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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
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Text messages sent by Sri Lankan officials told the rebels how to give themselves
up. They obeyed the instructions – but were shot dead.
Italian police fought running battles with thousands of students protesting over the economic crisis yesterday on the sidelines of an international meeting of university leaders.
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When they knock at your door hold them up as long as possible. chat shit, argue even agree with them if you have to, just slow the fuckers down.
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Never seen since its one and only showing in 2000 this took some tracking down I can tell you. Please note the processes by which freemasons keep their mutual interests hidden in official government positions.
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Saturday 23 May - assemble 3pm Trafalgar Square
March via Downing Street to New Scotland Yard.
The United Campaign Against Police Violence has called a national demonstration to highlight the issues of police violence and demand justice for those who have died in police custody.
The police tactic of "kettling" demonstrators - essentially detaining protestors and bystanders without charge - will be turned on its head on the protest, when we kettle New Scotland Yard.
Fresh removal directions have been served on Ismail Cherbal and Safia Aouf, nationals of Algeria, and their British-born children Sonia aged four and son Aya aged 15 months. Who have lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, for almost five years. They are currently detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre and are due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Saturday, May 23rd, at 09.45 hours on British Airways flight BA894 to Algeria.
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The turnout organizers claimed for Birmingham's national March for Jobs was 7,000, not exactly stunning I'd say! The biggest union in this country Unite (two million members) organized this march. It also had the backing of the TUC. Would it have been to much to expect a better mobilization for a 'mass' demonstration to defend jobs in the UK's industries? It appears once again other than the usual flashy PR promotion, no organizational action follow up commenced to make it a real success. The leaders of the union movement continued their failing in giving a lead! It meant getting off their backsides and rolling up their shirtsleeves, getting down in the workplaces and the streets to do, what they are paid and expected to do. Organizing something that has some bite!
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Over 200 people protested at the London, Burmese Embassy on Monday 18th May as part of a global day of action. Some of the Burmese are continuing a 24 hour fast outside the embassy, which will be concluded with a demonstration between 12:00 and 1pm on Tuesday 19th May.
Since the end of 2007, the detainees of Vincennes’ center detention of migrants (France), have ceaselessly struggle for their freedom. The 21th 2008, a Tunisian called Salem Essouli died because of a lack of medical care. Then a revolt blew up, and the bigger center in France was destroyed by fire. Eight persons are accused of this destruction, we still don't know when the trial will be.
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ARSON ATTACK ON NOVARTIS CLUBHOUSE (France)
5 LITERS OF GASOLINE + ONE BUTCHER SHOP (Mexico)
HLS CUSTOMERS TARGETED (Belgium)
ALF KNOCK-AND-RUN (Belgium)
ATTACKS AGAINST NYSE EURONEXT (France)
WINDOWS BROKEN, PAINT THROWN AT CRUEL RETAILER, FUR SHOPS (Finland)
LOCKS GLUED, WINDOWS SMASHED IN SAN FRANCISCO (USA)
BROKEN GLASS AT PROPERTY OF COCKFIGHTER (Mexico)
LOCKS DAMAGED AT ANIMAL MARKET (Chile)
TELMEX TELEPHONES SEALED UP (Mexico)
EXCAVATOR, POLITICAL PARTY HQ VANDALIZED (Spain)
The People's Age is near but will have to be struggled for by focusing on the 'bottom-up' human rights approach which are the rights left out by the Global Elites at the UN in their discussions of economic and social rights over the past four years which resulted in the 'we are all in it together' approach presently being adopted by States.
Video from action in Cambridge. Report posted earlier.
Jean-Baptiste Foukong Bassime a national of Cameroon and resident of Birmingham; was arrested and detained by UK Home Office when he reported for signing at Solihull Immigration office on 5/5/09. Currently he is detained in Campsfield IRC, and due to be forcibly removed to Cameroon on Thursday 21 May 2009 on Easyjet flight U2-2431 from Luton Airport @ 06:00hrs to Paris, and then from Paris to Cameroon on Air France Flight AF940.
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Hello my wonderful Veganarchy readers!
The publication date for the Summer 2009 issue of Veganarchy has been moved forward a few weeks, but things are looking good and soon enough we’ll be finished.
Saturday 23rd May, 1.00pm
Upstairs, Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, Manchester (city centre), M2 4JA.
Campaigners headed to Tesco on Newmarket Road, Cambridge on 16 May 09 as part of an international day of action against Proctor and Gamble (P&G) who still test on animals. Proctor and Gamble are responsible for a huge array of products including Herbal Essences, Ariel, Fairy, Bold and even animal food under the label Iams/Eukanuba.
On the day Sri Lanka government forces claim victory over the LTTE (Tamil Tigers of Tamil Eelam), Tamils gather outside the US embassy in London to call on the Americans to intervene in the Humanitarian disaster now unfolding on the Island.
To help push along the inquiry into the facts concerning the occupation of 65 Fifth Avenue on April 10th 2009 in New York City, we are offering clear and direct responses to all the questions that the New School Investigation Committee is seeking to answer. We do hope this clears some things up. http://reoccupied.wordpress.com/2009/05/14/re-committee/