Massive protest in Hungary

Ten of thousands of people demonstrated against Hungarian government’s policies in Budapest on Sunday 23rd October (the 55th anniversary of the anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary) under the banner ‘I don’t like the regime’. The rally was organised by the ‘One Million for...

NEC updates

Last weekend’s NEC had a heavy agenda and was the last for the outgoing council with elections now underway in some regions. However, the old NEC will continue to operate until the end of the year with meetings of the Policy, Development and Finance Committees being...

Look up and look out!

On Sunday 2 October I joined some 35,000 people on the TUC March for the Alternative in Manchester, which went through the city and passed the Conservative Party Conference. Imagine my surprise when I saw this picture taken by NUJ photographer Guy Smallman of police...

Update on Mordechai Vanunu

I have just received the following updated on Mocdechai Vanunu who 25 years ago this month was kidnapped in Rome and shipped to Israel where he stood trial (held in secret) for revealing that country’s ‘secret’ nuclear arsenal. I was there is 2004 when Mordechai was...