UK Newswire Archive
26-07-2001 11:45Celebration Demo 2pm on Saturday 28th July
There is a call to all anarchists, socialists, anti-capitalists, trade unionists and any one who wants change in our society to gather at 2pm outside the Italian embassy on Saturday 28th July.
26-07-2001 11:26G8 - Police headquarter: infiltrated neonazi against police
26-07-2001 11:18The following open letter records the reactions of many among the masses who assembled to protest against G8 in Genova. It challenges mainstream media reports, and outlines what people saw, causing them to believe that violent (seemingly 'Black Bloc') actions were undertaken with police cooperation. Please consider passing the letter to others.
26-07-2001 11:17The Justice for Restaurant Workers campaign, in support of union rights in Chinatown, is organising a mass protest next Friday. Please bring union banners. Assemble at 7pm Friday 27 July, Opposite New Diamond Restaurant, 23 Lisle Street (Prince Charles Cinema), W1
26-07-2001 10:23After the historic protests in Genoa time to get the news out to people.....Genoa Reportback Meetings
26-07-2001 09:32[en] finally, a breakthrough - from repubblica.it
[it] finalmente, un varco - da repubblica.it
26-07-2001 07:49BBC Interview with Marcus Covell from his hospital bed (Wednes day night), Critisim of the policing. Interview with major of Geneoa. Interview with UK legel bod (who I can't remember the name of).
26-07-2001 07:07Rory Carroll reports from the peaceful funeral of Carlo Giuliani, shot by a policeman during the G8 summit last week
Peaceful Rory, what were you expecting
26-07-2001 07:01The unacceptable face of protest The scenes witnessed at the G8 summit in Genoa raise some serious questions about the future of the anti-globalisation movement, writes Philip Willan. You judge whether he is serious, or not
and the audio report, similar line from Rory
26-07-2001 03:51New Zealanders of every walk of life protest the unlawful battery and detention of journalist Sam Buchanan outside Italian Embassy in Auckland today. Buchanan is being held
on trumped up charges in a prison outside Genoa.
26-07-2001 00:39Possible violations of the Right to be Free of Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, Right to a Fair Trial, Freedom of Expression, Right to Privacy (IMC attack), Freedom of Assembly and perhaps the Right to Life. Is anyone handling an ECHR challenge?
25-07-2001 19:59I discovered the article below through Indymedai Italia. I could not find an English translation so I have made this attempt, thanks to Power Translator and schoolboy Spanish. There are of course some grammatical mistakes but I think the meaning of the article is all too clear and may also be applicable to the British detainees still being held. The original version in Spanish can be found at:
25-07-2001 19:46150 activists in Sao Paulo, Brasil, blockaded the italian consulate for 3 and a half hours. The consul and 35 other employees were trapped inside.