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Category Archives: International
Changes in the law mean that EU citizens (this includes EEA and Swiss citizens) living and working in the UK need to make sure they have applied for Settled Status before 30 June 2021. Millions have already applied and secured their status, however UNISON is concerned that some may still miss the deadline.
The government must move quickly so that no UK company can do business with the military. Click here to read more.
Mon, December 14, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM GM
To mark the sixth anniversary of the release of the Miami Five (17 December 2014), we are honoured to welcome Gerardo Hernández for a live discussion with Richard Burgon MP. Click here to read more and register for the online event.
Sunday 29th November is the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. At a time when physical gatherings are difficult, we are organising an online international rally to show our solidarity. This is being coordinated jointly by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK, Jewish Voice for Peace, and the BDS National Committee.
Join us as we bring together a range of Palestinian voices, poets, musicians, and social justice campaigners to rally for Palestine. Click here to find out more and register your free place.
Fighting blockades & COVID-19: Why US sanctions in Latin America must end online event 3 October......
Hosted by Cuba Solidarity Campaign.
In the depths of a global health crisis international co-operation can save lives. But while Cuba has sent medical brigades to help fight COVID-19 in 38 countries, the US government under Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, preventing access to vital PPE and ventilators. In the run up to the presidential elections, Trump has courted the most right-wing and reactionary sectors of the Latino diaspora with promises of more intervention and aggression. Click here to read more and register.
During the last few months, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced activists to find new ways of protest and use digital activism to demand climate action, as marches have not been appropriate. The 25th of September will be the first global action day of the year. Click here to read more.
Cuba Solidarity Campaign – As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary we look back on its major achievements & future challenges. Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm. Free event click here to find out more and register.
The French government has agreed to give pay rises worth €8bn (£7.2bn; $9bn) to health workers, as it hailed their role in fighting coronavirus.
The deal was signed with trade unions on Monday after seven weeks of fraught negotiations.
Health workers have been revered as heroes during the pandemic with regular displays of public appreciation. Click here to read more.