UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
20-01-2008 23:45The original of this article was posted on the Bristol Indymedia newswire a few days ago, as a comment on the forthcoming speaking tour by Peter Gelderloos (How non-violence protects the state). It references some recent campaigns specific to Bristol, but the comments can be taken generally. The article is copied below for those interested, the original, with 'comments', can be seen here http://www.bristol.indymedia.org/newswire.php?story_id=27274
20-01-2008 22:56Last week Oxford police and city council resorted to cutting off food and water from a protester who was occupying a tree in Bonn Square to prevent it being felled. Videos published recently show this was part of a concious policy not a string of co-incidences.
20-01-2008 21:19Details of the opposition being planned to the cheekiest march of all time.
Jan 23rd - Feb 2nd 2008
*Gandhi said it's better to resist violently than to use nonviolence to
hide your passivity. Meanwhile, Bono, the Burmese military, and 9 out of
10 humanitarian NGOs agree, peaceful resistance is the best!*
17-01-2008 05:52More Social Centres Wanted Now !!!
15-01-2008 12:53Yesterday the Bonn Square tree protest was evicted and the tree cut down. Several protesters were arrested.
13-01-2008 15:51An activist is arrested for "on suspicion of littering" while trying to throw Gabriel, the Bonn Square tree protester, some water.
13-01-2008 14:59Anyone for Tea with Queen?
18:30 Coming Crisis in the Balkans and thorough disentangling of the crisis in the former Yugoslavia - Martin Summers
11-01-2008 02:00Four activists are due in court on 11th March 2008 charged with collecting donations without a licence at an anti-deportation street meeting on 7th May. Please sign the online petition which will be submitted to a full meeting of Newcastle City Council on 5th May 2008. To sign the petition visit: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/87/petition-to-defend-democratic-rights-and-the-right-to-collect-donations-for-grassroots-campaigns
10-01-2008 17:12Save Radley Lakes Demo. Monday 14th January, 1pm Oxford County Hall