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22 February 2021
16 December 2020
The Tories are looking at more ways to restrict the right to protest.
17 June 2020
The slave trade between the west coast of Africa and the Americas over a period of 300 to 400 years was probably one of the most barbaric periods of exploitation in history
29 January 2020
As expected, Boris Johnson has approved Chinese tech giant Huawei gaining licences to build 5G web network infrastructure in Britain.
20 November 2019
Labour's policy announcement to nationalise Openreach and BT broadband infrastructure, and provide free internet for all, has had an impact
4 April 2018
Detainees waved back after protesters chanted, drummed and kicked on the metal fences - the mood became more solemn as they spoke and led chanting from within via loudspeaker
18 October 2017
It is clear undercover surveillance of trade unionists and left activists has taken place - contrary to the myth that it couldn't happen in Britain.
11 October 2017
For almost 100 years a secret ban was operated to deny jobs to thousands of workers involved in trade union activity
28 June 2017
As we go to press, the verdict is expected in the Jobstown trial in Ireland. Six peaceful protesters face trumped-up charges of 'false imprisonment'
10 May 2017
People from across Yorkshire came together to discuss the background of the Jobstown trial and the impact that the verdicts could have on Ireland and beyond
10 May 2017
The trial of Jobstown protesters in Ireland is an attack on the right to protest, but it is also an attack on the working class communities of Tallaght
30 November 2016
Hunger strikes and suicides have increased dramatically in British detention centres. A Freedom of Information request showed that out of an estimated 7,500 detainees over three months, 218 were on hunger strike. 109 had attempted suicide, with 649 on suicide watch.
17 February 2016
The Tories plan to prevent councils - and possibly student unions - democratically boycotting human rights abusers
10 February 2016
Justice Secretary Michael Gove has made a complete u-turn on cuts to legal aid at the end of January.
27 January 2016
The editorial of the Socialist: Increasingly the government's 'Prevent' strategy is facing protest. It is just one example of the Tory's government's accelerating racism and attacks on civil liberties.
15 July 2015
On 22 July 2005 an innocent man was brutally shot to death by police at Stockwell tube station in south London. Ten years later and his family, and the Socialist Party, are still fighting for justice.
3 June 2015
When attending a rally in Westminster on 30 May to defend the Human Rights Act (HRA), Socialist Party members found ourselves in an unexpected and unprecedented situation. We were on a Liberal Democrat protest!
2 June 2015
Tamil Solidarity is demanding the immediate release of Janahan Sivanathan from Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre
18 March 2015
Paul Heron reviews 'On Liberty' by Shami Chakrabati
11 December 2014
The US Senate report on the CIA's interrogation of suspected terrorists amounts to a grisly catalogue of torture. It also points the finger of guilt at the UK government's counterparts
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