UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
14-09-2008 16:58Radio TOTOPO denounce continued state aggression and call for international solidarity to protect the right to free expression.
Call to mass action Saturday 11th October against the surveillance state in solidarity with activists around the world http://www.vorratsdatenspeicherung.de/content/view/242/144/
14-09-2008 14:54Annociate Nimpagaritse was arrested on Friday and removed to Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire. Her friends fear that she will soon be deported to Burundi for a second time, where her life will be in great danger. She had just been given permission by the Home Office to marry her fiancee, who is also from Burundi but is working in Coventry and has permission to stay here.
which speak for themselves? The Belgian democracy had to cope with
dozens of uprisings and escapes in its prison and camps. In this way,
prisoners broke the silence and the isolation they're assigned to.
The 'Cuban Five' are five Cuban nationals, imprisoned in 2001 on much-disputed allegations of spying against the USA. Many Cubans and their supporters believe they were actually gathering intelligence about possible terrorist acts against Cuba.
13-09-2008 22:17Selling labour movement, anarchist, autonomist, Marxist books and associated magazines/postcards
13-09-2008 09:11Bolivian political clashes spark both a diplomatic crisis with the US and a wider regional crisis with the US. (Includes a background to the politics of land and ethnic divide within Bolivia)
Sure enough as the crisis escalates in Latin America, the USA are stepping up their attack on the main thron in their side in the region - Chavez - with the hugely suscipious allegations of Chavez's financial link to drug traffickers.
just sent out on tlio's LegacyofColonialism email list
13-09-2008 03:10Tsvangirai is out to subvert the government by installing men he can use against Mugabe.
On Saturday 13th September, the Black Country Museum will host the annual Women Chainmaker's Festival. Anthony Wedgewood Benn, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate (Tony Benn to you and me), is a regular fixture at the event, although this time Baroness Margaret Prosser is coming to speak. Below is the text of a leaflet that will be circulated by the West Midlands Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World questioning the role of bosses in our union movement and celebrating the actions of our fellow workers nearly a century ago.
The Baroness and the Chainmakers
The Women Chainmaker's Festival is a celebration of the inspirational struggle of the Cradley Heath Women Chainmakers who nearly a century ago agitated and went on strike to gain better pay and working conditions.
The keynote speaker for this year’s festival is Baroness Margaret Prosser, the former deputy general secretary of the T&G Union, Labour Party treasurer, and low pay commissioner.
1000+ PARTRIDGES LIBERATED FROM GAME BREEDER (UK)
CAGES CUT OPEN AT LAB ANIMAL SUPPLIER (USA)
VIDEO RELEASED FROM RABBIT RAID (Italy)
DAIRY, EGG DISTRIBUTORS PAINTED (Mexico)
LITERS OF OIL DUMPED AT PET STORE (Italy)
"FREE DAN AMOS" (UK)
12-09-2008 16:09Defend the Bolivian and Venezuelan revolutions! No to coup plotting, no to US interference!
12-09-2008 14:41Espacio Bristol-Colombia is organising its second two-day introductory training weekend for people interested in travelling to Colombia as a volunteer to help with its solidarity and 'accompaniment' work there.
12-09-2008 14:28From the 19th to the 21st of September, racists and neofascists from all over europe are planning to hold a so called „Anti-Islamization-Congress“. Invited by the self constituted citizens' initiative „pro Köln“ up to 1000 right-wing extremists of different shade (from the classic Neonazi to rightist-conservatives) want to spread their propagandha against people with other origin ore religion under the smokescreen of a pretended critique on Islam.
ID Cards? Data Losses? NHS Records? E-Passports? Congestion Cameras?
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