UK Newswire Archive
29-01-2001 23:22On Saturday 27th of January a large demonstration of about 6-7000 people took place in Madrid city centre to coincide with the anti-capitalist demonstrations against the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
29-01-2001 14:10Community activists have occupied a nursery closed by the council to reopen it as a community centre as part of the wider mobilisations against Hackney council selling off of public services.
28-01-2001 21:17On Saturday afternoon the London Socialist Alliance held a demonstration outside the HQ of Railtrack,( Euston Station,) London.
27-01-2001 20:04Prominent Nepalese human rights activist suffers severe wounds after being attacked. The identity of the agressors is unknown, but there are complains from local activists that police are not dealoing with the case. They ask for international pressure on Nepalese authorities. At the bottom of this article you will find emails and faxes you can contact to contribute.
27-01-2001 16:19SchNews in trouble - Funding required for new PCs
27-01-2001 13:30Latest roundup from the streets and slopes:
27-01-2001 10:41Channel 4 are producing an 'alternative news' programme, broadcast on Tv and the internet.
26-01-2001 23:12Protest against death of Iranian asylum seeker, Ramin
March in memory of Ramin Khaleghi, 1974-2001
Assemble 10.30am, Town Hall Square, Leicester
Saturday 3 February
26-01-2001 19:06Violations of Human Rights increase in Davos. If you look 'wrong' or if you are a journalist without accreditation to the actual WEF conference then you have no rights in Davos...
Reports below from Davos IMC
26-01-2001 00:18Statement from The Public Eye on Davos - an NGO alliance holding an alternative conference alongside WEF 25.01.01
25-01-2001 23:25Free speech is the latest casualty in the Swiss government's crackdown on the constitutional right to public dissent and free assembly as the police make it forcefully clear that public scrutiny of their ongoing repressive activities will not be allowed. This was the lesson violently expressed to 8 journalists on Wednesday.
25-01-2001 18:20Train drivers unions on London Underground have voted for three strikes on 5, 12 and 19th February.
more info: defendcouncilhousing.org.uk
25-01-2001 14:54We have just received the following urgent request for solidarity: