Category: Human Rights

Israel-Palestine: This is how it ends

As a new round of violence kicks off in Israel-Palestine and more children are killed, it’s not enough just to call for another ceasefire. It’s time to take definitive non-violent action to end this decades long nightmare. Sign the petition! 1,599,002 have signed. Let’s get to 2,000,000!

Posted in Anti-War, Human Rights, Peace, Solidarity

further reprint from bath chronic 28 July 2014

Released without charge

Posted in Human Rights, Newswire

Give Kabran a chance – petition in support of a local asylum seeker

Help support a local asylum seeker in his struggle to get a fair hearing. We all deserve freedom and safety.

Posted in Human Rights, Newswire, Solidarity

NEWS RELEASE: protest against forced adoption at Bristol Civil Justice Centre

The aim of the protest is to make the public aware of the draconian policy of forced adoption contained in the Children and Families Act 2014

Posted in Human Rights, Newswire, Protest

Brist’l young ‘uns – Campaigning to Stop FGM & Violence Against Women

This is the most uplifting thing you will watch this summer!.
“Use Your Head” launches Integrate Bristol’s campaign for education on gender-based violence.

Posted in Human Rights, Media, Arts and Culture, Newswire

Sat12Jul – Who Owns Britain? Bristol Teach-In with Kevin Cahill

This is a critique of both the landowning aristocracy and the Land Registry. Cahill argues that our present system of landownership is of material detriment to the vast majority of home-owners in the UK, while many of the wealthiest landowners in the country pay no rates and actually receive money in the form of grants and subsidies.

Posted in Anti Austerity, Corporations / Big Business, History, Housing, Human Rights, Newswire

What’s been happening in Avonmouth and how can we support it?

Things have been moving fast on Biomass in the last month- there was a body painted invasion of port land, upwards of 50 angry locals have been out on the streets blocking traffic on a couple of occasions, and even the national press is beginning to sit up and take notice.

Posted in Housing, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

East Bristol Commons Trust

Posted in Alternative Economics, Animal Rights, Anti Austerity, Anti-War, Arts, Music & Performance, Cooperatives, Education & History, Environmental, Feminism, Food and Growing, Housing, Human Rights, Journalism, Parenting, Social Centres and Community Groups, Solidarity, South West Groups, Sports and Leisure, Sustainability, Transport Groups, Unions

Avonmouth Locals impromptu action against new port pollution

Last week something interesting happened in Avonmouth. The local community heard that yet another industry with a poor safety record was heading their way. Someone suggested a demo at a couple of days notice. And a small village got out on the streets.

Posted in Housing, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Protest, Solidarity, Sustainability

Stop the cuts to The Bush Residential Unit for disabled children

Please support us in this campaign to keep all the beds at the Bush residential unit for disabled children

Posted in Anti Austerity, Human Rights, Local Government, Newswire, Opinion piece, Protest, Solidarity