Protesters occupy HMP Wellingborough construction site

Protesters occupied the construction site of HMP Wellingborough for 6 hours on Friday, successfully halting its work. The work is conducted by a construction, services and property group Kier. The direct action took place during a demonstration against the HMP Wellingborough development, which saw anti-prison expansion activists from across the country gathering to oppose the

Greece: anarchists raid Athens Voice offices in protest at ‘funny comment’ regarding the death of migrant woman

Anarchists from  Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) group have raided the offices of Athens Voice newspaper in Athens in protest at a ‘funny comment’ the paper made in relation to the death of Gayane Kassardjian. Gayane Kassardjian, a 50 year old Armenian woman and hospital caregiver, died last Saturday after she jumped out of the window

BREAKING: Anti Raids Network shut down London immigration enforcement base

The activists from Anti Raids Network have successfully shut down the Eaton House immigration enforcement base in Hunslow. Eaton House is one of four immigration enforcement bases in London. It covers West London area. Immigration enforcement officers plan their operations and leave from there to carry out raids and intelligence gathering visits. The blockade, involving

Bristol: around 100 people block road in solidarity with deportation victim

Around 100 people blocked a street in Bristol’s Easton neighbourhood trying to stop UK Border Agency deportation attempt last night. The stand-off, lasting through-out the night to the chants of “let him out”, “deport Theresa May”, “no hostile environment in Easton”, and “cops go home”, aimed at preventing the police from taking away and eventually deporting

BREAKING: Anti-fracking ‘lorry surfers’ receive custodial sentences

Four anti-fracking activists today received harsh sentences following a guilty verdict for public nuisance for direct action they have taken nearby Preston New Road fracking site. Three activists were sentenced to custodial sentences: two received 16 months, and one 15 months, while the forth protester  received 12-month suspended sentence. The three are the first environmental