UK Newswire Archive
08-01-2004 01:53Cambridge IMC will be showing 'Zapatista', a film shot in Chiapas, on Sunday 11 January, 7.30pm, The Locomotive, 44 Mill Road. Come along and find out about the struggle that inspired, and continues to inspire, protests for a better world, around the world.
08-01-2004 01:04Controversy has raged for
years over the sinking of the Liberty, a signals intelligence ship, in international waters by
Israeli jets and torpedo boats in which 34 US sailors were killed and 171 wounded
07-01-2004 21:38The Civil Contingencies Bill, with the accompanying non-legislative measures, will deliver a single framework for civil protection in the United Kingdom.
07-01-2004 21:181/04: END OF AN ERA OR A NEW BEGINNING!
A Pro-Cannabis demonstration is expected outside Crown Court on Friday 9th
January 2004 when Worthing Cannabis Cafe entrepreneurs appear for sentence.
07-01-2004 20:17People are needed to help defend a squat, which is being ilegally threatened by landlord.
07-01-2004 19:11Why do the police so often choose not to investigate rape claims fully?
07-01-2004 18:52>In the rush to get its legislation through Parliament before the end of
>the last session in November, the government was subjected to lots of
>scrutiny on some of its proposals, for instance to limit trial by jury
>and 'foundation' hospitals. Meanwhile, of course, the various bills
>were packed with a ragbag of other bits and pieces which slipped through
>with much less scrutiny. Here are a few gems from the Anti-social
>Behaviour Act 2003 which are now law and will soon be in force.
07-01-2004 18:52A statement from the National Secretary of the Anarchist Federation (IAF/IFA) on the recent letter bombing campaign and it's attribution to Italian anarchists.
07-01-2004 17:48Please read, sign and circulate among friends and defenders of elemantary human rights of Basque People.
07-01-2004 16:52Critical Lawyers group Conference in Canterbury(UKC) in February. 7-8th.
07-01-2004 16:01Why did RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie attack http://www.moveon.org 's
Bush in 30 Seconds campaign with all his might on "Fox News Sunday?"
Because it hurt like a killing blow.
07-01-2004 15:49"When this essay comparing Hitler's rise to power with Bush, and the tactics of the present GOP with the 1930s Nazis and Stalin's communist regime was first published in July, 2001, I was the recipient of a flood of hate mail and even a couple of death threats from militant rightwingers. But the comparison hit home: the article has been been circulating all over the world, reprinted in at least five languages. Unlike the lame, even bizarre comparisons rightwingers try to make between Clinton, Dean, et al. and Hitler, the similarity between Bush's regime and the rise of the Nazis is REAL and undeniable and has evoked a shock of recognition in readers - a chilling deja vu - that has been steadily growing.
07-01-2004 15:00you couldn't make it up up, the new Blairite leader of the train drivers union: ASLEF is threatening staff at its London headquarters with all sorts of brutal penalties including sick pay being cut, flexitime withdrawn, holidays stopped and childcare vouchers abolished if they go on strike. Worse still, strike-breakers would be recruited on individual contracts.
07-01-2004 14:19The Conservative Party has launched a website encouraging voters to tell the Tories which bits of "bureaucracy and red tape" they would like to put an end to.
Today saw the first of many protests
in MAY there will be an International Protest as there will be if George Bush Visits as promised!!!
07-01-2004 09:06A conference for social change marking the 5th Anniversary of the publication of The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report and launch of TMG Rural Racism Project in the South West.