UK Newswire Archive
10-01-2008 11:09Following on from this year's successful 900-mile Nuclear-Free Future Walk from Dublin to London, organised by Footprints for Peace, the same group will be staging another this year from London to Geneva, through France. The UK stretch will go from London to Portsmouth, starting on 26 April, the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
Help us tell Gordon Brown and the EU: NUCLEAR POWER IS NOT A SOLUTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE OR ENERGY SECURITY
10-01-2008 11:08An activist who superglued her hands to gates to prevent riot police entering the Heathrow Climate camp last year has been exonerated by a judge at Uxbridge court.
10-01-2008 10:49On 9 January two women peace campaigners were imprisoned in Scotland for 40+ days after being convicted of £3,600 damage to the High Court in Edinburgh. Their action - on remembrance day 2006 - involved painting anti-war and anti-weapons slogans on the building.
10-01-2008 10:34Those either old enough to remember, or cognizant enough to understand history, will immediately be reminded of the infamous 'Gulf of Tonkin' incident, reported on August 2, 1964.
10-01-2008 10:20Six years on, enough is enough. It's time to close Guantanamo. Join the London Guantanamo Campaign, Cageprisoners and others and call on the British government to act to close Guantanamo and bring back the remaining British residents. This is an authorised event.
10-01-2008 09:45Tree-sitters in Bonn Square (Oxford) opposing the massive expansion of the nearby Westgate shopping center. Since last Thursday one of the large trees in Bonn Square has been occupied in an attempt to save it from the chainsaws. It is one of around 40 trees, including many large mature ones, in the Westgate area marked for destruction.
10-01-2008 01:20This Saturday the 12th of January the weekly pickets of the Total garage in Kemp Town, Brighton will resume.
10-01-2008 01:17Two free / donations screenings this week in south London, on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 Jan, followed by Q&A session with producer Rikki.
10-01-2008 00:31Recovering from their ordeal in Guantánamo, returned British residents Jamil El-Banna and Omar Deghayes began their struggle to resist a Spanish extradition request in a London court. Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison,” reports.
09-01-2008 23:55IF THE U.S. leaves Iraq, the violent sectarianism between the Sunni and Shia will worsen. This is what Republicans and Democrats alike will have us believe. This key piece of rhetoric is used to justify the continuance of the occupation of Iraq.
This week, the Sunday Times lifted the lid on one of the most important stories of the last quarter-century: how American officials sold nuclear arms technology to illegal proliferators -- including ideological allies of al Qaeda -- in return for bribes and other inducements. This widespread corruption has been protected from exposure by the highest levels of the U.S. government, which has gone to enormous lengths to protect the truth from coming out. The entire planet has been put at grave risk by the greed -- and geopolitical gamesmanship -- that lies behind this criminal enterprise, which actually is even more extensive, and goes back further in time, than the newspaper's remarkable revelations.
09-01-2008 22:49please pass the word along...
To inaugurate LARC’s new monthly film night, we’ll be showing ‘Bamako’ at 8pm, with tea and cake available from 7.30. Entrance free, though donations always appreciated.
09-01-2008 22:43The results of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary suggest there will be no quick resolution to the contest for the presidential nomination in either the Democratic or Republican parties.
£5 advance, £6 on the door
09-01-2008 19:49The Liverpool Social Forum invites all campaigning groups and protesters to
join us in a march to Defend The Right To Protest in Liverpool.