UK Newswire Archive
28-11-2002 11:01excellent article from the Guardian on one families fears and hopes for the strike, says it all really.
28-11-2002 08:52On Tuesday 10th of December international human rights day there will be a picket outside BP headquarters inFinsbury Circus from 4pm to 7pm in protest at human rights abuses in Colombia.
There's an old story about Oliver Cromwell. After he had taken the Irish town of Drogheda the citizens were brought to the main square. Cromwell announced to his lieutenants: "Right! Kill all the women and rape all the men." One of his aides said: "Excuse me, general. Isn't it the other way around?" A voice from the crowd called out: "Mr Cromwell knows what he's doing."
28-11-2002 04:10To date, 22 American cities have passed anti-war resolutions.
28-11-2002 02:45Reports from ISM activists in Palestine
28-11-2002 02:44On Wed 4th December the Easton Community Centre & i-Contact Video Network are showing the films "Not In My Name" and "PROUD ARABS AND TEXAS OILMEN" followed by a debate / plan of action to stop the city on the outbreak of war with Iraq . Kick off is at 7.30pm and its all for free. ( No paper sellers - leave your party politics at home )
28-11-2002 01:09CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO DEMAND IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF ILL AMERICAN NURSE AND
UK ACADEMIC JAILED IN INDONESIA
27-11-2002 23:42Laughed out loud when I heard the news tonight. Bush has ordered an independent inquiry into September 11th to look at possible foreknowledge of 911 attack.....
27-11-2002 23:37Block Whitehall in an act of civil disobedience and stage a war on Monday with TV activist/comic/prankster Mark Thomas, Voices In The Wilderness UK, and ARROW.
27-11-2002 19:13At 1pm today, there was a "big noise demo" at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, against the government's proposals to introduce top-up fees for higher education.
27-11-2002 18:19Disgusting in its sublety.
BBC, whose side are they on?
They shouldn't be taking sides.
27-11-2002 14:19by a London Firefighter with some imput by Class War
27-11-2002 13:25German minister 'resigns' for likening bus to hitler, canadian official 'resigns' for calling bush 'moron', and now . . .
They show firefighters preparing for and walking out on strike last Friday. They show a picket line union meeting, pickets relaxing in a makeshift shelter and collecting from passing motorists.
There are also a couple of pix showing FBU members from South London at the NUT/UNISON rally (article 1)