UK Newswire Archive
19-02-2009 21:33Today was an international day of action for Cardiff based trade unionist Yahya Al-Faifi, who is under threat of deportation to Saudi Arabia.
19-02-2009 19:53Doncaster resident and Kurdish communist, Delshad Zorab, has been detained at Campsfield Detention Centre. He fears deportation to Kurdistan where his life will be threatened. He's fought all his life against dictatorship, big business and bigotry. Now he needs you support.
19-02-2009 19:35Hey kool kats? What is going on around the g20 in London April 1st and 2nd?
Can someone post a list of the demos so far publically announced please?
As this is one of the most important dates in the London calendar and as the times are heating up, the response by radicals so far has been crap, no?
19-02-2009 18:58about the congress, information and web tv available right now in italian and english
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,
www.imemc.org, for Thursday, February 19th, 2009.
19-02-2009 16:08Internationally renowned Tunisian singer and Master Oud player, Firas Jabloun, has joined line up of musicians, singers, and poets for Keep Gaza Alive fundraiser
Details in brief:
Date: Saturday 21st February 2009
Time: 7- 10 pm
Location: St Andrew’s Hall Chesterton Cambridge
19-02-2009 15:05“We will oppose the art of war with the art of peace”
Brighton is hosting the first ever ‘Artivism’ event: a week of anti-war creativity including art exhibitions, music, poetry and workshops. Between 24th Feb- 1st March artists, activists and performers will come together at various Brighton locations to take a stand for peace.
19-02-2009 14:55Palestinian students from the West Bank village of Jayyous have sent an appeal to the international solidarity movement and to UK students in particular to mobilise urgently against Israeli house raids, mass arrests and interrogations.
19-02-2009 14:35On Friday, February 6, the University of Rochester-SDS (UR-SDS) organized an occupation of Goergen Hall at the University of Rochester for peace and solidarity with the Palestinians. The action was partially inspired by the wave of occupations across the UK in support of Palestine the past few weeks. UR-SDS made a list of demands of the administration (including divestment from weapons manufacturers, educational and humanitarian aid to Gaza, and scholarships for Palestinian students). In a related event, on Thursday, February 12, 2008 Hampshire College of Amherst, MA. became the first US school to divest from corporations profiting from the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
19-02-2009 14:28Date:Friday, February 27, 2009
Time:3:45pm - 6:00pm
Location:Assemble City Hall, Barkers Pool, then march to Station City/Town: Sheffield:
19-02-2009 14:15The Hunger Strike of the Greek bussinesman,victim of a hard core Greek steel cartel has entered its SEVENTH day in front of the Greek Antitrust Authority in central Athens .Over 600.000 visitors to the LIVE broadcast.Government s unacceptable response
Because of the CIA’s dealings with many of these drug-tainted figures, this history largely has been kept from the American people. Indeed, while shielding CIA assets from criticism, the U.S. government has shifted the cocaine blame to leftist "narco-terrorists."
This pattern is repeating itself today in Colombia as the Clinton administration embarks on a major counterinsurgency campaign against "drug-financed Marxist guerrillas."
19-02-2009 13:513rd runway - no way !
Take the message to Gordon Brown
Thursday 19th February, 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm,
Demonstration opposite Downing Steet
19-02-2009 11:12A leaked draft counter-terrorism strategy known as "contest 2" which was intended to be unveiled next month proposes to reclassify people with radical points of view as 'extremists'. Featured among these proposals is the thought crime of holding the opinion that armed resistance anywhere in the world is legitimate. This would include the armed resistance by Palestinians and the Zapatistas.
19-02-2009 11:06Since February 2003, Iran's nuclear program has undergone what the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) itself admits to be the most intrusive inspection in its entire history. After thousands of hours of inspections by some of the most experienced IAEA experts, the Agency has verified time and again that (1) there is no evidence of a nuclear weapons program in Iran, and (2) all the declared nuclear materials have been accounted for; there has been no diversion of such materials to non-peaceful purposes.