ΕΝ: Around 2000 people gathered in Dalston (North East London) yesterday afternoon, before marching to Tottenham for a rally outside the town hall. The event was called by the ‘North London Unity Assembly’ which brought together more than 70 local community groups under the banner “Give Our Kids a Future”. Crowds first gathered at Gilet Square in Dalston, where there they heard talks from an array of speakers. Links were
Today London sees the “Defend Education, Fight Every Cut” demonstration called by EAN and NCAFC with trade union backing – assembling at 12 noon at ULU Malet Street. A group of protesters headed towards Millbank. Later the same group headed towards the Egyptian embassy to show solidarity with the streets in Cairo where the camera of Eagainst.com was present. Part of the march has finally moved on from Egyptian embassy
London University students show Solidarity with Greek students – Φοιτητές του London University σε ένδειξη αλληλεγγύης προς τους Έλληνες φοιτητές.
EN: In light of recent events in Greece where a peaceful act of protest by Greek students was brutally suppressed by Greek riot police, there was a flash-mob outside the Greek embassy in London for 1PM Monday (6-12). Last Thursday, one thousand Greek students, protesting government austerity plans, marched to the British embassy in Athens in solidarity with British students. On this Monday, a small group of British students gathered
Students run down a side street in Westminster, avoiding the planned route and the hundreds of police officers. Earlier today, the student march split off in different directions and the police was unable to control protesters as they were taking over several main roads. The group last reported to be at St Pauls have marched down Embankment and joined with other protesters at Trafalgar Square. It was followed by riot
Around 20,000 marched in London at 24 of November 2010. In other cities: Marches in Leeds (1,000), Hereford (1,000), Manchester, Bristol (2,000), Sheffield (2,500), Liverpool, Brighton (3,000), Cardiff (200) Exeter, Bournemouth, Milton Keynes (200) and Ipswich. The biggest wave of student protests in a generation is sweeping Britain in response to education cuts and fee increases. (Click here for more). Photos from London march:
Over 50.000 students took to the streets of London in a demonstration against the austerity measures that demand tripling of tuition fees in British universities. Many protesters hurled missiles at police and occupied the building housing Conservative party headquarters. (Read here the full story). Photo archives: Short URL: http://wp.me/pyR3u-39r