UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
30-09-2008 14:23Elsa and Bethlehem on their way back to Leeds where they belong
30-09-2008 12:14According to that venerable Brighton institution- The Argus, Sussex Police used a taser on a street drinker who turned aggressive/violent after they attempted to confiscate his booze.
30-09-2008 11:38DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education and Youth) is a group formed in response from a growing need in the Northwest of England for a Group to encourage and promote young people's involvement with the free software community by creating a social space to make it more comfortable for young people to get involved with GLUGs and FSUGs.
30-09-2008 08:49Benefit night for Zapatista communities, Hallowe'en, Hulme
30-09-2008 05:38"Criminalization is a disproportionate measure which exceeds a state’s legitimate interest in controlling its borders.
Such a method of controlling international movement corrodes established international law principles. It also causes many human tragedies without achieving its purpose of genuine control"
29-09-2008 15:49Hackney isn’t Crap Gentrification Tour on Sunday the 28th of September walked from Dalston lane to Broadway market visiting new developments like Dalston Square and listening to shopkeepers and local residents at the sharp end of the regeneration of Hackney.
29-09-2008 15:01*DEMO FOR THE HOMESLESS*
Campaign group JUSTICE NOT CRISIS are organising a demonstration to
highlight the issues of homelessness and other housing issues in Birmingham.
29-09-2008 13:13Shell to Sea Kayakers visit the Solitaire in Scotland
29-09-2008 08:15"I know our contract staff in removal centres provide care with the utmost sensitivity and compassion in really difficult circumstances, because I have studied the situation at first hand.
It's why medical care at a removal centre is as good as it is on the NHS. At Yarl's Wood - - there is 24-hour nursing care with 14 nurses, two doctors on call day and night, as well as social workers and dentists." Liam Byrne, Minister for Immigration, New Statesman, 11th September 2008
BULLFIGHTING MONUMENT DEFACED (Venezuela)
CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR 51 TURKEYS (UK)
THOUSANDS OF MINK RUN FREE, FARMERS WORRY ABOUT THEIR FUTURE (Italy)
ALF ATTACK VIVISECTION BREEDER (UK)
FLY FISHERY TARGETED (UK)
MESSAGE LEFT FOR BULLFIGHTER (Spain)
3 BARCLAYS CASHPOINTS GLUED (UK)
OLD TRICKS FOR A NEW DOG (UK)
MCDONALD'S BILLBOARD PAINTBOMBED (USA)
STICKY SITUATION CONTINUES FOR BARCLAYS (UK)
HOME VISIT FOR NOVARTIS VIVISECTOR (UK)
BARCLAYS BANK PAINTED AND GLUED (UK)
DOWN ON THE FARM WITH THE ALF (UK)
ANIMAL TRANSPORTER & FARM VEHICLES WRECKED (UK)
TWO SOUTHERN BARCLAYS VISITED (UK)
We've been waiting for answers and seeking an investigation from Council Leaders since November 2007 without any success!
Please share this story widely. Thanks for your support.
Andy Baldwin, Spokeperson and co-author of successful legal cases
We've been waiting for answers and seeking an investigation from Council Leaders since November 2007 without any success! Please share this story widely. Thanks.
26-09-2008 11:45Annociate Back in Sheffield Where She Belongs
"Annociate is back home in Sheffield! She was released from Colnbrook IRC yesterday. Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the people that have made this campaign a success. The immediate threat of deportation is now over - however, there are more battles to fight, as now we need to ensure that Annociate gets her id card so she can get married and she gets Leave to Remain." Yours Jubilantly! Graham Wroe http://www.ncadc.org.uk/Newszin98/Annociate.html
25-09-2008 23:53From the 'Love and Treason' web page, at www.infoshop.org
25-09-2008 21:08A critical analysis of a not-terribly-accurate version of what took place in the failed transit system fare strike in San Francisco, California three years ago.