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24 February 2021
Socialist Party members protested outside the Nigerian Embassy in central London on 22 February to protest against the 'show trial' of Abbey Trotsky - a leading member of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM - CWI in Nigeria) - that was taking place that day
25 November 2020
The inspirational film about Britain's most influential black power trial, 'Mangrove', was recently aired on the BBC
29 January 2020
Benjamin Disraeli, two-time Tory prime minister in the nineteenth century, once said: "A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy". The Christine Keeler story on BBC1 would seem to bear out that analysis.
4 September 2019
After three months of unprecedented heroic mass struggle against the Lam administration, there seems no sign of an end to the conflict.
12 December 2018
A recent ruling by the Electoral Commission has cast new light on the case of Chris Fernandez, the local election agent for eight Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates at the 2016 council elections in Derby, who earlier this year was jailed for alleged 'electoral fraud'.
21 November 2018
Megaphones and placards declaring "end victim-blaming" and "fight sexism - no to all oppression, no to austerity" were adorned with lacy thongs.
21 November 2018
Global publicity followed after Solidarity TD and Socialist Party member Ruth Coppinger questioned Leo Varadkar in the Irish parliament
21 February 2018
This is part of the Tories' moves against democratic rights, including electoral rights, as a response to the accumulating rage at their never-ending austerity agenda
15 November 2017
Abortion on Trial is a hard-hitting, personal and political look at the 1967 Abortion Act. Eight women, who had all had abortions, and one man were invited to discuss their experiences
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
26 April 2017
The trial of seven anti-austerity protesters in Ireland runs concurrently to the UK election
26 April 2017
The origins of May Day lie in the great struggles in America by working people for shorter working hours at the end of the 19th century, and the martyrdom of union leaders executed 130 years ago.
19 April 2017
On 24 April the biggest political trial in Ireland for a generation will begin
12 April 2017
Simon Coveny, the Fine Gael Minister responsible for Water Charges in Ireland, endured a torrid time in the Dáil (Irish Parliament) on 6 April as Socialist Party member and Dublin South West TD (MP) Paul Murphy exposed his party's attempts to smuggle the iniquitous water charges in through the back door.
5 April 2017
The 'Assembly for Justice' in Dublin was an inspiring display of working class solidarity with those facing trial for 'false imprisonment'
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
2 November 2016
Tory Home Secretary Amber Rudd has ruled out an inquiry into the violent police assault on striking miners picketing Orgreave coking plant, South Yorkshire, in June 1984. She justified blocking an inquiry on the grounds that "ultimately there were no deaths or wrongful convictions"
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.
21 September 2016
Irish state criminalises right to protest: Anti-water charges demonstrators were arrested following a peaceful sit-down protest against water charges against Irish Labour deputy premier Joan Burton. They are now facing ludicrous charges of "false imprisonment".
14 September 2016
Short stories from other sections and co-thinkers of the Committee for a Workers' International, the global socialist organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to. Jobstown protesters in Ireland, port strikers in Quebec, and a Hong Kong socialist's role in hiding in Edward Snowden.
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