UK Newswire Archive
04-07-2005 09:41Direct action against the oil industry and the G8 started early today in Edinburgh....
04-07-2005 09:22I dont seem to be able to access it.
04-07-2005 08:55Passe Livre, or Free Passing, is a movement struggling against the ever increasing public transportation fares in Brazil, for free transportation for students and against the prevalent concept of transportation as a commodity, which implies the extension of the successes gained by students to the rest of the social spectrum.
04-07-2005 08:01Protestors arrived at Faslane. At the moment the midges are a bigger problem then the cops...
04-07-2005 06:37A 'Really Really Big Blockade' type direct action by Trident Ploughshares (TP) and CND is planned for Faslane nuclear submarine base. Coaches left from Glasgow and Edinburgh. This timeline gives news as they are coming in the dispatch phone at 07901 778 062 and 07050 686 844.
04-07-2005 06:08Some interesting reflections here from US writer/editor Danny Schechter. Danny Schechter edits Mediachannel.org and directed WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) a film on the media coverage of the war in Iraq that was shown at the Alternative Summit in Edinburgh. For more: www.wmdthefilm.com)
outside the Hopoddrome, St Augustine’s parade
04-07-2005 00:16After an epically long overnight Coach journey, (which incidentally didn't get surveillance from Cops Inc. at its drop off point), we arrived in Edinburgh for what I suspect may prove to be one of the biggest public demonstrations in the city's history.
04-07-2005 00:08July 04, 2005 The Times
We should force people to the polls, says Hoon
COMPULSORY voting at general elections should be introduced as a way of breathing new life into the political process, Geoff Hoon will say today.
04-07-2005 00:03Late Sunday afternoon, the People's Patrol spotted three convoys of police vans, a group of 8 motorcycle police and a tractor trailer loaded with steel barricades.
04-07-2005 00:00Public Action in central Edinburgh on the day of blockades, the 6th of July.