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SOCIALIST WORKER – June/July 2014

1. HOW CAN THE CHIBOK STUDENTS BE FREED? WHO ARE THE REAL TERRORISTS? by Baba Aye and Drew Povey The abduction of over 200 final year pupils from the Chibok Girls Secondary School, within 24 hours of a bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja marks a highlight in the war between Boko Haram and the Nigerian … Continue reading

Marikana Support Campaign; An Urgent Call for International Solidarity

On the 16th August, South African Police fired live ammunition at striking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine, killing 34 and injuring 78. Many were killed were shot at close range while trying to surrender. The Marikana miners were demanding a tripling of their salary to R12,500 (£950 or €1100) per month. In the following days, … Continue reading

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY NIGERIAN TRADE UNIONS AFFILIATED TO WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (WFTU) AT THE INTERNATIONAL ACTION DAY, 3RD OCTOBER, 2012 HELD AT THE MULTI-PURPOSE HALL OF NATIONAL UNION OF FOOD, BEVERAGES & TOBACCO EMPLOYEES (NUFBTE), 9, MORTUNE STREET, VALLEY ESTATE, DOPEMU, LAGOS.

PREAMBLE   Seventy workers representing seventeen industrial trade unions that are affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) and class oriented activists converged at the public symposium to commemorate the International Action Day on Workers fighting for the Rights to Food, Water, Medicine, Books and Housing. The Session noted with pride the rich … Continue reading