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About the British Government’s decision to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Shirin Abdallah 9.5.2021 As part of its anti-refugee policies, the Conservative government of Britain is seeking to pass a new law. In mid-April 2022, an agreement was reached with Rwanda that would give the latter responsibility for assessing asylum applications for those arriving in the UK. According to this agreement: in return to £120 million, Rwanda, more than 6,500 km ...

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Statement by Organisation of the Communist Alternative in Iraq On the Ukrainian Crisis and the Russian Invasion

  After the last few months' accelerating developments in the Ukrainian crisis and the escalating conflict between Russia and the US and its European allies in NATO, the Russian imperialist state today launched a large-scale military offensive against the Ukranian military bases and Ukranian forces near the newly separated republics, leading to a mass exodus of people from various cities ...

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Peera Megroon demonstrators must be freed immediately

A massive public outrage on various media platforms erupted following a video recording released on PUK run TV channels In Iraqi Kurdistan on 4.1.2022, showing 18 detained protestors (mostly labourers and unemployed people), appearing humiliated and dressed in orange prison overalls. The young men in the video were allegedly confessing to have taken part in setting fire to the central ...

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Communique- on the release of Nawzad Baban and some other student detainees in Suleimanya

On Thursday evening, 9/12/2021, two days after their arrest, comrade Nawzad Baban and a few of his fellow detainees were released from the (Asayish - Security) prison in the city of Salmaniya.  First, we would like to send our appreciation to all those parties, organisations, and activists for their solidarity in struggle during the past few days, and their relentless ...

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Press Release

Comrade Nawzad Baban and all the other detainees must be freed immediately For over two weeks widespread students’ demonstrations continue in the cities of Kurdistan, amid the government’s procrastination and refusal to give in to their demands. Throughout this period, the government forces in the cities of Kurdistan resorted to various oppressive methods in order to silence and suppress the ...

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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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