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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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visteon workers leaving factory today at midday

09-04-2009 23:19

Visteon workers leave the factory the have been accupying for nine days.

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Two free films at 56a Infoshop, London April

09-04-2009 19:01

Hobo Class: Free film flyer April 21st
* SUNDAY 12th APRIL at 3pm (Film begins at 3.30 sharp!)
DON'T TOUCH THE WHITE WOMAN by Marco Ferreri, 1974

* TUESDAY 21st APRIL 7.30pm
+ TRAIN ON THE BRAIN and free food

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Arundhati Roy slams Indian State government for Dr. Binayak Sen's detention

09-04-2009 18:21

Press Statement by Arundhati Roy for the Release of Dr Binayak Sen
Issued at the Raipur Satyagraha for the Release of Dr Binayak Sen

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Dr Binayak Sen’s heart condition: Medicos writes to Chief Justice of India

09-04-2009 18:14

53 Doctors and Noam Chomsky writes to supreme court Chief Justice of India demanding immediate release of India's Bare foot Doctor & Human rights Defender Dr. Binayak Sen

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Berlin; courier offices smashed, luxury cars torched, shop & carlofts attacked

09-04-2009 17:51

30/03/09: Masked Autonomen ransack the editorial offices of the Berlin Courier.
29/03/09: Luxury Car torched
28-29/03/09: Attacks on "Thor Steinar" Shop
29/03/09: Luxuary cars burn again
24-26/03/209: ...and again and again: Paving stones and colour vs. Carlofts

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Stop Camden Animal Lab can offer sleeping spaces for WDAIL visitors

09-04-2009 16:35

As you all know we will all be marching on World Day for Animals In Laboratories. Some people are coming from overseas and from across the country for the march.
Mandy from Stop Camden Animal Lab [SHAC stall / SHAC demos / London Animal Rights / Stop Camden Animal Lab]. There will be people needing spaces to sleep. I can offer a single sleeping space and a space for a sharing couple. If necessary one / two more.

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Visteon workers end occupation - the struggle continues

09-04-2009 14:23

Visteon workers occupying the factory at Enfield left the building together at midday today.

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Tamil Protest in Parliament Square: Students on Hunger Strike to the Death

09-04-2009 13:14

Day 4 of peace protest in Parliament Square: 2 students on hunger strike (no food, no drink) since Tuesday now too weak to stand...on hunger strike to the death... until there is a ceasefire

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Helen Bih Must Stay

09-04-2009 09:11

Helen Ngwaneba Bih a national of Cameroon and resident of Glasgow, is currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC and due to be forcibly removed from UK to Cameroon on Sunday 12th April 2009 @ 19:15 on Virgin Atlantic flight VS671 to Nairobi and then Kenya Airways Flight KQ524 at 9.45pm on Monday 13th April to Yaounde, Cameroon.  

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Stop Camden Animal Lab Appeal

09-04-2009 00:46

We need donations of writing paper, envelopes, pens, photocopy / computer paper, stamps, Virgin mobile top up cards etc. We also need donations made payable to Stop Camden Animal Lab. We understand that many people are reluctant to donate money so we will be grateful for practical donations. Please bring donations to c/o 102 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1.

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Protest the met

08-04-2009 20:57

A Mayday protest of the metropolitan police

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The truth about the IPCC

08-04-2009 12:42

A former commissioner at the Independent Police Complaints Commission lays bare its failings

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Terrorizing Dissent - US Indymedia film about policing demo's

08-04-2009 11:09

If the policing concerned you at G20, have a look at what our American friends have to put up with and us before not too long.

Glass Bead Collective, Twin Cities Indymedia, and other independent media activists have released a new film, 'Terrorizing Dissent', an exposé of events at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Featuring first-person accounts and footage from more than forty cameras on the streets, 'Terrorizing Dissent' focuses on the story of dissent suppressed. People charged with "conspiracy to riot in furtherance of terrorism" speak out against the government's campaign to manipulate media coverage and label civil disobedience and community organizing as terrorism.

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New Tesco for Crookes (round 2) - Fargate Speaker

08-04-2009 10:45

Despite a previous planning application being thrown out by hundreds of objections from local residents Tesco are once again putting forward proposals to build another superstore in Crookes. Not to be bested the Fargate Speaker is once again on the case.

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Assembly and procession to mark G20 Meltdown death

07-04-2009 23:53

Ian Tomlinson died at G20 Meltdown in the city on 1st April. People are gathering. Flowers will be laid.

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Police Beat Ian Tomlinson

07-04-2009 22:38

Follow the link to see the Metropolitan Police beating Ian Tomlinson just before he died.

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Cuba: The hurt of no longer being

07-04-2009 21:57

* Fragment from a work by Daniel Barret about the evolution of Cuba’s political regime since November 17 2005 till today. This piece attempts to place the role of Fidel Castro these past months.

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Some thoughts on the G20 police riot

07-04-2009 17:20

As has been said numerous times now, we need to take stock of the police riot on April 1st 2009 during the G20 protests. Although none of the tactics were that new, the level of intimidation and repression of public protest was entirely something different. I suppose this is the way things will be from now on. With this is mind, it's a time of learning from the past and from the G20 protests.

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The Stop Camden Animal Lab meeting at Housmans Bookshop was cancelled.

07-04-2009 16:49

The Stop Camden Animal Lab meeting planned for tonight at Housmans Bookshop planned for tonight was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for this.

The meeting was cancelled by the founders, organisers and committee members of Stop Camden Animal Lab.
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