UK Newswire Archive
08-11-2004 20:59This evening (monday 8th November) around 100 people met in central london to take part in NVDA (non violent direct action) in direct response to the attack launched today by the US against the city of Falluja in Iraq. Actions are planned again on Wednesday 10th November - meeting at 7pm at the statue of Edith Cavell (see below).
08-11-2004 20:47- protests against the tran with nuclear waste rolling to germany
- after the death of the 23-year old frenchman situation seems to escalate
- in the night streetfights between police and protesters
- today: german police threatens 16-year old girl with weapon
08-11-2004 19:03Tues 9th Nov. 5.30pm Churchill Square, Brighton
Demo over the assault on Fallujah called by Sussex Action
08-11-2004 18:32Peace activist threatened with deportation from Israel.
Hannah James, London based Irish peace activist is being detained in Israel and will be unjustly deported.
08-11-2004 18:09US Soldiers are now storming Falluja. Across the UK there are protests in many towns and cities. People are calling this a war crime in an illegal war. There will be more protests tomorrow (tues) and on wednesday (see below):
08-11-2004 17:50Oscar Sanchez Fernandez de la Vega (google)
Author of the book: “Diez Horas con la Globalización”(google,yahoo,wanadoo,foro-los retos de la globalización, indymedia.org, elcorteingles.es, galiciadixital.com, netbiblo…...)
08-11-2004 17:39Letter to send to Kent County Council (and Kent MP's) in support of the campaign
against their retaining a part of the old anti-gay Section 28 in their education policy AND to get them to change their homophobic attitudes.
ONLY 5 of the 40 Tory County Councillors have opposed leader Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart's intransigent retaining of S28.
08-11-2004 17:12As a battle for Fallujah opens, a psychological war has already been raging between the US military and fighters in the rebel enclave of western Iraq.
Insurgents claimed they had captured US and Iraqi soldiers, with Islamist leaders announcing over loudspeakers in a city mosque that 36 Americans and 107 Iraqi national guardsmen had been seized.
"Let us announce with joy the capture," the rebel claim said, adding that the prisoners would be paraded publicly and a video of their humiliation released.
Insurgents in southwestern Fallujah had also shot down a US helicopter, a symbol of America's military superiority over the often lightly-armed insurgents, said rebel leader Khaled Hammud Jumali.
08-11-2004 16:16The Government's response to the Iraq Mortality Survey published last week in leading public health journal The Lancet (estimating that around 100,000 excess deaths may have been caused by the invasion of Iraq) is deeply inaccurate and misleading. Amongst other things it constitutes an opportunistic political attack on academic standards.
08-11-2004 16:06Sheffield: Falluja protest/vigil
08-11-2004 15:43Town and city centre protests at 5pm Tuesday 9th November to protest at the attack on Fallujah
They came down after an hour and the police let them go.