COP diaries: day five

13th November 2021

Thursday 4 November This was a day of protests rather than being on the inside of COP26, and it felt foreign not to be surrounded by the metal constructs and royal blue carpets of the SEC gazebos. Luke and Hailie had been covering an Extinction Rebellion protest in Cessnock which, it appeared, was a lot ...

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested as protests intensify

4th November 2021

Four arrested and hundreds more trapped in police kettle for hours at XR protest. At least four members of the environmental activism group, Extinction Rebellion (XR) were arrested today after protests broke out in the city centre.  The four activists reportedly tried to force their way into the SSE energy company offices, and were subsequently ...

UofG podcast analyses Glasgow’s Kenmure Street protests

24th October 2021

UofG staff spoke to members of the community to find out what drove the response that was applauded across the country. The latest episode of the Recovering Community podcast released by the University of Glasgow School of Social and Political Science examines the Kenmure Street protests of 13 May 2021 against a Home Office dawn ...