UK Newswire Archive
12-11-2001 22:10Today's draft text on TRIPS and public health called for adequate flexibility for countries to provide drugs at affordable prices, reports Noor Mohammad
12-11-2001 22:08The WTO ministerial meeting is making little progress, with India and some other developing countries refusing to budge,
says Noor Mohammad
12-11-2001 16:22Another day, another action against the WTO
Manchester activist do some creative filing once again
12-11-2001 15:51Bragged of spending thousands in her lunch break.
12-11-2001 15:34Eddie Hatcher is a Political Prisoner in North Carolina, in his latest case he was
framed for murder and nearly recived the electric chair ,allthough he did not recive
the DP he was framed up and thrown in jail with a long sentence.
12-11-2001 14:50A plane has crashed into the Queens borough of New York, although no suggestion it is a terrorist attack.
12-11-2001 13:38Former army chief Gen Mirza Aslam Beg today charged the US with planning to divide Afghanistan on the lines of East Timor and said the fall of Mazar-e-Sharif and military gains made by Northern Alliance forces were detrimental to Pakistan's interests.
12-11-2001 13:32International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (Brussels)
November 8, 2001
12-11-2001 13:22The United States is pressurizing Uganda to drop its opposition against World Trade Organisation rules that deny the poor access to AIDS drugs.
12-11-2001 13:14ACTIVISTS at this weeks' World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial in Qatar are demanding that governments weaken protection of patents on "essential" medicines. Although their proposals no doubt spring from a desire to do good, the unintended consequences could be very harmful and would far outweigh any benefits. Those concerned about access to medicines should focus on liberalising government licensing, not weakening patent protection.
12-11-2001 12:38The US has been training terrorists at a camp in Georgia for years - and it's still at it
12-11-2001 08:34Who are the generals of the Northern Alliance?
They are not better than Taliban!
12-11-2001 03:53BBC has overcome its apparent reluctance to discuss the connection between terrorism and Palestine with a brilliant 1 hour debate.
12-11-2001 02:54From the concerns of Neil Postman to the recent awakening of Bill Joy, many modern writers have warned of the dis-ease and the havoc wrought by the willing enslavement to technology. But Phillip Slater's 1970 analysis of the American psychosis is shockingly relevant in the present context. Here is a compelling excerpt for Remembrance Day.
12-11-2001 02:402,500 people marched through Leicester yesterday in protest against the ongoing war. Police imposed a route on the march.
Called by Stop the War Coalition. For more information: www.stopwar.org.uk