People's Assembly Rally

Parliament Square, London. Sat 21 Jun 2014
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There were a lot of speakers at the rally after the march, and most of the pictures I took are of them, including Chris Baugh, PCS, Caroline Lucas MP,
Len McCluskey Unite the Union, Lutfur Rahman Tower Hamlets Mayor, journalist Owen Jones , Jeremy Corbyn MP, Sam Fairbairn, People's Assembly, Matt Wrack, Fire Brigades Union, Jasmine Stone of Focus E15 Mothers, Lindsey German,
Ian Lawrence, NAPO, Rehana Azam of the 999 Call for NHS, comedian Francesca Martinez and Christine Blower, National Union of Teachers.

Christine Blower, NUT General Secretary with the Houses of Parliament reflected in her glasses

Russell Brand was an hour late and I couldn't be bothered to wait for him.
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No more Austerity March

London. Sat 21 Jun 2014

PCS members wait at the start of the march by the BBC
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The national demonstration organised by The People's Assembly, trade unions and campaign groups attracted huge support, marching from the BBC to demand they no longer ignore the alternative to austerity to a rally in Parliament Square. (See my post above for pictures from the rally.)

These pictures are at the moment without captions and are presented in the order that I took them while the march was forming up and as it made its way to Oxford Circus, where I left it for another story, rejoining the protest as the marchers came in to Parliament Square for the rally.
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World Naked Bike Ride London

Marble Arch & Westminster Bridge, London. Sat 14 Jun 2014

One of the riders poses for my camera as he comes down Westminster Bridge
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The annual World Naked Bike Ride in London started at five points around the capital and converged at Westminster for a ride around central London. It's supposedly a protest against car culture, and riders are invited to ride 'as naked as you dare'. The police in London take no action against the riders other than stopping to watch like everyone else!

It's a rather mixed event bringing together people who want to ride for various reasons, including naturists and environmentalists and those who just do it for fun. In my pictures I try to concentrate on those who are clearly making a protest with slogans or placards - including those against cars killing cyclists - and also those who make the event more colourful with costumes and body paint.

The pictures here are a fairly small sample from those I took but bearing the comments above in mind I think show a pretty fair view of the event, taken at the main start at Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge and a square a couple of hundred yards from there. I will possibly send some others to the event organisers as I have in some previous years.
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Mile End

Mile End, London. Sat 14 June 2014

Canal at Mile End
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I'd gone to Mile End hoping to meet some people, but it didn't happen. Instead I ate my lunch beside the canal and spent a few minutes on my way back to central London at a Gypsy Roma and Traveller festival there, but I couldn't stay long and it was only just starting.
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UK Uncut Party at Vodaphone

Oxford St, London. Sat 14 Jun 2014

Focus E15 Mothers and Andy Greene of DPAC block the Vodaphone doorway
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A DPAC activist and mums from the Focus E15 campaign stopped security closing the shutters on their Oxford St flagship when UK Uncut came to protest at their failure - abetted by the UK government - to pay UK tax, and against other tax dodgers.

Vodaphone have paid no corporation tax since 2011, and in 2010 the UK government allowed them to avoid paying £6 billion the owned. While ordinary people pay their taxes, UK Uncut say the government lets the super-rich get away with tricky schemes for avoiding - and sometimes evading - the tax they should pay. 30,000 low income households have been forced out of their homes by bedroom tax, and far more are homeless because of the refusal by sucessive governments to build social housing.

They say the rich and companies like Vodaphone should pay tax - which could be spent on public services. Tax dodging by the super-rich costs the nation at least £25 billion a year.

UK Uncut protesters gathered in the gardens in Cavendish Square and got ready to party and protest, blowing up balloons and handing out masks of some of the well-known people who have gone to unreasonable lengths to avoid paying tax, including Jimmy Carr, Christ Moyes and Gary Barlow, along with the politicians who are refusing to clamp down on tax abuse by the rich, George Oshborn and David Cameron. Osborne and Cameron are themselves extremely rich, and benefit from some of the tax abuses, while many of the others who do so are major donors to the Tory party.

From there the protesters marched the short distance to Vodaphone. As they arrived they were stopped in front of the door by security staff while the shop managers tried to lower the shutters over the entrance, but Andy Greene of DPAC (Disabled People Against Cuts) drove his wheelchair into the entrance to prevent it being lowered, and was soon joined there by several from the Focus E15 campaign, including Jasmine Stone with her young daughter in a buggy.

Security staff brought in by Vodaphone tried with little success to keep protesters and press out of the area in front of the doorway which is marked by studs as belonging to the store, but had little success until a few minutes later when police arrived and gave them a hand.

There were a few minor incidents caused by the security staff who seemed less than professional, and were neither uniformed nor wearing any ID. I heard one of them clearly threaten a protester with violence - though he quickly denied he had done so when I questioned this - and there were a number of incidents when uncooperative protesters were pushed rather roughly. When one of the Focus E15 women was pushed just outside the doorway, Jasmine Stone quickly rushed to her aid, and then had great difficulty in persuading a police officer to let her go back to her daughter Safia who was still in her buggy underneath the half-closed shutter.

Shortly after, the protesters who had been preventing the shutter from being closed for around three quarters of an hour decided to leave the shop, and came out celebrating their action. They were warmly applauded by the other protesters and the Focus E15 group came to the microphone to explain their campaign, which had begun when they were all given notices of eviction from the Focus hostel in Stratford, but had now developed into a wider campaign for housing for all/

The protest party continued on the pavement outside Vodaphone in Oxford St, though it was a little dampened by a heavy shower. A police officer came to talk with some of the protesters, wanting assurance that if Vodaphone was to open again the protesters would not go inside to protest, but no one was prepared or in a positin to say they would not (and I think some would certainly have done so.)
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Left Unity protest Tesco anti-homeless spikes

Regent St, London. Thu 12 Jun 2014

Andrew Burgin with 'Homes Not Spikes' protesters at Tesco Metro on Lower Regent St
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Left Unity organised a protest against the anti-homeless spikes installed outside the Tesco store to stop the homeless sheltering and sleeping on the wide ledges there. But earlier on the day of the protest and following a flood of complaints on-line, Tesco had already said that the spikes would be removed.

I arrived a few minutes early for the protest, only to find that workmen had come half an hour or so earlier and removed the spikes. But others had got in rather earlier, at dead of night in high-viz jackets with buckets of concrete, which they had poured on to try and cover the spikes. They hadn't made much of a job of it, but their direct action had made rather a mess, perhaps prompting Tesco to get on with the job in a hurry.

Probably the news - which was all over Facebook and Twitter - kept the numbers at the protest down. But the public revulsion over the matter will perhaps mean that others follow the example of Tesco (and the Vue cinema next door which shared the spikes.) Sleeping rough isn't a lifestyle choice, but something that people are forced into out of necessity, and it is very much on the increase at the present time. We should be trying to cut it down by paying basic benefits (and not removing them for largely arbitrary reasons) as well as providing suitable low cost housing in London , not persecuting those unfortunate enough to be forced onto the streets.
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Focus E15 Mums Expose Carpenters Estate

Carpenters Estate, Stratford, London. Mon 9 Jun 2014
Jasmine Stone of Focus E15 Mums speaks at the end of the protest outside a vacant property
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The campaign started by mothers evicted from the Focus E15 hostel pasted up posters on deliberately emptied quality social housing vacant for years on Newham's most popular council estate and called for it to be used to house homeless famiilies.

The Carpenters Estate in Stratford came to national attention two years ago, when broadcasters set up studios on two of the three point blocks overlooking the neighbouring Olympic site, but deserves rather more detailed attention because of the plans for the area by the local labour-dominated Newham Council under its elected Mayor, Sir Robin Wales.

After war damage, the Carpenters Estate was redeveloped in 1967 with three tower blocks and good quality low-rise housing. It was a popular estate with residents, fairly quiet and pleasant with little or no crime, open spaces and very convenient for the facilities and transport of Stratford. Many of those living there took advantage of the right to buy, and many of those still there are owner ocuppiers. Most of the remaining social housing tenants were forced to move some years ago. One of the reasons given for the removal of tenants was the presence of asbestos (as in all buildings of the era) which was said to be too expensive to be removed - but most has now been removed.

If Carpenters Estate were in a distant part of the borough it might occasionally be paraded by the local council as a good example of social housing (though there were problems with asbestos as with all developments of the era, but that has been dealt with.) But because of its position, all Newham Council sees when it looks in that direction are large and flashing £ signs. It is a area about which property developers salivate and which the local council appears desperate to knock down and sell off, despite its recent claims.

Thanks largely to powerful local opposition which also gained the support of academics and students, plans to sell off the whole area as a new campus for University College London fell through. The council is still looking for other developers although following the defeat over the UCL plans it issued a statement suggesting it would work with others who had expressed an interest in the regeneration of the estate. So far relatively little seems to have happened, with most of the shuttered and sealed properties still in that condition, and at the start of today's protest, workers from the Carpenters Tenant Management Organisation came to talk with the protesters, expressing support for their demands for the re-opening of the closed properties as social housing. The council's web site still appears to be confused over the intentions for regeneration.

Because of the future prospects of big money which still seem to entrance the council, it seems likely that any tenancies offered on the estate are likely to short-term, allowing tenants to be readily evicted, probably now for piece-meal private development rather than grand schemes like the UCL campus.

The protesters see Newham as carrying out a policy of social cleansing, selling off prime development sites, mainly to be used for high-rent housing for those in high paid employment in the City and elsewhere outside Newham. Meanwhile, the people who used to live on those sites are offered rehousing in distant areas of the country or expensive and insecure privately rented accommodation elsewhere in London.

The protesters came to the Carpenters Estate armed with posters and wallpaper paste and brushes. After putting up banners denouncing the council's policy of social cleansing they began to paste up posters on the metal shutters which the council use to stop empty properties being squatted. The larger posters were life-size portraits of some of the E15 mothers and children and others involved in the Housing Campaign in desperate need of housing in Newham. And with these large photographs, they put up smaller posters, with the messages including 'We Could be Here', 'This home needs a family', 'These homes need people', 'You could be here'.

Among those present at the protest were several residents and former residents of the estate. One man who had grown up and lived most of his life on the estate and had been forced to move told me that he was now homeless, spending nights at the homes of several friends. One resident still living there who owns her house just a few yards from where the protest was taking place was Mary Finch, who told me she had come to live on the estate 43 years ago, and was certainly not going to leave of her own free will - she told me "they will have to carry me out."
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London Uni workers Garden Halls picket

University of London Commonwealth Hall. Mon 9 Jun 2014

Striking workers on the picket line in Cartwright Gardens
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Workers on strike for a week held a lively picket at UoL Garden Halls, due to close at the end of June, calling for no redundancies, recognition of their IWGB union and transfer to other jobs without loss of length of service or conditions.

The roughly 80 workers in the three inter-collegiate University of London halls of residence in Cartwright Gardens, including cleaners, catersing staff, porters and maintenance staff, many of whom have worked for the university for ten years of more, are not directly employed by London University but the jobs have been outsourced to varioius contractors - now Cofely and Aramark. Most of them are now members of the International Workers Union, the IWGB and many have been involved in the campaign supported by the IWGB for comparable sick pay, holidays and pensions to those enjoyed by their directly employed colleagues.

The Garden Halls are to be renovated and enlarged resulting in full closure for the next academic year and it will be two years before they are fully open again. The work is being financed by a private company who will run them when they re-open and hike up the fees to students to pay them back for the work.

The IWGB has tried without success to negotiate with the University of London and the outsourcing companies who refuse to recognise them as a union. They officially recognise a large union which has few if any members in the three halls and unsurprisingly shows little interest in negotiating any sensible deal for members of another union.

The IWGB balloted its members and got almost unanimous support for a five day strike. They are demanding:

1. No redundancies
2. Cofely and Aramark negotiate with the IWGB
3. All workers are transferred without losing their length of service
4. All workers are transferred without losing the London Living Wage or the improved sick pay, holidays, and pensions

The picket, supported by a number of students from various London University colleges and the University of London Union was in good spirits, with speeches, music and dancing. While I was there three of the workers were presented with City & Guilds certificate for Mathematics they had acheived on a WEA course promoted by their union.
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Protest Against Egypt Death Sentences

Marble Arch, London. Sun 8 Jun 2014

Muslim women wearing white capes with numbers in the die-in
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A protest against the 1,212 death sentences in Egypt was filmed with around 150 people, many in Muslim dress, wearing white shirts with numbers taped to them, making the R4BIA sign and staging a die-in on the day the new Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, was sworn in.
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Sikhs march for Truth, Justice & Freedom

Hyde Park, London. Sun 8 Jun 2014

India's Hidden Genocide was one of many banners on the march
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Thousands marched on the 30th anniversary of the 1984 destruction at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, calling for truth and justice about this and the war by India against Sikhs since then in which many more have disappeared, died, been raped. Many called for an independent Sikh state of Khalistan.

The march was organised by the Federation of Sikh Organisations and united over 200 Gurdwaras and Sikh organisations. Although some come to remember the event and those who were killed then and since, many of those at the event come calling for justice, and for freedom, which was the main theme of the event.

Sikhs want freedom for the many Sikh political prisoners in India, and an end to the death penalty and hanging; the want freedom of religion in practice (as enshrined in Articel 25 of the 1949 Indian constitution) and greater control over the resources of the Punjab, particularly water. For many the over-riding freedom is freedom from India and the formation of an independent state of Khalistan.

This was a large march, with perhaps 10,000 people taking part. Before the march there was a rally with many speakers in Hyde Park where I enjoyed the free food for those who wanted it. Some of the speeches were in English, but many in Punjabi, and as well as the many men there were a few women speakers.

At the end of the rally five Sikh Khalsa in saffron robes holding their Kirpan, representing the Panj Pyare - the Five Beloved Ones - took to the stage and there were prayers before they led the procession out of Hyde Park and down Park Lane towards Trafalgar Square for another rally. I left the march as the end of it walked past Marble Arch.
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Support Detainees in Harmondsworth

Harmondsworth Detention Centre, London. Sat 7 Jun 2014
Prisoners inside the detention centre show their appreciation for the support from the protest. A close wired tall fence makes photography difficult.
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Movement for Justice supporters came to Harmondsworth and the adjioining Colnbrook detention centre and protested with prisoners inside the immigration prison against the unjust 'Fast Track System' and mistreatment of detainees by private security firms.

The protest was a little late in starting, and some people obviously had problems getting to Harmondsworth on the western edge of London just across the Bath Road from Heathrow Airport. One person who had no trouble finding it was local MP John McDonnell who was given a great welcome by the campaigners for his long support of asylum seekers. He pointed us towards the two huge blocks of Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres (they are separated only by a roadway) and told us that when he had first become MP for the area the immigration detention centre was only a small building housing a dozen or so detainees. The last twenty or so years has seen a huge increase in the number of people locked up for seeking asylum, many of whom are eventually granted leave to remain, sometimes after very long periods of imprisonment.

The protest today was called in support of the continuing struggles of the detainees inside the centres for an end to physical abuse, and to an end to punishment by solitary confinement in 'the block' for those detainees who try to stand up for their rights. The detainees and those protesting on their behalf also demand an end to the unfair 'Fast track' system which was set up with the deliberate aim of deporting people before they had time to put together the evidence that would enable them to properly present their case to remain.

The protesters demand that the system should be reversed, with the burden of proof being on the Home Office to show that the asylum seeker should be deported. They want all detention centres to be shut down, with no asylum seeker or immigrants being detained and for a full public inquiry into the sexual, physical and psychological abuse in Yarl's Wood, Harmondsworth and all other detention centres, as well as insisting there should be an end to punishments and other retaliation against detainees who organise and protest against injustices.

After a brief rally on the main road in front of the two detention centres, including McDonnell's speech, the protesters began to make a circuit on the roadway which goes around the Harmondsworth centre, most of which is enclosed behind tall fences. The stopped at places on the way where they knew that those inside the prison would be able to see and hear them, making a lot of noise chanting and shouting as well as with whistles and other noise-makers.

Soon some of those on the protest were getting phone calls from people inside both Colnbrook and Harmondsworth centres, saying they could see and hear the protest and thanking the protesters for coming to give their support. From some of the calls it was clear that protests were continuing inside the two jails. We began to see hands at the windows, and faces and notices, though it was hard to see these clearly through the tall fairly fine mesh fence.

The protesters continued to the north side of the immigration prison, where a very long banner with the message 'Stop Racism - End Fast Track - End Detention' was rolled out and held for those inside to see. Some stood by the windows and waved; others held up their ID cards, and some messages they had written calling for freedom.

There were another two short rallies with speeches, and some phone calls from people inside the prison which were either repeated by those receiving them to a microphone or, when possible, relayed by holding the megaphone to the phone speaker.

The protesters stopped for a longer rally with more phone calls on the west side of the building, where by standing well back it was possible to see a few windows over the top of the fence. At the rally on this side there were votes on the demands of the Movement for Justice - all of which were approved unanimously, and then other forthcoming actions were outlined.

The protests then marched along to the end of the third side, but so many phone calls were coming from people inside the building that they organisers decided to go back the way they had come and give more of them a chance to be heard. Unfortunately at that point I had to leave.
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Colombian Mines - World Environment Day

Colombian Embassy, London. Thu 5 Jun 2014

Protesters against the environmental damage caused by he vast La Colosa & Santurbán gold mines
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Protesters at the Colombian embassy condemned the the vast La Colosa & Santurbán gold mines which endanger water sources in the high mountain regions and could wreck their fragile ecosystems. The mines have led to mass protests in Colombian cities.

The placards, aimed at the staff of the embassy, were in Spanish, but their message was clear - Water Yes, Gold No! (Agua Si, Oro No!) and some showed the huge crowds who have protested in Colombia against the mega-mines.

The protesters issued a statement:

5 June is World Environment Day called by the United Nations.For the last three years tens of thousands of people, led by the youth, have held Carnivals for Life in Ibague, which is the nearest city to the La Colosa mine project.

This year there will be similar carnivals and events in other regions. In Bucaramanga the whole city turned out in protests to the point of civilian revolt to stop the Santurbán gold mine by Canadian company Greystar Resources.

La Colosa and Santurbán both pose a major threat to water sources, especially in the high mountain ecozones known as páramos where plants convert water from clouds into stream sources. Gold processing on an industrial scale threatens water contamination on an industrial scale. Water is life. We say no to gold, yes to life!

This was a peaceful protest opposite the embassy in Hans Place, at the rear of Harrods, which has been the scene of many protests, particularly since Julian Assange was given asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy which is in the same building. It is hardly surprising that some of those who live in the flats in front of which the protest was taking place are rather fed up with the frequent disturbance, and a police officer who was keeping an eye on the protest had to intervene when one of them began to shout aggressively at one of the protesters. It is surely about time that the government stopped the silly game and granted Assange the freedom to leave the country en route to Ecuador.
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Tower Hamlets - Save our Surgeries

Tower Hamlets, London. Thu 5 Jun 2014

Staff from St Katherines Dock Practice on the march in Whitechapel
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Health professionals and local residents took part in a 'Nye Bevan' march to 'Keep Our NHS Public' around the health practices in the borough threatened by the withdrawal of the minimum practice income guarantee (MPIG)for deprived areas.

MPIG was introduced in 2004 in recognition of the fact that in deprived areas -both inner city and rural - people have higher health needs. The decision to take this away will lead to the closure of surgeries that have responded to those needs by employing staff to provide a good level of service.

The removal of MPIG is all part of the ongoing privatisation of the NHS and will lead to surgeries being run on the cheap by large healthcare companies, providing a low standard of service and diverting money from serving the needs of people to providing profits for their shareholders. A number of leading politicians have interests in these health businesses.

The march began at St Katherine's Dock Practice, close to St Katherine's Dock and made its way from GP practice to GP practice across the borough ofTower Hamlets, lead by a banner with a picture of Nye Bevan and his quotation "The NHS will last while there are folk left with the faith to fight for it!"

The next stop was at Wapping Healthcare where the march stopped briefly and there were some short speeches, and more marchers joined. There were simiilar stops at City Wellbeing in Cannon St Rd and at Albion Health Centre in Whitechapel Road, where I left the growing march, which had another eight practices to visit on its way to a final rally at the Kingsley Hall in Bromley by Bow.
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G4S AGM Protest Against Human Rights Abuses

Excel Centre, Victoria Dock, London. Thu 5 Jun 2014

Protesters outside the Excel Centre - G4S - Globalising Injustice.
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Protests took place at the G4S AGM over its involvement in the privatisation of prisons, policing, education and other public services and human rights abuses both in the UK and in Palestine where it helps to run the Israeli prison system.

Protesters included those from Boycott Israel Network, Boycott Workfare, Campaign to Close Campsfield, Corporate Watch, Friends of Al Aqsa,, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Right to Remain, War on Want, Right to Remain, Global Women's Strike and other organisations.

As well as raising the issue of Israeli prisons and the many Palestinians held without trial and tortured in them - including young children, there were also those protesting about G4S's involvement in immigration detention and in particular the killing by G4S security guards of Jimmy Mubenga during an attempt to forcibly deport him.

The protesters sang and shouted as shareholders filed in to the Excel Centre for the AGM, and handed out leaflets detailing some of the human rights abuses that G4S has been responsible for or is complicit in. Some of the protesters who had bought shares attended the AGM to ask questions, and there were apparently some nasty scenes inside the meeting when some were forcibly ejected, but security there prevented any photography.
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Indian Gender/Caste Violence Victims

Indian High Commission, Aldwych, London. Wed 4 Jun 2014

Most of the protesters were Ravidassia, with a large group from Bedford.
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The Freedom Without Fear Platform protested at the Indian High Commission demanding justice for Indian victims of caste and gender violence after the gang-rape and lynching of two Dalit girls, the latest of many such violent crimes against women.

I arrived a quarter of an hour before the protest was due to begin and the pen provided by police for the protesters on the pavement outside the High Commission was already full, mainly with people from several Ravidassia temples across the country. More people were still arriving to join the protest when I left an hour later.

The Freedom Without Fear Platform which had organised the event describes itself as an "arena for Black, South Asian and 'Minority Ethnic' women to lead discussions on the violence against women and girls" and it takes its name from one of the slogans of the Indian anti-rape movement. Among the many organisations supporting the protest were the Anti Caste Discriminiation Alliance, CasteWatch UK, Central Valmik Sabha UK, FABOUK (The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisations UK), Imkaan (a UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls), Newham Asian Women's Project, Rape Crisis England & Wales, Shri Guru Ravi Dass Mission International, South Asia Solidarity Group, Southall Black Sisters, Sri Guru Ravidass Sabha, Voice of Dalit International, Global Women's Strike and Women's Networking Hub.

The appalling gang-rape and lynching of two Dalit girls aged 14 and 15 in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh on May 28th is only the latest in many incidents of horrific murders and sexual assaults perpetrated on young Dalit women across India. Less than 1% of rape cases of Dalit women by non-Dalits end in conviction, and the many murders largely go unpunished. In many cases police have been among the perpetrators, and have often refused to investigate or have even threatened families who report the crimes.

Rapes and murders of Dalit women are often carried out in deliberate response by wealthy upper caste communities when Dalit communities challenge oppression and exploitation. Dalit women are seen by right-wing upper caste as without value or even - as one of newly elected Narendra Modi’s allies, Baba Ramdev made clear during the election campaign, as the sexual property of the upper castes.

There have been growing protests in India over the past year against gender violence, with large protests on the streets by Dalit, women's organisations and students, and today's London protest was in solidarity with these.

A handful of women were allowed inside the High Commission to deliver the letters for the Indian Prime Minister while the protest continued outside, with speeches and chanting of slogans. The letters called on him to take action to ensure the prosecution of all those involved in the rapes and murders, and for those who were acquitted after convictions with eye-witness evidence for massacres and mass rapes in Bathani Tola, Bathe and Bihar to be reconvicted. They also called for the immediate removal of Sanjeev Baliyan, Ministuer of State for Agriculture and Food Processing, who is accused opver the Muzaffarnagar riots and of mass rapes of Muslim women.

India has laws against caste discrimination and the Atrocities Act was specifically designed to be used in cases involving caste violence, and the letters urged that this be used in all cases of caste/gender violence involving lower castes.

As well as showing their solidarity with those protesting in India, a number of the protesters also talked of the need to address caste discrimination in the UK, where the government is dragging its feet on introducing measures to include caste in the Equality Act because of lobbying upper caste Hindu organisations with a strong influence on the Conservative Party, to which many have made substantial donations.
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my london diary index

Jun 2014

People's Assembly Rally
No more Austerity - demand the alternative
World Naked Bike Ride London
Mile End
UK Uncut Party at Vodaphone
Left Unity protest Tesco anti-homeless spikes
Focus E15 Mums Expose Carpenters Estate
London Uni workers Garden Halls picket
Protest Against Egypt Death Sentences
Sikhs march for Truth, Justice & Freedom
Support Detainees in Harmondsworth
Colombian Mines - World Environment Day
Tower Hamlets - Save our Surgeries
G4S AGM Protest Against Human Rights Abuses
Indian Gender/Caste Violence Victims


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