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 →
Archive for ‘Press releases’
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[…]
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[…]
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.  The City of London have continually courted controversy from plans to commercialise the supposed ‘public’ space from dog walkers,[…]Read more →
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]Read more →
This Jubilee weekend, at noon on Sunday 3 June by the steps of St Paul’s, Occupy London invites you to its Occupy Democracy event. With speakers including John McDonnell MP, Donnachadh McCarthy, Peter Tatchell, Alberto Durango (IWW City Cleaners Branch), Dr Louise Irvine (NHS); plus representatives from the Jubilee Debt Campaign and Occupy London’s Real[…]Read more →