FARNBOROUGH ABATTOIR VIGIL 29/8/2017
Activists hold vigil outside Farnborough abattoir, meeting the lorries bringing in animals from around the country to be slaughtered. Even though nowhere near their old age, the animals; bulls, cows, calves, sheep, goats and pigs, having outlived their usefulness for any other form of exploitation are to be killed mainly for the food industry. Campaigners record and photograph the animals, in the hope that the images can persuade others to stop eating meat and save billions of future animals from being killed. Longer version (opens in new window): https://youtu.be/2reYxQMC5ZA
DISABILITY JUSTICE - QUEER TOUR OF SOHO (LONDON) 15/7/2017
(This video includes one use of strong language). LGBT Disabled People and their allies tour the clubs, bars and resturaunts of Soho in London. Their aim is to force proprietors to take sertiously the issue of access for wheelchair users. To recognise legal and social requirements and understand that Disabled People are also customers. Longer version (opens in new window): https://youtu.be/mCpdSJTa5sU
BRITAIN TO CONTINUE SELLING ARMS TO SAUDI ARABIA WHO BOMB YEMINI CIVILIANS 10/7/2017
The High Court ruled that sales of arms to Saudi Arabia authorised by the UK government could continue. Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) lost its legal challenge and attempt to prevent the sales and use of these weapons against the Yemini people on humanitarian grounds. It is estimated the thousands have been killed by the use of British made weapons systems in Saudi-led air strikes.
This video was originally released in March this year as Amnesty also tried to draw attendion to the sales and the plight of the Yemini people. Today marks a grim continuation of a trade that makes billions in revenue and costs thousands in lives.
GRENFELL: COUNCIL MEETING - RESIDENTS ‘KEEP OUT’ 29/6/2017
Kensington and Chelsea called a council meeting to discuss the tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire. Initially neither public or press were admitted entry, but at the last moment (and because of High Court order) the council finally allowed members of the press in.
Under the claim of preventing disruption and risk the council continued to deny residents and public entry. The sole resident waiting outside the council building remained excluded. Longer version (opens in new window): https://youtu.be/lWO9tYnkz6U
DOWN WITH DAIRY (LEICESTER SQUARE, LONDON) 3/6/2017
Down with Dairy at Leicester Square in London is the first in a series of monthly events highlighting the reality of milk production and the dairy industry. While also creating awareness of alternatives, like plant based milk and cheese substitutes. Longer version (opens in new window): https://youtu.be/Euj2YslV_3Y
CUTS TO SCHOOLS FUNDING IN WALTHAM FOREST 26/5/2017
Children, parents and teachers meet up at Walthamstow town centre for a rally and protest against dramatic cuts to education by the Tory government. Longer version (opens in new window): https://youtu.be/kK_y2h6I1xk
LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS CLEANERS ‘WE ARE NOT THE DIRT WE CLEAN’ 17/5/2017
Cleaners from the LSE (London School of Economics) marched to the headquarters of contractors Noonan and then the LSE campus, to protests about their pay, conditions and treatment.
LONDON ANTI-BULL FIGHTING IN SOLIDARITY WITH MADRID 13/5/2017
Bull fighting. A curious description used to describe the ‘sport’ of torturing and killing an animal trapped in an enclosed space for the enjoyment of spectators.
MAY DAY ‘F*CK PARADE’ LONDON 1/5/2017
As has become customary now on May Day, individuals and groups gather and then parade through the streets of London, playing music and dancing, followed closely by the police.
CLASS WAR PROTEST AT THE ‘WHITE CUBE’ GALLERY, LONDON 30/4/2017
(This film contains strong language). Members of Class War meet in the forecourt of the White Cube gallery, Bermondsey Street, SE1. A public venue that is being used to exhibit and sell private art.
TRUMP & MAY - CLIMATE DISASTER 29/4/2017
Opposite the House of Lords, people rally against the backtracking climate change policies from both Donald Trump and Theresa May. Campaigns involved include; Anti-fracking, Heathrow expansion and Divestment.
SUPPORTERS DIRECT ACTION IN SOLIDARITY WITH LSE CLEANERS 25/4/2017
Campaigners graffiti and protest outside one of the LSE (London School of Economics) buildings in central London. There were four arrests for alleged criminal damage. Industrial action is ongoing with the cleaners and their Union UVW (United Voices of the World), against the LSE and contracting company Noonan.