UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
01-07-2004 11:04Amnesty Intl launches new book to help combat homophobia.
30-06-2004 23:44Local councils can still issue incorrect ballot papers depite the law which stops confusing descriptions on them. They can also block count scrutiny. We all should be concerned about all electoral mal-practice.
30-06-2004 22:02A new political prisoner in the Midlands, UK would welcome your letters of support, particularly as he is on hunger strike.
30-06-2004 17:51Thanks to everyone for the support in the case, particularly those in South Norwood and Hackney. Here a short update.
30-06-2004 10:30Riot cops along with around forty baliffs from constant and co, arrived at bulkington travellers site in nuneaton this morning. Some people have been beaten up, arrested and removed from the site. Solicitors are on their way now to try to lodge a high court injunction
29-06-2004 03:14below is a brief outline of the news article featured in th sfchronicle
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28-06-2004 23:51The Balata Refugee Camp art installation from Palestine recently toured England, Wales, Scotland, Sweden and the US. Balata Camp remains under attack. Various community projects supporting resistance in the camp have sprung out of the tour. Here is a rundown of some of the plans.
Also, the film 'The Sun doesn't Shine in the Camp' is currently available for showings in the UK to fundraise for these projects. Email us ASAP.
28-06-2004 19:16it has come to my attention that certain products are available pesticide free and are sold near to and next to organic produce... it has become clear that in some cases these products are maintain and grown with the use of genetically modified bt soil virus's. a batch of them were registered back in 94 and i am sure others have been registerd since. i understand that many were not employed until 97 or later.
28-06-2004 15:39Building Bridges Radio presents this 28 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEBCAST LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.
28-06-2004 15:35Are Anti-Social Behaviour Orders being used to silence dissent?
25-06-2004 16:12Taken from Friday's ediion of the Financial Times (London)
Argentina's economy minister has signalled harsher treatment of leftwing demonstrators who have started targeting multinational companies including McDonald's, the US fast-food group, and Repsol, the Spanish oil company.
24-06-2004 20:54Choose from a long list of charities and organisations who will take your used stamps to raise money.
24-06-2004 00:51With 16% saying they would participate in a campaign of civil disobedience, which would equate to around 2.8 million people. One million would be prepared to to go to prison rather than register for the card. Will the state risk another popular revolt along the lines of the poll tax one, but even bigger this time?