UK Newswire Archive
11-10-2001 17:22from todays Liberation:
11-10-2001 16:59Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report, who assesses reaction in the Muslim world to the U.S. bombing campaign and the possible repercussions for governments supporting the U.S. war against terrorism.
Residents were asked to phone up for free personal safety packs (incl. gas masks) due to Exeter's close proximity to miltary bases, making it a likely target.
The story made it to the front page of the Express & Echo (see pics), was covered by BBC Radio Devon in a 5 minute special report with interviews and appeared also on ITV Carlton TV.
The following story includes the original text of the fake letter and documents the media's response. (article 3)
11-10-2001 16:29worst police riot in Dublin's history since the 1981 Hunger strikes marches to the British Embassy after Bobby Sand's death
11-10-2001 16:25ever-growing anti-war movemnet in Sheffield
11-10-2001 16:06Margaret Hilda Thatcher- War Criminal
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11-10-2001 15:50Let's think about this a little!
11-10-2001 15:34No War But the Class War protesters occupy army recruitment office in central Brighton in action against the war in Afghanistan.
Anti-War demonstrations in Athens, Greece
11-10-2001 15:06Just released on Bail. Back In court next week with thriteen others to plead not guilty
11-10-2001 14:52US-based zine makers are looking for overseas perspectives on Seattle. Was it inspiring? Overrated? What?
11-10-2001 14:42On October 7, 8 and 9 hundreds of protests and demonstrations throughout the world said no to the war. There were actions in more places even than the weekend of September 29 and 30, and with only one day to prepare (see list below). As on many other occasions, governments around the world didn't listen to all these voices asking for PEACE, NO WAR and which promote SOCIAL JUSTICE, the DEFENSE of HUMAN RIGHTS and DIALOGUE AS A WAY TO AVOID CONFLICTS.
11-10-2001 14:34A major war supposedly "against international terrorism" has been launched, yet the evidence amply confirms
that agencies of the US government have since the Cold War harbored the "Islamic Militant Network" as part of Washington's foreign policy agenda.
11-10-2001 14:07Anti-war activists in Sheffield have been effectively silenced by the undemocratic behaviour of the SWP
11-10-2001 13:565,000 people marched from Place de la Republique to Place de Nation in the capital of France to protest the use of military attacks as a solution for ending terrorism.
11-10-2001 13:463rd Anthrax case in Florida, supposed to be 1950's test: CDC
UK bio-war contingency plan 'in excessive secrecy': BMA.
Book Reviews: the Hot Zone (fact, Ebola), the Cobra Event (fiction?), by Paul Preston.
DIY biological warfare (farm animals, foot and mouth?) links
11-10-2001 10:56In the aftermath of 11 September we now have a smoking gun. But it is not evidence of Osama Bin Laden’s guilt in relation to the atrocities of 11 September. It is evidence of Government LIES about the basis for the current war against Afghanistan. This is an unnecessary war.