New court support group, Activist Court Aid Brigade, forms after closure of LDMG

LDMG is dead, long live ACAB! The demise of the Legal Defence Monitoring Group (LDMG) – the country’s longest standing defendant support organisation – left a conspicuous hole in the activist legal support apparatus that emerged from the anti poll tax campaign, Climate Camp and the 2010 student protests. While GBC and other Netpol affiliated

Dutch peace campaigner faces up to a month in jail following a peaceful protest at the Faslane nuclear submarine base

Dutch peace campaigner Willemien H faces up to a month in jail following a peaceful protest at the Faslane nuclear submarine base near Helensburgh on Wednesday morning. The retired sonar engineer, a resident of the nearby Faslane Peace Camp, was arrested and charged with Breach of the Peace when she chained herself to others to

London: protest against Trump-inspired law that would endanger sex workers

Sex workers yesterday joined with other feminists and human rights activists to voice their opposition to a Trump-inspired ‘anti-trafficking’ law –  in the US  known as SESTA/FOSTA  – ahead of a debate on mirroring them in the UK, which was held in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The proposed legislation, brought to the Parliament

Germany: Antifa stops AfD march

AfD march in Rostock had to be cancelled mid way due to blockades on its route and security concerns. Notwithstanding the recent polls indicating that AfD is the second most popular political party in Germany, only about 300 of its supporters gathered in Rostock on Monday evening to protest against the alleged “Islamization” of the