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Duzo Ciezko Tesco - Every little hurts

There were solidarity pickets outside Tesco stores up and down Britain on 4 August after two Polish agency workers were sacked.

Basque activists target arms factory

The G8 coincided with Spain's most famous fiestas at San Fermin in which youths dressed in white with red neckerchiefs run with bulls in the streets of Pamplona.

Dale Farm faces eviction

The largest traveller dwelling in the UK is under threat following a decision by Basildon Council to evict all 220 caravans from the site.

Heavy-handed police halt peaceful protest

On Saturday 13 August, shoppers in Brighton town centre witnessed the extent to which our right to protest is being curtailed, when a peaceful demonstration against arms manufacturer EDO was abrupt

Eleven challenge anti-protest zone

"When I pass protesters every day at Downing Street, and believe me, you name it, they protest against it, I may not like what they call me, but I thank God they can.

Activists threatened with deportation

International activists taking peaceful action against the Alcoa Dam in Iceland are at risk of being deported from the country following the passing of a new law which came into force on 13 August.

Shell hell in Ireland

For several years a consortium consisting of Shell, Statoil, and Marathon have attempted to build an unprecedented high-pressure up-stream raw gas pipeline going 9 kilometres inland to a refinery i

Bush demo arrestees call for solidarity

Anti-war activists have called for solidarity as over 20 people face charges following the demonstration against George W Bush’s UK visit in June.

Independence from America

On 4 July Gareth Crossman, Policy Director of Liberty spoke at a cross-party meeting held in the House of Commons aimed at highlighting concerns over the 2003 UK-US Extradition Treaty.

Pirates set sail again

To coincide with the “Iraq Petroleum Conference” held at the Paddington Hilton, on 29 June around 60-70 pirates, met up at Edgware Road station before setting off on an epic voyage down Pra