UK Newswire Archive
04-08-2009 23:30Media has reported that Novartis chairman and CEO Daniel Vasella's hunting lodge in Tyrol, Austria, has burnt down. A Novartis spokesperson claimed "It was arson with a professional fire accelerator," and that Vasella has now decided to sell the property.
There is speculation that it is the work of the same group that stole the ashes of Vasella's mother on July 27 in Chur, Switzerland. Her gravestone was defiled with "Drop HLS Now", calling on the Novartis CEO to sever its ties with Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS).
04-08-2009 21:34Disarm DSEi has announced Barclays will be a target during protests
planned to take place in the City of London next month, stating that Barclays,
having messed up the economy, is now dependant on financing one of the most
destructive trades on earth in order to maintain their directors big pay
cheques and bonuses.
04-08-2009 19:33FIRST BRITISH SOLDIER TO PUBLICLY SPEAK OUT AGAINST AFGHAN WAR
04-08-2009 17:59Demonstration against company making military parts used in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan
04-08-2009 17:03The clock is ticking on this coup regime. And on television this morning, one could see the fear in the eyes of the macho generals that try so hard to show a fearless face. Their days are numbered, not because the other countries of the hemisphere and the world reject the coup, but so much more importantly, because the Honduran people are organizing to put a stop to it all by themselves.
The coup generals don't have an end game.
The civil resistance does, and is unanimous in it: The toppling of the coup regime, the reinstatement of the elected government, and a Constitutional Convention to remake their nation in a more authentically democratic form."
04-08-2009 16:45REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER * REMINDER *
COMMUNITIES OF RESISTANCE FILM & DISCUSSION NIGHT
for International Prisoners Justice Day
With speakers from the Inside Film Project, Justice for SOAS Cleaners Campaign, Justice for Paps Ullah Campaign and Communities of Resistance
Friday August 7, 2009
SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies)
04-08-2009 16:39Camp Caledonia, first impressions.
04-08-2009 13:35This is a call out to people involved in squats and autonomous spaces for
2 days of direct action on the 18th & 19th of September 2009 around
housing and the creation of more autonomous spaces at this time of crisis.
04-08-2009 13:24An account of the largely ignored, US, French and Canadian imperial savagery against Haiti
04-08-2009 12:35Meetings every Monday
6pm at Lewes road community garden
04-08-2009 11:55Phil Woolas by coming out and attacking basic democratic rights has just shown what a new 'Blair Govt' will do in Britain, whoever may formally occupy No. 10 Downing Street after any ordinary general election. Ordinary people should be wary of what the Party is plotting
04-08-2009 10:48The County Court in Newport has just granted permission for the eviction of the occupying factory workers.
04-08-2009 10:42Breaking News- the court case in Newport, Isle of Wight has just been heard over the Vesta workers who are occupying their own factory making wind turbines.