UK Newswire Archive
03-06-2004 10:09Mohamaad Bakri and his film "Jenin, Jenin" are on tour the UK from 1 to 9 June. There are showings on Friday 4th in York and Bradford, and in Leeds on Monday 7th.
Join us on Sat 12th June to map out possible projects and strategies around the european social forum planned for October this year... from supporting existing projects like the NOMAD DIY open source translation infrastructure, to supporting autonomous spaces and using wi-fi to link spaces inside the ESF, outside the ESF and on the streets, radio and video streaming, alternative media centres and reporting, experimental media labs etc etc
Some initiatives are underway already, others are yet to be imagined...
03-06-2004 01:41p to 30 postal workers in the Grimsby area initially refused to deliver election literature for the British National Party (BNP).
02-06-2004 23:38www.globalecho.org is an Open publishing platform that invites registered users to post news, opinion, and comment on local and global issues. Intended for non-mainstream political and social news and views.
02-06-2004 23:31The US military’s use of homosexuality to humiliate Iraqi prisoners has been condemned as “homophobic sadism” by the gay rights group OutRage! It says the officially sanctioned culture of homophobia in the US armed forces is directly to blame.
02-06-2004 23:00Did anybody else notice that the BBC News website came up instead of the UK IndyMedia website earlier on this evening?
02-06-2004 20:44Seize The Day, described as 'Bold, Beautiful, Frontline Folk" by the Guardian (but imo, are much more) are playing a rare gig in Sheffield tomorrow, Thursday 3rd June..
02-06-2004 20:12The European Creative Forum Presents Visions of Another World - a series of monthly events every 2nd Saturday...
02-06-2004 20:0223Topia is a new anti-G8 social centre in Worthing
02-06-2004 18:31SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
The court case that could decide the future of the Gana and Gwi
Bushmen will be held in July this year. Two hundred and forty-eight
Bushmen and Bakgalagadi are taking Botswana to court over the
government's forced eviction of them and their families from their
ancestral land, in what could be a test case for Bushman rights
across southern Africa.
political activists this week: The War on Terrorism has come home.
02-06-2004 15:48Unite Anti Racist Festival has been forced to change the Venue to Hammersmith Apollo after Police Objections to it taking place in Finsbury Park.
02-06-2004 13:17On 1 June, 2004, Ludd, a For Mother Earth Scotland activist handed himself in to the police. A hearing was anticipated on 2 June, 1994. He is spending this time in jail for refusing to pay a £550 fine, imposed on him for opposing Government’s Weapons of Mass Destruction. He was charged only with of a breach of the peace. He was immediately taken to jail for 28 days on an extract warrant.
02-06-2004 12:41Activist on remand in Scotland for refusing to pay £550 fine for action at Faslane.