The Fire Frashour campaign in association with Rose City Copwatch held a press conference concerning Darryel Ferguson outside the Multnomah County Justice Center. Ferguson was shot and killed by Portland police on 17th December, 2010. Portland, OR, USA, 20/12/2010.
After an internal investigation, Portland Police Chief Michael Reese announced that Officer Frashour who murdered Aaron Campbell last January will be fired. Three other officers face disciplinary action for their involvement. Portland, OR, USA, 17/11/2010.
The English Defence League (EDL) rallied outside the Israeli embassy with Orthodox Rabbi Nachum Shifren from L.A. The hope is that a connection will be forged between the EDL and the Tea Party in America. London, UK, 24/10/2010.
Around 500 union members marched from the RMT (National Union of Rail, Maritime & Transport Workers) head office to Bedford Square to continue to demonstrate against the Con-Dem spending cuts. London, UK. 23/10/2010.
Protesters hit up investors in Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) based in London including Nomura, Bank of America and JP Morgan. Six activists face trial today for their involvement in action against HLS investors. London, UK, 21/10/2010.
Around 20 SOAS activists walked into the Department for Business Innovation & Skills making themselves at home just after 8pm, setting up tents, unravelling banners, with one even climbing lighting rigging inside the lobby. London, UK, 20/10/2010.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, pictured here leaving Parliament, will tomorrow announce details planned for the public sector as part of the coalition government’s push to tackle Britain’s deficit. London, UK, 19/10/2010.
Around 500 activists from various climate groups descended on the Coryton oil refinery near Stanford-le-Hope to impose a blockade preventing oil tankers from leaving and were successful until the evening. Coryton, UK, 16/10/2010.
A Smash EDO protest at EDO MBM/ITT, a top ten U.S. defence contractor, aimed to shut the factory down for the day. Hundreds of police ensured that no one got near the facility and ended the day with mass arrests. Brighton, UK, 13/10/2010.
Over 3,000 people descended on Birmingham city centre to protest against cuts in public spending on the opening day of the Conservative Party conference. Birmingham, UK, 03/10/2010.
Over one hundred members of Muslims Against Crusades, led by Anjem Choudary gathered on Duke of Wellington Place to protest against the Pope as he traveled through Wellington Arch to a vigil in Hyde Park. London, UK, 18/09/2010.
A small group of ‘Muslims Against Crusades’ commemorated the attacks 9 years ago today on the World Trade Center in New York by burning a flag in front of the US Embassy with a heavy police presence monitoring. London, UK, 11/09/2010.
About 200 members of the English Defence League gathered at a pub by Bond Street tube before demonstrating against fundamental Islam on the anniversary of 9/11, marching to the American and Saudi Arabian Embassies. London, UK, 11/09/2010.
On the day that Tony Blair cancelled his book signing event in London, activists scaled the scaffolding on the Houses of Parliament to make a banner drop following a diversion tactic employed at the front gates. London, UK, 08/09/2010.
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) officer Martin Smith attended court today near Clapham Junction, as he has been charged with assaulting a police officer during a protest against Nick Griffin on Question Time. London, UK, 07/09/2010.
Londoners and Palestinians gathered on Al Quds Day, an annual event opposing Israel’s control and occupation of Jerusalem. The English Defence League held a counter protest on Park Lane near the Hilton Hotel. London, UK, 04/09/2010.
Hundreds of English Defence League members descended on Bradford as part of a series of campaigns they have held around the country. Bradford, UK, 28/08/2010.
Lynn Bradach led a ceremony to mark the landmark treaty for the Convention of Cluster bombs effective today and to pay tribute to her son, Marine Corporal Travis Bradach-Nall who was killed by a cluster bomb in Iraq in 2003. Portland, OR, USA, 01/08/2010.
On the day that the controversial immigration law SB 1070 was introduced in Arizona, over a hundred people demonstrated in Holladay Park against the new law. Portland, OR, USA, 29/07/2010.
Protesters gathered outside the LGBT on Market street before marching towards the City Hall carrying a coffin with ‘Pride’ inside suggesting that it had been killed by capitalism and corporations. San Francisco, CA, USA, 27/06/2010.
Hundreds of people gathered on Ocean Beach at 10am for a peaceful exercise in Democracy and community, aimed at, but not limited to, the Gulf crisis. Over 700 similar events are happening around the world. San Francisco, CA, USA, 26/06/2010.
A small group of protesters gathered at the Arco BP gas station on Divisadero and Fell in an attempt to shut it down and to make people aware that they are buying BP gas. San Francisco, CA, USA, 25/06/2010.
Camp Arnieville returns on the anniversary of the US Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision to protest against Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzneggers’s proposed budget cuts. Berkeley, CA, USA, 22/06/2010.
Around 200 anarchists and anti-police protesters gathered at SW Jefferson and SW Naito Parkway before marching all over the downtown area, overshadowed by a heavy police presence at all times. Portland, OR, USA, 19/06/2010.
The Portland Anonymous collective gather outside the home of Scientology in Portland by 12th and SW Jefferson to continue their war against the church which they see as a money making scam amongst other reasons. Portland, OR, USA, 19/06/2010.
On May 18th Portland police officer James Crooker visited the Red and Black vegan cafe, pictured here on June 9th. He was asked to leave by co-owner John Langley as he was not comfortable with the uniformed officer. Portland, OR, USA, 09/06/2010.
Over 3,000 people descended on Downing Street and closed off Whitehall. The march on the Israeli Embassy began at 1400 hours with the number of demonstrators approaching 10,000. London, UK, 05/06/2010.
Over 200 Zionists gathered near the Israeli Embassy to counter demonstrations by the Palestinian people and defend Israel’s raid on the Gaza flotilla. Members of the English Defence League also attended the rally. London, UK, 02/06/2010.
A number of different protest groups gathered on Parliament Square during the State opening this morning. London, UK, 25/05/2010.
Refuse collectors resolve their strike which initially began on Queen’s Day (Koninginnedag), April 30th, and then continued from May 6th until the 15th. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15/05/2010.
The Whitechapel Anarchist Group host a ‘burn your ballot’ event in Altab Ali Park on election day. London, UK, 06/05/2010.
Thousands of people took to the streets of London for International Worker’s Day, whilst many turned out to attend the Mayday Meltdown. Mock executions of effigies of the party leaders took place in Parliament Square. London, UK, 01/05/2010.
Over 50 UAF and PCS protesters demonstrated against the BNP rally at Lunar House in Croydon today. Some tried to get into the BNP area and cause trouble. At least one arrest was made. Croydon, UK, 15/04/2010.
Around 1,500 Unite Against Fascism supporters gathered in Victoria square to protest against the English Defence League who were also staging a rally in the square. Bolton, UK, 20/03/2010.
A multitude of bikers swarmed Parliament Square at 5:30pm followed by a procession to Northumberland Avenue to demonstrate against the introduction of parking levies by Westminster City Council. London, UK, 09/03/2010.
Over 100 protesters gathered outside the Houses of Parliament at noon demonstrating against the English Defence League who were marching to Parliament in support of Dutch MP Geert Wilders visiting London. London, UK, 05/03/2010.
Hundreds of protesters attend the Smash EDO demonstration to protest against the Brighton defence contractor which manufactures weapon components used by the Israeli’s against Palestine. Brighton, UK, 18/01/2010.