UK Newswire Archive
29-10-2004 22:11Mauritius is about to join UPOV and is adopting the UPOV model Plant Breeder's Right law instead of the African Union model.
This would be a disaster for the Mauritians and bad for Africa as a whole.
Below there is a URL link that leads you to a protest letter addressed to the PM of Mauritius.
29-10-2004 22:0660.000 to 80.000 people celebrated the victory of the "Red Sox" in Boston. However, police went crazy and shot a 22-year old girl with a "non"-lethal weapon in the eye. She died.There was no specific action she did, there were no "riots" around her, nothing. She was just celebrating and chanting with others.Meantime police is trained to see the enemy in us, the people: this is what we learn from this murder.
29-10-2004 20:31Anarchist N5 plot exposed by Brighton Argus.
29-10-2004 17:55The G8 ministers of Justice and Home Affairs will meet in Sheffield in June 2005.
29-10-2004 17:54>>Friday 29th October
Social evening with vegan food, drinks plus open mic and jam session. Bring your instruments, poetry or whatever. Bring an embarrassing record from your vinyl collection to donate and play. Live streaming on rampART radio for those that can’t be here (we hope).
29-10-2004 17:47From 9th till 11th November the EU ministers responsible for migration and integration will convene in Groningen, Holland. They will discuss how to manage migration better and how to force people to integrate in a way the EU can benefit from those they can employ and discard of or even destroy the lives of those who are unemployable. This calls for an anti-racist, anti-classist and anti-patriarchate answer. This is why an anti-racist summit is organized during those days. This posting calls on everybody to come over and fight together for equal rights, the right for an existence and for radical changes. Underneath you can find a call to take part in the big demonstration on 10th November and a call to participate in a forumdiscussion on 10th November in Groningen, Holland
29-10-2004 17:15"Anti-capitalists to target conference" - report on N5 action in local mainstream newspaper.
29-10-2004 16:56Geoff Hoon could face awkward questions in court, after making explicit threats to launch a nuclear attack against Iraq from Trident System Submarines.
29-10-2004 16:51MK Stop the War with the Campaign Against Political Terror plans a demo at HMP
Woodhill (in W. Milton Keynes), provisionally on Sunday 28 November,
29-10-2004 16:50Question Time from Miami featured Michael Moore on the panel, David Frum, Bush’s speech writer, Sidney Blumenthal, Clinton’s senior advisor, Lida Rodriguez-Tassef and Richard Littlejohn.
29-10-2004 16:47New research published in the respected London medical journal "The Lancet" indicates that the civilian death toll in Iraq is around 10 times higher than previously thought.
29-10-2004 15:58According to testimonies given by soldiers in the same company to the mass Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, a soldier in the watchtower identified Iman and cautioned his commander shouting, "Don't shoot. It's a little girl."
29-10-2004 15:42Bristol City Council will be run by nobody after November 9th
29-10-2004 15:31Since 2001 the US dollar has lost 40% of its value; half of the loss has occurred since April 2003. In 2004 alone, exports from China to the US rose 35%. China depends on American consumers as much as the US depends on China's financing of deficits.
29-10-2004 15:13Bicester group urges community to welcome refugees
Bicester Refugee Support today urged local residents not to let the appalling way they have been treated by the Home Office affect their attitude towards future residents of the Accommodation Centre which is to be built near the north Oxfordshire town.
29-10-2004 13:57Remember,Remember the 5th of November...
29-10-2004 13:32Ewa Jasiewicz will be speaking in Glasgow after the Pollock anti-war demo about the situation in Iraq but also about the experience of her recent deportation from Israel