UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
Solidarity with Ruben and Ignasi. Free anarchist prisoners!
17-02-2006 18:45Protests are taking place today in Ireland, England, Scotland and Sweden to mark the re-opening of Rossport Solidarity Camp, a protest camp supporting a community based struggle against Shell in the West of Ireland. This article is a backgrounder on what has been happening this last year.
'unnecessary development' | climate change | North West England | squatting / free spaces / protest sites | transport | wilderness defence
17-02-2006 15:46Tickets are selling fast for the Taste of Palestine event at the Asian Cultural Centre on 25 Feb, 7-11pm.
17-02-2006 13:28It comes as no surprise, that an increasing number of people are viewing the on-going trial of Saddam Hussain, as a joke and are treating this circus with the contempt that it truly deserves.
17-02-2006 13:28Two Swiss police officers who nearly killed climbers Martin Shaw and Gesine Wenzel by cutting their rope during the protests against the G8 in Evian, 2003 have been acquitted of causing severe bodily harm with negligence after a private prosecution.
17-02-2006 13:25A heart-breaking story was carried in The Independent newspaper on 16/2/2006, of a fifteen-year-old Palestinian boy, who was brutally shot dead by Israeli troops on the 15/2/2006, during an arrest operation that was taking place in Qabatia, near Jenin.
17-02-2006 10:38last chance to see Ray Rogers from the Killer Coke campaign speak about the injustices of Coca-Cola in Colombia, at the end of his short whistle-stop UK tour.
17-02-2006 09:46Prior to the University of East Anglia students' union voting on renewing its long-running support for the international Nestlé boycott, a senior Nestle executive was interviewed by student radio. Claims made in the broadcast have been shown to be false by a letter written by the same executive on 16 February. Baby Milk Action has obtained a tape.
17-02-2006 09:43The Crossrail hole Bill [the hybrid ‘Crossrail Bill’ – given Second Reading on 19 July 2005] now in the UK House of Commons contains provisions for destroying the economic and social base of entire communities along the proposed route.
Some of the most awful destructions planned by Crossrail will be done to the East End of London. Yet there is no economic evidence that the destruction is needed, far less justified. There is, though, rising concern at the role of Adrian Montague, the overly-honoured, overly-cashed, Blaired-Browned Chairman of the Crossrail outfit, is incessantly engaged in grabbing for Big Business public resources that are being looted with no outcry in parliament. Adrian Montague’s conduct is forcing the call for the Crossrail project to be scrapped. The call is contained in a letter from KHOODEELAAR the Brick Lane London E1 campaign against the Crossrail hole Bill organiser Muhammad Haque today to Alistair Darling MP, the UK Transport minister who is responsible to Parliament for the very flawed Crossrail Bill.
17-02-2006 09:40The Mayor of Moscow has banned Gay Pride from the city and religious leaders have denounced gays, including Moscow's Chief Mufti who called for violent attacks on gays while Chief Rabbi says gays have no right to exist.
THIS MUST NEVER HAPPEN!
All actions by homeless and supporters are self-organised and non-hierarchial - Victory to the Homeless Liberation Struggle
This is the real reality of Japan today - a place of economic division, brutality and exploitation.
16-02-2006 13:19The US government is explicitly asking for funding for an intensive propaganda campaign. Now we shall expose their true intent.