Global Labour University

In need of solidarity: courageous opponents of uncompromising authoritarianism exile

The New Global Labour Colum is part of the Special Series "Organising Under Authoritarian Regimes". The author, Frank Hoffer, discusses the situation of authoritarian leaders suppressing human rights internally not them suppressing neighbouring countries.

The article argues that enforcing human rights and democracy in a foreign country by war is a contradiction in itself. However, solidarity with people taking up arms in defending these rights against military aggression is an entirely other matter. 

Read the full article here.

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