Hands off Cockpit Country

CLS public zoom meeting on Sunday February 6th

The mining of Bauxite in the Cockpit Country, is being resisted by the Maroons of Jamaica, who view the destruction of the Cockpit, as an environmental disaster for their sacred homeland.

Speaker Marc Wadsworth

The Jamaica Environment Trust has published A Multidisciplinary Review of the
Bauxite-Alumina Industry in Jamaica.
The full report may be downloaded here… and the executive summary here…

Marc is a descendant of Queen Nanny of the Maroons, he visited the area
after the hurricane in 1988 and helped raise relief funds for the community.

He is an experienced politician, journalist, campaigner and film maker for the BBC. He is a founder member of Black Sections (caucus) within … Read on ...

CLS congratulates the Colston 4

We join the general rejoicing that the Colston 4, accused of Criminal Damage for being part of the crowd that toppled the statue of slave trader William Colston in Bristol, were acquitted.

CLS members attended the court hearings to bring our solidarity to these courageous comrades [picture below].

Dennot Nyack will speak about the importance of this verdict for civil rights in Britain.