UK Newswire Archive
In an interview with Channel 4's Dispatches, to be aired on Monday, former home secretary David Blunkett admitted that he suggested to the war cabinet during the 2003 invasion of Iraq that Britain's military should bomb Aljazeera's television transmitter in Baghdad. Two weeks after Blunkett urged the prime minister to attack al-Jazeera, the American military bombed the station's Baghdad offices, killing journalist Tareq Ayoub.
12-10-2006 20:34"The Beeb", once better than the rest, is now an openly Government-controlled Propaganda vehicle.
12-10-2006 19:35The website campaigning to secure a full public and parliamentary debate on the replacement of Britain's nuclear weapons system, Trident has been growing rapidly, today passing the 500 signatories mark.
12-10-2006 19:31A call for solidarity with the people of Rossport and Erris in County Mayo, Ireland in their fight against Shell Oil's attempts to destroy their community and environment.
The death toll in Gaza reaches to seven, five from the same family, while in the West Bank army invades cities and takes prisoners, these stories and more coming up stay tuned.
12-10-2006 17:20Britain: Labor government proposes punitive welfare reforms
Fri, 2006-08-25 02:41
By Jean Shaoul – World Socialist Web Site
The Labor government’s Welfare Reform Bill published before the parliamentary recess seeks to force the most vulnerable members of society—the sick, single parents and older workers—off benefits and into work.
12-10-2006 15:22gay rights group Outrage! highlights the report in The Times concerning Iran's attacks on its own minorities....
(Twiglet-Now try saying we don't campaign against anyone else other than lgbt.. We always have highlighted general attacks on everyone's human rights etc. anyway..)
12-10-2006 15:03HOW DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE CLASS ARE BEING DESTROYED
12-10-2006 15:00Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of peace activists charged with conspiricy to cause criminal damage to Iraq bound B52 bombers
This story was never reported by the mainstream UK national media, why?
12-10-2006 14:30We're only interested in the sort of terrorism that suits our paranoia
12-10-2006 14:07All and each one of the threats related by brilliant George Orwell is receiving realism to huge steps. We attended a formidable spectacle in which we are imprisoned of the systematic use of social engineering destined to conserve them privileges of few in damage of the most essential rights of the set of the Humanity.
12-10-2006 14:02Special screening of "A letter to the Prime Minister: Jo Wilding's Diary from Iraq." Part of the "No More Fallujahs" month of action against war and occupation: www.rememberfallujah.org.
12-10-2006 14:00Public meeting with two UK activists on the theme of the "war on terror" at home and abroad. Part of the the "No More Fallujahs" month of action against war and occupation: www.rememberfallujah.org.