Tag Archives: solidarity

Fracking near home

Sunday and I joined the rally against iGas’s exploratory drilling for shale gas and coal bed methane at Barton Moss near Eccles, just across the Ship Canal from here. It was a good turnout – my estimate is around 400 … Continue reading

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#Chile40yearson

The flowers outside the Chilean embassy in London today.  Each one represents one of those murdered by the fascist junta installed 40 years ago today. Very moving was the reading of the names of every one of the disappeared and … Continue reading

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE OF TAKSİM SOLIDARITY (RESISTANCE MOVEMENT

16 June 2013 / 14.00 WE ARE AT A LOSS FOR WORDS, BUT SURELY OUR COUNTRY DOESN’T DESERVE THIS! To our student friends are taking their exams right now, we wish you every success, and we wish everyone a happy … Continue reading

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Turkey: police violence in the AKP’s ‘democracy’

received today from comrades in Turkey:- This is our call to the whole world 11 June 2013Police violence that began at Taksim Gezi Park on the morning of the 14th day continues as of midnight. After the failure of the … Continue reading

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Latin America 2012 – needed solidarity but some unanswered questions

A trip to London for the Latin America 2012 day conference.  Although I’ve been involved with Cuba Solidarity Campaign for many years I’d never been to this before.  I was able to combine it with some time with daughter and … Continue reading

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