Turkey: Stop the repression on HDP!

Socialist Party of Malaysia strongly condemns the ban proceedings against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey. The threat of banning HDP came after years of repression on the democratic opposition forces in Turkey. On 17th March 2021, the top public prosecutor of the high court of appeals has filed a case with the constitutional…

Solidarity with the people of Burma against military coup

Joint Statement on Burma 23th February 2021 Solidarity with the people of Burma against military coup We, the undersigned organisations, strongly condemn the military coup in Burma. The current coup is a great set back to the little achievement of the transition process towards democracy in Burma for the last decade. We denounce the use…

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…