A protest outside Downing Street against the newly-elected Prime Minister last night saw a bit of edge that has been sorely lacking in recent years, say our people on the ground. The demo, which had two distinct sections comprising a static early crowd at the gates who were later joined by a rowdier bunch who
On November 16th the Gilets Jaunes movement marked one year since it burst onto the scene and threw a spanner in the works of President Macron’s agenda.
The openly racist and divisive rhetoric of Boris Johnson has emboldened the far right. All across the world the rise of authoritarian neo-liberal governments, ultra-nationalism and openly fascist movements are being resisted by mass anti-fascist action on the streets – from Rojava to Catalunya, Kashmir, Greece and Chile – anti-fascism is international. Last month saw
Indigenous peoples are now leading the struggle, and they refuse to be forgotten and tokenised any more. They are fighting for all, and to get the rights to their ancestral lands and stop the destruction of the environment and the theft of our resources. They are keeping our culture alive and decolonised.
This text was sent to Freedom by our comrades in Chile. It is a summary of the events in the country in recent days and a call for support. After the Chilean government announced that they would raise the price of the metro, last week the high school students started a massive elude of payment
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. Carl Spender of the Activist Court Aid Brigade is here with three things you ought to know about this latest salvo in the cops’ war against
In case you missed it: on Saturday, the Met’s Territorial Support Group (aka the riot squad) raided an XR warehouse in South London, confiscating a load of ‘infrastructure’ destined for the streets of London and arresting at least 8 people for conspiracy to commit public nuisance (the same charge for which Roger Hallam is currently
Around 20,000 people gathered last Sunday in central Moscow to demand freedom for political prisoners. The participants, chanting “Let them go”, demanded an end to repression against anti-government activists after some received jail sentences of up to four years. The activists were prosecuted for taking part in “illegal protests” during the Summer with trumped-up charges
More than 600 people attending Reclaim The Power’s summer festival of resistance just outside Harlow, along with many more around the country, have been taking action over the last few days to directly shut down polluting firms. The most notable action as of last night has been at Keadby 2 in Lincolnshire, which saw climate
Last Friday afternoon, protestors occupied the lobby of Kier; the company contracted to build a new mega-prison in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire Prison abolitionist protest group, Community Action on Prison Expansion (CAPE), is turning attention to the private companies set to profit from increased rates of incarceration amidst the biggest prison expansion project in generations. They are