UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-10-2009 17:40If and when the Camden Danger Lab is here we will need gas masks and NBC suits. They can be got at these shops. : Surplus Plus~3-5 Whitfield Street, London W1T2SA 02076375011 www.surplus.co.uk and Laurence Corner 7, East Yard, Camden Lock NW1 8AL 0208-1278249 All people living from and working in f Camden will need these suits and masks. the lab is crazy and must e prevented.
17-10-2009 13:00Following today's attempts by anarchists and others to march on the police station in the Athens suburb of Nikaia, where an immigrant was murdered by cops and another tortured, in the first days of last week's presidential elections, the comrades were beaten back.
Therefore the town hall has been occupied!
17-10-2009 03:20The qualification for the World Cup in South Africa is handy for the coup regime in Honduras
16-10-2009 12:18Sanhati (www.sanhati.com), a collective of activists/academics who have been working in solidarity with peoples’ movements in India by providing information and analysis, took the initiative to bring together voices from around the world against the Government of India’s planned military offensive in Central India. A statement and a background note were drafted in consultation with Indian activists, and duly circulated for endorsement - several eminent intellectuals/acadmics along with hundreds of others from across the world have endorsed. Attached to the statement and signatories, is a background note providing the political perspective of this conflict.
16-10-2009 10:09BP's flagship annual recruitment event at Oxford's Randolph Hotel was disrupted last night when members of the audience jumped on the stage and took over the event. Around 20 campaigners targeted the 6.30pm event in protest at the company's recent decision to extract oil from Canada's Tar Sands.
16-10-2009 09:07Action Alert. Over-fishing has come to Madang, Papua New Guinea
15-10-2009 22:43Gordon Brown made an unannounced visit to a Camden council estate in Gospel Oak. A gran told Gordon how she defended herself and her granddaughter with a baseball bat when 60 male youths chased her, tried to set her on fire, sabotaged her garden and threatened her granddaughter. Gordon visited as people have complained about failed ASBOS and the CNJ reported a lack of faith in police.
The Bastard Squad Collective swing back into action with their annual Subvert Festival, roping in a number of other local groups to help them along the way. With 3 nights of politics, inspiration, and fun!
15-10-2009 22:24Well thanks to Lord Justice Hooper on September 17th at the court of appeal I made it out of the prison system, not without time.
15-10-2009 22:12These prison camps must be shut down and all internally displaced persons (IDPs) must be freed immediately.
peter Taaffe general secretary of the Socialist Party, has campaigned and written about the struggle of workers and the poor in Sri Lanka for many years, and has visited Tamil areas in Sri Lanka.
Janani paramsothy organiser of protests in Parliament Square
Nagarjunan (ramesh Gopalakrishnan) South asia researcher for amnesty international and well-known Tamil writer.
Senan international coordinator for Tamil Solidarity
15-10-2009 18:31The Minga hit the headlines last year in Colombia after the Colombian army killed two people and injured many more. This years movilisations have been different, publically lower key, internally much broader and more inclusive of different social sectors, going beyond being an indigenous movement. The work we are doing this week is creating a space where lots of different social organisations can meet, talk and build together towards a new Colombia.
15-10-2009 12:03On the 31st October Islam for the UK, an organisation of ultra-conservative Islamists led by Anjem Choudary, is holding a "March for Shariah." With the fascists of the EDL protesting in Leeds, there is no better time to offer an opposition to Islamism grounded in the non-hierarchical, anti-authouritarian, anti-racist perspective of the radical left.
15-10-2009 10:21rampART Social Centre was evicted at 5:30am this morning by 45 police, bailiffs and a priest.
After over 5 years and many eviction scares it has finally happened... 3 people and a dog were inside when police attempted to chanisaw the door. They also had climbers going up to the roof conjuring up memories of the raid during the G20 in April. Police are blocking the entrance to all three roads leading to the social centre with vans and their bodies. They are handing out a piece of paper with a telephone number to call to get belongings out of the building. A meeting will happen at Non Commercial House freeshop at 165 Commercial Street this evening, details to follow soon.
There does not seem to be a fixed contract with any one air line, each charter flight seems to have a different carrier.
NCADC suspect that this is a deliberate policy by UKBA to try and prevent Anti-Deportation protesters, from targetting airlines.
National NO2ID co-ordinator Phil Booth will speak at a public meeting at the Friends Meeting House at 3:30pm, discussing people's concerns. The campaign intends to burn a giant ID card at 5pm in Albert Square.
14-10-2009 22:1511th-14th October
TARGET: ASTRAZENECA (UK)
CIRCUS VEHICLES VANDALIZED (UK)
ASTRAZENECA DIRECTOR TRACKED DOWN (UK)
ALF NIGHT OUT IN DUBLIN (Ireland)
BLOODY BURBERRY (UK)
FURRIER'S HOME REDECORATED (Canada)