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Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering

Don’t stop protest against the G7 gathering The leaders of some of the most powerful states in the world will gather in June in Carbis Bay, Cornwall for the G7 summit.

Biden’s economic shift boosts bosses

Biden’s economic shift boosts bosses JOE BIDEN, a veteran Democratic Party politician, was generally seen as the continuity candidate when he ran successfully for the presidency of the United States. “Continuity” here means with the previous Democratic administrations of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

How the Syrian revolution was lost

How the Syrian revolution was lost A decade on from the beginning of mass protests in Syria, Nick Clark investigates how murderous state repression and Western imperialism drowned resistance

Free Julian Assange

Free Julian Assange A court decision on Monday blocked Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States.

Philadelphia revolts against racism after police killing of black man

Philadelphia revolts against racism after police killing of black man The city of Philadelphia has seen two days of militant mass protests after the police shot and killed Walter Wallace, a 27 year old black man on Monday.

Syria is a battlefield of imperialist rivalry

Syria is a battlefield of imperialist rivalry Russia’s military intervention in Syria has confirmed the most basic reality of the war—outside powers increasingly dominate Syria’s fate. 

Activists take to the shops against tax dodging Starbucks

11 December 2012
Anti-cuts group UK Uncut targeted more than 40 branches of tax-dodging coffee chain Starbucks on Saturday of last week.

Two sets of Amnesty workers to strike together on Tuesday

13 November 2012
Workers at both Amnesty International’s UK branch and its International Secretariat (IS) are set to strike together on Tuesday of next week.

Refugee family taken in dawn raid

30 October 2012
There is outrage over the way the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has deported an Egyptian family from Cardiff.

Activists demand an end to Tory attacks on women's rights

25 October 2012
Over 400 joined the UK Feminsta lobby of parliament yesterday (Wednesday) to demand that their MPs stop attacking women’s rights.

Striking Amnesty UK workers hit out at their bosses' hypocrisy

11 October 2012
Workers at human rights organisation Amnesty International UK struck for the second time in east London on Wednesday against management plans for redundancies. The cuts have come as a shock for the workers, who are members of the Unite union.

Reports round-up

02 October 2012
Strike at Amnesty for workers’ rights Workers at Amnesty International UK are set to strike on Wednesday of next week. This will be their second walkout against management’s continued

Workers fight for their rights at Amnesty UK

18 September 2012
The London office of Amnesty International UK was almost empty on Wednesday of last week as workers struck to defend their jobs. There were at least 30 workers on the picket line by mid-morning.

Amnesty International UK workers strike to defend jobs

12 September 2012
The London office of Amnesty International UK was almost empty today (Wednesday) as workers struck to defend their jobs.

Tim: United Kingdom

11 September 2012

Protesters rail against Atos

04 September 2012
Over 500 people rallied outside the offices of Paralympic sponsor Atos in central London last Friday. This was part of a day of action by Disabled People Against Cuts (Dpac) and UK Uncut.

Reports round-up

04 September 2012
Amnesty workers strike against cuts Unite union members at Amnesty International UK have voted to strike on Wednesday of next week.

Hundreds protest outside Atos headquarters then blockade DWP

31 August 2012
More than 500 people rallied outside the offices of Paralympic sponsor Atos in central London this afternoon as part of a day of action called by Disabled People Against Cuts (Dpac) and UK Uncut.

Protest against UKBA next week to defend London Met students

31 August 2012
Lecturers at London Metropolitan University have called a protest against the UK Border Agency (UKBA) after it revoked the university’s licence to teach non-EU students.

Shock UKBA decision hits London Met's international students

30 August 2012
Up to 3,000 international students at London Metropolitan University face possible deportation after the UK Border Agency (UKBA) revoked the university’s licence to teach them.

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