UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
09.17.09: Eco-anarchists burn two HSBC bank ATM machines in Mexico
29-09-2009 14:34Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers' movement in South Africa who sent representatives to the UK a couple of weeks ago, is under violent attack, and fighting desperately to save their homes and their organisation from ANC supported "development" (ie demolition)- physical and political annihilation.
As of 9am French time today 11 migrants in Calais started a highly visible hunger strike in the port area. The migrants, from regions including Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Palestine, and Egypt, say they will continue the strike until Western countries co-operate to offer them asylum. They are also demanding that no migrant in Calais is readmitted to Greece, Italy or Malta.
29-09-2009 10:48Urgent Action Needed. War Criminals getting away with murder in Palestine.
Now is the time to reaffirm a simple principle that ought to be the bedrock of our anti-war movement: every country that has been oppressed by U.S imperialism has the right to determine its own destiny.
29-09-2009 02:45Washington, D.C. – A newly-formed Black coalition has announced a rally and march on the White House to take place November 7, 2009 beginning in Washington, D.C.’s historic Malcolm X Park. The Rally and March are to protest the expanding U.S. wars and other policy initiatives that unfairly target African and other oppressed people around the world. Known as the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations, the coalition formed on September 12, 2009 during a meeting in Washington, D.C. of more than fifteen activists from various Black organizations, institutions and communities.
28-09-2009 23:58We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!
We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!
We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!
28-09-2009 20:45BNP charity offer is no offer
28-09-2009 12:37Constant Moussavou has left the UK
"Thank you all for your letters/support unfortunately the Home Office did not want to listen and Constant was removed to Congo Brazzaville on Wednesday 9th September. We have not heard from him since. Please let me know if anyone does here from or of him."
Priya Thamotheram, Chair, Leicester Civil Rights Movement.
Sanctuary for Constant Moussavou
28-09-2009 10:33Kennedy Road Development Committee Attacked. People Have Been Killed
Last night at about 11:30 a group of about 40 men heavily armed with guns, bush knives and even a sword attacked the KRDC near the Abahlali baseMjondolo office in the Kennedy Road settlement.
See video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPx-oDBRxKk
27-09-2009 20:49Labour racist Tony McNulty invited onto the platform of the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) counter-demonstration in Harrow in september 2009.
27-09-2009 20:37Announcement for the Sheffield Intro meeting to Climate Camp
26-09-2009 22:16This is on-the-spot reporting just in from the first day of the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, which has seen a great deal of spirited resistance and confrontation—perhaps as much as has occurred at any anarchist mobilization in North America in half a decade. This gushy, hastily composed account presents the context, attempts to convey the spirit of the day, and raises a few preliminary questions.