UK Newswire Archive
17-09-2003 19:21I have never met Taysir Alouni but I have thought a lot about him over these last few days.
17-09-2003 18:32The Liverpool Echo reports that Liverpool Council has been given £20 million by the government to provide "a better deal for some of the city's poorest communities". Will this money go the same way as the rest? It seems so. Article focuses on improvements to "security" - rather than treating the underlying problem of poverty.
17-09-2003 18:201.. About the collapsed WTO summit in Cancun
2.. Schedule of the European Education Forum
3.. Demonstration on Saturday, September 20th
4.. Registration, sleeping places and program guide
17-09-2003 18:12DROWNED OUT/ McLIBEL DOUBLE BILL, OXFORD PICTURE HOUSE, SUN 21st SEPT
pics and report'
On Friday 12th September to coincide with the WTO talks in Cancun, a group of 15 concerned citizens occupied a Bayer office and stopped work there, to demonstrate against the corporatisation of health and agriculture, and the impact of WTO patent laws on agriculture and medications. This solidarity action took place for 2 reasons.
17-09-2003 16:55Results of those charged and in court for Dsei actions Tues 16th
17-09-2003 16:31what may have been the biggest, but possibly unsuccessful, industrial confrontation for many years is now off...
17-09-2003 16:12Another report from the sounds like freedom group in palestine and also a call for action against the Israeli state
17-09-2003 16:01Almost 100,000 teachers across Australia shut down hundreds of public schools, in the nation's largest strike by a single workforce. ...
At Melbourne Park, a stopwork meeting of at least 9000 teachers warned of further... action... unless the... government boosted its 9 per cent salary offer... Teachers want 25 to 30 per cent.
17-09-2003 14:48At 2 pm on Friday 19 September 2003 at Gloucester Crown Court, a hearing is expected to decide if peace activists can dispute the legality of the Iraq war at their trial. Philip Pritchard and Toby Olditch , known as 'The B-52 Two', who are currently on bail, are charged with conspiracy to cause criminal damage when they tried to disarm a B52 warplane at RAF Fairford in March 2003. If the judge decides their trial can dispute the legality of the war then it may make their acquittal easier.
17-09-2003 14:42Despite the fact that in a recent poll 70 percent of Americans now believe that Saddam Hussein assisted in the September 11 attacks, Rumsfeld said at a Pentagon news conference, "I've not seen any indication that would lead me to believe that I could say that."
It is not clear why well over a majority of Americans believe that Saddam Hussein had a part in the September 11 attacks. Power and Interest News Report analyst Matthew Riemer believes "that this widely held misbelief is a direct result of the speeches and statements made by various members of the Bush administration including the president himself, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz, and Colin Powell."
17-09-2003 14:23Any witnesses, photos or videos of my arrest at Connaught Roundabout, East of DSEI ?
17-09-2003 12:30New antiterrorism bill will allow laws to be passed without HP being involved, simply by declaring 'state of emergency'.
17-09-2003 11:13The 17th Of September
Demonstrate 1:00 p.m. Huddersfield Town Hall.
So the British National Party (BNP) has been voted in to yet another district in West-Yorkshire because the voting public at large has no idea haw the local government is actually run. While I fully believe that demonstrations like the one happening to day out side Huddersfield Town Hall are needed to let the BNP know they are not wanted in our town. We do need to let people know exactly how the local government works and how the BNP will implement their policies.
17-09-2003 09:55Hi friends,
I have finally lost my arrest vaginity. On Thursday I was arrested for
meditating in a politically sensitive place...
17-09-2003 09:52Memorial for 20,000 dead to mark six-months of occupation: Friday September 19th, 6.30pm, Parliament Square: Activists will be marking the six-month anniversary of the invasion of Iraq with a memorial ceremony to remember the thousands who have died during the invasion and occupation. Placards, each bearing the name and picture of one of the dead, will be displayed at a candle-lit vigil accompanied by short readings.