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Defending Democracy: why we must prevent the protest bill

"While civil liberties have no doubt been altered during the pandemic, the current situation is temporary. This legislation will not be." Natasha Voase examines the 2021 Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and its sinister implications

Why we should listen to the activists of 2020

"You don’t need to “be an activist” to take action." Matilda Gettins explores why, today more than ever, it is important to reflect on social protest movements.

Navalny: A New Hope?

“Why are you still alive?” CBS news show 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl asked Alexei Navalny in 2017 as he was building momentum in Russia...

“There Is No Pandemic”: A First-Hand Insight into Oxford’s Anti-Lockdown Protest

"He agreed to talk to us, but only after insisting that we remove our face masks (“unless you’re undercover police”)."

The Punjabi Farmers Standing up for India’s Democracy

Photographs of the ongoing Indian farmer strikes have trickled through to social media feeds across the world, in stark contrast with the relative silence...

Conflict in the Caucasus: The escalation of the Armenian and Azerbaijani...

"Recent clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan have left many dead on both sides. As a result, further violent protests took place around the world."

Oxford ‘Shoe Strike’ for climate change

A ‘Shoe Strike’ organised by Parents for Future Oxford, in support of youth climate strikes and the future generations who stand to be most impacted by...

We must not forget our history – Pride was born out...

"In a system created to work against them, queer people created underground communities in which they could be themselves."

Oxford protests Cecil Rhodes

Over a thousand people, of every college, faculty, and ethnicity, gathered on Tuesday to peacefully protest the statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes...

Students petition for removal of Rhodes statue, protest planned for Tuesday

In the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd and an upsurge of anti-racist movement across the UK and within Oxford, there...