Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded. – BBC News (Aug 2017)

Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded. – BBC News (Aug 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by BBC News Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters opposed a far-right “Free Speech” rally in the US city of Boston on Saturday. While the day was mostly peaceful, there were minor scuffles between police and protesters, and at least 33 were arrested. Here’s how the day unfolded. Video by the BBC’s Paul Blake in Boston

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Greek capital brought to a standstill as workers strike against austerity (Dec 2015)

Greek capital brought to a standstill as workers strike against austerity (Dec 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by euronews (in English) Protesters marched through the streets of Athens on Thursday as over two-and-a-half-million workers took part in a general strike that has brought public services to a standstill. The 24-hour walkout is in response to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ acceptance of a new package of austerity measures by the country’s lenders, that includes a total overhaul of the social security and pension system. “We say “no” to…

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‘Not safe, not fair’: 20,000 junior doctors march against Jeremy Hunt’s proposed new contracts (Oct 2015)

‘Not safe, not fair’: 20,000 junior doctors march against Jeremy Hunt’s proposed new contracts (Oct 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Press Association Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of “peddling vicious lies” at a protest in London over the Government’s plans to impose a new contract for doctors. Thousands of doctors joined a march – the second of its kind in the capital – as the row continues between Mr Hunt and representatives of the British Medical Association (BMA). Up on 20,000 people were said to be taking…

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The Battle Of Cable Street Sunday 4th October 1936

The Battle Of Cable Street Sunday 4th October 1936

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by 45antifascist short documentary on the East End of London’s militant anti-fascist action against Moseley’s British Union Of Fascists on Sunday 4th October 1936 The anti-fascist groups built roadblocks in an attempt to prevent the march from taking place. The barricades were constructed near the junction with Christian Street, towards the west end of this long street. An estimated 300,000 anti-fascist demonstrators turned out Over 10,000 police, including 4,000 on…

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Austrians rally in Vienna in solidarity with refugees (Aug 2015)

Austrians rally in Vienna in solidarity with refugees (Aug 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Al Jazeera English More than 20,000 people took to the streets of Vienna to express solidarity with the refugees trying to enter Europe. They protested the ill-treatment of the refugees and also held a memorial for those who died last week.That’s after the bodies of 71 people were found in an abandoned truck on Thursday. Demonstrators rallied at the city’s Westbahnhof train station before marching down a major shopping…

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Russians fill Moscow’s streets in anti-Putin protest (July 2015)

Russians fill Moscow’s streets in anti-Putin protest (July 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by AP Archive Tens of thousands of people marched across central Moscow on Saturday in the first major protest in three months against President Vladimir Putin, defying the Kremlin’s efforts to muzzle dissent. The demonstration showed that opposition sentiment has remained strong, despite the government’s efforts to stem the protest movement which had led to more than 100,000 people taking to the streets last winter in a series of massive…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the National Anti Austerity (June 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the National Anti Austerity (June 2015)

Video uploaded to YouTube by Jack Bond

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Yellow protest umbrellas return to Hong Kong streets (June 2015)

Yellow protest umbrellas return to Hong Kong streets (June 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by BBC News Several thousand pro-democracy campaigners have gathered on the streets of Hong Kong. It came days before a vote on the political reform package that caused widespread protests last year.

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Women peace activists cross North-South Korea border (May 2015)

Women peace activists cross North-South Korea border (May 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Al Jazeera English Group of 30 women cross heavily militarised DMZ by bus after being denied by authorities to walk across the border.Al Jazeera’s Caroline Malone reports.

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WE ARE MANY – @wearemanymovie – MAY 21 NATIONWIDE SCREENINGS WITH Q&A, IN CINEMAS MAY 22 2015

WE ARE MANY – @wearemanymovie – MAY 21 NATIONWIDE SCREENINGS WITH Q&A, IN CINEMAS MAY 22 2015

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by WeAreManyMovie To find out where the film is playing visit: www.wearemany.com/cinemas We Are Many tells for the first time the remarkable story of the biggest protest in history, and how it changed the world. Eight years in the making, filmed in seven countries, and including interviews with John Le Carre, Damon Albarn, Brian Eno, Danny Glover, Mark Rylance, Richard Branson, Hans Blix and Ken Loach amongst others, it charts…

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