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Andy Worthington: An Archive of Guantánamo Articles, Other Campaigning and Photos – Part 14, January to June 2013

8.12.13

Please support my work! Nearly eight years ago, I began researching Guantánamo and the 779 men (and boys) held there, writing about them, and campaigning to get the prison closed. I spent that first 14 months researching and writing my book The Guantánamo Files, based, largely, on 8,000 pages of documents publicly released by the […]

Andy Worthington: An Archive of Guantánamo Articles, Other Writing and Photos – Part 13, July to December 2012

24.11.13

Please support my work! Next March it will be eight years since I gave my life over to chronicling Guantánamo and the 779 men (and boys) held there, and campaigning to get the prison closed. I did this initially through my book The Guantánamo Files, and, for the last six and a half years, I […]

Photos: Burning Effigies of Tories and Protesting About Austerity and PFI at the Bonfire of Cuts in Lewisham

6.11.13

Burning Effigies of Tories at the Bonfire of Cuts in Lewisham, a set on Flickr. On November 5, 2013 — Bonfire Night — I photographed effigies of members of the cabinet of the Tory-led coalition government — including David Cameron, George Osborne and others, as well as key Lib Dems and Labour politicians — as […]

Photos: The 10,000 Cuts and Counting Protest in Parliament Square, September 28, 2013

1.10.13

The 10,000 Cuts and Counting Protest in Parliament Square, September 28, 2013, a set on Flickr. On Saturday September 29, disability activists, the Very Rev. David Ison, the Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the MP Michael Meacher and representatives of the Occupy movement held a protest in Parliament Square entitled “10,000 Cuts and Counting,” at […]

Photos: The Save Lewisham Hospital Victory Dance, September 27, 2013

29.9.13

The Save Lewisham Hospital Victory Dance, September 27, 2013, a set on Flickr. Sometimes you just need to have a party and celebrate, and that is what happened on Friday September 27, 2013, at the Rivoli Ballroom in Crofton Park, in the borough of Lewisham, which is the last surviving unreconstructed 1950s ballroom in London. […]

Photos: Shaker Aamer Protest in London, and His Latest Message from Guantánamo

9.8.13

Shaker Aamer Protest in London, July 18, 2013, a set on Flickr. Now that many people have been wakened to the plight of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident in Guantánamo, through P.J. Harvey writing a song about him that has sent ripples through the music world, I hope that ongoing efforts to secure his […]

Photos: Victory for the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign

1.8.13

Victory for the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign, a set on Flickr. Here are my photos from yesterday’s celebrations by campaigners for Lewisham Hospital — myself included — outside the High Court, and then outside Lewisham Hospital, following a spectacular victory in the High Court after nine months of campaigning. As I explained in my brief […]

This was the Week the NHS Died, and No One Cares

28.4.13

Save the NHS: A Protest Outside Parliament, and a Public Meeting in Lewisham, a set on Flickr. On Wednesday April 24, the House of Lords voted by 254 votes to 146 to dismiss a motion, proposed by the Labour peer Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, a shadow health minister, to prevent the passage of regulations […]

Free Shaker Aamer from Guantánamo: Photos of a Protest Outside Parliament, April 24, 2013

25.4.13

Free Shaker Aamer from Guantánamo: Protest Outside Parliament, April 24, 2013, a set on Flickr. On April 24, 2013, campaigners calling for the release from Guantánamo of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident in the prison, held a demonstration outside Parliament following a Parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall from 9.30 to 11 am. Shaker, who […]

“Kindness is Better than Greed”: Photos, and a Response to Margaret Thatcher on the Day of Her Funeral

17.4.13

“Kindness is Better than Greed”: A Response to Margaret Thatcher on the Day of Her Funeral, a set on Flickr. To paraphrase William Shakespeare, I came to bury Margaret Thatcher, not to praise her. However, due to a hospital appointment, I missed the procession and only arrived at St. Paul’s Cathedral after the funeral service, […]

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