Monday, 16th December 2013
Summary by Obi based on article in The Northern Gas Gala.
The fracking test site at Barton Moss has been blockaded with a giant wind turbine blade!
Around fifty people arrived at 5.30 this morning to leave this imaginative early Christmas gift for fracking company IGas.
The Barton Moss site, near[…]
Monday, 16th December 2013
BY Tim Williams
Police arresting a Legal Observer.
Below is a Barton Moss Protection Camp update from BIFF and Tim Williams, Legal Observer and Protector. They are in Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester.
Update 9th December 2013. Monday evening Barton Moss Protection Camp:
“All bar one of our protectors[…]
This article was derived from BIFF ! (Britain & Ireland Frack Free)
Published on 13 Dec 2013 on BIFF’s Facebook
The Greater Manchester Police are reaching new levels of brutality and unjustifiable arrest at IGas Barton Moss Drilling Site
Today, two of them threw a disabled man into a ditch – apparently breaking his knee[…]
As claims of economic recovery take hold on either side of the Atlantic, there is a risk that Occupy and other activists will struggle to gain sufficient momentum to halt the dismantling of health, environment and social protections and challenge the austerity prescription. No doubt most people are much poorer than five years ago but[…]Read more →
10,000 Cuts and Counting event in Leicester.
By Michael Barker 08/12/2013
Yesterday around 50 protesters gathered by the Clock Tower in Leicester to remember those whose have died and those still suffering as a result of the Government’s assault on the vulnerable, most particularly the disabled. A number of people effected by the Government’s assault[…]
PRESS RELEASE FROM DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS
Affordable Medicines Under Attack for Millions of Poor People Affected by Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 6, 2013—As trade ministers for countries negotiating the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement convene in Singapore this weekend for high level talks aimed at securing a deal by year’s end, the international[…]
People have cautioned against petition fatigue, but please consider adding your name to the petitions below. European Union MPs need to know that they are acting on behalf of the wants and needs of millions of Europeans and petitions are currently one of the easiest ways to communicate with them en masse.
UPDATE: DEMO ANNOUNCED 11/12/2013.
DO COME DOWN TO THE DEMO if you can.
#CopsOff Campus Promo – 11th December 2013
senate house (university of london) was occupied yesterday, without any legal procedures cops came in to facilitate security dragging us out in hours. then there was some more pushing and violent arrests outside and[…]Read more →
International Meeting Minutes 29/11/2013
The international Working Group meets more or less once every two weeks.
This week be hearing from those who participated in the following events:
– preparing for Agora99 http://99agora.net/
– Blockupy conference http://blockupy-frankfurt.org/en/
Plus updates on other international campaigns and networks and how we can contribute to them.
There will be[…]