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LETTERS: ‘I was made to go through interrogation by the state’

Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more

LETTERS: Behind the headlines—brutal police repression for refugees

There’s a lot of desperation here in Calais.

LETTERS: They won’t stop us fighting for solidarity with Palestine

Plus We must defend the NHS, keep cash for the councils and cop spies

LETTERS - the state will try the same old tricks in Rashan Charles inquest

Rashan Charles, who died in east London last year, was the latest in a long line of young black men killed after contact with the police.

LETTERS: Our strike votes show we can beat Tory anti union law

The UCU union’s fantastic ballot result last Monday should give every worker a real boost.

Letters - violent police will protect the bosses’ elite conference

Spare a thought for John McDonnell this week. He’ll be abandoning his comfort zone to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

LETTERS - We can build a campaign to make life in Scarborough fair

As a resident of Scarborough—Britain’s low-pay capital—I was uplifted to learn of Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to get Labour campaigning in “left behind” communities.

LETTERS - Councils must be held to account over their child abuse failings

A recent court ruling could mean that councils won’t have to grant compensation to victims of abuse that they failed to protect.

LETTERS: Universal Credit nightmare has made me more political

My mother sadly passed away last May and the tenancy of our flat was transferred to me. I was told to move onto Universal Credit.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

LETTERS: The Chennai Six case is a story about capitalist wars

The “Chennai Six” are no doubt going to get a heroes welcome when they finally return.

LETTERS: We’re fighting Islamophobia and sexism at our university

Schools inspectorate Ofsted’s decision to question Muslim girls wearing a hijab is racist.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

LETTERS: Unions get behind fight to save Women’s Aid service

A campaign to defend South Yorkshire Women’s Aid has been receiving an absolutely fabulous response from the trade unions.

LETTERS: Unions must be at forefront of challenging harassment

Revelations about the extent of sexist abuse in Hollywood and Parliament are shocking. But if you’re a woman worker in 2017, sexual harassment at work is rife.

Letters: Tories’ hypocrisy is exposed over question of free speech

The minister for universities, Jo Johnson, is on the warpath for freedom of speech, he claims.

Letters: we teaching assistants will fight on after a divisive deal

There’s a lot of hurt among Durham teaching assistants (TAs) after the latest pay deal was accepted.

LETTERS - Harvey Weinstein exposes society riddled with sexism

I’ve been sickened, but not surprised, by the recent exposure of film producer Harvey Weinstein’s horrific treatment of women in the film industry.

LETTERS: Boris Johnson’s Libya insult exposes warmonger Tories

Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.

LETTERS: The fight is on to repeal Ireland’s anti-abortion Eighth Amendment

Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.

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