Assemble: 11:30am, Victoria Square, Birmingham Demonstrate at Tory Party Conference and demand an alternative to austerity (This will be at Teresa May’s first Tory Party Conference as Prime Minister) Full details can [Read more]
The following article by Stephen Bell, on British policy on Yemen, was previously published by Stop the war coalition.
For some time now international pressure has been building up against the Saudi led war upon Yemen. In February this year, the European Parliament voted for an EU wide arms embargo on Saudi Arabia. Recently, 64 members of the US Congress, from both Democrats and Republicans, called upon President Obama to “postpone sales of new arms” to Saudi Arabia.
Notes from the front of 15-09-16
The Labour Party leadership ballot closes on 21 September, so supporters of its left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn have a few days left to campaign for any remaining votes. The leadership election result is due to be announced on 24 September before Labour’s women’s conference in Liverpool, with Corbyn widely expected to win.
This video here explains what happened in the Loughinisland massacre, when six people were killed in 1994 while watching a World Cup soccer match.
The Police Ombudsman of Northern Ireland has reported that the Loyalist death squad were armed, organised and shielded by members of the police force, the RUC and included RUC members.