UK Newswire Archive
04-08-2003 17:10Vigils to be held at Israeli embassies, consulates and other sites in cities large and small around the world to call for the immediate and unconditional release of imprisoned Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu, on or around Sept. 30, 17th anniversary of his kidnapping and imprisonment
04-08-2003 16:55Announcement: There will be a VIGIL to mark the 13th Anniversary of the imposition of economic sanctions on Iraq: WEDNESDAY 6TH AUGUST: 6.30-8.00PM Opposite Downing St.
04-08-2003 14:47A Kurdish café in Hull has been petrol bombed in what appears to have been a deliberate attempt to trap people inside. Luckily, the owners were warned by police to close early because of fears of attacks on businesses run by asylum seekers.
04-08-2003 14:30There is a Sheffield No Sweat meeting for people who are interested in anti-sweatshop campaigning, on Thursday August 14th, at 7:30pm, at St Matthews Hall on Carver Street (just off Division St).
04-08-2003 13:23The 'The D10 Group' is organising a 'Reclaim The Bases Summer Camp',which will take place at Aldermaston (Berkshire) from 22-25 August. We envision skill sharing workshops on cutting/climbing fences, lock-ons & other forms of blockading, on bicycle actions & wool actions. We also want to exchange knowledge on military bases across the country
04-08-2003 13:01The 'The D10 Group' is organising a 'Reclaim The Bases Summer Camp',which will take place at Aldermaston (Berkshire) from 22-25 August. We envision skill sharing workshops on cutting/climbing fences, lock-ons & other forms of blockading, on bicycle actions & wool actions. We also want to exchange knowledge on military bases across the country
04-08-2003 13:01NEW UK-US EXTRADITION TREATY removes or restricts key protections for defendants - signed and adopted without any parliamentary scrutiny.
Today Statewatch is publishing a 6,000 word analysis of the new UK-US
Treaty (which will replace the 1972 UK-US Treaty), together with a number of relevant cases and issues that raise serious concern about the new agreement (and those agreed on 25 June between the EU and US).
04-08-2003 11:41Description of Trident Ploghshares camp-sponsored Hiroshima Day event, 9:30 AM at Faslane North Gate, Wednesday 6th August
04-08-2003 09:51Section 55: Justice Maurice Kay, ruled yesterday Thursday 31st July 2003 that the "degrading treatment" threshold had been reached in the cases of three men who had been refused benefits under Section 55 had fallen into circumstances where there Human Rights had been infringed.
04-08-2003 05:43The world is being plunged into a new nuclear crisis due to the war policy of the Bush Administration, which includes the possible use of nuclear weapons.
04-08-2003 03:56Iran summons Canadian diplomat over teen's death, father says he'll sue
04-08-2003 03:54VANCOUVER - A 36 year-old man is dead after being shot by Vancouver Police inside a home on the city's West Side on Saturday night.
04-08-2003 02:02A delegation of 29 Democratic members of the U.S.
House of Representatives will arrive in Israel
04-08-2003 01:52The person who told the U.S. military where to find Uday and Qusay Hussein will receive $30 million US from U.S. taxpayers.
04-08-2003 01:35It is about the life that I have personally received from the United States government and its agencies for last many years. It is about Systematic and Deliberate Human Destruction. It is about US agencies engaging in denial of Universally Acceptable Human Rights. It is about the HUMAN RIGHTS of one COMMON MAN and his family. NOTHING MORE and NOTHING LESS.
04-08-2003 01:19Washington Post reports that Retired Adm. John Poindexter will resign his position at the Pentagon after the uproar over a research project he was overseeing that included a kind of futures market on political violence in the Middle East.
Poindexter to Leave Pentagon Research Job