjoyed the pictures of you outside…

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Victory to the famers and all workers! 26 March Bharat Bandh (All India Strike) We are with the millions of brave women, men and children striking nationwide in India tomorrow against unjust farm and labour laws being imposed on people in both the countryside and the cities.  Farmers and farm workers, including mothers, grandmothers and…

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A member of GWS in India, part of a women’s network of Dalit and Tribal women in rural Chhattisgarh, visited the three farmers’ camps around Delhi’s border: Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri, during the Kisan Andolan strike actions 15-17 March.  Thousands of farmers and farm workers, including women, went to the camps by busses, tractors and…

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Lawyers and organizations from UK and a number of other countries write to Malaysian authorities condemning attempts to discredit and criminalize human rights lawyer Charles Hector. 22 March 2021 Eleven lawyers, including human rights QC Michael Mansfield, over 40 organisations and nearly 70 individuals from six countries, have signed an Open Letter distributed by Legal…

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