UK Newswire Archive
24-01-2006 06:22There has been an extensive wave of repression against activists in the USA. 11 people are being accused of being involved with the underground movements of the Animal & Earth Liberation Fronts. Already this has lead to one death in custody - it is crucial that we support these people in detention, right now! They are facing 65 serious criminal charges, facing possible multiple life sentences, for crimes which didn't hurt anyone.
Please, we urge you, get informed and involved immediately!
24-01-2006 02:53Thursday, 19 January 2006.
As the White House continues to ratchet up the fear factor on Iran’s alleged nuclear capabilities, a small but motivated group of peace campaigners met in Partick Burgh Hall, Glasgow to discuss a response to the unfolding diplomatic crisis.
24-01-2006 02:52An extract from Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers: the book by former MI5 agents Annie Machon and David Shayler.
24-01-2006 01:58The disintegration of "global order" depicted here put a smile on my face. This being a Newsweek article, of course it has the standard Establishment spin on it, so please take with a grain of salt...
24-01-2006 01:22A vigil in memory of Bereket Yohannes will be held at 12 noon this coming Sunday 29th January outside Harmondsworth detention centre, on the A4 on the north edge of Heathrow Airport, west London.
Bereket Yohannes, a 26 year-old-man from Eritrea, was found hanged in the showers in Hamondsworth Immigration Removal Centre at around 5.25 last Thursday the 19th January 2006.
23-01-2006 21:42A campaign has started to ask people to boycott the multinational chains on Mill Rd. Prompted by the recent opening of Pizza Hut and Chicken Cottage, a group of Romsey and Petersfield residents have been talking to shopkeepers, leafleting shoppers on Mill Rd and pushing leaflets through front doors in the area.
23-01-2006 20:41Latest from 'Camp Bling' , Southend on Sea's anti-road widening protest camp
23-01-2006 20:35Well it had to come as they`ve out-sourced the primeminsterial job to America, they are know thinking about out-sourcing the civil service to overseas contracters.
23-01-2006 19:30This weekend at the Commonplace social centre in Leeds promises to be kerrazee with three days of jam-packed fun, frollicks and politics.
23-01-2006 18:48The proposed Iranian Oil Bourse will accelerate the fall of the American Empire.
(This new article from energybulletin.net provokes useful questions regarding Blair's 'special lapdog relationship' behavior, and why the U.K. didn't join the Euro. It also implies that the invasion of Iran will begin before March 20th, 2006.)
23-01-2006 18:41In Memory of Bereket Yohannes born Eritrea 1980
- died in Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre Thursday 19th January 2006
23-01-2006 17:55The latest stage in what is starting to look like a powerful grassroots campaign to stop the Comprehensive Regeneration Option (the PFI project) to demolish, rebuild and gentrify their council estate.
23-01-2006 16:44Rushmoor councillor and community activist Peter Sandy has been cleared by the Standards Board for England of the malicious charges brought against him by the borough chief executive Andrew Lloyd.