Pont Valley opencast mine protectors warn of baseless arrest tactics

May 19th: Campaigners against opencast mining in Pont Valley have warned that aggressive police tactics are leading to detentions of people who have committed no crime following the latest set of protests at the site.

Antiuniversity: Sonic corporeality, pubes and a bit of education

May 15th: The programme for this year’s Antiuniversity jamboree was launched today with more than 140 workshops and seminars addressing everything from subverting estate agents’ signs to allotment activism.

Campaigners force May to expand panel for Grenfell inquiry

May 11th: Grassroots pressure from Grenfell campaigners pushed the PM into bringing two new “experts” onto the fire probe today — but only after core building safety and response issues have already been dealt with.

Summer anti-fossil fuel campaigns ramp up in Durham and Lanchashire

May 11th: Direct action at the Banks Group site in Pont Valley has sparked what campaigners say is a police effort at public vilification, while Cuadrilla braces for Block Around the Clock.

Former undercover joins victims in boycott of Spycop Inquiry

May 7th: Former spycop turned whistleblower Peter Francis has declared he won’t have anything more to do with the Undercover Policing Inquiry’s anonymity applications from his former colleagues.

Anti-opencast campaigners speak out at abuse by police and bailiffs

May 1st: Today, members of the now evicted ‘Pont Valley Protection Camp’, have reported ‘sexist’ and ‘abusive’ behaviour, threats of violence and a ‘dangerous lack of safety awareness’ on the part of police and enforcement officers (‘bailiffs’) charged with conducting the eviction of the camp on Thursday and Friday last week.

Mayday solidarity appeal by Russian anarchists

April 30th: This is the Mayday appeal for solidarity with Russian anarchists persecuted by the state.

Gays Against Sharia march draws barely two dozen

April 28th: The rally through Bristol saw Muslim-bashers outnumbered both by anti-fascists and four-to-one by police.

Legal Defence and Monitoring Group Statement on the Hyde Park Case

April 27th: This statement is published on request from Legal Defence and Monitoring Group.

Spycop Inquiry: six more cover names released

April 18th: Yesterday, the public inquiry into undercover policing published the cover names of six more officers from Britain’s political secret police units.