Tag Archives: Kevan Thackrar

UK prisoner/legal support updates: Extinction Rebellion prisoners, Kevan Thackrar and the JCB 5

The Activist Court Aid Brigade has an update on the Extinction Rebellion prisoners who’ve been held in remand for the Docklands Light Railway action: one has been released on bail, while Mark Ovland is being held at Mark OVLAND A0671EJ … Continue reading

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Cleaning up outsourcing in London, taking on Deliveroo in Manchester: late Feb round-up of class struggle news and events

Posties in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and Wythenshaw, Greater Manchester, are due to walk out on Monday 25th against management bullying. Tuesday 26th is shaping up to be a busy day for self-organised workers’ struggles: in Manchester, Deliveroo riders will be … Continue reading

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Deliveroo couriers to strike in Bristol and London on February 1st, and events diary for February

On Friday 1st February, Deliveroo couriers in Bristol will be striking for a range of demands. They’ve said that couriers in at least 5 cities will be taking part in the action, so far the only other one I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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TGI Strikedays: class struggle and events round-up for early May

A quick update on ongoing workplace and social struggles, and a few upcoming events: Recent notable developments have included the strikes that took place at five McDonald’s stores on May Day, the indefinite strike in Bromley libraries ending with workers … Continue reading

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Against the Close Supervision Centre torture regime: Friday 18th November at HM Inspectorate of Prisons

It’s no secret that the UK prison system is in crisis: even if the situation hasn’t yet reached the levels of open conflict seen in US prisons, every day seems to bring new headlines like screws staging a mass unofficial … Continue reading

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Repression round-up: court and prison news for July 20-25th

A few important notes on repression and resistance over the next few days: Aiden Aslin is due in court in Nottingham on Wednesday 20th to find out if he’ll be charged for allegedly helping the Kurdish resistance against ISIS. London … Continue reading

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