free speech

Charlie Hebdo

A  candle light vigil at the Place de la République, in Paris

Earlier this week, gunmen attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and murdered several of its cartoonists. Some thoughts on the various issues that have arisen out of this event.

Sources and the police raid on Bristol Indymedia

The Indymedia network has reported today that its Bristol site is no more, after police forced access to its users' IP records as part of a search for the individual or group behind a string of politicised arsons in the area.

Anarchists and the free speech fight on Wanstead Flats

A short account of the free speech fight initiated by anarchists on Wanstead Flats in East London in 1891.

Kyiv conference demands justice for Kazakh oil workers

Zhanaozen demo

A campaign to free imprisoned activists, and get the truth about a police massacre, is going international.

Students in revolt: the battle of Berkeley campus - Solidarity

Berkeley students demonstrate for free speech, 1964

Contemporary pamphlet from Solidarity about the 1964 protest movement at Berkeley being waged by students asserting their right to indulge in political activity on campus. Also contains a review of Hal Draper's pamphlet The mind of Clark Kerr by L Campusino.