Amongst the music and performances, visitors to the Harbourside Festival on Saturday were treated to choruses of We Shall Overcome thanks to a rally in support of refugees and asylum seekers. Continue reading Defend Asylum Seekers hold rally during Harbour Festival
Following a popular rally in October, Together With Refugees returned to the city centre on Saturday (December 11) in protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill. The rally, co-organised with Bristol University Amnesty International, attracted some 100 people – far more than in October – to the Fountain Steps. Here the crowd, braced against the cold, heard speeches against the Bill and the callous attitude … Continue reading Bristol Braves Cold to Protest Patel’s Borders Bill
Part of a nation-wide week of action called by national coalition Together With Refugees, Bristol-based refugee rights groups organised the demo today (October 21) against Priti Patel’s Nationality and Borders Bill. Continue reading Bristol Defends Refugee Rights Against Patel’s Borders Bill
The Home Office, with energetic leadership from Priti Patel, is attempting to push the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill through parliament. Many fear the Bill will erode the right to protest and increase the possibility for excessive police force in protest policing. The police violence exhibited at Saturday’s Clapham Common demonstration in memory of Sarah Everard makes clear that the possibility of such force … Continue reading Editorial: Priti Patel is trying to Define Progressive Protest Out of Existence.