UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
Along with the films was a illuminating discussion about deportation, torture and the awful human rights abuse in Eritrea. Coincidently we also learned of a demonstration called for today outside the Eritrean embassy to commemorate The International Human Rights Day.
08-12-2006 10:11The Other Campaign in the North of Mexico: Saying “Oaxaca” from Above and Below
" THIS IS SO OTHER AND SO BIG THAT IT DOES NOT FIT IN THE GEOGRAPHY FROM ABOVE"
07-12-2006 23:37The Lebanese opposition, which organized this mass demonstration are Hezbollah (Party of God), AMAL Movement (Afwaj Al-Mouqawama Al-Lubnaniyya; Lebanese Resistance Detachment), and the Christian Free Patriotic Movement (FPM). They claimed the legitimate right for such protest based on the Lebanese constitution that grants the people the right to change their government.
07-12-2006 14:40Citizens Advice launches campaign to tackle unfair bailiff practices
see the paragraph about 'Draft Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill,'
07-12-2006 12:32Home Sec John Reid replies to an Amnesty Intl camapign letter regarding the removal of benefits from so-called failed asylum seekers.
07-12-2006 05:18All men, both violent and non violent are responsible for stopping male violence against women because globally, men as a group hold more power than women.
07-12-2006 04:53Interview in spanish/english to Brian Haw, pacifist living and acting in front of the British Parliament
Entrevista en español/inglés con este pacifista
que puede ser expulsado de Parliament Square el próximo lunes día 11 de diciembre
06-12-2006 23:11Private cabs are often used by people with disabilities and people who can't afford black cabs, yet drivers aren't allowed to stop in red routes and use bus lanes. This means that people with disabilities, etc, can't easily be taken to their front doors, etc, or the front doors of the places they're trying to get to. You can do all that if you can afford a black cab, though. Is this fair?
06-12-2006 16:54>>>Please FWD this callout >>>
// DO YOU SPEAK SPANISH & ENGLISH?
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// If yes, PLEASE donate a little time to help the UK Chiapas
Please email us at edinchiapaS(at)yahoo.co.uk - thanks!
06-12-2006 16:31Our Asylum from Rape Project provides self-help support services to rape survivors seeking asylum. We offer help and referrals, welcome volunteers and provide guidance to organisations on how to meet women’s needs.
06-12-2006 16:28Gay rights group news release with evidence of Iraqi death squads attacks on lgbt people in Iraq.(see also the story in the current Pink Paper-front page...The article on p10 above the continuation of this story in PP has Home Office minister Ian McCartney pledging to tackle homophobia wordlwide. Yeah right, bet he won't do much about this.....
06-12-2006 13:01Two suspects in cameraman Brad Will's murder freed for lack of evidence.
Reporters Without Borders voiced outrage today on learning of the release of Abel Santiago Zárate, the official in charge of public security in Santa Lucia del Camino (in Oaxaca state), and his bodyguard, Orlando Manuel Aguilar Coello, who had been arrested on suspicion of firing the shots that killed Indymedia cameraman Brad Will during a protest against Oaxaca's governor on 27 October.
Every year for the last nine years, on the last saturday of October, there has been a gathering in London of the friends and family of those who have been killed while in the custody of the state and it's employees....