UK Newswire Archive
15-09-2008 21:22As someone deeply committed to prisoner support I know that one of the few ways of protesting open to prisoners in the hunger strike. Prisoners protest for a reason and one such would be the poor standard of health care the state provides
for those it incarcerates.
15-09-2008 19:04Just a quick reminder that the national march against Wickham labs kicks off in Wickham on Saturday 20th September at 12.00
15-09-2008 18:41On the annivesary of Mexican Indpendence, the social struggle continues
Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.
Pictures (C) Peter Marshall, 2008, all rights reserved.
15-09-2008 16:18It seems from this weeks "local" news - (Ohio local, that is) that despite the integrity declarations of the MCCAIN/PALIN campaign, in fact, possibly without their awareness ( these methods of election distortion WERE also used against Mccain in several primaries ), people are getting put into place, then, at times, attached to the payroll of their election team (!old method of trying to get peoples complicity or cover-up) . As the distortion of the last elections are hitting the courts, as state by state, congressional comitee by commitee, enquiries are showing how it was done, serious pressure from researchers, campaigners, diplomat-types etc across the world COULD prevent the worst of the fraud.
15-09-2008 15:45This months update includes developments for the forthcoming 'International
Parliamentarian for West Papua', news of an upcoming interview with Benny and
Maria Wenda on BBC Radio 3, the date of the September Indonesian Embassy vigil,
and developments on the postcard campaign.
15-09-2008 15:03Many households this winter are going to shiver in the cold because they cannot meet rising fuel bills.
15-09-2008 14:52The aviation industry is a major contributor to global warming. A non-sustainable industry is now in meltdown.
15-09-2008 14:27Authorities will store details of car journeys surveilled by the new national Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system for five years, the Home Office has revealed.
Senior police officer had said the data on millions of vehicles would only be kept for two years, the Guardian reports. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is examining a complaint by Privacy International over the extended retention period. The privacy advocacy group described it as "unnecessary and disproportionate".
15-09-2008 13:56IOM announces launch of the Return & Rebuild Programme: "Extra support" for those returning to Afghanistan and Iraq.
15-09-2008 12:48The meeting which was to be addressed by C P Gajurel, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) on Tuesday 16 September has unfortunately been cancelled due to events in Nepal.
15-09-2008 12:29Date: 22 September 2008 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Committee Room 3, Town Hall, Albert Square (just outside the entrance to the secure island site), Manchester
Liam Byrne, immigration and borders minister
Anne Diamantopoulou, former European commissioner for employment and social affairs
Patricia Hewitt, former secretary of state for health
Trevor Philips, chair, Equality and Human Rights Commission
Gary Titley, leader, European Parliamentary Labour Party (chair)
15-09-2008 11:49Andrew Gilligan the journalist for the Evening Standard read by fat commuters rather than Londoners is hiding the fact that transport policies engineered by both Ken, Boris and the City are aimed at improving their transport infrastructure whilst leaving the rest of London to rot. Ken Livingstone said the City rail line Crossrail was more important than the East London Line where he jointly with Tower Hamlets Council engineered the destruction of Brunel's bridge so developers could maximise development potential. lots of other terrible things are not talked about in commuter paper
15-09-2008 11:48The Disabled People's Direct Action Network have gatecrashed a DWP meeting on disability and welfare reform to which no disabled people's organisations were invited, today (Monday 15th September 2008)