Jess Hurd

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Posts Tagged ‘Discrimination’

Dale Farm Eviction – 10 years

10 years ago today at 06.06 riot police aimed a taser at my head (pictured). They were storming the Dale Farm site to brutally evict travellers that owned their own land. Basildon. Essex

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Travellers Lead Protest Conservative Party Conference

Travellers lead Protest The Tory Party, against the Crime and policing bill, organised by People’s Assembly Against Austerity outside Conservative, Manchester, UK.

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Picket Line Salsa!

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Unison cleaners at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) during a 48-hour strike in a protest about discrimination. They are employed by ISS an outsourcing firm and receive less sick pay and fewer holidays than in-house staff and are not allowed to join the staff pension scheme. London.

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Gypsy Wedding Protest C4

Gypsies and travellers protest outside Channel 4 about the adverts publicising the Big Fat Gypsy Weddings documentary. They argue that the posters stigmatise, insult, degrade and stereotype the travelling community. A letter of complaint was delivered to C4 management. Organised by the London Gypsy and Traveller Unit. Westminster, London.

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Gay Kiss-In

Hundreds attend a Facebook organised kiss-in outside The John Snow pub after James Bull and Jonathan Williams were asked to leave on Wednesday night by a staff member who allegedly described the couple’s kissing as ‘ obscene ‘ Soho, London.

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