UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-04-2008 14:30Rose Abukha has been told she will be deported to Uganda tonight at 10pm on British Airways flight BA0063. However, as far we know she has still not been given official removal papers, which may mean the deportation is illegal.
10-04-2008 13:39Part of a one-off series of events in London autonomous spaces to coincide with the days of action in defence of squats and for an anti-capitalist popular culture. Things kick off on the evening of Friday 11th with a social meet up and info night at the rampART social centre on Friday evening - a chance to chat about events and actions over the weekend and tell people about the autonomous spaces you are involved in.
From 7pm at 15 rampart street, London E1 2LA
MEET 6pm at City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Tower Bridge, London. Bring noise and anger.
10-04-2008 11:43A one day school on abortion rights and broader reproductive freedoms, aimed at feminist activists, trade unionists, students, school students and all those who want to fight for a woman's right to choose.
10-04-2008 01:04Two of the three sacked airport workers on hunger-strike outside their union offices in Belfast are now in hospital. Earlier today Gordon McNeill was rushed to hospital only to be released, Gordon and 72 year old diabetic Madan Gupta are now both in hospital.
09-04-2008 22:32Approximate timetable of workshops and events at the temporary squatted social space which is happening this weekend (see http://april2008.squat.net and http://indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/birmingham/2008/04/395249.html ). The venue will be within a short walk of the Custard Factory and of Moor Street Station - email email@example.com or phone 07527580190 for exact location details.
For ongoing text-based coverage, please follow the SFTorch twitter account.
and of course here:
LIVE VIDEO (if it works ;)
from Students for a Free Tibet: http://blog.studentsforafreetibet.org/livesf/
from Direct Action to Stop the War: http://www.justin.tv/dasw
from OlympicTorchSF.com: http://www.olympictorchsf.com/
from Dimension7: http://www.justin.tv/dimension7
from Students for a Free Tibet: http://textmarks.com/sftorch
from Team Tibet: http://twitter.com/teamtibet
from OlympicTorchFS.com: http://twitter.com/sftorch
09-04-2008 16:32New Berlin Mayday Radio Jingle! For German speakers only, unfortunately!
09-04-2008 14:43Two announcers of the radio station ´´La Voz que Rompe el Silencio`` (the Voice that Breaks the Silence) were assasinated on April 7th whilst travelling by car to the west of the city of Oaxaca according to the civil society organisation Centro de Apoyo Comunitario Trabajando Unidos (CACTUS - Centre for Community Support Working in Unity).
09-04-2008 12:59HealthQuest is the N.S.W. Government Medical Office which has been for years accused of serious human rights violations. Activists believe doctors at HealthQuest have 'certified insane' many public service whistleblowers in order to sack them for allegedly being unable to carry out their duties. The most notorious of the HealthQuest doctors was an English G.P., Dr Helia Gapper, who was forced to resign in the late 1990s after negative publicity. It is not known whether she has returned to England and is practising under another name.
09-04-2008 02:07Public sector union UNISON looks set to rubber stamp a three-year package of pay cuts for workers in the NHS.