UK Newswire Archive
29-08-2009 09:20The Committee is promoting an international petition to put forward the human rights organization EveryOne Group as a candidate for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Most of us belong to Roma families originating from Romania or the former Yugoslavia. Our families have suffered every form of violence and discrimination, both in Italy and in other European countries. EveryOne Group has also promoted initiatives for peace, the memory of the Holocaust and against the persecution of minorities...
29-08-2009 08:42The Riviera Housing Trust in Torquay is fitting over 100 cameras in corridors and staircases at its flats in Pendennis Rd. They claim it is to improve security, but residents have accused them of Big Brother tactics. The cameras will cost £375,000 and rents may be increased to pay for them.
29-08-2009 08:24UK Universities are monitoring/recording all websites visited by all students and staff through a 'proxy' portal.
plus Rejuvenating Easton and part 1 of John Pilger on ‘hypnotist’ Barack Obama.
28-08-2009 18:46In 2006 Brighton arms maker EDO MBM and Sussex Police failed to get a permanent High Court injunction that would control protests at EDO MBM due to
the lack of legal justification and the abuse of the legal process by the company. It cost EDO MBM over $1 million.
Now Sussex Police internal minutes from Jan 2009 reveal they plan an even stricter ban on protest activities at the factory with the use of an anti-social behaviour 'Disperal Order'.
28-08-2009 16:45The No Borders camp began recently in Lesvos there are five hundred of us here doing a lot of cool stuff , it runs until the 30th August, keep up with it at
28-08-2009 15:33Last night on BBC Radio 4, a programme implied that focus on climate change was to the detriment of other environmental issues.
Welcome to This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 22nd to 28th, 2009
28-08-2009 12:48Live Science published a UCLA study of the brain
scans of obese people and found that they have an average
8% less brain mass. Why is this?
A listing of toxins in meat, fish and dairy which harm brain function
28-08-2009 12:15critique of uk anti-fascism and it's failure and suggestions as to a way forward
28-08-2009 09:59Andy Thomas and Lawrence Gardner work together, and Andy Thomas passes on curious messages at particular moments.
28-08-2009 08:56Two of the workers sacked by Amey in September 2008, who had fought for reinstatement and compensation, recently lost their legal battle, which had lasted almost a year.
28-08-2009 08:40I find myself a little confused, not for the first time admittedly. Having just come back from a wonderful direct action and environmental information camp in the English Lake District, replete with thoughts of anarchy (proper anarchy, that is) and a future that we have to make our own, the news is now full of London Climate Camp 2009 which appears to be assembling at the scene of the 14th century Peasant’s Revolt, Blackheath in south-east London. Wat Tyler would have approved of the location, but would he have approved of the motivation?
28-08-2009 05:23Human rights activists are shocked that the Scientology criminal organization has declared its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, to have been as great a humanitarian as Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, and Mahatma Gandhi - or even a greater humanitarian.
28-08-2009 01:40FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO OPPRESSION – BARCLAYS FINANCES IT ALL
From militarism, to environmental degradation to gentrification and the oppression of migrants - the banks finance the corporations responsible.
28-08-2009 00:32Disarm DSEi anti arms trade campaigners (www.dsei.org) have released a map showing the locations of thousands of UK arms dealers and manufacturers.