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Significant Poverty in the UK Triggers Investigation by Human Rights Expert

Philip Alston Discusses His Investigation into UK Poverty

December 22, 2018
Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, says one of the reasons he wanted to investigate UK poverty is because of implications for the RoW given the UK’s historic role as world leader in social protection policy
Real Media: Royal Windsor Horse Show, Sponsored by Tyrants

Real Media: Royal Windsor Horse Show, Sponsored by Tyrants

May 19, 2018

Bahraini activists expose the tyranny of Bahrain’s King Hamad, and the relationship between the UK and Bahrain which endorses a violent regime through sponsorship, arms deals and a new UK naval base

Julian Assange's Asylum in Ecuador's Embassy is 'Under Threat'

Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuador’s Embassy is ‘Under Threat’

May 17, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, comments on the recent revelations in The Guardian that Ecuador spent millions of dollars on Assange’s security, on his current total isolation, and on the current government’s apparent lack of interest in guaranteeing Assange’s political asylum

Join The Dots Ep 5 – The Air We Breathe

March 4, 2018

In this episode of Join The Dots, Real Media discusses the health effects of and possible solutions to air pollution as London breaks its annual air pollution limit in just the first month of 2018

Assange’s Arrest Warrant Continues to Expose Him to Danger of Extradition to US

February 7, 2018

Julian Assange’s lawyers tried to have his arrest warrant dismissed because Sweden dropped its extradition request last May. However, a UK judge reaffirmed the warrant, which exposes him to the possibility of a secret US extradition request

Britain Helps France Build a Wall to Stop Refugees

January 25, 2018

Britain will pay £44.5 million to establish anti-refugee security on French soil

The Grenfell Community’s Silent Steps for Justice

January 18, 2018

On the seven-month anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire in London, the local community hold their monthly Silent Walk and share their thoughts on how they are coping and the wider reasons for the tragedy

Real Media: Doctors Against Diesel

December 2, 2017

Co-founder of Doctors Against Diesel Chris Griffiths on why he has expanded his work from research to lobbying and protesting about what he sees as a medical emergency in our cities

Real Media: Worker Union Takes Fight to Universities

December 1, 2017

The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain launched a landmark legal case to bring collective bargaining rights to outsourced workers at the University of London. If they win, the case will set a historic precedent that could aid zero-hours and precarious workers all around the country