Interview: Stansted 15, Direct Action and Legal Repression

On 10th December 15 anti-deportation activists were convicted under anti-terror legislation for their peaceful direct action at Stansted airport. Graeme Hayes observed the whole trial as part of a wider research project on disobedience, direct action and trials of...

No climate protest in Paris?

Mass marches scheduled for 29 November in Paris and disruptive demonstrations (including barricades) on 12 December have been called off by climate justice activists following the terrorist attacks on Friday 13 November. The COP21 climate conference (the 21st...

Discipline and Dissent on the University Campus

On July 21st 2014, the University of Birmingham disciplined three students for their role in a Defend Education Birmingham occupation of the University Senate Chamber in November 2013. Two students were suspended for nine months, while the third was given a formal...