12 peaceful protesters have charges dropped in first two trials.
Judge rules tarpaulin not a structure designed or adapted for sleeping.
£1,945,279 spent in policing operation between mid-October and mid-February.
Police criticised for labelling Occupy Movement ‘Domestic Extremists.’
Judicial Review against Mayor’s decision to close Parliament Square Gardens in run-up to election continues.
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I would like to share the following with you today. Last night, a great friend and trade unionist tagged me in a post to tell me about what happened to him yesterday morning. A message was left on his car – “Union faggots – lets see you get home from here” and drove[…]
DPAC and friends return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget.
DPAC joined by Class War, Streets Kitchen, Black Dissidents, Brick Lane Debates, Occupy & others
Balls to the Budget
Wednesday 8th July, 10.30 am
Big balls, small balls, footballs, tennis balls, volleyballs, handballs, rubber balls, plastic balls,[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
Over the next few weeks the news will be full of the unfolding Greek tragedy, and if current trends are anything to go by most criticism will be firmly directed either at the Greek people – for borrowing so much money in the first place; or[…]
Last summer’s assault on Gaza, which killed over 2,200 Palestinians, was one of the most brutal effects of Israel’s ongoing occupation and colonisation of historic Palestine. The massacre was carried out using drones manufactured by Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. In response, activists occupied Elbit’s factory in Shenstone, causing its operations to grind to a[…]Read more →
The Black Dissidents are a group of black and brown radical activists, fighting against the shackles of capitalism and the institutional injustice that comes with it.
This means that we are anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-capitalist, anti-islamophobia, anti-transphobia, anti-homophobia, and anti-imperialist. We believe that all of these are connected: to fight one, you must fight them all.[…]
The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy
(Update on my Gandhi arrest!)
At 11.30am on Monday – three things were happening for me simultaneuously.
I was giving the talk that I was invited to give about The Prostitute State at the Runnymede Eco-Village Festival of Democracy which was surrounded by police, illegally[…]
The Independent Living Fund in England closes at the end of June yet even now many ILF recipients have no idea what will happen to them after that date. Many are facing cuts in funding and even the threat, as we said was a possibility, of residential care.
DWP are saying there are no problems[…]