UK Newswire Archive
17-06-2005 22:06Links to mainstream media reports of the Sheffield G8 actions, feel free to post more links as comments :-)
17-06-2005 19:26The leaflet that was given out by company directors and GM researchers to Sainsbury's staff at their HQ on Thursday. Micheal Meacher the former environment minister attended.
17-06-2005 19:23The leaflet distributed to Sainsbury's staff by farmers, in the rain, on Wednesday morning.
17-06-2005 19:21The Womens Institute launced the week of demonstrations outside Sainsbury's HQ in London. This is the leaflet they handed to arriving staff.
17-06-2005 17:22DIRECT ACTION AFFINITY GROUP TRAINING
for the G8, DSEi and beyond...
Sunday 19 June @ the Institute for Autonomy, 78 Gower St, London WC1 (Nearest tubes: Russell Sq, Goodge St, Warren St, Buses: Tottenham Court Rd.)
17-06-2005 17:01The sentiment behind the prohibition of panhandling is disguised behind the word “aggressive”. But really, this is about the creation of a class of untouchables and the creeps that don’t want to touch them.
17-06-2005 16:24Two Papuan activists, Filep Karma and Yusuk Pakage, have been sentenced to 15 and 10 years in prison respectively for raising the Papuan flag on ‘Papuan independence day', December 1st, 2004. For this ‘crime' they were charged with ‘treason against the state'.
17-06-2005 16:18>BASILDON: BULLDOZER LAWPUTS TONY BLAIR ON TRIAL<
By Grattan Puxon
A dramatic legal victory this month
has highlighted the possibility that the
UK government would face international
condemnation should threats to bulldoze
Britain's largest Gypsy settlement be
17-06-2005 15:44A broad network of Activist groups today announced that they are to set up an Eco-Village to coincide with the G8 summit at Gleneagles. 5000 people will gather outside Stirling to build the camp as an example of sustainable ways of living and non-hierarchical methods of organizing in direct response to the G8s poverty making, undemocratic and ecologically devastating policies.
17-06-2005 15:26Text for the leaflet distributed to Sainsbury's staff outside their HQ this morning. Over 400 were handed out by parents and kids.
Amnesty International today expressed its very great concern at the continued detention of Roy Bennet, the opposition Member of Parliament (MP) for Chimanimani
17-06-2005 14:14"The world has enough for everyone's need, not for everyone's greed." The fear of the further spread of the western lifestyle and economic mode with frequent flier rebates is at the center of political debates. Life without resource-intensive lifestyles should be encouraged.
17-06-2005 13:51make poverty history banquet on Devonshire green
17-06-2005 13:25Did anyone see Clare Short on Question Time last night?
17-06-2005 13:25"The first criminal attack was committed in one church at Muhuta district where a group of FNL fighters fired in the church and killed six people including a pastor. They also injured seven others," [army spokesman] Manirakiza said.
17-06-2005 13:06Following the leaking of an initial G8 climate position paper (see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/05/311859.html) another later set climate documents have been leaked. It seems that after pressure from the US the already poor plan for action is being watered down still further.