Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

Full article | 1 comment

Sokari Douglas Camp exhibition "Strength of Feeling". Art Exchange, Hyson Green

26-11-2008 14:34

Quote: "“I accuse the oil companies of practising genocide against the Ogoni" Ken Saro-Wiwa.

Currently, at the New Art Exchange in Hyson Green, Nottingham, there is an exhibition of the acclaimed Nigerian-born artist Sokari Douglas Camp.

Full article

Chase Centre Latest - - Please Help

26-11-2008 13:04

The Chase Centre in St Anns, Nottingham, is open and run by volunteers.

Full article

United and Strong Anti-fascist benefit Sat 29 Nov

26-11-2008 10:08

United and Strong - Anti-fascist benefit
A late night of loud music and cool politics

Full article

Yves Yitgna Njitchoua / Urgent Action needed right now

26-11-2008 07:34

Yves Yitgna Njitchoua
Yves Yitgna Njitchoua a national of Cameroonian and resident of Manchester, currently in Campsfield IRC. Is due to be forcibly removed from UK today Wednesday 26 November 2008 @ 19:00hrs on Kenya Airways Flight KQ101 from London Heathrow terminal 4 to Nairobi, and flight KQ518 to Douala Cameroon.

Full article | 2 comments

Anti-ID card demo in Cardiff

25-11-2008 22:20

Big Brother is Coming
Over 60 people gathered in Cardiff outside the UK Border Agency, 31-33 Newport Road at noon today to oppose the introduction of ID cards.

Full article

Thousands to March Against MassEviction for a Themepark in South Afgrica

25-11-2008 20:34

Ten thousand Zulu families, perhaps 50 thousand people or more, face eviction for a Dubai funded Zulu Themepark.....

Full article | 2 comments

As seen on BBC1 ITN Channel 4 Gordon Brown on Camden Death Lab

25-11-2008 15:10

The consortium behind the so called "28 Days Later Lab" in Camden have claimed that Gordon Brown "backs the project" even though the plans go against Camden Counci's planning brief which asks for affordable housing. We wrote to Gordon Brown and these are the replies we received. For those of you who don't know, there are plans to build a high level virus containment facility and animal testing lab on a Camden council house estate next to St Pancras Eurostar.

Full article | 1 addition | 4 comments

Anti I.D Card Banner Drop In Newcastle

25-11-2008 13:33

Two banners dropped over busy inner city motorway

Full article

Britain's Youngest Prisoners: 5 Children, 'Done no Crime but doing Time'

25-11-2008 07:40

Tell my teacher Mrs. Khalk and my friends Marshall, Damian, Asaid and Adam at Peel Park Primary School that I am in prison with my family.' Ziyad Zighem aged 6 years 3 months,

Full article | 1 comment

Solidarity with Greek Hunger strike – No Prison No State

25-11-2008 01:08

Since the 11th of November more than 5,500 prisoners all over the country of Greece have been on hunger-strike, in protest against the intolerable conditions they have to exist under.

Full article | 4 comments

ID cards will lead to us all being fingerprinted

24-11-2008 23:13

Press release from NO2ID on the introduction of “ID cards for foreigners”

Full article | 2 comments


24-11-2008 22:55

A new social centre is developing near Birmingham City Centre. Please come and get involved.

Full article

Meanwhile in Iceland...

24-11-2008 21:17

The crowds are restless.

Full article | 1 comment

Arts Collective against the proposed Camden animal testing / virus lab

24-11-2008 18:53

There is an attempt to build a high level virus containment facility and animal testing lab in Camden. This has been dubbed by the press as the "28 Days Later Lab" and MI5 have leaked warnings to newspapers about security fears. The lab if built will be on a council estate. Planning permission will soon be applied for. London Against Camden Danger Lab Arts Collective are looking for artists....

Full article

Rushmoor heaps praise on Pavilion

24-11-2008 17:17

According to the local comic, the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor has heaped praise on Pavilion Housing Association.

Full article

St Modwen claim Farnborough redevelopment complete by Christmas

24-11-2008 17:02

Rok Construction pile driving
If the local comic is to be believed, the demolition site that is all that is left of what was once Farnborough town centre will be open for Christmas shopping by 2009.

Full article | 2 comments

Reenactment of the Murder of Jean Charles de Menezes

24-11-2008 15:11

In an extraordinary art event artist Mark McGowan is to reenact the murder of John Charles de Menezes on Saturday 29th November 2008, the event is to start at 2pm outside Stoctwell tube station and finish downstairs on the underground platform.

Full article

Council puts CCTV in couple's bedroom

24-11-2008 14:43

A couple with learning disabilities, living in a 'residential family centre', have had to invoke the Human Rights Act to have CCTV switched off in their bedroom at night.

Full article | 2 comments

UK Coal Industry Braced for 48hrs of Protests

24-11-2008 13:07

Today the ‘E.on Face Off’ direct action campaign was officially announced to the press (see press release below). The direct action campaign will start with the 48 hours of action against E.on and New Coal (Friday 28th / Saturday 29th Nov).
Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.