America

Club Trumpicana

  Good luck, American working class friends. Good luck world. Perhaps by the end of this Presidential term we will all have gold doors. That white bit around the eyes will become fashionable as sun beds become safer through millions of pounds worth of investment. In fact, USA, the jobs Trump was doodling about in […]

Human Rights International Yemen

Nine

Even if you try to avoid news coverage of it, you must have seen the horrifying pictures coming out of Yemen. A year ago this month, conflict in Yemen escalated, and today more than 80% of the population – some 20 million people – are in need of humanitarian assistance. More than 2.4 million people […]

Campaigns International

Six

For nearly six years Syria has been in the midst of a civil and growingly international war. With hundreds of thousands of lost lives and tens of millions of displaced people, the conflict seems to not be nearing any closer to an end. From barrel bombs, chemical weapons, parachute bombs and conventional ballistics, the people […]

America Human Rights International

Four

  If you’ve been following Ungagged for a while, you’re well aware of the UN condemned atrocities happening at the Standing Rock camp in North Dakota. Or regular contributer Ruth Hopkins has spoken to Ungagged from North Dakota in several of our podcasts (which you can find here and here), and you can read our […]

Campaigns Human Rights International

Two

Todays task in our activist advent calendar is to write to your MP or MSP to tell Israel to have courage and leave occupied Bethlehem and the Palestine West Bank. For extra credit, you can also write to the Israeli embassy in London. You can find your MPs contact details here and details of the Israeli […]

America Fascism Human Rights

Battle of Backwater Bridge

  The situation in North Dakota took a significantly more sinister turn on Sunday, as militarised security personnel began to attack unarmed water protectors with water cannon, tear gas, rubber bullets, and concussion grenades. In a move condemned by both the UN and Amnesty International, water cannon were deployed against unarmed peaceful protesters, including elders […]