Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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Egypt: Revolutionary masses move to overthrow Mubarak dictatorship

Egypt: Revolutionary masses move to overthrow Mubarak dictatorship Regime deploys army on streets to try to crush mass movement Niall Mulholland, CWI Mass protests spread across Egypt following today’s Friday prayers, demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year presidency. Demonstrations took place in Alexandria, Suez, Mansoura, Sharqiya and Cairo. In many cases, clashes occured between protesters and police. Police deployed

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Tunisia: ‘Caravans’ of the revolution converge on Tunis

Tunisia: ‘Caravans’ of the revolution converge on Tunis Army ordered to block roads as police join the movement Eyewitness account from CWI reporter in Tunis As we prepared to post this new account of developments in the Tunisian revolution, scenes of increasing defiance of the ‘interim’ government were being transmitted from the streets of Tunis. The army was ordered to

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Delta State Re-Run: A Bad Omen for 2011 General Elections

Delta State Re-Run: A Bad Omen for 2011 General Elections By Edafe Ominigbo In compliance with the November 9, 2010 judgment of the Appeal Court sitting in Benin City, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the Delta State Governorship re-run election on Thursday, January 6, 2011, nearly four years after the original, rigged, vote. The election, which was seen

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DSM DEMANDS REVERSAL OF OUTRAGEOUS FEE INCREMENT IN OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY

DSM DEMANDS REVERSAL OF OUTRAGEOUS FEE INCREMENT IN OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY Press statement By Lawal Rafiu The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) branch, condemns the recent increment of fees by the Authorities of the University. The latest increment affects acceptance fee payable by fresh students which has been increased from N2000 to N20,000, aside another additional N3,400

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ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (ACE)

ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (ACE) Struggle pays: 5 Suspended Student Leaders Reinstated Tairu Jeleel (One of the reinstated activists). The 5 student activists of the Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo who were suspended by the management of the institution since January 2009 over their staunch defense of the students’ interest have at last been reinstated. The union which was

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Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast Presidential Election brings the country on the brink of full scale war and worsens the crisis of capitalism By Peluola Adewale That the November 28 run-off election in Ivory Coast has produced two presidents – Alassane Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo – is not a surprise, though the working people had expected the election to usher a return of