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Tower Bridge to be site of major anti-monarchy protest at jubilee pageant

The Queen and the rest of the royal family will be greeted by a major anti-monarchy protest when they attend the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on Sunday June 3, campaign group Republic announced today.

Why we must protest at the jubilee pageant

In an email to supporters Republic's chief executive Graham Smith explained why the movement must challenge the jubilee. Here is the text of the email:

Leaked BBC email: 'we don't want to hear bad word about the Queen'

Producers of the BBC's Gary Barlow jubilee documentary have made it clear that the corporation is seeking entirely one-sided celebratory coverage of the jubilee, in emails leaked to Republic.

Marr accused of royal propaganda in letter to BBC chair

Campaign group Republic has accused Andrew Marr of misleading viewers with his documentary series looking at the life of the Queen.

Republic protests as Queen attends Dickens event

The Queen was today greeted by a dozen republican protesters, including veteran campaigner Peter Tatchell, as she visited the Guildhall in the City of London for a Charles Dickens event.

PRESS RELEASE: MPs considering Republic calls for monarchy to be included in Freedom of Information Act

Campaign group Republic has told the House of Commons Justice Committee's inquiry into freedom of information that the monarchy must be included in the Act. In written evidence that has been published by the committee Republic argued that three key changes were needed:

PRESS RELEASE: Jubilee schools cooking competition 'could be unlawful' Republic warns teachers.

Anti-monarchy campaign group Republic is to warn schools in England they may be breaking the law by taking part in a cooking competition being held to celebrate the Queen's jubilee.  Schools could also face legal challenges by holding any “uncritical celebrations” of the Queen's diamond jubilee w

Debates and talks at Bishopsgate

The Bishopsgate Institute in London has launched their "Monarchy and republicanism" season of talks and debates.

Will you be protesting at the pageant?

On 3rd June 2012 Republic will hold a major protest against the monarchy at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. With thousands of republicans expected to attend, this will be the biggest and boldest anti-monarchy protest in modern times.

An honours system without honour

Republic's board of directors has recently agreed a revised position on the honours system, which continues to state our objection not just to the language of empire but also to the way the whole system has been corrupted.


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