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Fact Sheet: Support Indian Farmers

16th February 2021

18 February – Support the Farmers “Rail Roko” (Railway Blockade) across India 12 pm to 4pm (local time). FACT SHEET Millions of farmers strike against laws that put corporations in charge of land and food production Watch 6-minute video why farmers are protesting The movement to repeal Modi’s three Farm Acts is growing in strength…

Petition: Release organiser Nodeep Kaur from jail

16th February 2021

We join Citizens for Justice & Peace in India to urge you to please sign this petition & share it widely Petition: Release Dalit Trade Union Activist Nodeep Kaur On 12 January, organiser and factory worker, Ms Kaur, with other Kundli Industrial Area factory workers, was participating in the farmers’ protest near the Singhu border…

Message of support to Women Farmers Day, India

18th January 2021

From: Care Income Now! A network coordinated by Global Women’s Strike and Women of Colour in GWS We stand in solidarity with the women farmers of India, whether they are farmers of small family holdings or farm labourers, who are demanding the scrapping of Modi’s three Farm Acts: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion…

BBC: Vanessa Bryant, her mother’s lawsuit and the value of childcare

21st December 2020

By Ashitha NageshBBC NewsPublished2 days agoShare Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant, has found herself at the centre of a torrid domestic drama, within a year of the death of her husband and daughter. She is being sued by her mother. In the lawsuit Sofia Laine argues that she should be…

Event: Haitian Lives Matter – Week of Action 10-16 Dec 2020

8th December 2020

Haitian Lives Matter!JOIN WEEK OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF TODAY’S BLACK JACOBINS   From 10 Dec (Intl Human Rights Day) to 16 Dec (30th anniversary of Haiti’s first democratically elected government)   Today, Haitians are in revolt against a corrupt government backed by the US and other western powers. As the movement has grown, the…

CNJ: Mangrove Nine: justice in the dock

5th December 2020

REVIEWFILM To complement a Steve McQueen Small Axe film, an online account of the momentous trial can now be viewed, writes Bronwen Weatherby 04 December, 2020 — By Bronwen Weatherby Ian Macdonald, Altheia Jones-LeCointe and Selma James in How the Mangrove Nine Won A FIRST-HAND account of the momentous court case that saw nine black men and…

CNJ: “Bill is a move towards a police state”

27th November 2020

Camden New Journal 27 November, 2020 ‘This bill is a significant departure from natural justice and towards a police state.’  • TOM Foot’s November 19 report of the Undercover Policing Inquiry highlighted police surveillance in Camden. Women are giving evidence about abusive sexual relationships with police spies, and the Lawrence family about infiltration to discredit their justice…

Statement: End Police Rape, Brutality, Killings In Nigeria. #Endsars

4th November 2020

In blatant disregard for the lives of fellow African people, Nigerian police are attacking protesters, but we are heartened at the bravery and determination of people in the massive protests against police killing and brutality and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).  The movement in support of the uprising in Nigeria is growing worldwide. We are…

Event: How the Mangrove Nine Won

3rd November 2020

Available to watch until 11 January 2021 here:UK: https://bit.ly/36CsQimUS: https://bit.ly/2X5ieUK A fundraiser for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund How the Mangrove Nine Won Steve McQueen’s ground-breaking BBC1 Small Axe series has brought the story of the Mangrove Nine to public attention. Watch how their historic trial against police racism was won in two compelling accounts by protagonists:…

An anti-racist booklist for our times

18th October 2020

Sex, Race and Class – The Perspective of Winning A Selection of Writings, 1952-2011  Selma James    Foreword Marcus Rediker, Introduction Nina López    PM Press, 2012.  £12 “Selma James is a treasure . . . one of the key political thinkers and activists of our times.” Marcus Rediker, The Slave Ship. “It’s time to acknowledge…