UK Newswire Archive
27-12-2008 12:35Mayday! Mayday!
27-12-2008 11:52The Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign (www.bigcampaign.org) is issuing an international call to action against Carmel-Agrexco next February. Carmel-Agrexco is the Israeli national exporter of fruit and vegetables and imports large quantities of goods from illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land.
27-12-2008 11:40Clothes are now so cheap that they have become a disposable item.
27-12-2008 11:02Gaza - Ma'an - Black smoke billowed over Gaza City on Saturday afternoon following an Israeli airstrike on targets throughout the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian medical officials believe at least 120 Palestinians were killed in the attacks, with an additional 200 wounded.
Israel's air force fired around 30 missiles at Palestinian targets in the Gaza Strip on Saturday at noon.
27-12-2008 10:57The Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group are looking to find a committed group of people seeking a village to twin with in Palestine. The 5000 people of Al Mazra’a al Qibliyah –located not far from Bir Zeit in the West Bank- are experiencing increasing violence from the surrounding settlement Talmon B and are therefore in need of a strong campaigning support network.
27-12-2008 10:27Culture secretary Andy Burnham wants to force ISPs to censor websites that the government deems 'inappropriate', and hopes to gain American agreement on the idea.
27-12-2008 09:32A profile of ex-EDO Corp director Dennis C Blair linked to military industrial corruption and genocide in East Timor who is slated as Obama's Director of national Inteligence
27-12-2008 09:14In eMacambini, South Africa, ten thousand Zulu families face eviction to make way for a Dubai funded Zulu themepark....
Their struggle against the themepark, supported by the militant shack dweller's movement Abahlali baseMjondolo, has been met with severe police violence. Peter Machen reports on why people are determined to resist forced removal.
27-12-2008 01:16There are plans to build a "Super Virus Lab" in Camden. This has been opposed by locals, councillors, MPs, MI5 etc on safety grounds. In the event of virus leak, as happened at government facility Pirbright there is the very real chance that the soldiers at Regents Park Barracks would have to either evacuate or quarntine the area. Please write to them and ask them to oppose planning permission.
26-12-2008 23:45One of the biggest earners for EDO Corp (now owned by ITT) has been its range of Warlock anti-IED counter measure systems.
A secret US Army report reveals flaws in the system is now available on wikileaks
26-12-2008 23:01A letter from Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 about being held in the dungeon at Louisana State Prison. Herman is a black panther who has spent the last 36 years in solitary confinment for his revolutionary beliefs.
This multilingual article documents the tagging-process (photos) and the groups’ statement.
26-12-2008 16:17Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center www.imemc.org, for Friday December 26 2008
26-12-2008 14:20In two deeply cynical statements, two conservative US politicians admit delight at the killing and maiming of even their own soldiers in Iraq, as well as certainty the the US would have gone to war with or without 'knowledge' of weapons of mass.
With over 75,930 women becoming victims of torture and cruelty by their husbands and in-laws, homes too have become unsafe for women in India