The London Palestine Action Group have managed to close down an Arms Factory in Staffordshire. They are in Day 2 of their occupation. Do yourself a favour and join them. This is how history starts… the good stuff!
The UK arms industry to Israel alone is worth £7.9 billion pounds.
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This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14
Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza
There is a a lot of talk and pats on the back in on-line media that Germany is to reject the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), commonly referred to as the “Canadian TTIP”.
If true this is wonderful news for all the people who support workers and environment rights, democracy and their national[…]
By Inka Stafrace
Occupy in London sent out the suggestion to occupy Parliament Square after the Gaza march through our social media although there was little pre planning. In a relatively spontaneous fashion we wanted to create a space that compliments the large marches (between 45-60,000 turned up yesterday) and utilises the energy and interest[…]
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, London activists call for urgent Parliament Square occupation
“It’s time to stand with the people of Gaza and refuse to leave – #OccupyTheOccupation”
Twitter: hashtag #OccupyTheOccupation, follow @occupylondon; Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1444554505830086/
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, activists in London have issued a call-out for[…]
Crossposted from BEUC: The European Consumer Organization
By BEUC’s Senior Legal Officer, Kostas Rossoglou
Last week in Brussels, scores of EU and US officials held the 6th negotiating round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.
Despite press conferences and civil society briefings the real substance of discussions remains in the dark. However, an[…]
Crossposted from Open Democracy
The TTIP trade treaty talks re-opened in Brussels last week. We should not be reassured by the convenient ‘leak’ of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.
The NHS has become a key battleground for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment[…]Read more →
By Inka Stafrace
People chanted and marched for 2.5 hours from Downing Street to the Israeli Embassy in Kensington to protest the latest Israeli military operation – Operation Protective Edge – in Gaza.
The death toll of OPE is now 307 Palestinians and 2 Israelis and 1 Bedoiun child (by a Hamas rocket). Israeli claims[…]
Press Release : Crossposted from Campact
By Maritta Strasser
European Citizens’ Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA
ECI-Registration 15 July 2015 – criticism: insufficient democratic participation and weakening of standards
Tuesday (15 July), the 47th European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has brought forward its motion for registration at the European Commission. The[…]