UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17 HENS RESCUED (Czech Republic)
THOUSANDS OF MINK RUN FREE (Greece)
ARSON ATTACK AT FUR/LEATHER SHOP IN LEON (Mexico)
NOVARTIS STINKS (Switzerland)
SLOGANS PAINTED AGAINST HUNTING (Spain)
LOCKS RUINED AT BUTCHERS, AGAIN (UK)
WINDOWS BROKEN AT PET STORE (Mexico)
19-08-2009 18:04Single teen mums - the BNP hates you.
19-08-2009 13:25US nuclear-powered carrier entry to Manila violates ASEAN Treaty .
The following manifestation was made by Rep. Walden Bello of the Party-list Akbayan! on the floor of the House of Representatives of the Philippines on August 13, 2009. It was prepared by Herbert Docena of Focus on the Global South.
19-08-2009 13:22When Santa Teresa Hacienda, a sugar cane plantation and rum distillery in Venezuela, had problems with gangs from the slums they hit upon a novel solution.
19-08-2009 13:15The 19-day occupation of the Vestas wind turbine factory on the Isle of Wight ended August 7, after its Danish owners secured a court order allowing them to repossess the plant. The six remaining workers left the plant after the eviction notice was served. On August 12, dismissal notices were sent to all the employees, confirming the closure of two sites in the Isle of Wight and Southampton.
19-08-2009 08:40It’s pretty clear that most of us won’t be signing up to the scheme come September but just in case you were undecided here are ten reasons why you shouldn’t….
18-08-2009 12:12Abahlali baseMjondolo has often been attacked by the state and landlords of various kinds. But now the movement is under attack from members of Inkatha - the right wing Zulu nationalist movement. AbM - is a highly diverse movement in terms of ethnicity, nationality, race, gender and age. An eruption of this diversity, not to mention democracy, in the heartland of Inkatha has been received as a direct challenge. The movement is currently sheltering two militants who are being hunted by Inkatha members. They are being hidden in a secret location. They are also fears for the safety of S'bu Zikode. Mnikelo Ndabankulu and Zodwa Nsibande, two of the AbM activists who were detained against their will and threatened with death, will be in London later this month to give a series of talks and to meet with poor people's organisations here.
18-08-2009 11:02Home Secretary Alan Johnson last week re-launched the National Identity Scheme with the unveiling of a newly designed ID card.
17-08-2009 15:50Animal Rights Cambridge Website
17-08-2009 14:33Job Centres do little to help the unemployed other than treat them to degrading and humiliating treatment.
16-08-2009 22:02Repression and Resistance in Mexico
Justice For Atenco
16-08-2009 21:57Ruben Valencia Nunez from Oaxaca Mexico spoke in Glasgow and Edinburgh at the end of July as part of a 2 month European Speaking tour campaigning against the criminalisation of social movements in Mexico.
16-08-2009 16:58People from Oxford helped to peacefully but determinedly occupy one of the roads leading to the BNP's festival of hate for 5 hours on Saturday in Codnor, Derbyshire in spite of police efforts to clear the road and one very weak attempt by a group of BNP thugs to get through - the rest kept there distance and eventually turned back. So much for the master race. Below is a more report from the Unite Against Fascism website on the protest