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.
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 →
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 →
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.
African migrants are today going to be left homeless after the French Police this morning evicted an abandoned warehouse in Calais that was home to around 80 African migrants from Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia.Read more →
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 […]
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:
A peaceful demonstration will be taking place at the Royal Thai Embassy, in Westminster in response to the extrajudicial killings of protestors in Bangkok yesterday.
The ongoing political crisis in Thailand starting from the military crackdown on the protesters of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), also known as the â€œRed Shirtsâ€, since 10 […]
An open letter by a Thai Labour activist: Junya Lek Yimprasert
Dear Comrades and Friends,
Surely you are monitoring the crisis in Thailand, one the worst and most cruel crackdowns in Thai history. It began on April 10. In just over a month the number of counted bodies is already over 60. Most have been killed by […]
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