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Burma Campaign UK (Letter writing campaign-conventional methods)
They oragainsed a letter writing campagin to ask Hague to put pressure on the Burmese government to release political prisoners. (Jan 14)
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Gurkha justice campaign (Petitions)
The created an international petition
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Gurkha justice campaign (celebrity)
Joanna Lumley is a well know actress and model, she was also a campaigner for this group and this helped raise public awareness and attention
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Gurkha Justice Campaign (successful)
21st May, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith made the announcement to the House of CommonsAll ex-Gurkhas who have served more than 4 years in the British Army will have the right to settle in the UK if they wish.
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Surfers Against Sewage (legal stunt and media)
Wearing gas masks and sitting on toilets on the beach
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Stop the War (Marches)
2 million people marched in London in 2003 against the Iraq war. They were unsuccessful.
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Stop the War (unsuccessful)
2 million people marched in London in 2003 against the Iraq war. They were unsuccessful.
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LGBT (Internal conflict)
Senior members tried to hind stereotypical gay people from the media so not to undermined their cause. This caused major disruption within the social movement.
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Agricultural Movement (Policy networks)
It was a tight policy community, involving discussions between the NUF and the ministry of Agriculture. Now it is an issue network involving many institutions such as researchers, manufatures, consumer groups...
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Cancer Reseach UK (postcards)
To raise awareness of skin cancer and the sun
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Cancer research UK (Online lobbying-postcard campaigns)
It is a standard response in which you add your name- against branded cigerett packaging
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Save the Valley (Media coverage)
Wanted to save the Valley football ground. They had limited funds and used door stepping and leafleting to attract major media coverage-backed by many locals
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Poll Tax riots (Sitins and mass participation)
A sit in at White hall and around 100,00 people turned out
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OP campagin-a chemical in plastic (successful)
Bag for life was created
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The created an international petition

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Gurkha justice campaign (Petitions)

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Joanna Lumley is a well know actress and model, she was also a campaigner for this group and this helped raise public awareness and attention

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21st May, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith made the announcement to the House of CommonsAll ex-Gurkhas who have served more than 4 years in the British Army will have the right to settle in the UK if they wish.

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Wearing gas masks and sitting on toilets on the beach

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