UK Newswire Archive
24-10-2004 22:12The U.S. government transferred al Qaeda fighters out of Afghanistan during the war there after it ruled that they were not protected by the treaty. Former members of the Iraqi military and Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, by contrast, are considered to be protected by the treaty, the Post said.
after so many words...
"An European Social Forum in London"
the images and the daily surprises of the European forum 2004
copyleft* photos reportage by Maurizio Biosa
24-10-2004 19:04This was sent to the ESF e-list. I cannot vouch for its authenticity but if what this person is saying is true it certainly sheds a very different light on things. Is anybody eles aware of this announcement being made in the Unison hall?
24-10-2004 16:46Next week at Maelstrom...
24-10-2004 15:50THE BBC'S NICHOLAS WITCHELL RESPONDS
24-10-2004 15:48His home is a roll of green plastic sheeting, his possessions no more than necessary to make coffee, keep warm and roll the occasional cigarette.
Approaching his fourth winter on Parliament Green, few passers-by even notice Brian Haw and his collection of anti-war poster. But Blunkett wants to legislate to silence him.
24-10-2004 14:00Resistance not responsible for abduction of aid worker. Will the CIA have her beheaded and offer another grisly video to assure the American people that our enemy is pure evil and that God is on “our side? The best protection we can offer her is to understand what is going on and spread that understanding. Wake up already. It’s 1984. jamie
"She had been living in Iraq for 30 years and she was a humanitarian. The resistance did not kidnap her because this would have left a bad impression of the resistance in the world," said another commander.
24-10-2004 13:47As part of the International Campaign to get Uranium based weapons banned..........
24-10-2004 10:25At least 5 Kurdish people have been arrested and charged with violent disorder and criminal damage arising from the incident with the bus on Spital Hill during the vigil for Naseh Ghafor's hunger strike. The incident happened around 7pm on Tuesday 17th August. Two English people are due to be charged soon. The Kurds are due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court on Tuesday 26 October. Amazingly the bus driver who started it all is not being charged !
24-10-2004 05:57Why do so many Americans still revere George Bush, the most failed president in US history? Because he reminds them of themselves.
24-10-2004 04:27right wing kiddies launch low level cyber 'attack' on Indymedia using simple HTML exploit. Originally seen on just NYC IMC, now the exploit has been published it is sweeping across dozens of other sites...
Free Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi
Our friend, Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi, who communicated us informations about the uprising of Falluja at our conference of solidarity with the Iraqi resistance, the 15th of May 2004 in Paris, have been arrested by US soldiers in the morning of the 4th of September 2004. We call for the immediate release of Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi.
23-10-2004 22:26Reading Anti-G8 group will host a public meeting, presented by the Dissent! roadshow group 'Trapese' at 8.00pm on Saturday 30th October at Reading International Solidarity Center.
23-10-2004 22:17About 200 people storm the European Social Forum on Saturday October 16th 2004...
There's two versions of the same video - if you have the connection the MP4 is much better...
23-10-2004 20:25What follows is a cautionary tale for all involved in covert direct action. Although the story is several weeks old, it hasn't previously been covered on indymedia and was the most worrying and comprehensive police interception those involved had ever experienced.. It also shows how many people are still taking (or trying to take) large scale action against GM.
23-10-2004 18:21A couple of groups connected to the Dissent! Network are calling for action against the "Rule Making in Global Capital Markets" conference to be held in Wilton PArk house in Styning from 5th-6th November 2004. The following is the text of the flyer. PDF versions of the flyer and poster are available from firstname.lastname@example.org