UK Newswire Archive
05-12-2004 17:51Six indigenous people have been on hunger strike
at the UN in Geneva in protest at the UK and
other governments' blocking of an historic UN
declaration on indigenous rights.
We invite concerned people to join us for an afternoon and evening of protest at Marks and Spencers ongoing links with the state of Israel.
The actions will start outside M&S HQ, 35 North Wharf Rd. London W2 1NW at 4pm - bring banners, things to make a noise, and a sense of humour!!!
From HQ we will be moving on to the Millenium Hotel, Grosvenor Square, where M&S CEO Stuart Rose is due to address the Annual Dinner of the British-Israel Chamber of Commerce - at a reception and dinner which starts at 7pm.
For further info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
While they stuff their faces, Palestinians go hungry .........
05-12-2004 15:14Tali Fahima`s arrest prolonged today
05-12-2004 12:53Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Christmas
its that time of year again folks when Birmingham city council looks at their lists to see whos been naughty and whos been nice and decides to evict the lot of them regardless
Next on their list is us
05-12-2004 12:19The head of the US Central Command, General John Abizaid has stated that even with the extra troops that have been sent to Iraq by Bush, he cannot see how elections can take place in the chaos which exists in the country.
05-12-2004 12:01AS A lawyer, I have other concerns beyond whether David Blunkett is the father of the two children to a married woman he was having an affair with and whether he fast-tracked a visa for her servant.
Is he guilty under the law of harassment?
05-12-2004 11:48There have been some appauling incidents reported from Fallujah, ever since the US regime decided to adopt the "Hama rules" against "insurgents" there.
In this article, an Iraqi journalist tells of Americans who, he says "grew easily frustrated with Iraqis who could not speak English."
05-12-2004 04:48Eviction alert at the Nursery Social centre in Birmingham
05-12-2004 02:51Death Threats Abound to Anyone Who Speaks the Truth and Accuses the U.S. Government of Complicity in 9/11. Sounds Like the U.S. Government has Something Very Big to Hide!
05-12-2004 01:19In a shocking twist of events, on Saturday 4th December 10 members of the Marks and Spencers Picket were arrested by the Greater Manchester Police.........
YOU GOT TO BE kIDDING ! cLICK ON THE SITE AND YOU KNOW WHAT TO SAY !
04-12-2004 23:00Bellway Homes are behind the schemes threatening Sherwood Forest currently under eviction.
If you cannot make it to the site to save the woods, you can always take action from home by contacting Bellway direct.
04-12-2004 22:27The Portuguese President, Jorge Sampaio, dissolved the parliament earlier today as a result of the rising environment of political instability surrounding the center-right government of Pedro Santana Lopes. After last weeks precocious departure of the minister of sports and youth, Henrique Chavez, only 4 days after taking over the position, the president was left with little choice but to dissolve the parliament and call for general elections next February. Jorge Sampaio said, “The minimum stability to rule is not assured. This government cannot guarantee the exemption, coherence and stability necessary for the country.”
04-12-2004 21:1310 people were arrested today in Manchester city centre at the weekly picket that opposes Marks and Spencers' support of the Israeli state.
04-12-2004 19:09This afternoon the most serious attack on the democratic right to protest in Manchester occurred. At least nine protesters from Manchester Victory to the Intifada Group have been arrested under the Section 14 of the Public Order Act as the police attempt to crush the picket. We call upon everyone to call Manchester police to demand their immediate release. The number to call is 0161 872 5050. At this stage it is unclear to which police station our comrades have been moved to or the full extent of the charges or when they will be released.