UK Newswire Archive
11-06-2007 22:26It has been confirmed that on Friday 8th June a number of peaceful animal rights activists were physically and forcefully ejected from Cheltenham town hall for asking the 'wrong kind of questions' at a talk given by the Oxford university vivisector Tipu Aziz.
11-06-2007 21:03I'm launching a Swansea based campaign aimed at raising awareness of the plight of qweer/LGBT persons in Poland, Russian and Eastern Europe. I am calling on anyone who has been involved in the grass-roots struggle to speak at our launch invent in September.
11-06-2007 18:04The is a new video portal that wonts to over through the US government and save the planet for corporate corruption. They have a criminal history you can find there plan here: http://visionontv.net
11-06-2007 17:52There is too little good news here sometimes. Here is something important to cheer up the people who supported the striking Iraqi oil workers. Despite having issued arrest warrrants for the Union leaders, the government has agreed to negotiate. So a big pat on the back to anyone who sent an email in support - and if you didn't yet, you still can.
11-06-2007 17:18Several thousand households in the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor have been involuntary guinea pigs in a six-month trial of fortnightly waste collection. The trial will soon end. No one trusts the corrupt council to fairly evaluate the trial.
11-06-2007 15:18This Friday, 15th June, will see two factions take part in
demonstrations outside Downing Street. The first is a call for Muslims around the UK to
demonstrate against attacks by the British State on the Muslim
community. The second calls for the British people to stand
up against the supposed Islamist threat walking our streets. We must unite in opposition to those who would try to divide us.
11-06-2007 14:51A British demonstrator at the G8 summit was badly injured by German police water cannon on Thursday 7th June.
11-06-2007 14:39An open discussion about how refugees are supported in Brighton and Hove and how we could do more to integrate them into our community
Only hours after the Liberty arrived it was spotted by the Israeli military. The IDF sent out reconnaissance planes to identify the ship. They made eight trips over a period of three hours. The Liberty was flying a large US flag and was easily recognizable as an American vessel.
A few hours later more planes came. These were Israeli Mirage III fighters, armed with rockets and machine guns. As off-duty officers sunbathed on the deck, the fighters opened fire on the defenseless ship with rockets and machine guns.
A few minutes later a second wave of planes streaked overhead, French-built Mystere jets, which not only pelted the ship with gunfire but also with napalm bomblets, coating the deck with the flaming jelly. By now, the Liberty was on fire and dozens were wounded and killed, excluding several of the ship's top officers.
11-06-2007 12:23Call Out: Protest in Manchester