UK Newswire Archive
30-09-2003 06:21Edward Said died in a hospital in New York City Wednesday night at 6.30 p.m., felled at last by complications arising from the leukemia he fought so gamely ever since the early 1990s.
a high building on Edinburgh's busy Princes street last Saturday, September
27th. The stunt coincided with a rally on the Mound nearby, one of hundreds
around the world opposing the occupations in Palestine and Iraq.
29-09-2003 23:33Jonny is cycling from Munlochy to London pulling a coffin on a trailer. This is to represent the death of consumer choice should GM crops be grown in this country. Please come along to give him a good send-off and accompany him by bicycle to Inverness, where they are due to depart from Inverness High Street at 1pm.
My reasons for doing this green pilgrimage are several:
I am publicly showing my support for a sustainable and GM-Free Britain along with many in Scotland and the rest of the British Isles who want the same,whether or not they are travelling to London like me;
I am joining in the national mass rally in London on the 13th of October but on the way am visiting communities and public places to raise awareness of the Green Gloves Pledge to take direct action if the GM crops are legalised this year in the UK;
Thirdly this journey is a celebration of the success of the anti-GM campaign by ordinary people in Britain.
Placard-waving protestors plastered the Consulate with flyers, delivered a letter to the Consulate-General and distributed leaflets denouncing the attempted eviction of the self-managed community centre.
"For 14 years LA KASA DE LA MUNTANYA has been a community, cultural and social centre run on principles of self-organisation and self-regulation. Despite the fact that there is clear evidence that the Spanish government has obtained ownership of the building illegally and has no plans for its use, an eviction has been scheduled for 2nd October," declared flyers distributed by the dozen demonstrators.
29-09-2003 22:00Report on movement restrictions and checkpoints in Palestine, with a call for their removal from a long list of international aid agencies.
29-09-2003 21:44The international Association for One Democratic State in Palestine/Israel - http://www.one-democratic-state.org - is preparing to initiate a membership drive. In order to aid this effort, a number of existing members in Colorado have formed the first international section of the Association. We hope this is the first in a series of sections among one state supporters in other states, provinces, and countries around the world.
29-09-2003 19:01Meacher explains his glimpse at (closer to) the truth in US TV interview. Flash
29-09-2003 18:09Support demo in Helsinki, Monday 29 September 2003
29-09-2003 16:45Don't cross the line
New North West Exhibition explores Imperialism, Internment and Immigration
29-09-2003 16:34The latest update & reports from the Stop Bayer's GM Crops campaign - targetting Bayer Cropscience and stopping all GM commercialisation in the UK.
29-09-2003 14:41Gordon Brown delivered his speech to the Labour party conference without so much as a peep from the floor.
29-09-2003 14:40Rising Tide is an international network of groups and individuals committed to a grassroots approach to fighting for climate justice. We believe that the Kyoto protocol will fail to combat the climate change crisis. Instead, the protocol promotes the self-interest of industrialised nations and corporations, marginalising issues of global equity and the environment.
29-09-2003 14:27Detailed Information published in the Times Online about how many activist and charity groups (CAAT, WDM, Earth First, CND, the greens, FoE, etc) are infiltrated and spied upon.
(IMPRISONED SOUTH AFRICAN POET/MUSICIAN)
& RAISE MONEY FOR THE FIGHT TO CLEAR HIS NAME