UK Newswire Archive
19-01-2009 21:59When the media erupts with the usual expected reactionary backlash against 'animal rights terrorists' remember that they harmed NO-ONE and compare their sentences with the 'caustic soda rape case'.
turkishny.com: On your Web site, there is an argument that the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors are doing to the Palestinians exactly what was done to them by the Nazis. Do you agree with that?
Norman Finkelstein: I think Israel, as a number of commentators pointed out, is becoming an insane state. And we have to be honest about that. While the rest of the world wants peace, Europe wants peace, the US wants peace, but this state wants war, war and war. In the first week of the massacres, there were reports in the Israeli press that Israel did not want to put all its ground forces in Gaza because it was preparing attacks on Iran. Then there were reports it was planning attacks on Lebanon. It is a lunatic state.
turkishny.com: But do you agree with the characterization?
Norman Finkelstein: Look at the pictures and decide for yourself. I am not going to tell people what they should think about it. But what I say is they should look at the pictures and decide for themselves. (For the pictures go to: http://www.normanfinkelstein.com/article.php?pg=11&ar=2510 )
19-01-2009 21:13Our Facebook profile against the proposed animal testing lab in Camden, which if built will be alongside St Pancras international had it's friend add facility closed for "adding too many friends" ....they did the same to stunning Vegan Bodybuilder Robert cheeke when he got to 2000 friends. In just afew days we had as many suppoters as SHAC. The authorities are scared of this & WANT the lab!
19-01-2009 20:00Smash EDO
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Over forty students started the occupation in solidarity with Palestine last Thursday afternoon demanding that the LSE condemns Israeli aggression, divests from BAE, a firm that arms Israel, and provides material support for Palestinians. The students are demanding that the LSE waivers application fees and provides more scholarships for Palestinian students, sends surplus computers and books to Palestine and facilitates a cross-campus collection for Medical Aid for Palestine.
19-01-2009 18:01Account of our disruptive protest against a BAE recruitment event
19-01-2009 17:46They work for you email alert.... on the day runway 3 was wheeled out, so was a vote on MP's keeping expenses secret.... A vote will be held This thursday.
19-01-2009 17:43Tesco's Fresh Basil, is labelled as coming from the "West Bank".
19-01-2009 17:32Today "Molodaya Gvardiya Edinoy Rossii" (Young Guard of United Russia - one of the several, competing pro-Kremlin youth organizations) attempted to organize an action "Our money to our people". Concept was to meet a train from Central Asia 2:10 PM in Kazan railway station of Moscow with anti-migrant placates, with text such as "Work legally!", "Illegal = thief!" and "Want to work? Pay taxes!". Action was protected by a plenty of OMON riot police and own security of Young Guard.