Gilgit Baltistan (Pakistan): Baba Jan and his comrades finally free!

This article is originally published in Europe Solidaire Sans Frontières (ESSF) website. written by Pierre Rousset Nine years after being imprisoned, Baba Jan and his last three imprisoned comrades have been released. Nine years during which we have more than once feared for his life, nine years punctuated by legal battles and vast mobilizations in…

Solidarity with the people of Thailand for democracy

Joint Regional Left statement in solidarity with the people of Thailand for democracy 15 October 2020 A growing wave of student-initiated pro-democracy protests have been sweeping Thailand since February. They have united a new generation of activists with former Red Shirts and even some disaffected people from the Yellow Shirt movement demanding: 1) the resignation…

No to mass arrests of HDP members

Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) strongly condemns the latest round of mass arrests of members of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) by the Erdogan government in Turkey. Arrest warrants have been issued against 82 members of HDP yesterday, for their involvement in the solidarity protests in Turkey six years ago. Those protests were organised to…

Stop the abductions of Thai dissidents! Where is Wanchalearm Satsaksit?

The undersigned left and progressive groups express their concern about the abduction of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a Thai political dissident who has been living in exile in Cambodia.   It was reported that Satsaksit was kidnapped on June 4 in front of his apartment in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, in broad daylight. He was…

Solidarity with the Indian people protests against discriminatory citizenship act

Joint Statement Solidarity with the Indian people protests against discriminatory citizenship act 24th December 2019 The people of India have taken to the streets to protest against an act which indirectly discriminates Muslims in India. A wave of protests are underway in India due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), also known as CAB previously. While the CAA…

Solidarity with Rojava! Stop the Turkish invasion!

Statement in solidarity with Rojava against Turkish military invasion Solidarity with Rojava! Stop the Turkish invasion! 12 October 2019 The Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) strongly condemns the invasion of Rojava in North Syria by the Turkish military forces. The unprovoked attacks by the Turkish military on Rojava will bring more bloodbaths, devastation, death and…

Special interview on the Protest Movement in Hong Kong

“Every revolution means a sharp turn in the lives of a vast number of people. Unless the time is ripe for such a turn, no real revolution can take place. And just as any turn in the life of an individual teaches him a great deal and brings rich experience and great emotional stress, so…

Don’t turn Kashmir into a huge prison! Stop the repression now!

Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) is deeply concerned over the recent unilateral decision by the Government of India to repeal large parts of Article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution (which granted special status to the State of Jammu and Kashmir) , and break up the State of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union…

Stop the repression in West Papua

Joint regional statement — Stop the repression in West Papua   September 3, 2019 On August 17, Indonesian Independence Day, armed Indonesian police, soldiers and radical Islamic militia stormed a student dormitory in the Indonesian city of Surabaya (on the island of Java), which housed West Papuan students, arresting 43. The attack reportedly took place…