On 20th July 2017 ASC members gathered at the British Museum for a photo in support of the global campaign to reinstate the 600 workers, fired from their jobs during the Pepsico plant closure in Vicente Lopez, Buenos Aires Province. They also sent a message of solidarity to the workers .
ASC was proud to support APV Londres' fundraising event on Argentina's Independence Day, 9th July 2017 for political prisoner Milagro Sala and the Tupac Amaru Neighbourhood Association. We raised £275 and sent this signed poster to her to give her some comfort during her prolonged incarceration, labeled "illegal" by Argentina's Attorney General and condemned by the United Nations and Amnesty... Continue Reading →
On 10th June 2017 ASC supporters gathered for a traditional Argentinian barbecue to celebrate all the successes and friendships we have made in our first year since forming. And important founding principle of the Campaign is to open a space to develop trust, solidarity and friendships among all those who participate in ASC aside from political... Continue Reading →
On 14th May 2017 we helped to organise a symbolic protest by Argentinian and British citizens in London to condemn Argentina's Supreme Court ruling to reduce sentences for those found guilty of genocide during Argentina's 1976-83 military dictatorship. Thankfully the ruling was later temporarily vetoed by Congress.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICTS & THE PUBLIC DEBATE ON DEVELOPMENT IN ARGENTINA & LATIN AMERICA – 6pm, THURSDAY 20TH JULY Location: Institute of Latin American Studies, Senate House, Room G34 (ground floor), Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU Together with the Argentina Research Network and the Institute of Latin American Studies, we are organising this talk by Gabriela Merlinsky, Researcher... Continue Reading →
Who is Higui and why her case represents a victory for women’s rights? We have concluded that protest and social mobilisation is effective, in this case, the persistence of family and friends as well as Ni Una Menos and other feminist movements has freed a woman who was unjustly imprisoned. Eva Analía de Jesús, aka... Continue Reading →
The Argentina Solidarity Campaign (ASC) expresses its solidarity with the teachers and strongly condemns the police brutality ordered by the national government that took place against them yesterday, the 9th of April, outside the Congress building. The teachers and the trade unions were protesting against the Government’s refusal to negotiate a National Teachers Salary Increase.... Continue Reading →
In an unprecedented act of unity, leading trade unionists from the United Kingdom and Argentina have come together on the eve of the general strike to produce a solidarity video with the workers in Argentina who are participating in the general strike on the 6th April 2017 to protest against austerity, wage suppression, redundancies and... Continue Reading →
The Argentina Solidarity Campaign (ASC) , echoes the call for a NATIONAL MARCH OF PROTEST convened by the CGT, CTAs and Social Movements for next March 7 and sends, from London, all its support to the trade union organizations, political parties and social movements that drive the march as well as the resolution adopted by a... Continue Reading →