Tag Archives: repression

In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past

In the Name of the Future, Rio is Destroying its Past [Please share article http://bit.ly/OpEdProvidencia & accompanying video Providência: 115 Years of Struggle, widely, and tweet after 2pm EST today #remoçãonão #rio2016 as part of Tweetfest taking place as Rio’s … Continue reading

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video – poverty torch relay 27 July 2012

film by Genie Weaver Also there is a great film by DailyMotion here.

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Defence campaign for the Critical Mass 182

From Counter Olympics  Network A meeting to help establish a defence campaign for the Critical Mass 182 – Thursday 9 August Most people will know about Critical Mass bike rides, and about what happened in London last month. If you … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Critical Mass arrestees

While millions watched the London2012 opening ceremony last Friday night, just outside, 182 cyclists were kettled, detained and arrested for the heinous crime of cycling. CS gas was also used by transport police against cyclists. Strict anti-protest bail conditions have … Continue reading

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Another great film

Another great film about the real legacy of London2012. London Takes Gold by Mike Wells While on location shooting footage for this film at Leyton Marsh, Mike Wells was arrested and spent the following 8 days in prison. The authorities were … Continue reading

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Statement of Solidarity with Simon Moore

The following statement has now been endorsed through consensus by Occupy London: On Monday 18th June a two year ASBO was imposed on Simon Moore, our friend and fellow protestor at Leyton Marsh. Like us, Simon believed that what was … 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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