UK Newswire Archive
06-12-2007 23:42The latest U.S. National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran's nuclear program was released on Monday and caused various reactions.
Unfortunately, in Iran many people hastily responded positively, and even some government officials expressed the view that the report was favorable to Iran.
06-12-2007 23:13For nearly four years the Smash EDO campaign have been demonstrating outside EDO/MBM the local US arms manufacturers in Brighton.
06-12-2007 22:58We the peace Strike are no longer prepared to stand by and let our brothers and sisters of any country to be victims of the mass global corporate greed that instigates unacceptable aggression towards innocent civilian populations.
06-12-2007 22:1810 December is the day marking the anniversary of the Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. ICAD is organising an event called “Enforced Disappearances: A Human Rights Violation”. Among the participants are an MP from Sri Lanka, speakers from Turkey, Cyprus, Latin America and the Middle East. All Welcome
International Committee against Disappearances, London Section
and the database state, will be inviting the public to pledge opposition to the
Government's schemes in St. Anne's Square this coming Saturday.
06-12-2007 20:00The Israeli government has bluntly rejected the conclusion of the US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), released on Monday, that Iran currently has no nuclear weapons programs. The NIE report directly contradicts previous Israeli claims that Tehran represents an imminent nuclear threat to Israel and the world. While government ministers continue to call publicly for greater diplomatic efforts, there are obvious signs that a discussion is underway in Israeli political and military circles about possible air strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.
06-12-2007 19:45The case against the Danish cartoons and a case for a law against incitement to religious hatred.
06-12-2007 19:07We ask you all to send in drawings of hearts dedicated to Makwan’s memory ( firstname.lastname@example.org). We will gather them together and they will become the symbol of a way of loving which at the present is bound in chains, but which one day - thanks also to the sacrifice of people like Makwan - will be free and finally be able to “say its name” openly and publicly.
06-12-2007 17:49GRUPPO EVERYONE: “STATE CRIME BECOMES A WORLDWIDE SYMBOL AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA”.
WHILE THE HEARTS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY GRUPPO EVERYONE IS UNDERWAY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF 21-YEAR-OLD MAKWAN MOLOUDZADEH, THE NEWS COMES IN FROM TEHERAN OF HIS EXECUTION. HE WAS PUT TO DEATH YESTERDAY MORNING, WITHOUT EVEN HIS LAWYER OR NEXT-OF-KIN BEING INFORMED.
06-12-2007 17:33The threat of being arrested for War Crimes has deterred the Israeli Public Security Minister Avi Dichter from visiting the UK.
06-12-2007 17:27Please see below and donate, even if only a few quid it can achieve more in Mexico than it can in UK - spend this weeks beer money folks!
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Lastly, sorry the spanish is one block of text, I dont read spanish so dont know where would be right to break it up! Apologies.
In love, rage and solidarity.....
06-12-2007 16:42Recently, there was a debate on the excellent and always lively Vegan Freak Forums between what may generally characterized as “postmodern feminists” and “radical feminists.”
06-12-2007 15:12To mark International Human Rights Day on Monday 10 December, the London Guantánamo Campaign invites you to learn about one of the grossest human rights abuses of our times - almost six years since the illegal detention camp opened, we invite you to ask any questions you may have about it to someone who has visited many times and represents several dozen detainees.
“See The World Through Their Eyes”
For several months now, non-UK visitors accessing the Guardian website have been shown an endlessly revolving animation in three segments that would not look out of place on FAIR, ZNet, or indeed Media Lens.
06-12-2007 14:48Report on protest about Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe being invited to the EU-Africa summit in Portugal
06-12-2007 14:20Monday 10th December, 7.30pm in the University of Manchester Students Union Council Chambers (2nd floor of the oxford road union, turn left at the top of the stairs)...
06-12-2007 13:59For the first time in the history of humanity, a surplus of goods could satisfy the basic needs of all earthlings. The moral imperative lives in all of us. Capital rule, the rule of finance capital over the economic events of the world, is nearly total.
-The Spanish Court orders the arrests of 46 defendants on 18/98, show trial.
-Thousands of people demonstrate against this mass of arrests in Bilbao.
-One Spanish civil guard has been killed and another one seriously injured in a shooting in France. ETA has been accused of the murder.