UK Newswire Archive
07-05-2004 18:24A short report back on a meeting to set up a social centre in Leeds.
07-05-2004 17:11This is a motion being put to our Student Union AGM next week...
07-05-2004 16:45This is a call to action for the 29th August 2004. An online protest will be held to coincide with the Republican National Convention in New York.
07-05-2004 16:43May 5th
The Not-Quite News About Prisons
The thing about prison is that you’re locked away. No
one can see you unless they’re let in or you’re let
out. Suddenly – and I am relieved that the world knows
about it at last – the abuse of prisoners in Iraq has
become partly visible. The Photos made news in a way
that countless Iraqi people’s stories did not.
07-05-2004 15:42In a world of post-9-11 anti-terrorist hysteria it is more important than ever before to secure our privacy.
Show Up - Make History.
07-05-2004 13:30The Resister is running an interesting article onm ID cards and their hidden costs.
07-05-2004 12:57Come to South Parks on Sunday 2pm for a Hippie Activivst Picnic!
07-05-2004 12:49Two private military contractors are being investigated for their role in torture allegations at the Abu Ghraib prison, Iraq: CACI from Arlington, Virginia, and Titan of San Diego, California. CACI supplied at least one interrogator while Titan supplied at least two translators named in a 53-page classified internal Army report written by Major General Antonio Taguba that have dominated news coverage all over the world
07-05-2004 12:14Its really important to support Brian's family in this, they've been struggling for nearly 10 years now for justice for Brian. It's also good to be doing it late too when a lot of people will be passing by and can relate to the circumstances in which Brian was murdered - walking down the street coming home from a night out with friends when cops stopped, searched him, and beat him with a poundage force equivalent to Brian falling 11 times his own height, directly onto his head
07-05-2004 12:03The first annual Software Freedom Day will be held on August 28, 2004.
The Software Freedom Day initiative intends to make the world aware of the existence, availability, and high quality of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), and to encourage its use by as many people as possible. It is a global grassroots marketing campaign in which we are inviting volunteers from around the world to participate. Teams currently under development can be seen here.
07-05-2004 11:38Who’s the family man in the BNP’s new family friendly image? Andy Robertson, AKA ‘JohnJoyTree’, The obsessive controller of the worlds most notorious openly neo-nazi bulletin board, that’s all! Read his sad and lurid tale here!
07-05-2004 11:18Below is the e mail contact for all sheffield city
councillors: Use etc:
whoever orginises the events at St Agnes place couldnt orginise a piss up in a brewery
I only found out by looking at a comment youd think they would have the brains to put it into a newswire posting
im even doing their job for em.
07-05-2004 10:39The International Committee of the Red Cross declared that it has known for a long time that "worse things than in the photos" have been going on in the large prison of Abu Ghraib. Amnesty International makes a similar report. The United Nations Commissioner on Human Rights, and Special Reporter on Torture begin investigations. Clear and systematic breaches of the Geneva Conventions Identified
How do you spell W-A-R-C-R-I-M-E-S