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Case dismissed for Occupy London’s #M12 five

Five Occupy London supporters viewed as a threat to the reputation of the UK economy have had the cases against them thrown out of court – with every single arrest deemed unlawful by the presiding judge.
District Judge Lachhar at Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court in West London dismissed the case this week (19 September) against the[…]

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The Occupied Times #16

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[…]

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Whose Games? Occupy London to join Counter Olympic Network protest on Saturday

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[…]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ Judgement

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[…]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ in Court

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[…]

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New Hampstead Heath Community Occupation

The Occupy Nomad camp in London has just arrived and are building a new space for political discussion in Hampstead Heath – the Vale of Health, which is managed by the City of London Corporation. [1] The City of London have continually courted controversy from plans to commercialise the supposed ‘public’ space from dog walkers,[…]

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Creating Alternatives – new series of community-themed assemblies starting Saturday 16 June

Occupy London warmly invites individuals, grass-roots organisations and community groups to join us for a discussion of the ideas, experiences, visions and strategies that will make better social living a practise. By sharing our stories and community based approaches, we can find common ground.
This series starts on Saturday 16th June and will continue each[…]

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Occupy: Finsbury Square eviction, Pilgrimage for Justice tomorrow, Folk the Banks album release, Carnival of Dirt

Finsbury Square eviction imminent
The potential forceful eviction of the Occupy London Finsbury Squarecamp is expected to happen in the early hours in the next few days, with residents choosing to mark the eviction with peaceful resistance. The potential eviction follows Justice Hickinbottom ruling on Friday at the High Court that Islington Borough Council has[…]

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Occupy London supports Occupy Rio+20 Peoples’ Petition

Demands distributed en masse at UN meeting in New York
Sign-on petition website launched

Occupy London has joined with other members of the global Occupy movement to issue a radical sign-on statement calling on negotiators at the UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development to raise their ambition to the level that the science demands. Noting[…]

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