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Here’s what the corporate-owned media won’t tell you about the arrests in Nicaragua

18 June 2021 @ 4:03 pm

Nicaragua has been under heavy fire from the corporate-owned media lately. The government of Daniel Ortega has arrested several opposition figures in the midst … Read more By Peter Bolton

Osime Brown’s case is a reflection of the UK’s racist, ableist state and its institutions

18 June 2021 @ 3:46 pm

On 15 June, Osime Brown’s mother announced that the Home Office has dropped the deportation case against her 22-year-old autistic son. This is a … Read more By Sophia Purdy-Moore

Over a thousand Tigrayans demonstrated at the G7 summit last weekend, here’s why

18 June 2021 @ 3:21 pm

On Saturday 12 June, over a thousand people from the Ethiopian state of Tigray protested in Falmouth outside the G7 media centre. We spoke … Read more By Tom Anderson

Juneteenth becomes US national holiday to celebrate the end of slavery. But not everyone thinks it is enough.

18 June 2021 @ 3:08 pm

Known in the US as Juneteenth, 19 June will now be a nationwide holiday to celebrate the end of slavery. President Joe Biden signed … Read more By Joe Glenton

A 14-day global campaign demands justice for victims of Bolivia coup

18 June 2021 @ 2:10 pm

On 10 November 2019, the democratically elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia was overthrown by a US-government supported military coup. The coup regime, … Read more By Pablo Navarrete

Civil liberties group takes aim at the secret dossiers internet firms keep on all of us

18 June 2021 @ 12:12 pm

Civil liberties activists will sue global advertisers and social media giants who keep secret dossiers of our private information. The Irish Council For Civil … Read more By Joe Glenton

Arlene Foster’s ex-adviser says Edwin Poots made ‘monumental mistakes’

18 June 2021 @ 7:20 am

Mr Poots resigned as leader of the DUP amid party anger at a UK Government pledge to grant Sinn Fein concessions on Irish language laws. By The Canary

Apology does not help rape victims whose cases were dropped, commissioner warns

18 June 2021 @ 6:38 am

The Government’s apology over its dire rape conviction record will not comfort those people whose cases have been dropped, the Victims’ Commissioner for England … Read more By The Canary

Police in UK schools will only serve to criminalise vulnerable pupils

17 June 2021 @ 3:17 pm

Kids of Colour and the Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP) have launched a petition calling on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to halt … Read more By Sophia Purdy-Moore

MOD to blow £36m on small boats to look after the big boats

17 June 2021 @ 1:30 pm

G7The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is spending £36m on small patrol boats to defend navy ships. 18 new police patrol craft will start coming … Read more By Joe Glenton