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Egyptians take to the streets

Today, Tuesday, 25th January, over 15,000 people demonstrated for political and social reforms in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The Tunisian experience over the past few weeks seems very much alive.

Opposition protests sweep Egypt

Protests have erupted across Egypt after activists from several organisations planned to make 25th January "revolution day", aimed at bringing down another long-standing Arab leader, Mubarak.

  • Written by Feyzi Ismail
  • Category: Latest News

Children Left at Risk by CEOP Merger.

child and webcamThe Con Dems have announced that the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) is to be merged with the National Serious and Organised Crime Agency and the UK Border Agency from 2013.

  • Written by Laura Woods
  • Category: Latest News

Prevent the Deportation of the Okpara Family.

Okpara family protestMildred Okpara and her three young children aged 7, 5 and 1 years of age are to be deported in the very near future - possibly in the next few days. The family needs your support to stop their deportation.

  • Written by Laura Woods
  • Category: Latest News

North East: the impact of cuts

public service alliance bannerThe excellent Touchstone blog is one of the better things about the TUC. It provides a wealth of invaluable information about government cuts and their impact, meticulously tracking the cuts in its CutsWatch series - and skilfully demolishing claims that ConDem plans can be considered progressive.

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Latest News

Police to prevent protestors marching past Tory conference

PoliceDespite a high profile campaign, West Midlands Police are still denying the marchers access to the part of Broad Street in Birmingham city centre which goes past the conference centre. Police will seal off the area round the conference with fixed barriers.

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Latest News

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