We managed to catch this demo, outside the Syrian Embassy, on our way to the Spanish Embassy demo. As Pedro was livestreaming already, we decided to join the Syrians, demonstrating against the Assad Regime.
It ended up being re-streamed to the Syrian Livestream. SyrianFreedom.
We also encouraged the young people participating to download the Bambuser[...]
The ‘Occupy Eleven’, arrested and charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ” during the eviction of the Occupy camp at St Paul’s Cathedral, have been found guilty but were released this afternoon with conditional discharges. The judge handed out the lowest sentence possible, despite the prosecution’s calls to exclude the accused[...]Read more →
Yesterday, a District Judge declared that there is sufficient evidence for the prosecution case to continue against eleven occupiers who were arrested during the eviction of the OccupyLSX camp at St Paul’s Cathedral on February 28th. The ‘Occupy Eleven’ have been charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ”.
The OccupyLSX camp[...]
If you are ever around the City of London, you would have noticed a number of pianos placed for the amusement of the visitors and city denizens.
We do wonder where the idea originated?
Below, you will find footage of the music found in the OccupyLSX camp, especially the sing songs. Saxophone and Bagpipes were[...]
Weeks June 30 – July 13
1. Repression and police brutality
a) Coal miners’ protest harshly repressed by police in Spain
b) Amnesty International denounces Greek police brutality
c) Protesters in Durban, South Africa, facing increasingly violent repression
a) Mexico: fraudulent elections and anti-fraud actions by YoSoy132 and other activist groups
3. [...]Read more →
Hazel (aka Em) occupied at St Paul’s and now helps out where she can with all things Occupy, most labour-intensively with The Occupied Times. Here she reports on her visit to the Occupy Nomads camp. You can follow her blog at hazelhedge.wordpress.com
The Nomadic Occupy group are currently camped in a corner of Haggerston Park,[...]
Every morning this week, Occupy activists have been up early, quietly placing stickers on the panels of the ‘Boris bikes’, which are sponsored by Barclays.
The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) rate fixing scandal is being described as possibly the biggest fraud in history, affecting hundreds of trillions of dollars of financial transactions.
The Economics Working Group of OLSX/Occupy London have developed a Community Housingdocument to address the many relevant and associated issues. This activity has been supported by the GA of OLSX/OL and after final approval by GA, this petition was delivered by Tammy Samede, Dave Dewhurst and Chris FD to No 10 Downing Street on[...]
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK have fined Barclays Bank a combined $450million for manipulating the LIBOR rate over a period of years.
Why isn’t a criminal investigation underway?
1. London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is used to reference $360trillion[...]