Sadly the Legal Defence and Monitoring Group collective has decided to dissolve. It is difficult to overestimate how very much needed and appreciated LDMG was. Founded in 1995, its members provided legal advice to hundreds of activists over the last 24 years. They monitored police behaviour and kept track of our court cases. They gave support
If you know, then you know.
Eight years ago, near enough to the day, a handful of activists and homeless had some plans.
The Met have kicked off week 2 of the XR autumn rebellion with an almighty bang, issuing a revised s14 order that effectively bans XR from protesting in London.
Last Saturday, the Kirklees Anti-Fascist Assembly organised a successful protest in response to the Yorkshire Patriots march in Dewsbury.
It shouldn’t really be me writing this obituary of Donald Rooum the anarchist and his time with Freedom Press, as I knew him for a mere 17 years, a relative drop in the ocean of his experiences.