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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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Leeds Palestine Film Night: "Goal Dreams"

11-09-2006 11:26

Map to the Common Place
Leeds Palestine Solidarity Campaign Presents:
Film Nights at the Common Place Cinema
Join us for a fortnightly film and discussion night
At the Common Place, Wharf Street (off Kirkgate) Leeds City Centre
Wednesday 13th September 7 pm:

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Inquests into 3 deaths in Immigration Detention

11-09-2006 05:23

Manuel Pereira Bravo, from Angola - found dead at Yarl's Wood, 15th September 20
There have been 10 deaths in Immigration Removal centres in the last six years.

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Merseyside FBU March Announced

10-09-2006 19:25

Solidarity with Merseyside members of FBU

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Public meeting with Israeli Refusnik

10-09-2006 15:31

Shimri Zameret: Israeli army refuser and political activist will speak on the Palestinian/Israeli conflict and the anti-war and anti-globalisation movement in Israel

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Losses in Gaza strip estimated at $46 million

10-09-2006 11:56

The following article has been published on the website Welcome to Baqa'a Refugee Camp.

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New Concern Over Fate of Iraqi Antiquities

10-09-2006 11:50

The following article has been published on Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra), online magazine of the Iraq Solidarity Campaign UK.

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Stop Arming Israel

10-09-2006 01:39

Brilliant new cross-coalition campaign in the UK - Please forward to
friends and appropriate lists... a Manchester protest tommorow

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No waste lorries, one arrest, two protesters and three police cars

09-09-2006 18:17

Our blockade 1
Saturday morning protest at Hafod Quarry, Johnstown, Wrexham, where landfill waste from Merseyside is being dumped on a site which includes an SSSI and a Special Conservation Area, and which is only 150 yards from local houses. But Hey! This is big business. Who cares about a few extra cancers and kids born with cleft palates and other abnormalities? We do!

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Sheffield Protest Against NHS Cuts and Privatisation

09-09-2006 14:31

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Sheffield on Saturday 9th September 2006 to oppose the closure of a ward at the Childrens Hospital and against NHS cuts and privatisation in general.

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British National Party moves into life insurance business

09-09-2006 11:32

Second-hand car businesses that mysteriously fail, printing businesses that never get off the ground, expensive renovations to an invisible bus, a record business that produces rubbish records sung by Nick Griffin and his entourage - and now life insurance. Is there nothing the BNP won't do to con money out of its supporters?

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The Law is an Ass, by Philip Ruddock

09-09-2006 10:18

Philip Ruddock, Australian Attorney General, announced today that a broader range of people in the Australian community (non-Muslims) are to be targeted as “terrorists!” Ruddock also stated that persons who are not ‘terrorists’ need not be alarmed as his new wider classification should not concern ‘them’(?)

Australian citizens are left to conclude that the determination of who exactly is a terrorist has become an arbitrary prerogative of the Attorney General and his gang of enforcers! Whatever happened to due process, innocent until PROVEN guilty? {God help that journalist who stepped on Ruddock’s toe, he will be the first to go!) It is not coincidental that the Bush regime also found due process to be an inconvenience. Ruddock’s logic and methods reek of neo-con methods, Guantanamo (Torture) Bay and Bush regime criminal methodologies have found expression in Oz.

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Murdoch’s media empire girds up for a war against Iran

09-09-2006 07:20

An assault on Iran
It is not designed to convince, but to browbeat and intimidate. The editorial is one more indication that an assault on Iran is being planned for sooner, rather than later.

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Israeli right-wing party threatens Brazilian cartoonist

09-09-2006 02:09

Print screen of Likud's page
Just a tiny example how the IsraHell' dirty tactics work.

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Day 8 of Mersey Fire Strike: Scale of Cuts Confirmed

08-09-2006 20:33

FBU General Secretary Matt Wrack with Croxteth Strikers
As the first round of strikes ended, Merseyside Fire Authority revealed how they intended to cut £3.5 million from their budget. Meanwhile, the General Secretary of the Fire Brigades' Union has called a national demonstration in Liverpool next Friday.

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UN agrees disability treaty

08-09-2006 17:08

An international treaty that will give greater rights and freedoms to disabled people around the world has been agreed at the United Nations

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted in New York. This is the first human rights treaty of the 21st Century, and the UN hopes it will mark a significant improvement in the treatment of disabled people.

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08-09-2006 14:37

COALITION AGAINST THE WELFARE REFORM BILL (CAWRB) Demo/Lobby In Manchester on Monday 25th September 2006

Gather at 3pm in Exchange Square, opposite the Arndale Centre on Corporation St (¼mile to Victoria Stn, 1mile to Piccadilly and coach stns). The stroll and roll joins the protest outside the Labour Party Conference at the G-MEX centre on Lower Mosley St. The protest will be from 3pm so join us there if you can’t do the march.

Campaigners can meet you at either the bus or train stations. If you
have booked transport, there is a safe drop off point arranged with the

Please get in touch and read below for more information:

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Justice & Liberty Network

08-09-2006 14:09

A new network founded to protect citizens legal rights and civil liberties.

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Greg Palast faces Homeland Security charges & PAUL KRUGMAN ' S latest

08-09-2006 13:06

- Krugman: More On Inequality

- PLUS: Reporter Greg Palast faces Homeland Security charges and more

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Demonstrate against Cuts to Sheffield Children's Hospital

08-09-2006 08:13

Saturday 9th September

Assemble: Weston Park (opposite Children's Hospital) at 10am
(51or 52 bus from High Street, City Centre)
March to City Hall steps for rally at around noon

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08-09-2006 05:29

Unexpected upgraded death sentences
A look at the reasoning behind the unexpected upgraded death sentences for Matthew Norman (19yrs) the death sentence Scott Rush (20yrs),Tach Duc Thanh Nguyen (27yrs) and Si Yi Chen (20yrs)
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