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27 January 2021
Two Spelthorne Borough councillors; Veena Siva, Jenny Vinson, and CLP chair Sue Bryer, have resigned from the Labour party ahead of May's local council elections
18 November 2020
Disparities in racial progress are getting worse, according to a recent report 'Black people, racism and human rights', by a committee of mainly Tory MPs and unelected Lords.
25 July 2018
Ian Paisley Jr, Democratic Unionist Party MP for North Antrim, Northern Ireland, is set to be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days.
11 April 2018
The 'Stop Repression in Hong Kong' campaign, supported by the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), is planning a day of worldwide protests on Friday 4 May against increasing political repression in Hong Kong and China
28 March 2018
50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK jnr in Memphis: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King junior, who was shot and killed on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while supporting striking sanitation workers, writes April Ashley, Unison national executive council, black members rep (female) (personal capacity).
21 February 2018
This is, without doubt, a victory for the Hands Off Ali campaign and all who supported him
7 February 2018
PM's visit to China puts business rights before human rights: Theresa May avoided irking her hosts with talk of human rights or the attacks on democratic rights in Hong Kong.
24 January 2018
For the past year and a half the Tory government has been waging a war against European Economic Area (EEA) nationals, including locking up those citizens en masse, without charge and indefinitely. Not in the mainstream news? Of course not, those affected were largely from eastern Europe and were homeless.
24 January 2018
Israel/Palestine: Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi and her 21-year-old cousin, Nur Tamimi, were arrested during a military raid on their house in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on the night of 19 December.
10 January 2018
Before the seasonal holidays began in Sweden, an historic strike against the deportation of refugees was organised. On 12 December, at 12noon, school students across the country - from Boden in the north to Ystad in the south - took part.
29 November 2017
Tamil asylum seekers have formed the Refugee Rights Campaign to fight for their rights
25 May 2017
PCS members at the Equality and Human Rights Commission are on strike
10 May 2017
To justify calls to reduce the foreign aid budget, parts of the capitalist establishment have pointed to the corruption that permeates the business of aid
15 February 2017
Ten government equality staff were sacked by email and had to clear their desks
1 February 2017
John McInally looks at how the TUC reacted to the trade union laws and what comes next.
9 November 2016
About 54,000 women a year are pushed out of their jobs within 12 months of returning from maternity leave - that's 11% - according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
2 November 2016
What is going on in Calais right now should be regarded as one of the darkest moments in the European Union's history.
26 October 2016
Outrageously, a student who peacefully protested against water charges in 2014 has been found guilty of falsely imprisoning the then deputy PM.
28 September 2016
A member of the Socialist Party's sister party in Sweden spoke at the United Nations about the Pakistani regime's brutal repression of Balochistan
24 August 2016
The Tories have handed the contract for the government's Equality Advisory and Support Service discrimination helpline to notorious privatisers G4S.
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