Thursday 16th May | Rich Mix Cinema | 8.00pm | Â£7 (Â£5 conc)
DocHouse Presents: When the Boys Return – With Q&A with Director via Skype
Over the last couple of years more and more official Metropolitan Police twitter accounts have popped up. These are part of the Metâ€™s wider media operation, although the individual accounts are often controlled much further down the ranks – hence the ability not to spell â€œbeggarsâ€ correctly.Â And yesterday, theseÂ twoÂ tweetsÂ (pictured above) were posted by a […]Read more →
The militant cleaners of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) once again launched a surprise demonstration against racist bosses on Friday 3rd May. The migrant workers are fighting bullying managers and standing up to racism and sexism in the workplace.
The two videos below show their latest action in Canary Wharf, in the offices of […]
This Saturday 11th May will see the launch of the Our Tottenham community charter from 1pm at Tottenham Town hall. The launch â€“including a photo opportunity â€“ will be followed by a community picnic (weather permitting).
The charter was produced following a daylong conference on 6th April 2013 where 110 people from over 30 local groups […]
By Luqman Onikosi
A migrantâ€™s life is full of uncertainty. For international students, foreign investors or skilled migrants, we have to justify ourselves in order to be given the chance to stay alive. How can we do this? In a system that decides who lives and dies on the basis of economics and race, our chances […]
Trigger warning: Graphic pictures of victims of violent attacks and stabbings.
While the world’s media counts the toll of those who died in the Savar tragedy (at time of writing it reached 940), the notion of freedom of speech has been severely under attack by Bangladesh’s Awami League led Government and others.Â Â Last month in April,Â Hefajat-e […]
After the multi-award winning feature Injustice, documenting the struggles of families who lost loved ones at the hands of the police, comes a powerful and poetic cinema documentary about resistance to state brutality. Its makers, Migrant Media, are now fundraising to complete post-production on the film and initial distribution. Please support this effort, donate as […]Read more →
Following our previous report on the campaigning Cleaners at the Corporation of London’s Barbican Centre, we now have footage of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain holding a surprise occupation of the centre.
This video shows the cleaners who are mostly migrants facing racist abuse for having the temerity to end poverty pay. Watch the […]
By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
In 1982, 12 young Asian men from Bradford took the stand in court on charges of making explosive devices with the intent to cause damage to property and persons, facing penalties of up to life imprisonment. The previous year they had devised makeshift petrol bombs out of milk bottles in preparation […]
It’s been nearly six months since British citizens Babar Ahmed and Talha Ahsan were extradited to the United States. Just as they and their families feared, they’re now being held in supermax conditions of solitary confinement – alone 23 hours/day in a tiny cell, day after day after day…
On 16 May come see a film […]
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