UK Newswire Archive
25-05-2005 09:35Anarchist, gay total/consciencious objector Mehmet
Tarhan has been under arrest for over 45 days. He has faced threats, torture and a lynching attempt by some of the prisoners who are under the manipulation of prison administration.
25-05-2005 01:39Everything around you that you own and use is the result of effort of a vast army of unseen workers. The great attribution error of history is the erroneous assumption that we need the thieves to make it all possible.
SAT 4TH JUNE, 7PM, READING, £4 ON DOOR, ALL AGES!
25-05-2005 00:19To coincide with the reintroduction of the Identity Cards Bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 may, Home Office Minister Any Burnham will be providing an off-camera briefing for IT media at the Home Office, 2 Marsham Street.
24-05-2005 23:12Alistair Darling, Secretary of State for Transport, was pied today at the launch event of a powerful new industry coalition, 'Future Heathrow', formed to ensure expansion of Heathrow goes ahead. Meanwhile over 100 local residents took time off work to demonstrate outside the CBI HQ launch event, with a huge banner reading 'Future Heathrow Stinks', and a new report that concludes that Heathrow contributes little to the national or local economy, but simply lines the pockets of the aviation industry. Future Heathrow is led by Clive Soley, once a Labour MP, now Lord Soley, now heading up this sleazy bunch of planet trashers with a multi-million pound budget to over ride the residents and the planet. Nobody expected the Secretary of State to make the phenomenally stupid mistake of so publicly siding with the aviation industry over such a controversial project. But he did, and was repaid with carrot cake, cream and major political embarrassment.
SHEFFIELD GIG, 11th June, 8:30 at The Cricketers on Bramal Lane.
24-05-2005 21:37SWARM the Minuntemen invites people from all over the world who oppose racist violence to join the Electronic Disturbance Theatre action on May 27th, 28th and 29th, 2005 to engage in a virtual sit-in on the MinuteMen website during their "Unite to Fight" Summit.
24-05-2005 19:23Another critical mass this Friday, Chinatown Gate, 6.30pm!! Be there or be a bit crap.
24-05-2005 16:36Reopen911.org, sponsored by Jimmy Walter, is putting on events in London and Manchester where they will be discussing the evidence concerning the September 11th attacks.
Reopen 911 is a call to reopen the investigation into the 9-11 attacks
24-05-2005 16:29Road closures - G8 Justice & Home Affairs meeting
As you may already know, Sheffield is hosting the UK Presidency G8 Justice & Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting from 15-17th June. Consequently, the Council and South Yorkshire Police have agreed some road closures to accommodate security needs for the meeting. These closures will mean no access for vehicles. These are:
24-05-2005 11:55Say no to Asylum Slavery
Demonstrate Tuesday 24th May 2005
12.15pm to 2.00pm
Called by Merseyside Asylum Rights Campaign
Liverpool Council Building
60 Victoria Street
There will be a demonstration outside Millenium House against the Home Office consultation on Section 10 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 2004 (minimum support for compulsory 'community service'). The consultation is taking place regarding the YMCA agreement to participate in this dreadful 'practice' and sadly Liverpool YMCA has agreed to run a pilot scheme. We must all let the YMCA know that they should now say NO.
24-05-2005 11:43In July the G8 will attempt to meet for their annual summit at Gleneagles, Scotland. In Reading, many groups are mobilising – with initiatives happening leading up to the summit, as well as protests during the summit itself – both here and in Scotland. Here’s a timeline of events planned so far…
24-05-2005 11:36There will be a Public meeting about the G8 in Carlisle this Friday
24-05-2005 10:24A 2 day intensive BIG SHOE camp in preparation for the G8 and other parts of life will be taking place in London this weekend. Participants will be required to attend both days.