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Sovereign pay offer rejected

London Sovereign bus drivers have rejected a below inflation pay offer. Drivers at the Harrow and Edgware garages in north west London voted 105 to 21 against the offer on Friday of last week.

Death and the Maiden - Harold Pinter Theatre

This harrowing story of revenge returns to the West End 20 years after it was first performed.

You Don’t Like the Truth: Four Days Inside Guantanamo

This harrowing documentary shows the full brutality of the "war on terror". It focuses on Canadian citizen Omar Khadr, a 16-year old accused of fighting US forces in Afghanistan.

Vote backs Abdul Omer

The campaign to reinstate victimised trade unionist Abdul Omer Mohsin was boosted on Sunday when his colleagues at Harrow bus garage voted 17-0 to support him.

Oranges and Sunshine

Jim Loach—son of left wing film maker Ken—directs this harrowing drama.

Tom Behan in his own words

‘I grew up in Harrow, or more precisely Rayners Lane. The public school up on the hill had nothing to do with our world. In fact one of the first times me and some mates ever went up there was when we bunked off one afternoon.

Activists organise against a planned English Defence League rampage in Wembley

15 June 2010
Activists in Brent and Harrow in north west London have sprung into action after hearing that the English Defence League (EDL) is planning to come to their borough.

Defend Abdul Omer: Don’t let Sovereign break the bus union

06 April 2010
Bosses at Sovereign Bus company have sacked Abdul Omer, the Unite union convenor for Harrow and Edgware garages.

Racists beaten again in Harrow

15 December 2009
The racist campaign against the Harrow mosque in north west London suffered another humiliating defeat last Sunday as hundreds of anti-fascists came out to defend the Muslim community.

Fighting the racist EDL in Nottingham and Harrow

08 December 2009
Seven hundred anti-racists and anti-fascists stopped the Nazi thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) from marching through Nottingham city centre last Saturday.

Stop racist EDL marches in Nottingham and Harrow

01 December 2009
Anti-fascist campaigners in Nottingham and Harrow are preparing to counter two demonstrations by the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL).

Wounded: Soldiers that the army would rather you didn’t see

15 September 2009
This harrowing documentary follows two British soldiers who have been horrifically injured while fighting in Afghanistan.

Anti-fascists drive the Nazis out of Harrow

15 September 2009
"Harrow united – no racists here" read one handmade placard on the 2,000-strong anti-fascist demonstration in north west London on Friday of last week.

Bus workers join the anti-EDL protest

15 September 2009
There were groups of bus workers on the Harrow demonstration from at least four local garages.

Defend the Harrow mosque

01 September 2009
"We won’t let racists or fascists divide us." That is the message from Harrow, west London, in response to plans by racist thugs in the English Defence League (EDL) to hold an anti-Muslim protest at Harrow Central Mosque on Friday 11 September.

Nottingham ‘terror arrests’: ‘The clampdown is about trying to depoliticise us’

03 June 2008
The harrowing story of Rizwaan Sabir – a postgraduate student studying terrorism who was arrested for downloading an Al Qaida training manual – is testimony to the Islamaphobia that has been whipped up by politicians and the media.

Peter Eldridge (1935-2006)

04 March 2006
My earliest recollection of Peter is seeing him reading out the announcements over the tannoy on the platform at Harrow on the Hill underground station.

Labour's punishing trial for the Yarls Wood refugees

19 July 2003
REFUGEES WHO hoped to find peace and justice in Britain have been grilled by prosecution lawyers in the Yarls Wood trial taking place at Harrow Crown Court. Yarls Wood is New Labour's refugee detention centre in Bedfordshire. After a fire destroyed most of the centre on 14 February last year the refugees were arrested and faced charges including violent disorder. They could be sent to prison.


06 January 2001
TURKEY: The Turkish state murdered 30 left wing political prisoners in a military assault on 20 prisons just before Christmas. The massacre was so savage that it brought condemnation even from European governments that are keen on Turkey joining the European Union. The roll call of the dead and how they died is harrowing:

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