UK Newswire Archive
21-06-2008 15:37Unauthorised* 24-hour "Tent City" in Parliament Square to Protest Against Ongoing Deportations to Iraq. There are some 15 tents and a Gazebo now pitched on the grass.
21-06-2008 13:37In 2004 a crash of Blackwater Flight 61 occurred in the rugged mountains of central Afghanistan, killing three soldiers and three-man crew. The widows of the soldiers sued Presidential Airways, Blackwater’s sister company, which was under contract with the U.S. military to fly cargo and personnel around Afghanistan.
Lawyers for the company has asked a federal court to decide the case using provisions from the Islamic Shari’a, not the U.S. laws. They argue that the Shari’a “does not hold a company responsible for the actions of employees performed within the course of their work.” http://www.newsobserver.com/917/story/1113022.html
21-06-2008 12:52An essay on the May 2008 pogroms in South Africa.
21-06-2008 12:05Labour will not contest the by-election forced by the resignation of shadow home secretary David Davis, which he says is intended to initiate a public debate on the government’s attack on democratic rights.
21-06-2008 11:54Covering the period of March-June 2008, this article will try to highlight the political pressure applied by the US and UK governments on Turkey in view of their war plans against Iran. It is complementary to an earlier article titled “Will Turkey be Complicit in Another War Against Another Neighbour?”
21-06-2008 11:36organised by ACTSA and the TUC
Monday 23 June 2008
Outside the Zimbabwe Embassy
429 Strand, London, WC2R OJR
Nearest tube Charing Cross
21-06-2008 08:55Canada's neo-con bushpuppet Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently 'apologized' to Indigenous peoples or did he...? Sorry for Genocide...? Apology 'NOT ACCEPTED'
21-06-2008 08:32Amidst all this chaos in which we are currently in, one can easily remember how the police force are getting away with all their violent acts and thus adding to this miserable situation of no discipline in this society.
21-06-2008 06:13Protestors have shut down operations at the Carmel Agrexco warehouse near Heathrow Airport. Two protestors are locked to a vehicle barrier, one to a truck and one to a main gate. Two protestors have climbed on top of the truck to further immobilise any loading or unloading work, and suspended banners. The Israeli flag that usually flies over the Carmel compound has been replaced with a black flag in mourning for Gaza.
21-06-2008 01:59Please sign this petition to help lift travel restrictions placed in this palestinian journalist.
21-06-2008 00:29This is to tell you about a speaking tour to expose the British Government's policy of colluding with loyalist paramilitaries in the north of Ireland to kill people opposed to British rule
Let's give the man the reception he really deserves.
HUNTING/FISHING STORE COVERED IN PAINT (Chile)
WINDOW SMASHED AT FISH COMPANY (Sweden)
HOMES OF NOVARTIS DIRECTORS GRAFFITIED (Spain)
CHICKEN LIBERATED, HUNTING TOWER TORCHED (Italy)
DOZENS OF BIRDS FREED FROM GAME FARM (USA)
20-06-2008 18:43The 30th June commemorates the day in 1960 when the Democratic Republic of
Congo gained independence from colonial domination. However, the country has
never truly enjoyed independence from predatory superpowers and remains
under seige from vested interests in both the West and the East.
20-06-2008 15:49Radical History Discussion
Resistance in the UK's Detention Centres in the Last Decade
Time: 7 pm, Tuesday 24 June 2008
Venue: T&G, Transport House, 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN