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“It’s not rhetoric to draw parallels with Nazism”, by Laurie Penny

September 4, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT) “After the immigrants, you’re next.” That’s what was written on flyers that appeared this week in the gay clubbing district of Athens. As violence against immigrants and ethnic minorities escalates across Greece, supporters of the ultra-right Golden Dawn party have also begun to promote hate attacks on homosexuals and people with […]

New law ‘shuts door’ on squatters in England and Wales

August 31, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT¬†by Wesley Johnson)¬†Squatters will face up to six months in prison and so-called squatters’ rights scrapped as it becomes a criminal offence in England and Wales tomorrow. Ministers said the move would shut the door on squatters once and for all and help protect hard-working homeowners. But campaigners warned that criminalising squatting […]