UK Newswire Archive
07-09-2006 21:16Oh dear, looks like the bloke in the cave is still at it. We are all doomed! Crouch behind the couch and watch the latest in terror if you dare!
It must be true, why if al-jazeera sezit!
07-09-2006 20:09It has been three years since the fall of the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein’s government and Iraqis are still lacking basic facilities such as power, clean potable water and sanitation, problems some experts blame on corruption.
07-09-2006 16:46The Ugandan tabloid newspaper, Red Pepper, has outed 45 gay and bisexual men, including army officers, priests, university lecturers, entertainers, bankers, students and lawyers. It also published details of five venues popular with gays and lesbians.
07-09-2006 16:23Today, 22 Iraqi Kurds were detained at mainly reporting centres across the UK with plans to forcibly deport them next week to Northern Iraq in another high profile, media event. This follows the forced deportation two days ago of 32 Iraqi Kurds. The government is clearly now going for it big style on mass deportations.
07-09-2006 14:55Nottingham Stop the War Coalition is organising a Public Meeting entitled Time To Go!
07-09-2006 14:52What the hell are British troops doing in Helmand province of Afghanistan? I have just returned from nearly three years in Afghanistan and a year ago when the deployment was being planned it was obvious that the 'strategy' was a joke. Now NATO is claiming it has the Taliban trapped. Keep counting the body bags.
07-09-2006 14:42There are according to the Health and Safety Executive 5 million sufferers of workplace stress.
A recent court case has closed a loophole for employers when being sued for negligence and failing in their duty of care.
For a more in depth analysis of the case see:
07-09-2006 14:14The recent Camp for Climate Action in Yorkshire got headlines for its audacious attempt to shut down the UK's most polluting coal-fired power station, Drax, but it also featured a packed programme of workshops.
07-09-2006 13:46America will be more secure the sooner Rumsfeld resigns.. In an historical sense, the term "Islam fascism" is absurd, a contradiction in itself.. The fascism reproach is not true for any of the Moslem groups resisting Anglo-American control of the Middle East.
07-09-2006 13:34Calling on help in solving humanitarian crisis in Darfur.
07-09-2006 12:21Further to an earlier newswire story about 30000 people demonstrating in Bangladesh's Phulbari district against Lonodn-based Asia Energy's plans to extract 15 million tonnes/year of coal for export (police killed 6 an injured 300) it appears the company has suspended its shares
07-09-2006 10:53The September 2006 issue of the in-house magazine of the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre includes a major feature on Palestinian displacement.
07-09-2006 10:47Faux terroir latest..
"Since the Bush administration has violated
Common Article 3, officials could become defendants in war crimes
prosecutions. Bush is trying to prevent this by asking Congress to water
down our obligations under the Geneva Conventions."
Bush is trying retrospective legislation to avoid war crimes charges.
Current US deficit now at 3 trillion,
which is a pile of $1,000 dollar notes stacked for over 4,300 miles...
A lot of this has been given to arms/oil cartel..
Blair support zero as war crimes charges avoidance options are less in UK.. may seek refugee status in US puppet state.
(No offers yet)
07-09-2006 09:55The latest Basque Observatory for Human Rights - Behatokia Bulletin, is available on our web page, http://www.behatokia.info/bulletin.php, or, to directly download it in compressed format:
07-09-2006 09:15This is an appeal to join the campaign against Fortress Europe. It is a possibility to express your opinion against the legislation soon to be discussed in the European Parliament. How many times do you get to influence EU legislation? Please see the website: www.no-fortress-europe.eu and join the 1600 people who have already signed. Please also circulate the petition. Thank you.
07-09-2006 07:40After a full month of gruelling cycling, the Peace Cycle finally arrived in the West Bank tonight, September 6th.