UK Newswire Archive
11-06-2005 16:04Check this exclusive track: http://www.soundclick.com/mrmanageftsyanyde recorded this week to coincide with the resistG8 movement against the G8 summit. This track is an exclusive. pass it on. support the movement.
11-06-2005 15:13"£30bn debts write-off agreed"
"G7 package brokered by chancellor will benefit 18 of world's poorest countries immediately."
11-06-2005 15:02200,000 people evicted in two weeks and another million threatened in Zimbabwe, appeal for urgent action.
11-06-2005 14:45Personal account of current events in Bolivia
11-06-2005 13:09some observations and solutions as to the worldcrisis
11-06-2005 12:31"American snipers killing mothers, soldiers executing civilians in the street, houses being demolished with entire families inside.
A little girl on the way home from school is shot through the abdomen while watching her younger brother’s delicate body explode under the voracity of bullets spit from the cold muzzle of an m-16."
11-06-2005 10:58The "war on terror", identified in Amnesty International's annual report as a new source of human rights abuses, is threatening to expand to Latin America, targeting indigenous movements that are demanding autonomy and protesting free-market policies and "neo-liberal" globalisation.
11-06-2005 10:52At the end of last year a peat processing plant near Glastonbury, Somerset, was sabotaged. The Plant processed peat for several companies distributing to Garden Centres. The peat was extracted from areas in and near 5 different Sites of Special Scientific Interest for their ecological value. These sites were within an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.
11-06-2005 10:27Liverpool Social Forum presents a benefit gig with 4 top local bands, at Hannah's Bar, Hardman St on Friday 17th June, from 8.30pm. £4 / £3 on the door. Proceeds go towards transport & other costs for getting groups from Liverpool up to Scotland for the G8.
“Armed police threatened to arrest a 10-year-old Wiltshire boy playing cowboys and Indians with a toy gun, his father claims.”
“A police marksman has been removed from firearm duties after a man was shot dead during a "pre-planned" operation.”
“Two police officers have been arrested on suspicion of murder, six years after they shot a man dead in east London”
“Police marksmen were called in to shoot three escaped cows that went on a six-hour rampage in a Cumbrian town.”
“No action will be taken against a police marksman who shot a 21-year-old man (armed with an umbrella) in Glasgow.”
11-06-2005 08:34Liverpool Social Forum is organising minibuses to the mass protests against the G8 in Scotland in July. We urgently need more experienced drivers who can drive minibuses.
11-06-2005 08:33$HUT DOWN TH€ G8 TO H€LL
THE QUEEN'S HEAD LIES ATOP THE PYRAMID OF BRITISH HIERARCHICAL POWER BUT IT IS THE MYTH OF DEMOCRACY THAT DELEGATES HER RESPONSIBILITIES TO TONY BLAIR VIA THE AFRICA COMMISSION. RATHER THAN EMPOWER AFRICAN NATIONS, THE WHITE SUPREMACISTS OF THE G8 HAVE CLEARLY LAID OUT A PROGRAMME OF FURTHER EXPLOITATION USING FINANCIAL REGULATION AND CONTROL FOR MANY MORE CENTURIES TO COME.
11-06-2005 08:28(Today) Saturday 11th June 12-2pm at the CASA, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool city centre.
Come and hear what can be done to support the newly emerging Iraq Trades Union Movement. You only need to bring your optimism and your practical ideas for activity.
11-06-2005 08:10The whole emphasis behind this regeneration initiative was to decimate the community through unnecessary demolition of perfectly good terraced housing and to socially cleanse the area of elderly home owners, RSL and private landlord tenants.
11-06-2005 03:14The recent bid of a disaffected Chinese consular official to defect in Australia has displayed some curious behaviour from all concerned, not the least being the ineptitudes of Chinese government officials. Representatives of sovereign powers are not usually intimidated by journalists; however, during an interview (on the Australian media) the Chinese ambassador’s response to a question regarding the claim that three thousand Chinese 'spies' were operating in Australia, exhibited all the inexperience expected from Chinese officials in matters of international espionage.
11-06-2005 01:13with the Srebrenica and OVL videos in mind, the following article is necessary reading
11-06-2005 00:37Following the damaging revelations last month that more than a million of the Make Poverty History wristbands have been sourced from Chinese sweatshops in ‘slave labour conditions’, a new scandal is about to break that goes right to the top of the star-studded anti-poverty coalition, Red Pepper can exclusively reveal.