UK Newswire Archive
20-09-2006 15:23This is the first part of an ongoing series I am still in the middle of mulling over regarding my recent visit to Israel and Palestine. I went as part of an all female, religiously mixed group of 1 Jew, 4 Muslims and me, a little old nothingist (and occasional faux-Christian for balances sake).
Read on for an analysis of the impending war with Iran, and see also:
The Next Phase of the Middle East War
The Pentagon's "Second 911"
20-09-2006 14:16Justice, democracy, freedom and human dignity should define our future, not the concepts of war strategies.
20-09-2006 13:21Monsanto is in court again. This time in France for having illegally imported soya seed contaminated with GM varieties.
20-09-2006 12:17The National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns has placed on its website Home office texts relevant to rules/guidance on how the Home Office enforce immigration controls.
Though the information below is relevant at time of posting, it may change. So please check with solicitor/case worker before using. The contents of this message should under no circumstances be seen as 'Immigration advice'.
All the information below can be accessed at http://www.ncadc.org.uk/
20-09-2006 12:05One year after the escalations in Ceuta and Melilla, a broad network of migration-related initiatives call for freedom of movement in a transnational day of action. In dozens of cities in Europe and also in Africa, manifestations and demonstrations are in preparation for 7th of October.
To organize such a day of migration-related actions was decided at the European Social Forum in May 2006, when about 15,000 people from different social movements met in Athens.
20-09-2006 09:57RUSI (Royal United Services Institute) Malvern C4ISTAR Conference 2006
19 - 21 Sep 2006
Theatre Complex, Grange Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire
see http://www.rusi.org/events/ref:E44C9E6B178396/ for more info
defiantly resisted the seizure of their homes and fields for the expansion
of an United States Army base. On September 13 at dawn, 22,000 riot police
invaded and occupied the villages. Police demolition equipment managed to
wipe out 68 empty houses. But the vastly outnumbered villagers and
supporters put up a fierce resistance, and managed to stop the cops from
destroying many of the houses that the Ministry of Defense had threatened
20-09-2006 01:49London Social Forum as part of international
support for World Habitat Day on Monday 2nd October 2006
Day of Direct Action on Housing & landrights in London.
Open Forum on speculation, housing, land, civil and social rights
Sunday October 1, 2006, 12.30pm-6 pm
Limehouse Town Hall,
646 Commercial Road, London E14 7HA
20-09-2006 00:17It’s difficult to imagine Oxford University professors having cosy chats with seasoned mercenaries. It’s even more difficult to believe that there is a strong link between leading Oxford University academics and men who are paid to go to war and whose only loyalty is to their bank accounts. Or is it?
19-09-2006 21:55Has anyone thought of Caracas or Bogotá as hubs of modern urban planning, models for other mega-metropolises that are threatened by rapidly rising populations, runaway crime and poverty, most of it squeezed into labyrinthine slums?
19-09-2006 21:24Vine and Fig Planter sent to Prison after having 'art to art' with magistrates - 19th September 2006
19-09-2006 21:11Activist jailed by Reading Magistrates' Court