Refugee crisis: violent push backs in the Balkans

March 4th: In spite of severe weather conditions, push backs of refugees in the Balkans continue.  Are You Syrious present the report on illegal push-backs from Croatia.

Human aspect of refugee crisis: When can my life start again?

February 18th: This text is published with permission from Are You Syrious (AYS): a group of volunteers working with refugees across Europe.

Calais border, news after the May-Macron summit

January 31st: This text was contributed to Freedom News by a long-standing No Borders activist.

Chile: Lies, dam lies and a Mapuche activist murdered

January 30th: It has taken nearly a year-and-a-half of fighting the authorities, and a second autopsy, to confirm what the family of Macarena Valdés Muñoz already knew – she was hanged after her death.

Your home is at risk…

January 29th: Social housing is under attack from privatisation, gentrification, and straight up neglect.

Chris Cole on class and peace activism

January 9th: Chris Cole is most famous for his involvement in raids on warplanes in the 1990s, has been active at the heart of British peace activism for 30 years, and currently writes on drone warfare.

Fortress Europe: a View From Its Eastern Border

January 3rd: European attention to the ongoing crisis of migration is mostly focused on the Mediterranean.

Wealth blinds our rulers to the truth about homelessness

December 29th: Recently the National Audit Office (NAO) published a study which was of surprise to no-one — notwithstanding the blustering pretend humbug of neoliberals and Tories — showing that welfare cuts cause homelessness to rise.

Frestonia and Me

December 15th: A former resident writes on their experience of the Free and Independent State of Frestonia, a unique 1977 rebellion in Kensington and Chelsea by a community which today is under threat from London’s rampant gentrification monster.

Stopping the Haringey Development Vehicle

December 8th: In common with estates and boroughs in city and town centres all over Britain, Haringey is facing a major redevelopment drive which threatens to gut its local community.