UK Newswire Archive
04-10-2000 17:18RTS: Call for solidarity action at London's Czech Embassy this Friday 6 October from 4:pm.
04-10-2000 16:38An Aug. 1 FBI advisory to corporate security officials and police reads, "Based on the increasing priority that independent media centers appear to have received by protests and activists organizations after N30 [the November 30 demonstrations against the WTO], the coverage will likely attempt to record law enforcement operations, particularly during the marches, and even more so if physical response is used by local law enforcement."
04-10-2000 12:55The UK Civil Rights Caravan continued its campaign against racism and racist attacks and for full rights for asylum seekers. On Sunday September 24, the Caravan visited the Unemployment Centre and participated in the S24 counter conference and demonstration against the Labour conference in Brighton.
04-10-2000 00:04See title
03-10-2000 13:48GLOBAL PROTEST - THE BATTLE OF PRAGUE
THURSDAY 5th OCTOBER BBC2 9.50pm
02-10-2000 13:37An editorial collective has just been set up in London with the intention to produce a publication called "Reflections on Prague". This will follow the experience of the "Reflections on J18" publication produced after the the Global Day of Action on June 18 1999.
30-09-2000 19:05on 28 sept, home office minister jack straw declared new provisions to stop a repeat of the recent fuel tax blockade. Without giving any details about the 'understanding' reached, he stood on a united platform with police, oil companies, and trades union leaders
30-09-2000 18:27A Czech national working for the World Bank Group has explained how the international body recruited staff for the Prague summit and sheds some light on the secrecy within the powerful body itself. They also highlight the obsession the group has with maintaining PR with the outside world.
30-09-2000 18:10Actions in solidarity with the activists detained in the Czech Republic after the anti-IMF demostrations have been held around Europe.
More on indymedia Praha
29-09-2000 23:47Accounts of severe human rights abuse and political repression following mass random arrests in Prague. Call for prosecution of responsible agents and release of all political prisoners.
29-09-2000 20:07At five o'clock Friday the 29th, an activist who had requested to talk to a representative of the Czech state was granted an interview with Vice Consul Milan Coupek inside the Czech embassy in Notting Hill - where a picket has been held for the last three days in response to reports of police brutality and torture of political activists in Czech prisons - who shut down the IMF/World Bank conference on Tuesday. A IMC UK reporter was also admitted to the interview.
29-09-2000 18:25'Luddites' we should not ignore - article from The Guardian
Instead of vilifying the Prague protesters, we could learn from them
29-09-2000 14:22The provider Easyspace has taken the content of the financialcrimes.com website off the web after lawyers of the Financial Times have complained about the website's content.
29-09-2000 14:19A conversation was had this morning between IMC UK reporter Richard Malter and Nick Burns, the Vice Council in the British Embassy in the Czech Republic, just before 11am this morning Friday the 29th.
29-09-2000 02:12It started with few people, but it kept growing in numbers as people arriving from Praha were turning up directly from the buses. Police also turned up quite massively (4 or 5 vans) and they kept us at the other side of the road.
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