Saturday 5th November in Whitechapel
Dale Farm: Building the Traveller Solidarity Movement
A meeting of in-depth debate and discussion.
The ongoing Dale Farm eviction does not mean that we as a Travellers solidarity movement have failed. This is only the beginning as the struggle of Travellers all over Britain continues with multiple communities under the threat of eviction. […]
After the disgraceful footage of the brutal police crackdown at the Occupy Oakland assembly on Tuesday,Â this film shows the context in a beautifully clear way.
This is the most inspiring yet harrowing film I’ve seen so far on the Occupy Movements.
From SQUASH Campaign
Housing charities, MPs, squatters, property consultants, activists, lawyers and artists have accused the coalition government of sneaking in an amendment to the Legal Aid and Sentencing Bill announced on Wednesday by Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to â€œmake squatting in residential buildings a criminal offenceâ€. Campaigners say the amendment will not take into account […]Read more →
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The Court of Appeal has just rejected the residentsâ€™ right to a judicial review, which means that Basildon Council will be able to come on to conduct an eviction from now onwards. We need supporters to come down as soon as possible to help resist this eviction. We need people to come willing to […]
“Capital punishment is the most premeditated of all murders”
Tuesday night I, with around 300 others, answered Amnesty International’s call to hold a vigil for Troy Davis, outside the US Embassy in London. It seemed inconceivable that the world’s most powerful democracy could execute a man, especially a man whose conviction had appeared to be […]
High street retailers accused of lack of action to prevent ‘sweatshops’
High street retailers are failing to take enough action to end poverty pay for overseas workers, says a new report being released as the champagne corks pop to celebrate the start of London Fashion Week.
The list, from the campaign group Labour Behind the Label, compares […]
From Dale Farm Solidarity London (dalefarmldn[at]gmail.com)
On Thursday 15th September, friends and supporters of the Traveller site at Dale FarmÂ in Essex and activists from various campaigning groups will assemble in a flash mob to create a â€œcardboard cityâ€ at the offices of the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Supporting activists and groups include No Sweat, […]
As the launch of Camp Constant on August 27th approaches, the authorities appear poised to blockade Dale Farm.
WATER AND ELECTRICITY TO BE CUT
The Council have released information that they intend to cut water and electricity supplies from Dale Farm after the eviction notice period expires on midnight 31st August. This will leave sick, elderly, young, […]
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