Event: RMT hosts meeting on ‘Palestine’s fight for freedom’ 24 Oct

London Transport Region of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) has called a meeting to discuss how trade unionists in Britain and round the world can support the Palestinian fight for freedom. In commemoration of International Workers’ Day, the Palestinian trade union movement formed the: Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS).…

Protest: No to Bahrain ‘business as usual’ in Manchester – 13 October

Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa al-Khalifa, member of Bahrain’s ruling family wants to do business in Manchester this Thursday and we say “No”. Join the demonstration, 9.00am, Thursday 13 October, Bridgewater Hall, opposite Midland Hotel and tell the Bahrain business delegation at the “Doing Business in Bahrain” seminar and their partners, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, to stop their regime’s bloody…

Events: ‘Reporting Revolution’ meeting Manchester

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ), supported by the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Solidarity Network, Manchester TUC and UNITE Greater Manchester IT branch, and hosted by the British Muslim Heritage Centre, present: ‘Reporting Revolution’ An evening of solidarity with the Arab revolutions Speakers: Dalia Mostafa, UCU Manchester University, just returned from Cairo Anna…

Revolutionary Egypt: the view from the workplaces

Thursday 12 May, 7pm NUJ Head Office, Headland House, Gray’s Inn Road, London Come and hear first reports from the delegation of RMT, PCS, NUJ, UCU, NUT and CWU members who took part in a trade union solidarity delegation to Cairo on May Day. We met activists from independent unions on the railways, Cairo public…