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GOSH security protest UK Outsourced hospital guards campaign for pay equality at London hospital 

Outsourced security guards at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London have been demanding rights, pay and other benefits on par with the in-house National Health Service (NHS) workers

Julian Assange case: 4 things that the media doesn’t tell you

As a US extradition looms over Julian Assange and the Wikileaks founder continues to remain in prison without charge, we compile a list of the most important facets of his case that mainstream media often overlooked

Venezuelan Solidarity - UK Anti-imperialists call on UK govt. to return Venezuelan gold held at Bank of England

As part of the US-backed imperialist maneuvers to destabilize the socialist government in Venezuela, the UK authorities blocked the country from accessing 31 tons of gold, valued at around USD 2 billion, which is deposited at the Bank of England

Victory at Oldham: How Palestine Action shut down arms manufacturer Elbit

Huda Ammori of Palestine Action talks to Vijay Prashad about the group’s campaign that shut down the factory of Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit in Oldham in the United Kingdom

Elbit Systems’ arms factory in Oldham shut down following fierce campaign

The Palestine Action group carried out a series of direct actions as part of their campaign such as occupying, blockading, and vandalizing the factory which were ultimately instrumental in forcing its sale and closure

Tory government’s Nationality and Borders Bill is a “racist crime against humanity”

While Tories push to criminalize migration, refugee rights groups demand a safe way for people to claim asylum

London’s iconic medical research university grapples with structural racism

Staff and students of color are under-represented at the senior level, have fewer prospects of getting promotions, and are more likely to be employed on short-and-fixed-term contracts, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s own review report concluded

UK blocks Venezuela from accessing its international reserves

Britain’s Supreme Court passed a ruling to continue blocking Venezuela from accessing 31 tons of Venezuelan gold valued at USD 2 billion

Venezuela condemns British Supreme court ruling to maintain blockade on gold

The Central Bank of Venezuela has been engaged in a legal battle to recover 31 tons of public gold deposited at the Bank of England

What Assange’s prosecution means for all of us

Gabriel Shipton, Julian Assange’s brother, talks about the order passed by the high court in the UK allowing Assange to be extradited to the US.

Stand up for Assange, stand up for press freedom

Independent media projects from across the globe stand with journalist Julian Assange whose persecution by the US represents an attack on press freedom everywhere

The judicial kidnapping of Julian Assange

What was truly shocking in Friday’s British court verdict, writes John Pilger, was that the judges showed no hesitation in sending Julian Assange to his death, living or otherwise. They offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonized over legalities or even basic morality

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