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  • Sheffield to slam Amber Rudd for betrayal over Orgreave probe

    SHEFFIELD City Council is expected today to become the third local authority in Yorkshire to condemn Amber Rudd’s refusal to hold an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave.

    Wakefield and Doncaster Councils have already condemned the Home Secretary for her decision, which reneged on...

    Wednesday 7th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Justice Britannia waives the rules

    So, then… following on from my theme of a fortnight ago regarding the parlous state of the state’s self-policing. It would appear this week that yet again justice — as with the legendarily partisan appraisal of pulchritude — is very much in the eye of the beholder.


    Saturday 5th Nov 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features

  • Campaigners continue fight for justice

    Orgreave conference held despite Rudd’s snub

    Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • ‘No deaths’ is no excuse

    AMBER RUDD’S decision to dodge Andy Burnham’s questioning over Orgreave by absenting herself from the House of Commons illustrates that she knows she’s on dodgy ground.

    Whatever ministers say now, Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) members recall that Rudd...

    Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Hillsborough families call for full Orgreave inquiry

    FAMILIES of the Hillsborough victims called on Amber Rudd yesterday to order a full-scale public inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave as her expected announcement into what form the probe will take looms.

    The Home Secretary is expected to announce today whether there will be a...

    Monday 31st Oct 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Rudd urged to avoid same mistakes as Hillsborough

    ORGREAVE campaigners urged the government yesterday to do the right thing ahead of an imminent decision over whether to launch a public inquiry into the notorious police attack on striking miners.

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd is expected to make her decision known by the end of the...

    Thursday 27th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Heads they win – tails we lose

    One phrase has been whispering away at the back of this column’s cerebral cortex of late: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” — who guards the guards.

    And over the last few weeks, the murmurings have been getting louder and louder.

    We have cops...

    Saturday 22nd Oct 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features

  • Councillors to press for Orgreave public inquiry

    COUNCILLORS in Bradford are to consider calling for a public inquiry into the police attack on miners at Orgreave in South Yorkshire in 1984.

    Peaceful, picketing miners striking to defend their industry, jobs and communities were brutally attacked by police on horseback and on...

    Friday 14th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Orgreave veteran at risk of expulsion after challenging Smith’s left-wing credentials

    AN ORGREAVE veteran who was suspended from the Labour Party after publicly confronting Owen Smith over his left-wing credentials has vowed to fight his expulsion, writes Peter Lazenby.
    Former miner John Dunn, who took part in the 1984-85 strike, challenged the Labour leadership candidate...

    Tuesday 30th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Orgreave justice group unveils giant ads

    TWO giant electronic advertisements have gone up in Sheffield calling for justice for striking miners viciously attacked by police at Orgreave.

    The hoardings, on Sheffield Parkway which is used daily by tens of thousands of drivers, will be displayed all week.

    The message was...

    Tuesday 2nd Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain