UK Newswire Archive
01-09-2003 09:56Blockade at Excel Centre is still going strong, preventing the exhibitors from entering the site and setting up.
01-09-2003 08:30Demonstrators gathering
HAMREEN, Iraq - Iraqi sheep farmer Thani Mushlah was asleep on his roof when the American soldiers arrived before dawn.
"They banged open my door, came for me and made me lie face down on the floor and stuck a broom-stick up my ass in front of my wife and children," he said.
01-09-2003 07:29Activists halt preparations for Europe's largest arms fair
At 8am this morning, 1st September, a group of 40 activists halted preparations for Europe's largest arms fair, DSEi (Defence Systems and Equipment International), by blocking vehicle access to the site. Both of the roads leading to the conference venue, the ExCel centre in London's Docklands, were blocked. One by two tripod structures and the other by activists linked together using metal arm tubes.
01-09-2003 05:12Please sign the Petition against the Apartheid Wall in Palestine in solidarity with the Intern'l Day Against the Wall (9th of November).
01-09-2003 01:56IF YOU were thinking of taking your summer holidays in the
United States this year you might like to know that, under an
agreement between the European Commission and the US federal
authorities, items of personal information will be
communicated, without your consent, by the airline company
with which you travel to the US Customs. Even before you
board the plane the US authorities will already know your
surname, first name, age, address, passport number, credit
card number, state of health, food preferences (which could
indicate your religion) and your previous travels.
01-09-2003 00:44workers enquiry group coming to uk
01-09-2003 00:09Third World Leader leads a faulty electoral system and infrastructure.
31-08-2003 21:11Smash the animal torturers. Enough is enough. One death is one too many.
31-08-2003 19:51This article reveals an untested security protection theory.
31-08-2003 19:15A resolution passed by a local peace group in Ayrshire is expected to start a national avalanche of calls for Tony Blair’s resignation. Other organisations, large and small, are being encouraged to adopt and pass the resolution. Ayrshire North Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, meeting in Irvine on the 26th August 2003, called for the Prime Minister to stand down in recognition that his action caused and continues to cause unnecessary suffering against the will of the British people. Hindsight and the Hutton enquiry, they say, show his professed reasons for supporting the USA in an unpopular, illegal and immoral war were unfounded.
31-08-2003 18:54Phoney's cabal are a sorry bunch.
They can't even make up a good lie and stick to it.
The debate on software patentability also addresses old philosophical questions : are computing machines intelligent ? Can we think of making software applications patentable withtout asking what represents these applications for humans and for the european society ? If programmed machines are intelligent, can we patent intelligence ?
31-08-2003 16:20Report and footage from the streets of occupied Jenin
31-08-2003 14:25Vote with your money if you want your vote to count
Defund the war machine? Yes we can!