UK Newswire Archive
20-11-2004 23:50Protestors picketed Starbucks in Edinburgh’s High Street for three and a half hours on Saturday 20th November. Demonstrators served up free zapatista coffee, proclaiming solidarity with the rebel indigenous movement in Mexico and with New York Starbucks workers in dispute with the coffee giant. The action was jointly organised by Edinburgh Branch Industrial Workers of the World and Edinburgh-Chiapas Solidarity Group.
November 20, 2004
Iran va Jahan
Translated from Persian text: Potkin Azarmehr
After the student uprising in July 1999, a massive crackdown took place in Iran. Many students were imprisoned, many disappeared and many were seriously injured. However, the crackdown in Tehran and some other cities like Tabriz was so severe that the events in other Iranian cities were somewhat under shadowed. Ahwaz, a hot Southern Iranian city was one of those where the suppression of the uprising was under reported.
20-11-2004 18:03Airbus fails to Expropriate Farmland in Germany- Jobs go to French Unions
20-11-2004 17:47bush 2nd term priorities?
20-11-2004 16:44Europe is focused on celebrating its ariline company they ingore the abuse of power by
these elite beneficiaries of state aid
20-11-2004 15:27Interview with Rebelión Animal from Uruguay, animal liberation
20-11-2004 14:57The following messages begin to give a sense of the level of destruction and death the U.S. has brought the city of Fallujah. Described below are massive war crimes, plain and simple. Please read and forward widely the appeal of NGO’s in that suffering city.
‘Now we’re taking you to court!’ - Protestors insist on trial as government and ‘plunder promoter’ drop charges
Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist and author of No Logo, had been scheduled to give evidence at the trial. She will take part in a press conference alongside the defendants and their lawyer at The National Union of Journalists, 308 Grays Inn Road, WC1, 4pm this Tuesday 24th November.
20-11-2004 13:10An ongoing showcase of contemporary filmmakers who are finding new forms of cinema to show resistance to globalization throughout the world.
20-11-2004 01:41A press release from Home Office which was published on Nov 11.
20-11-2004 00:55* The Venezuelan Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas (CRA) calls for solidarity with a project which is the first of its kind in our country: the opening (sunday 14th November 2004) of a Libertarian Social Studies Centre (Centro de Estudios Sociales Libertarios - CESL), together with a social library.
19-11-2004 23:52This is an interview conducted by a Boston indymedia person, posted up on Infoshop. Unemployment stands at 18% in Poland at the moment. The Polish AF has been at the forefront of autonomous support of workers' struggle (like the Ozarow cable factory workers dispute last year) and also supported a Yemeni Imam and lecturer who was expelled from Poland for his critical lectures on the role of Poland in occupying Iraq (it controls 5 provinces and some 15 multinational divisional forces and is the third partner in crime in the occupation). Moffaz, Israeli defence minister is currently visiting Poland to build arms trade links with Poland too (theyre already very strong with the US, Poland signed a strategic military relationship with the US in 2002 and aqcuired 48 F16 jets). The first US Military base is also to be built on Polish soil soon near Poznan.Polish people and the anarchist activists amongst them need our solidarity! There is a serious struggle ahead of us there.
19-11-2004 23:39This article suggests the way ahead against the landowners and other assorted aristos who make up the Countryside Alliance. Reversing the normal expectation of political legality this is deeply subversive.