UK Newswire Archive
24-08-2003 18:01Since the 12th of June 2002 Bilston Glen has been occupied & fortified by an ever expanding group of environmental activists.
24-08-2003 16:52There is a great expo by local artist Charlie Holmes at Gloucester Green.
24-08-2003 12:52In Venezuela, this week opposition and left have demonstrated against or for the government. Today, this Saturday, Caracas was a sea in red.
24-08-2003 12:40Andrew Smith is the MP for East Oxford and a cabinet minister. I have just sent him the letter below asking him to condemn the racism that is being expressed about asylum seekers in relation to the new asylum centre in Bicester.
24-08-2003 10:12As the ceasefire in Palestine comes to a seemingly crashing halt, the worlds media predictably points the finger at the Palestinian groups for the failure of agreement. Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades among others are blackened in the eyes of the world once more as the international community yet again looks on with impotence
24-08-2003 09:19India Indymedia has been over-run by violent, anti-Muslim extremists. I am getting together a group to call for India IMC's relaunch. It is in the interest of activists in the South Asian diaspora to give support.
23-08-2003 22:56Due to their laziness and indifference, most Americans have failed to learn about any philosophical point of view but their own. And most don't even go that far (just try questioning the average citizen closely about the contents of the Constitution - even the Cliff Notes version!). Instead, there is the vague but firmly held "belief" that God likes us best. Based on what, it is hard to determine.
23-08-2003 20:14On the night of 22nd of August 2003 a visitor to sheffield enjoying a night out with freinds is hospitalised by a bouncer at the Leadmill nightclub. This article is one persons personal account of the night.
23-08-2003 18:05CARE home bosses yesterday threatened to close its doors to new residents as the row over funding escalated.
23-08-2003 14:41Jewish pressure groups are calling on a publisher to withdraw a
children's book about a Palestinian boy growing up amid the intifada
on the West Bank.
23-08-2003 12:22Below is a worrying article about the increased activity of national front in Oxfordshire, that I found in this weeks oxford times.
23-08-2003 11:39Vivisection stinks! How does anyone justify force feeding cleaning products and other industrial chemicals to animals just to see what will happen?
23-08-2003 11:08A Rant resulting from listening to BBC broadcast about the proposed European Constitution.
I do not say here that the Constitution should be formed only be elected representatives, but that would be a start. If they wanted to ensure Peace, Europe would disolve itself and its constituent parts would apply to join Switzerland. Otherwise the politicians are all warmongers.
23-08-2003 09:55Social cleansing is on the cards for poor folk and people who are part of what the dominant culture call the benefit culture. Poor people in Liverpool face the reality of being shunted around the region of Merseyside like cattle, as they are regetoised in areas, which are not important to the city centre gentrification.
23-08-2003 08:47The British embassy compound in Baghdad has been evacuated following a "credible threat" of attack