UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
12-03-2004 05:23This proposal was originated and endorsed at the recent AGM of Colchester Peace Campaign, attended by around 40 people. Activists from local movements resisting war, racism, GM crops, the commodification of education and privatisation, plus others, wish to initiate / join / expand the social forum process amongst movements in the east Anglian / Essex region.
12-03-2004 01:34this call for a transnational hackmeeting in june this year was found on the hubproject website:
11-03-2004 14:20New Threats to Womens Rights under occupation in Iraq
Yesterday evening, the second Israel-Palestine dialogue session took place in Cambridge. These dialogue events have been jointly organised by Kolot Shalom (Voices of Peace) and the Cambridge University Palestine Society and represent an innovative and worthwhile attempt to address one of the major conflicts in the world today.
11-03-2004 09:33I've just formed a group called NGOs for Palestine,
which seeks to promote the human rights of all
10-03-2004 21:28Hackney Council's New Contracts With Housing Associations (Squatters To Be Evicted From Hackney's Properties In Due Course.
to oppose the closure of local post offices. David Lammy, the local MP,
was there too and gave a short speech, and said he would stand up for
10-03-2004 15:55Local food web provides a search engine service for buying and selling locally produced food products by area, throughout the untire UK. you simply log on and search for your location and it gives you a list of local producers and suppliers.
10-03-2004 14:12A deep-frozen London Rising Tide were on hand to meet and greet those NGOs and 'socially responsible' imvestors attending a meeting organised by BP and the 'Tangguh Independent Advisory Panel' (TIAP). TIAP is made up of Senator George Mitchell, (Chairman of TIAP and now also of Disney!), Lord David Hannay, Reverend Herman Saud and Ambassador Sabam Siagian, all of whom are on the BP payroll.
10-03-2004 13:18Rising Tide and Corporate Watch have organised a benefit gig on Tuesday 16th March at Northgate Hall, St Michaels Street, Oxford. There will be poets, singers, music and theatre. Doors open at 7:30 for an 8pm start, cost £5 waged, £3 unwaged.
911 and the BC Compassion Club Society present:
DRUG WAR FILM FESTIVAL
Friday, March 12 8pm
$6 / $4 (911 members)
09-03-2004 19:08Bigotry shouldn't be paraded
09-03-2004 17:14Be a part of the second superpower. Stand up against future illegal, preemptive wars and protest the continuing suppression of human rights and free speech which have characterised this one. Help us get the word out that we're making a second showing on Saturday, March 20th.
09-03-2004 16:51A new organisation to help asylum seekers detained at the Oakington reception centre has been launched this week. The Cambridge Bail Circle is made up of local volunteers who object to the Government’s policy of locking up asylum seekers who have committed no crime while their applications for asylum are being considered.
09-03-2004 16:06SIX TIESHU TEXTILE WORKERS FORMALLY ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN 8 FEBRUARY MASS WORKER PROTEST IN SUIZHOU, HUBEI – THREE OTHERS SENTENCED TO "RE-EDUCATION THROUGH LABOUR"
09-03-2004 15:50"Our research is not yet complete but my bet is that Kerry has more royal connections and that he is more noble than President Bush," said Harold Brooks-Baker, publishing director of Burke's Peerage, a guide to the British aristocracy.
"But both candidates have a remarkable number of royal connections and both are related to Queen Elizabeth."
09-03-2004 12:31Public meeting on the topic of Marxism and Religion