UK Newswire Archive
29-10-2005 23:46Sanjar Umarov, leader of the Uzbek opposition Sunshine Coalition, is currently in solitary confinement suffering torture by psychotropic drugs. Craig Murray analyses the complex realpolitik behind the lack of international response.
29-10-2005 23:18Why the ‘developed world’ media who control the ‘developing world’ media are wrong to prioritise the agenda of terror
29-10-2005 22:21Sun's homophobic sniggering over George Takei in an article by US editor Emily Smith
29-10-2005 21:30Social centres organise to create new worlds, new possibilities, real leisure and social alternatives to wage labour and centralised power. Although more established in countries like Italy and Spain, the concept of social centres as a political strategy is taking off all over the UK.
29-10-2005 20:29Road protest site into its fifth week. Come down and help out, check out the website.
29-10-2005 20:02Approximately 400 critical massers roll unharrassed by cops though Manhattan Oct. 28th.
cousins, grandparents and friends of those who have died at the hands of
the British Police and legal system gathered in London today to remember
I have not bothered to caption the pics below as they speak for themselves.
29-10-2005 18:55A PROTEST against the destruction of Titnore Woods in Durrington, Worthing, went ahead this afternoon (Saturday October 29), despite police attempts to crush it.
One man was arrested but at the time of writing is not known to have been charged with any offence.
29-10-2005 18:35Around 200 cyclists and others answered the callout for a Halloween ride in Bristol on Friday night. The ride was held in solidarity with the reported clampdown on the 12 year-old monthly London critical mass ride, and to celebrate the sustainable culture & economics of cycling. The callout was issued by an ad hoc collection of individuals involved in peace, transport, climate change and anti-capitalist campaigns.
29-10-2005 18:13Burn Thatcher & Blair in effigy on 5 November in Hackney's London Fields
29-10-2005 17:43Disater prone Incinerator goes bankrupt
29-10-2005 16:43From November 28th - 30th, over 300 airline executives from all over the world will gather in London to discuss how to expand the aviation industry. Meanwhile, aviation is now the fastest growing cause of climate change, and transport is the only area of energy use in which greenhouse emissions are increasing rather than falling.
29-10-2005 16:26Seedy Sunday,2-4pm, 30th October 2005
OARC, East Oxford Community Centre
Community seed swap
An event for keen, experienced or novice gardeners,
allotment cultivators and window box potters.
Come and get some seeds or share the seeds you've
saved from your favorite plants. Learn how to collect
and store seeds for the next growing season.
"Seed saving is a way all of us can do our bit to protect bio diversity and contribute to safe, local food production." Warren Carter co-organiser of Seedy Sunday, Brighton.
for more info contact Vicki on 01865 721768
see for more info on previous
for an oxford indymedia report and film of the last Seedy Sunday in OARC.
29-10-2005 15:27Gov ministers have approved the use of GM maize in the UK
sneaked it thru the arrogant b*****d's...
29-10-2005 14:02Bush has announced that Libby is “innocent until proven guilty”, one law applies to disgraced officials while another to the Australian, David Hicks (and many others) who have been denied even the most basic human rights (while they rot for years in illegal detention centres around the world). Should we cite the flagrant double standard or rest in the assurance that a glaring hypocrisy and double standard would not pass unnoticed?