UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
Everyone is invited to connect to the Reporters Without Borders website (www.rsf.org) between 11 a.m. on 7 November and 11 a.m. on 8 November.
03-11-2006 20:35Latest report from Reporters San Frontiers on Oaxaca and journalist injuries and deaths. Plus three of the five arrested for the murder of American flimaker and journalsit William Bradley Roland have escaped from custody.
03-11-2006 20:19The People's Assembly aims to bring people together to discuss the relationship between Islamophobia and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and to organise our campaign in response to war and racism.
We are asking peace and anti-war groups, trade unions, faith groups and organisations, community groups, political parties and any other representative organisations to send delegates to this important meeting. We also welcome individuals as observers.
03-11-2006 17:47short minute to minute from oaxaca this morning...shots fired at Radio Universidad 7 am
03-11-2006 15:34RAFAEL "Chi Chi" Quintero Ibarbía, one of Luis Posada Carriles’ closest henchmen in the Ilopango scandal and also a CIA agent of Cuban origin, drew his last breath on October 1 in Baltimore (Maryland), aged 66.
03-11-2006 14:55A group of Roma people had to flee their homes, situated in vicinity of village Ambrus. Attended by police units, the family of twenty-five members surrendered the escalation of the non-Roma local residents who strictly demanded Roma people's immidiate deportation. A group of about five hundred angry locals approached Roma settlement on saturday evening, threatening to cast them out by force and damage their houses.
The APPO has forced the PFP into a retreat from its attempted incursion into the Benito Juarez University. But the war is far from over.
03-11-2006 11:29Below is an article from the BBC on the Iraqi independence revolution of 1958. This revolution not only saw the execution and overthrow of the British installed monarchy but the Iraqi people made history, one year later in 1959 by electing the first ever female cabinet minister to any Arab government.
03-11-2006 08:54Oaxacans push federal police out after violent assault on university, dozens
missing and injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.
03-11-2006 00:09Minute to Minute up to 16:27 today, Oaxacans push federal police out of university barricades, possibly one APPO member dead, many injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.
02-11-2006 23:59Some recent emails from Mexico regarding the situation in OAXACA.
But we are fighting for another world
Issue 23 of Bristle magazine is out now, sticking it’s size 10’s (and 9’s, 7’s, 5’s…) into the nationalism & identity issues with a special feature.
“Welcome, dear reader, to our humble offering of alternative print media opposing the forces of darkness – capital, the state and religious fundamentalists.” (Bristle 23, editorial, page 1)
02-11-2006 22:17Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
02-11-2006 21:40Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
02-11-2006 21:06The Stop Shell speaker tour is coming to Birmingham on November 9th 2006. To include films and a talk, dur: approx. 1h
02-11-2006 18:1412 protestors blockaded a Shell garage in Reading last night, effectively stopping business for an hour. This action was taken in solidarity with communities struggling against destruction caused by Shell in Rossport, Ireland and the Niger Delta, Nigeria.