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The “Right to a Trial” has now been made a “Right to a Fair Trial for the Rich”

  
  

How ironic on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the “right to a trial” has now been made a “right to a fair trial for the rich”….by Donnachadh McCarthy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32078676
This has very serious consequences for the right to democratic protest.
It is pretty gut-wrenching that this one of the last acts[…]

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Occupy Rupert Murdoch Day 1. 23/03/2015

Every cause is hindered, many truths are held back and disharmony, mischief, divisiveness and far worse, caused by corporate controlled media. When facing the clear danger of technologies like fracking and issues like nuclear waste disposal – we face the hurdle of the media every step of the way. NO-ONE who had access to facts,[…]

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Austerity: Tales from the Resistance. Livestream.

Do you know what I love about this period in time right now? How we’ve sort of created our own heroes. To me, many of the people opposing the current economic/social/political order are legitimate heroes. And they didn’t become heroic by wailing in front of Simon Cowell, they became heroic by standing up for what’s[…]

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Campaigners given go-ahead to legally challenge Mayor of London over Parliament Square fencing

Crossposted from Liberty.
Campaigners given go-ahead to legally challenge Mayor of London over Parliament Square fencing.
Liberty’s client has been granted permission to take the Mayor of London to court over his decision to fence off Parliament Square – preventing peaceful protests by Occupy Democracy from going ahead.
The High Court has given the green[…]

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Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square March 7th: climate theme

We are the first generations to feel the effects of catastrophic climate change but we are the last generations who can do anything about it. If not now, when? If not you, who?
On March 7th Occupy Democracy will be returning for its sixth occupation of Parliament Square. This month’s action will begin with an[…]

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Occupy Democracy wrongful arrest update

Wrongful arrest update! Good News. By Donnachadh Mccarthy
Just a quick note to say that the police have informed my solicitor that no charges will be laid against me after their aggressive over the top mauling of me at the Occupy Democracy peacful protest in Tarpaulin Square on Saturday evening.
Huge thanks to the huge[…]

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DEMOCRACY “ARRESTED” OUTSIDE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Protester holding a coffin branded “UK Democracy R.I.P.” arrested on Parliament Square

Despite Judicial Review police disrupt peaceful pro-democracy protests under the cover of darkness

Freedom of the press threatened as NUJ members threatened with arrest and independent livestreamer arrested.

 
Under the cover of darkness the Metropolitan police’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers, on[…]

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Valentine’s Day on Parliament Square, an occupier’s view

It was Sisters Uncut and Divestment Day, it was a vigil for the ‘death of democracy’ and it was Occupy Love. It was Occupy Democracy #5, five cold winter months of assembling at the doors of power, demanding a voice for ordinary folk.
Scriptonite spoke, so did Josh from London Black Revs. Citizen journalists captured[…]

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CALLING ALL LOVERS OF DEMOCRACY TO GATHER IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE THIS VALENTINE’S WEEKEND!

Do you love the idea of a corruption free, transparent, accountable and representative democracy? Do you believe that respect and human dignity should be at the heart of what we are doing, for ourselves, for each other, for society, for our environment and for the kind of democratic governance we seek?

 
Then join Occupy[…]

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