UK Newswire Archive
30-07-2008 11:22Unite Against Fascism are refusing to support the locally-organised trade union demonstration against the BNP's Red, White and Blue "festival" on 16 August and, in an act of unbelievable sectarianism, have called their own.
30-07-2008 10:14Worryingly, the corporate media and even Indymedia is getting posts undermining very serious concerns about GM food technology. Surveys shows that the majority of the UK public reject GM foods alongside other Europeans and there is a growing movement in the US. Blair and Brown refused to adopt what is called the precautionary approach, which says lets test these foods before allowing their use. The precautionary approach is recommended because GM food is based on lab experiments not natural foods we have lived with for many years. Instead, Blair and Brown have done the opposite and constantly tried to undermine protection of human health and food sustainability in favour of big agri-business companies like Monsanto (Agent Orange) trying to push the GM agenda.
30-07-2008 09:56The National Police Improvement Agency has defended allowing companies access to the national DNA database.
30-07-2008 08:02For this years climate camp the alternative media provision, documtation group and the camp media team are working much closer together to aid communication, reduce duplication of effort and running back and forth and improve the efficient flow of information. Operating under the banner 'be the media' you will find all the stuff expected from an Independent Media Centre, along with the facilities required by the media team to liaise with the main stream media.
FURTHER SABOTAGE OF GROUSE SHOOT (UK)
ELF CLAIMS ARSON IN RESPONSE TO URBAN SPRAWL (Sweden)
29-07-2008 23:35i reported here why the socpa legislation governing protest near parliament is dead and buried - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/07/404526.html
but this afternoon, police began a new campaign of harassment against brian haw's peace camp
29-07-2008 22:00DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West), the North West of England's first group focusing on young people and issues of freedom in the digital world is looking forward to it's first meeting EVER in August.
29-07-2008 21:49The illegal destruction of Glengad beach in Ireland is being overseen by I-RMS, a private security company with a background in military training. Last week 13 residents were arrested when they tried to question the legality of the work. There have been numerous complaints against unidentified security videoing families using the beach for swimming.
29-07-2008 21:33'MAFIA' SOLDIERS IN ITALIAN 'STATE' PRISONS ARE DEAD-NOT-DEAD MEN BURIED IN CEMENT COFFINS AND ARE FROM THIS WEEK ON DEPRIVED ALSO OF THE RIGHT TO SPEAK -LIKE IN PRISONS OF THE 1700'S!- WHILE MANY OF THEIR COMMANDERS ARE FREE AFTER BECOMING 'PENTITI'...
29-07-2008 19:36An 10 year old boy called Ahmed Ussam Yusef Mousa was shot dead at
approximately 6pm near the Palestinian village of Nil'in. He was shot once in the head at close range with live ammunition.
29-07-2008 18:23Ronald A. Gray, 42, was convicted in connection with a spree of four murders and eight rapes in the Fayetteville, N.C., area between April 1986 and January 1987 while he was stationed at Fort Bragg. He has been on death row at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., since April 1988.
"While approving a sentence of death for a member of our armed services is a serious and difficult decision for a commander in chief, the president believes the facts of this case leave no doubt that the sentence is just and warranted,"..........."The president's thoughts and prayers are with the victims of these heinous crimes and their families and all others affected," White House press secretary Dana Perino said.
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29-07-2008 17:14Coaches from the above areas are now organised to get to the protest to stop the BNP's 'festival' on August 16th.
29-07-2008 17:13Update on arrests following the Smash EDO Carnival Against the Arms Trade which was held in Brighton on 4th June (see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/southcoast/2008/06/400163.html)
RMT member Joe Thompson was left with a bloody nose and split lip said: “After what happened to Jerome I was afraid to defend myself as I have people at home depending on my wages”.