UK Newswire Archive
05-01-2008 15:50Two demonstrations coming up:-
Thursday 10 January, the weekly demo, and
Saturday 12 January, for the monthly demo
05-01-2008 15:01The U.S. military said Saturday that an Iraqi soldier apparently shot dead two American service members for "reasons that are as yet unknown" while they were on a joint patrol north of the capital.
05-01-2008 14:16On the 3rd of January, a possession order was granted to the alleged owners of the squatted properties in Rampart Street however the occupiers have not left and have submitted an appeal against the possession ruling that was made in the county court on the 20th of December. A date has not yet been set for the appeal hearing and the appeal application also contained a request to postpone any warrant for possession which would allow the owners call the bailiffs in.
05-01-2008 13:43The Minister of State for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education, Bill Rammell, 27th November 2007 has given a speech on Academic Freedom and extremism in British Higher Education.
Since then he is looking for allies; for people who want to reinterpret freedoms "in the context of the new challenges and threats that face our society". In reality, with just this sentence he narrows down the scope for debate, framing it as a mere reinterpretation of the word freedom in the context of external threats and imagined dangers from an hypothetical external environment.
05-01-2008 10:51On 18 December 2007, one of the employerdf publcity staff in the Tower Hamkets Coucnil issued a 'good news for Crossrail' e-mail to the local paper. The hedaing was misleading. The truth of the matter is that they wanted to fend off the latst camapgn progamme announed by Khoodeelaar! whioch is goin to petoton the Hosue of Lords later this month [8 january 2008 and onweards] against the Crossrail Bill.
05-01-2008 06:27- No demonstration at Southwark Crown Court on Monday 7th January
05-01-2008 02:29Oxford County Council are having a crucial debate on whether to build an incinerator in Oxfordshire. Oxford Brookes People & Planet & Oxford FoE have put together an online petition and will be protesting outside.
05-01-2008 01:40A look at our right to demonstrate, the importance of dissenting voices and the cornered animal of the government attacks.
05-01-2008 01:05Farid, like millions of other Iraqis who fled the bombs and ambushes in 2006 and 2007, is choosing between the rising costs of displacement and the painful memories of home.
05-01-2008 00:33Obama's AIPAC speech. Text as prepared for delivery.
Prepared text of Barack Obama's speech for the AIPAC foreign policy forum.
05-01-2008 00:27Arab States Brand Annapolis Futile Media Event
05-01-2008 00:10Reposted from Open Democracy (with the original title).
04-01-2008 23:03The Western World's War of Terror Against Its Own Citizens