UK Newswire Archive
10-01-2009 21:05PRESS RELEASE
Mounting evidence is emerging that Israel is experimenting new non-conventional weapons on civilian population in Gaza . "It is happening again what we saw in Lebanon two years ago", says Paola Manduca , genetics teacher and researcher at the University of Genoa and member of New Weapons Research Committee (NWRC), "where Israel used white phosphorus, Dense inert metal explosive (DIME), thermobaric bombs, cluster bombs and uranium ammunitions and experimented novel weapons and delivery modalities. Still today there are unexploded bombs and radioactivity on the ground".
10-01-2009 21:00A Gazan journalist and aid worker reports from Gaza
10-01-2009 20:49The Israeli newspaper Haaretz is reporting that the U.S. has arranged for a charter ship "to carry 325 standard 20-foot containers of what is listed as 'ammunition' on two separate journeys from the Greek port of Astakos to the Israeli port of Ashdod in mid-to-late January." The type and nature of the shipment is described as "pretty rare."
10-01-2009 20:26LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has sought to hire a merchant ship to deliver ammunition to Israel this month, tender documents show, but the Pentagon said the shipment was not linked to the conflict in the Gaza Strip.
They marched towards the Israeli embassy but were stopped by overwhelming police numbers.
Images of Israeli, US, and pro Israel Palestinian leaders were set on fire along with flags.
The march past off peacefully.
10-01-2009 17:35Gaza – Ma’an –Since midnight Saturday morning Israeli fire killed 21 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Most were killed in or near their homes.
The vast majority of deaths from Saturday were in the northern areas of the Gaza Strip, in the Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza City and Jabaliya to the north.
In southern Gaza Israeli strikes targeted factories and industrial buildings, while homes were left relatively safe.
10-01-2009 16:46British Energy are holding several 'public meetings' in the local area (Kent-Romney Marsh) to tell all about their wonderous new plans for a third nuclear station at the site.
10-01-2009 16:21Workers at Camden Council services have not been told of the plans to build a deadly "Super Virus Lab" on their doorstep. there are plans to build a deadly virus containment facility across the raod from Camden Town Hall. The lab will test on animals. Members of Stop Camden Animal Lab went into the Camden Council Library and offices to hear that staff did not even KNOW about the lab & protests.
10-01-2009 14:06Interpal, a UK registered charity, faces closure as a direct result of action taken by Lloyds TSB. This action has been taken and no reason given.
10-01-2009 14:03Local activists in Frome, Somerset, held a vigil for the innocent victims of the Gaza strip today, raising awareness and support for the opposition to this horrific massacre. Several of us also visited the local branch of Lloyd's Bank to discuss their plans to shut down Palestinian charity Interpal.
10-01-2009 12:49Protest! Sunday 11th Jan, 11 AM, Albert Square, Manchester
10-01-2009 12:26Around 30 people took part in a protest in bristol city centre regarding Marks & Spencer's support of the Israeli State late this (saturday) morning.
10-01-2009 02:29The Earth First! Winter moot is an opportunity for people who feel affiliation with the ideas behind Earth First! to network, discuss and reflect on the ecological direct action movement and to plan for the future. In contrast with the yearly EF! Summer Gathering, which is held outside for around five days, the winter moot is a shorter weekend meeting, inside, less aimed at skill sharing and more at looking where we are at as movement and where we want to be going.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil