UK Newswire Archive
21-07-2008 14:54Two children of the Roma ethnic group drown in Naples. Next to their lifeless bodies people continue to sunbathe, have fun and swim in the sea.
Pictures on: http://www.everyonegroup.com/EveryOne/MainPage/Entries/2008/7/20_Two_children_of_the_Roma_ethnic_group_drown_in_Naples.html
21-07-2008 14:50Solidarity welcomed! - Almost 500 prisoners in Germany have answered a call for a co-
ordinated hunger-strike on August 1st - 7th by prisoner solidarity
group "Iv.i" (Representation for the Interest of the Detainees).
21-07-2008 13:51Inquest on Friday - verdict likely to be suicide
21-07-2008 12:40Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has hinted that next year's Group of Eight summit may not take place on the small island of La Maddalena as planned.
21-07-2008 12:37Hackney Council want to sell off land on council estates for development by housing associations: we need green space and playgrounds for our kids. Come to support residents to show their opposition and demand together that more social housing is provided for us but not at the cost of estate residents quality of life.
21-07-2008 12:25"Based on advice given to Donald Rumsfeld by Defense Department lawyers regarding the use of isolation at Guantánamo, when the lawyers warned that it was "not known to have been generally used for interrogation purposes for longer than 30 days," Marri has now been held in solitary confinement for 66 times longer than the amount of time recommended by the Pentagon's own lawyers (this figure includes the six months that he spent in isolation in Peoria County Jail and the Metropolitan Correction Center in New York, before being transferred to Charleston)."
21-07-2008 12:18A demonstration was held outside Waterside Court Home Office Reporting Centre in Leeds on Friday in response to a report published on Monday 14th July outlining 300 cases of abuse by immigration staff.
21-07-2008 08:567PM, MONDAY 21ST JULY
@ Pullens Centre, 184 Crampton Street, Walworth, London, SE17 3AE (Close to Elephant & Castle Tube - Northern Line)
Free entry / donation
21-07-2008 06:20Saturday 26 July - Free the Cuban Five demonstration!
20-07-2008 20:39A group of MPs have launched a campaign to stop the cull of badgers planned for Wales. They have been signing a Commons early day motion congratulating Environment Secretary Hilary Benn on his principled stance in rejecting calls for a widespread cull in England.
20-07-2008 18:22Open letter from Christoph, July 7th 2008
More info http://austriasolidarity.com
His book will at last tell the story of One of the Maquis who has long needed reclaiming from the lies and distortions of the past.
An individual who took the nom de guerre as a Maquis, or member of the AGLA (usually denominated as communist), of "Durruti" (after the honoured Barcelona anarchist). Before that at the age of 32 he had taken the equally momenous step of taking the name "Florencio" in replacement of the "Teresa" which his parents upon seeing his genital malformation had registered on his birth certificate "to avoid later complications" & it was said "military conscription".
20-07-2008 16:52Analysis of the Oaxacan social movement from withinm written by some of those intimately connected to grassroots struggle and organisation.
20-07-2008 16:32See also July Letters from Jan & Sabine:
20-07-2008 14:31The final action alert from the international week of action against Nepal's plans to export rhesus monkeys to vivisection labs...Today we contact the Embassies and Consulates.
20-07-2008 14:17The body of another high profile policeman has been found on Snowdon. No cause of death is known as yet. There are parallels with the death of Michael Todd, Chief Constable of Manchester.
20-07-2008 14:10"Every night, all around the country, in the 21st century factories known as call centres, some 750,000 workers will breathe a collective sigh of relief as they get the signal that their shift has finally come to an end."
Read http://www.socialistreview.org.uk/article.php?articlenumber=10390 for the inspirational article of how Pat unionised his workplace.