Shadia Abu Ghazali, the first Palestinian female martyr killed while defending her city of Nablus under attack by Israeli forces during the 1967 Six-Day War.
"The Palestinian cause is not a cause for Palestinians only, but a cause for every revolutionary, wherever he is, as a cause of the exploited and oppressed masses in our era."
— Ghassan Kanafani (غسان كنفاني)
‘The Guardian - independent radical newsweekly’, New York, 1968. The Guardian was an independent leftist newspaper published between 1948 and 1992.
An amusing Republican anecdote to correspond with the anniversary of Stalin’s coming to power on this day in 1922. Gerald Boland was in Russia following the Irish Civil War to buy arms and he met with Stalin. They were discussing the Irish Revolution when Stalin enquired as to how many Bishops had they shot? When Boland replied; “none.” Stalin shook his head and sighed; “Are you people serious at all?”
Fidel Castro lighting a cigar during the Cuban Revolution c.1959
United Red Army