UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
19-07-2005 21:04And his name is Vladimir Putin.
19-07-2005 19:35Nobody could have predicted 1967 in 1966. It seemed to come out of the clear blue sky. But it didn’t. It had been germinating for a long, long time. And there is no reason to think that if we couldn’t see it coming in 1966 that we would see it coming now.
19-07-2005 14:51Over the past two years, in joint US-Iraqi military raids, hundreds of Iraqi Turkoman and Arabs have been taken from their homes or seized from the streets of Kirkuk and secretly sent to prisons in Kurdish held northern Iraq.
19-07-2005 14:48AMMAN (AFP) — Iraqi women and policy-makers from the Middle East gathered here on Monday to discuss ways of ensuring that women's rights will be protected in the country's new constitution.
19-07-2005 11:39Jack Straw replies via Micheal Howard to constituencts 'concerns' on the safety of gay men in Saudi Arabia and also signing the EU Conv Against people trafficking.
19-07-2005 10:38Here's a report I've been sent by a friend who is taking part in solidarity work in the occupied Palestinian territories, against the building of the 'security fence' AKA apartheid wall.
18-07-2005 21:42What May Come After the Evacuation of Jewish Settlers from the Gaza Strip
By URI DAVIS, ILAN PAPPE, and TAMAR YARON
18-07-2005 11:48From Wednesday 3 August until Wednesday 10 August a protest camp against the destruction of neighbourhoods and housing rights will take place Somewhere in the Netherlands. The aim of the camp is to encourage and increase activism on the topic of housing, from a new and innovative perspective. Actioncamp Somewhere will hopefully become a vibrant free place, from which to challenge the governments demolition trucks and the power of the big property owners.
18-07-2005 11:38Peter Tatchell & gay rights group OutRage! today issued a warning that Islamic fundamentalists pose a significant threat to gay people and venues. Urges venues to increase security in the wake of 7/7 bombings.
18-07-2005 03:03Britain, Schnews 15th July 2005,
17-07-2005 23:2315,000 Southern Oil Company workers from the General Union of Oil Employees – Iraq’s largest independent union – began a 24-hour strike today Sunday July 17th 2005, stopping most oil exports from the south of Iraq.
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16-07-2005 16:48[Disclaimer: I have tried to make light of last week's experience in Strathclyde Police cells but this in no way reflects the serious torment I, and my fellow G8 protestor detainees experienced. I wrote the following as my clown whilst actually in the cells and the act of writing was therapeutic for me during an intensely dehumanising experience.]
On the weekend of July 8th through July 11th, I was a very lucky clown as I was invited to the Strathclyde Police Slumber Party!
16-07-2005 01:23All that is required is that we bring to an end the last traces of gullible trust which will then get rid of that mass confusion, which is the only thing that has kept the lid on the revolution up to the present time...
15-07-2005 11:03G8 Debrief: 6pm, Tuesday 19th July, Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton
14-07-2005 18:21Jaya Sacca, a long term peace activist was remanded in Lewes Prison this afternoon (JJULY 14TH) by District Judge Arnold. On Wednesday 13th July he was ‘arrested’ and handcuffed by members of Guardian Security hired by arms dealers EDO MBM. He was ‘detained’ by the security firm for allegedly stepping onto the road which constitutes the ‘no protest zone’. At the time no police were at the scene. Mr Sacca is also alleged to have assaulted one of the security guards when four of them ‘arrested’ him as attempted to leave the area.