UK Newswire Archive
27-07-2009 06:51The family were detained on the 1st July and incarcerated in Tinsley House IRC. They made Bail last Friday and were returned to Manchester.
27-07-2009 05:36Obviously the true enemy in this war is the system. The pitiless, soulless, murderous machine of capitalism and industrial civilization inculcates, indoctrinates, entices, bribes, and coerces nearly everyone to participate in its bloody, rapacious, and relentless assault on the Earth and its sentient inhabitants. Even those of us who recognize its malevolence and are struggling to skewer the heart of this wretched beast have to use the sociopathic master’s tools if we’ve a prayer of dismantling the master’s house of horrors.
26-07-2009 22:53Rumours are flying that a new Chief inspector wanted revenge for activists showing up the Met police during the G20 protests in London and at Kingsnorth power station protests in Kent. Shutting down the Big Green Gathering was the perfect chance to foil activists.
26-07-2009 22:12The bullying of the copyright industry in Sweden inspired the launch of the first political party whose platform is to reduce copyright restrictions: the Pirate Party. Its platform includes the prohibition of Digital Restrictions Management, legalization of noncommercial sharing of published works, and shortening of copyright for commercial use to a five-year period. Five years after publication, any published work would go into the public domain.
26-07-2009 17:49Can Big Green Gathering – on next week – survive with it's radical politics intact after being bought out but US-funded venture capitalists? plus, clampdown in Calais on migrants trying to get to Britain, redundant workers at the Vestas wind turbine factory on Isle Of Wight occupy workplace in protest, repression in Iran continues, with protesters being killed by security forces and thousands detained, Liverpool BNP activist Peter Tierney is in court for violently attacking anti-fascist protesters, and more...
26-07-2009 17:07After news yesterday that the Big Green Gathering was facing a Hight Court hearing on Monday morning for an injunction against the festival applied for by Mendip District Council and the police, today the directors of the Big Green Gathering seem to have voluntarily surrendered the license for the BGG 2009, and thus cancelling the event just 48 hours before it was due to start. With people already on site setting up the infrastructure for the diferent areas and programs of the festival, and leaving thousands of people wondering what to do with their already bought coach and train tickets, no doubt these knews come as a big dissapointment for many people.
of an injunction
26-07-2009 13:20The latest ruling by the European Court of Human Rights passed by a vote of 6-1 states that it is not a violation of human rights to criminalise the calls for a boycott against Israeli goods.
26-07-2009 12:59Main stream media expose the new monkey hell holes nearing completion in China
26-07-2009 11:15On Tuesday August 4th, the people of Greater Manchester have an opportunity
to come together to share knowledge and ideas about Climate Change and what
to do about it.
26-07-2009 11:11Nationwide Antifa Action Day Iran: Attack the German-European collaboration
with the Iranian regime!
12th of August
26-07-2009 10:29The judicial review on the lawfulness of the section 1 PACE searches is progressing really well. The timelimit for other people to file claims is being extended. Anyone searched under s1 at the Kingsnorth Climate Camp may have a good legal claim as a result of this test case.
26-07-2009 09:36NEW INFO LINES If you are coming to Calais to show solidarity and want information: call (from UK) 00 33 6 34 81 07 10 (from France) 06 34 81 07 10
26-07-2009 09:10Calling all bloggers!
Poverty pimps A4e seem to be intent on starting a cyberwar after now seemingly shutting down two blogs which were critical of their shady shenanigans.