UK Newswire Archive
02-12-2007 15:11Sat 26th January 2008 10am-6pm, Sachas Hotel, Tib St, just off Piccadilly Gardens. A free event with loads of free info and food samples available, aimed at everyone who is exploring the vegan lifestyle as a positive way to reduce their environmental impact.
02-12-2007 14:05Tear Down The WALL!!
- Pink Floyd
02-12-2007 11:09Edinburgh-based animal rights group has launched a campaign to make Edinburgh fur-free and is organising demos against shops selling fur in Edinburgh on the 15th and the 22nd of December.
02-12-2007 11:07Celebrating the 10th International Animal Rights Day, Edinburgh the Fur-Free City (EFFC) and 1World Scotland are organising a candlelight vigil outside the Scottish Parliament.
01-12-2007 20:47A useful over view of, and introduction to, the militant South African shack dwellers's movement Abahlali baseMjondolo. Originally published in 'Voices of Resistance from Occupied London'
01-12-2007 20:43The Social Justice-AntiWar Movement throughout Europe and N. America could learn a lot from the real revolutionaries throughout S. America, who, after decades of foreign exploitation, have not only rejected 'Globalisation' and proven this is possible, but taken the power away from the same people corrupting the countries responsible for S. America's sad past.
01-12-2007 20:13Gordon Brown plans to extend the restrictions on demonstrations near parliament to cover the whole country, claiming that this will simplify the work of the police. The current law totally bans spontaneous protests, requiring advance police permission, which allows the police to impose arbitrary limits on numbers and effectively act as political censors. The consultation proposes extending these rules to any protest anywhere, in the name of 'harmonisation', and adding powers to control the content of banners, placards and leaflets. The freedom to protest was won through hard struggle and if we want to keep it we must take a stand to say enough is enough. Come to a public meeting to plan a response: we propose early January.
01-12-2007 17:44TODAY TEENAGERS GATHERED OUTSIDE THE CORN EXCHANGE IN LEEDS TO SHOW OPPOSITION TO ZURICH AND THEIR PLANS TO TURN THE ALTERNATIVE CENTRE INTO A FOOD EMPORIUM FOR THE RICH
01-12-2007 17:20New Zealand Solicitor-General, David Collins QC, announced on November 8 that terrorism charges would not proceed against 12 of the 17 people detained in a massive “anti-terror” police operation three weeks earlier. Far from backing down, however, the Labour government has indicated its determination to exploit the lurid but untested claims surrounding the incident to justify even more draconian counter-terrorism laws.
I was one of over a 1,000 protesters from all walks of life that gathered outside the Oxford Union debating club on Monday of this week to try and stop it from hosting a “forum” featuring two leading Nazis.