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#Stop Hazara Genocide: Afghanistan’s deadly oppression of the Hazara

#Stop Hazara Genocide: Afghanistan’s deadly oppression of the Hazara

Protests have taken off around the world following the latest Afghan bombing against the Hazara. But who are the Hazara, and what’s at stake in Afghanistan?
(Anti-)protest politics: The fight for a right to protest

(Anti-)protest politics: The fight for a right to protest

Amid violence at pro-democracy protests at the Chinese Consulate in Manchester, the right to protest is coming severely under threat
“Utterly sickening”: Manchester Animal Rebellion protestors blasted by Labour MP

“Utterly sickening”: Manchester Animal Rebellion protestors blasted by Labour MP

Labour MP Andrew Gwynne criticised members of Animal Rebellion for their protests against animal-based food production in the UK
A month in Delhi re-taught me why I wanted to be a journalist

A month in Delhi re-taught me why I wanted to be a journalist

A summer internship turns into a privilege check in the face of protestors and poverty, sparking new life in a young journalist
The Origins and History of Reclaim the Night

The Origins and History of Reclaim the Night

What are the origins of Reclaim the Night?
Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Derek Jarman: PROTEST! Art and Activism collide at Manchester Art Gallery

Sarah Taylor reviews Manchester Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition on the life and works of prolific filmmaker, artist, and activist Derek Jarman.
‘Girls Night In’ and ‘End Spiking Now’ take the streets in powerful protest

‘Girls Night In’ and ‘End Spiking Now’ take the streets in powerful protest

On Wednesday 27th October Manchester’s students took to the streets in a protest against spiking
US Film Industry Strike of 60,000 Workers Narrowly Avoided

US Film Industry Strike of 60,000 Workers Narrowly Avoided

Production crew walk out prevented at last minute as union begins negotiations for better working conditions
Nancy Out, Locked Out 

Nancy Out, Locked Out 

The Nancy Out student activist group failed to barge in to the Foundation Day celebrations in Whitworth Hall, abandoning their protest plans
20,000 march down Oxford Road in protest against the Conservative Party

20,000 march down Oxford Road in protest against the Conservative Party

On Sunday 3rd October approximately 20,000 people marched down Oxford Road to protest the Conservative Party Conference.
BREAKING: UoM students occupy campus building

BREAKING: UoM students occupy campus building

Students have occupied the University of Manchester as a protest against the treatment of students and staff since the beginning of the academic year.  This action is viewed as a last resort by the occupiers, after months of protests of various kinds. The occupiers have written an open letter to Nancy Rothwell, which details the […]
What next for UK-India relations following the farmers’ protests?

What next for UK-India relations following the farmers’ protests?

India condemns the British Parliament’s response to the farmers’ protests, but what will this mean for future relations?
Annie Dabb: Fawke the fences

Annie Dabb: Fawke the fences

Annie Dabb describes the atmosphere at the protests against the Fallowfield fences, and puts into words just how many UoM students are feeling
‘I got stopped because I’m black and wearing a tracksuit’: Zac Adan speaks out at student protest

‘I got stopped because I’m black and wearing a tracksuit’: Zac Adan speaks out at student protest

Adan was among many of the speakers at the protest to share his experience with the university
Student protests are due a renaissance, Manchester has it covered

Student protests are due a renaissance, Manchester has it covered

How angry students are making sure their voices are heard – and why it’s finally time for us to listen
Electro-pop protest : An interview with Ela Minus

Electro-pop protest : An interview with Ela Minus

Music Contributor Izzy Langhammer delves into the both intensely personal and globally relevant ‘Acts of Rebellion’ from Ela Minus. Both an album for our times and of our times
Owens Park protests continue amid anger at University management

Owens Park protests continue amid anger at University management

S.A.F.E.R. have organised another protest against the University of Manchester’s response to the pandemic
“It’s time to organise and get involved”: Meet the students making campus SAFER

“It’s time to organise and get involved”: Meet the students making campus SAFER

Rent strikes, better crisis plans and ensuring staff safety: What are SAFER doing to help students through the coronavirus?
Review: We Won’t Fall

Review: We Won’t Fall

Alexia Pieretti reviews We Won’t Fall at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Protesters call for greater UK involvement in Hong Kong pro-democracy movement

Protesters call for greater UK involvement in Hong Kong pro-democracy movement

The protestors say the UK should fulfill its role in the preservation of democracy

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