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.
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:
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.
Campaign group Republic has accused Andrew Marr of misleading viewers with his documentary series looking at the life of the Queen.
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:
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
The Bishopsgate Institute in London has launched their "Monarchy and republicanism" season of talks and debates.
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.
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