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Israel / Occupied Palestine: Fascists Attack Pro-Gaza Demonstration in Haifa

Report by Boris Hammerschlag, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 21.7.2014,  www.thecommunists.net  and www.the-isleague.com On Saturday night, July 19, we attended a pacifist, anti-war demonstration organized by the Communist Party of Israel and its Hadash front, held in Haifa starting from 21:30.

Austria: Tens of Thousands march in Solidarity with Palestine

Report with Pictures and Videos of the RKOB (Austrian section of the RCIT) on the demonstration in Vienna on 20.7.2014,  www.rkob.net  and www.thecommunists.net On 20 July Vienna saw the biggest mass demonstration for Palestine in Austria’s history. Between 20 and 30.000 people marched through the streets of Vienna and expressed their outrage about Israel’s war crimes in Gaza. […]

Stop Israel’s Terrorist War against the Palestinian People! Boycott Israel!

http://bit.ly/StopImpunity PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION! Supporters of the ISL and RCIT – please add this message to your signature. Stop Israel’s Terrorist War against the Palestinian People! Boycott Israel! We, the undersigned, are citizens of the Israeli State. We condemn the terrorist war which the government of Benjamin Netanyahu has launched against Gaza. It is […]

Down with Israel’s New War!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 9.7.2014, www.thecommunists.netand www.the-isleague.com This article is being written on July 9, 2014, while Israel is bombing Gaza and rockets are falling in the region of Tel Aviv. We are being told that the Israeli government is considering a ground assault on Gaza which may be true or […]

Victory to the 3rd Intifda!

We have been waiting for too long! The 3rd Intifada is here! A general strike and a democratic popular mobilization is the key to victory! Down with the Israeli apartheid’s assault on the Palestinian people! Fascist murderers – you shall not pass! You shall not escape fierce justice! Israelis, Arabs and all others – UNITE for […]

Palestine: Masses Rise Up after the Killing by Burning Alive of Palestinian Youth

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 6.7.2014,www.thecommunists.netand www.the-isleague.com The kidnapping and killing by burning alive of Mohammed Khdair, a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager, last Wednesday led to some of the sharpest clashes since the year 2000. Palestinians in Jerusalem and in cities in the north of Israel – which is all Palestinian lands […]

Israel: Hands Off Hamas!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.6.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com During the past week and a half, the attention of Israeli society has been focused on the reported abdication of three young settlers and the barbaric actions of the Israeli army against the Palestinians, actions which most Israelis support under the pretext of […]

Israel/Occupied Palestine: Release All 400 Hunger Strikers! Release All Palestinians Political Prisoners!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 13.6.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Israel marked 47 years to its 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza by pushing through ultra-nationalist legislation which recognizes Israel as a Jewish state, and removes the facade of a Jewish and democratic state. Meanwhile, around four hundred Palestinians prisoners are in […]

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Enough with Symbolic Protests! For an Authentic Popular Struggle!

Drawing Conclusions – and the Change in Direction that They Dictate Statement of the International Socialist League (ISL) the RCIT’s Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the first Land Day (1976),www.the-isleague.comand www.thecommunists.net The 30th of March – Land Day – has become a symbol for the mass struggle of the Palestinians, citizens of the apartheid Zionist state, against dispossession and oppression. The key question before political activists who oppose both oppression and the regime’s attacks upon their standard of living and democratic rights is […]

Long Live International Women’s Day!

The only solution to violence and discrimination–a socialist revolution! By Hila Slutsky and Boris Hammerschlag Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. This day, steeped as it is in socialist tradition for more than a century, has two visages. On the one hand, this is a day when women all over the world celebrate the […]

Free Abdel Qader Altlitha, Free all Palestinian Political Prisoners

Free Abdel Qader Altlitha! Free all Palestinian Political Prisoners! Palestinians fight on both sides of the civil war in Syria by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.12.2013, www.thecommunists.net, www.the-isleague.com On Monday, Feb 10, Lod District Court sentenced Abdel Qader Altlitha, a Palestinian resident of the town of Taibe (inside Israel’s 1967 […]

Egypt: Down with General Sisi’s pro-Army Constitution! Boycott the Referendum!

Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 2.1.2014 www.thecommunists.net Egypt will hold a referendum on its newly-drafted constitution on January 14thand 15th. The vote will be the first stage of what it is called the political “road map” outlined by the Egyptian army after it overthrew Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically-elected president, on […]

Israel: Release All Palestinians Political Prisoners!

by Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 3.1.2014 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com This week Israel released 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners, the third group of four that she has been forced to release under American pressure. Most of the 26 were imprisoned for more than 20 years. Their release is part of an American-brokered deal, […]

Down with Israel’s war on the Palestinians! For A Free Red Palestine from the River to the Sea!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 25.12.2013 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com The current Israeli attack on the Palestinians in Gaza began on last Friday, December 20, when Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian and injured four others, who – according to the Israeli army famous for telling lies – were planning terrorist attacks. As […]

The Myth of Assad’s Syria as an Anti-Imperialist Regime

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), November 2013, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Western imperialists and some Arab states — the so-called “Friends of Syria,” which include the US, France, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates — would like to impose a transitional government composed […]

For International Solidarity with the African and Asian Migrant Workers against the Saudi Government!

Against Racism, Islamophobia, Imperialism and Zionism – the Only Solution is Socialist Revolution! Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL, Israeli/Palestinian section of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency), 14.11.2013, www.the-isleague.com and www.thecommunists.net During the past week, the Saudi government has begun a criminally violent crackdown against African illegal immigrants, mostly from Ethiopia, residing in the […]

Syria: The Butcher in his own Words

Assad: A Friend of Israel and an Enemy of the Arab Popular Masses By Michael Pröbsting, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 21.10.2013, www.thecommunists.net Syrians dictators Assad recently made some revealing statements in his mouthpiece newspaper Teshrine. Here are the quotes as they are reported by the Middle East Monitor. We reprint this report in its […]

A Change in the Relations between Iran and US imperialism?

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine 11.10.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com  Hassan Rouhani, the new Iranian president, went to the UN summit to meet with the US President Obama and offer the US some forms of collaboration between the two states.

Open Letter on the Arab Revolution

The Arab Revolution is a central touchstone for socialists! Open Letter to All Revolutionary Organizations and Activists Issued by the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 4.10.2013 www.thecommunists.net The Arab Revolution is the sharpest political expression of the deep social contradictions inherent to the new historic revolutionary period that began in 2008. The fundamental tendencies inherent […]

Syria: Down with the Imperialist Geneva Accord!

Stop US and Russian imperialist interference in Syria! No imperialist-controlled “peace” negotiations which can only result in a defeat for the Revolution! International Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution against the murderous Assad Dictatorship!

Syria: Against Assad and Against Imperialism – Victory to the Revolution!

For International Solidarity with the Popular Revolution against the murderous Assad Dictatorship! But Without and Against any Western Imperialist Military Intervention! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 27.8.2013 1. The workers and peasants in Syria are bearing terrible misery day-to-day by the hands of the murderous Assad Dictatorship. More than 100.000 people have […]

Israel and the Coup in Egypt

by Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine 21.8.2013 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com It is a common knowledge that the Israeli government supports the military coup on 3rd July in Egypt. The senior Israeli writer, Yossi Melman, wrote in one of Israel’s main newspapers, the Jerusalem Post, in this connection:

Egypt: International Solidarity against the Army Crackdown!

Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 14.8.2013 (12:00 GMT) www.thecommunists.net 1. The crackdown crackdown of the military-imposed regime against the pro-Morsi mass protests is underway. According to different reports between 300 and 2.200 people have been killed in the first few hours only. The smaller of the two protests, at Nahda Square in […]

Palestine: On the New Round of So-Called Peace Talks

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 3.8.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com The military coup in Egypt is not only a setback for the Egyptian revolution but for the Palestinians struggle as well. As Fox News has reported: “Egypt’s new government has imposed the toughest border restrictions on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in […]

Report from the “No Trust in the Government” Demonstration in Rehovot

By cde. Boris Hammershlag The Internationalist Socialist League 25.07.2013 Rehovot, Israel/Occupied Palestine Today at 18:30 an ISL contingent of 5 comrades including 2 of our youth group, marched in the main street of the Israeli-Jewish town of Rehovot. The march was organized by the “Coalition for Social Justice” in my hometown of Rehovot. The demonstration […]

Guest Article: On Fossil Fuels and Revolutionary Awareness

Important note: This article is presented to our readers as food for thought and as a tool for up-close assessment of some political elements ISL members work side-by-side with in their everyday local-activism. In no shape or form does it represent the official line or even individual views within the ISL as a section or […]

Israel’s Six-Day War of 1967

On the Character of the War the Marxist Analysis and the Position of the Israeli Left By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) July 2013 www.thecommunists.net Preface of the Editorial Board: The following document by comrade Yossi Schwartz analyzes the character and background of the 1967 Israeli warin. He elaborates the approach of Marxists […]

On some Questions of the Zionist Oppression and the Permanent Revolution in Palestine

Thoughts on some exceptionalities of the Israeli state, the national oppression of the Palestinian people and its consequences for the program of the Bolshevik-Communists in Palestine By Michael Pröbsting Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) May 2013 The Palestinian Revolution has been a central issue of the international class struggle for more than half a century. […]

Egypt: The U.S. Support for the Military Coup and the Left’s ignorance

Notes on the role of US imperialism in the military’s coup d’état and the failure of the Egypt left By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 11.7.2013 www.thecommunists.net As revolutionary Marxists we do not have any false tears for the former Egypt president Mursi and we do not support the call to reinstall him in […]

Proposal for a New Law in Apartheid Israel

By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Occupied Palestine/Israel 18.6.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Haaretz, the Hebrew-language daily newspaper, writes today (June 18): “If there was anyone hoping that the wave of anti-democratic legislation which characterized the previous Knesset would stop with the end of its term, the decision of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation […]

Class struggle and religious sectarianism in Syria

To win the revolution in Syria, a revolutionary working class party must be built! By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 12.6.2013 It has been a week of military gains for the Syrian government, whose soldiers won an important battle against the rebels after long and intense fighting over Qusayr, a strategic city near the […]

Syria: After the defeat in Qusayr and ahead of the Battle for Aleppo

For revolutionary working class leadership to lead the Syrian Revolution to Victory! By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 11.6.2013 Imperialist propaganda seeks to present a picture of hopelessness in Syria and to present the only alternatives available to the Syrian masses as being support for one of the following: * Either Assad as he […]

Turkey: Down with the repressive Regime of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the AKP!

For a Workers Government supported by the Poor Peasants and the Urban Poor! Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 3.6.2013 www.thecommunists.net Our sisters and brothers returned yesterday to Gezi Park to continue the struggle to remove the reactionary AKP-government of Turkey, the Robin Hood of the rich: Stealing from ordinary people to give the […]

Israel’s War of 1948 and the Degeneration of the Fourth International

By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) May 2013 Preface of the Editorial Board: The following document from comrade Yossi Schwartz is a major contribution in two respects. First it outlines the Marxist position on the colonial settler state Israel, its emergence and its reactionary war in 1948 – called by the Zionists in true Orwellian-speak […]

Growing Trade Union Support for Boycott Actions against Apartheid State Israel

Another Blow to Zionist Racism By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Occupied Palestine/Israel 12.5.2013 Every few weeks another important organization is joining the boycott of Israel. In April the Irish teachers union, and at the end of February, the Oxford student union joined the struggle against racism. Recently the Association for Asian American […]

Egypt: Free Port Said 21

By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine April 2013 On Saturday,9 March, 2013 ,an Egyptian court approved the death sentences previously handed down to 21 defendants in the Port Said soccer riot case and sentenced more than 20 others to prison terms. At the same time, the organizer of the massacre, former […]

Workers and Oppressed of the World, Unite in the Struggle for Liberation!

May Day 2013 Statement of Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) sends its May Day greetings to all fighters for the liberation of the working class and the oppressed people around the world. We call them to join us in our struggle to build new revolutionary parties and a new […]

Victory! The Israeli state was forced to release resistance fighter Samer Issawi

By Yossi Schwartz, International Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.4.2013 Issawi was originally arrested in 2002, for holding a rifle without a license. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison. He was released in October 2011 as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange. Israel however has never intended to respect this agreement […]

Declaration of Fusion between the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine)

Statement of the RCIT and ISL on 19.4.2013 1. The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL, Israel/Occupied Palestine) declare that they are fusing their forces to build a joint international organization in order to advance the struggle for a new World Party of Socialist Revolution – the revolutionary Fifth Workers […]

Turkey, Syria and Egypt: No Political Support for Bourgeois Forces Secular or Islamists

Our Disagreement With “Free Haifa” By Yossi Schwartz (ISL: Occupied Palestine/Israel), supported by the RCIT Turkey under the Islamist government is playing an important role in the imperialist strategy in the region in this period of the Arab revolution. Since the beginning of the Arab revolution in Syria in 2011 the US and other imperialists […]