UK Newswire Archive
There was an outrageous piece on the BBC Radio 4's Today programme the other day exposing the 'scandal' of the Home Office not arresting and deporting undocumented workers. As part of the report, BBC reporter John Minel entraped a worker into talking about his immigration status, and then betrayed him to the Home Office, leading to the man's arrest and imprisonment.
The Daily Mail today published a report about "hundreds of asylum seekers escaping deportation." But whlie the newspaper, famous for its racist attacks on immigrants and asylum seekers, attributed this 'failure' to the "incompetence by the Government's shambolic immigration department", activists and anti-deportation campaigns quite surely have a lot to do with it.
19-08-2006 15:5985 high-profile Hollywood stars, directors, studio bosses and media moguls, has taken out a powerfully-worded full page advertisement in today’s Los Angeles Times newspaper. “We the undersigned are pained and devastated by the civilian casualties in Israel and Lebanon caused by terrorist actions initiated by terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and Hamas,” the ad reads.
19-08-2006 15:44A big operation has begun to evict up to 1,000 immigrants, who have been occupying a former student hostel in Cachan, on the outskirts of Paris, for over 5 years. The block, which is mainly occupied by undocumented immigrants and homeless people, is one of the biggest squats in Europe.
19-08-2006 13:20It is called "Camp X-ray" as though it were some Comic Book or Hollywood movie camp. The reality is that "Camp X-ray" rings closer to "Arbeit Macht Frei". Then it was the Nazi Germans and Jews. Now it is Imperialist Americans and Muslims. History repeating itself.
19-08-2006 03:30San Francisco Bay View newspaper - the Best Black
Newspaper in the US! [They print the truth when no one
19-08-2006 00:58The strange near-death of an active Army Ghost Troop seems more than suspicious, as the unit leader, Captain May, explains in this most revealing report to the Army Inspector General. Are Ghost Troops, who serve on a mission of conscience to spread the word about the 911 set up -- and prevent future ones -- on the Bush League hit list?
19-08-2006 00:24Government officials are the Dr. Frankensteins who created the homicidal monster of the industry that makes and sells the most industrially-contaminated products in history.
Dr. Frankenstein pretends to prosecute and condemn its own creation. Mainsteam news plays along.
18-08-2006 23:42"I will create a standing order of 5 pounds per month to support an organisation that will campaign for digital rights in the UK but only if 1,000 other people will too."
— Danny O'Brien
Deadline to sign up by: 25th December 2005
1,038 people have signed up (38 over target)
Country: United Kingdom
18-08-2006 16:45Border Social Forum in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
October 13-15 2006