A month-long solidarity campaign has been launched to demand the release of political prisoner and revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal just weeks before a court ruling in the US will determine if he will be granted a new trial, following decades of persecution
On behalf of hundreds of thousands of Metalworkers in South Africa, who know both the bitter taste of injustice and the undying hope for freedom, we call on you Judge Lucretia Clemons to do the right thing and free comrade Mumia Abu-Jamal, writes NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim
The campaign targets incoming ships operated by the Israel-based Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd or ZIM. Historically, ZIM has been tied to the settler-colonial project of Israel
Trade unions and social movements in the US and Canada have joined hands with Palestinian groups and are picketing major ports to prevent Israeli ships from docking
This year on Juneteenth, all over the US, strikes were organized to mark the occasion. The biggest strike action was organized by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which stopped work for eight hours at all 29 ports of the West Coast of the US.