From Dale Farm Solidarity
A last ditch effort to stop the eviction at the High Courts has just been turned down.Â This means that anytime after midnight tonight, Dale Farm could face the bulldozers. Dale Farm residents are defiant, refusing to leave their homes, and supporters from the UK and across Europe are standing with them.
From 25 June: Justice for Our Communities
Torontoâ€™s Community Organizations invite you to fight back against theÂ fear mongering of Harperâ€™ billion dollar security fiasco and march inÂ a massive demonstration on June 25th. Harper and global financialÂ institutions are vulnerable to the power of communities rising up andÂ reclaiming space â€“ building the kind of worlds we wish to […]Read more →
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 […]
Somyot Pruksakasemsuk is someone who has been deeply engaged his life in social and political movements since he was a teenager, first as student activist in the troubled time of military rule of Thailand in the 1970s. After the crackdown of military coup on student in 1976, many of them fled to the jungle […]
An Open Letter received by The Multicultural Politic:
To whom it may concern (especially the human rights organizations),
This is urgent information regarding Dr. Suthachai Yimprasert, a historian who was arrested by the Thai authorities on May 24, 2010. Please help campaign for his release.
The UK section of the International Solidarity for the People of Thailand Campaign is calling a demonstration today at the Royal Thai Embassy, 30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB at 4pm – 6pm. Since 10th April, more than 80 people have been killed including non-aligned protestors, independent journalists and Red Shirt leaders. […]Read more →
On this day in Addis Ababa, 1963, Kwame Nkrumah‘s dream of Pan-African Unity was partially realised, the Organisation for African Unity was created and 25th May was declared to be “Africa Day”.
There are very few official celebrations that commemorate this day though the South African Trade Union Congress (COSATU) has released a statement in remembrance.
Earlier TMP Coverage can found here
From Peter Tatchell
Big thanks to everyone who has shown their concern and anger at the outrageous 14-year jail term handed down to Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga in Malawi.
See background to their prosecution and sentence here:
I was hoping to take a little bit of a break after successfully campaigning against the British National Party in the run up to the British general and local elections. However at the early hours of Tuesday 18th May, I received an email from Junya Lek Yimprasert, founder of Thai Labour Campaign, asking for solidarity […]Read more →
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