UK Newswire Archive
Attatched is a pdf file of the latest Newsletter (small file = quick download!).
14-03-2005 21:15Pictures of an evicted traveler site, Paines Lane.
Worldwide Protest Against the Canadian Slaughter of Seals
Tomorrow there will be a worldwide protest against the annual Canadian seal cull.
14-03-2005 18:34The security advisor under President Carter criticizes the delusional US foreign policy and urges recognizing Iran as a stability factor.
14-03-2005 18:32The trial of five anti-war activists accused of criminally damaging a US military plane at Shannon Airport two years ago has collapsed at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
The trial began last Tuesday, but the presiding judge discharged the jury for undisclosed reasons this morning and ordered a retrial...
Between 1.5 and 2 million opposition activists converged on Beirut's downtown Martyrs Square and surrounding neighborhoods to mark the lapse of one month on Hariri's assassination. They shouted slogans demanding the resignation of all security commanders in Lebanon because of dereliction of duty in stopping the assassination.
14-03-2005 16:44Tomorrow morning at 11am, Gianfranco Fini, Leader of the nadtional Alliance party and Italian foriegn minister will be arriving with the president of italy for a state visit to see the Queen.
14-03-2005 16:06Pathfinder schemes are operating in some of our most deprived areas. Nominally they are about urban regeneration, in reality pushing up property prices for the lucky few and providing 'development opportunities' for property developers.
14-03-2005 14:01The Resist G8 South East Regional Assembly is a co-ordination of groups and individuals opposed to the G8 and who are mobilising towards the G8 Summit in Gleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland in July 6th-8th.
On 19 March there will be an opportunity to march under the simple banner "against *all* war"
14-03-2005 10:57Just in case you haven't noticed, the LSF is having a meeting TONIGHT
tonight, from 6:00 pm, @ Ashbee Hall, part of Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS.
14-03-2005 10:52Second European Day of Actions for Migrant Rights
2nd April 2005
12 noon - 2pm Cornmarket, Oxford
stall / letter-writing/ music/ street theatre
Campaign to Close Campsfield / Bicester Refugee Support and others
14-03-2005 10:31We will not give up our hard won rights!
Monday 14 March 4-6pm mass protest in Parliament Sq.
as Lords debate government banning protests
14-03-2005 08:29Moscow police "deport" illegal migrants by taking all their cash and throwing them out of the city.
14-03-2005 08:28This IWPR report looks at events in the past week as Kyrgyzstan undergoes political turbulence following the first-round parliamentary election on February 27 and ahead of the run-offs on March 13
14-03-2005 08:26Third wave of medical cuts closes hospitals everywhere except the capital.
14-03-2005 05:42U.S. Navy documents released today by the American Civil Liberties Union reveal that abuse and even torture of detainees by U.S. Marines in Iraq was widespread. One Navy criminal investigator sent an e-mail in June 2004 describing his Iraq caseload "exploding" with "high visibility cases."