Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

Full article | 1 comment

News from the rampART

08-03-2007 23:01

Been a while since there has been an update on the situation at the rampART social centre posted on the newswire. Below is the latest newsletter - regisiter as a member yourself via and get the latest news each week.

Full article | 1 addition

Friday eve: SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO Demo outside US Embassy, 6pm

08-03-2007 21:10

Hearings begin tomorrow for 14 men who were in secret CIA prisons to determine whether they are 'enemy combatants.
Demonstration tomorrow outside the US Embassy at 6-7pm - SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO. Please come and join us - the weather forecast is good!

Full article

'Screw the future: drive this car!' subvert

08-03-2007 20:35

...spotted in London, 7.3.07. I shook the sprayer's hand, and he told me anyone could do the same...

Full article | 2 comments

Kirklees Unity has a new website

08-03-2007 12:18

Anti Fascist organisation Kirklees Unity have a new website.

Full article

Help us to rebuild Sheffield Girls College Bagh,KASHMIR

08-03-2007 11:19

Our appeal is to raise 300k to rebuild a sheffield girls college in the Bagh area.
Bagh was one the most hit area that took the lives of 300 young children and 60% of the area is still under rubble.

Full article

Australian government declares it owes no legal duty to Guantánamo detainee Davi

07-03-2007 22:44

Howard Gov't accomplice in war crimes
Whatever the outcome of the Federal Court application, the Howard government stands indicted as an accomplice in war crimes, committed in pursuit of oil and gas resources, and US global hegemony.

Full article

Student Venezuela Meeting at SOAS

07-03-2007 22:13

Student HOV will hold its next event this
Thursday, March 8th, at SOAS from 6pm, details bellow! It will feature
members of the HOV delegation who visited Caracas for the elections at the
end of last year, and should prove a very interesting and enjoyable even

Full article | 1 addition

About 100 people demonstrated outside the Immigration Tribunal in Eagle Building

07-03-2007 19:44

Various meetings are being arranged for next week to discuss new legal developments for asylum seekers from the Congo. Plus the Scottish African and Carribean Network have organised meetings of some women activists from Zimbabwe in Glasgow on Tuesday and in Edinburgh on Wednesday. More details to follow.

Don't forget the 'No Borders Network' Gathering in Glasgow this weekend - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March at the Kinning Park complex - more details from

Full article | 1 comment

Raoul Vaneigem: major work now in English translation

07-03-2007 18:38

Now on-line for free, the first English translation of a major work by the ex-Situationist, Raoul Vaneigem, called THE RESISTANCE TO CHRISTIANITY. Required reading for all atheists!

Full article | 2 comments

Dump the Democrats and unite!

07-03-2007 18:32

U.S. foreign policy has not and will not change direction as long as the Democratic Party continues to be dominated by corporate interests and tacit compliance with the neoconservative agenda. The antiwar movement needs to understand this reality or it is doomed to collapse like it did under the pressure of the 2004 elections.

Full article | 3 comments

Global Marijuana March. World Cannabis Day

07-03-2007 18:32

May 5th 2007
in 180 cities, 38 countries

Full article

Email list for Building Resistance to the G8 summit

07-03-2007 15:15

An email list was created at Riseup for use as a networking tool to build resistance to the G8 summit held in the UK in 2005, based on the hallmarks of the People's Global Action (PGA) network. It has subsequently been used to network info for other past and future G8 summit mobilisations.

Full article | 1 comment

France: Victory for KFC workers

07-03-2007 12:48

After a three-day strike non-unionised workers at the Saint-Denis Basilique branch of KFC won a series of concessions from management.

Full article

India: Strike of 10,000 tailors enters seventh day

07-03-2007 12:45

March 5th, 2007 by John.
The indefinite strike of thousands of garment workers in Tirupur for a wage increase continues this week.

Full article

France: Police end occupation at Rennes University

07-03-2007 12:43

March 5th, 2007 by jef costello

Some 50 students occupying the presidential administration offices at Rennes II University were evicted by CRS riot police. There do not appear to have been any arrests.

Full article

IWD celebrations relocated from now evicted Vortex Social Centre

07-03-2007 12:26

International Womens Day events that were planned at the Vortex have a new home after the Vortex was evicted yesterday.

Full article

RELOCATION TO NEW VENUE for Vortex International Womens Day 8th March

07-03-2007 12:09

As the Vortex was evicted yesterday (tuesday) we are relocating our events programme for International Womens Day on thursday 8th March to a local community centre.

Full article | 1 comment

Urgent Call-in to defend Africanist Movement leaders!

07-03-2007 09:00

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Director of the Africanist Movement
On March 6th, Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Director of the Africanist Movement, a regional African Internationalist organization based in Sierra Leone and several neighboring "countries" was stopped while driving in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone. People are urged to call and email the Sierra Leone ambassador in Washington D.C. and/or your nearest Sierra Leone ambassador.

Full article | 4 comments

Save ESOL! March and Rally 3rd March 2007

07-03-2007 02:38

On Saturday 3rd March 2007 Tyneside Community Action for Refugees (TCAR) joined with Newcastle College Student Union and ESOL staff and students to organise a march and rally against the Labour government's proposed cuts to funding for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). Under the proposed changes, from September 2007 asylum seekers will be totally excluded from English classes, and other will be expected to pay, effectively excluding many low paid migrant workers.

Full article | 9 comments

Ungdomshuset support demo?

06-03-2007 22:09

As I'm sure you are all aware, the Ungdomshuset social centre in Copenhagen has now been evicted and demonstrations are going on all over Denmark and across Europe. Is anyone interesting in a London demo?
Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.