UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
03-09-2010 14:18Subversively move Tony Blair's memoirs to the crime section in book shops.
03-09-2010 01:20The Protest the Pope debate at Conway Hall exceeded all expectations with a capacity crowd and sent a clear message to the Pope. "We are not going to take it anymore".
02-09-2010 23:54A leading adviser to the Archbishop of Westminster has blamed abortion and gay rights for turning Britain into a “selfish, hedonistic wasteland” which has become “the geopolitical epicentre of the culture of death”.
02-09-2010 12:19Saturday 4th September 2010
Congregate 1:00pm outside French Embassy
(Nearest Tube Knightsbridge)
This demo is part of a European wide protest organized by European Network Against Racism
31-08-2010 23:53The Central London Humanists in partnership with the British Humanist Association and the South Place Ethical Society (SPES) are staging a debate on the core arguments of the Protest the Pope Campaign.
31-08-2010 13:33To squatters, ex squatters, sympathizers, people that are using or have used squats in the past and were inspired by them and so empathize our call.
31-08-2010 13:27Overall there were only 4 incidents of serious self-harm, more than the previous quarter and only an increase of 1, on persons on formal self-harm at risk.
However there are very alarming increases at some of the individual Removal Centres.
Dover IRC showed a 125% increase on incidents of Self-Harm requiring medical treatment
Harmondsworth 54% , Oakington 46.5 %, Yarl's Wood 31% increase on previous quarter of persons on formal self-harm at risk.
There was one death, cause as yet unknown: Eliud Nguli Nyenze born 1970 - died Oakington IRC 15th April 2010
[Self-Harm in Immigration detention - January/February/March 2010
Data for 2009 can be accessed here:
Here's a list of events in early September, more info available later on our website.
See you soon!
30-08-2010 20:03The monthly demos continue at Campsfield migration prison near Oxford. On Saturday a group gathered to show solidarity with those stuck inside the depressing place...
30-08-2010 17:34"The fact that the 9/11 attacks were not instigated by Muslims has rarely been acknowledged by the Muslim community. Al Qaeda's ongoing relationship to the CIA, its role as a US sponsored "intelligence asset" going back to to the Soviet-Afghan war is not mentioned. (Michel Chossudovsky, America's "War on Terrorism" Global Research, Montreal, 2005)
Since the early 1980s, Washington has covertly supported the most conservative and fundamentalist factions of Islam, largely with a view to weakening secular, nationalist and progressive movements in the Middle East and Central Asia. Known and documented, the fundamentalist Wahhabi and Salafi missions from Saudi Arabia, dispatched not only to Afghanistan but also to the Balkans and to the Muslim republics of the former Soviet republics were covertly supported by US intelligence. (Ibid) What is often referred to as "Political Islam" is in large part a creation of the US intelligence apparatus (with the support of Britain's MI6 and Israel's Mossad)."
30-08-2010 04:10The owner of the Empire State Building, Anthony Milkin refused to honor Mother Teresa by switching on it's lights for her birthday celebration. Mr. Malkin pointed out that "Billions of dollars she raised is unaccounted for and that she took money from many awful regimes in Central America". Abuses at her clinics have been documented by reliable sources and are the subject of two books including the "Missionary Position". WELL DONE ANTHONY.
Reprinted from Protest the Pope, Facebook page
30-08-2010 01:35Incarcerated US LSD chemist, serving 20 years in UK, seeks to judicially review the SSHD's and the ACMD's political exclusion of alcohol and tobacco from the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Though the claim is in the public interest, Casey Hardison ultimately wants equal treatment.