UK Newswire Archive
08-03-2007 21:10Hearings begin tomorrow for 14 men who were in secret CIA prisons to determine whether they are 'enemy combatants.
Demonstration tomorrow outside the US Embassy at 6-7pm - SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO. Please come and join us - the weather forecast is good!
08-03-2007 20:59Today, a-films and RJI released another two short video-interviews from the recent military operation in Nablus, Occupied Palestine. The first interview was conducted with Ashraf al-Tibi, the injured son of 'Anan al-Tibi, whom the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) shot dead on February 26th, 2007. The second interview is with 11-years-old Jihan Tahdush, who was used as a "human-shield" by Israeli soldiers during house-to-house searches in Nablus.
08-03-2007 20:57The main Administration Building of the UOA in downtown Athens is occupied by students who seeked refuge there from the savage police crackdown. There have been at least 15 arrests and many more short-time arrests by the police, 40 or more people are badly hit at hospitals. Please translate & circulate.
08-03-2007 20:32It was nice to see some democracy and justice within a courthouse, for a change.
I would like to offer Judge Wadsworth a huge bouquet of roses and many thanks. After seeing the likes of the bent DJ Evans, the corrupt DJ Snow and their crony DJ Purdy, I have had a small amount of my faith restored in the justice system. For the minute, anyway...
08-03-2007 19:18Thousands of students and teachers, protesting against the new law for the universities which is being voting at the moment, were brutally repressed by the police.
(visit Athens indymedia for follow ups)
08-03-2007 18:04Fancy a bit of co-mutiny community gardening this sunday? Down in deepest darkest Whitechapel (east London), an amazing thing is starting to happen. A formerly disused and abused piece of land has been reclaimed and is starting to be turned into a garden, with the aim of having a place where people can interact with, take care of and just gain a greater understanding and respect for nature.
08-03-2007 17:41Liverpool city council is making cuts of £21million to Capital of Culture in 2008. Liverpool's proud year is now set to be a penny-pinching damp squib because of the financial waste and neglect of the city council and Culture Company.
08-03-2007 17:24The intense pressure from Washington on President General Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan to be cooperative in the "war on terror" is yielding dramatic results, although perhaps not of the kind initially anticipated.
The Pakistan-Iran relationship, which has never been easy, has nosedived to a low point in recent weeks, even as Musharraf remains under pressure to do more in clamping down on al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Pakistan's tribal areas.
08-03-2007 15:09A demonstration has been planned for Saturday to show solidarity with, and support for the recently evicted ex-Vortex.
08-03-2007 14:34When the New York Times (a daily always eager to head the media pack) suddenly praises Al Gore as a visionary environmentalist and superstore chains like Walmart and Tesco don the mantle of ‘friends of the earth’ one can safely conclude the snow has melted clearing the way to a ‘Springtime for the Greenies.’
08-03-2007 12:18Anti Fascist organisation Kirklees Unity have a new website.
Bagh was one the most hit area that took the lives of 300 young children and 60% of the area is still under rubble.
08-03-2007 11:14DEFY ID CARDS & THE DATABASE STATE
TAKE BIG BROTHER DOWN