UK Newswire Archive
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U.S. forces launched a major offensive on Monday night 8th November to regain control over the Iraqi rebel-held city of Fallujah. As of the morning of Tuesday 9th November fierce fighting is taking place within Fallujah. Ground troops are meeting opposition, while US artillery and missile-firing helicopters are pounding city buildings. Many civilian deaths are expected. Meanwhile on Monday another Black Watch soldier was killed.
In response in Edinburgh red paint and anti war slogans were sprayed on the US consulate [report | update and picture]. 100-150 protested in Parliament Square, Edinburgh, while protesters blocked roads in London and demos were scheduled for Monday evening in at least 30 locations Britain-wide. [Indymedia UK feature]
Protests are being called for town and city centres across Scotland from 5pm on Tuesday 9th November. In Glasgow meet in George Square. In Edinburgh meet in Parliament Square, marching on the Scottish Parliament around 5.30pm. Anti war demos are being called for town and city centres across Scotland from 5pm on Tuesday 9th November.
09-11-2004 12:21In Florida, the figures show that, in counties with 1 type of voting machine, voters with no Dem. or Rep. party affiliation appeared to split their votes roughly 50/50 between Bush and Kerry, which was to be expected; yet in counties with another type of voting machine, unaffiliated voters seemed to vote nearly 100% for Bush! Why did Florida voters with 1 type of machine vote 1 way, and voters with a different machine vote another?
09-11-2004 11:52emergency protest tonight at Bristol City Centre - meet up by the peace vigil
09-11-2004 10:18Vigil tonight - Tuesday, November 9th, at 6 PM on Cornmarket Street.
09-11-2004 09:59Sussex Action for Peace the Brighton anti-war coalition has called a demonstration today to protest against the illegal bombing of Fallujah.
Please come we meet at 5.30pm to churchill square.
Whos city? Our city!!!..
09-11-2004 09:55On the eve of Armistice Day, November 10th 2004, Stop the War Coalition has planned a series of events that will bring even greater pressure on Tony Blair and his bankrupt polices in Iraq. The most significant event will be the launch of a new organisation ' Military Families Against The War.'
09-11-2004 09:28http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/08/content_2191504.htm reports about dramatic situation in Fallujah
09-11-2004 07:38The Iraqi Judge Who Knew too Much -- and was Fired for It
09-11-2004 06:32Foreign Office minister, Bill Rammell MP, seemed to reveal more than he intended during an interview with Jon Snow on last night's Channel 4 News.
09-11-2004 05:07Pacifying The Population-BBC
09-11-2004 04:37Bush's re-election bears blood-drenched fruit with the assault on Falluja.
Perhaps a little bit tougher Rumsfeld if you happen to live there?
As you read this article, the Coca-Cola company is using para-military goon squads to kidnap, torture, and kill union organizers at their plants in Columbia, South America.
On Friday 5th of November around 60-80 people gathered in a small Sussex town called Steyning. Their intention was to disrupt a conference held at Wilton Park Conference Centre, Wiston House with the title ‘International Rule Breaking in Global Capital Markets’.
08-11-2004 22:14Advance notification of Palestinian crafts in Cambridge Market 21/11 - 4/12
08-11-2004 22:09A talk by Tim Llewellyn and Greg Philo about the way our political understanding is shaped by the media