UK Newswire Archive
11-02-2004 22:40the day before the scottish mirror ran an editorial calling for the abolition of the unfair tory council tax, tommy sheridan of the ssp launched his party's new Scrap the Council Tax campaign.
11-02-2004 20:51American Anarchist Gets Sent down For J18
Jim Borek Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years
Subject: American Anarchist Gets Sent down For J18
11-02-2004 20:05A STONE'S THROW AWAY
A documentary of 3 Palestinian teenagers from the Deheishe camp near Bethlehem.
+ FOOTAGE FROM KASHMIR
including speeches (read audio), videos of statue toppling and photos, plus over a dozen original feature articles. It even includes a featurette to mark the 20th anniv. of the Miners Strike!
11-02-2004 17:30How one lawyer is abusing the law to succeed where governments have failed and outlaw all forms of legitimate protest, especially for genetic & animal abuse activity. Discussion of how they have been doing this and details for you to take action.
11-02-2004 16:52Today, Bayer AG tried to make permanent a court order against six named individuals and five 'organisations' connected to campaigns against the company.
The high court judge (who has a history of granting injunctions, for example responsible for a recent injunction preventing a tabloid news paper publish some poxy royal dirt story), will give his ruling on Friday 13th.
The interim injuntion, which was granted late last December, will remain effective until the ruling is given on friday.
The injuntion effectively makes previously lawful activities into criminal offences and it seems quite clear that the judge will rule in favor of bayer...
11-02-2004 16:51Camden council tenants recently voted NO to council house privatisation. A public meeting was held at Camden Town Hall (10 February 2004) to consider the outcome and the way forward.
11-02-2004 16:14Without the 45-minute WMD deployment claim made by Blair, it is highly unlikely the UK and the US would have been duped into going to war. Now, as the heat goes up, the White House and Downing St. seem desperate to bury the evidence and cover their tracks...tracks that lead to a collusion between Bush and Blair.
11-02-2004 15:56Indymedia Cinema
@ The Other Cinema
DemandMedia/Big Noise Films: "KILOMETER 0"
11-02-2004 15:44A housing development of 2500 homes is planned on a Greenfield site in East Grinstead, West Sussex, for 2006
SECURITY FENCE OR APARTHEID WALL?
7.30pm, Sunday 15th February 2004
St Monica’s Church, Little Marton, Blackpool
11-02-2004 14:36Bam Earthquake Appeal: An event organised by the ICSD to raise funds.
Tickets: £5 available from Sheffield City Hall Box Office,
Tel: 01142 789789.
11-02-2004 14:10Just back from the camp at Blackwood. More people arriving every day, walkways up, work halted, local people have provided more food than even the dedicated activists can barbeque...!
11-02-2004 13:45Yesturday (Tuesday 10th) there was a successful protest by MEPs against Colombian president Uribe in the European Parliament, whereby around one-third of MEPs walked out of the Parliament's Chamber as Uribe was called to speak. In the afternoon a press conference and hearing were held to enable MEPs, the media and the wider public to get access to alternative arguments about Colombia. Speaking were Gloria Ramirez from the CUT (Trade Union Federation), Reinaldo Villalba from the Colombian human rights organisation affiliated to FIDH, Gloria Cuarta ex-Mayor of Apartado, and Gustavo Petro member of the Colombian Congress.
11-02-2004 13:27An Action against Bellway Homes took place in Reading on Saturday 7th february.
11-02-2004 12:48PROOF THAT THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT IS JEALOUS OF A EUROPEAN MAN WHO WAS A PRISONER OF WAR IN IRAQ. THEY IGNORE HIM AND REFUSE TO HELP. PACIFISTS DISPLAY WAR-LIKE CHARACTERISTICS.
11-02-2004 09:33Morale has so decayed in the US forces in Iraq that they are being replaced by Mercenaries. They call them 'Security' so if you want a chance to be a big man, well armoured, able to throw your weight around, and get into less trouble for killing people than you would if if you had killed a dog, join up to go work in Security in Iraq.
10-02-2004 23:59On Tuesday 3rd Feb 2004, all 93 people arrested & beaten in the raid on the
Diaz school in Genoa 2001 were finally discharged from the accusation of
The 73 police who are now accused have been refused permission to move their
trial away from Genoa.