UK Newswire Archive
21-02-2008 00:54The demonstration outside Marks and Spencer in solidarity with the Palestinian people will be cancelled on Thursday, 21st February because supporters will be attending the opening rally of the Cuban Speaking Tour at the Venezuelan Embassy, see http:www.cubansarecoming.org
Pogo Cafe, Hackney
20-02-2008 21:50Fidel Castro, the last of the “third-world” nationalists who rose to power in the 1950s and 1960s and came into conflict with American imperialism, announced Tuesday that he was retiring as president of Cuba and commander-in-chief of its armed forces.
20-02-2008 20:55Planka.nu recently released its first report about the multimillion
dollar plans to build a new urban highway in Stockholm.
We also made a new Youtube-video about how to open the ticket-line and
make it stay open. Our future plans include a day of action on the 1st of march. That is
the day when Stockholm public transportation company SL increases
their fares again.
20-02-2008 20:15The tour is also making a visit to a fancy dress shop in Cardiff...
Germany and the U.S. have deep-seated geo-strategic interests in dividing Yugoslavia. Washington, D.C. and Berlin have also been the first governments to recognize the secessionist states, which resulted from the breakup of the Yugoslav federation.
20-02-2008 19:19No more Common Graves. No more Forced Displacement.
No more Paramilitaries. No more Parapoliticians.
No more crimes by the State.
No more US military aid to Colombia.
20-02-2008 18:17It is neither a “remake” of the 1929 crisis nor a repetition of the 1970s oil crises or 1987 stock market crisis. It is truly a global systemic crisis, that is to say a crisis affecting the entire planet and questioning the very foundations of the international system upon which the world was organised in the last decades.
20-02-2008 16:48The Support the Harmondsworth 4 Campaign is holding a demonstration outside the offices of the company which runs Harmondsworth detention centre - Kalyx which is a subsidiary of Sodhexo.
* Friday 22 February 2008, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
* Sodhexo, 25 Chapel Street, London NW1 5DH
20-02-2008 15:07Estate agents are destroying communities. They are destroying London.
Foxtons, one of the most visible (and most unpleasant) will be picketed as part of a week of action against estate agents.
Lets stop moaning about housing issues, and begin to act! The sooner we stop the likes of Foxtons from operating in our communities, the sooner an affordable London could be built.
20-02-2008 14:46In no way will we be able to break the hold of corporations until we all ALL growing food and performing useful trades.
20-02-2008 12:48Midsummer House Goes Foie Gras Free and Poll - Please Vote!
20-02-2008 11:43Despite eviction threats and court dates, Rampart Social Centre is still alive! We celebrate the struggle for social spaces and for freedom of movement with another NoBorders benefit party
Saturday March 1st.
20-02-2008 11:38The following article from The Register is about the attempt to close down http://wikileaks.org/
20-02-2008 11:32The Iranian oil bourse has been due to open for years and last Sunday it finally did. If there is to be an imperial attack on Iran this will be one of the key reasons, for some more info on this see the feature article from last year: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/02/361578.html#What_is_it_really_about
Following is an article by Pepe Escobar on the opening of the oil bourse.
20-02-2008 03:05The repression has included all the critical and urban sectors of Ciudad Juarez, from the curfew against minors, outside any lawful order and despite the opposition of the families of young people; the assault of the residents of the Colonia Lomas de Poleo by the state and the Zaragoza brothers [one of the richest and most powerful families of the Ciudad Juarez oligarchy, also suspected of involvement in the “femicides”. They are one of the owners of the Corona Beer Company so BOYCOTT CORONA BEER!, translator notes] who have made an illegal claim to the land where the “colonos” (residents) live, and now the harassment and imprisonment of the compañeros of collective and social organizations.
19-02-2008 19:48More sabotage, vandalism and looks glued including a new direct action sub cell introduced in the UK - Cambridge Exterior Designers Inc. - who redecoration Boicair's offices; a supplier of Huntingdon Life Sciences. ALF reports also released from the Midsummer House, Hunting Kennels / HQ attacks and more.