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Victory to the N14! Now, We Want Answers!

 The Newcastle 14 (N14) will have no charges brought against them. On Thursday 1 August, the defendants received no further action (NFA) from Northumbria Police. The campaign has fought continuously since the arrests on 25 May and would like to … Continue reading

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An open invitation to PCC Vera Baird, Councillor Dipu Ahad and Council Leader Nick Forbes to attend the rally on 20 July to receive petitions

The following invitation has been sent today: To: Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird; Newcastle City Council Leader Nick Forbes; Elswick Councillor Dipu Ahad From: Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign Dear Commissioner Baird, Councillor Forbes and Councillor Ahad, On Saturday 25 … Continue reading

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March against political policing! Defence the Newcastle 14! Defend the Right to challenge Racism!

On Saturday, 20th July Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign will be holding a march in support of 14 anti-racist protesters who were unjustly arrested as they were about to join ‘Newcastle Unites’ march against the fascist English Defence League (EDL). We … Continue reading

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Timeline of the N14 arrests in photos and video

On 25 may anti-fascists were at Haymarket from around 11.10am handing out this leaflet, speaking on the megaphone and otherwise engaging with the public and encouraging people to join the Newcastle Unites march:                 … Continue reading

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Newcastle 14 Defence Campaign Launched – Full statement

Sign the petition on 38 Degrees. At approximately 12:40 on Saturday 25 May 2013, 14 anti-fascists were arrested outside the Haymarket metro station in Newcastle as they were about to join the Newcastle Unites march against the English Defence League … Continue reading

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Newcastle 14 Arrested – urgent appeal for witnesses

On Saturday 25 May 2013, 14 anti-racist protesters were arrested outside the Haymarket metro station in Newcastle. The 14 were arrested shortly before the beginning of a counter demonstration against the racist English Defence League (EDL), which had been organised … Continue reading

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Newcastle Council Leader Nick Forbes orders the arrest of leading campaigner following 16 February march

A leading anti-cuts campaigner was arrested in his home last Saturday night after verbally challenging Newcastle’s Labour council leader Nick Forbes about the cuts budget he is implementing. Mr MacDonald (known to most people as Don) was served a fixed penalty … Continue reading

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