UK Newswire Archive
24-08-2008 10:55Further success for the inspiring Titnore Woods campaigners reported in todays press
Not exactly. “Torture….Death Squads…Human Rights Breaches…” continued the lower half of the banner, with a carefully painted AK47 illustrating the point.
24-08-2008 08:31More than 60 days is Amadeu Casellas in hungerstrike now.
Not the judge, nor the General Direction, no one
politician...are doing anything to find a solution for his
Brian's protest, against war and to highlight the ridiculous SOCPA laws, is now in its seventh year.
23-08-2008 19:38Two small boats, the SS Free Gaza and the SS Liberty, successfully landed in Gaza early this evening, breaking the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.
23-08-2008 19:04Amadeu Casellas has been imprisoned since 1986 for taking part in armed robberies of banks in which no person was shot or physically injured. Previous to that he had been imprisoned during the dictatorship. In total almost 30 years of his life have been spent in jail. It was in jail that he contracted HIV in 2000. It is in jail that he has consistenly revindicated his anarchist philosophy known to many since the group he formed part of in 1973 distributed the money they robbed amongst tenants in danger of eviction.
His case as a political prisoner is clear & the contrasts between his hungerstrike against unconstitutionally continued detention & those of more "political" prisoners in the recent history of the Spanish state is stark.
23-08-2008 14:01I am beginning to feel like the Government of Canada is
attempting to adopt an ideology as our national identity and I am very
disturbed by that. I feel that some of your policies are beginning to depart
from deeply held traditional Canadian values. And you are transforming the
face of Canada with the mandate of a minority Government. You also have a
majority in the House of Commons who voted, on behalf of Canadians, to
support the request made by American War resisters to remain in Canada.
23-08-2008 13:50I feel that some of your policies are beginning to depart from deeply held traditional Canadian values. And you are transforming the face of Canada with the mandate of a minority Government. You also have a majority in the House of Commons who voted, on behalf of Canadians, to support the request made by American War resisters to remain in Canada.
23-08-2008 13:31It may be difficult to define or describe what one means by the state but, as one becomes aware of the inherent cruelty with which it functions it may be more a matter of feeling what we mean by the state as well as perhaps attempting one’s own definition. I often feel people seldom give sufficient credence to their feelings and this is an unfortunate state of affairs contributing I feel to stagnation of human thought and progress.
are designed to whitewash Western intervention more broadly.
Barrie Collins, spiked-online.com, 13.08.2008
23-08-2008 12:55From July 21 - 31, Joint Task Force (mostly US, but also UK, France, Brazil and Italy) "Operation Brimstone" large scale war games were conducted off the US East coast in the North Atlantic. Its purpose may have been to prepare for a naval blockade of Iran. From what's known a naval deployment may be planned, and a blockade may ensue. The situation remains tense and worrisome.
23-08-2008 12:29Each country must find its own way, shaped by its immediate situation, and seen against the backdrop of its own specific cultural and political history. In the case of Armenia, it is evident that any perspective for real economic progress must be based on cooperation with its neighbors in the context of a regional development perspective. This means negotiating political solutions to the continuing conflicts with Azerbaijan and Turkey, in order to reestablish normal economic and trade relations. To achieve this, requires a capable leadership dedicated to the future of its nation and its people, as well as support from the international community. Armenians are seeking such leadership.
23-08-2008 12:21The planning for the London FreeSchool week is going well with confirmed workshops and the such like starting to appear on the website. Bowl Court Social Centre, the original location for the weeks event, was sadly evicted a couple of weeks ago. However, the event lives on and has moved to the rampART ( http://www.rampart.co.nr) and LARC ( http://www.londonarc.org.) After all a free school should not be limited and contained by concrete walls!
United States and Poland to deploy on Polish soil US `interceptor missiles'
is the most dangerous move towards nuclear war the world has seen since the
1962 Cuba Missile crisis.
Come and have fun and say no to Trident’s replacement!
23-08-2008 10:30One of the activists protestors has pointed out how all of us can stop supporting the illegal war and occupation of Iraq through where it can hurt idiot politicians most. The activist referenced the fact that paying taxes has been reduced to a war crime in itself as under Article 25 of the Statutes of Rome, providing the means for a war crimes - paying taxes or fines to a government that is committing war crimes - is also in intself, a war crime.