UK Newswire Archive
23-10-2005 16:027 people, including an indymedia journalist, were arrested yesterday after the anarchist bookfair. Evidence is urgently needed.
23-10-2005 15:46Over a dozen people have been arrested so far for *participating* in unauthorised demonstrations in the vicinity of Parliament. Now the police are promising to carry out the first arrest of an *organiser* under the new SOCA laws - on Tuesday 25 October.
23-10-2005 09:55A survey conducted by an Iraqi university team on behalf of the UK's Ministry of Defence reveals huge opposition to the presence of British troops and widespread support for attacks on them.
23-10-2005 08:23SUSSEX Police have mounted what looks like a politically motivated campaign against protesters fighting the 875-home housing development and road widening at Titnore Woods, Durrington.
23-10-2005 03:20I recently had the good fortune to read Henry David Thoreau's essay "Civil Disobedience". I did not realise it when I first started reading but this essay has a most remarkable history. Tolstoy, Gandhi and Martin Luther King have all read and been influenced by it. Emma Goldman, the American anarchist, was arrested for reading Thoreau's essay from a public platform in 1917.
23-10-2005 02:08The Mehlis report on the Hariri assassination is just another dodgy dossier. In order to lay the blame for the assassination at Syria's door it specializes in innuendo and unverified allegations by anonymous persons. The only named individual purporting to possess information incriminating Syria turns out to be a multiply convicted swindler who was paid handsomely for his revelations by a Syrian dissident.
23-10-2005 00:53London Anarchist Bookfair was well attended, inspiring and educational as every year. After it ended, police units caused a riot in front of a nearby pub, and arrested at least 4 people, including an indymedia journalist who was taking fotos.
22-10-2005 22:28at today's anarchist bookfair, methods were discussed to promote awareness of the full implications of the government's plans to introduce the most draconian, intrusive, sinister system of id registration ever seen in history. using money (£5, £10, £20 notes etc.) to promote websites giving the full facts was an idea that someone introduced. simple, viral, and available to all.
22-10-2005 22:28holloway cycles near the coronet pub on holloway road north london refused to accept leaflets promoting the next critical mass as 'political'.
It's unknown how many authorities and government agencies are aware of this hidden feature and are using it to trace counterfeiters. What is for sure is that Dutch police forces know about the possibility and have solved cases with help from printer manufacturers.
More can be read here:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation does research and collects information, on technology and security issues. They have published a list of printers that do and those that don't leave hidden codes on printed work:
22-10-2005 19:18Now that the U.S. coercion in the form of the Bolton recess appointment as U.S. ambassador to the U.N. has produced the U.N. Special Investigation Commission Report on the assassination of a former prime minister of Lebanon, it is time to ask the obvious question.
22-10-2005 19:05Following an open letter to the Cambridge Evening News calling into question their 'Action On Travellers' campaign, the local paper has launched an attack on Cambridge Unite Against Fascism and its editor has written a remarkable e-mail.
22-10-2005 18:48Hundreds Pledge themselves for Human Shield Mission to Iran as Movement Comes Out of Hibernation
22-10-2005 13:45The head of the Plater College Foundation apologises to Archbishop Nichols and the Catholic Education Service
22-10-2005 13:33On Dec 10th there will be an international peace conference in London. The following is from the STWC website.