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Save Leyton Marsh 1 Year On!

Save Leyton Marsh Campaign: Reflections One Year On This video documents reflections on the Save Leyton Marsh campaign one year on. Campaigners describe the journey that the campaign took them on, working with Occupy, being challenged in the High Courts … Continue reading

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Defend the Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday 26th June 7pm-9pm Harmony Hall, Truro Road, Walthamstow, E17 7BY   Speakers include: Simon Moore: Campaigner and recipient of Olympic ASBO Alfie Meadows: Student charged with violent disorder after his … Continue reading

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Individuals now guilty of pre-crime: granting of first Olympic ASBO

Does the Olympics by definition constitute a collective good? Even if it does, in pursuit of this collective good should the human rights of individuals be compromised or even suspended? It appears that the authorities believe so. The first ever … Continue reading

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Imprisoned for telling the truth?

On Thursday 26th April Mike Wells, a citizen journalist who writes for the Games Monitor website, was filming unsafe working practices on Leyton Marsh at the chaotically managed Olympic construction site. As a result of his attempt to film and … Continue reading

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