UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-06-2006 12:25Plans submitted by TAG Aviation to double the number of weekend movements at Farnborough Airport have been rejected! Rushmoor planning committee following recommendations from their planning officials rejected the proposals by a decisive 6:2 majority.
17-06-2006 09:38Oh, the long summer stretches ahead of you, weeks and weeks of hot days and nothing but Big Brother on tv. If only there was something better to do with your summer... something effective, positive and fun.... something like DIRECT ACTION.
17-06-2006 01:59Here is a letter which the detainees on hunger strike at Campsfield Immigration Removal Centre (at Kidlington near Oxford) have written. They started their hunger strike last Wednesday 14th June; 80 of them did not take breakfast, and they estimate that there are now about 120 on hunger strike.
All supporters are welcome!
Israeli army kills seven family members on Gaza Beach and 21 others in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip as the army staged up its extra-judicial killings policy. Meanwhile, Palestinians along with Israeli and International supporters continue to resist the West Bank annexation wall as Palestinians continue with their National dialogue session in bid to stop the infighting and end the financial crisis.
These stories and more coming up. Stay tuned.
16-06-2006 13:01Newcastle based group Tyneside Community Action for Refugees (TCAR) is coordinating a National Day of Action against Home Office reporting centres and detention camps in Britain on Thursday, 22nd June. TCAR will be staging a lively noise demonstration outside the reporting centre in North Shields which asylum rights groups in London, Leeds and Manchester will join by demonstrating outside their local reporting centres.
16-06-2006 12:56Around 13:45 today, police arrived at Matilda, asking to come inside. People are requested to come down in support of the activists inside. More news as it comes in...
16-06-2006 07:46Recent update of events in Oaxaca and request for further info
16-06-2006 06:44Positives and negatives to take from the 'Alternatives' meeting on 10 June
15-06-2006 21:26Russian police reveal the true nature of their ilk worldwide with the deliberate targetting of anarchists at a collective farm in Russia.
15-06-2006 16:37News About the Student Struggle taking place in Chile - Call to action to organise a protest at the Chilean embassy.
15-06-2006 16:35George Galloway the MP for Bethnal Green and Bow made a rare appearance in the UK House of Commons on Wednesday 14 June 2006. Rare in the sense that his presentation was low key. Much lower key than many of his comments on the same subject, the Crossrail Bill, had been. In the course of the past five months, at least until Monday 10 April 2006, George Galloway’s comments made in the constituency have been emphatically unequivocally opposed to the CrossRail Bill. It was logically expected therefore that when his turn came to formally speak to his own petition lodged in September 2005 against the Crossrail Bill, he would maintain the standard of arguments and democratic outrage that were present in all those other comments he had made against the CrossRail plan. But Galloway did not maintain that standard in his presentation in the Hosue of Commons Crossrail Bill select committee yesterday..