Although the Congo Charter flight left on Monday, the family taken from Glasgow were not among the 40+ removed.
After the large protest in Glasgow last week and further events across the UK , the XL Airlines charter flight arrived in Kinshasa late on Tuesday.
Following the flight, the Black African Community in Glasgow is calling for a protest outside the Eagle Buildings on Bothwell Street (where the Immigration Courts are held) on Wednesday 7th March from 10am to protest against the Home Office detaining and deporting people to the DR Congo. [ Unity Centre Glasgow ]
Last february 24th 1000 people participated in a demonstration for the defense of the CSO Eskuela Taller and the squatters and ocuppied spaces. The mobilization claimed self-organization, self-management, and autonomy as fighting weapons against institutional repression and capitalism.
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More than 2000 people attended the march against Trident in Glasgow on the 24th of Febuary. Organised by Stop the War, Scotland for Peace, and CND, the day started with a march around Glasgow and then a rally with speaches against the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system. [ SACC report and pictures]
In an attempt to improve the diet of its young fans, Celtic is inviting them to dine on fine fare.
Anarchists equipped with gas masks wooden poles and Molotovs clashed with police in central Athens.
As the opposition and the administration finalize their line-up, AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) warned voters of opportunists who would cover up the single most important issue in this year’s elections – the ‘Hello Garci ’ controversy.
“We will not be removed from the lands where our ancestors are buried. We are defending the animals, the forests and the water. This planet can’t withstand any more contamination. What good is all this wealth from oil and coal if we are dying of diseases and misery? Several years ago they pushed out some of our people to make a coal mine. In that region the animals, the fish, the birds and the people are all sick. Now they want us to move again so they can make more mines, but there is nowhere to go. We will defend our lands and our heritage with our lives.”
– Jorge Montiel, Wayuu leader, Venezuela