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Posted on 1 August 2009 at 0:00 GMT

Defend the Four protest success

Onay Kasab, branch secretary Greenwich Unison, addressed lobby of Unison HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo by Alison Hill

Onay Kasab, branch secretary Greenwich Unison, addressed lobby of Unison HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo by Alison Hill

Around 60 supporters attended the lobby to Defend the Four outside the Unison HQ in London on 30th July. (See Unison witch-hunt: Defend the Unison Four! for details.)

Suzanne Muna, branch secretary of Unison

Suzanne Muna, branch secretary of Unison's Tenant Services Authority branch (formerly the Housing Corporation, addresses lobby of Union HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo Alison Hill

Chants of "What do we want? Defend the Four" and "Democracy not bureacracy" must have been heard inside the Unison building.

Glen Kelly, Branch secretary Bromley Unison and recently been re-elected to Unison

Glen Kelly, Branch secretary Bromley Unison and recently been re-elected to Unison's national executive council, addresses lobby of Unison HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo by Alison Hill

Thanks for all those who came along and for everyone who has already sent in protest letters. Please urge others to do so.

Brian Debus, branch chair of Hackney Unison, addresses lobby of Union HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo Alison Hill

Brian Debus, branch chair of Hackney Unison, addresses lobby of Union HQ to protest against banning from office of Socialist Party members, photo Alison Hill

Onay Kasab and Glenn Kelly have been banned for three years, Suzanne Muna for four years and Brian Debus for five years.

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