UK Newswire Archive
03-05-2010 23:38NAVA today Received the following report:
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03-05-2010 19:56G4S have recently won a "British Safety Council International Award" in relation to the Concentration Camp in Oakington. The company will be presented with the award on Friday 21 May during a black tie banquet at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.
We urge workers to disrupt this spectacle.
We will be there to help destroy it.
Notts Indymedia are pleased to announce the first edition of the Notts Indypendent, an offline community newspaper reporting on local campaigns.
The publication was unveiled at Nottingham's Mayday demonstration. Further copies will be distributed to homes in Nottingham in the run-up to the general election. Copies are also available from the Sumac Centre and the Sparrows' Nest. Alternatively, you can download the pdf copies below and print your own.
Critical Mass meeting point: 1PM at Marble Arch
Bring: a bike, noisemakers, your friends & family and your dancing shoes
Marble Arch meeting point map: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&tab=wl&q=marble%20arch%20
(Meeting point for those without bikes – Oxford Circus, 1PM.)
03-05-2010 12:06Early this morning the EDL staged a rooftop demo at the site of a proposed mosque where they had a demo just over a month ago. According to The Stirrer, the plan is for the demonstrators to stay for at least a week to show their opposition to the "Islamification to the town". They also claim there are just four people on the roof with a St. Georges flag and an Israeli flag, plus a banner saying "No Mosques"
03-05-2010 11:50The sight of people, mostly women or children, walking kilometres over dusty roads to haul wood back to their homes for cooking, heat and light is not uncommon in South Africa’s rural areas. Likewise, every winter, fires rampage through the thousands of shanty towns that dot the urban landscape because people are forced to use dangerous sources of energy like coal and paraffin.
03-05-2010 10:40Northampton’s Lib Dem run Borough council has been accused of stirring up homophobia by dispersing the gay community and describing them as ‘cottagers and cruisers’ in official documents.
All the same, some of the assembled May Day celebrators forgot about the ban and spontaneously took to the streets, reclaiming the road and holding a colourful procession from the Council House to Millenium place. Maybe just an act of token resistance -- but was great to see Coventry town centre give way to anarchic festivity on May Day, even if just for a brief pause. The parade was led by the banners of West Midlands No Borders: "asylum is not a crime"; "freedom of movement for all"; "no one is illegal"; and "working is not a crime".
03-05-2010 09:21However much David Cameron tries to outdo the other two leaders on the telly – proudly proclaiming that he’s the one to kick out the most ‘illegals’ – it seems he’s just never going to be racist enough for some Tories.
Undercover investigation by Don't Panic for Yahoo! reveals shocking links between government and shady private military companies.
02-05-2010 18:48A new campaign has been launched to oppose and stop the construction of a new animal testing laboratory on Lancaster Road at the University of Leicester.
02-05-2010 18:47The UK Zapatista Solidarity Network condemns the attack on an aid and solidarity human rights convoy travelling to San Juan Copola in Mexico. 2 people killed by paramilitary gunfire.