UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
15-10-2006 15:17We believe that after two hung juries – which are failures of the government to prove their case – that the it should end its persecution of the 5 Fairford protesters. Please sign up too!
15-10-2006 13:10Women rights activists manhandled by the organizers of the Stop the War Coalition in the demonstration in Manchester.
The long and eventful battle to stop the demolition of the historic Dalston theatre (previously the 4 Aces/Labyrinth Club), could be drawing to a climatic end. The fate of the theatre is hanging in the balance as the current court injunction preventing its demolition is set to run out.
14-10-2006 20:29A few anarchists in Preston have set up a squat which at the moment we are in the middle of repairing.The squat will be used as a social centre but help is required.
14-10-2006 20:28The anti-gay industry is having a huge simulcast event this Sunday entitled Liberty Sunday.
14-10-2006 16:51A prison-death demonstration will be held outside HMP Eastwood Park, Glos
on Wednesday 18 October 2006, at 1.00 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
Flowers will be laid in memory of
Lisa Ann Woodhall, aged 28, who died in the 'care' of the jail on 8 October 2006
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend
14-10-2006 10:52In the five months since Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki became Iraq's leader, the parliament and his ministries have formed hundreds of committees to address problems on everything from how to disarm militias to whether tainted meat caused a group of police officers to fall ill last week.
14-10-2006 10:49Following are excerpts from an interview conducted with Palestinian resistance leader Leila Khaled by Samia Halaby of the Defend Palestine Coalition, LeiLani Dowell of Workers World newspaper, and Sara Flounders of the International Action Center during a fact-finding delegation to Lebanon Sept. 11-17.
13-10-2006 15:18There is a continued misue and abuse and 'criminalisation of disabled peoples behaviour' of using ASBO's and Injunctions against all disabled people (both Children and Adults). I myself as a disabled people basic human rights and civil liberities activist and researcher have experienced this here in the East Riding of Yorkshire, UK.
In my voluntary work within the UN Disability Convention I have brought this to the attention (again) of the UN Convention and you can read my emailed report that I have sent today to some of my colleagues and peers within the UN Disability Convention and Disabled People's Movement and also Anne McGuire, Minister for Disabled People
13-10-2006 11:34Global day of action to mark World Food Day. Everywhere, including Nottingham.
13-10-2006 11:16we are currently facing eviction from the theatre we have been occupying to protest against its demolition to make way for luxury flats and offices.
profit profit profit Vs people people people
13-10-2006 10:45Several days ago, Al-Mahdy militiamen came from Al-Thawra district and the surrounding districts in Baghdad to rush madly upon attacking Khan Bany Saad Village, Diyala Governorate East of Baghdad.
13-10-2006 07:46Prof Andrew Dobson, Green Party activist and Keele University academic will be giving a talk at Nottingham University on MONDAY 23rd October. all welcome.
The death toll in Gaza reaches to seven, five from the same family, while in the West Bank army invades cities and takes prisoners, these stories and more coming up stay tuned.
12-10-2006 15:22gay rights group Outrage! highlights the report in The Times concerning Iran's attacks on its own minorities....
(Twiglet-Now try saying we don't campaign against anyone else other than lgbt.. We always have highlighted general attacks on everyone's human rights etc. anyway..)
12-10-2006 15:03HOW DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE BEING DESTROYED