Strikes and workers’ protests mount against “back to work” campaign

By Shannon Jones, 9 May 2020

The incompetence and callous disregard for human life by the capitalist authorities in country after country is fueling an upsurge in the class struggle.

Dozens killed in terrorist attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait

By Alex Lantier, 27 June 2015

The attacks have raised concerns of a global offensive by Islamist terrorist groups that have emerged from US-led wars in Libya and Syria.

Kuwait cracks down on political dissent

By Jean Shaoul, 20 April 2013

The five-year sentence handed out by a Kuwaiti court against opposition leader and former legislator Mussallam al-Barrak is an attempt to silence growing political dissent.

Canada’s military to establish base in Kuwait in push for global presence

By Graham Beverley, 14 July 2011

The Canadian Armed Forces is seeking to establish a worldwide network of bases to allow for the rapid deployment of military force in pursuit of Canada’s imperialist interests.

US State Department human rights reports

Gulf allies: A record of repression and torture

Part 4: Kuwait

By Kate Randall, 27 April 2011

The US State Department recently released its “2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.” This year’s annual report provides details on human rights conditions in over 190 countries. Included are reports on the member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which represents the US-backed monarchies of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait.

US youth returns home after torture in Kuwait

By Bill Van Auken, 22 January 2011

Gulet Mohamed, a 19-year-old American citizen, returned to the US Friday after being tortured—apparently on Washington’s orders—at the hands of the regime in Kuwait.