UK Newswire Archive
12-03-2005 13:26Updates on:
Shut Down Spearhead! - campaign against DSEi organiser
International Day of Direct Action Against the Arms Trade - 21.03.05
DSEi 2005 - 13-16 September
12-03-2005 10:3312th March 05: Tony Blair yesterday launched the much heralded "Our Common Interest" Commission For Africa Report, put togethr by a 17-member international commission which he chaired - with Bob Geldolf providing several 4 star "Fuck" quotes (saying it would cost the United States "fuck all" to free the African continent of the shackles of war, poverty and disease).
12-03-2005 10:21In an act of protest against the threats of military intervention by the U.S and its allies in Iran, five Iranian asylum seekers will set off on foot from Birmingham on the 12th of March to join the national anti-war demonstration in London on the 19th of March. They will be walking through Coventry, Banbury, Oxford, High Wycombe and then on to London.
Venue - United Services Club, Gough St, Birmingham, B1. 9 off Queensway, Mailbox side.)
Organised by ARC, the Birmingham Anti-Racist Campaign, supported by the T&GWU
For further details call 07973 945873
12-03-2005 03:11The press have reported that G8Alternatives have today (11th march) applied for permission to hold their demonstration on the first day of the G8 Summit - starting from Gleneagles train station, passing by Gleneagles hotel, to end with a rally in the park at Auchterarder (the local village). The reports say that they think approval will be given with some conditions attached.
12-03-2005 00:05Today a law came into force that mean that people in Britain can be arrested and held in prison indefinitely without having the opportunity to hear the evidence against them or the opportunity to prove that they are not guilty of a charge - there is no charge.
The mp3 below is the result of my enquiries.
11-03-2005 19:02Iraqis demand better security; US soldiers secure them to death; roadside bombs in Basra; sabotage, assassinations, carbombs...the freedom rolls on.
11-03-2005 18:13Another Liverpool Council Estate is about to slip quietly and without defiance into the private sector. This week plans were reported on Thursday 10th March in the Liverpool Echo (loyal propaganda agent for council housing privatisation over the past dacade) to push council tenants over to the ever expanding private housing market here in Liverpool.
11-03-2005 15:20At the ESF 2006 (probably in Greece) we want to organise an international meeting to discuss the situation of psychiatric patients in institutes. There are alternatives for seclusion: locking up patients in isolation cells. And putting patients outside society in separate institutes is discussable. We want to speak out about these issues, which have remained in silence for yet much too long.
11-03-2005 14:52I'm afraid this will be rather a short report as the trial thus far today has involved legal argument in the absense of the jury. Under these circumstances, it not possible to give details of the submissions put forward by the defence. Sub judice, and so on...
11-03-2005 11:09On Saturday 5th of March I found the following news item on TELETEXT ITV in the North West and it’s reproduced as I type copied it. I didn’t read about it in the local right wing rag the Liverpool Echo. (Liberal-Democrat controlled) Liverpool City Council is to spend £7,200,000 on private housing, £6000 on each, according to this news report, while it's own rent paying council tenants go without any improvements and backlog of repairs going back for years.
11-03-2005 10:17HELP US SACK JACK "DODGY DOSSIER" STRAW! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BLACKBURN CAMPAIGN...