French Imperialism
France withdraws from Mali, but continues to devastate Africa’s Sahel

France’s attempt to play “good armed groups” against “bad armed group,” combined with the civilian casualties of its military operations turned the people of Mali away

Withdrawal of French troops from Mali is a historic, anti-imperialist victory

Mass-demonstrations calling for removal of French troops from Mali have been growing since 2020. In this backdrop, Mali’s transitional government has adopted an increasingly defiant posture vis-a-vis France.

Israel razes Palestinian Bedouin village Al Araqib for 198th time and other stories

Today we look at the demolition of the Palestinian Al Araqib village in Negev, the killing of an Indigenous teen, Jai Wright, in Australia, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Report finds Canadian TRC’s major calls to action still unaddressed and other stories

Today we look at a report on the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, France’s withdrawal from the Timbuktu military base in Mali, and more

Anti-imperialist protests-France Anti-imperialists protest French-led Operation Barkhane in the Sahel

Groups have called the prolonged military campaign a French ploy to continue its hegemony over former colonies in Africa and to safeguard its stakes in mining in the region

French air strike in January killed 19 unarmed civilians in Mali, says UN report

A probe by the UN mission in Mali concluded that French airplanes attacked a wedding party in a village named Bounti on January 3, killing 22 men, only three of whom were armed

French Communism The Congress of Tours and the birth of the organized communist movement in France

This December 30th marks the centenary of the foundation of the organized communist movement in France at the historic 18th national congress of the Socialist Party – French Section of the Workers’ International (SFIO), held in Tours in 1920

Multinationals and oil companies are imposing their greed on the people of Mozambique

Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique

Mali seeks a transition to people’s power after coup

While regional and global leaders condemned Mali’s coup, thousands of people celebrated across the streets of the country’s capital city of Bamako.

Imperialism and neo-colonialism remain at the heart of Mali’s political crisis

The Pan Africanism Today Secretariat reflects on the factors behind the recent coup d’état in Mali and the ensuing political crisis

Youth groups denounce French imperialism in former African colonies

Several communist and anti-imperialist youth groups protested on July 18, Saturday, demanding an end to French imperialist military and economic maneuvers in its former colonies in Africa