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UK Health Newswire Archive
53 Doctors and Noam Chomsky writes to supreme court Chief Justice of India demanding immediate release of India's Bare foot Doctor & Human rights Defender Dr. Binayak Sen
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The UK`s first ever Veggie Pride event is set to hit the streets of Birmingham. On Saturday 16th May 2009, Veggie Pride UK will be a fantastic, fun-filled festival and carnival procession - a celebration of vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. All are welcome and admission is free. This will be the first event of it`s kind anywhere in the UK. Take a look at the dazzling website http://www.veggiepride.org.uk
Trade unionists and activists are taking part in the National Day of Action against the Subway sandwich chain on Saturday 4th April, in protest with their firing of pregnant worker Natalia Szymanska.
Promoting & celebrating homeless- friendly activity in WC1 is a big issue.
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Disabled People's Direct Action Network (DAN) returned to Birmingham on Monday March 30th to occupy Louisa Ryland House (Birmingham City Council's main housing and social services office) to demand accessible housing and choice and control over personal assistance for disabled people in Birmingham and across the country
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The Bishop of Buea Diocese of the Catholic Church said the church does not discuss condoms. "As a catholic church, we do not discuss condoms. It hasn't got a place
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Press release 30.3.2009: The Court of Appeal has today ruled that Department of Health guidance which forbade hospitals from providing temporary healthcare to destitute migrants with chronic illnesses is unlawful.
This article talks about the breakdown of the rule of law and government inaction on judicial abuse and corruption against a young bullied schoolboy forced to leave school as reported on Brisbane Radio 4BC to radio presenter, Chuck Brooks, in my published letters to the Editor of the Logan West Leader and Albert and Logan News, in international press articles including Mathaba Independent News Agency, Wall Street Journal, TodayUSA, Daylife, Newstin, Indymedia and many others. However, due to lack of press freedom in Australia, our ongoing ordeal is not being reported in this country.
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A list of the varied workshops and events Ecoworks are taking part in or organising.
There is less than one month to go until the National March and Rally in London to mark World Day for Animals in Laboratories on Saturday April 25th. Already campaigners are planning to travel to London from across the UK, with still more coming from other countries such as France, Sweden, Holland, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain.
Today (25 March) is the deadline for submissions to the Government's consultation for Justification for New Nuclear Reactors. This is one of very few chances you have to put forward your concerns on the health effects, etc of nuclear power, as local planning inquiries will refuse to hear these arguments under the new streamlined planning laws.
For your convenience, a sample e-mail is provided, along with contact details. It will only take a minute of your time to copy and paste and send.
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On saturday 21 March, members of the Save Victoria Baths Campaign were out in the Market Square collecting signatures on their petition to the council.
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To facilitate a quick victory for a boycott, it is good to boycott all brands of that
corporation, to research its board of directors, its foreign govt. connections
Pepsi, CVS, JPMorgan Chase, ATT all connected to Yum Foods and
KFC with interlocking management.
Undercover footage from inside Europe's largest animal testing laboratory Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) from 1997 - 2008. Edited by Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC), see http://www.shac.net/HLS/exposed.html
for individual investigations and exposés.
On March 19, 2009 Americans in cities nationwide will hold demonstrations at the offices of major banks and other corporations to demand more responsible corporate behavior and call on Congress to enact the change that will make it happen: employee free choice and healthcare reform.
The Campaign to End Child Poverty organised a demonstration in Parliament Square today (17 March) to remind Gordon Brown of his pledges about the eradication of child poverty in the UK. Photographs Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.
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The UK is the only EU country to indefinitely detain children.
(if you think detention is an issue like many others, please read below)