UK Newswire Archive
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday June 15th, 2009.
The surprise blockades have caused massive road blockages and construction vehicles have been prevented from getting into Aldermaston.
15-06-2009 14:46Attached is the scathing finding by the Coroner into the death of Mr Ward. It makes compelling reading.
But for those who don’t have time to read the 150 page report, the media coverage below, gets to the essence of what the Coroner found — the Department of Corrective Services, GSL/G4S and to two officers who drove the van transporting Mr Ward were all responsible for his death.
The Doing Time Show on 3CR at 5 pm Monday 15 June will discuss these findings and, of course, remember to watch Four Corners at 8:30 tomorrow night.
(1) DPP asked to consider charges over WA prison van death
David Weber reported this story on Saturday, June 13, 2009 08:03:00
The West Australian coroner will ask the Director of Public Prosecutions to consider laying charges over the death of a man who effectively baked to death in the back of a prison van. The Aboriginal man's family wants charges to be laid.
15-06-2009 14:33According to a public interest disclosure filed with the Higher Education Funding Council of England, Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor allegedly used public funds reserved for education and research to pay for his personal legal action against a former staff member. The disclosure alleges that Sir George Scott, aka Sir Peter Scott, utilized his position as Vice-Chancellor to get the University to pay for his failed complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organisation against former Senior Lecturer, Dr Howard Fredrics.
Speakers to be confirmed.
All media welcome
Many staff will also be there.
This article shows how Mothercare Plc are trying to ignore the fact that their sponsorship of the Baby Show is helping to fund the global trade in weapons, and that they are fully aware of it.
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15-06-2009 12:04EMERGENCY PROTEST FOR A FULL PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO IRAQ WAR
MONDAY 15 JUNE, 3.00PM: PARLIAMENT SQUARE
15-06-2009 11:43SOAS directors office occupied to demand release of 9 cleaners! Rally called for 4.30pm today
15-06-2009 11:25Two events on Saturday June 13th made up the 2009 manifestation of the Carnival of Culture, three days before the Public Inquiry into the planning permission given to Centros Miller’s appallingly unimaginative retail-led developments to trash the “cultural quarter” of Lancaster, with it’s Music ians’ Co-op (est. 1976), Dance School, Grand and Dukes Theatres/independent cinema, listed building local brewery etc etc etc. Details of how to get involved towards the end.
15-06-2009 10:19Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group Press Release
Demonstration 5pm Today – Free Palestine, Boycott Israel
15-06-2009 07:13this small "article" it was written at the first week of the riot in Greece . it is the first thing that I upload .
Nobody really argue with that and that thing make me belive that it is very close to the truth - at least not far away ....
*Inspired by good news our direct action methods using alternate fuels with no fossil fuel addiction may seem to align with the goals of the original Greenpeace. MNPF TRAIL 2004 is a self funded event."
15-06-2009 01:13After the electoral fraud and widespread crack down of the opposition in Iran, Iranians abroad have been protesting outside Iranian embassies ever since. London winessed a demonstration of this kind every day since the election date. On Monday 15th of June Iranian students living and studying across the UK are expected to go to london to show their support for their fellow country men and women who are protesting on the streets in many Iranian cities. The below is a Statement of a group of Iranian stutents in the UK who are urging the British public to show their solidarity to the Iranian people by encouraging the British media to reflect the whole story in Iran, as well as encouraging the British govornment to pursue a legal and freere-election in Iran through diplomatic relations.
15-06-2009 00:03A German regional government says it could no longer function if it gives public access to cabinet files about the establishment of a nuclear waste dump in its area. The admission comes from the Christian Democrat (CDU, conservative) government of the northern state of Lower Saxony, where 32 years ago a previous CDU government licensed the dump near the village of Gorleben, which at the time was close to the border with former communist East Germany.