UK Newswire Archive
23-08-2005 16:29Right wing tv evangelist calls for chavez to be killed
23-08-2005 16:27Again testfields have been destroyed in the Netherlands. At least 3 out of 8 testfields didn't survive the weekend of the 23-24th July.
23-08-2005 15:27The Geneva Conventions (IV) of 1949 - also signed by the United States - prohibit the modification of the domestic laws or legal institutions of the occupied power.
23-08-2005 14:43So . . . you're a political activist and you think that it's necessary to use the mainstream media to educate people about certain issues. It seems to make sense that you should use these methods to reach people, because otherwise, who will notice you?
Many people are familiar with Israel’s use of Caterpillar armoured bulldozers in Palestine and the US military’s use of militarised bulldozers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia. Now news has emerged that Caterpillar machines are responsible for the destruction of over 300,000 indigenous homes in Zimbabwe, during Operation Murambatsvina, (literally “clean out the trash” in Shona), in which impoverished supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change were driven out of urban settlements into strenuously guarded rural camps.
23-08-2005 09:34As part of the week of action against Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) this is a call for parents and children (and anyone wishing to support them) to take part in a baby/kids bloc on the fluffy day at DSEi.
23-08-2005 01:12Ten years post - war, Serbia continues her legacy of destruction.
22-08-2005 23:08Nowhere in the Operation Fundraiser 'Annual Report 2004-2005' does it mention the £200,000 that was very likely handed over to Manchester Pride to cover running costs.
22-08-2005 19:59Tony Blair seems to be about to get his comeuppence if this article has any truth in it at all - and the source appears to be a good one.
22-08-2005 19:22A response to post 7/7 media coverage of Muslims.
22-08-2005 19:19**Call for Urgent Support**
In less than a month, four British activists will face trial for
challenging a British company involved in facilitating the Economic
Occupation of Iraq. The chaining of Iraq’s economy to irreversible
economic conditions through Orders passed by the Coalition Provisional
Authority, accompanied by Structural Adjustment Programs rammed through
using Iraq’s odious regime incurred debt, has lead to the steady
imposition of free market lead structures upon Iraq without the consent
of the Iraqi people. This process is barely known, and barely reported
on but has longterm implications for the people of Iraq, their futures
and the future of US empire in the Middle East.
22-08-2005 14:14The IWW’s Scottish Parliament Job Branch has filed a strong protestagainst the Parliament’s decision to strip the Scottish Socialist Party members’ 14 staff of one month’s wages, noting that the decision – taken by the Labour Party majority – violates the workers’ fundamental labour rights.
22-08-2005 13:06"The neoliberal policy of the last years is entangled in a deep legitimation crisis. Unemployment is not lowered through social cuts.. Dismantling democracy and increased repression go along with militarization.. Another world is possible when we reorganize cooperative global life.."
22-08-2005 13:01A funny story about cops shooting each other with taser weapons and then taking legal action against the gun maker.
Several UK police forces have already armed themselves with this weapon.
22-08-2005 12:58AMMAN — Police on Sunday detained two Egyptians suspected of involvement in a rocket attack on US warships moored off the southern Port of Aqaba, a day after arresting an Iraqi, security sources told Agence France-Presse. "The security forces detained two Egyptian suspects," one source said, declining to elaborate.