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 →
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
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