By Daniel Ronaghyon
The UK is officially the second most-popular destination for immigrants arriving to the European Union. A large proportion of newly arrived immigrants come from Eastern Europe. According to the 2011 Census, Poles are now the second largest foreign-born group in the United Kingdom, behind the Indians. We also know that around 37,000 Romanians […]
6th – 7th February
121 Regent Street
London, W1 4TB
One of the London’s most iconic luxury fashion brands will be facing a 48 hour strike accompanied with loud demonstrations outside of their Flagship Regent Street Store
The Independent Workers of Great Britain, the cleaners’ union have organised the strike and protests due to Burberry’s failure […]
From Close Campsfield
EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION AT CAMPSFIELD DETENTION CENTRE
Demonstration with Movement for Justice and Oxford Migrant Solidarity at Campsfield main gates (Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxon, OX5 1RE).
LONDON MEET UP: 8.30am Marble Arch Tube station, see http://conta.cc/1v6B5Xm for more details.
In solidarity with the detainees and their demands.
“We will build houses for you, it is not something we can achieve overnight”
– Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 1994 [link to video]
“We have learned that by demanding decent housing we make enemies, and that by occupying land we make those enemies even more ruthless. But we cannot wait in the mud, shit and […]
Today a campaign by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) was launched to combat the impacts of statelessness around the world. Around 10 million people globally are affected by statelessness – in other words, people without citizenship of any state – which in turn denies them the rights to formal education, healthcare, employment […]
On Saturday I was heartened by the United Families and Friends Campaign against deaths in custody (UFFC) annual march, even though it was still small. Last year around 100 people marched on Whitehall, this year there was a much improved number of around 300. The 300 came together in a year which should be remembered for […]
Muhammad Ali will never die.
October is Black History Month in the UK, so I’m posting a poignant poem by Muhammad Ali on the massacre of 33 African-American prisoners which ended the Attica Prison Uprising. Also his closing statements to the Irish interviewer, Cathal O’Shannon, are also of significance.
It is called Freedom – Better Now
Hello and thank you all for attending the annual conference of the London Campaign Against Police & State Violence or LCAPSV.
The aim of LCAPSV is to end the current practice of police and state violence. Our method is collective organisation. This conference is about coming together, finding each other and creating a new path. […]
This Sunday, the London Campaign Against Police & State Violence (@LCAPSV) are holding their annual conference. The theme is “The Right to Life: Under threat by the State”, speakers include Marcia Rigg who will talk about the recent CPS decision to refuse to prosecute the officers who lied about how the circumstances in which […]
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