UK Newswire Archive
06-01-2010 14:28The recent announcement by Islam4UK for a demonstration at Wootton Bassett has caused the intended media flap and reactions from many sides and the far right are about to capitalise on it.
06-01-2010 14:15The danger of war in Yemen and ideas to raise awareness
06-01-2010 13:31Noise Demo Postponed to 15/01/10
06-01-2010 13:00Here is a sample telephone statement to say when you call the egyptian embassy. The egyptian embassy has stated they have received many calls and emails. I asked approximately how many calls and emails they've received this morning. he sounded fed up and said he can't disclose except saying they've received "a lot". I read the statement and as soon as he heard the words viva palestina he put the phone down, but never hung up, he walked away from the phone. I could hear talking and phones ringing in the background. After 20 seconds he returned back to the phone, and I continued reading my statement he sounded now really annoyed probably having expected me to hang up. After reading my statement I asked him how my raised concerns would be next processed, he said he had no power and that he said if you email it would forwarded to the relevant authority who would do something about it.
06-01-2010 09:54The Christmas period is one of the busiest times of the year for date importers. Tonnes of dates are imported into the UK from illegal Israeli agricultural settlements on Palestinian land. Campaigners have been focusing on Israeli companies, such as Carmel Agrexco, importing these dates into the UK but little is known about Fyffes, a transnational company that has also sourced dates from Israeli settlements.
05-01-2010 23:102000 riot cops battle over Gaza aid
05-01-2010 22:54Since the 18.12.09 ROBIN WOOD-Activists squat several trees in the Gählerpark in Hamburg Altona to impende the contruction of a heating pipeline for the planned coal power plant Hamburg Moorburg, which would mean the loss of the trees in the park. The company proposing the pipeline is Vattenfall, a Swedish corporation. With their protest they support two residents who have squattet two trees already at 3rd of december.
05-01-2010 21:58The Wrexham County Borough Council is backing government plans to build a 1,500-capacity prison in Wrexham, despite local opposition to the 'development'. The prison will be built with public money, then handed over to a private company to operate, in a part-privatisation process known as the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Once the local authority has made its submission, an independent company employed by the Ministry of Justice will shortlist potential locations. An announcement, due to be made in July 2010, could apparently be delayed due to the general elections in May.
05-01-2010 21:37With just under two weeks to go to Smash EDO's Remember Gaza mass event this is a short message to keep you all in the loop.
In Oceania, truth and lies are indivisible. According to Obama, the American attack on Afghanistan in 2001 was authorised by the United Nations Security Council. There was no UN authority. He said the “the world” supported the invasion in the wake of 9/11 when, in truth, all but three of 37 countries surveyed by Gallup expressed overwhelming opposition.
05-01-2010 20:03The Nigerian bombers story is full of holes and increasingly subject to criticism from such commentators as the US-based Black Agenda Report, Pan African News Wire, Mathaba News and also Veterans Today and Alex Jones. In fact, the story we have been told is not what happened.
There is a train crash about to happen from an energy point of view. But politicians everywhere seem to have entirely missed the scale of the problem… [G]overnments and multilateral agencies have failed to recognize the imminence and scale of the global oil supply crunch, and most of them remain completely unprepared for its consequences.1
Court charged with criminal damage against the Canadian High Commission in
London following an action to stop the Tar Sands..
further pressure on Gerry Adams to resign as President of his party
and as a Westminster MP from Ireland. Anger is mounting in West
Belfast and across Ireland at an alleged cover up by Adams, of his
brother's alleged sexual abuse of his daughter Aine, who reported him
to the RUC/PSNI as far back as 1987.