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New Era Housing Estate

Turned up at the demo on 8th December 2014 a bit late but found these:

New Era Housing Estate Demo1

New Era Housing Estate demo2

and then at the housing estate where protestors had gathered was music and free food by the Hare Rama Hare Krishna people who I encountered again in a few hours at a Socialist Party event at SOAS with free food!

New Era Housing demo3

For a background to this demo you can read this: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/devastated-families-face-eviction-after-3786578

http://hackneycitizen.co.uk/2014/07/01/new-era-estate-families-rent-hikes-benyon-landlord-takes-over/

You can also read about Russell Brand’s support of the resistance here: www.russellbrand.com/tag/new-era-estate/

For a video that hosts interviews with residents of the Estate watch:

For some good news! http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/13/benyon-estate-new-era-hoxton-sells-stake-tory-mp