UK Newswire Archive
13-02-2003 07:45Take aim at the only thing that can bring Bush to his knees: the American economy
13-02-2003 04:41Few changes in ownership could help Blair more. Organizers of this weekend's anti-war march in London claim they expect as many as a million demonstrators in Hyde Park, which would be the biggest demo in British history. If so, then the Daily Mirror will take much of the credit. As well as printing hundreds of thousands of "Stop The War" leaflets, the Mirror also paid the $15,000 to hire the big screen that will carry giant images of the anti-war speakers -- and their attacks on the Bush-Blair war -- across Hyde Park.
13-02-2003 04:35Most children in Britain don't want there to be a war with Iraq, according to a special survey CBBC Newsround has carried out.
Hundreds of kids were asked what they thought about military action, and of every 10 kids who were asked, eight said they didn't want a war.
Only one in 10 children wanted to see soldiers fighting in Iraq.
13-02-2003 04:32Ahmed has more reasons than most to fear the military action that is looming in Iraq, because his brother was killed during the Gulf War in 1991.
American missiles struck the bomb shelter Ahmed's brother was in, killing him and many other children in the shelter.
He hopes military action doesn't happen.
"Peace is better. Why should all the children die - I hope there will be no war.
"One day I'd like to be a doctor to help the children of Iraq."
13-02-2003 03:39Iraq and North Korea are only the beginning.
13-02-2003 01:012 spare rail tickets from Leeds to London for the demo, anyone interested?
13-02-2003 00:48Colin Powell and CNN: misleading the public of the world
"If bin Laden is effectively calling on Muslim Iraqis to overthrow Saddam ... how then can the U.S. administration use this message to prove Saddam and al-Qaeda are linked?" -- Snip from article
12-02-2003 22:49Australian Prime Minister John Howard visits England
12-02-2003 22:06Scott Ritter - former UN weapons inspector for Iraq - still exists and isn't quite with the Powell message...
12-02-2003 21:49Belgium's supreme appeals court has ruled that a genocide lawsuit against Ariel Sharon can go ahead once he no longer enjoys immunity as prime minister of Israel, the plaintiffs' lawyer said.
12-02-2003 19:36Young anti-capitalists, anarchists and anti-authoritarians are being invited to gather in London at 12 pm on the South Bank on February 15th for the anti-war demonstration.
12-02-2003 19:05The United States and British governments churned out a barrage of claims last week to justify war over the last week. US Secretary of State Colin Powell marshalled his case speaking to the United Nations. The British government produced yet another dossier. Barely had Powell finished speaking and the British document been published before much of their "evidence" fell apart.
12-02-2003 17:48Issue 34 of the Manchester Loombreaker is now online. In this month's issue: Make Love Not War. BP, Indonesia and West Papua, Land Rover, Israel and Palestine - actions in Mcr. World Trade Centre Occupied (no, really). Loads of anti-war actions and activities including Menwith Hill.