UK Newswire Archive
In this exclusive interview on the eve of the film's premiere, Francome discloses for the very first time, one of the film's biggest surprises: The film will prominently feature the startling Dec. 9, 1981 crime scene photos that were recently discovered by German author Michael Schiffmann, and are published in his new book.
One of Polakoff's photos will be published for the first time in the US, in this week's issue of The San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper, which has previously reported on Abu-Jamal's case.
24-10-2007 14:31With the Turkish military poised to strike the guerrilla bases of the separatist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, Washington and London are engaged in frantic diplomatic activity to prevent a Turkish intervention that would further destabilise the US occupation of Iraq. However, as the Chicago Tribune reported yesterday, the Bush administration is also drawing up plans for military attacks on the PKK, either by US forces or jointly with the Turkish army.
24-10-2007 14:21'This is one of those things you come across and just have to blink a couple times and ask, “is this real?”. In fact it is'
24-10-2007 13:11RACISTS AND FASCISTS, NATIONALISTS and BIGOTS come to LONDON this FRIDAY...
MUST BE A GOOD TIME AND PLACE TO HAVE A GO AT THESE WASTES of SPACE
24-10-2007 12:51Oct 2007 - Updates on Genoa Court Case
The prosecutors ask 225 years of jail for 25 protestors
24-10-2007 12:38See pdf and text here:
24-10-2007 11:43At 2pm on Thursday 25th October, a new statue of the former British Prime Minister Lloyd George will be unveiled in Parliament Square ( http://lloydgeorgesociety.org.uk). This would be an excellent opportunity for activists to educate the public about some of the grim realities of Britain’s imperial past, and to draw out some of the connections between that past and Britain’s current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
24-10-2007 10:50New information released under Freedom of Information Act shows how the Government assisted Brighton arms company EDO MBM's lies to the High Court in November 2005.
The Attorney General’s senior barrister provided at the time what appeared to be official confirmation of the company’s statements that it had never supplied Israel with military components, but this confirmation was nothing but an uncritical acceptance of the company's own argument without any evidence.
In this way the Crown colluded with the company to keep EDO's arms sales to Israel secret, and protect the comapny from a US Government legal action.
24-10-2007 09:43Novelist Jeanette Winterson latest novel attempts to hide her behaviour in Spitalfields. The author now claims she moved into an area riddled with rats even though her crap shop and her place was near a thriving fruit and vegetable market which she helped to destroy. At the time of the Spitalfields Market campaign, the wrinkly author told campaigners that a City development would help lift property prices in the area and she thought it was a good idea. For a short time, the market had organic fruit and vegetable traders who have almost been turfed out, she opened up fruit and vegetable shop called Verde - where stupid wealthy English people can buy crap food that is expensive.
24-10-2007 07:47Now that Burma is no longer in the newspapers every day, we need to make
sure the world does not forget what has happened, and that pressure on the
regime continues to grow. Every day more activists are being arrested, many will face torture.
24-10-2007 00:40Regular grass roots meetings for support and communication, working towards collective international 'peace strikes' in the event of military attacks on Iran.
24-10-2007 00:25A TUC conference to commemorate bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade
Contribuitions at the conference will be made by speakers from Africa, American and the Caribbean and the UK. A number of workshops will be organised on:Captialism, Slavery & Abolition; Slavery, legacy and Education; Forced Labour and the Olympics; Black Women & Slavery; Forced labour & Domestic Workers; and · Trafficking
23-10-2007 22:26A campaigning website against the proposed CCTV scheme for the Cowley Road has been set up at http://www.no-cctv.org.uk
* Stresses ‘army losing campaign to win hearts and minds’