UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
31-08-2006 12:16FINDINGS OF INTERNATIONAL MISSION TO LEBANON:
Filipina overseas workers in Lebanon are being treated like “modern-day slaves,” this was the main finding of Filipinos who had just arrived from Lebanon as part of an international civil society and parliamentary delegation.
Iestyn ap Rhobert had been accused of causing criminal damage for taking down a large, monolingual English sign which denoted the site of the new Debenhams development in Carmarthen.
30-08-2006 17:36Fundraiser for Nottingham Jenin Friendship Group and to support work of Palestinian Solidarity Campaign.
30-08-2006 16:28Western Union, a global money transfer agency, has delayed or blocked thousands of cash deliveries by American Muslims on suspicion of terrorist connections simply because senders or recipients have names like Mohammed or Ahmed, drawing rebuke from the community as a yet another form of identity harassment.
30-08-2006 14:43La Habana, 29 ago (RHC) El joven estadounidense Joaquín Morante denunció este lunes las malas condiciones del sistema de Salud Pública en la ciudad de Nueva York y los excesivos costos de la atención médica en Estados Unidos.
Morante, de 28 años y de origen latino, integra el sexto grupo de norteamericanos
30-08-2006 13:20A look at the crippling tendency for dedicated activists to live in their own self-defined, encapsulated social scenes, cut off from the larger social groupings that could provide a base of political support.
30-08-2006 11:16Britians first legal blockade zone was established at Carmel-Agrexco today.
Two cages with activists locked inside have blocked the two main entrances.
The Company doesn't want another legal case and are not willing to ask the police arrest people.
30-08-2006 09:11Indigenous Peoples and Farmers groups in Paraguay reject the greenwash of the 'responsible' soy round table, with a week of actions and protest.
30-08-2006 08:07THE SPIRIT OF RESISTANCE IN MEXICO TODAY
30-08-2006 06:18Israeli Company Blockaded For the Second Time in Bid to Gain Ruling on Lawfulness of Trading with Settlements.
This isn't the exact order in which matters were discussed; I have re-ordered things a little to make it easier to follow. I have included some updates since the meeting, which was now a fortnight ago! Also, I have put links at the end of each section rather than at the very bottom. Dates for the diaries will follow shortly.
29-08-2006 15:01interesting science news link especially for supporters of climate camp against drax.
29-08-2006 02:00A wave of bomb attacks and shootings swept Iraq from north to south Sunday, killing at least 60 people despite a massive security operation in the capital and appeals from Shiite Prime Minister Nuri Maliki for an end to sectarian fighting