Yesterday a coalition of activists from ecological and anti-deportation groups joined forces on the runway at Stansted airport to prevent a charter flight taking off, bound for Nigeria and Ghana with people who were being forcibly removed from this country and many of whom feared for their lives and had claimed asylum here.
Last night the activists stormed the commercial runaway at Stansted and locked themselves to the wheel of… Continue reading
I haven’t been on many A to B marches over the last few years due to doubts about state sanctioned protest but I managed to get down to the anti-austerity demo on June 20th in London, and was glad I did.
The part of the march I was in was made up of a wide mix of people and groups; gay people (with a LGSM banner!), straight people, Unions -lots… Continue reading