UK Newswire Archive
25-01-2001 01:28Below are the revised details of main action on 27th Feb at the “Construction Safety Summit”. Please note the protest march previously planned for 1pm from Euston has now been cancelled as the event in Westminster will be over by then.
Please encourage people to attend the event in Westminster from 8.30am.
24-01-2001 22:34"Hands off our Homes" was the message delivered by around 1500 people attending a rally in London today.
24-01-2001 15:55Hambastegi International Refugee News covering:
-Racism and Xenophobia
24-01-2001 15:45No one must be next.
Last Friday, we joined over 200 asylum seekers, friends and family members to share our sadness and outrage over the loss of Ramin Khaleghi at the 'International Hotel' in Leicester.
24-01-2001 15:21ACPO (Association of chief police officers) MEDIA GUIDELINES are published on the Society of Edotors website (SoE) - http://www.ukeditors.com/acpo/acpo.htm
24-01-2001 03:36Great piece of Anarchist history
23-01-2001 11:30Just as NCIS (National Criminal Intelligence Agency) has started advertising posts at what will be the new National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU - due to start operations in April 2001 - see http://www.ncis.co.uk/Vacancies/HiTechCrimeUnit.html), recent stories circulating in the press say that ISPs are being hassled rather too much by a confused police force...
and with no one to act on behalf of users the police are often getting information they are not entitled to...
23-01-2001 11:05A critique of dialogue between protestors and large financial institutions such as the WB and IMF, and of panding to the mainstream media. It is useless, from an anti-capitalist perspective to negotiate with organizations whose central aims are to promtoe the growth of the very cancer we wish to eliminate: captialism.
23-01-2001 10:34Chile has informed the World Trade Organization that it is no longer interested in hosting the WTO's next ministerial meeting, which is due to take place later this year.
23-01-2001 10:11"The WTO can't avoid public protests by holding a meeting in a country that doesn't allow public protest. That would send the signal that it's okay to build the global economy on a foundation of repression -- exactly the opposite of the message the WTO should be pronouncing."
Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
22-01-2001 20:38narcissism drowns the parade
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22-01-2001 16:54Two man protest outside Transport House, Holborn,London. Bill Morris' Hq.
22-01-2001 16:14Broadmead was split in two on Saturday as 150 Bristol activists blockaded the entrance to US clothes chain store GAP in protest at their use of child labour and sweatshop labour. The demonstration, one of the largest in recent years, was sparked by revelations by a recent BBC Panorama programme that child labour was being used in a Cambodian
factory making GAP clothes. The sea of faces dividing the walkway held placards reading "GAP - Globally Abusing People" and "GAP rips off child labour and sweat shop labour".
Bristol Activists Group
Broadmead, Bristol's pedestrianised shopping centre was split in two today as 150 Bristol Activists descended and sat down in protest at the systematic abuse of sweatshop labour by US clothes chain GAP.
22-01-2001 15:38A new and accurate evaluation is essential regarding the site of the former Temples in Jerusalem. Neither the Dome of the Rock near the center of the Haram esh-Sharif in Jerusalem, nor the Al Aqsa Mosque occupying the southern side of the Haram (nor ANY area within the four walls of that Haram) was the real spot in Jerusalem where the holy Temples of God were located.
22-01-2001 03:5816. Why did three heads of the UN mission in Iraq resign?
17. Why are there so many "Neutral Zones" between Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia …..?
18. Why did the US and UK muzzle the Security Council?
19. How many US/UK troops are suffering from the "Gulf War" Syndrome?
20. Why have so many Iraqis suffered from various types of cancers and other unusual diseases?
21-01-2001 22:33Apparently we need more education in the obvious than we do examination of the obscure. OUR government is the citizens’ government. THEIR government is the corporate government. Corporations are machines, not citizens. Our government consists of men and women ruled by our conscience. Their government consists of men and women ruled by machines. This has been obvious - but often forgotten - since the First World War.