FIVE peace campaigners were arrested yesterday after blockading the Trident nuclear weapons base at Coulport in Scotland.
The five locked themselves together using concrete blocks and metal tubes at 7am across the access road leading to the base.
Police were forced to use...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
The Paralympics are a perfect time to raise awareness of attacks on disabled people’s rights, says DEBBIE JOLLY
Tuesday 30th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
KEITH FLETT discusses the history of counting protesters and questions its validity
Tuesday 23rd Aug 2016
FIFTY people were arrested after violent clashes with police erupted at annual anarchist gathering the Million Mask March.
Thursday night’s protest outside Parliament, organised by Britain’s Anonymous group, was marked by the deployment of thousands of extra police officers...
Saturday 7th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TRADE unionists and civil rights campaigners held a series of protests yesterday as MPs debated the oppressive Trade Union Bill in Parliament.
A 22-metre banner reading: “Stop the Anti-Union Bill” was hung opposite the House of Commons in the morning by members of the Right...
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
HUNDREDS of protesters invaded London’s British Museum yesterday in an anti-oil protest festival, as pressure for the gallery to drop BP’s sponsorship mounts.
Arts and environmental groups including Art Not Oil and Liberate Tate hosted a series of performances in many of...
Monday 14th Sep 2015
Social media monitoring will severely hamper the right to protest
Tuesday 8th Sep 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A MAN tried for defying police orders to leave the plinth of Winston Churchill’s statue on Parliament Square after protesting there for over 48 hours was acquitted in court yesterday.
Danny “Plinthman” Freeman was arrested last October after staging his protest...
Friday 21st Aug 2015
In the bloody savagery of the government’s attacks is a chance to build a true mass movement, writes ROB GRIFFITHS
Saturday 20th Jun 2015
ALMOST 1,000 people marched through Cardiff city centre on Saturday in protest against government austerity.
The turnout dwarfed that of the previous weekend’s protest, also organised by Cardiff People’s Assembly (CPA), at which singer Charlotte Church’s “mad as...
Monday 18th May 2015