UK Newswire Archive
02-11-2006 16:18the mexican government ocupation forces in oaxaca, the butchers of the federal police (PFP), the army and van fulls of armed paramilitaries. are attacking the APPO resistance stronghold, and host to Radio Universidad, radio resistance, apporadio - attacking the University.
Early morning on September 5th security guards burst into the sleeping quarters of Colnbrook detention centre in west London. The guards had come to take thirty two Iraqi Kurdish men away. Barefoot, handcuffed, with the guards swearing at them, the thirty two were taken to RAF Brize Norton. Their threatened forced deportation to Arbil in northern Iraq was imminent. In response, one man slit his throat and up to fourteen others took overdoses or cut themselves in a desperate attempt to avoid "removal". One eye witness described the scene at the holding area at the airport as "carnage with blood on the walls".(1) The Kurds knew the danger of returning to Iraq. They had fled the country years before because of that danger.
02-11-2006 15:01Government plans to put medical records on a national electronic data base are going ahead.
02-11-2006 14:46British police try to arrest one of the two Iranian refugees who applied to have Khatami arrested under Section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1998.
02-11-2006 14:46SPEECH BY ESTAT CATALÀ IN THE UNITARY ACT COMMEMORATING THE 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRATS DE MOLLÓ EVENTS. 22 OF OCTOBER OF 2006
02-11-2006 14:38A group from Lancaster, Lune Valley, and three areas in Cumbria came together to help maintain the 365 faslane blockade.
02-11-2006 14:01Houston USA: Justice for Janitors campaign needs your active support NOW.
Thousands of migrant cleaners are on strike in Houston, the 4th most important city in the US - and Bush territory.
02-11-2006 13:54On Wednesday night, London activists threw red paint to symbolise the blood of the people of Oaxaca on the walls, stairs and doors of the Mexican Embassy
02-11-2006 13:39Francisco Santos Vice-President of Colombia has come to Britain to launch a publicity campaign against the Curse of Cocaine. He is targeting cocaine users in adverts paid for by European governments and has already appeared at events in Birmingham, Basingstoke and a press conference in London yesterday. The Colombia Solidarity Campaign states that Santos is involved in a well funded and carefully prepared attempt to manipulate public opinion, deflecting attention way from his own government’s responsibility in a conflict that has generated the worst human rights violations in the western hemisphere.
02-11-2006 12:42What should the left say about the Stern report? Can we save the environment under capitalism? Is the workers' movement part of the problem or part of the solution? What kind of society can establish a sustainable relationship between human beings and the environment?
The 55-year-old Rio Grande City native and one-time top U.S. commander in Iraq retired in a formal ceremony at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio on Wednesday.
02-11-2006 12:11Avigdor Lieberman’s ascent to a strategic executive role in Israel has unmasked the artificial divide between left and right and revealed the mainstream ruling elite as still in consensus on the Zionist goals, a fact that rules out any credible peace process in the foreseeable future and dooms peace and left, until a forcible outside intervention could enforce a de-Zionization of peace-making.
02-11-2006 11:49A United Nations expert on human rights law body has declared the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein before an Iraqi special court is illegal because it violates the right to fair trial under international law writes Saleh Al-Mukhter.
02-11-2006 11:10come and support the event challenging the Govts Welfare Reform Bill,
we need everyone to raise this issue,