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Defying US pressure, Gibraltar court orders release of the seized Iranian tanker

The order is a setback to the US, which tried to prevent the release of the tanker until the last moment

Workers march in Leeds against a new contract by supermarket giant Asda

Unions say the company is threatening its workers to sign a new contract that would introduce unpaid breaks and force people to work on weekends and bank holidays.

“Our universities must be survivable for students and staff of color”

Interview with the Goldsmiths Anti-Racist Action (GARA), a group of concerned students at Goldsmiths, University of London, that fights racism within and outside the campus.

Tensions to rise further in West Asia as UK joins US task force to 'protect' tankers Tensions to rise further in West Asia as UK joins US task force to ‘protect’ tankers

The UK’s decision to join the US in patrolling the Strait of Hormuz is ironic considering that the latest round of seizure of tankers began with its marines taking over Iran’s Grace I in the first week of July

Belfast_Pride_Parade Tens of thousands join the Belfast Pride Parade in Northern Ireland

The Belfast Pride Parade marked the culmination of the Belfast Pride Festival and sought to highlight the rights that are still denied to the LGBTQ community in the region

Students’ report slams SOAS over links with British overseas military expeditions

Decolonising Our Minds, a student group at SOAS, released a report condemning the institution for its collaboration with the Ministry of Defense

Britain greeted its new prime minister with roadblocks and ‘Fck Boris’ banners

Activists flooded Downing Street as a demonstration against the ascent of Boris Johnson, known for his right-wing rhetoric, racism, anti-environmentalism and hard-line stance on Brexit

ATW-ep-37 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 37

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the police raids on the Indian rights group, Walmart workers strike in Chile and resistance by activists in Glasgow, against the eviction of asylum seekers.

Arrest of Iranian tanker's captain in Gibraltar Captain and chief officer of the seized Iranian tanker arrested in Gibraltar

The seizure and the arrests came despite the fact that EU sanctions, which were a pretext for the seizure, do not have extraterritoriality

British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike British power plant workers to strike over inadequate wage hike

The workers of the Drax power plant in Yorkshire rejected a 2.8% wage offered by the company terming it as inadequate. They will conduct a series of six 48-hour strikes

UK arms sales to Israel UK continued arms sales to Israel during Gaza massacres last year: report

The UK sold arms worth USD 18 million from March 30, 2018 till the end of the year, according to a report by Campaign Against Arms Trade

NHS strike -Birmingham Health service staff in Birmingham go on strike against transfer of 40 members

Unions are protesting the transfer of support staff members to NHS’ wholly owned subsidiary company. They claim that the company, created to gain tax exemptions, will alter the pay and conditions of the staff.

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