Tag Archives: Greg Curry

Health and safety dispute at Manchester airport, BLM legal defence, the history of the Syrian revolution and more

Reel News report that a dispute over health and safety and blacklisting has broken out at Manchester Airport. In their words: “Construction workers are picketing Manchester airport over the disgraceful treatment that 70 sparks and fitters have received from JCK … Continue reading

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Cleaners told to choose between PPE and their union, zoom debate on university struggle, and more

A few quick notes: On Saturday 20th, the Angry Workers/Let’s Get Rooted project are hosting a discussion with students and university workers from Edinburgh, London, New York and New Delhi. In their words, “Our focus will be to debate how … Continue reading

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International repression news: Bulgaria, Belarus, Indonesia, the US and more

In Bulgaria, antifascist prisoner and prison organiser Jock Palfreeman continues his hunger strike, which has now gone on for a month. The Bulgarian families and friends of prisoners group write: “Jock Palfreeman’s hunger strike is in its 30th day today, … Continue reading

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US prisoner solidarity updates: new commutation campaign for Jalil Muntaqim and fundraiser shirts for Greg Curry

Two quick prisoner solidarity updates: Supporters of Jalil Muntaqim, a black liberation prisoner and former Panther who’s been held since the early 1970s, are launching a new campaign to get him released. “As many of you know, Jalil has been … Continue reading

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Late October round-up of UK work and social struggles and international repression news

In UK workplace-related news, the 30th of October saw simultaneous precarious workers’ demos in London and Glasgow, while security guards at the Ministry of Justice, organising through the grassroots UVW union, have just voted to strike for a living wage. … Continue reading

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The Vaughn/Smyrna 17 face trial, and other US prison/repression news for early October

The Vaughn/Smyrna 17, prisoners facing charges for alleged participation in a prison uprising at the time of Trump’s inauguration, will be going to trial from October 8th onwards, and are asking for displays of solidarity. Further info on the case … Continue reading

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Gearing up for August 21: US prisoner updates

As the August 21 US-wide prison strike approaches, authorities across the country are stepping up repressive measures against inmates who are seen as organisers. In Ohio, Imam Hasan’s hunger strike has entered a second week, and Greg Curry reports that … Continue reading

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