UK Newswire Archive
05-06-2013 10:14The government is welcoming the world’s worst human rights abusing regimes to shop for weapons in London. WHAT WILL YOU DO?
Take part in a week long series of events and actions aimed to hinder the arms fair and reject its legitimacy!
05-06-2013 09:29Saturday 17th August, 11am - 5pm, 173 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ
Come along to a day of training designed to give you a head start in the on going struggle against the arms trade and offers a chance to improve skills and confidence!
On the final leg of my five day Bradley Manning solidarity tour of Bristol and south Wales, I headed west from Cardiff early Sunday morning, through Carmarthen and on to Haverfordwest, where members of Bradley's family still live. My aim was to have a solidarity presence in Haverfordwest as Brad's trial begins in the US. See previous reports from: Bristol | Bristol/Cardiff. This report covers Sun 2 and Mon 3 June, with a few photos of banners etc. to illustrate.
04-06-2013 10:50Last night hundreds of people gathered in Trafalgar Sq to show their support for the people of Turkey as they face the onslaught of state repression.
04-06-2013 09:17Bill Weir, an EDL supporter from the North East has made a shocking admission.
Weir, who spoke at the EDL’s Newcastle demonstration last saturday has admitted that the flagging EDL has gain from the death of Drummer Lee Rigby.
"We did in fact benefit from the murder of Lee Rigby, but it was not our wish or doing......"
04-06-2013 06:51The Mail on Sunday has hired the Rightwing "insider" from the even more Right-wing SPECTATOR. Their boast this past weekend was that IDS would never budge on his
ferocious attack against the poor and the have-nots..
Josiah Mortimer is a student and Green Party activist based in York. Follow him at @josiahmortimer
It is riot season again.
Here is some advice on how to keep yourself and your buddies safe should you happen to find yourself in the middle of a riot.
If you’re going to a protest where tear gas (or pepper spray) may be used, these are the street medic recommendations:
Prevention is far better than cure!
04-06-2013 00:18We will have a people's picnic outside City Hall against the bedroom tax and hopefully a barbecue and maybe even music too. We invite councillors to 'talk to us, not about us'. Maybe we can discuss a no evictions policy and reclassifying homes to help defeat the bedroom tax over a burger!
03-06-2013 14:25There will be a Stop G8 convergence centre in central London, close to the main actions. There will be space to sleep, as well as workshops, skillshares, food, films and more here. We plan to make the space fully wheelchair accessible and a safe space for everyone using it.
03-06-2013 14:12From 8th to 14th June the Stop G8 network will be opening a convergence space and organising anticapitalist actions in London. The convergence centre provide food and accommodation for up to 1000 people. There are four major actions planned including a massive Carnival Against Capitalism on June 11th in the West End of London.