Monthly Archives: June 2017

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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Jobstown trial – charges dropped against one defendant

The trial of the Jobstown protestors continues in Ireland, but one defendant, Ken Purcell, has walked free already after the prosecution’s case against him totally collapsed. The verdict for the other six defendants is expected soon. Meanwhile, a number of … Continue reading

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Grenfell: one local’s perspective

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Orgreave anniversary rally, Saturday 17th June

While today will see people gathering in London to protest against one contemporary example of capital’s sickening contempt for our lives, tomorrow people in Sheffield will be gathering to commemorate an older one, and to continue the decades-long fight for … Continue reading

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Grenfell latest: Grime tonight (Thursday 15th), demand justice tomorrow

Two upcoming events supporting the Grenfell victims: tonight there’s a grime night in Shepherds’ Bush raising money for those affected, hosted by New Grime Order and BurnOut LDN. Tomorrow there’s a demonstration outside the Department for Communities and Local Government, … Continue reading

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