Reports and Campaigns
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17 June 2015
Tamil activist and torture victim Janahan faces horror if he is deported. Defend his right to stay!
17 June 2015
"We kill people based on metadata." General Michael Hayden, former director of the US National Security Agency and the CIA. Now our government wants to make gathering personal data easier still.
10 June 2015
"Not every lie amounts to perjury": In a farcical outcome riddled with class bias, Andy Coulson - former editor of the defunct News of the World (NoW) tabloid - saw the perjury case against him collapse at the High Court in Edinburgh last week
3 June 2015
When attending a rally in Westminster on 30 May to defend the Human Rights Act (HRA), Socialist Party members found ourselves in an unexpected and unprecedented situation. We were on a Liberal Democrat protest!
3 June 2015
Sign the petition! Release Janahan from detention now!
2 June 2015
Tamil Solidarity is demanding the immediate release of Janahan Sivanathan from Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre
20 May 2015
The Tories plan to announce a raft of new 'anti-extremism' powers for the state in the Queen's Speech on 27 May alongside their proposed scrapping of the Human Rights Act
20 May 2015
No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald is reviewed by Tony Saunois, secretary of the Committee for a Workers' International
13 May 2015
On 1 May the Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) and the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers organised a picket of the Iranian embassy to highlight the plights of labour activists and political prisoners
18 March 2015
Paul Heron reviews 'On Liberty' by Shami Chakrabati
11 March 2015
Misery heaped on misery: The Tory/Lib Dem coalition has imposed massive council spending cuts with Labour-run authorities in the poorest boroughs dutifully wielding the axe
4 March 2015
Late for supper: Almost 100,000 children in poor families went hungry last year because of government cuts or sanctions imposed on their parents' benefits
18 February 2015
Put the establishment on trial!: The HSBC tax dodging scandal has further exposed the rottenness of the political establishment. Both the Tory party and Labour received millions in donations and loans from super-rich tax avoiding clients
28 January 2015
On 11 January Barack Obama and David Cameron, together with 40 other world leaders, marched arm-in-arm through Paris after the Charlie Hebdo events proclaiming the values of free speech and other democratic rights, writes Simon Carter.
11 December 2014
The US Senate report on the CIA's interrogation of suspected terrorists amounts to a grisly catalogue of torture. It also points the finger of guilt at the UK government's counterparts
10 December 2014
"I can't breathe": Protests against police racism and violence are continuing across the US
12 November 2014
It is the summer of 1972, two years into a Tory government, and building workers take strike action against the 'Lump' - the use of cash-in-hand non-union labour in the building industry, writes Reviewed by Kate Jones, Socialist Party Wales.
5 November 2014
In early October the Tories set themselves against the Human Rights Act. Leading Tory ministers Cameron, May and Grayling all contributed speeches and newspaper interviews reheating Daily Mail headlines
3 September 2014
The government has raised the terror alert level from 'severe' to 'substantial'. The main threat now, they say, is the Islamic State (IS) organisation and British Muslim fighters returning from Iraq
31 July 2014
Following the admission earlier this year that the police Special Demonstration Squad spied on the family campaign of Stephen Lawrence, a new police report admits that police gathered intelligence on 18 more families who had justice campaigns
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