UK Newswire Archive
17-02-2008 00:18STOP! CONGRESS GIVING “RETROACTIVE IMMUNITY” to TELECOM INDUSTRY.
See former U.S. Attorney General Ashcroft's intentions to use illegal-wiretaps against ordinary U.S. Citizens, going back decades: not only against potential terrorists.
16-02-2008 22:38The overall situation in Burma has deteriorated significantly since the protests three months ago, with 80% of the leadership of the monk and student networks that led them caught and jailed, reports the international public opinion campaigning organisation, Avaaz. The remaining 20% are on the run, hiding in safe houses and constantly at risk, a circular email from Avaaz says. “The Burmese generals have used torture extensively to work their way through these networks. They have also immediately and viciously cracked down on any street protests."
16-02-2008 15:12To mark the fifth anniversary of the 2,000,000-strong anti-war demo in London, members of the Sheffield Activist Network (SAN) blockaded the city's military recruitment centre on Church Street.
16-02-2008 13:48A Scotland Yard investigation team has issued a report on the assassination of two-time Pakistani Prime Minister, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, and PPP prime ministerial candidate Benazir Bhutto. Although the report is largely politically motivated conjecture—Pakistani authorities had themselves destroyed much of the evidence within hours of the assassination—the regime of embattled dictator Pervez Musharraf and its mentors in the Bush administration have seized on it as proof of their earlier claims that Bhutto’s murder was the work of Al Qaeda and/or the Taliban and them alone.
16-02-2008 13:46Foreign Secretary David Miliband outlined his foreign policy goals before an audience at Oxford University earlier this week. Billed as his first significant speech in his new post under Prime Minister Gordon Brown, his remarks was described as an effort to “recast” British foreign policy in the face of popular hostility to the wars and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
16-02-2008 13:38Following inquiries by DWP concerned at adverse comments on Indymedia UK, CDG were asked to comment. Their comments make interesting reading and reveal the extent to which they are prepared to lie to hang on to their lucrative training contracts.
16-02-2008 12:00Documentary films 'Deadly Playground' & 'All Flights Cancelled'
presented by Producer/Director Katia Saleh
& 'I Remember Lebanon' by Zeina Aboul Hosn.
16-02-2008 10:44Planning meeting for this years Glasgow May Day.
23rd Febuary 4p.m.
16-02-2008 10:24An asylum seeker continues to languish in Britains (Guantanamo Bay) Harmondsworth Detention Centre for 8 months after been detained despite the facts that it is against Home Office published policy on detention, on parents enagaged in Child Contact Proceedings and Case law regarding eminent removal.
16-02-2008 02:10Which means that they will soon be knocking on the Brown Government's door.
Let's beat them to the punch.
TO THE STREETS!
16-02-2008 02:06Ridiculous as it may seem, the EU takes the view that the opening of the crossing is a matter that may be disputed by Israeli representatives in the liaison office. And if they don't agree to it opening, the EU doesn't send its monitors to the crossing, as required for its opening under the terms of the agreement. So, Israel has a veto over the opening of the crossing, even though, according to Rice and Solana, it is "not controlled by the Israelis."
16-02-2008 02:04So case after case after case falls apart due to the abject lack of evidence to support the Official Conspiracy Theory, yet we're still expected to swallow this fairy tale, and allow those proven, pathological liars and killers who concocted it to continue with their most heinous international crimes, based solely on that Theory ...