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Police Bill - UK Protests against Tory police bill continue in the UK

Progressive sections in the UK reiterated their opposition to the controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed by the Tory government

Prosecutors to probe illegal practices in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa 43 case and other stories

Today we look at new evidence in the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students in Mexico, the strike announced by NUMSA in South Africa’s engineering sector, and more

UK healthcare bill Progressive sections in UK vow to resist privatization of NHS

Trade Unions and health rights groups have said the Health and Care Bill introduced by the UK’s Tory government will end up further privatizing key areas of the National Health Service

Amid protests, Tories pass the draconian police bill in the UK House of Commons 

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings. The bill will now be considered by the House of Lords 

People mobilize against controversial police bill in the UK

The Bill brings about a number of changes to the penal and policing systems and has been heavily criticized by progressive sections. It was passed by the House of Commons

Anti-Tory demo-London Massive rally in London by progressives declares Tories are unfit to govern

Asserting that the Tories are unfit to govern the country, the protesters condemned the government’s bid to enact draconian laws intended to block protests. The call for the mobilization was given by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity

‘Kill the Bill’ protests continue across UK against Tory police bill

Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings

Police Repression-UK Protests surge across UK against state of women’s safety and police apathy 

33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard was murdered last week, allegedly by a Metropolitan policeman in London

Education unions in the UK slams Tory government’s plan of reopening schools

With all schools set to open on March 8, unions have accused the UK government of being unprepared to ensure the safety of the students. The National Education Union said the necessary safeguards had not been put in place

COVID-19 vaccination in UK Progressives slam Tory government over disparities in COVID-19 relief 

Research conducted by the Labour Party shows that richer areas in the UK are seeing bigger falls in COVID-19 infection rates following vaccine distribution compared to poorer, working-class areas

Migrant Crisis-English Channel Activists ask UK government to ensure safety for migrants crossing English Channel

According to reports, 8,400 migrants risked their lives crossing the English Channel to reach the UK in 2020, four times the number recorded in 2019

“Students are being treated as a source of profit by university managements”

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Jude Percival, press officer for the 9K4WHAT? campaign group in the UK which is campaigning against higher tuition fees being charged by universities across the UK during the COVID-19 crisis

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