Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Battle Cable Street commemoration

Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Battle Cable Street commemoration

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke at event marking the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. The 1936 battle saw 20,000 anti-fascist demonstrators clashs with Oswald Mosleys British Union of Fascists and officers from the Metropolitan Police Service who were protecting them. Around 2,000 people, including members from the Jewish and Irish communities, were present at todays event. Oct 9, 2016
Video shows bombing of funeral hall in Yemen

Video shows bombing of funeral hall in Yemen

A video has emerged showing the bombing of a Yemeni funeral hall, led by Saudi Arabian jets. According to local health officials, more than 140 people were killed in the attack. They were attending a wake for the father of the administration’s interior minister, Jalal al-Roweishan. The Ministry of Health said that more than 450 people were killed. Unconfirmed eyewitness reports state that senior Houthi officials, including the mayor of Sanaa, were present in the funeral hall during the air strikes Oct 9, 2016
Hate crimes in UK against LGBT community increases 147% since Brexit vote

Hate crimes in UK against LGBT community increases 147% since Brexit vote

Homophobic attacks in the UK are rising since the EU membership referendum. Hate crimes against LGBT people have more than doubled compared to 2015.Up to 2.1 million LGBT people in the UK have experienced hate crime.50% are unhappy with the authorities reaction to hate crime reports according to the Hate Crime Report 2016 from LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop. Oct 9, 2016
Thousands march to honour 80th anniversary of the anti-fascist Battle of Cable Street

Thousands march to honour 80th anniversary of the anti-fascist Battle of Cable Street

Many joined a march in Londons East End to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. The 1936 battle involved upwards of 20,000 anti-fascist demonstrators who clashed with Oswald Mosleys British Union of Fascists and officers from the Metropolitan Police Service who were protecting them.One of the main organisers of this years rally, David Rosenberg is also a member of the Jewish Socialists Group and Jews for Jeremy. He spoke to IBTimes UK about the importance of todays event. Oct 9, 2016
Hurricane Matthew: death toll nears 900

Hurricane Matthew: death toll nears 900

The number of people killed from Hurricane Matthew climbs towards 900 with risk of cholera and lack of emergency supplies adding to the devastation. Oct 9, 2016