Statement from Occupy London Press Team on events in East London tonight:
We’ll be honest: we hadn’t expected an awful lot. The run-up promised little more than an advert to help sanitise the image of some of the Olympics’ grand sponsors. We saw bread and circuses for an austerity-wrought city that feels like it doesn’t[...]
The August edition of The Occupied Times comes out next Wednesday, with a special focus on disability. We have opened up our two centre spreads to some of the best writers and most committed activists in the UK on issues of disability and serious illness. A comprehensive picture emerges of huge pressures being put on[...]Read more →
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Some of those arrested are being represented by Hodge Jones and Allen.
Advice and Support is also available from Green & Black Cross. They are known for training Legal Adviser[...]
Campaigners condemn heavy-handed policing of Greenwash Gold Award ceremony.
A mock awards ceremony at the Olympic Clock in Trafalgar Square descended into farce on Friday 20 July after police arrested seven people taking part. Three people pretending to be corporate representatives from BP, Dow and Rio Tinto were awarded gold medals for being the worst[...]
Occupy London will this Saturday 28 July join more than 40 groups protesting against the Olympics for the ‘Whose Games? Whose City?’ demonstration, organised by the Counter Olympics Network.
“The Olympics are meant to be a celebration of human endeavour. However the ‘people’s games’ in London are subject to the whims of global corporations and[...]
Livestream coverage of the Festival of Resistance.
occupylsx on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free[...]Read more →
Criminality was rife throughout the sub-prime mortgage market, yet no-one was indicted for their crimes; achieving convictions for the LIBOR fixing fraud is uncertain; and now we have the revelations of $billions in drug money being laundered through HSBC. The monetary and banking system is corrupt and taints everything it touches: politics, media, business and[...]Read more →
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 →