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Large protest in Oxford as Russia invades Ukraine

As the news broke that Russian forces are invading Ukraine, students, academics and members of the Ukrainian community in Oxford gathered on the Radcliffe square to protest the war and show solidarity with Ukraine.

What’s in a name? Buildings and the politics of nomenclature

Elena Rotzokou discusses the culture wars surrounding the naming (and renaming) of buildings in Oxford and beyond, and examines the meanings that these names carry.

Hundreds protest local river pollution at the hands of Thames Water

On Sunday, January 23rd, approximately 350 people gathered in Port Meadow to protest Thames Water’s dumping of sewage into local rivers and waterways.

SU stages demonstration against Nationality and Borders Bill

The Oxford SU organised a protest against the proposed Nationality and Borders Bill this past Sunday.

Swimmers complain of delay in sewage release notification

A group of outdoor swimmers called Brrrr! Have complained about an unknown sewage release in advance of their Christmas Day swim.

Protest against Nationalities and Borders and Nationalities Bill

The Organisation Oxford Stand Up to Racism had announced the protest.

Oxford students gather for anti-spiking demonstrations

"The protest began with a series of speeches on the steps of the Bodleian, followed by a march through the city. The march passed by the popular nightclubs ATIK and Bridge, although both were shut."

Oxford4Nature to hold Alice in Wonderland themed Protest

The Alice in Wonderland theme has been chosen to represent the ‘madness' of not taking action. Each character draws attention to a different issue. Alice herself will symbolise the children whose futures are endangered by the climate crisis.

March and Petition for first Hindu Temple in Oxfordshire

"Hindus from across Oxfordshire took to the streets on Monday evening, calling on the Council to help establish the county’s first Hindu Temple."

Broad Street protesters demand a “People’s Vaccine”

The demonstration was part of a “global day of action” organised by the People’s Vaccine Alliance, a “coalition of organisations and activists” who are calling for pharmaceutical companies to share information about how to produce COVID-19 vaccines with laboratories around the world.

Manchester, football and the Glazers: the background to the Manchester United fan protests

Old Trafford, the Theatre of Dreams, has seen many iconic moments of footballing history. And yet, fans flooding onto the perfectly manicured pitch in...

Protesters act as ‘human bollards’ on Oriel Square

The Oxford Pedestrians Association (OXPA) has recently carried out a protest on Oxford’s Oriel Square to highlight the lack of operational bollards in the...

“Well-behaved women seldom make history”: Hills, Poetry and Protest

At Joe Biden’s inauguration I, along with the rest of the world, watched Amanda Gorman reignite a marriage of unparalleled power: poetry and politics....

Cyclists and Liberal Democrats protest against closure of cycle route on Parks Road

A protest was held on Tuesday, 20th April by a group of local cyclists and Liberal Democrat activists to oppose the temporary closure of...

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