UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
20-10-2007 15:52Workers at the Rolls Royce plant in Netherton today claimed the company had given them notice to close the factory with the loss of 220 jobs.
20-10-2007 14:39Just published by the Kate Sharpley Library, a collection of articles devoted to Emilio Canzi, Italian anarchist, who was a key figure in the partisan struggle against fascism in the Piacenza region.
20-10-2007 10:36In his lectures, Elias will outline the moral and legal foundations for the right to the truth, the obligations of states to thoroughly investigate mass murder, and will illustrate the extent to which US authorities have violated their international obligations to establish the truth about what happened on 11 September 2001.
Elias’ empirical approach, devoid of speculation, provides powerful conceptual tools to those who are committed to defend democracy and the rule of civilised law at both the domestic and international level.
20-10-2007 09:27A parliamentary committee is to investigate claims that the British colony - shamefully cleared of its native population to make way for a US base - has been used to hold "ghost prisoners" in the "War on Terror."
20-10-2007 08:13Following the forcible eviction of tents from the grass of the Square by Greater London Authority security guards on 17th October, protesters sought an alternative site, where they could not be accused of causing an obstruction. Video:
19-10-2007 22:32Activists on tripod arrested protecting ring fort
19-10-2007 18:19German solidarity demo was held outside NZ embassy, in commercial district of Berlin in support of NZ arrestees.
Some of those held were initially taken to Dover though their lawyers now been told that they are elsewhere in the immigration system. The lack of information is causing serious anger. It is thought that several individuals have been deported already.
19-10-2007 08:26The BBC has reported Peter Hain as saying on the BBC1 Question Time programme, "I think the people that paid their money in on the basis of what they believed was the case and found their money was being smuggled away and robbed from them - that's very serious indeed."
18-10-2007 17:34No Borders Nottingham presents an evening to discuss
the idea of a world without borders and how we might
get there. We hope to make you angry & inspired!
See the pdf here: https://lists.riseup.net/www/d_read/gagged/gagged20.pdf
18-10-2007 15:43Sell out deal is a stab in the back for striking postal workers and threatens to derail the strike - for a rank and file conference of postal workers to campaign for a no vote and fight to restart the strikes!