Why protesting is an important part of opposing arms trade

26 August 2015 - 2:00pm

On Monday 7 September, we will be heading over to the ExCel Centre in London to protest one of the world's largest arms fairs known as DSEI. 

Court Victory for South African Shack Dwellers

20 August 2015 - 12:00pm

Shack dwellers from social movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, are celebrating their victory in the Durban High Court today as they successfully overturned a court order used to violently evict them.

Palestinian hunger striking prisoner falls unconscious

17 August 2015 - 12:45pm

On Friday morning, imprisoned Palestinian lawyer Muhammad 'Allan lost consciousness on his 60th day of a hunger strike. He is the first prisoner who, if he survives his coma, may be subject to a new Israeli law which permits force-feeding of hunger striking prisoners.

Marikana three years on: a massacre that shook the nation

14 August 2015 - 1:15pm

In August 2012, 34 striking miners were shot dead by police. How could something so shockingly reminiscent of the country’s violent Apartheid past happen in a modern, democratic South Africa? 

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Reaction: McDonald's called before tax committee

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