UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-03-2007 21:17How someone being killed in Zimbabwe by Mugabe's riot police means little to us, as long as our nearest and dearest are enjoying seven years of surplus
16-03-2007 19:54Tomorrow there is a march in London (and also in Glasgow) starting at 11am from the Royal College of Physicians. This is to protest against the farce that has been unfolding the past few months related to junior doctors' training which is likely to see between 8-15 thousand doctors unemployed come the beginning of August.
16-03-2007 19:52The practice of handing over prisoners is ``directed by the operational chair of command and is required to be followed by all (Canadian Forces) members involved in the handling of detainees, not just the military police."
16-03-2007 16:43Sheffiled Popular Arts, a community based arts organisation presents:
'Making Mayhem: Sheffield Suffragettes.'
The story of Sheffield suffragettes' struggle for the vote told in drama and song
16-03-2007 13:32Only four months to go till the 2007 Camp for Climate Action - are you getting involved?
Get inspired, watch the Reclaim Power movie about last years camp at the rampART social centre tonight from 8pm. (see https://publish.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/03/364997.html). Copies are now available on DVD in this country from Rising Tide and local groups working towards this years climate camp.
16-03-2007 01:39Is international policing against the animal, earth and human rights movements working, or are NETCU just wasting their time?
15-03-2007 23:03It appears Peter Horsfield,last years BNP candidate for the Liversedge and Gomersal ward has been deselected.
15-03-2007 22:35An important element in the struggle in Oaxaca is the defence and protection of the precious and unfortunately seriously threatened spiritual,environmental and agricultural natural resources of their state.
Oaxaca is the birthplace of corn in the world, and the US is now aggressively and deviously manipulating Mexican economic structures to force the importation of vast quantities of US GM maize.
This is an issue of URGENT importance, both for Oaxaca, Mexico and the world.
15-03-2007 13:31The former Dalston Theatre is inviting you for a weekend of Action -
Talk and Reflections...
GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD!
15-03-2007 11:02This Thursday March 8 in Athens and Thessalonica, two great demonstrations took place at the time when the Parliament voted the new law -cadre. In Athens, 40.000 demonstrators were in the streets, 5000 in Thessalonica. The demonstration of Athens was regarded as the main event and gathered demonstrators from all of Greece. That of Thessalonica was more local and gathered students from the city itself and north of Greece.
15-03-2007 09:50BLACKOUT BRITAIN with us to mark the book launch of "Six Degrees" by
Mark Lynas :-
15-03-2007 08:51The following is a call by trade unionists in Germany and internationally against the 2007 G8 Summit in Heiligendamm. Groups and individuals can sign up here: http://www.g8-gewerkschafteraufruf.de/index.php?lang=en
15-03-2007 00:29As MPs debated today over the UKs strategic nuclear deterrence programme in the hours before a final decision was made 3 people were arrested in the House of Commons. They were just a few of the many across Britain who placed themselves in the hands of police officers to make their message, and that of the nations heard. Risking their careers and their freedom for their principles. Read more . . . .
14-03-2007 22:19This week 2 TCAR families who have both been living in Newcastle for over 5 years were facing deportation. Joy and her daughter had received notification that they would be deported to Jamaica on Wednesday 14th March, despite a pending citizenship claim by her daughter, and Nurhayet and her family, held in Yarls Wood detention centre, had received fresh removal directions for Thursday 15th March, despite their fresh claim. After a massive campaign to the press, local MPs and the Home Office, and the second emergency demonstration outside Government Offices North East in a week, both families are for the time being out of danger.