UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
30-06-2010 13:38Italian company ICOP are currently applying for the tender to build the tunnel for the Shell onshore high pressure raw gas pipeline. The local community have been resisting Shell for the last 10 years and are fighting to protect their health, safety and environment.
30-06-2010 07:40Saman Akbarirad
Great News! Saman's deportation cancelled Monday morning. NCADC received a call from Saman's partner saying that he had been pulled from the flight. She would like to thank all those who have supported the campaign. However, they are still deeply concerned as they do not have legal representation. If anyone could support Saman in this way please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Saman Akbarirad is being held at Harmondsworth. Saman fled Iran after being imprisoned and tortured for political activities.
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30-06-2010 02:01PEACE enters The Houses of Parliament.
UK Citizens protest peacefully by walking through the gates of the houses of parliament London SW1.
29-06-2010 17:57Athens 29-6-2010 , during and after the demonstration against the IMF measures
29-06-2010 17:13Some www.hurtyoubad.com have made a video of helpful legal advice by a legal expert.
For anyone who likes to go out tagging or writing, and may find themselves getting interviewed down at the station...
28-06-2010 16:30The march through London to the Israeli Embassy in response to the massacre aboard the Mavi Marmara.
28-06-2010 07:38After detailed examination of the UK coalition budget measures, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the country faces the “longest, deepest, sustained period of cuts to public services spending at least since World War II”. It is the first time that a British government has proposed six consecutive years of spending cuts.
This will be the second attempt to deport Charles a previous attempt in July 2007 failed after a last minute intervention by his legal team.
Friend in Glasgow and Glasgow NUJ are campaigning to keep Charles in the UK
27-06-2010 14:30Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxtxV1W-IhU
One arrest with loads of cops and several drivers trying to physically intimidate corkers by nosing into them with horns blazing.
26-06-2010 21:19TORONTO in Canada has today erupted with massive and angry protests against the G20 meeting of the global neoliberal elite.
25-06-2010 12:50On June 9 Senator Benigno Aquino III (“Noynoy” Aquino) of the Liberal Party, the son of former President Cory Aqunio, was proclaimed president by the Philippines Congress. Noynoy was a former senator “with little legislative record to speak of”, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper, which nevertheless campaigned hard for Noynoy Aquino’s presidency, soon after Cory Aquino’s death in August 2009.
25-06-2010 00:59MANILA, Philippines — Akbayan party-list Representative Walden Bello on Tuesday dared President-elect Benigno Aquino III to reverse his mother’s neo-liberal policies that he said have killed Philippine agriculture and industry.