UK Newswire Archive
17-03-2004 16:30A Cambridge priest is on hunger strike in an attempt to keep a community space. MPM Properties have siezed posession of the space, which they intend to redevelop, locking out charitable and community organisations.
17-03-2004 16:19INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT
Wed March 17, 2004
ACTION ALERT - JEWISH AMERICAN ACTIVIST STILL HELD BY ISRAELI
17-03-2004 16:13As we feared, the campaign against the Basques organised by the Spanish government and amplified by the mass media has had a big impact in the enjoyment of the human rights of some Basque citizens. The tense situation has exploded in some concrete actions:
17-03-2004 15:58One of the biggest strikes in world history took place 3 weeks ago in India, but the media decided to ignore it! (I just found out about it today). Briefly, India's supreme court had ruled that it was illegal for government workers to strike, so in order to protest the ruling and pressure the government: the workers--went on strike!
17-03-2004 15:39INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT
Wed March 17, 2004
For Immediate Release
TEAR DOWN THE APARTHEID WALL!
Three days of action against the Wall near Budrus
17-03-2004 15:34) A Year Of Silence Since Rachel Corrie died -
commemorate Rachel at National Demo with ISM London - 20/03/04
2) A Year Of Lies - National Demo. - 20/03/04
3) In memory of Rachel
17-03-2004 15:28Anti-gm slogans were spray painted on a wall and sign at the Bayer Crop Science works in Widness.
17-03-2004 14:37Here's a cool idea that could certainly catch the public imagination and involvement into the anti-GM campaign. If there was a big take up all over the country (which might require more work than the one person mentioned below can do by himself) then it could have the effect of forcing the government into a further bad PR situation and also force the locations of GM fodder maize sites to be disclosed to anyone that fancies a bit of weeding..
17-03-2004 14:12Press release from the Kurdish Human Rights Project, an NGO based in London.
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17-03-2004 13:54East Anglian Daily Times
Firm targeted by animal rights group
March 17, 2004 06:11
By Ted Jeory
17-03-2004 13:47Colombian President Uribe was dealt a diplomatic rebuff from the European Parliament when he arrived on 10th February after a controversial invite from the Socialist Group of MEPs. Campaigners had expressed deep concern at his imminent arrival in the wake of the Colombian government’s branding of human rights defenders as "terrorists".
17-03-2004 13:26Syngenta/Monsanto withdraw the last GM sugarbeet from the UK national seed list process
17-03-2004 12:13The plight of Leeds Kirkgate Market stallholders over rent increases by Leeds city council
17-03-2004 11:55COMMUNIQUE No 2: HUNGER STRIKE IN COCA COLA - COLOMBIA
17-03-2004 10:25A theatrical protest and tour of Whitehall to mark one year since the US/UK invasion of Iraq
17-03-2004 08:58An update on the 6 workers imprisoned by the Chinese authorities for "disturbing the social order" following a peaceful demonstration, and a call for solidarity from individuals and trade unions around the world.