UK Newswire Archive
19-05-2005 23:31A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
19-05-2005 23:06After the end of the march, about 100 people attacked some riot police with molotov cocktails. The police responded with tons of teargasses. An hour later, riot police and undercover cops wearing hoods stormed the center of Athens (Exarchia). They started arresting people from bars and cafeterias.
19-05-2005 22:38The new Immigration Minister, Tony McNulty, takes up his post and needs to know how we feel about his inhumane detention and deportation policies.
19-05-2005 22:17A demonstration has been called for this Saturday in reponse to the tragic events in Uzbekistan.
19-05-2005 19:23Creation of the
"CRIIRAD - Bandazhevsky" Laboratory
Mark Curtis Interview (36 mins - 48kbps mono)
Interview with Mark Curtis from the World Devolopment Movement who also wrote Web of Deceit. The detailed interview explains some of the fundamentals of how the G8 works and their aims, and talks about corporate agendas, the truth behind development and debt, protests and campaigns, Bono Geldolf and the Government, the media, as well as Britain's role within the G8.
19-05-2005 18:06After the trial for the police blitz at Diaz school, now police under trial for the tortures at Bolzaneto barrack.
19-05-2005 18:00A major study by the UN and Iraqi officials found that life in Iraq has decayed significantly since foreign forces invaded, following a general trend seen in most sectors since the imposition of a global embargo in 1990.
19-05-2005 16:37George Galloway will be on BBCs Question Time at 10.35 pm tonight
19-05-2005 16:1318th May:
A massive security clampdown has been announced around Prestwick airport for July ahead of the G8 Summit, as details emerged of US military demands for premission to act independently of domestic security forces.
19-05-2005 13:50"Our freely elected delegates are not free in their decisions.. Profit maximization is passed off as a basic value instead of the social obligation of property.. The freely elected members of parliament submit to the internal and global pressure of large capital. Democracy perishes.."
19-05-2005 11:42This demonstration has been called by a group of UK-based Uzbek dissidents, and is supported by Craig Murray, Britain's former Ambassador to Uzbekistan.
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19-05-2005 11:39Two people, John and Kathleen McCarthy died tragically last night in a fire on the threatened with eviction site, Dale Farm.
19-05-2005 11:14On Malcolm X's 80 birthday, Peter Tatchell reveals the hidden gay past of the American black nationalist leader
continues today with 500 Tupinikim and Guarani participating.
Aracruz will go to court, according to their comments in the media
More news later on.
Article on the forests of silence follows.
Forests of Silence—Terra de Resistancia
On Wednesday the 16th of February 2005 the Kyoto Protocol came into effect. As well as attempting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the international agreement also aims to offset carbon pollution through sequestration methods known as clean development mechanisms.
One of the CDM’s included in the Kyoto Protocol are so called planted forests. All over the world, millions of hectares of living trees are being planted or planted. As well as providing rich industrialised countries with valuable resources such as paper pulp, these ‘planted forests' also theoretically absorb carbon from the atmosphere and are a major market mechanism for combating climate change.