Wars and oppression in the Middle East and North Africa are a product of centuries of colonial and imperial domination by Western powers. Eleanor Morley explains the bloody history.
A mass uprising in Sri Lanka has forced the president out of office and sent the government into crisis. Eleanor Morley celebrates the victory and asks what comes next for the struggle.
The repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang by the Chinese state brings together a long history of national oppression, and a new ambition of capitalist expansion.