UK Newswire Archive
13-12-2008 23:21EITHER WITH THE GUNS OF THE POLICE - OR WITH THE STRUGGLES OF SOCIETY
13-12-2008 23:13On 17th December, the European Parliament is due to vote on two pieces of legislation, the Renewable Energy Directive and the Fuel Quality Directive, each of which will lead to large-scale agrofuel expansion through long-term (2020) targets. Those laws are likely to trigger more land conversion, particularly in the global South, to grow fuel for Europe's cars, at the expense of forests and people, climate, food and biodiversity.
13-12-2008 22:01some media sources claim that Greek police request tear gas supplies from Israel and Germany
13-12-2008 20:54Youth clashed with police during a protest in Athens Friday over the police killing of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos. Thousands took part in the anti-government rally, culminating a week of protests that show no signs of abating.
13-12-2008 18:38There are plans to build the "World's largest ever virus containment facility and animal testing lab" alongside St Pancras Eurostar on a Camden council house estate behind the British Library. Councillors and MPs have blasted the plans. In the event of virus leak what would happen to prisoners in the two nearby prisons Holloway and Pentonville? The lab will contain deadly pathogens like anthrax.
13-12-2008 18:25Now is a key time to capitalise on renewed interest in Nuclear Disarmament and makes links between this issue, the financial crisis and climate change.
13-12-2008 17:44The video of the broadcast from the occupied station SuperB Patra, a major TV station of Western Greece from Patra area. The station was occupied from demonstrators and students , during the occupation there was news broadcasted , videos and fotos etc... After the broadcast the station was left to continue normaly the program.
13-12-2008 17:00The University and Colleges Union (UCU) passed a motion at its national congress in 2008 calling on members to consider the implications of Israeli universities' complicity in the occupation. A group of anonymous members have threatened to sue the union. The union has stood by its policy but the solicitor for the members has claimed erroneously that the union has backed down
13-12-2008 14:45“We don’t forget, we don’t forgive” - day of international action against state murders, 20.12.2008
Today (Friday), the assembly of the occupied Athens Polytechnic decided to make a callout for European and global-wide actions of resistance
13-12-2008 14:141000 demonstrate in Berlin, small protests all over the country, major protest ahead
13-12-2008 12:51Re: the case of Lander Labajo and Aner Minenza