UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-04-2005 17:02'Insitutionally Abused' Tenant asks the Indymedia Community for help.
10-04-2005 15:53And the Bank(s) of England too: US access to possibly hundreds of millions of international banking accounts: the neocons 'Dagobert Duck Dream' comes true...
Info on the Election situ in M.Howard's lair for anyone interested and for anyone/groupos who may like to pay a visit to 'advise' him of their views...
(He will definately be here April 30th at a Churches Together Hustings- Untd Reform Church 7.30pm- see below for Church locale)
It's 20 years, since the major trashing of my community, travelling on the way the make the "Peoples Free Festival of Albion" at Stonehenge. It was a regular event on the calender.
09-04-2005 20:52Below is a letter to the powers that be in Colombia. Please send it. I know writing letters is not the most empowering thing to do, but in this case its probably the only thing we can do
09-04-2005 18:04Twenty-nine people were killed and scores wounded in attacks against Iraqi security forces and civilians on Saturday, the second anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. In the deadliest attack, 15 Iraqi National Guard members were killed on the main highway through Latifiyah, about 50km south of Baghdad, Defense Ministry souces said.
09-04-2005 17:59Tens of thousands of supporters of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have marched in Baghdad to denounce the US presence in Iraq and call for a speedy trial of Saddam Hussein on the second anniversary of his overthrow. Chanting "No, no to the occupiers", tens of thousands of young and old men gathered in the poor Shia district of Sadr City on Saturday to begin a planned peaceful march to al-Firdos Square, the central Baghdad spot where Saddam's statue was torn down two years ago.
08-04-2005 19:19An openly gay candidate of Partito della Rifondazione Comunista wins in southern Italy, in regional elections that resulted in 11 victories for the center-left coalition, which now controls 16 of Italy’s 20 regions. Nichi Vendola's victory decisively refutes the American dogma that militants on the left, choosing radicals, can't attract votes at the center and lose to the right -- the dogma that the Democrats in America and the center-left in Italy promulgate, even though it has been often contradicted, as in the moderate John Kerry's loss -- as Vendola won 100,000 more votes than the center-left coalition.
08-04-2005 15:37Following the massacre of 8 members of the San Jose Peace Community in February, other human rights activists connected with different peace communities are under attack. A death threat was received by the NGO Justicia y Paz a week ago, and now 5 members have been "disappeared".
08-04-2005 15:30Recently five people from a peace community in Columbia have been "disappeared". Activists are calling on the international community to help in the ways described below
08-04-2005 13:57The annual bike ride from London to Jerusalem to raise awareness of the situation in Palestine is now being planned and riders for this year can sign up via the website www.thepeacecycle.org.
The first days of April were designated a `Week of action against the corporate pillage of Iraq' by a group known as the Corporate Pirates [Website | Email ]. We report back on how that week of action has gone...
07-04-2005 13:57On with the motley, the paint, the powder and the coxcomb. Dover's New Labour MP now claims to be OLD Labour to win votes. You need to have a low IQ to take this stuff seriously. Source: Dover Express Comment by SS
07-04-2005 02:51Over 600 letters were handed to the House Of Commons on Monday April 4th, challenging every Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat MP to a game of cricket over their lack of honour and morals.