UK Newswire Archive
04-02-2009 12:09Tamil Solidarity Film & Discussion Night
04-02-2009 11:09Allen Nelson, Vietnam war veteran and peace activist from the U.S., shares his extraordinary experience in war, his personal transformation, his work for peace in and outside Japan, and his hopes for the future at a time when U.S. militarism shows no sign of slowing down.
Produced and Directed by Dean Puckett http://www.deaddeanfilms.com/
04-02-2009 09:27Present-day Belarus is a post soviet country, on which territory a regime, police state in form and neoliberal in essence, fortified its position. For already 14 years the country is run by one and the same person Alexander Lukashenko, a populist at the beginning of his governing and openly pursuing antisocial reforms now.
The freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly is not about our country. These basic values as well as the political opposition are suppressed. Peaceful gatherings dispersions, political trials, preventive detentions all this has become a norm of political practice in Belarus.
04-02-2009 02:54Salford University intends to make 150 staff redundant in 2009.
04-02-2009 00:39Latest update on what's happening at the EF! winter moot, with activists coming from Denmark and Ireland, amongst other places, to help inform our focus on discussing strategy and action planning.
03-02-2009 22:56Seems worth publishing a few resources for those who want to think about the process, content and ramifications of the ongoing wildcat strikes that have been happening all over the UK since last week
03-02-2009 22:54Two hundred workers have occupied the historic Waterford Crystal plant and visitor centre at Kilbarry near Waterford, Ireland. The occupation was launched on Friday in response to the decision by the failed company's receiver to cease manufacturing production, lock out and sack some 480 workers. Local shops have supplied food and drinks.
03-02-2009 22:53On Thursday night, after news of his visit reached pro-Palestinian groups, some 80 protesters demonstrated outside the offices of the Union of Jewish Students (UJS) in central London, where Rapp was scheduled to speak.
03-02-2009 22:33Climate Justice Assembly Declaration, Belem, Brazil 1st February 2009
03-02-2009 21:55In a move that threatens tens of thousands of jobs and a further worsening of conditions for postal workers, the government has approved the partial privatisation of Royal Mail, the UK's state-run postal service.
03-02-2009 21:22This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (29 January, '09)
03-02-2009 21:12At a conference on the legality of Trident nuclear weapons being held in Edinburgh this week, the former vice-president of the International Court of Justice has condemned Trident as "cruel, criminal and barbaric" and stated that non-violent resistance to nuclear weapons is legally justifiable and "every citizen's right". The conference has been jointly organised by the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy, Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre and Trident Ploughshares.
03-02-2009 20:50There are plans to build a deadly "Super Virus Lab & Animal Testing facility on the Somers Town council house estate. The lab plans have been criticised by MI5, MPs, councillors & local residents. The lab will hold dealdy viruses such as Anthrax and Bird flu. Foot & Mouth disease was leaked form similar govt facilty Pirbright in Surrey. The lab will hold animals such as cats & dogs.
03-02-2009 17:21Campaign to Save Tara was founded in January 2007, as an umbrella group for all Tara Campaigners. It was legally wound up by a vote of its members in December 2007, after a Standards in Public Office investigation. However, recent actions show that certain former members are still trading and accepting donations under the CST name.
03-02-2009 16:52The contemptible stain that is the BNP are expected to rally in Birmingham city centre on Tuesday 10th February in support of former teacher and current fascist Adam Walker who left his former job following allegations of using school property to spread racist messages on internet forums.