UK Newswire Archive
Sunday 13 August 2000.
(1) Young guy with spliff
13-08-2000 18:05Man arrested for insulting police officers hair (or lack of it)
13-08-2000 17:44You are legally entitled to any copy of the video which the police do of you under the Data protection act.
13-08-2000 16:29The dog was unleashed as the police surrounded the crowd. During the holiday season in Portsmouth,
a popular sea side city on the South of England, police mounted a large intimidation and harassment
operation. One police officer recorded all with a digital video camera lens strapped to the side of his
head. Another team of officers with video cameras and audio recording equipment recording every
face within the growing crowd.
13-08-2000 15:13The Campaign for the Right to be Naked in Public has once again shaken the National Moral Purpose by enticing innocent men and women to walk around Hyde park with no clothes on.
13-08-2000 11:32Cannabis consuming picnickers are being encouraged to bring 'dud' joints filled with legal smoking mixtures in protest at the ridiculous response of the police over reaction to last years picnic.
12-08-2000 09:43Mark Barnsley is a 'Miscarriage of Justice'and at the moment under 'Heavy Manners'. He is being 'Ghosted' that is moved from prison to prison, sometimes every four weeks and on arrival at the next prison is immediately put into segregation.
11-08-2000 19:06CZ Police are hounding soundsystems from across Europe out of CZ in preparation for the IMF meeting in Prague
09-08-2000 18:24At issue is the 2nd Circuit's estimated 1.34 billion dollar pension plan portfolio and its refusal to publish 90% of its cases involving sitting judges with financial conflicts of interest.
07-08-2000 13:10Monday, 7 August, 1 - 2 Pm. Voices In the Wilderness Protest Against Sanctions and Bombing of Iraq outside No. 10.
04-08-2000 14:10Take a look at the CTK, Czech news agaency website. It has all sorts of interesting news items.
04-08-2000 13:44Action for People of Iraq: 7 August, Trafalgar Sq, Noon. Organised by Voices in the Wilderness [seen recently on Michael Moore's Awful Truth C4] this will be in the form of a nonviolent "die-in", used much in the 1950's by CND. How it will go on monday is hard to tell.
03-08-2000 09:26Police suppress Lufthansa anti-deportation demo in London
03-08-2000 09:23Early report on Anti-Deportation campaign: Mike Taylor, one of the organiser - arrested at Heathrow protest
01-08-2000 13:36APPEAL: Stop Amanj Gafor's deportation by any means necessary. Following a direct action at Gatwick airport last Friday that pevented his removal and which enforced a review of his case, albeit in the Home Office, Barbara Roche has decided to deport Iraqi-Kurd Amanj Gafor anyway.
28-07-2000 16:22About 100 people gathered outside the US embassy this afternoon to highlight the plight of prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal - a former Black Panther imprisoned in Pennsylvania in 1985 after a much-criticised trial for the murder of a police officer.
26-07-2000 09:34An anti-royalist mass-mooning event outside the Queen's official residence at Buckingham Palace, central London, attracted a couple of hundred people on Saturday afternoon. Despite a huge police presence, which included a few dozen specialist anti-riot patrol vehicles, and an over-reactive corporate media attendance at the event several UK republicans were willing to expose their backsides to the royal family's expansive mansion.
A Glasgow anarchist's take on the Radical Independence Conference.