UK Newswire Archive
02-05-2007 12:42Many Indymedia regulars will know that I have been a long term critic of Peter Tatchell, some have accused me of being a homophobe because I critises the beloved leader's claims that are not true, Peter has claimed I am Gay and my criticism is just a jealous hissy fit. Let the facts speak for themselves.
02-05-2007 10:421 person arrested, and 2 people where fined £80 for calling the police 'Bastards'. the lack of solidarity with those arrested, or detained by the police was sickening, with only one attempt at a 'de-arrest' and only by two people. most of the organizers took the side of the police, trying to force the crowed to give up our mates to the cops.
Those who act with the police, are the police!
02-05-2007 10:18As I write I'm watching the live, lunchtime report on Sky News covering the delivery of a letter on behalf of 7/7 survivors drafted by Oury Clark Solicitors, formally requesting that the government facilitates an independent public inquiry into the 7th July 2005 terrorist attacks on the London Underground.
02-05-2007 10:02Green activists today marked the tenth anniversary of Tony Blair coming to power by visiting his best friends in industry to highlight the revolving door between Labour and the aviation industry and his failure to tackle climate change. (1) A team of protestors from climate action group, Plane Stupid, (2) are blocking the ‘revolving door’ to BAA’s Heathrow HQ to oppose government and industry plans for airport expansion.
02-05-2007 09:50A HATE-mail investigation has been launched after a letter containing a razor blade was posted to a candidate standing in tomorrow's Bolton Council elections.
See below for the press release.
02-05-2007 03:13A number of factors have recently formed a conjunction, which provided a new view of a popular ‘reality’. Whenever the flames of the terrorist ‘threat’ begin to wane convenient arrests are made that fan the embers back into flames of concern. Recent police raids in Sydney and Melbourne have resulted in the arrests of two Sri Lankan Tamils; “two men have appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on terrorism related charges,” ran the intro from one media outlet while another ran with, “men face terrorism charges after raids.” I’m sure we all get the drift but it should be noted that assistant commissioner to the Federal Police, Frank Prendergast, went to lengths "to make it clear that these men weren't involved in any possible attacks on Australian soil.” Well then, what?
02-05-2007 01:41Multitudinal parades took place in all Cuba for the International Workers Day’s. Workers, students, housewives and retired workers, massed in the main plazas to join Cuba’s struggle against terrorism...
02-05-2007 01:16Never has a "liberation" managed to generate so many death mercenaries and contractors being paid up to 5'000 dollars a day with the sole aim of exterminating...and "pacifying".
Never has a country been so openly plundered and pillaged right in front of everyone's eyes and to the utter silence of its spectators...
01-05-2007 23:22As part of our regular Wednesday Film Nights, we will be showing two films that focus on the recent struggles in Oaxaca, Mexico. Event is free. All welcome.