UK Newswire Archive
11-05-2004 15:05SPEAK (for the animals) meeting Weds 12 May @ Friends Meeting House @ 7.30
11-05-2004 14:48Oxford Planning Meeting for the European Social Forum - Wednesday May 12th - 6pm
11-05-2004 13:44CNN/ USA Today/ Gallup poll shows alarming extent to which Iraqi torture is being tolerated in the states.
11-05-2004 12:45Following from the success of the Lantern Carnival, CAN is having an open day.
Expect games, hands-on making session, and details of how to get involved in forthcoming creative actions. Also-,propose your own ideas for actions to likeminded people.
11-05-2004 09:36The world's first genetically modified wheat is to be shelved because of consumer resistance.
11-05-2004 03:14This week is M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) Awareness week, a week in which many in the ME community take part in projects to raise awareness of the illness and to try also to raise awareness of the continued injustices suffered by most in the ME community.
Below is a brilliant article written by Jerome Burne of The Independent which hopefully will help create a far greater awareness of some of the very serious concerns ME sufferers are hoping to highlight during the week.
11-05-2004 01:18Get The MEGA BUS to London for as little as £2.50 Return
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10-05-2004 23:04Reading Faiza's blog ( http://afamilyinbaghdad.blogspot.com/) I ran across a suggestion that the 'contractors' who were draged through the streets in Falluja had been responsible for torturing Iraqi prisoners. Her posting follows:
10-05-2004 21:56This is an open call for articles, inks, digital media or audio files on the topic of insurgency. The work will appear in the first issue of Galeropia, a digital magazine produced by Why War?. Galeropia's vision is a nonviolent theory and practice more potent than the prevailing reliance on polemics and death. Our method will be a targeted expansion of the movement's self-knowledge, aesthetics and practice.
10-05-2004 21:27Police stage "security alert" to remove the protestor from Parlaiment Square and dismantle his placards because terrorists could plant bombs behind them. Lame, lame, lame.
10-05-2004 21:01The BNP are going for five seats on Plymouth City Council on June 10th. The recently launched Plymouth UAF will of course know the names of the wards, the candidates and dtails of who has proposed, seconded etc.
10-05-2004 19:39The Chinese Prime Minister's was greeted by a banner, tibetan prayer flags and leaflets when he came to look at the Oxford Chemistry lab today. One protestor attempted to run out in front of the cars as they drove in, but was brutally jumped on by the police almost right away.
10-05-2004 18:49Notice of meeting of SWAG
10-05-2004 18:13Special offer on Corporate scum, picket May 11th 5pm Swiss Cottage
10-05-2004 17:32Its a special Papua prisoner support week this week with many people now held for political "crimes" such as flag raising and defending trees from illegal logging.I hope you will join me in writing and telephoning as much as possible throughout the week. We know these tactics to work and your efforts will improve conditions for the prisoners and in some cases may even facilitate release.