Category Archives: War

An ultra-conservative group has published a report insulting Britain’s anti-terrorist fighters

The neoconservative Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which has close links with the far right of the Conservative Party as well as the political right in the US, has just published a report [pdf] which argues that people currently fighting against Daesh (Isis/Isil) are … Continue reading

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Spanish anarchist-syndicalist union issues statement on the Barcelona terror attack

The Spanish anarchist-syndicalist union, the CNT, has released a statement condemning the horrific terrorist attack in Barcelona that saw 14 people murdered and more than 100 injured, many critically. And the Catalan anarchist organisation Embat has released a video statement … Continue reading

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This Daily Mail backed far-right project just got well and truly sabotaged

The Canary previously reported on a project by the far-right Génération Identitaire to disrupt vessels rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean. The project was publicised by the The Daily Mail, but not all of its reports went down well. And now, there is news that the … Continue reading

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Sooner or later justice will catch up with all autocrats, and Turkey’s ‘dictator’ is no exception

Britain’s right-wing tabloids have been trying to use a crisis in a foreign country to attack Jeremy Corbyn. But that exposes their blatant hypocrisy. Because one of Theresa May’s closest allies is an (alleged) war criminal. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is … Continue reading

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British hero is arrested in Turkey for – wait for it – supporting US/UK backed anti-terrorist forces

Joe Robinson (third from left, bottom row) is a former British soldier from Lancashire. He is accused of “membership of a terrorist organisation” after he was arrested while on holiday in Turkey. Why? Because he was a former combat medic … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn raised tough questions about terrorism. But there’s one nobody wants to ask

It takes a brave politician to raise awkward questions about the wider causes of terrorism. Such as Britain’s chaotic foreign interventions in Libya and the lessons not learned. And Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn did just that on 26 May. … Continue reading

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British jet fighters aiding Kurdish forces in Syria may impact on UK trial of ‘anti-terrorist fighter’

The British government is now deploying Tornado fighter jets to directly assist anti-terrorist ground forces in northern Syria. In the US, meanwhile, Donald Trump has signed an order to arm those same forces. And both of these developments could directly influence the … Continue reading

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