Tag: Bristol

Mums & Nanas bloc at Kill the Bill protest in Bristol

‘We are peaceful, what are you?’: Bristol against police powers

Bristol has been one of the major flashpoints in the protest movement against the bill, with demonstrations being violently suppressed by local police.
Bristol police officers moving to suppress an occupation in 2011.

A criminal record: 10 times Bristol police abused local people

Bristol's police force – presented by the media as the victims of a 'mob' – are among the most violent, racist and abusive parts of Britain's police state.
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In defence of the mob

After protesters in Bristol dared to fight back police violence, respectable opinion is rushing to condemn 'rioters'. But is it really true that riots 'don't achieve anything'?
a colour-edited photo of a block of flats

Covid on campus: rent strike at Bristol university

Universities have brought students back to expensive accommodation and subjected them to inhumane living conditions, with Covid-19 still a risk on campus. rs21 spoke to Connor Nicol, a first-year student involved in organising the Bristol University rent strike.

Tear them all down!

The toppling of the statue to slave trader Edward Colston on Sunday 7 June has echoed around the world.

Report: Greta Thunberg at Bristol YouthStrike4Climate

Escee reports on Greta Thunberg's visit to Bristol on Friday, 28 February.

Deliveroo couriers strike back in Bristol

Deliveroo couriers in Bristol went on strike on Friday demanding better pay.

Magnificent response in Bristol to Calais Refugee Solidarity Campaign

Linda Nunn reports on the magnificent response to the Calais Refugee Solidarity Campaign in Bristol The Calais Refugee Solidarity Campaign in Bristol was set up just 6 weeks ago by 7 people. We now have 5500...
Crowd of protestors

Four thousand march against the Tories in Bristol

A demo against austerity in Bristol yesterday, organised by local students on Facebook, was a big success. Linda Nunns reports. Today something happened in Bristol that nobody predicted. A group of students started a Facebook group...