UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
02-07-2007 20:42Holloway Prison, Parkhurst Road, London, N7 0NU
Monday 9 July 2007, 1.00 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
Demonstration to protest against the death of a woman prisoner
Marie Cox, aged 34, died in the 'care' of the jail on 30 June 2007
Reporters/photographers are welcome to attend
02-07-2007 13:42The housing revenue account close to collapse and which finances maintenance raises the big question of who is going to finance this shortfall?
SUNDAY 8th JULY 2007
Camberwell Squatted Centre, Warham Street
A DAY TO DISCUSS AND LEARN FROM EUROPEAN STRATEGIES
AND ACTIONS TO RECLAIM CITY RIGHTS
02-07-2007 10:56A number of spontaneous demonstrations have been held in the UK, including in Luton and mainly in London. The people agitating in these demonstrations are almost all Bangladeshis [or arte people of Bangladeshi origins with needy relatives back in Bangladesh] who have just found out that a money transfer outfit they gave a total of several £Million to has stolen their cash. All kinds of short term characters are embarked on exploiting the situation for their petty and unpleasant ends.
02-07-2007 09:45report on current situation in Gaza by Yasser Nassar, who works for Oxfam on Water and Sanitation
- also included is Palestine Solidarity Campaign's recent statement on UK govt's role in crisis in West Bank, Gaza & East Jerusalem
- See also at foot of this posting the Joint Aid-Agency Press Release humanitarian
crisis facing Gaza from July 2006.
01-07-2007 19:32This is a call-out for action to stop the deportation of a woman based in Birmingham. The woman who was seeking asylum from the DR Congo was detained on friday and is due to be deported this thursday.
01-07-2007 12:01Marchers carrying banners with the word 'queer' displayed on them were forbidden from displaying them at yesterday's Gay Pride event in London
01-07-2007 11:11Yet another BNP business venture hits hard times - and far worse are coming.
01-07-2007 09:42For those not familiar with the acronym ‘KISS’, it expands to, “Keep It Simple Stupid”! The KISS (K) principle was/is the most invaluable teaching/training aid in the IT industry, especially in the early days when people actually feared the ‘complexity’ of computers. Anyone who is confronted by an overwhelming amount of ‘information’ tends to lose themselves in a sea of confusion. Fortunately, a very bright and creative mind developed the ‘K’ principle for dealing with these situations.
30-06-2007 06:23In recent months London Critical Mass sound systems have been banned from playing within the SOCPA zone but drivers are allowed to continue playing theirs.
29-06-2007 19:36In support of: The Postal Strike: the facts not media spin
29-06-2007 16:54Oaxaca activists bring community-teacher movement to London, Jaquelina López Almazán &
José Luis Díaz Franco from CODEP (Comité de Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo)
& APPO (Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca)
Friday 29 July 7-9 pm
Trinity United Reformed Church Buck Street, Camden Town London NW1
Wheelchair accessible hall, accessible toilets nearby
29-06-2007 07:51On thursday, 28th June a rally was held at the Midlands Arts Centre in Edgbaston, this rally centred around the defence of the public sector workers amid ever growing attacks on the public sector around forty people attended, with comrades from the IWW and SolFed in attendance.
Monday 2 July, 7.30pm for 8pm start, @ the Cube Cinema. £2/3 on the door.
Note: 1 July, 6.30pm, benefit cafe for MOVE at Kebele social centre, 14 Robertson Rd, Bristol BS5 6JY ( http://www.kebelecoop.org)
28-06-2007 10:00The lovely people from piratepods interviewed me for a podcast recently about our campaign against the pipeline.
They spoke about the experience of reclaiming and defending a piece of land from development. Their action has been incredibly successful, having prevented the development and protected the land from an armed police incursion.