The Convoy to Calais, on Saturday 18 June 2016, was refused entry into France. Over 250 vehicles carrying many tonnes of much needed aid for refugees in the ’Jungle Camp’ were turned away at the border by the French authorities.
This statement was made by the People’s Assembly (anti-austerity movement in Britain) at 4.15 pm (British time) on Saurday 18 June. That morning a convoy of 250 vehicles had left London carrying aid for the refugees in camps around Calais, France.
Ken Loach sent a message to striking workers blockading the oil refinery in Le Havre. The video below the text of Ken Loach’s greeting shows the response when those messages were read to a mass meeting of workers.
The Awami Workers Party condemns the attack on Alisha, a transgender activist from Trans Action Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar on Sunday May 22, which left her fighting for her life. (Tragically Alisha died on Wednesday May 25. There are also allegations that she did not receive good medical treatment initaily because of her trans status See LA Times Ed.)