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Russia: For LGBT rights!

Posted 28th August 2013 at 14:48 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 29th August 2013 at 03:52 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org – Unofficial translation]

Thursday, August 1, 2013

For LGBT rights!
Against the authoritarianism and homophobia of the Russian government!

By Carlos Muro, Cecilia Vargas

The authoritarianism and homophobia of the Russian government have increased in recent years, arousing numerous protests. Among those most publicized by the press, in the Olympics, the Swedish high jumper Emma Green painted her nails...
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Being Realistic

Posted 26th August 2013 at 17:22 by TheGodlessUtopian (Claiming the Mantle)

Not too long ago a prominent ultra-conservative radio show host defended Russia’s anti-gay propaganda law by claiming that the Russian government is simply being “homo-realistic”, that they are accepting the reality of homosexuality and taking preventive efforts to stop an “unhealthy lifestyle”. Reading this excuse for blatant bigotry brought me back to reactionary politics in general and reminded me of the “Race Realists” who pander the same dribble regarding Colored Persons.

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Egypt: Stop the massacre! Down with the coup by the army!

Posted 23rd August 2013 at 00:16 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 23rd August 2013 at 10:57 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org, unofficial translation]

Egypt: Stop the massacre! Down with the coup by the army!
August 22, 2013

By Eduardo Molina
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Savage massacres, in which around 1,000 deaths are estimated in the removal of the camps of militants of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), the mass arrest of leaders and members of that organization, repression of strikes, like that at Suez Steel, and the imposition of...
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Egypt: The army seeks to impose order by blood and fire

Posted 20th August 2013 at 02:13 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 26th August 2013 at 16:10 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org – unofficial translation]

Egypt: A new day of repression leaves hundreds of demonstrators dead
The army seeks to impose order by blood and fire

By: Diego Sacchi
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Down with the state of emergency; no more repression!

Dawn is breaking in Cairo; the security forces are preparing to implement the order, dictated by the provisional government and the army, to disperse...
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Egypt: Brutal repression leaves dozens of dead in Cairo

Posted 17th August 2013 at 02:19 by sixdollarchampagne (A Class in Rebellion)
Updated 22nd August 2013 at 12:56 by sixdollarchampagne

[From the Fracción Trotskista, ft-ci.org, unofficial translation. Please note that this story is about government repression that occurred in Cairo on July 27.]

Egypt: The new government decrees the state of exception and asks the army to restore order
Brutal repression leaves dozens of dead in Cairo

By Diego Sacchi
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Last Saturday, Cairo experienced a new day of mobilizations demanding the release of the deposed President...
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