UK Newswire Archive
03-04-2008 07:56In a letter sent to the Constitutional Commission and representatives of the international civilian administration in Kosovo, Roma NGOs ask for substantial improvements of the draft constitution which has been prepared by the Constitutional Commission.
03-04-2008 07:30At 7.30am this morning, activists successfully blockaded all entrances to Aberthaw Power Station in Barry, South Wales.
03-04-2008 05:32Members of bristol rising tide are succesfully blockading Aberthaw power station, Wales worst polluter, 10 bristol activists have done a joint action with Bath, Cardiff and Oxford activist as part of a nationwide prostest against some of the worst polluting compaines in the uk.
Abolish the racist
Saturday 19 April
1pm, US Embassy,
Grosvenor Square, London W1A
(Nearest Tube: Bond Street)
03-04-2008 00:19A roundup of different reports, from Indymedia, FFD website & other places
02-04-2008 22:58Reports over email lists state that 46 persons were arrested and that they were severally beaten in the way to the police stations and they were also under death treat. when Romanian riot police raided a meeting place for anti-NATO activists. On guy from Iasi
(Gheorghe) was hospitalized and he was beaten even in the hospital.
Another girl ask the police to go to the hospital...Small protest was
organized in the front of the police station 11.
02-04-2008 22:52How could progressive people be on the same side as Bush, the CIA and the ultra-right? How do we explain the paradox of progressive people supporting a movement that is financed and supported by the proponents of the U.S. Empire, as well as by all of the other old European colonial powers that had divided, humiliated and looted China for a full century prior to the 1949 revolution?
02-04-2008 21:39Starting this Friday, 4th April, a 'conricerca' or workers' inquiry into the class composition of Liverpool will begin. More details will be posted on Indymedia, but here is a short analysis from one of the founding members of the group, who has recently moved to the UK from Slovakia.
02-04-2008 19:56Democracy Now reports on poverty in the USA
02-04-2008 19:02Forgive me, but where in the NATO mandates or charter does it say anything about its working with Israel against Iran in a potential military confrontation?
And where does that put NATO relative to its already chilly relations with Russia?
The NATO high command had better do some really critical thinking right now.
Because if they don't they just may get suckered into an Israeli "false flag" operation (of course, blamed on Iran), from which there can be no retreat, putting NATO on a military collision course with Russia.
02-04-2008 18:29the asbo was this afternoon evicted
and about bloody time
i wonder where the violent residents will lay their shame now
its just a shame its not winter
Nottinghamshire Police searched 2 houses yesterday afternoon after it had made two arrests at the blockade at E.On offices on Mount Street. The searches were 'authorized' under section 18 of the Police And Criminal Evidence Act 1984. Under this act; "A constable may enter and search any premises occupied or controlled by a person who is under arrest for an arrestable offence, if he has reasonable grounds for suspecting that there is on the premises evidence that relates to that offence". Both people arrested were released early in the evening and were charged with Section 5 public order offences. They are to appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court on April 14th.
02-04-2008 17:08A bunch of Fossil Fools took to the Streets of Glasgow
today, 1st of April.......
02-04-2008 16:59EveryOne Group (www.everyonegroup.com) is promoting a petition (www.petitiononline.com/fortibet) and an international campaign to ask for an immediate halt to the harsh sociocultural repression underway in Tibet, a repression perpetrated by the Chinese authorities towards thousands of innocent people.
02-04-2008 16:40chris coverdale was arrested earlier today at his home in wimbledon for non-payment of fines imposed for a previous SOCPA unauthorised demonstration offence. he is being held overnight at wimbledon police station and will apear at the local court tomorrow morning.