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Green and Black Cross: Statement on #ExtinctionRebellion

UK: Green and Black Cross (GBC) is an organisation which provides legal support and solidarity to those involved in protest activity. The following is a statement about the serious concerns GBC has about the safety of both legal observers and of those taking part in actions associated with Extinction Rebellion (XR), based on how XR’s core working groups have been dealing with legal and security aspects of their activity.

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#ClimateJustice #UK: All coal mining and imports can end today. Here’s why

UK: At Coal Action Network, we have always campaigned on the basis that coal mining for coal-fired power should end, now. Because of the impact on the climate, on human health, on human rights, on our environment and wildlife.

What we often come up against is the argument that whilst coal should end, we don’t have a replacement for it yet and since it will still be used for a little while, it still needs to be dug up.

We have always said that we need to push for alternatives to fossil fuels and to reduce our demand for them so that the day that coal mining is not needed can arrive sooner.

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Green Anti-Capitalist Front: “Outcome from our second open assembly”

London, UK: On the 4th May 2019, the Green Anti-Capitalist Front (GAF) held its second open assembly. Approximately seventy people attended, the majority for their first time.

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#London: Green Anti-Capitalist Front April 15th – Post-action report

Less than a month after our first assembly we took to the streets of London to carry out an action to coincide with the beginning of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) ‘Rebellion Week’. We gathered among the tourists in front of St Paul’s cathedral. Our numbers were made up of members from various groups, including but not limited to the London Anarchist Federation, Earth Strike UK and the Revolutionary Communist Group. With flags waving, masks up and the sound system blaring, we began our stroll down the middle of the road, blocking traffic as we went.

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#Antifa #London: Far-right bookfair cancelled after local pressure

London: An event touted as the “bookfair of the right” has been cancelled yesterday morning (January 26) before it was due to take place, after activists pressed the venue over its hosting of a fascist-filled event on International Holocaust Memorial Day.

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#UK February 10: All #London Antifascist Assembly 1

On February 10 the first London Antifascist Assembly meeting to discuss a new mass anti-fascist co-ordination will take place. The London Anti-Fascist Assembly has been launched to coordinate a millitant antifascist response to the rising threat of fascism in the city.

On the 10th of February people from across London will come together to discuss, debate and make plans against those who would hijack disaffection and crisis in order to spread a hateful politics.

If you or your group are interested in attending please send an RSVP at londonafa@riseup.net and we will follow up with the location and proposed agenda for the meeting very soon. See you on the 10th!

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Void Network: Anarchist Social Struggles in Greece – Friday 25/1/2019 Cowley Club- #Brighton, #UK territory

Info event on January 25, 2019, at the Cowley Club in Brighton, (UK territory): Anarchist Social Struggles in Greece- open public dialogue with anarchist members from Void Network from Athens.

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#London: Hundreds turn out in solidarity with Russian anti-fascists

London, January 19: Hundreds of people turned out today for a solidarity demo organised by a coalition of London groups in aid of Russian anti-fascists who have been facing a brutal wave of repression by the Kremlin — which saw four new arrests occur earlier today.

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