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Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed?

03 April 2021
While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.

Anger as police action at Clapham Common is deemed to have been ‘justified’

30 March 2021
A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.

How to join the Kill The Bill protests on 2, 3, 4 April

30 March 2021
A list of some of the protests set for the Easter holiday

Key issues in the fight against the police bill

29 March 2021
With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do

Thousands protest across Britain after third night of police violence in Bristol

27 March 2021
Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.

Tories’ new clampdowns go beyond threat to protests

27 March 2021
The easing of lockdown measures will be met with the Tories ramping up repression. Home secretary Priti Patel is ready to unleash a raft of measures that scapegoat the most oppressed and clampdown on opposition

Letters—The police put us in danger at protests in Newcastle

26 March 2021
Our demonstration in Newcastle against the police bill and violence against women wasn’t as dramatic as the one in Bristol. But the police made us less safe.

Bristol police on the rampage against protesters for the second time in three days

24 March 2021
Riot cops attacked a peaceful protest on College Green in the centre of the city

Unite to smash the system of the real thugs

23 March 2021
There is a minority group of thugs in Britain that spread violence and misery. It consists of the Tories and the police.

Anger towards the police continues in Cardiff

23 March 2021
Protests in Cardiff, South Wales, continue to demand justice for Mohamud Hassan who died following contact with police.

Could longer sentences help to protect women? 

22 March 2021
A new movement has brought to the fore questions about how we beat sexism. Sadie Robinson argues liberation won’t come through the current justice system

Pepper spray, dogs, batons and horses—police were the real thugs in Bristol

22 March 2021
The establishment has reacted with horror to the furious protest that erupted in Bristol on Sunday. Around 5,000 people joined a demonstration against the new Tory police bill that would make it much harder for people to protest.

‘We’ll unite to kill Tory police bill,’ vow activists from across movements

18 March 2021
A call to unite and resist the Tories’ protest-smashing Police Bill went out from an online meeting

We need ‘serious disruption’ to kill Tory police bill

17 March 2021
MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.

Thousands take to streets as MPs clear way for protest-smashing Police Bill

16 March 2021
Chants of “Kill the Bill” rang out in Parliament Square on Tuesday night. Thousands of people took to the streets against a new assault on the right to protest—as well as sexism and the police.

Protests have power to disrupt their system

16 March 2021
The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

The establishment quakes following police violence

16 March 2021
The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Protests say Met boss should go

16 March 2021
Calls are growing louder for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick to resign following the police’s violent handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last Saturday.

Join day of action on 20 March—say no to racism

16 March 2021
Anti-racists worldwide are preparing to mobilise in street protests and online rallies this Saturday.

Third night of mass protest takes on sexism and police repression

15 March 2021
Over 1,000 angry protesters raged through the streets of central London on Monday on the third night of protest against the sexist system

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