Tag Archives: London

Reflections on London’s March for Gaza

It is easy to remain dubious over the efficacy of well-stewarded A-to-B protest marches, and I certainly felt pangs of apprehension as the march for Gaza set off from the Israeli Embassy yesterday (26th July 2014) – already hemmed in by barriers, stewards informed those not behind the organisers’ lead banners which side of the […]

G8 Protests: Outnumbered by the Police

With the G8 summit protests, held in Northern Ireland this week, being rather smaller than previous years I thought it important to look at the G8/G20, the protests they’ve inspired, and ask of this most recent protest: where was everyone? G8 In 1973, leaders from four of the world’s largest economies (France, Germany, UK, USA) […]