UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
19/12/08: Luxury Condo-project attacked, Berlin
18/12/08: Colour attack on fashist shop, Nuremberg
17/12/08: Tank redesigned, Colbitz-Letzinger Heide
17/12/08: Colour to police station, Mannheim
27-12-2008 09:14In eMacambini, South Africa, ten thousand Zulu families face eviction to make way for a Dubai funded Zulu themepark....
Their struggle against the themepark, supported by the militant shack dweller's movement Abahlali baseMjondolo, has been met with severe police violence. Peter Machen reports on why people are determined to resist forced removal.
27-12-2008 01:16There are plans to build a "Super Virus Lab" in Camden. This has been opposed by locals, councillors, MPs, MI5 etc on safety grounds. In the event of virus leak, as happened at government facility Pirbright there is the very real chance that the soldiers at Regents Park Barracks would have to either evacuate or quarntine the area. Please write to them and ask them to oppose planning permission.
26-12-2008 23:01A letter from Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 about being held in the dungeon at Louisana State Prison. Herman is a black panther who has spent the last 36 years in solitary confinment for his revolutionary beliefs.
This multilingual article documents the tagging-process (photos) and the groups’ statement.
26-12-2008 08:39ICTR-ADAD Defence Counsel Peter Erlinder says that there was no "genocide" in Rwanda as mainstream media have led us to believe. If he is right and I think he is, then we will have to totally re-evaluate the lies we've been told about Rwanda in the same way we have about Iraq.
25-12-2008 04:31Big demonstration in solidarity with the arrestees through the main shopping district. The occupations of the university buildings are ending and more actions are planned.
24-12-2008 10:25Today's Guardian reveals that the campaign against HLS continues regardless of the trial & convictions of Heather, Dan & Dan, Gavin, Gregg and Natatsha and Gerrah. There are fears that if people can get a 14 yr sentence for daubing cars and sending sanitary towels in the post there are people who will "do something worth getting 14 yrs for", especially if people such as Heather recieve as such.
24-12-2008 05:56Police threating of raiding the Polytechnic University, occupants are not backing down. Protests continue.
24-12-2008 05:07Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell outlined the Labour government’s welfare reform bill in Parliament on December 10. The white paper he discussed is the precursor to the final bill, which is expected to become law in spring 2009 and to be implemented in 2010/2011.
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December 20, 2008 - Mexico
23-12-2008 17:33On the 20th of November there were at least 10 actions in solidarity with Greek protesters in ex-USSR countries.
23-12-2008 14:53On Thursday 18th December a group of Taunton anti-capitalists gathered in the town centre for a community feed. Soup, curry and biscuits where pre-prepared and at 5pm we headed off to hand out all that we had to the hungry people of Taunton.