By Jack Mahoney
UPDATE: New York Times story on the victory
The CGT union in Honduras announced that it reached an agreement with Nike on behalf of the 1,800 former workers who sewed Nike college apparel at the factories Hugger de Honduras and Vision Tex. Â One year and six months after the factories closed and failed to […]
Press release from INQUEST
Todayâ€™s decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions not to bring anyÂ criminal charges over the death of Ian Tomlinson follows a line of previous decisions when police conduct has resulted in death or serious injury and no charges were brought.Read more →
Southwark Trade Union Council presents: Southwark Unites against the Emergency Budget at the Salvation Army Community Church Hall, 1 Princess Street, London SE1 6HH on Monday 19th July 2010 at 7pm.
The Coalition Government have declared war against working people and the poor. Despite attempts to dress up the budget as “progressive”, independent economists have given […]Read more →
At The Multicultural Politic, we applaud all those who were involved in the campaign to saveÂ Sakine MohammadiÂ Ashtani, a 43 year old woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery today,Â as it appears that the Iranian Government has responded to the international outcry by reviewing her death sentence. Her life has been saved by all those […]Read more →
At The Multicultural Politic, we support campaigns against discrimination everywhere and anywhere in the world. Across Europe and especially in Hungary and Slovakia, the global recession has strengthened far-right parties and fascist groups. The Gypsy and Roma people have been at the front line of persecution and discrimination especially by these groups in Eastern Europe. […]Read more →
Nine protesters who shut down Aberdeen airport in March last year have been found guilty of breach of the peace. The charges were significantly reduced over the course of the two week trial, with all vandalism charges being dropped.
The jury in Aberdeen – the oil capital of Europe, were the first to hear evidence from […]
by Pokpong Lawansiri
The recently concluded session of theÂ UN Human Rights Council, an intergovernmental organisation tasked to promote and protect human rights worldwide, ended with the election ofÂ Thailand as the new president to the 47-member council.Read more →
As long as injustice continues and the Abhisit government continues to act with impunity we will campaign against them. It is laughable and a mockery for the UN to unanimously elect Thailandâ€™s ambassador in GenevaÂ to be head of the Human Rights CouncilÂ this week.
The UK section of the International Solidarity for Thailand Campaign is holding their […]
From Abahlali baseMjondolo – The South African Shackdwellers Movement based in Durban.
The truth remains. The truth frees. The truth cannot be hidden with lies forÂ ever.
For lies to continue to hide the truth they must be constantly sustained andÂ maintained. For truth to be able to emerge from under the lies we have toÂ constantly remember what has […]
From South Eastern Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA):
Thailand’s Cabinet approved on 15 June 2010 the creation of an online crime agency that will go after violators of the Kingdom’s lese majeste law, media reports said.
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