UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
07-11-2006 21:083 meetings are taking place from Friday to Monday this week. Comrade Suresh a leader of the revolution in Nepal and a member of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) will be speaking.
07-11-2006 17:37On Monday (6th Nov), an animal rights protestor was up before the magistrates of Hertford for a breach of section 14 of the Public Order Act. Basically he had not done as an officer had told him during a demonstration at GSK’s site in Ware, Hertfordshire on 16th June, 2006. There were two sec.14 notices in question and while the protestor was found guilty of breaking the second, the magistrates called the first one, relating to a protest at GSK’s massive site at Stevenage, “unlawful and misconceived”.
07-11-2006 17:23Paul Wolfowitz, neo-con co-architect of the Iraq invasion and presidenbt of the World Bank will be in London next Monday, and the Bank's European office has requested a meeting with UK development NGOs for 10.30 am. Venue not known as yet....
07-11-2006 14:12As part of yesterdays day-of-action against short-haul flights, called for by Plane Stupid, there were direct-actions and protest against travel agents in Reading.
07-11-2006 14:12This is an alert sent to Baby Milk Action supporters announcing a campaign launched today to help protect babies and mothers in the Philippines from the aggressive marketing of baby foods. Efforts to regulate the baby food companies to stop breastfeeding from being undermined and to ensure breastmilk substitutes are used safely if necessary are being threatened by legal action from US companies and pressure on the President from the US Chamber of Commerce.
07-11-2006 13:59A presentation from campaigners at the Rossport Solidarity Camp, followed by a discussion.
Sunday 12th November, 7.30pm.
14 Robertson Road,
07-11-2006 02:22I just visited Poland and they have biometrics already
(I did not manage to get a photo of a one)
06-11-2006 20:48LETTER IN SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE OF OAXACA
the pics show the protesters, a military spy caught by activists, burned out barricades, activists with self-made-bazookas and molotov cocktails for protecting - if necessary - the mega marcha against the police.
06-11-2006 16:14No Sweat's annual conference takes place in London on 25 November.
06-11-2006 13:13Big mobilisation haven't turned out very successful recently. The 22nd October Collective gives us an idea why. Some more thoughts on strategies and what makes them work.
05-11-2006 23:07Merseyside STWC welcomed Palestinian delegation and Tony Benn to Liverpool
The police did even have to leave the city because of the strong resistance.
pics of the battle:
05-11-2006 08:07Recent news reports have revealed an incident of unrest in Nottingham in which people built barricades and fought police - prefiguring the mass revolt which could become more frequent in the face of widespread repression.