UK Newswire Archive
07-08-2009 21:34Groups working to end electroshocking, sleep deprivation, burning, cancercausing injects,
confinement, thirst, hunger, and other tortures of animals
07-08-2009 20:14Few may be aware, but in the UK today, thousands of people innocent of any crime are being thrown into prison for indefinite periods of time, some never making it out alive. Frances Webber from the Institute of Race Relations gives the lowdown.
07-08-2009 18:21Protests continue at the Vestas wind turbine factory on the Isle Of Wight, where sacked workers are occupying the factory, and the protest becomes national... plus, the Scottish Camp For Climate Action starts at the site of a current protest camp against open-cast coal mining at Mainshill near Glasgow, protesters end a week-long camp outside Highgate Farm in Lincolnshire, which breeds ferrets and rabbits for the vivisection industry, the murder of Russian human rights activist Natalia Estemirova in Chechnya last month causes us to look at the Russian-backed despotic regime in Chechnya, and more....
07-08-2009 17:54Manchester MPs have been getting a rough ride over their expenses. And rightly so. But if you think that’s bad, wait till you see their voting record. Those cheeky expenses fiddles are change down the back of the sofa compared to the ID cards scheme.
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clothing company's human rights violations in Honduras, as university boycott
becomes the 'biggest ever'.
07-08-2009 15:10Large numbers saving insignificant amounts of energy is tilting at windmills. If we are serious about climate change we have to achieve BIG energy savings, move to renewables.
07-08-2009 14:30in case, you have not yet decided or you are able to do it short term:
come to the nobordercamp in lesvos, starting at 25th of august near
07-08-2009 11:39If you have more time on Friday then join the Worker’s Climate Action picket of Joan Ruddock’s surgery (minister for climate change) at 3pm on Friday 7th August, Sayes Court Club House, 341 Evelyn Street, Deptford SE8 5QT (5 mins walk from Deptford overground station, trains from London Bridge every 10-20mins, journey time about 5 minutes).