UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
08-03-2005 17:14Around a dozen people protested outside the home of bailiff Bryan Constant, of Riseley, Bedfordshire on Sunday. Protestors rang bells, blew whistles & hit pots & pans.
Mr Constant runs Constant & Co, a Bedford - based company that specializes in evicting Travellers using violence, often from land that they have bought and occupied for years. In January Constant Baliffs jumped on a man at Twin Oaks, Borehamwood, cracking his ribs.
Letters were delivered to Constant's neighbors, informing them of his activities, and posters were put up in the village, calling on Constant & Co to end their Brutal & Racist evictions.
08-03-2005 16:45A Bisexual woman Wendy Maxwell was grabbed by Canadian authorities at an Intl Women's day event. Threatened with deportation.
Petition at end of posting below...
08-03-2005 03:32Underlying information is revealing not only a highly condemnable event, but especially symbols the Israeli policy of mass land and house-exproprations within Israel at the cost of a great number of Israeli Arabs.
08-03-2005 02:38OCCUPATIONS, BANNER-RELEASES, WALLINGS, RUBBLE DROPPING, DEMONSTRATIONS, OPENINGS, CONFRONTATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES….
ACCOUNT OF THE COORDINATED ACTIONS PROTESTING AGAINST SQUAT EVICTIONS IN FRANCE AND SUPPORTING THE 400 COUVERTS ALLEY IN GRENOBLE.
08-03-2005 02:26The INB is coming to the G8 this summer followed by a tour of Europe. We need help! (integrating into the G8 demos, booking shows, places to sleep, etc.)
07-03-2005 22:31Solidarity weekend for political prisoners.
07-03-2005 13:54Question the UK's Burma investors
First they ban democratic right to protest in parliament square, next cornmarket…
07-03-2005 13:24Talk on Colombia and Human Rights Defenders at thecommonplace -Tues 15th March 7pm
07-03-2005 09:53Chaos greeted the World Trade Organisation (WTO) mini-ministerial
conference yesterday as lobby groups tried to invade the venue in
Mombasa's South Coast.
06-03-2005 19:01press release from the sunshine project march 03 /05.
06-03-2005 17:51March's London Calling looks at London's new police chief ( having one Mr Blair who wants to lock everyone up is surely enough) we continue debate about the Hackney Empire, and comment on the first anti-olympics march in London.
06-03-2005 14:39Please try to attend this vigil in support of Iraqi women on International Women's Day, Tuesday 8 March, at 12 noon, outside the Iraqi Embassy in London (full details below).
06-03-2005 10:18The Uzbek pro-democracy movement regularly posts news and information about the struggle for freedom in this Central Asian dictatorship.
06-03-2005 08:26Welsh children in Catholic comprehenive schools banned from raising money for Comic Relief!!
05-03-2005 23:48The 16th February saw 1,500 people gather in the zapatista autonomous municipality of that name, to celebrate the construction of their new Autonomous Council building. Meanwhile at the same time in Scotland, supporters of Edinburgh-Chiapas Solidarity Group held an event to show solidarity with their twinned zapatista municipality.