UK Newswire Archive
13-10-2003 20:37I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail. When the two I corresponded with came back just last week, I was able to complete the interviews I started several months ago with some new details on how the war is actually going.
13-10-2003 20:29translated by Zapata (13/10/2003 14:14)
translation of http://argentina.indymedia.org/news/2003/10/140854.php
After resisting 48 hours of slaughter, automatic guns and death, the rebellion of the poor, with its main force in the city of El Alto, has expanded into the whole plateau region, attracting workers, coca growers and peasants of other regions like the valleys and the east. Bolivia smells of insurrection: the poor people are standing up.
13-10-2003 20:22A View on The "People's War" in Nepal
By: Sage Radachowsky, posted - 12.10.2003 17:47
Imc Germany: http://germany.indymedia.org/2003/10/63288.shtml
2003 September 18 -- Western rural Nepal (location cannot be disclosed for security reasons)
Fog slowly rolls down the hill through the pine trees. I can see eight waterfalls from where I sit, and the quiet immense majesty of Dhaulagiri, one of the highest mountains in the world. I sit in front of the house drinking tea. But the quiet of this scene belies the intense conflict raging here, reflected in daily gun battles, bomb explosions, and existing at all times inside everyone's heart and mind.
13-10-2003 20:21StoptheWall.org Site Launched from the Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign
13-10-2003 18:47On Saturday October 11th a coach from Sheffield arranged by Sheffield Social Forum, CND and Samba travelled to Menwith Hill outside Harrogate to take part in a call to Keep Space for Peace. Below is a report of the day written by the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases (CAAB.
13-10-2003 17:34The city centre of Baghdad, its once prosperous capital, is haunted today by thousands of street children, who sleep under hedges and bridges and eke out a living, begging from Westerners, soldiers, journalists and members of the non-governmental relief organisations with a presence in the city. Our Home-=Iraq is a new charity set up to organise a safe refuge for these street kids. A fund-raising dinner, presentation and auction is being organised at Anam's Restaurant, Great Horton Road, Bradford, on Monday October 20, tickets £10 from 0776 686 1373.
13-10-2003 13:37With the end of the Tory Party Conference last week we saw the end of the boring party political season, at least for the three main political parties. Did the mainstream media have nothing better to report? For the three main parties, it was about power, power for them to retain or gain power. For the Tories and Neo-Labour it was about the leader remaining in power. The people did not figure at all, for Neo-Labour, even their own members did not seem to count.
But it does not always have to be thus. There are alternatives.
13-10-2003 13:13The Flying Picket may close after discussions to sell the trade union centre on Hardman Street.
13-10-2003 11:00At the end of the first London Social Forum (LSF) meeting on October 4th, we were challenged to answer the question: what have we achieved?
13-10-2003 10:09An article from Friday's Daily Mail (10.10.03) outlining the latest research on GM. Interesting quotes revealing the amount of known cross contamination in the UK and affirming that barrier crops don't work.
Although crop trashing has obviously had a powerful safeguarding effect more anti-GM gardeners are obviously needed.
13-10-2003 05:48Following on the heels of a massacre earlier this week in the Ituri province town of Katchele, new bloodshed has been discovered in South Kivu province (see www.YellowTimes.org for background report).
13-10-2003 03:47Mayoral elections in Colombia have once again resulted in violence and death.
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