Steven Monjeza & Tiwonge Chimbalanga found guilty of homosexuality
Convicted men hope that an appeal will overturn magistrateâ€™s decision
â€œThis is an outrageous verdict. While Steven and Tiwonge freely confirmed their love for each other, there was was no credible evidence that they had committed any illegal homosexual acts,â€ said London-based human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell who […]
Not Red nor Yellow! We want free & fair elections in Thailand
So the shootings and killings of innocent people has abaited in Thai government sanctioned bloodbath. According to very conservative government figures, at least 60 people have been killed since 10th April when the “Red Shirts” started their campaign for immediate elections.
At last, someone’s come up with a clean, decisive system for holding elections. The way it works is everyone has a vote, and then the management of British Airways and a judge decide the result. They’ve tried this method with the ballot for a strike amongst cabin crews, who voted 7,482 to 1,789 in favour. […]Read more →
An open letter by a Thai Labour activist: Junya Lek Yimprasert
Dear Comrades and Friends,
Surely you are monitoring the crisis in Thailand, one the worst and most cruel crackdowns in Thai history. It began on April 10. In just over a month the number of counted bodies is already over 60. Most have been killed by […]
This post was originally posted as a comment to the previous article:Â “Britain’s New Politics: The Clameron Government”.
That was a totally biased and negative article, and one that fails to mention some of the significant and excellent reforms/policies that are coming, many of which might well be considered â€œLeftâ€ and many which might never have […]Read more →
On Monday 26th April, people involved in the Rising Tide Network have literally puts their necks on the line by chaining themselves to the rails in order to block the rail link to the Ffoss y Fran Open Cast Coal mine near Merthyr Tydfil. They are currently blocking the movement of coal trains from the […]Read more →
Following a third bail hearing on 26 April, Ms K won her long overdue release from Holloway prison.
Ms K participated in the recent six week hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre. She was wrongly labelled a ring-leader by guards and on the fourth day, tricked into leaving the crowd of other women, snatched […]
On the 9th April, in Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia. There were two rallies, one was pro-immigration rally and the other was the anti-immigration rally run by the British National Party’s Australian opposites. TMP contributor and Australian resident and political activist, Anita Ceravolo reports aboutÂ who they are andÂ how anti-fascists should respond.
A year ago today Ian Tomlinson died. He was the latest in a long line of people who have died at the hands of the police. Also on that day hundreds of people were assaulted by police using batons and shields, and thousands were denied the right to move around their city and forced into […]Read more →
It can be frustrating to watch yet another sea of African children being used as window dressing for some other charity drive to guilt-trip the public into diving into their pockets. However last nightâ€™s Channel 4â€™s Dispatches was troubling viewing even for the hardened second generation African immigrant like myself.
Return to Africa’s Witch Children was […]Read more →
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