UK Newswire Archive
15-06-2006 23:39Police in Eugene, Oregon have arrested 21-year-old Army Specialist Suzanne Swift for refusing to return to fight in Iraq. Swift served in Iraq for a year but decided she could not return and went AWOL. Not only did she feel the war lacked purpose, Swift said her superiors repeatedly sexually harassed her while serving in Iraq. We speak with her mother, Sara Rich.
15-06-2006 21:26Russian police reveal the true nature of their ilk worldwide with the deliberate targetting of anarchists at a collective farm in Russia.
15-06-2006 17:57Guess who’s coming to dinner? The President of the United States. But for the U.S. media, this peculiar party crashing by President Bush was a Big Moment, not an embarrassment.
15-06-2006 17:55Police raided narrowboats on the Thames thinking that they had been hijacked by suicide bomber terrorists.
15-06-2006 16:55Begum Must Stay! - Begum Belongs to Dover
Begum is an Indian rape survivor who does not wish her full identity to be revealed for fear that her abusive ex husband will find her and kill her if she is forcibly returned to India.
Begum faces deportation to India on Saturday June 17th on flight AI 102 at 9.45am from Heathrow Airport.
15-06-2006 16:37News About the Student Struggle taking place in Chile - Call to action to organise a protest at the Chilean embassy.
15-06-2006 16:35George Galloway the MP for Bethnal Green and Bow made a rare appearance in the UK House of Commons on Wednesday 14 June 2006. Rare in the sense that his presentation was low key. Much lower key than many of his comments on the same subject, the Crossrail Bill, had been. In the course of the past five months, at least until Monday 10 April 2006, George Galloway’s comments made in the constituency have been emphatically unequivocally opposed to the CrossRail Bill. It was logically expected therefore that when his turn came to formally speak to his own petition lodged in September 2005 against the Crossrail Bill, he would maintain the standard of arguments and democratic outrage that were present in all those other comments he had made against the CrossRail plan. But Galloway did not maintain that standard in his presentation in the Hosue of Commons Crossrail Bill select committee yesterday..
15-06-2006 16:22CANDLE-LIT DEMONSTRATION OF SUPPORT, THIS EVENING, 9.45 pm
Government policy is aimed at destroying hope among detainees.
Tonight, we want to show them that there are people out here who care.
Please join the Campaign to Close Campsfield and Oxford Students to
Close Campsfield/Student Action for Refugees (STAR) TONIGHT, Thursday
the 15th of June, for a vigil 21.45-22.30
Meeting for lifts outside the Taylorian Institute on St Giles at 21.20.
Bring musical instruments, candles, jamjars...
Army arrests three residents from Nablus and invades Kofer Harres village near Salfit also Army arrests one resident from Attil village And four residents from Hebron Meanwhile Unknown gunmen abducts a resident in Khan-Younis town in the Gaza strip
Those stores and more coming up stay tuned.
15-06-2006 15:05Pre-Climate Camp Picnic- Bristol Sunday 25th June
15-06-2006 14:51The Council have refused Bradford PSC a stall at the Mela on the advice of the Police. They have stated the Mela is a family event but have not given us any reason(s) as to why our stall would be unsuitable or unfamily friendly.