Monthly Archives: June 2017

Late June round-up of workplace, legal and other news

A quick roundup of ongoing struggles and upcoming events: At SOAS, an occupation’s just ended after occupiers received confirmation that: The refectory will remain open, and staff redundancies have been reversed. All catering staff will be moved onto the better … Continue reading

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Justice for Edson: Forest Gate police station, 2pm, Sunday 25 June

According to BLM UK: “Clarification: The protest for Edson tommorow is NOT cancelled. Conflicting messages floating around. A lot of pressure seems to have been exerted by the police to make sure it doesnt go ahead. Family have formally withdrawn … Continue reading

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Jobstown trial: verdict expected on Monday 26th, pack the court!

The long-running Jobstown trial of people accused of “false imprisonment” for sitting down in the road in front of a politician’s car and then walking slowly down the street is finally coming to a close. The verdict is expected on … Continue reading

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London latest: police killing in Newham, dangerous flats in Barnet

New developments in London: the police have killed a man, Edir Frederico Da Costa, known as Edson, in Beckton, Newham. I don’t know what the response will look like yet, but see the JusticeforEdson hashtag to keep up with that … Continue reading

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Dublin: Urgent request to show up for the last days of the Jobstown trial

The long-running Jobstown trial, where several people are facing the serious charge of false imprisonment (kidnapping) for a sitdown protest that caused a politician’s car to be delayed by several hours, is finally coming to an end. The defence campaign … Continue reading

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Workplace, antifascist and other struggles: late June-early July round-up

Another round-up of upcoming events across a few different fronts: Two ongoing disputes, where things are happening very quickly, are at SOAS and Picturehouse Cinemas. At SOAS, the Justice for Workers group occupied the directorate in response to job cuts, … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower: more ways to help

In addition to the various humanitarian appeals that are going around, there’s now a fighting fund specifically for Grenfell Action Group, to help them take on those responsible for the disaster. In addition, a new website, Grenfell Support, has been … Continue reading

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