UK Newswire Archive
08-06-2004 12:59Friday 18th June at 7:30pm
This is the final chance to see the play, Washing Line of Wishes, which is an original drama devised with volunteers from refugee communities in Glasgow. The play challenges racism, discrimination and shows the human reality behind the media frenzy.
08-06-2004 12:23First screening of hard-hitting new film on the scandal of refugees in Glasgow being made homeless and destitute. Evicted by the council, with no right to housing, work or benefits, unable or too terrified to return to their homeland, refugees are abandonded by the state. This film aims to raise awareness of the growing crisis, and explores ways in which you can get involved in campaigning and practical solidarity.
08-06-2004 11:39The attentive Cambridge residant might notice the new devices on Mill Road lamposts. They are a new generation of mobile CCTV cameras, that promise to solve all your problems. But you you know all the details behind the scheme?
08-06-2004 10:37In Libya, several Bulgarian nurses face the death penalty being accused of deliberately spreading the HIV virus in a hospital. I received this desperate email appeal from my Bulgarian friend in Cambridge.
08-06-2004 07:42OutRage! is delighted to hear that there is so much support for the museum. The lives and stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been largely ignored and even written out of the ‘official’ history books. Much of history has been ‘sanitised’ of our queer lives and this project will be an invaluable resource in reclaiming much of it.
07-06-2004 23:26Members of the T&G will be demonstrating at the Raffles owned Swissotel Howard Hotel near Covent Garden in London tomorrow in protest at the company's treatment of trade unions in Cambodia.
London Socialist Film Co-op screening of: “WOBBLIES” a documentary on trade union activity in the USA between 1905 and 1918
07-06-2004 21:38Baghdad, Iraq - Thousands of Iraqis have spent the last few days enjoying their freedom by standing in line to apply for the many new jobs being created around the country.
07-06-2004 20:15Firefighters in London are voting on whether to take industrial action in a row over answering medical calls.
07-06-2004 20:10Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping, an NYC street theater troup, are visiting London and will perform at Conway Hall on Wednesday evening. Today Vanessa Feltz and her producers booted them from her show for stating the true costs of Ronald Reagan's policies and Starbucks' anti-labor practices.
07-06-2004 19:31Another film night at the Rampart, 7 Rampart Street, E1 2LA, off commercial road...
07-06-2004 19:27Nearly 300 anti-facist protestors where arrested on Saturday in The Hauge. for "illegal protest" against a nazi parade. Amongst them was a contingent of around 70 international queer activists visiting for the Queeruption 6 gathering, which was taking place in Amsterdam. Here is part of the story.
The bible tells them so, through the christian fundamentalist preachers.
Ex-US Marine/Gulf War Veteran & Founder of the Human Shield Action to Iraq Ken O’Keefe announces ‘P10K FORCE’ plan to Mobilize 10,000 International Observers from Western Nations to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) - Launching September 11, 2004.