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Kala Tara: paper of the Asian Youth Movement Bradford

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Partial online archive of Kala Tara, the newspaper of the Bradford branch of the Asian Youth Movement in the 1970s and 80s.

Newham 8 Defence Campaign - Bulletin 1

Newham 8 Defence Campaign poster

A bulletin for the Newham 8 campaign giving the history and circumstances of the arrest of the men. Supporters are urged to raise awareness for the campaign writing letters, passing model resolutions, attending meetings, demonstrations and eventually the court picket at Snaresbrook. A national demonstration against racism on the 24th September is also publicised.

The 1917 Camp Logan mutiny, Houston Texas

Court martial

Black soldiers stationed to guard the construction of Camp Logan in Texas mutinied over racist treatment from local law enforcement and civilians.

The Malayan emergency in retrospect: organisation of a successful counterinsurgency effort

A 'New Village' (resettlement/concentration camp)

A report produced by R. W. Komer for the RAND corporation, detailing the measures taken by British forces during the Malayan Emergency 1948-1960, which included the forced resettlement of half a million ethnic Chinese in concentration camps 'New Villages', restrictions in food supplies and massacres.

Towards a History of the Indian Workers Association

A history of the Indian Workers Association (GB) based on interviews and other primary and secondary sources.

Self Defence is No Offence - The Bradford 12

Bradford 12

Newsletter produced by Leeds Other Paper and the Bradford 12 campaign shortly after they won their court battle, having been arrested for creating molotov cocktails for community self-defense against the National Front.

Women in struggle: The Mansfield Hosiery strike

Mansfield hosiery strike

The strike at Mansfield Hosiery Mills in November-December 1972, involving male and female Asian workers, was a struggle which exposed not only the racialism of the National Union of Hosiery and Knitwear Workers and the management, but also showed the roles played by the Race Relations Board, the Loughborough Community Relations Council, and the Runnymede Trust, who 'are moving to find a new lease of life in the mediating machinery within industry and therefore present an image of management with a liberal face'.

Kala Sho or Black Consciousness, April 1986

Newsletter of the Sheffield Asian Youth Movement, May 1986

Sharrow Action Bulletin - May 1989

March in Sheffield

Sharrow Action Committee Against Racism/Fascism's May 1989 bulletin, detailing racist attacks in Sheffield and community response, criticising the role of the police and council.

Aire Valley Yarns Strike News - Issue 2

Newsletter of the Aire Valley Yarns Workers' Support Committee, published May 30th, 1983, Issue 2.