UK Newswire Archive
24-07-2004 14:08Kabul - Forces loyal to the commander of Army Corps No 7, Gen Atta Mohammad, attacked the police headquarters of the northern city of Mazar-e Sharif last week and took control of it.
The parliamentary, district etc elections will be next April or maybe May or
perhaps June or even never (see related articles). Massaoda Jalal, the only
female candidate for president was in UK this week (see articles). From Bush’s
point of view if the elections are going to be relatively peaceful they can be
spun as bringing democracy to Afghanistan but if it looks like they will be a
violent mess then they are likely to be post phoned again until next year and he
can spin how the process of democracy is firmly n place n Afghanistan.
24-07-2004 12:14Sunday 25th July sees a rally in Trafalgar Square at 1pm, by the Islamic fundamentalist group Al-Mahajiroun.
The National Front have called a counter demonstration.
The new anti-fascist group Anti-Fa sees very little difference between the fascism of the National Front and the Islamic fundamentalism of Al-Mahajiroun.
Indeed their views on gay people, Jews, Women, Trades Unionists, Anarchists etc would appear to be virtually identical.
Meet outside the national Gallery at 12.30pm.
24-07-2004 08:452 sheffield activists were part of the imc team at wsf 2004, mumbai.
Here are links to their reports.
24-07-2004 07:18Due to oncoming humanitarian disaster in Western Sudan estimated to be the largest of its kind in last two centuries and general ignorance on it (about 300 thousand to 1 mln people are forecasted to die) we are having a benefit to support the campaign to save children lives. This action was initiated be Unicef with Oxfam now joining in the humanitarian emergency aid.
23-07-2004 20:47Use Your Loaf, squatted Social Centre in Deptford, South London, is under threat of eviction on Monday 26th July.
23-07-2004 20:33Friday 30th July put it in your diary, Critical Mass rides again.
23-07-2004 20:29Is Blair trying to pull a 'Clinton in Kosovo'?
trying to gain popularity after the iraq occupation
strange parallels - Are the Islamic Sudanese a wicked faith?
or is that kind of twisted uber-patriotism 'different' to Blairs
corporate sponsored 'moral crusade'
23-07-2004 19:23Current sheffield first bus strike, the reality for customers.
23-07-2004 17:53The FBI has actively been harassing activists in the past two days in Denver, Lawrence, Kirksville, Columbia, and Topeka.
23-07-2004 17:16I see I have your attention.
Before I get onto testicles, let me just say:
In section 1, we’ll talk balls. Section 2 will look at why exactly our precious genetic inheritance is being threatened – for no good reason at all, it turns out, except meeting government targets and enriching one bloated company. Section 3 has a list of resources from Greenpeace for anyone who wants to act…
23-07-2004 16:40Dear friends,
Below please find details of some of the latest horrors from Iraq as compiled by www.icasualties.org Note that the death toll for U.S. GI's now stands at 905 and is rising fast. Please spread this report as widely as possible. jamie
23-07-2004 15:50With news this week that the car is a less polluting form of transport than the car should we re-think our views ?
23-07-2004 14:32Corruption and pocketing of donated funds.