UK Newswire Archive
16-01-2007 16:06Since Monday 8 January the Home Office has again begun arresting rejected Iraqi Kurdish asylum seekers in Manchester, Birmingham and Doncaster, presumably with a view to forcibly removing them to Northern Iraq. This is in the week that UNHCR warned that Iraq cannot deal with the number of displaced persons it already has, that Tony Blair says Britain has to keep fighting wars, and George Bush announces that he intends to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq.
16-01-2007 15:50Channel 4 Big Brother discriminates against Asians for the sake of good TV & advertising ratings.
16-01-2007 15:49A number of Iraqi Kurdish asylum seekers have been detained across the UK this month. No removal dates seemed to have been set as yet.
16-01-2007 15:12Today Anne Owers, Chief Inspector of Prisons, publishes reports of unannounced inspections on four immigration short-term holding facilities (STHF) at Colnbrook near Heathrow Airport, Reliance House and John Lennon Airport, Liverpool and Sandford House, Solihull.
Below are quotes and extracts NCADC has taken from the reports.
16-01-2007 12:36Move over Mafia, Cocaine cartels, Russian, Balkan, Cuban groups, Triads and numerous other criminal organisations – the U.S. State is taking over! Today, the methodologies of the American State cannot be distinguished from the methods of organised crime. The latest executions of Saddam’s cronies and the newly signed deal to allow American Oil Companies unprecedented access and open slather exploitation of Iraqi Oil reserves leave little doubt regarding the real intentions of the illegal invasion. The Washington line of spreading ‘liberty’ and ‘democracy’ will go down in history as a feeble and transparent charade. Nevertheless, America has proven that caveman tactics of brute force and mindless violence (over 655,000 dead) succeed in satisfying immediate needs. It has also become apparent that the USA is unable to see the untenability of its actions in the long term – America has failed to assess the real costs of its morally bankrupt actions!
16-01-2007 11:16Who cares what Simone Clarke thinks in private? Her performance as Giselle was sprightly, springy and brilliant.
Former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan speaks of the shocking torture and the knowingly false intelligence produced in the so called "War on Terror".
16-01-2007 08:42Raising awareness of the difficuties faced by pensioners in Britain
16-01-2007 08:40President George W. Bush’s paradoxical “new strategy” in Iraq is doomed by its own contradictions as much as by Iraqi and regional paradoxes and would in no time prove that the U.S. president’s go-it-alone approach will only extend the failure of the 2003 military invasion in developing into a permanent occupation, amid wide spread world and American calls for withdrawal and political solution.
16-01-2007 07:50Is 2007 the year for further US aggression?