Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

Full article | 2 comments

Fat priests, thin congregations

17-05-2010 14:05

(The accumulative wealth of any congregation no matter how poor, ends up with the head priest)

By Nellie de jongh for 'Freemovement', Monday 17th May 2010

Religion is big business a multi-billion dollar industry!

Full article | 1 comment

Purple Protest Demands Fair Votes

17-05-2010 08:59

More than a thousand people, many wearing purple, came to Westminster to demand a fair voting system, feeling cheated by the recent election results which failed to produce a government reflecting how people voted. London, UK. 15/05/2010 Photographs copyright (C) 2010, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

Full article | 2 comments

London Protest Against Iran Executions

17-05-2010 08:46

Trafalgar Square rally
Around a hundred people demonstrated in Trafalgar Square and then marched for a rally opposite the Iran Embassy following the execution last Sunday of 5 political activists, the latest of many such death sentences. London, UK. 15/05/2010. Photographs copyright (C) 2010, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

Full article | 2 comments

NHS doctors are providing info on political activists & Muslims to the police.

17-05-2010 01:13

GPs are being required to pass information to the police regarding people that they think are at risk from crime or at risk of committing one. This is meant to safeguard children and safegurad women who might be victims of domestic violence, rape, female circumcism or murder. It is also meant to protect people with mental health problems and others affected by it.

Full article | 1 comment

Photos of Protest in Afghanistan against Execution in Iran

16-05-2010 21:18

demonstration was held in Jalalabad, Afghanistan in protest to the
continuous execution of Afghans and Kurdish Political activist in Iran by islamic regime.

Full article | 3 comments

Shell Protest Video - Party at the Pumps 2

16-05-2010 19:17

Checkout the video of UK protestors shutting down the Islington based Shell petrol station for 5 hours on the 15th of May on a sunny Saturday afternoon.

Full article

Workers' Fightback - War Without Frontiers

16-05-2010 18:11

We 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!

Full article | 5 comments

A Union For All Workers

16-05-2010 17:08

Building the One Great Union of all workers in the UK

Full article

Video: Boycott P&G 2010 in Cambridge

16-05-2010 16:53

Video of the Boycott P&G 2010 protests in Cambridge

Full article | 1 addition | 1 comment

Take Back Parliament, Rise of the Purple People, London - Pictures

16-05-2010 14:55

The Purple People.
A week after a coalition Government forms in the UK, and the incumbent and highly controversial Labour Government are retired to opposition, campaigners for reform of the British electoral system gather in London to call for a system of Proportional Representation (PR).

Full article | 2 comments

FC St Pauli - Pirates of the League

16-05-2010 12:53

Photo courtesy of Max Reeves
FC St Pauli the Football Club beloved of radicals everywhere is 100 years old this month. As part of the celebrations a collection of former players and other “St Pauli All Stars” will be playing a friendly match against FC United of Manchester, The Red Rebels, and Republican’s favourites Celtic. A St Pauli statement said: “This game will be the highlight of the unique friendship between the sides.

Full article | 1 addition | 1 comment

'Rabbits' and 'Vivisectors' Support Boycott P&G 2010 in Cambridge

16-05-2010 11:48

Chillin' at Tesco...every protest helps!
'Rabbits' and 'Vivisectors' take action a week after the 14th International Day of Action against Proctor and Gamble (P&G).

Full article

Kurds from Turkey at Iran's border to support General Strike against execution

16-05-2010 09:35

Here is a clip of how a demonstration of a few hundred Kurdish people from Turkey marched to the Turkey/Iran border trying to cross over to join the strike in the Kurdish province in Iran yesterday 13 May.

Full article

The Rachel Corrie

15-05-2010 20:49

The Freedom Flotilla has set sail into the eye of the storm.

Full article

River transport strike paralyses Bangladesh

15-05-2010 18:43

Steamers in Sadarghat, Dhaka
A week-long strike of river vessel and port workers continues, despite severe state repression.

Full article | 1 comment

Athens - Shock and awe from "The April Theses" of KKE

15-05-2010 17:16

Shock and awe to the Greek ruling class from the "The April Theses" during the speach of Papariga , secretary general of the Greek communist party KKE..
The huge demo was at the range of 50.000 - 70.000 people and managed to occupy the total center of the city for more then three hours . Also special KKE members took position in front of the parliament to avoid provocations
Today was a day of POWER SHOW of the KKE

Full article

Guerilla Gardening in Parliament Square.

15-05-2010 17:16

Somr earlier gardening
A Garden was established this afternoon on the Green in front of the Houses of Parliament.

Full article

A statement from the occupation at Middlesex

15-05-2010 12:04

In late April 2010, Middlesex University decided to close down Philosophy, its highest research-rated subject; ever since, Middlesex students and staff, and many thousands of their supporters in the UK and around the world, have been battling to save it.

In early May, Middlesex Philosophy students took matters into their own hands. On the morning of Tuesday 4 May; when the management cancelled this meeting at short notice, more than 60 students converged on the Dean’s office in the ‘Mansion’ building at Trent Park to demand an explanation. The Dean refused to meet with them. The students decided to occupy.

Full article

Greece Rebellion

15-05-2010 09:49

Follow the Greelk people..
Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.