UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
23-06-2004 16:47at 6 this morning police turned out in force evict the squatted flats on kentish town high street
23-06-2004 16:24Date: Monday 5th July
Address: The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham SW12 9HD
Doors: 7.30pm for 8pm
Tickets: ₤10/₤6 from Isobel 020 8675 4744 or mcmillan28 (at) tiscali.co.uk
23-06-2004 15:06June 22, 2004 Message from Hugh Stevens, Chairman Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone. For
more information call Te-Moak Tribal Office at 775-738-9251.
23-06-2004 14:33At 6 this morning riot cops evicted the Kentish Town Squat which has been resisting eviction for 3 months
23-06-2004 13:10Current and former intelligence officials in the United States, the Middle East, and Europe confirm that "Israeli intelligence and military
operatives are now quietly at work in Kurdistan," in Iraq,
23-06-2004 12:47BOTSWANA PRESIDENT PERSONALLY GIVES BLANKETS TO
BUSHMEN AND TELLS THEM NOT TO GO HOME
In a surprising move, last week the president of
Botswana personally visited New Xade, one of the
government sites where the 'Bushmen' were taken
after being expelled from their ancestral land.
Although it was only 3 weeks before the Bushmen
take his government to court for the right to
return to their land, President Festus Mogae was
accompanied by Sidney Pilane, the lawyer acting
for the government in the case.
22-06-2004 15:39Mayor of London backs the vigil for murdered Jamaican activist Brian Williamson.
22-06-2004 00:28Mail backlogs growing thanks to bad management
21-06-2004 21:28Today (21/05/04) protesters gathered outside the National Portrait Gallery as it prepared to unveil this year�s winner of the BP sponsored National Portrait Awards. Four London Rising Tide activists chained themselves across the front door denying access to the exclusive event to the country�s richest & most influential culture vultures and forcing them to question their compliance to BP's actions around the world.
21-06-2004 12:26A local political singer-songwriter has published his lyrics on the web for everyone to see and comment on.
21-06-2004 09:56Outrage is urging lesbians and gay men and their friends to join a vigil for slain Jamaican gay rights activist Brian Williamson outside the Jamican High Commission (1 Prince Consort Rd, London SW7) from 7 - 9PM, Wednesday 23 June.
18-06-2004 13:43Disney's record of employing sweatshop labour in countries like Haiti and China is extreme and brutal. This is your opportunity to put pressure on Disney to give their workers decent rights, decent working conditions and decent pay. In 1996, Disney's CEO Michael Eisner paid himself $200 million in salary and share options - over 300,000 times what he paid workers in Honduras for making Pocahontas t-shirts.
17-06-2004 15:59In Feb 2004 a group of European social activists joined the Indian campaigning group Ekta Parishad in a month long padyatra (foot-march) for land rights in the state of Orissa. What follows is a short account of what happened on the march and the successes that were achieved
17-06-2004 12:38'Exhibition of Resistance to Big Oil and the Corporate Hijacking of 'the Arts': street protest & gallery report, Wednesday June 16th 2004