UK Newswire Archive
16-02-2004 18:43A press statement dated today, February 16, by the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities describes a trial of six people at Kingston Crown Court under the Terrorism Act 2000 which started today as a "show trial". It is seen as being aimed at victimising ethnic minorities, suppressing dissent and criminalising solidarity actions in order to please tyrannical foreign governments, in this case the government of Turkey.
But seriously, this is an important topic, and it's high time more corporate journalists spoke out against this kind of so called journalism.
16-02-2004 18:01League Against Cruel Sports accused over deer culling
16-02-2004 17:26Machinista is a yearly unmediated open-submission online exhibition.
Creative and technological practices including visual and software art, science and design projects, moving image, experimental music and performance are featured in various scales and stages of development ranging from documentation of prototypes and exploratory installations to fully operational systems.
In 2003 there were 128 submissions featured in Machinista plus offline events in Moscow and Perm in the Urals.
16-02-2004 17:23Main journalists of Italian state TV threaten to resign over censorship and disinformation....
16-02-2004 17:04Chaim Kupferburg reveals the ultimate motive for 9/11 and the so called "war on terror"
which is really a very thin disguise for a global war of conquest! To what end? In addition to estending the (primarily) U.S racialist "manifest destiny" to rule the world, more importantly it is to establish a TOTALITARIAN OLIGARCHY of the global wealthy elite-global fascism!
16-02-2004 16:25News from SchNEWS about the failed eviction attempt against the autonomous squatted school in Colliers Wood, south London.
16-02-2004 15:19‘Labour is committed to reducing by one third the backlog of sub-standard housing by 2004, with all social housing brought up to a decent standard by 2010.’
This was the bold claim made in New Labour’s 2001 Manifesto. It was a welcome commitment; after all who wouldn’t want to see the stock of well maintained affordable housing increase? Well apparently the Housing Minister Keith Hill, that’s who. He prefers to talk about giving tenants the ‘opportunity’ to repair their homes.
16-02-2004 14:56US Airforce admits that they did not have sufficient Firefighters at RAF Fairford during the war last year. Air refuelling tankers + 700 troops will be in Fairford March to Sept this year.
16-02-2004 14:52BNP embarasses themselves at NUJ demo.
16-02-2004 11:11In the third week of January, close to 90,000 people from around the world gathered in Mumbai as part of the fourth World Social Forum (WSF). The level of organization and sheer number of activists and intellectuals who participated in this event reflected the growing intensity and momentum of the anti-globalization movement.