UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
07-09-2006 20:09It has been three years since the fall of the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s government and Iraqis are still lacking basic facilities such as power, clean potable water and sanitation, problems some experts blame on corruption.
07-09-2006 16:46The Ugandan tabloid newspaper, Red Pepper, has outed 45 gay and bisexual men, including army officers, priests, university lecturers, entertainers, bankers, students and lawyers. It also published details of five venues popular with gays and lesbians.
07-09-2006 16:23Today, 22 Iraqi Kurds were detained at mainly reporting centres across the UK with plans to forcibly deport them next week to Northern Iraq in another high profile, media event. This follows the forced deportation two days ago of 32 Iraqi Kurds. The government is clearly now going for it big style on mass deportations.
07-09-2006 12:21Further to an earlier newswire story about 30000 people demonstrating in Bangladesh's Phulbari district against Lonodn-based Asia Energy's plans to extract 15 million tonnes/year of coal for export (police killed 6 an injured 300) it appears the company has suspended its shares
07-09-2006 09:55The latest Basque Observatory for Human Rights - Behatokia Bulletin, is available on our web page, http://www.behatokia.info/bulletin.php, or, to directly download it in compressed format:
06-09-2006 21:52A friend of the void has sent shocking photos of a police 'violence workshop' held at Regent's Street Festival over the weekend.
Whilst most people were happy to drink over-priced and soak up the bland entertainment on offer it seems the Met had a very different agenda.
06-09-2006 16:58The Blaired news media led all day yesterday with the alleged prescription for a 'Blairing departure' by the man whom today’s [Wednesday 6 September 2006] Guardian has raised to the highest level of praise possible. Triumph of Blairism. What is the commodity? Where is it to be found? Certainly not in the East End of London whence Blair has now recruited THREE tokens and tools of propaganda, as if to compensate for the ouster of Oona King from her over-Blaired seat in Bethnal Green and Bow. The Crossrail hole plot has been endorsed by Alan Meale who obstructed evidence being given to the Crossrail Select committee [June 2006] that would have exposed crucial defects and the fundamental flaws in the sham CRASSRAIL project. So how is Blairism seen to those fighting the oppressive Blair schemes down in the East End?
06-09-2006 13:58Feminist Fightback is a conference for feminist activists, which will be
held on Saturday 21 October at the School of Oriental and African Studies,
London. Please see below for our launch statement.
06-09-2006 12:30A gig to raise funds for the Willow Walker will be held at the Guildhall in Cambridge. It starts at 8 oclock
it's alot prettier on .pdf - theres pics too
06-09-2006 10:41Hundreds of people were in Trafalgar Square for the fourth annual Liberty festival for disabled people's rights.....
06-09-2006 10:307:30 pm Wednesday 13th September
Lydiate Parish Hall
286 Southport Road, Lydiate
(near the 'Scotch Piper')
06-09-2006 09:5975 leading professors and scientists in the US say there is now evidence that 9/11 was perpetrated by the Whitehouse to justify invasions in the Middle East according to a Daily Mail report, yes I know shocking, the Hate Mail publishing anything but it is on the net so not sure if it is in their disgusing hate filled, neo-nazi sympathetic rag.. Fury as academics claim 9/11 was 'inside job' ... could be news as the only Hate Mail story worth repeating ever!!! i am getting ideas from moron press ... i don't even get paid to think like this ...
Where are British academics on the real events of july 7th
Where is the public inquiry
Where are the academics looking at the evidence against so called Al Qaeda operatives in the UK?
05-09-2006 23:31After such an intense & out-of-the-ordinary week a few people thought it
would be good to meet-up to talk about our experiences at the climate
camp. So, if anybody fancies an informal chat who was involved in whatever aspect of the camp, see you there, 8 pm Sunday 10 Sept, at the commonplace.