UK Newswire Archive
12-08-2003 15:16An Uzbek rights defender on trial for alleged homosexual conduct should be released from custody immediately, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. The closed-door trial of rights defender and independent journalist Ruslan Sharipov began on July 23 in Tashkent. On August 8, new developments in the case gave rise to serious concern that Sharipov had been tortured.
12-08-2003 14:42Debunking some of the corporate marketing speak and quotes around DSEi - Europe's biggest arms fair due to be held 9-12th September in London.
From the new August Issue of Corporate Watch
12-08-2003 14:02Info from Globalise Resistance (GR) on their activities for DSEi anti-arms fair protests in September. GR are one of over forty groups organising against the arms fair.
Main GR demo plus Prop Making Weekend.
12-08-2003 13:47Hudna? What Hudna?
Today's suicide bombings are barely an escalation of Palestinian terrorism over the course of the so called 'hudna'. Looks like the tanks will be back in before the weekend, all because Abu Mazen and Arafat love Saudi cash more than the lives of their people.
12-08-2003 13:40Turkish Delight or Spanish Fly? (Or: Coalition Forces to the Rescue -- Is that all of them?)
12-08-2003 13:07Good Schnews article on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and new Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) - ahead of the WTO Ministerial Meeting in Cancun, Mexico in September.
12-08-2003 11:33160 demonstrate infront of Greek Consulate in Cologne.
12-08-2003 10:39click on the link-
12-08-2003 09:24Actions againts DSEI, Europe's largest arms fair, will be taking place from 6th - 12th September 2003. There is now a Manchester contact for the event.
12-08-2003 06:39Iraqi civilians have accused U.S. forces of being trigger-happy and nervous, often firing sporadically into homes and crowds especially after they come under attack.
12-08-2003 02:45In a stunning reversal, U. S. Rep. Tom DeLay and the Texas Republican Legislature are now staunch supporters of Affirmative Action and even enforcing Quotas to achieve proportionate representation in government.
Simon Aronowitz, Editor of ThoughtCrimeNews.com speaks to a member of the Board of Directors to find out the full story.
12-08-2003 01:47By now its clear to everyone, that Bush lied to congress about weapons of mass destruction. He lied to the American people. He had aides lie to the Untied
Nations. He lied about the connection between Iraq and bin Laden. He lied about Nigeria. He lied about chemical and biological weapons. He lied about the
underlying reasons to wage war. He lied blaming others for his lies. He lied about his staff; they are all a bunch of convicted felons and retreads from his daddy’s
administration. He lied and good men died because he lied