UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
05-09-2009 22:52"Women protesters can face worse. On Aug. 14, a young mother was grabbed by police while participating nonviolently in a large protest. They separated her from male detainees and drove her out of town, where four officers of the National Police raped her and then raped her again with a baton.
Rapes while in custody, assassinations and disappearances that are terrorizing Hondurans remain largely unreported in the U.S. press. On July 11, for example, Roger Ivan Bados, a longtime trade unionist and activist in the opposition party Union Democrática, was forcibly removed from his home and killed. Others who participate in demonstrations or other activities have been kidnapped, then found dead."
05-09-2009 17:28Fall Delegation to Bolivia: Food Sovereignty and Indigenous Resistance
Spend Thanksgiving celebrating indigenous resistance and exploring food sovereignty issues in Bolivia, the first country in the hemisphere to be governed by an indigenous president.
05-09-2009 13:51Despite what some people are saying about climate camp i.e. it’s full of middle class students who only do fluffy actions, my impression was completely different.
05-09-2009 10:06RTF 5 - Reclaim the Future 5 - is most definitely happening, details of venue follow
05-09-2009 08:59Lee Barnes saves the world
05-09-2009 02:0627th August - 4th September
WINDOWS SMASHED AT PET STORE (Mexico)
MEAT WHOLESALERS GRAFFITIED (Australia)
TRAPS DESTROYED, SONGBIRDS FREED (France)
TRAPPING WEBSITES MINED FOR DATA (USA)
BURGER KING CLOSES ITS DOORS AFTER F.L.A. ATTACKS (Mexico)
ANTI-BULLFIGHTING SLOGANS PAINTED (Spain)
HARES LIBERATED (Italy)
UNILEVER PRODUCTS SABOTAGED (Mexico)
NOVARTIS PRODUCTS RUINED (Mexico)
MAXMARA SHOP GLUED (Spain)
BULLFIGHTING POSTERS PAINTED (Spain)
04-09-2009 12:17Reflections and criticisms of this years Climate Camp outside London.
04-09-2009 07:08It seems that people have taken it upon themselves to reming Biofeuls company Blue NG that Biofuels are causing major ecological and social catastrophe throughout the globe.
02-09-2009 13:14Organized by UK African Communities
01-09-2009 15:38We have had two days of very active and effective picketing. The strike is solid with support from the vast majority of teachers with only three or four people going in. Many students stood with us on the picket lines and refused to enroll in solidarity with the teachers.
01-09-2009 09:04Acoustic fundraiser featuring Steven Finn, The Lorcas and Madame Pepper
01-09-2009 09:04Good news 1: Anselme Noumbiwa back in Tees Valley
"Anselme was released from Brook House IRC at 16:00 yesterday and is back home, exhausted but otherwise in good spirits. Speaking from home this morning he sends his heartfelt thanks to all who have been supporting him over the last week. For the time being he is safe but he is not forgetting those Cameroonians still in detention and facing removal by charter flight. He will be with others trying to organize a demonstration against the charter flight to be held outside Home Office Reporting Centre Dallas Court Manchester this Friday coming."
Friends of Anselme
01-09-2009 00:41CALL-OUT DAYS OF ACTION 2009
This is a call out to people involved in squats and autonomous spaces for 2 days of direct action on the 18th & 19th of September 2009 around housing and the creation of more autonomous spaces at this time of crisis.
31-08-2009 22:13Disabled people in Birmingham are dying as a result of the lack of social support provision from Birmingham City Council. Join us on Monday 14th September and take action for the human rights that Birmingham City Council are denying us. THE TIME FOR ACTION IS NOW!