UK Newswire Archive
19-11-2004 17:42In an extraordinary act to limit freedom of speech on campus the Students Union at the University of Warwick has given in to pressure from the Jewish-Israeli society. It is believed that the Israeli Embassy also interfere in the effort to block the programme on the Israeli/Palestine issue. Ironically, three of the speakers they so keen to silence are Jewish, one of them is an Israeli.
19-11-2004 17:38The CPS has dropped charges against two protestors who argue that the
privatisation of the Iraqi economy is illegal under international law
and that an event held in April 2004 - The Iraq Procurement Conference -
was illegal as it was aiding and abetting acts of pillage. The two have
picked up the case and demanded it be heard, in effect now taking the
government and event organisers to court.
Animal rights extremists are "thugs" threatening freedom in Britain, says the chancellor of Oxford University.
19-11-2004 16:33Military families against war speak out. check out their new website
19-11-2004 11:25Public Meeting - 7.30pm Thursday 25th November
Somerville College (Flora Anderson Hall)
Speakers from Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Greens, Labour, Lib Dem and YCL.
19-11-2004 10:29Set in the year 2016 this essay "looks back" at the events which led to the "liberation of America."
19-11-2004 09:49A diary from Bex Tyrer from Oxford, writing from Beit Sahour, Palestine.
19-11-2004 09:45With musicians Mick Henry and friends
Saturday 20th November 8pm
East Oxford Community Centre (corner of Princes St and Cowley Road)
19-11-2004 09:40On Tuesdays from 7.30pm we have a reading group.
19-11-2004 09:39Further to recent actions in Oxford concerning Arafat's death and the re-arrest of nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu, here is a recent statement from Mordechai Vanunu himself.
19-11-2004 09:32The Animal Liberation Front is claiming responsibility for the liberation of 401 animals from the University of Iowa in the early hours of November 14th, 2004. All animals on the third floor of the UI psychology department -- 88 mice and 313 rats -- were removed, examined and treated by a sympathetic veterinarian, and placed in loving homes.
19-11-2004 09:23Azim Ansari is an Afghan refugee studying at St Johns. The Home Office is trying to deport him and his brother back to Afghanistan, claiming it is now safe for them to return.
They want to stay here, to work and build a secure life for themselves. They fear further persecution in Afghanistan and since the disappearance of their family they have nobody and nothing to go back to.
More details of their case here:
19-11-2004 04:38The Liberation of America is an essay written in 2016. It looks back at the history of America's second war of independence.
19-11-2004 03:14I am a former stateless refugee. From america, england and france, we lost fifty percent of our lands....our lands will never be returned to us. My life was just deportation, refugee camps, waiting for the good will of others.
19-11-2004 00:51So the US is going down, for now, but we can prevail elsewhere!
19-11-2004 00:36A 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, Russia, China, and Cuba.