UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
“We had some concerns about the robustness of the procedures to support safety and there had been a significant deterioration in welfare support for detainees about to leave the centre. These are matters that managers need to address if the centre is to retain its positive ethos and ensure a safe environment.” Anne Owers
Don't deport : Charles Takem, Djantou Gilbert - Mbakop Charlotte and their two kids (8 years & 6 years) , Patrick Youmbi, Flobert Simplice Sindjui, Alice Ebot Ojong, Pascal Landry Kegne, Amougou Atangana Benoit, Eric Tcheujoue, Roger Anyong and all the other names who are being herded onto this flight as if they are not human beings.
06-07-2009 23:40On the 26th june squatters occupied the 'main house' of MP's anne and alan keen. On Friday 10th June the court date for the repossesion will be heard at brentford magistrates court, brentford, west london - nearest tube station gunnersbury or overground to brentford
06-07-2009 23:19Environmental activist & political prisoner Jeff ‘Free’ Luers wrote a prison dispatch in which he made a call out for an International General Strike on December 11 2009 in solidarity with the International Demonstrations on Climate Change during the Copenhagen Climate Summit.
06-07-2009 15:25At least 21 italian activists were arrested by political police "Digos" (political police) this morning.
16 were taken to prison, five have to stay under house arrest. Universities occupied for protest in response.
05-07-2009 19:35While the corporatist state employs extreme levels of institutionalized violence to make profits, rape the Earth, and maintain social order, many oppose any counter-violence on the grounds that it is ineffective and that even limited use by a few activists turns public opinion against entire social movements. Yet there are no social justice victories in history that were won without violent tactics, even if such tactics played a small role.
05-07-2009 14:30From July 6th L’aquila will host the most cynical G8 summit in the history.
Bristol Anarchist Bookfair 2009 is on Saturday 12 September at The Island, Bridewell St, Bristol BS1 2PY, from 10.30am to 6pm.
This is a callout to potential stallholders, and workshop/meeting organisers, please apply now. Everyone else keep the day free and come down and join in the discussions, browse the stalls, and join in the fun.
Full details about the bookfair can be found here http://www.bristolanarchistbookfair.org/?page_id=256 including booking forms, venue and travel info, publicity, other bookfair events and more.
04-07-2009 23:35Here's another threat to our Civil Liberties, Baroness O'Cathain (Tory) has proposed an amendment to the Coronors and Justice Bill to outlaw "Extreme Writings"!
It starts "(1) It is an offence for a person to be in possession of extreme pornographic writing."
04-07-2009 21:22""inciting the murder of homosexuals, with lyrics such as, "I'm dreaming of a new Jamaica, come to execute all the gays""
He is soiling the nottingham Caribbean carnival right now & will be at Isis night club in Lenton until 5am tonight
03-07-2009 04:52TO: All progressive and pro-human rights individuals and organisations
The protest document that follows has been signed by a number of people. The names of a selection are appended. We invite all those who identify with this protest to add their names to the petition. You can do so on the following websites:
http://www.iran-bulletin.org , or, http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/iran-protest/