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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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Greek Solidarity Demo in Leeds

13-12-2008 11:30

Saturday 13th Dec 2008 11.30AM
Millenium Square, Leeds

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who is using cctv access via councils in London and for what?

13-12-2008 07:08

What London councils are running cctv to operate No Go areas?

And how many actual offences being committed against ordinary people. And perhaps against activists in campaigns across London?

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3 Bank of Americas Attacked in Santa Cruz, USA

13-12-2008 01:31

Last night rocks were thrown through the windows of 2 Bank of Americas and another ATM location.

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new-updated Communique by the Polytechnic University Occupation, Athens 12/12/08

13-12-2008 00:38

Communique by the Polytechnic University Occupation,
Athens, Friday 12th December 2008

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Thursday at the Greek embassy-photos

13-12-2008 00:27

Journalist being searched 1
Few people wanted to show once more their solidarity to the struggle of the Greeks against a brutal government, but were outnumbered by intimidating police officers.

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15 year old boy killed by cops in Australia

12-12-2008 22:43

"Gunned down by idiot cops. That's life hey?" the message left on the myspace page of a 15 year old boy killed by police in Australia.

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Camden Councillor speaks out against deadly Camden Bio Lab

12-12-2008 21:34

Camden Councillor Roger robinson has written a heartfelt letter on behalf of the people in his ward in Somers Town, Camden London who will be affected by plans to build the World's largest ever virus containment facility and animal testing lab which could contain anthrax and Bird Flu on a Camden Council house estate. Local residents and businesses are opposed the plans.

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BBC and regional news cover tree protest in weymouth

12-12-2008 19:31

Two protesters are sitting in trees in ancient Dorset woodland to try to stop clearance work taking place ahead of the building of a new £84m relief road.

Work to clear part of Two Mile Coppice restarted on Thursday after a legal bid by the Woodland Trust temporarily suspended work on Tuesday.

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St Modwen hammered in Hatfield

12-12-2008 18:33

Hatfield town centre
At an open public meeting in Hatfield, St Modwen were hammered for what they have done to Hatfield town centre.

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Aldershot town centre hit with double whammy

12-12-2008 18:30

Aldershot town centre already on its knees is faced with the double whammy of an edge-of-town retail development and small retailers being kicked out of the town centre to make way for a larger retailer.

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SchNEWS: Go Greece Fighting!- Athens Explodes After Murder of 15 Year Old Punk

12-12-2008 18:06

Go Greece fightin’, you’re burnin’ up Athen’s town
Greece fightin’, go Greece fightin’
Go Greece fightin’, you’re bringing those police scum down
Greece fightin’ go Greece fightin’
You are supreme, the people scream for Greece fightin’

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pics from greece

12-12-2008 17:51

some pictures from greece (reuters)

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Cardiff- Police station attacked in solidarity with greek rioters.

12-12-2008 17:16

In the early hours of this morning (12/12/08) individuals visited a police station in the Canton area of Cardiff. Slogans in support of the Greek rioters, in memory of Alexandros and anti police were painted on the front of the building. Two Police vans outside the station were also painted and covered in paint stripper.

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In Solidarity With The Social Rebellion In Greece Against Apathy In The UK

12-12-2008 16:57

Cops shooting again towards demonstrators
On Saturday December the 6th, the Greek police committed a cold blooded murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos, a 15 year-old boy, in the streets of Athens. Since then, and despite the states attempt to quieten the mood, thousands have taken to the streets and hundreds of police stations, banks and government buildings have been burnt down across the country. High School and university students have been leading demonstrations, clashing with the police whilst occupying campuses to organise themselves. All around Greece, in big cities and small towns, social unrest is mounting and tension with the state authorities has reawaken social consciousness.

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The DARK side of the MOON

12-12-2008 15:55

fotos from inside the NTUA ( National Technical University of Athens)

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info about what happen thursday greek embassy

12-12-2008 14:54

wasnt the cops who did the demo

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reclaim the streets

12-12-2008 13:14

briefing from greece...

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one more picture from Athens..

12-12-2008 10:13

our hope..
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American renounces citizenship, becomes stateless person

12-12-2008 09:32

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA, 10 December 2008 – Citing US war, human rights abuses, rapacious state capitalism and hypocrisy, Bratislava resident Michael Gogulski announced today that he has renounced his United States citizenship and become a stateless person as a means of “political divorce”.

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Possible good news for those stuck in 'Legacy backlog' and cannot work

12-12-2008 08:41

Please be clear the decision in 'Dawit Tekle v SSHD' though it holds that a blanket denial of the right to work for those caught in the 'Legacy Backlog' is 'Unlawful'', does not give permission to work. The government could comply with the High Court directive but change the policy to get round the objections of the court and continue a blanket ban.
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