UK Newswire Archive
27-08-2003 15:11Very interesting article about racism and sexism in the South Manchester police in today's Guardian about the Manchester police
27-08-2003 14:21for those of you with no inclination to trawl through the
faceless numbered scripts on the Hutton site...I MADE A PAGE!!!!
27-08-2003 13:01The two leading Jewish newspapers in the UK last weekend kicked off a potential firestorm over the views held by university academics.
Dr Nat Queen, lecturer in mathematics and statistics at the University of Birmingham, has been lambasted for a link on his homepage to a website which accuses the US government of being satanic, criticises Israeli policy and questions what involvement Israel may have had in the September 11th attacks in the US.
27-08-2003 11:16This is an update that was sent to the Cambridge IMC from a friend regarding the current situation in Palestine.
27-08-2003 11:09This letter was sent to us by a friend in Palestine.
27-08-2003 10:15Join this protest against Section 55 called by the 35 asylum seekers camped outside Refugee Council [London] since 8 August. This growing movement started with Eritrean women refusing being made destitute by Section 55 and forcibly dispersed away from caring and support networks. Now another group of asylum seekers have taken the lead in refusing a racist two-tier system that denies women, children and men asylum seekers basic benefits, health care and other crucial resources.
27-08-2003 06:32The Pentagon and NASA honchos refused to allow NASA engineers' request that high-resolution photos be taken of the damaged, ill-fated Columbia mission so they could see extent of damage to wing of Shuttle.
27-08-2003 05:25Problems in America usually aren't addressed by Americans who troll about blindly as their leaders create havoc. An in depth look at the current events in America
27-08-2003 00:52Eastern Lowland Gorillas threatened with extinction as human acitvity destroys their habitat. International Coltan mining and trading companies, accused of misconduct by a special UN report on Illegal Mining in these regions, continue to use slave labour in their mines and destroy the forests which are home to these rare primates.
27-08-2003 00:47Another Government "public consultation" likely to be swept under the fitted carpet of the coridoors of power as the agrochemicals industry and largescale intensive farming interests attempt to silence debate on pesticide use and public access to information.
The president of the trade union umbrella organization CUT, Juan Carlos Galvis, was attacked in Barrancabemeja by two men, near the office of the CUT in Barrancabermeja, on the 22 August at 12 o'clock at noon.
In the framework of a huge military operation, carried out by the district attorney's office Saravenas, army and CTI (police units), the flats of numerous social activists in Saravena were raided and many persons have been arrested on the 21st of August 2003.
26-08-2003 19:46Sleazy pro-war MP for East Oxford, Andrew Smith, is
rumoured to be speaking at an Amnesty International
meeting this Friday.
26-08-2003 18:56Some of Britain's most senior scientists are being investigated in an inquiry to discover whether opponents of genetically modified food have been bullied to soften their stance.
26-08-2003 18:33This Friday 6:60pm London South Bank, skate, bike, pogo stick around the capital!!! GOOOOO ON!
26-08-2003 17:31Exclusive interview with Brazilian cartoonist Latuff for Al Giordano's Big, Left, Outside.