People and Planet are organizing for students up and down the country to protest at their local Adidas supplier (Footlocker) this coming Monday, 22nd April at 15.00. Adidas have refused to pay any redundancy pay to their Indonesian factory workers. This is illegal and insulting. Join other Leeds people to protest outside Footlocker, pressure footlocker to cut ties with Adidas and inform the public.
The G8 (heads of the eight most economically powerfully countries in the world) is meeting in the UK in June 2013. To many people these meetings are something to be opposed, and historically there have been large mobilisations to target them. With the next one being held here in the UK, people have started to think about how to organise to oppose it this time.
The newly formed Bhopal Supporter's Forum are holding a fundraiser for the Bhopal Medical Appeal on March 28th and we'd like you to come!
It will be held at the Common Place, Leeds City Centre from 4pm til 8pm. There will be cheap food, cheap drinks, a DJ, spoken word, a photo exhibition, a speaker (to talk about the Bhopal gas leak tragedy and the work of the charity) and lots of cups of tea!
Entrance will be £2.50 for members and non-members will either need to be signed in by a member or buy membership before hand.
When? The 13th March. 9am- 5pm.
Where? Up in the Arc in the Union.
International Development Courses are run for students by students. They promote and develop awareness about the crucial issues people should be aware of to be a global citizen. It is essential to have awareness and knowledge about these topics before becoming involved in development interventions
The police have bested their own impressive record for insane and stupid anti-terrorism posters with a new range of signs advising us to go through each others' trash-bins looking for "suspicious" chemical bottles, and to report on one another for "studying CCTV cameras."