Tag: repression

Palestine solidarity protesters face down police repression in London

rs21 members refute claims of "clashes" between police and protesters on Saturday's Free Palestine Coalition march.

Palestine solidarity, the anti-BDS bill and the security state

Legal attacks on Palestine solidarity are part of a wider clampdown on protests and strikes.

Voter suppression and protest repression: the Tories’ attack on democracy

The government is swiftly and systematically destroying the rights on which ordinary people rely: to vote, to protest, to strike.
Image shows five Indonesian protesters holding signs including 'Tolak RKUHP' - "resist the criminal code". It is a mix of men and women and their faces are masked.

The state strikes again: the new Indonesian criminal code

Frans Ari Prasetyo explains the new repressive criminal code that has just been passed in Indonesia - and outlines the resistance it faces.
Norfolk NEU UCU PCS RMT ASLEF strike protest march in Norwich. Signs call for more funding for teachers, held by women, smiling, at a march.

#IWD2023: women fight across the globe

On International Women's Day, rs21 members share 13 inspiring examples of women fighting for liberation and against capitalism and state repression.
Suella Braverman, Home Secretary, poses in front of two union flags in front of panelled wood walls.

Cruella Braverman and the 101 (more) Draconian Measures

Our answer to restricting protest must be to go on protesting.

Striking union organisers raided by Russian security forces

Russian security forces raided the apartments of independent trade unionists in Moscow in a direct attack on the organising of gig workers.

The Cost of Living Crisis

Map of protests, information about the cost of living crisis, and political commentary.

The actuality of the revolution: exploitation and oppressions

In this extract from Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age, Neil Davidson suggests ways to draw struggles against oppression and exploitation together.
Photo of protestors in the London demonstration as part of the Kill the bill day of action on 15 January 2022. Banners include Stop the War, the Revolutionary Communist Group, Extinction Rebellion, migrants welcome, and homemade placards.

Today’s #KilltheBill protests show that the fight against increased police powers will continue

Protests on the eve of the final House of Lords vote on the Police Crime and Sentencing bill are not a last-ditch effort but a warmup for the fight to come, writes Charlotte Powell.