UK Newswire Archive
here's a handy map of arms dealers in Cambridge
24-08-2009 22:11A handy map of arms companies in Brighton
24-08-2009 21:38Activists protested outside the Best Vintage store in Leeds City Centre because of their sale of a number of real fur items, including full length coats, resulting in the promise of a statement from the owner.
24-08-2009 20:24A selection of spotter cards featuring all our favourite FIT are now available from the FITwatch blog.
24-08-2009 20:00The Metropolitan Police has hired a firm of consultants (6 consulting) to help it monitor social networking sites, especially around social protest and police public image..
A few different articles cut n pasted and discussed below, plus some publicity info on Radian 6 monitoring software.
Please demand the release of these activists.
A sample letter, addresses, and statements by Nigerien and international rights groups are below.
Further links to background material follows sample letter and statements.
24-08-2009 17:30Bovis Lend Lease and Saifee Dubar experiment with universal housing in Saudi Arabia. Is your tower block next?
24-08-2009 17:03Ravens Ait Island was occupied and an ecological community centre was created - negotaitons were in process with Kingston council when on 1st May 2009
around 4.15am this morning around 100 commandos stormed Ravens Ait island
they arrived in 27 black zodiac inflatables
See Baker Deal webpage http://www.shac.net/action/financial/baker.html
24-08-2009 16:23Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi's release on compassionate grounds, although welcomed by many campaigners in Britain, means we are no further forward in terms of establishing the truth regarding the Lockerbie bombing. For many, Megrahi was a convenient scapegoat, deflecting attention away from a wealth of evidence which would bring into question the official version of events.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday, August 24th 2009.
24-08-2009 15:34WHY SCOTLAND’S Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill, was right to release Locherbie
bomber and allow him to return to Libya, and why Mr Mueller, President Obama, Hillary
Clinton, the Lib Dems in Scotland and Gordan Brown in England are perfectly wrong.
Frankly, I am not concerned as to how Libya or Gadaffi receive the reprieved victim of
Scottish commiseration. I believe such matters to be anterior the concern to hand and , to
my mind should not concern anyone else unduly either. If there have been financial or
commercial inducements involved, then such features would not doubt be unsavory, but in
the public domain, I hardly think they can be denied. And in any event future cases -- not
unlike the shenanigans and delays of Jack Straw -- may be avoided.
24-08-2009 15:31Iraqi immigrant, Dana Ali, faces deportation after an alleged Home Office blunder fails to recognise his marriage to a British citizen.
24-08-2009 15:30Beyond Borders was a weekend of anti-borders politics and migrant solidarity that took place at Nottingham's J.B. Spray squat. I found it inspiring and hopeful to get together with other people who are fighting Fortress Europe and the UK's dehumanising border control regime.
24-08-2009 14:23I wrote this after the IPCC report a few weeks ago...
24-08-2009 14:09The swoop starting positions for the 2009 Camp for Climate Action have been revealed.
Appeal for Guler Zere, who has been in jail in Turkey for 14 years. She is now severely ill with cancer but the authorities are not releasing her, even though prison conditions give her no chance of recovery. A campaign has started for her release, and there is also an appeal for an urgent delegation to Turkey.
24-08-2009 11:38Staff at Manchester College will go on a one day strike on August 27, protesting against compulsory redundancies and union intimidation.