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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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Protest Against The Military Dictatorship In Pakistan

06-11-2007 11:04

THURSDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2007, 12.30 – 1.30 pm
Pakistani Consulate
2/26 Constitution Hill, Birmingham B19 3LH

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Falode Family Belong to Belfast

06-11-2007 06:22

Aderonke Adenike Falode
Aderonke Adenike Falode from Nigeria is a widow with three children, Dappo, 14, Deery, 12 and Boyeh 8. They lived happily as a family until, her husband died from a heart attack in 2003. After his death, her in-laws said that she must marry her husband's brother and that he would take control of her husband's property. Ronke refused (the brother-in-law is married) and at some stage violence was threatened against her property and those living in it.

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25,000 blockade worlds longest dam in India

06-11-2007 04:29

Sorry but Its late and im too tired to write this up fresh for indymedia, this is still a corporate media press release. I'll post updates from this blockade later on today.

Solidarity would be hugely appreciated as India's Supreme Court looks like it is going to rule in favour of mining corporation Vedanta to be able to mine the Niyamigiri Hills in Orissa, which will mean the death of thousands of people and will set a precedent for the mining of all of India's forests.

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In January 2008, Global Day of Mobilization and Action

05-11-2007 21:31

Unilateral Day of Action planned, to make the statement that 'It Does'nt Have To Be This Way Anymore", global actions planned by the largest and most cohesive aspect of the Anti-globalisation movement.

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Class War: Bash The Rich Video Rush

05-11-2007 19:33

Rapid cut of footage from Saturday 3 November 2007.

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Mapuche child from the Temucuicui community gunned down by Chilean police

05-11-2007 18:54

Prior to the violent raid that was carried, Tuesday 30th October, in the Mapuche community of Temucuicui, by the institution of Armed Police of Chile, where the minor of 10 years old, Patricio Queipul Millanao, was arterially wounded by the bullets that they cowardly and indiscriminately fired straight at the boy's body.

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Stand up for Journalism : Market Sq, Nottingham Event

05-11-2007 17:10

Monday November 5 is Stand Up for Journalism day, the NUJ day of action across the UK and Ireland.

Further, Journalists across Europe are expected to take part.

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Class War - Bash The Rich - FIT Watch

05-11-2007 15:18

03/11/07: Video of FIT Watch at work on the Class War Protest in Notting Hill, London.

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Class War Video

05-11-2007 12:30

Here's a short video of the CLASSWAR demo, where approx fifty protesters were pushed around by 500 police, in a protest to highlight the ever increasing gap between the rich and the poor and the outrage at gentrification pushing us out of our working class areas to make way for new crappy yuppie luxury flats.

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Please help Zola - Threatened with deportation after 16 years in the UK

05-11-2007 06:50

Nokuzola Zola Gidi,
Nokuzola Zola Gidi, 53, has been resident in Swansea for 16 years. She left South Africa with her (now ex) husband who was an African National Congress (ANC) activist. Throughout virtually all her time here, Zola has supported herself by working a variety of cleaning jobs, often three at a time, and on minimum wage, despite severe and chronic back problems.

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Keep Constance and Andreas in Cardiff

05-11-2007 06:34

Constance and Andreas
Constance Nzeneu is an asset to the Cardiff community where she has lived for 2 years and three months. Her son Andreas was born here. Andreas's father is German. He works in between Germany and the UK, and they have an ongoing relationship.

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Christian Rodrigue Mbianga / Needs Your Urgent Help

05-11-2007 06:30

Christian Rodrigue Mbianga
Christian Rodrigue Mbianga from Cameroon, was arrested and detained by Glasgow Immigration on Wednesday 31 October 2007 when he attended for reporting. He is currently in detention facing forced removal on Kenya Airways Flight KQ101 to Cameroon on Monday 5 November 2007 at 19:00hrs.

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Bath Bomb Issue 4 out now!

04-11-2007 22:04

Bath Bomb page 1.......
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Show Master Democracy or Social forum in exSU

04-11-2007 09:14

What happened on 3rd of December to the vital Russian-Ukrainean Social movements in Moscow is hopefully just a warning case. If not, the show-down of the Moscow meeting at the posh club “Bi-Lingua” yesterday proves that the Forum process in the former Soviet Union is about to be high-jacked by a professorial self-made man. => How can we restitute the power of direct democracy and participatory conversion in our movement?

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Save Carrington Post Office Demo Pictures 2

03-11-2007 23:17

Save Carrington Post Office. The first demonstration was on Tuesday 30th October from 8am until 6pm and we did it again on Saturday the 3rd November 9 until 12.30. Both outside the post office on Mansfield Road. The post office is proposing to close Carrington Post Office and they have until 12th November to fight to keep it open.

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Right to Housing - France and Europe

03-11-2007 20:09

At the end of the solidarity gathering on Saturday, 26 October, around
400 people came together to the protests at 50-52 Rue Laffite, (Paris,
9th district), before a large building which had been vacant for 4
years, belonging to the AGF (a French insurance corporation). Demands
had been made to the government to requisition the building for social
ousing. After an aggressive attack by the reserve army to block the
entrance doors, and a sit-in of an hour, people returned to Rue de la
Banque. The Ministry of the Housing Crisis was present in full:
Committee for Action on Homelessness (CAL), Committee of the Homeless
(CDSL), Right to Housing (DAL), and Movement for Art and Culture in
the Neighbourhood (MACAQ).

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Statement againt the state of emergency in Pakistan

03-11-2007 19:17

Musharraf has declared a state of emergency, in effect a declaration of martial law. The Revolutionary Socialist Movement, sympathising section of the League for the Fifth International has adopted this resolution on the situation and will be organising resistance to the military take over

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New repression in Oaxaca

03-11-2007 18:36

One year on from the PFP'd defeat, the repression is back.

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9/11 Asking Questions

03-11-2007 18:29

Here’s 22 questions mostly based on false LIHOP lightweight planehugger premises .The answers however in this case are the total categorical un-equivocal truth.

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The Fascist Mask and the continuity of the State of Exception: Naomi (sheep in)

03-11-2007 12:51

There is something happening, it seems, in the U.S. People are slowly becoming aware of the severe erosion that their “great democratic country” is suffering under.
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