UK Newswire Archive
14-11-2003 18:33It's started, and as many people as possible should get there now! Please spread the word.
14-11-2003 17:55Facility 1391: Israel's Guantanamo
Le Monde diplomatique
By JONATHAN COOK *
14-11-2003 17:34The European Social Forum in Paris (2003) is the third event of its kind, following the World Social Forum in Porte Alegre, Brazil (2001) and the European Social Forum held in Florence (2002). Paris is an ideal setting for this bunch of human rights activists given that the Treaty of Versailles was signed by a group of peacemakers in this city in January 1919.
It is time for a positive change. Activists are meeting to create their own forum rather than protesting against others’ meetings. In 2000 the IMF and World Bank met in Prague to discuss third world debt amongst other globalised issues. This was the follow up to Seattle which saw some of the worst violence on the streets being shown on television. This was a radical protest against the richest countries of the world and their unfair trade rules.
14-11-2003 17:07Not long now until November 29-Buy Nothing Day! Let's keep it up for a month-until Dec.24, especially when it comes to corporate brand names!
14-11-2003 16:18The idea of a roaming street party to 'welcome' George Bush to our capital city has been met with a lot of enthusiasm; so here are the details.
14-11-2003 16:16Missing beams, leaking sewer gas, no fire escapes, missing smoke alarms, debris falling from ceiling. Tenants make the landlords rich while
they risk their lives.
14-11-2003 15:51THESSALONIKI PRISONERS SUPPORT DEMO CALLED FOR 1pm SATURDAY - STARTS OUTSIDE GREEK TOURIST BOARD, CONDUIT ST, WC1 (OFF REGENT ST)
We continue our tour by Latin America, checking each country’s situation respect to the Free Trade Area of the America’s agreement.
14-11-2003 14:16Among the highlights of the President's four-day trip November 18-21:
November 18: A private welcome at Buckingham Palace for the President and First Lady upon their arrival.
November 19: Brief meetings with leaders of the Conservative and the Liberal Democrat parties; a speech by the President at the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, on the transatlantic alliance and his forward strategy; and a state banquet at Buckingham Palace.
November 20: A meeting with British soldiers who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq and their families; a meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, including a joint press availability; and a roundtable on HIV/AIDS.
November 21: The Queen's official farewell, followed by a visit to Blair's home district, where Bush will lunch with the Prime Minister and some of his constituents.
14-11-2003 11:58My article relates to the struggle of the ALF against the animal holocaust
14-11-2003 11:21reclqim the streetcred
14-11-2003 11:16You might not be able to stop wars, but you can surely do something.
14-11-2003 11:16LAAW will be launching a National Day of Action on the 21st November. LAAW is calling for an investigation of the British Prime Minister T. Blair for War crimes, and its activists will be presenting a petition to Scotland Yard.