UK Newswire Archive
29-04-2004 08:30David Blunket proposes that by 2012 everybody in the UK should be forced to carry an ID card which carries biomentric data about the owner.
29-04-2004 07:26The young American Marine is exultant. “It’s a sniper’s dream,’ he tells a Los Angeles Times reporter on the outskirts of Fallujah. “You can go anywhere, and there so many ways to fire at the enemy without him knowing where you are.”
“Sometimes a guy will go down, and I’ll let him scream a bit to destroy the morale of his buddies. Then I’ll use a second shot.”
29-04-2004 03:47The house of a polish activist from the Coalition of Anti – authoritarian Groups was raided by police yesterday evening. The police started their visit on the 28 April just before 10pm. There were 4 police cars seen from the house, and some other 6 – 7 seen further. The house of the activist is situated outside of Warsaw, there were 11 people in the house at the time of the visit.
A day before WEF
Report from the surrounded city
29-04-2004 00:39There is an idea floating around Cambridge air to have an alternative
May Ball during may week...perhaps to be held on one of the commons, as a
celebration without the £190, security guards and oysters, but with a
lot of fun people and a DIY spirit.
The Anarchist Ball
If you think you might like to help organise it (music, food, clowns,
artists, activists needed) please email wrench @ tao.ca - there is a
meeting this Tuesday, May 4th, 8 pm, at Clowns Cafe.
29-04-2004 00:29london iraq procurement event haunted ...
28-04-2004 18:46Ever been in a band in Liverpool...and played the Picket?
28-04-2004 16:53Arrests confirm pattern of garda harassment.
This video was made by 6 video activists (4 of who had never held a video camera) after learning basic camera and editing skills they made this short film about the importance of having a media center in Dublin for Mayday.
28-04-2004 14:12Report on imc ireland about the WEF protests in Warsawa, Poland, comparing the level of repression with Dublin.
Mayday media shame
28-04-2004 13:45The Bush family's interests in Gold mining: it's corruption, and how it managed to deliberately kill Tanzanian gold minors who got in the way. Also includes details of legal threats and initimidation aimed at the author of the article, and The Guardian newsapaper which published it. Taken from an interview in Hustler magazine (US) - one of the few US magazines with the guts to publish anything contrary to the White House official line.
28-04-2004 13:42As Mayday is approaching, I am re-posting this piece from indymedia Ireland in memory of Canadian activist Tooker Gomberg who took his own life recently and in the hope that the activists among you will take note of his message. Tooker was an amazing activist - dedicated, creative, dynamic and effective. Sadly, he gave too much.
28-04-2004 12:44This is an urgent appeal to help two fellow human beings who are absolutely destitute.
Kaltuma Ahmed (22 years old) & Shamsa Noor (22 years old), are two young Muslim women from Somalia. Shamsa’s two brothers were killed in Somalia. Both girls are extremely distressed. They have been evicted from their NASS accommodation EVEN THOUGH THEIR CASE IS GOING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW. They have no entitlement to state support whatsoever.