UK Newswire Archive
06-02-2008 10:33Now the inquest has decided his wife was killed unlawfully by the NHS hospital which employed her, Arnel Cabrera is to be deported. Naughty man, he's foreign and was only allowed to live and work in England because his wife, the one the NHS killed, was a theatre nurse. You can protest -- right now -- without leaving your comfortable chair. Unless of course you know different.
06-02-2008 03:01Join the Picket of the Home Office, Marsham St. London SW1 at the threatened deportation of two Iranian asylum seekers living in Brighton and presently held at Dover Detention Centre. Both were arrested over the weekend when their house was raided by police and immigration officers. If returned to Iran both of their lives are in grave danger.
06-02-2008 00:36Having been a member of the Senior Civil Service for six years, I can assure you of two things:
a) The logging and tracking system for MPs' - let alone shadow cabinet members' - letters arriving into No 10 is very tight. It is not possible David Davis' letter was lost and unrecorded. Nor do I see any reason to doubt that Mr Davis sent it.
b) There are some very right wing people in the security services. It is essential for our democracy that they are not allowed to interfere with our lawmakers.
06-02-2008 00:28According to todays Guardian the Government now plan to create mass homelessness by threatening about a million council tenants with eviction if they can't find work. As there are only 0.6 million vacancies, this makes it impossible for more than 60% of these - at the very most - to find work.
06-02-2008 00:27the Smash EDO conspiracy case is now set for July 28th
06-02-2008 00:19A report on the speaking tour, organised by the Troops Out Movement, by two daughters of people murdered by British soldiers in Belfast
05-02-2008 20:35"On the pretext of anti-litter, Swindon Borough Council are bringing in restrictions on rights to distribute literature that are more severe than the restrictions that the Chinese Communist Party impose upon Hong Kong."
05-02-2008 19:57Campaigners protested at proposals for multinational corporations, including British companies, to control the development, production and depletion of Iraq’s oil reserves.
05-02-2008 17:32Watching the corporate media report the ‘financial crisis’ is instructive. From the perspective of power, it is important that a steadying hand is applied to the tiller of news and commentary on the crisis, and the global economy itself.
While the European Union and the US, have acknowledged that they would be "opposed" to a " unilateral" declaration of independence of Kosovo, the secession of Kosovo from Serbia is already de facto. It is part of a US-NATO military agenda. It is the culmination of the 1999 NATO led invasion. It responds to US-NATO strategic objectives.
05-02-2008 14:41In its World Report 2008, Human Rights Watch surveys the human rights situation in more than 75 countries. Human Rights Watch identified many human rights challenges in need of attention, including atrocities in Chad, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia's Ogaden region, Iraq, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Sudan's Darfur region, as well as closed societies or severe repression in Burma, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam. Abuses in the "war on terror" featured in France, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, among others.
Also following are some photos from the 11th January 2008 International Day of Truth Action protests, for videos and more information see http://truthaction.org/?q=node/174
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