First watch this 5 minute video on the assassinations
Second, please take a moment to sign this petition that will be submitted to South Africa House, London on Saturday 22nd November.
Below is the hyperlinked version of the petition text.
Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM) is a grassroots, democratic and member-led organisation based in Durban, a city in the KwaZulu-Natal [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
[Content note: This article discusses police-led violence and sexual abuse]
ACTION: Join the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) Procession 2014 on Saturday 25th October
The cold edifice of glass and concrete, that is the offices of the Crown Prosecution Service, was met in the warm August sun with several indomitable figures from the United Families and Friends [...]
“It’s offensive, it’s like our narrative is always being told from the perspective of being enslaved or being in servitude when there’s so much more to African history than just slavery.” – Sara Myers, lead campaigner of Boycott the Human Zoo
“The role of the white liberal in the black man’s history in South Africa [...]
Friday 12th September, 4pm
66 Shoe Lane
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/690368971038985/
On Friday 12th September, Deloitte, the biggest professional services company in the world, is facing a wave of angry demonstrations outside one of their offices in Central London.
The protests are organised by the contracted cleaning workers at Deloitte, who speak of a culture of bullying, unsafe working [...]
It’s 2013, a bustling Monday night and autumn has finally started eyeing up winter clothing. Inside my chosen venue, the walls are lined with baby-faced images of the alternative comedy elite: faces who make you laugh, but with a clear conscious. Up there, in their pre-pubescent glory, Baddiel, Skinner, Merton, I kid you not, are [...]Read more →
[Content note: references to racial violence and rape]
Welcome to a world where Diane Abbott stumbles to say what David Lammy states fearlessly. Where The Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh did what Ed Miliband couldn’t. James O’Brien elegantly provided an open door but leading political figures declined the offer. Contrary to what appeared to many as obvious, Cameron and [...]
By Wolfgang Moneypenny/ @MoneypennyHomes
For the past year or so it has felt like housing politics has entered the Zeitgeist, perhaps another steroidal effect of George Osborne’s potentially reckless Help To Build stimulus. There has been a growth in dialogue and activism. And now the Labour Party enters the conversation by beginning to release details of planned [...]
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