UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
The Balata Film Collective has produced its first film, 'Elections under Occupation'. Palestinian voices from Balata Refugee Camp speak out about the upcoming Palestinian Authority elections
06-01-2005 11:53Gay activists have decalred victory against Kent County Council after leader Sir Sandy Bruce -Lockhart dropped local anti gay Section 28 from sex education policies. However there remain on-going concerns over the attidues that led to it's being there in the first place.(ie; Sir sandy believes in hetty marraige from a christian base-only 'tolerates' gays) This followed a meeting of Kent Tory Cllrs on 13 Dec where 3 supportive Cllrs pushed Sir Sandy into conceding
04-01-2005 18:03Brighton and Hove Albion fans have released a single in support of their new ground
03-01-2005 22:19As the elections draw closer in Iraq the co-alition forces with the Interim government have decided that silence speaks a thousand words.
Up to the end of the elections all communications within Iraq have ceased, they are effectively cut-off from the world and each other. In a country fighting for basic rights there has descended a new method in the fight against ‘Insurgents’, which I call QUARANTINE IRAQ
03-01-2005 07:12Devlish's journal of time spent observing Israeli army manoeuvers in the village of Talluza somewhere near Nablus.
Talluza is a small village north of Nablus in the West Bank with a population of around 2,000. The village has been calm for two years following a number of house demolitions in 2002. The neighboring village of Asira, with a population of around 12,000, has been suffering constant harassment from the army for over a year.I have been in Talluza one week and my duties have been mainly to observe the IOF checkpoint between Al Badan and Talluza and to give occasional talks at the Talluza boys’ school.
03-01-2005 07:03President Bush was a Fraternity President......do you know what that means?
Do you have any prescription drugs lying around that you no longer need? Well the Zapatista hospital at Oventic needs them urgently. Below is a brief history of the place and details of how to donate.
There are five rebellious autonomous zones in the state of Chiapas, where hundreds of communities are building a different world. The Caracol is organised by the Zapatista ‘Junta’ a form of local government made up of elected representatives from Zapatista communities.
02-01-2005 14:07Events in the New Year at Maelstrom squatted infospace, The Old Post Office, Hyde Park Corner in Leeds, West yorkshire
02-01-2005 12:14in a shocking twist to the events in Iraq, the Iraq Solidarity Campaign has learnt that all communications with Iraq are going to be cut!
31-12-2004 23:44Ideas and many links about the J20 general strike and Bush Inauguration Day protest...
Call in sick. Take a personal day. 1/20/05
January 20th, 2005
31-12-2004 11:01NEWSWEEK ! -- Jesse Jackson on why he thinks Kerry WON THE ELECTION