Reports and Campaigns
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14 February 2018
Brigadier Priyankara Fernando's cut-throat threat to peaceful protesters outside the Sri Lankan High Commission caused massive outrage
7 February 2018
On 4 February hundreds of Tamil youth attended a protest on Sri Lanka's 70th 'Independence Day' outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in London.
10 January 2018
Before the seasonal holidays began in Sweden, an historic strike against the deportation of refugees was organised. On 12 December, at 12noon, school students across the country - from Boden in the north to Ystad in the south - took part.
13 December 2017
Tamil Solidarity's annual general meeting took place in London on 9 December followed by a public meeting titled 'South Asia and Britain - lessons to learn from struggles'
1 February 2017
In December 2016 it was reported that India had surpassed Britain to become the sixth largest economy in the world. However, India is one of the most unequal countries with the richest 1% holding 58% of overall wealth. For the poorest and those suffering oppression, life in India is brutal.
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
2 November 2016
"I was encouraged to work - for £1 an hour" Tamil Solidarity activist Nandan, who recently spent several weeks in a Home Office detention centre, spoke to the Socialist about his experience of organising against the exploitation of inmates and the campaign to fight for refugee rights.
21 September 2016
Refugee rights campaigners took part in a 'Refugees Welcome' demonstration on 17 September which demanded many democratic rights for refugees
14 September 2016
"As a junior doctor, I am asking the TUC to call a day of action to support us" said a doctor in summing up a major theme of the NSSN rally
29 June 2016
Over a hundred campaigners and trade union activists paid a defiant visit to the headquarters of Samworth Brothers, a bullying penny-pinching company that has sacked BFAWU bakers' union rep Kumaran Bose.
22 June 2016
The BFAWU bakers' union conference 12-16 June in Southport felt like a real council of war. This is a union with 20,000 members - that is numerically smaller than others - but huge ambition to defend them at a time when it is under siege from the food employers who want to protect their profits.
8 June 2016
An intense and energetic fightback against oppression. That best describes this year's Solidarity Day
11 May 2016
Come to 4 June Solidarity Day: Unfortunately, the establishment Tamil organisations seem to have lost sight of the need to build a strong, grassroots movement.
18 November 2015
Thousands gathered outside 10 Downing Street on 12 November to protest against the visit of Narendra Modi, prime minister of India.
11 November 2015
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, a religious sectarian responsible for brutal austerity, will visit Britain from 12 to 14 November.
8 July 2015
Militant trade unionists from across the country gave inspiring accounts of strikes and struggles against austerity. Britain needs a 24-hour general strike.
6 July 2015
An action statement and model motion were agreed by hundreds of workplace reps who attended the National Shop Stewards Network 9th annual conference on 4th July
17 June 2015
Tamil activist and torture victim Janahan faces horror if he is deported. Defend his right to stay!
10 June 2015
Political representation for workers was the keynote for the first day and a half of bakers' union BFAWU's annual conference, writes Iain Dalton.
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