UK Newswire Archive
09-04-2006 12:41Activists drum on the fences of Colnbrook in solidarity with detainees inside, whilst aggressive police throw their weight around.
09-04-2006 10:06Public Meeting: Bring the Troops Home, Don't Attack Iran, 7.30 Weds 19th April. Asian Cultural Centre
09-04-2006 09:57on april 6th, brian haw's campaign manager and long-standing right-hand woman, maria gallestegui, won a historic battle against the ridiculous section 132 law banning protest around parliament. her case was thrown out of the high court when the prosecution offered little evidence.
08-04-2006 23:46Michael Smith broke the Downing Street memo leak story. Today he reveals the identities of the forgers of "the documents, which emerged in 2002, were used in a State Department fact sheet on Iraq's weapons programme to build the case for war. They were denounced as forgeries by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shortly before the 2003 invasion." The documents, which emerged in 2002, were used in a State Department fact sheet on Iraq's weapons programme to build the case for war. They were denounced as forgeries by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shortly before the 2003 invasion."
08-04-2006 23:39Anti GM people gathered to build a bonfire on our local see seven counties hill. In various direction there were other fires to be seen.
08-04-2006 20:14On Saturday 8th April, over 250 protestors successfully voiced their refusal of the UK’s racist, repressive detention and deportation system for asylum seekers with a demonstration outside Harmondsworth & Colnbrook Detention Centres near Heathrow.
These posts are from a Brighton based activist spending April in occupied Palestine with the International Solidarity Movement, a network of international activists set up to support Palestinian non violent resistance agaisnst Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. In these posts I will be writing short accounts of aspects of the occupation and resistance…
08-04-2006 16:48Noborder activists report that 120 detainees started a one week hungestrike in response to their treatment during the demonstration. They were prevented from leaving the building or approaching the windows in order to prevent them seeing the demonstration. At least one person was beaten while trying this.
08-04-2006 15:50On Saturday 8th April 2006, rampART radio broadcast five hours of live coverage of the No Borders Day Of Action consisting of the demonstration at Harmondworth detention centre near Heathrow airport and the solidarity demo organised by UNITY in Glasgow...
08-04-2006 13:52The former intelligence officials depict planning as "enormous," "hectic" and "operational".
On Friday 7th April, Catalyst Media launched the latest edition of ‘Nerve’ – their local arts and social issues magazine.
08-04-2006 12:21large police presence. Someone has locked themselves to the fence and they trying to release him or her. The cops have imposed restrictions on the deme, not allowing us to leave as a group and move to the field, where inmates can see us.