â€œFallen soldiersâ€, â€œBaghdadâ€ and â€œrecruitsâ€ are often terms one would associate with the ongoing conflict in Iraq.
Those terms however now seem to have become part of the rocky lives of a section of young people growing up in Britainâ€™s capital city and this is evidenced by the tragic murders of 69 young Londoners aged between […]
Since 5 February, women in Yarlâ€™s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (Bedfordshire) have been on hunger strike. They are protesting indefinite detention, lack of medical care and legal representation, and inadequate time and help with their legal claim. On top of this, they have suffered racist abuse and other violence from private agency staff. Many are mothers suffering separation from children, and most are survivors of rape and other torture. Their detention is contrary both to international law and Home Office regulations.Read more →
As South African President Jacob Zuma visits London today, members of the Abahlali Solidarity UK campaign will hold a protest at 10 Downing Street to demonstrate against the repression of South African shack dwellersâ€™ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM).
AbM activists were attacked on September 26 and 27, 2009, at the Kennedy Road settlement in Durban , […]Read more →
Abahlali baseMjondolo Solidarity group in association with SOAS War on Want Society Presents:
The Right to Know: The Fight for Open Democracy in South Africa
– A Short Film Showing and Discussion –
7pm – Wednesday 3rd March
Room 4418 (4th Floor, SOAS Main Building)
As Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announce quarterly profits of Â£772 million this week, cleaning workers and their supporters will be demonstrating at their London offices on Friday 12th February.
The demonstration is in protest at attacks on workersâ€™ pay and the dismissal of Alberto Durango, the cleanersâ€™ now former shop-steward.
Judith Amanthis reports on how an innovative artist is pioneering methods of engaging working class communities whilst combating the far-right.
Everyone on the UK left knows why some members of the white ex-industrial working class have voted BNP. None that I know of knocks on doors in Doncaster or Dagenham, says â€œWhat can we do to […]
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