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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
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The 'water' in those cannons might have chemicals in it.
It looks like you could breath it in:
The king of arrogance and the missionary of ignorance are part of a frozen elite consciusness of fear and indifferent reason where there are no alternatives and bankruptcies are just normal business practice. Another world is possible of open arms, not clenched fists, a world where everyone has a place and where many worlds fit!
The Demirci family was detained on Monday 4th June, when they went in to sign at the Home Office. Halil and his wife, Songul, and their two children, Sezer and Donduzilan have been given a removal date for this Friday morning at 7:00am. Sezer, who is 12 years old, was attending Alexander Parade Primary School. He speaks English with a Scottish accent. Donduzilan, who is 5 years old, was born in Scotland. The family as we write are on their way to Tinsley House IRC.
Joseph is a Ugandan who fled to the UK 14 years ago. Since his first application for asylum in April 1993 he has been through a series of hearings, reviews, and appeals - each one preceded by months of anxious preparation and followed by weeks of waiting and hoping and worry.
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Demonstration to protest against the death of another woman prisoner
Helen Mary Cole, aged 48, died on 3 June 2007
while in the care of Styal Prison, Cheshire
Demonstration will take place on Wednesday 13 June 2007 starting at 1.00 pm
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend
Successfull blockade of the south east entrance.
Scottish protestors are part of the mobilisation currently ongoing in Northern Germany against the G8 summit.
Pipeline and G8 solidarity protest outside court in Cardiff tomorrow as authorities attempt to evict Brecon anti-pipe tree camp.
Medecins Sans Frontieres provided a visual spectacle to highlight the scandal of people dying in poor countries due to the price of life saving drugs. Credit to MSF's volunteers the water was filthy not to mention freezing.
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Thousands of people left Reddelich camp early this morning to take part in the first day of blockades against the G8 summit. The main group which consisted of well over 5000 people moved towards the fence through fields and country roads. Other smaller affinity groups also left towards the fence 'protecting' Heiligendamm. Here there are a few photos of the main blockade which managed to break well inside the designated 'no-protest' zone, and successfully occupied the main road leading to Heiligendamm from the town of Bad Doberan, and just a few hundred meters away from the fence that protects the so-called 'red zone'.
At the time of publishing this report the blockade is still on, and growing in numbers as protesters from an earlier blockade of a military airport nearby are joining in. Police are bringing in water cannons and small tanks, but the protestors are staying put and resisting the blockade, some of which planning to stay overnight.
Here there are a few pics of the blockade so far ....
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Arriving at the rally point the Police presence is unreal. Literally thousands of the fuckers. A group of communists are being kettled outside the entrance and the atmosphere is tense to say the least. The speeches are delayed because many of the speakers are held up outside while people are being searched. Then when the demo forms up hundreds of cops surround the start and block its passage. Behind them are water cannons. The crowd refused to provoked. Its the same deal as before. There are refugees present and noone is going to allow the Police to add deportations to their arrest quota.
After hours of negotiation the demo finally leaves with over 10,000 people on it. Outside the town centre it is stopped again because the streets are too narrow or something. Despite these pathetic excuses the crowd still refuse to react in a violent or confrontational manner.
10,000 is over ten times bigger than anything that Germany's Nazis have ever manged. They think that borders are a good idea...whose winning?
This is shortly what happens on judicial sailoring of two Transgender at their case of marriage in Lahore court district.....
A few snaps from Rostock on Sunday afternoon.
London Hands Off Venezuela presents a discussion on
Green Venezuela: Environmentalism and the Bolivarian Revolution
With Derek Wall – Principal Male Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales
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Asda in Hyson Green have put in a planning application to expand the shop building into their car park off Noel St. We think this greedy company has done enough harm to the area as it is.
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A peaceful mass demonstration of an estimated 80,000 participants turned into a grim battle between thousands of heavily armed police and demonstrators—including provocative members of the “black bloc” of anarchists—on late Saturday afternoon in the northern German port city of Rostock.
CRITICAL MASS, Friday 8th June
8am in the MORNING!
Assemble on St. Augustines Parade at 8am sharp to move off when critical mass forms.