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London, antifascist gathering for Pavlos Fyssas – Λονδίνο, αντιφασιστική συγκέντρωση για τον Παύλο Φύσσα

Yesterday in the historic Cable Street – where a large mural on St. George’s Town Hall (next to Library Place) depicts scenes depicting the victorious effort antifascists, trade unionists on the 4th of October 1936 to prevent the fascist blackshirts of Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists to attack en masse immigrants and minorities (Irish and Eastender Jews) making their way to Westminster – the antifascist gathering took place, in view of the first anniversary of the murder of Pavlos Fyssas….

#M22, standing up to racism and fascism

Trade unionists, immigrant and refugees organizations, Roma support groups, left-wing parties and other activists assembled in front of the Parliament and then marched towards Trafalgar square, where speakers (mainly trade unionists, immigrant activists and representatives of anti-racist institutions) denounced racial police profiling and criticized the policies of David Cameron’s government that has openly targeted the Roma communities in Britain.
Similar protests took place as well in many other cities across the globe.

Διαδήλωση στο Λονδίνο για τη δολοφονία Φύσσα

Εν όψη της δολοφονίας του ράπερ Παύλου Φύσσα από μέλη της Χρυσής Αυγής, περίπου 400 άτομα συγκεντρώθηκαν μπροστά στην Ελληνική πρεσβεία του Λονδίνου, εκφράζοντας την αντίθεσή τους με το φαινόμενο της φασιστικής βίας, δείχνοντας την αλληλεγγύη τους και την αποφασιστικότητα να καταπολεμήσουν κάθε μορφής φασισμού. Μέλη και οργανώσεις της αριστεράς, του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ Λονδίνου, του Greece Solidarity Campaign, αναρχικοί και ανένταχτοι πολίτες καθώς και μέλη του ΚΚΕ (Λονδίνου) παρευρέθησαν στην συνάντηση. Παρών έδωσαν και οι United Against Fascism καθώς και άλλα αντιρατσιστικά σωματεία.

Λονδίνο: Διαδήλωση αλληλεγγύης ενάντια στο κλείσιμο της ΕΡΤ

Λονδίνο: 14 Ιουνίου – Γύρω στα 150 άτομα (κυρίως Έλληνες που διαμένουν στην Βρετανία) ανταποκρίθηκαν στην προγραμματισμένη συγκέντρωση διαμαρτυρίας ενάντια στο κλείσιμο της ΕΡΤ, έξω από τα κεντρικά γραφεία του Βρετανικού καναλιού BBC. Στόχος της συγκέντρωσης ήταν να διαδοθεί το μήνυμα συμπαράστασης όσο το δυνατό γρηγορότερα γίνεται.

Διαδήλωση αλληλεγγύης από Λονδίνο ενάντια στο κλείσιμο της Ε.Ρ.Τ

Λονδίνο: 12 Ιουνίου – Γύρω στα 300 άτομα (κυρίως Έλληνες που διαμένουν στην Βρετανία) ανταποκρίθηκαν στο διαδικτυακό κάλεσμα για συγκέντρωση έξω από την πρεσβεία στο Holland Park, ενάντια στο κλείσιμο της Ε.Ρ.Τ και ως ένδειξη αλληλεγγύης στους απολυθέντες εργαζόμενους. Εκπρόσωποι του ΣΥ.ΡΙΖ.Α Λονδίνου, συνδικάτα δημοσιογράφων…

London 20-10. Thousands marched in protest against the government’s austerity measures

The protesters, consisting of opposition MPs, trade unions, anti-cuts organizations and anticapitalist confederations, with whistles and colorful banners marched under the slogan “No to cuts.” Executives from various leftist European parties were also involved, among them members of SY.RIZ.A, the French Left Front and the trade union Solidaires. Very notable was, also, the lively presence of “P.I.I.G.S in London” block, consisted of Portuguese, Irish, Italians Greeks and Spaniards who reside in London.

Demonstration and March: Amnesty Now – Save London Met – No to Privatisation

Students from London Metropolitan University protested yesterday in favour of full amnesty for international students and against the marketisation of higher education, the encroachment of for-profit private providers, against threatened job cuts and also demanded the immediate scraping of management’s shared-service (outsourcing and privatisation by the backdoor) initiative.

Protest in support of London Met students who are threatened with deportation

Over 300 students, lecturers, and members of the University and College Union gathered outside the Home Office in central London today (Sept 5th) against the UK Borders Agency’s decision to revoke the London Metropolitan Univeristy’s licence to teach non-EU students. A petition signed by more than 2500 people was handed in to officials, which demands an amnesty for the 2700 international students at LMU at risk of deportation.

London, 30 of November General Strike

One of the largest anti-austerity strikes of the last three decades took place yesterday in Britain, where nearly 2,5 million workers of the public sector participated (along with 200,000 workers in Northern Ireland and 300,000 in Scotland). The strike affected mainly schools, hospitals, courts airports and transports. It was the largest mobilization since the 1980 when the then Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher attempted to impose a broad privatization program. In England 60% of schools remained closed, in Wales the proportion reached the 80%, in Northern Ireland the 50%, while in Scotland only 33 out of 2,700 schools were operating. Around 6,000 of the 33,000 planned surgeries cancelled 6,000 and tens of thousands of medical appointments…

15 Oct – Occupy London

Between 4000 – 5000 people gathered in London’s Square Mile to voice their anger at the social and political inequality in the UK and beyond. OccupyLSX held its first General Assembly near St Paul’s, despite police refusing to allow protesters onto Paternoster Square. The assembly was open to all, allowing attendees to voice their opinions as well as taking decisions. Together they decided the future of this occupation while some activists worked together to set up toilet’s kitchens. There are plans for workshops, talks and teach-ins.

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