UK Newswire Archive
12-02-2009 09:56Getting AR back up and running in York
"We have just heard today that Pegah has finally been granted refugee status in the UK. This is fantastic, wonderful, wonderful news and a great reward for all the hard work you all put in to ensure she was not sent back to Iran - so thank you, thank you, thank you. Will be in touch again as soon as we have more details. This has been a long struggle but is a real vindication of what can be achieved when we all work together."
Love to all, Lesley, for Friends of Pegah Campaign
Background: Pegah Emambakhsh Must Stay!
12-02-2009 07:33“We don’t want your bloody valentine”
Feminists blockade Israeli state export company
Two days before Valentines day a group of 15 women have locked themselves to the gates of Israeli export company Carmel Agrexco to stop the delivery of Valentines roses. They were met with heavy force from security and police but are currently holding strong.
12-02-2009 06:18PUBLIC EVENT
London Basque Solidarity Campaign
Thursday 12th February 2009 (7:00pm) Oxford House
Projection The Spanish Inquisition
Speaker Saleh Mamon
11-02-2009 23:59Disobey! & CAAT Day of Action rooftop protest over the University of Central Lancashire links with BAE systems.
11-02-2009 22:15Join the crew shipmates!
11-02-2009 20:36There is a cleaners’ demo, on Thursday 12th February at 13:00 pm outside the Willis Group’s building at 51 Lime Street, London EC3M
11-02-2009 19:54UEA buliding Arts was occupied this by around 10-12 students tonight, the Union Council has voted to be support the occupation, security (initially heavy handed got suddenly more polite when the media and various onlookers turned up!) Below is a copy of the leaflet we are handing out...
11-02-2009 18:48Albert Stegeman a so called independent undercover journalist takes out the competition of the bjz in his big tv commercial for bureau youth care.
This is a fantastic opportunity for veggies and vegans from all movements and backgrounds to come together for a day of celebration and awareness raising! Below, we offer our vision for the event, reasons behind it and details of support we need to make the event happen as described.
11-02-2009 18:07The dutch state keeps a list with thousands of ‘facts’ on each child in Holland. It has been forwarded to private companies such as the bjz who can take children from their parents and keep them for profit. This list is called the electronic child dossier.
11-02-2009 17:56Three people arrested after roof top protest about arms company BAE systems' involvement at University of Central Lancashire
11-02-2009 17:42The Dutch prime minister Balkenende called for a national invasive mentality when dealing with 'over the border issues'. He called for a V.O.C. mentality.
11-02-2009 17:05Sheffield Hallam Students' Union is victimising Matt Vicary, Equal Opportunities officer for supporting the protests and occupations against the siege of Gaza. Matt is a dedicated and committed activist trying to force his Union to take up political campaigns and has been suspended by dictat of the President without being informed of the complaints or charges against him.
11-02-2009 14:43Breaking News - Students at Edinburgh University occupy the main lecture theatre, beginning the 24th university occupation to take place in this country in recent weeks.