UK Newswire Archive
08-12-2004 23:15Everyone who rises to prominence learns to think in the obsequious sentences of an English butler serving cookies to the Prince of Wales.. Wars as the US waged uninterruptedly in the last 60 years always serve to prevent democracy at home.
We Won't Go To Iraq
"I was told in basic training that, if I'm given an illegal or immoral order, it is my duty to disobey it, and I feel that invading and occupying Iraq is an illegal and immoral thing to do."
08-12-2004 22:05Important Info:
08-12-2004 21:19As "Coachnap" takes another step, Tony Hillier pays poetic tribute to Anni and Lindis who work tirelessly for accountability of American Bases.
08-12-2004 20:01A group of London and Brighton based activists are in Egypt for the convoy to the Rafah organised by the Egyptian Popular Committee for solidarity with the Palestinian Uprising. Over the next few weeks expect a number of reports on the sights and sounds that we come across. In this one, we visit destitute workers with asbestosis occupying their former employers factory in the City of 'The tenth of Ramadan", about an hour out of cairo.
08-12-2004 19:45The Sun newspaper has asked its readers to 'Shop a Skiver'.... so lets shop Murdoch
08-12-2004 18:55Benefit Gig for Cardiff Stop the War Coalition
08-12-2004 18:22INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY - DECEMBER 10TH
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was approved by the UN General Assembly in 1948. Yet 56 years later, and despite the ratification by Colombia of all the International Covenants that followed the UDHR, the Colombian people continue to suffer gross violations of their civil and political rights, but also of economic, social and cultural rights.
08-12-2004 18:04An Appeal for fundraising and donations...
08-12-2004 16:09COACH-NAPPED PROTESTORS “VIRTUALLY PRISONERS” RULES COURT OF APPEAL
Anti-war protestors are today celebrating a Court of Appeal ruling which
held that the police acted unlawfully in detaining them for 2½ hours without
08-12-2004 16:05Last week the police got themselves carried away by the injunction thinking that they could trample all over protestor rights at the behest of Oxford University, by moving people on when ever they tried to demonstrate against the animal labs being built. Not to be so easily dissuaded a group of us went back on Thursday and continued the mission to bring the horrific labs to the attention of the people of Oxford.
XXI CENTURY PART 5 'Civilization'
08-12-2004 12:54His "smoking gun" was the news that Kofi Annan's son received payments of $150,000 over several years from a company that was a contractor in the oil-for-food programme.
Where did this news come from? The New York Sun, a tiny newspaper founded by Canadian mogul Conrad Black four years ago as a mouthpiece for the neo-cons.
08-12-2004 11:49here is the email about applying to be independent observer for the Electoral Reform International Services who will pay travel, lodging and other expences.
There is not enough money to pay everyone going.... but perhaps some people could go in this way.
08-12-2004 09:22Countryside Alliance protest tonight.