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Naz Shah: “Challenging An Outdated Patriarchal Mindset”

by Naz Shah, Member of Parliament for Bradford West Earlier this week I reported an incident in which I witnessed a man behaving indecently on a bus outside Whitehall. The truth is, he was disgracefully masturbating on a bus. It’s not something that I would have considered sharing widely, but after learning about the scale of the problem, I’ve decided to speak out. When I read that over 90% of unwanted behaviour or sexual assaults on public transport go unreported, I tweeted about it and shared the numbers for reporting…

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Three Males Jailed For 33 Years Over Firearms Discharge

Three males have been jailed for a total of over 33 years for an incident where an assault rifle with military grade bullets was fired at a house in Bradford. They were sentenced at Bradford Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday) following a six-day trial last month where they were found guilty of possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life. The convictions related to an incident in Hill Top Road, Thornton on 20 October 2017, where a firearms discharge caused damage to a house and car. Michael Webster,…

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EFWU win tribunal against Cap HPI Limited who are found guilty of breaching employment law

Equality for Workers Union (EFWU) is an independent UK based workers union that is growing at a rapid rate in the Yorkshire region. The focus of this union is to advocate for the employment rights of individuals aged under 25 who work in call centres, retail, banking and supermarkets. The EFWU works closely with the youth from different communities across Yorkshire to prevent them being subject to unfair treatment at work and taken advantage of by their employers. The general secretary of this truly independent union is Mizan Muqit. He…

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