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Guardian: Three police officers charged over pregnant suspec

Three police officers charged over pregnant suspect's ordeal in prison cellMisconduct charges follow IPCC investigation of woman's complaint that she was stripped and handcuffed for 11 hours

Diane Taylor

The Guardian, Friday 28 June 2013 19.30 BST

 

A police inspector and two sergeants are facing gross misconduct charges following a complaint from a pregnant woman that she was handcuffed for 11…

No One Is Illegal - a film series

June 30, 2013 20:30

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

No One Is Illegal - a film series

July 07, 2013 20:30

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The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX

Support Needed: Calais Migrant Food Project 8-21st

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Nottingham Migrant Solidarity is a group that aims to offer practical support to migrants on the France/UK border. Hundreds of people face destitution, brutality and harassment every day in Calais and most are fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries. We are a self-organised group who plan to give out free food to migrants in Calais between the 8th and 22nd July. In the months of …

Bristling Badger: Undercover Oversight

As the undercover policing scandal rolls on - with the tenacious Guardian journalists about to publish their book and have the accompanying documentary screened by Channel 4 on Monday - the government has announced tighter rules for future operations.

 

All long-term undercover policing operations will be independently authorised

 

Well that sounds reassuring. But which outside body will be …

Guardian: McLibel leaflet was cowritten by undercover police

McDonald's sued green activists in long-running David v Goliath legal battle, but police role only now exposed

An undercover police officer posing for years as an environmental activist co-wrote a libellous leaflet that was highly critical of McDonald's, and which led to the longest civil trial in English history, costing the fast-food giant millions of pounds in fees.

The true identity of one o…

Leicester Mercury: Man in wheelchair labelled 'fire hazard'

Man in wheelchair labelled 'fire hazard'

Fucking ATOS again!!!!!!! Man in wheelchair couldn't be seen by ATOS because his wheelchair presented a fire-risk!!!!!

Even if this is true, why the bloody hell is an office for disabily assesment located where this might be said????????? Move the fucking office! NEWSFLASH! Disability often involves wheelchairs

A man has claimed he was turned away and la…

Refugee Week Exhibition in Nttm Library

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June 2013

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts. Part of Nottingham's contribution, was an Exhibition in the City Library, Nottingham.

It is an exhibition by, for and about refugees comprising photographic work, completed in workshops led by Gaylan Nazhad in partnership with City Arts, and a series of hand-painted banners. The banners were produced during workshops at Nottingham Refugee Fo…

Framework are troubled by action, keep it up!

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Framework have found it necessary to issue some guidelines on how and what to post on their facebook site.

I guess this means that they are troubled by action and the critical postings there. Good! keep it up!

They are obnoxious in their view that operating workfare schemes were an unemployed / homeless person can be sanctioned [benefits removed] for not doing as they are told. Tough love. .....…

What is Alternative Economics Anyways?

June 20, 2013 19:30

Peacock Hotel/Pub

(upstairs room)

Mansfield Rd - next to Voluntary Action Centre

Women in Hebron

July 03, 2013 19:30

The Nottingham Refugee Forum, Alfred St N, Nottingham, NG3 1AA 

People demonstrating at govt action in Turkey

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4.00pm Saturday 1st June 2013

Turkish and Kurdish people protested at development in Turkey after the forced eviction of an environmental / occupy camp, to protest at the development of green space, a park.



Framework Anti-Workfare & work-prog Demo

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2.00pm Saturday 1st June 2013

 

Campaigners from Nottingham Against Workfare protested outside record shop Music Exchange, in Stoney Street, Nottingham.

The Music Exchange is a social enterprise founded by Framework. It is now operated by Eve Trades, a social enterprise established by the charity in 2012



A Further Bedroom Tax Demo

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1.00pm Saturday 1st June 2013

100 people gathered for a static demonstration at the Brian Clough Statue / Speakers Corner.

Video of some of the speeches at the protest. Speaker's Corner, Nottingham

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU5lkV4nlIQ

EDL 'commemorative march' to the War Memorial

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The EDL had announced on a Facebook page: to gather at the Trent inn, for  a 'commemorative march' to the Victoria Embankment War Memorial on the north bank of the Trent this Saturday in Nottingham. [1st June 2013]  

I hear voices from the borders

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As legislation on migration becomes more and more restrictive, resistance to an inhuman system is well and alive in the City of Calais, northern France. Continue reading to find out more about Dublin II, police repression, migrant-led struggles and how to provide practical support.

Nottingham Post: Police keep groups apart as tributes paid to Lee

By Dominic Howell

 

TENSIONS mounted at a Nottingham memorial service to remember the life of murdered soldier Lee Rigby on Saturday.

 

About 50 people gathered outside the Trent Bridge Inn before walking down to the war memorial on the Victoria Embankment to lay flowers and hold a two-minute silence in memory of soldier Lee Rigby, 25, who was murdered in Woolwich, London, by two men on Wedn…

Nottingham Post: Charity targeted in protest over forced workscheme

A PROTEST has been held in the city centre against a charity involvement in the Government's mandatory work schemes for the unemployed.

Campaigners from Nottingham Against Workfare protested outside record shop Music Exchange, in Stoney Street, on Saturday.

They were unhappy that homelessness charity Framework are involved in Welfare to Work, a scheme run by the Department for Work and Pens…

Bedroom Tax Demo, Speaker's Corner

1.00pm on Saturday 1st June at Speaker's Corner, Nottingham

Video of some of the speeches at the protest. 

Speaker's Corner, Nottingham

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU5lkV4nlIQ

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

June 06, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

June 20, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

July 04, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

July 18, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

August 01, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

August 15, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

August 29, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

September 12, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

September 26, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

October 10, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Solidarity Network Meeting

October 24, 2013 19:00

The Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Stret, Forest Fields.