UK Newswire Archive
29-06-2003 08:18During the early hours of Sunday morning, 29 June, sixty members of the public entered the grounds of Syngenta's Jealott's Hill Research Centre near Bracknell, Berkshire and decontaminated a Research and Development trial of Genetically Modified Wheat 1 by pulling up the 35 by 40 meter plot.
29-06-2003 01:28Several weeks ago, Scottish Socialist Party MSP Tommy Sheridan gave a long interview in which, among other things, he said that his goal was a Scotland that would be attractive to big business investment. The following letter (from Labor's Militant Voice, USA) expresses concern over this and where it could be leading. Alan McCombes of the International Socialist Movement and the SSP has replied to this note. His reply follows on this thread.
28-06-2003 23:50Thessaloniki Prisoners Solidarity Benefit Gig.
Friday 4th July.
28-06-2003 19:44The following list of seriously warped twisted evil companies will be exhibiting at the DSEi in London from 9th Sept until 12th.
Is that really acceptable to you???
The Trade Justice Movement’s major event happened this morning from 10am till about 12.30
At Oxford Town Hall
Trade Justice event supported by Oxfam, Christian Aid
Andrew Smith, MP for East Oxford, came and discussed trade issues in an open meeting with people from his constituency. Antiwar activists protested outside due to his pro war stance and a refusal to engage in a public debate about the war. Evan Harris also came and talked with his constituency.
28-06-2003 15:23Authorities in Valencia, Spain have detained the Greenpeace flagship after a non-violent, peaceful protest against the importation of illegal and destructive timber over ten days ago. The Spanish Government has demanded a bond of Euro 300,000 in exchange for the ship's freedom.
28-06-2003 15:20The policies that the Bush government promotes in the IMF, World Bank and trade organisations through the WTO are designed to foster and increase injustice, in the direct interests of US big-business.
28-06-2003 15:11Rainbow Warrior held after peaceful protest. Authorities in Valencia, Spain have detained the Greenpeace flagship after a non-violent, peaceful protest against the importation of illegal and destructive timber over ten days ago. The Spanish Government has demanded a bond of Euro 300,000 in exchange for the ship's freedom.
28-06-2003 14:42JOIN MARK THOMAS FOR INDEPENDENCE FROM AMERICA PARTY
AT MENWITH HILL SPY BASE ON JULY 4TH.
28-06-2003 14:05Those lovable, cuddly senior muslim clerics in Iraq have officially ordered death to any jews who attempt to buy property in Iraq
28-06-2003 13:57Globalise Resistance are now affiliated to the Disarm DSEi campaign against Europe's biggest arms fair which takes place 9th till 12th September this year. Our main protest will be on the 9th along with the Campaign Against the Arms Trade and plenty of other people.
28-06-2003 13:06A War memorial for all the innocent victims of the War on iraq, 20 March 2003 is planned for central Oxford and there are petitions at the Quaker centre, Magic Cafe, Uhuru asking for this.
This year it is taking place from Friday evening, 25th to Sunday morning 27th July.
Hosted by London Anarchist Youth it will take place near central London and will consist of a bunch of social events, organising meetings, discussion, workshops, filmshowings etc.
28-06-2003 10:50Further Iraqi attacks on US troops lead to one US soldier killed and four wounded in a "disquieting drumbeat of guerrilla-style attacks". An Iraqi boy was killed by American soldiers who mistook him for a gunman. American officials admit that the attacks are hampering "reconstruction".