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Victory to strikes and protests of wage and contract workers and lecturers, And the strong condemnation of the bloody government repression of them

Ten days ago, a new wave of strikes, sit-ins, and protests by wage and contract workers, demanding an increase in wages and financial allocation of government decision 315 and its implementation, was launched by cleaners at the municipality of Alshamya town in the Diwaniyah governorate in central Iraq. This workers initiative and struggle quickly extended to the water department in ...

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Freedom for the detainees in Badinan, No to the Unjust and Un- evidenced sentencing

On Tuesday (16/2/2021), the Court in Erbil sentenced a number of journalists and activists in the Badinan region of north west Iraqi Kurdistan to six years in prison: Sherwan Sherwani, Fahdar Zebari, Shafan Saeed, Ayaz Karam and Hariwan Issa. Despite the absence of any legal evidence being presented in court sessions to substantiate the charges against them, these harsh sentences ...

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The Uprising of Youth, Workers and Toilers Creates a New Political Situation in Kurdistan

A Communique by Organization of the Communist Alternative in Iraq https://youtu.be/P_XQEqNaZcY The flames of the righteous uprising of the youth who are deprived of rights, impoverished and unemployed, and the masses of workers, employees, teachers and the oppressed in Kurdistan are spreading strongly and expanding in most cities and towns in the governorates of Sulaymaniyah and Halabja. The continuous history ...

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Let us March together until victory is achieved

Listen to the audio file : The uprisers, who are the youth, especially the million rows of unemployed, daily wage workers, industrious, vulnerable workers, women, students and other emancipatory people, the impoverished and the dispossessed, waged a revolutionary mass political struggle during a whole year characterized by determination and hope for change, during which they recorded heroic epics not witnessed ...

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Covid-19 Health and technology profile and health policy

Rawt bulletin issued by the Organization of Communist Alternative in Iraq in Kurdish language, in its fourth and fifth issues, held a roundtable seminar with some of the specialists on the Corona pandemic and its political, health, religious, social and economic dimensions. Comrade Sherine Abdullah had a participation in which she shed light on the health and health policy aspect. ...

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OCAI- UPC JOINT DECLARATION

With this joint declaration, the Organization of Communist Alternative in Iraq and Union Pour le Communisme (in France) wish to affirm that: Capitalism is heavily responsible for exacerbating the population’s vulnerability to the coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease The pandemic jointly with the economic recession, exposes class antagonisms Working class organisations and struggles must adopt a revolutionary and international perspective. ...

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On the Occasion of International Women’s Day, Let’s advance with steady strides to achieve freedom and equality of women

This year, we welcome 8th of March, International Women's Day, while women in Iraq are taking important and decisive steps in their struggle, and they are resolutely and persistently moving forward, as an independent and liberating force, as one of the most important pillars of the October uprising. We welcome this date, and the rising masses in Iraq, the youth, ...

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Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s Government and its Intelligence Services Intend to Dissolve the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq, Let’s Resist Them Firmly

The Office of the outgoing Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, and the intelligence services, during the past few days, filed a lawsuit against the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) calling for it to be dissolved because of OWFI’s participation in the October Uprising and sheltering women fleeing violence The fact that the highest decision centre in the militia ...

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The Iraqi Government threatens to dissolve Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI)

The General Secretariat of the Iraqi Council of Ministers has filed a lawsuit against the President of OWFI, accusing her and her colleagues of sheltering women fleeing tribal violence and threats of patriarchal honor-related issues. They also accuse us of defending the free will of women to live away from families that force them to marry against their will, or ...

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The uprising in Iraq

By Muayad Ahmed https://www.workersliberty.org/story/2020-01-29/uprising-iraq Iraq is in a constitutional limbo. Adil Abdul-Mahdi has resigned as prime minister, but he is still in office, as a caretaker. On 26 December Barham Salih, the president, refused to accept the nominee of the ruling bloc of Islamist parties. Salih threatened to resign himself. There is deadlock, and both Abdul-Mahdi and Salih are still ...

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