UK Newswire Archive
www.imemc.org, on Wednesday, January 14th 2009.
14-01-2009 15:37Please check out this amazing article by Janine Roberts
14-01-2009 14:58On February 14th at 6:30pm at the Friends Meeting House Lexington KY there will be a pot luck dinner and a program "Why we walk".
14-01-2009 14:42We are calling on all our supporters to do what you can to protest against the massacres taking place in Gaza. See our events page for details of specific actions; including emergency protests.
14-01-2009 14:36This post started as a repsonse to a thread on the blog, which is why it references FIT from the outset, rather than tackling other types of cops. Some of this stuff has been said before, and it is a personal response, but I have been asked to copy the article here, so here it is!
14-01-2009 14:23There will be a demonstration outside UAV Engines, of Lichfield, Staffordshire, on Monday 19th January, regarding evidence that has been revealed that the company is building engines that are used in Israel's military drones that are aiding the attacks on Gaza.
14-01-2009 13:29As if it isn't bad enough that Gordon Brown's brother Andrew is the UK media chief for 85% French state-owned energy giant EDF (Energy), it seems the royal connection is now needed to convince us that we need more toxic nuclear white elephants.
14-01-2009 12:59Activists disrupted the offices of the British Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM) in central London this morning. The lobby group's media centre, which is playing a key role in Israel's public relations operation during the assault on Gaza, was shut down as protesters occupied the building.
Photographs of civilian casualties from Gaza were pasted on to the computer screens of public relations executives, phone lines cut off to halt the organisation's media rebuttal unit and leaflets thrown out of window on to the main road and handed out to staff pressing them to confront the truth about the human cost of Israeli aggression.
14-01-2009 12:39Gazprom's Deputy CEO Alexander Medvedev accused the United States of pulling the strings. "It looks like ... they(Ukraine) are dancing to the music which is being orchestrated not in Kiev but outside the country," he said.
Ukraine's national energy company Naftogaz refused to accept Russian natural gas for transit to Europe for a second day, Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom said on Wednesday.
14-01-2009 12:03An ope letter sent to Zipi Livni today, under the headline "Some jingles to cheer up for your pilots and tank commanders"
14-01-2009 11:46Riots all over Europe. Last night in Latvia: People are demanding the dissolution of parliament. The country is slipping into a deep recession.After a peacefull demo people try to storm the Parliament and smash it´s windows, rioting for hours. Video-links Riga, Latvia.
14-01-2009 11:27Greenpeace have bought a chunk of land in the middle of the proposed third runway site at Heathrow. Now they're giving it away, bit by bit.
One purpose of the meeting in Strasbourg from January 16th to 18th (see http://gipfelsoli.org/NATO_2009_english/5912.html) is, apart from networking and common planning, to get a mutual knowledge of powers and weaknesses of the movements in different european countries.
For this, we translated a text that was published in a german lefty monthly newspaper and gives a summary of activities. But the text does not regard the current situation of a "non-dogmatic" radical, anarchist, autonomous left in Germany. To provide that, see this brief summary.
14-01-2009 10:27"There is no doubt that Israel is using phosphorous bombs over Gaza. Israel is flagrantly violating the Fourth Geneva Convention," says Raji Sourani, head of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) in Gaza.
14-01-2009 09:23Deare Hamanajam has left the UK
Despite all efforts to stay the removal, Deare was removed yesterday morning with an unknown number of other Iraqi/Kurds. No one, neither solicitors or friends knew the time of removal. There is expected to be another secret removal to KRG/Iraq later this week.
14-01-2009 08:34A message from the Brunei Gallery Suite, SOAS, London.