UK Newswire Archive
01-03-2008 11:39An opportunity for Nottingham to hear from women living under Israeli occupation.
High-resolution version for printing purposes here: http://www.fileflyer.com/view/eLZqDCF
01-03-2008 05:32"Eco Warriors plan to hold the next climate camp in Hyde Park near Buckingham Palace, according to a leaked memo received by the Evening Standard" was the story splashed across two pages of the first edition of the London newspaper on Friday, 29 February 2008.
BBC London broadcast exactly the same story later in the day, in spite of the fact that the national meeting of the Camp for Climate Action in Nottingham, which is planning to vote on the location for this summer's climate camp this weekend, had not even started yet.
01-03-2008 05:13February 28th & 29th
RAIDERS RETURN TO BOAR FARM (UK) -- Boar Liberation Front
OXFORD REMAINS A TARGET (UK) -- Animal Liberation Front
BROKEN WINDOWS (Spain) -- Uknown
01-03-2008 00:48The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) appeals to the 5+1 group to positively consider Iran’s offer of implementing the Additional Protocol and enter into unconditional negotiations with Iran.
29-02-2008 20:26No Borders Benefit, Saturday 1st March, from 7pm, RampART 1
We celebrate the struggle for social spaces and for freedom of movement with another No Borders benefit party on Sat 1st March (7pm til late). Refreshments, films, info stall, and - of course - good music.
29-02-2008 19:07In the current situation, Israel imposed illegal measures of Collective Punishment on Gaza months ago, in order to "suffocate Hamas", despite warnings from its own defense staff that this policy would provoke a violent response.
Israel is now attempting to justify an attack on Gaza it planned before the Annapolis Conference on the rockets its policy provoked.
Sadly, the media has been, up to this point, willing to help them do this.
29-02-2008 19:05RampART did not get permission to appeal, eviciton may be soon...one more reason to resist + celebrate!
29-02-2008 19:04"One million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail." --Rabbi Ya'acov Perin in his eulogy at the funeral of mass murderer Dr. Baruch Goldstein.
"Let us not ignore the truth among ourselves ... politically we are the aggressors and they defend themselves... The country is theirs, because they inhabit it, whereas we want to come here and settle down, and in their view we want to take away from them their country. ... Behind the terrorism [by the Arabs] is a movement, which though primitive is not devoid of idealism and self sacrifice."-- David Ben Gurion. Quoted on pp 91-2 of Chomsky's Fateful Triangle, which appears in Simha Flapan's "Zionism and the Palestinians pp 141-2 citing a 1938 speech.
29-02-2008 19:03Facts on the ground
29-02-2008 16:11Vaggelis Botzatzis has been remanded into custody accused of setting fire to two company cars owned by a energy/power company. It is believed that the person or persons unknown who carried out the arson did so in protest at the destruction of the natural environment and in support of two workers who died at the power plant.
29-02-2008 16:10The trial scheduled for 26,27,28 of March has been postponed again. There will be a Pre Trial Review on 31 March to set the date for a preliminary hearing and the trial.