UK Newswire Archive
24-02-2009 02:03Today, the Camp for Climate Action lodged a complaint with the Press
Complaints Commission (PCC) against the Evening Standard. The camp claims
the Standard's article regarding the April 1st event "Climate Camp in
London's Square mile", to be held during the G20, is misleading.
24-02-2009 01:22As a test run for a project to be instated in 69 areas of the UK in April 2009, Yorkshire police stopped 1,200 children who were out at night and took them into 'police protection', before their parents picked them up. Several were also questioned by Children's Services.
Day - April 1st 2009 - to celebrate its centenary.
This will take place at the British Museum, where the not-so-great and the
far-from-good will quaff cocktails, snaffle canapes and watch a
And we will be there too, between 6-7pm, to say ‘Your party’s over!'
23-02-2009 19:51British Gas punishing people trying to save the planet.
23-02-2009 18:54Tamar Katz, an Israeli student recently released from prison, speaks in Sheffield about the struggle of Israelis to resist and undermine their government's war-machine and its colonial project in the occupied territories.
Wednesday 11th March, 7:30-9pm @ Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 6, University of Sheffield
Earlier in the morning, an anonymous protester had separately D-locked the building's main door, causing some disruption to the baffled employees arriving to work. Armed with a banner and leaflets accusing Apax Partners of profiting from the illegal settlements, they called upon the company to divest from Tnuva or be complicit to crimes under the International Criminal Court Act 2001.
Police arrived about an hour later and imposed Section 14 of the Public Order Act! But protesters didn't leave until they'd run out of leaflets and energy.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,
www.imemc.org, for Monday , February 23ed , 2009.
23-02-2009 16:11FFD is only five weeks away! We know of various affinity group actions around the UK but thought we’d upload some inspirational public actions you can get involved with on the April 1st and some resources to help inspire you to take action in you local area.
The occupation at the University of Birmingham ended on 20th January on the same day it started when the occupiers decided to leave after two shifts of university security and 30 police besieged the building that evening.
23-02-2009 13:05This article details our fight against severe school bullying and systemic judicial corruption in the Queensland justice system. And the failure by government to address my documented and corroborated allegations of judicial corruption and the complete breakdown of the rule of law.
23-02-2009 11:52At 9am today a group of eco-activists began to disrupt the
operations of Scottish Coal at the Rosewell open-cast coal mine in the
Midlothians. Some of the 10 activists stopping work today are local residents.
They climbed onto digging machinery to prevent works and climbed onto trucks to prevent
coal from leaving the Rosewell site for 2 hours this morning. Then police arrived but no-one were arrested.