Tag: protests

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“I was not afraid… all that mattered was the cause we were fighting for. Together”: an interview with Russian activist Ekaterina Dudakova

“We, the Russian citizens, have waited a long time for this kind of massive protest to occur”, says Ekaterina Dudakova, a 20-year-old student from Yekaterinburg. “If you ask five different people for the reasons they went to the protests, they will tell you five different things. But the primary adversary we are uniting against can…

#BLM, Comment

What we mean when we say ‘abolish the police’

Over the past few weeks you may have heard calls to ‘abolish the police’ or ‘defund the police’. Now, these statements are not quite as radical as they may seem. Apart from a limited number of anarchists, nobody is seriously suggesting we should go without police officers and law enforcement. What is usually meant by…

Global, News

Far-right protests grip London in response to anti-racism demonstrations

Scenes of violence have gripped the streets of London as groups containing far-right activists congregated in the nation’s capital. Protesters claim they were protecting statues from anti-racism protesters who have also been assembling in London and other areas of the United Kingdom. Police were attacked by activists as reports emerged of officers being beaten, punched…

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