Matthew Varnham, Director of Legal Observers, questions the City of London Police over their categorisation of Occupy London as Domestic Extremists, following their recent inclusion in a presentation which pictured the movement next to Al-Qaeda and the IRA.  In a letter to the City Police Commissioner, he calls for a public apology to be[…]Read more →
Archive for ‘Press releases’
The lesson of history is that radical social change is achieved by people working together and confronting the dominant power structures over a sustained period of time. The suffragettes, the civil rights activists, LGBT movement, to name a few, have all employed direct action to achieve recognition of their rights. The[…]
Post Office Ltd has been totally committed to closing Whitstable’s Crown Post Office since 2013 – in spite of any cost to our town, residents, businesses and visitors.
When it failed to secure a suitable franchisee in Whitstable it then chose the redevelopment of the Gladstone Road building as[…]
Occupy Gandhi: Parliament Square 4th May 2015
Peaceful Direct Action
Tarpaulin Meditation for Urgent Action on Climate Crisis
Calling for UK criminalisation of fossil fuel exploration and investment.
This Occupy Gandhi Meditation is calling for the immediate criminalisation of UK fossil fuel exploration and investment, recognising that to have any reasonable chance of avoiding catastrophic[…]
Ten Day Occupation of Parliament Square During the Election Will Call For Real Democracy Now!
Occupy Democracy  will step up its campaign for radical reform of our democracy on 1st May when it will establish a ten day festival of democracy on Parliament Square . A packed programme will feature speakers, workshops,[…]
Update. Squatters and Homeless Autonomy at Building 19.
So, far now the security thugs have stepped down after a 15hour siege. The security guards woke us up at 5am and they illegally entered our home. We swiftly acted and informed them about the law and legislation that they should have been following. After we ushered[…]
Sweets Way Resists
Press release – Thursday 2 April
Residents fighting for their homes have occupied an empty house backing onto the Sweets Way estate in Barnet in ongoing protest at tenant evictions. Campaigners are planning a weekend of community fun and resistance in the property which is part of the ‘Sweets Park’ redevelopment.
Press Contact: 07947 884299
This Monday morning, activists from the Occupy movement will deliver a giant arrest warrant detailing Rupert Murdoch’s crimes against democracy.
These crimes include:
War Crimes: All 175 of Rupert Murdoch’s global newspapers backed the disastrous illegal Iraq war.
Tax Avoidance: Murdoch’s News International has avoided billions of pounds[…]
Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square.  The arrest happened when more than 200 #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating a peaceful, solutions-focused occupation to highlight the democratic[…]Read more →