UK Newswire Archive
20-06-2006 19:38Union Wins Landslide Victory
Cinema Workers Pull
Through with Vote for The IWW
20-06-2006 19:17Yorkshire Forward - Surveyors Witness Statement
20-06-2006 18:23The latest news on a U.S. class action lawsuit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by the Ogoni people of Nigeria.
20-06-2006 17:33On July 11, 2006 the issue of the unnecessary Compulsory Purchase Orders for our homes and businesses went to Public Inquiry. For those of you who have been to public meetings and been told by the council and their partners that these houses are definitely coming down - this is a lie. This is their preferred option, which will be decided by Public Inquiry, and then by Ruth Kelly MP, for the Government.
20-06-2006 17:08In truth, the war on Iraq is lost. Military commanders in the field admit this in reports to the Pentagon. In truth, American miltiary power cannot contain the growing violence. War is part of neoliberalism since profit maximization is the supreme and unquestioned goal.
One child injured in an explosion of an unidentified object in Tubas, Army arrests one resident from Bier Al Basha village south of Jenin and arrests 6 residents from Tulkarem, Israeli Army stationed in Hebron attack one child while settlers injure one resident. Army uproots scores of olive trees in Sebastiya village near Nablus and invades Nablus and Balata refugee camp yet again
The Israeli air force shells a blacksmith's workshop in Gaza, while the resistance fire 4 home made shells at the Israeli town of Sedorot.
Those stores and more coming up stay tuned.
Necati was raped and tortured by Greek coastguards on the island of Crete in 2001, while an immigration detainee. Today, 5 years after the event, 5 men found guilty in 2004 (though charged with lesser crimes of abuse and sexual assault) remain in uniform. An appeal that we understand will see their acquittal today takes place in the absence of Necati and in the absence of his evidence. Necati's letters to the court have been ignored, and his attempt to telephone the court revealed astonishing bias in favour of the guilty coastguard officers. such is justice in Greece. The Prime Minister's office and the President's office have so far declined to comment.
20-06-2006 16:36At the centre of the recent NHS computer debacle is an information system ripe for gross abuse: "The Spine".
You may have to actively opt out of having YOUR medical notes on this system.
Come to the demonstration outside court this Thursday...
In the last twelve months, MATILDA have turned an abandoned building into a thriving social centre. For a year we have put on performances, film showings and exhibitions, as well as providing much needed working and meeting space for local artists and activists.
This week, we are fighting eviction and will be demonstrating outside court to support those inside.
MATILDA needs your support too! The court case will be heard on:
- Thursday 22nd June, 10:30am
- at Sheffield County Court
- The Law Courts, 50 West Bar, Sheffield, S3 8PH
- Google Maps
20-06-2006 14:35CONFIDENTIAL MEMO
FROM: US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Baghdad
TO: Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State
SUBJECT: SNAPSHOTS FROM THE OFFICE
20-06-2006 14:21A networking event for individuals and organisations researching and campaigning on issues related to the neo-liberal city : on the processes of capitalist globalisation and the neo-liberal agenda which shapes it.
20-06-2006 13:51A Refugee Week Event
Asylum from rape:
Three tools in defence of rape survivors' right to international protection
20-06-2006 13:47Yesterday it was announced that the Camp for Climate Action will target Drax, the largest power station in Europe and the single largest emiter of carbon dioxide in the UK.
20-06-2006 13:21Turkmenistan is one of the world's most repressive regimes. Recently press attention has fallen on the increased EU trade with the country- in the form of Gas and Textile imports. The Turkmen regime's response has been another crackdown on human rights workers in the country. Many have been arrested on spurious charges and are being held, and tortured, in Turkmen prisons.