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Outrage after court allows police ban of Reclaim These Streets vigils

12 March 2021
In a disgraceful verdict the High Court has refused to set aside the police ban on a Reclaim These Streets vigil on Clapham Common

Police arrests follow anti-racist protests in Cardiff

11 March 2021
Those facing charges or potential charges took part in demonstrations after the death of Mohamud Hassan

How can we end this sexist system?

11 March 2021
The apparent police murder of Sarah Everard has lifted the lid on the foul, sexist system that we live in.

The Troublemaker—For Boris Johnson, charity definitely begins at home

09 March 2021
Boris Johnson hopes to set up a charity to pay to refurbish his flat. Johnson apparently wants multimillionaire Tory peer Lord Brownlow to run it.

Don’t let Tory intimidation take away right to protest

08 March 2021
The right to protest is under severe attack as the Tories ramp up the fining of protesters and look set to keep restrictions in place for months.

Anti-racists march on police station after Moyied Bashir’s death in South Wales

19 February 2021
Around 200 anti-racists took to the streets of Newport, South Wales, on Thursday to demand to know who’s responsible for Moyied Bashir’s death.

Vigil marks month since death of Mohamud Hassan after contact with 52 cops

10 February 2021
'I didn’t know there were even 52 officers at the station, how on Earth does that happen?' asks a Cardiff activist

The Troublemaker—Cop tasers ill man nine times

08 February 2021
A Met police officer has been given a final warning after tasering a man with mental distress nine times.

Cop to face probe over the death of Kevin Clarke

25 January 2021
A new disciplinary hearing is set to go ahead over the death in London, while campaigners in Cardiff keep fighting for Mohamud Hassan

End cops’ racist system

19 January 2021
A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.

Cardiff BLM activists defiant after fine for protests over Mohamud Hassan’s death

16 January 2021
Police have moved to fine a Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist in Cardiff, South Wales, after she was part of protests over the death of Mohamud Mohammed Hassan.

Get angry at profiteers, not ordinary people

12 January 2021
Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.

Family demand justice for Mohamud Hassan

12 January 2021
Mohamud Mohammed Hassan was arrested at his home in Cardiff last Friday, released without charge on Saturday morning and died on Saturday night

Don’t let lockdown laws stop our right to resist

08 January 2021
The latest lockdown legislation brings in worrying assaults on protest rights

Protest calls for sacking of cop after attack on black teenager

19 December 2020
Anti-racists rallied on the road outside Tottenham police station on Saturday after fresh footage emerged of a violent assault on a black teenager.

White men most likely to commit child sexual exploitation, says Home Office report

16 December 2020
Most of those who commit child sex exploitation (CSE) offences in groups are white men, according to a Home Office report. 

Surge of anger after cops attack a black teenager

14 December 2020
The cops are facing a backlash after a violent assault on a black teenager in north London last week. 

Cops target socialists in Greece with arrests

07 December 2020
Greek police arrested more than 100 people, including leading members of the Socialist Workers Party, at a rally on Sunday.

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France

06 December 2020
Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.

Inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh gets underway

01 December 2020
A public inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Fife, near Edinburgh, began on Monday.

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