UK Newswire Archive
12-09-2006 00:32"You are a dog ... you should die. We are going to necklace you," whispered a British-accented caller into the phone. It was the latest in a round of death threats that Athena Kolbe, Human Rights Investigator and Master's level social worker at Wayne State University, had received. According to police officials, Kolbe first began receiving threatening calls at home and on her cell phone at 4:00 AM on the morning of Monday September 4.
12-09-2006 00:12Will he now visit relatives of kidnapped British soldiers?
11-09-2006 23:01This is an edited version of the latest newsletter from the rampART social centre in East London. You can join the mailing list yourself via http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/rampart in order to stay up to date as the newsletter is not posted on indymedia every week.
11-09-2006 22:19A London classroom assistant has been suspended for helping to organise a protest against Blair when he spoke at his school last week. Please support the campaign to defend his job and workers' right to protest.
11-09-2006 22:11The article gives impressions of what the climate change camp was like as a performer, workshop leader, and participant of workshops.
11-09-2006 22:06There were 26 participants in a Green Spirituality Workshop which discussed spiritual answers to the coming climate change crisis.
11-09-2006 20:38As reported by ABC News, stunning military documents codenamed "Operation Northwoods" were declassified in recent years and show how in 1962, the top US military leaders planned an operation to create terror attacks against its own cities and kill US citizens.
11-09-2006 19:40brian haw's court case over alleged breach of conditions imposed on his demonstration has been moved to horseferry road magistrate's court at 10am tomorrow morning, NOT marylebone as previously reported.
11-09-2006 19:34judge wright, when asked by barbara tucker's barrister why she was setting bail conditions that were unprecedented and 'unheard of', replied 'because i can'. today, the simple action of standing alone with a banner decrying blair's war-crimes has been criminalised not just in the designated zone, but even elsewhere, on penalty of imprisonment. this is way beyond even the original contentious socpa powers and marks a further sinister attack on protest.
11-09-2006 18:41Eviction within weeks if not days!
11-09-2006 17:09British Energy staff at Hunterston B Nuclear Power Station threatened with dismissal if they show support (refuse to cross picket lines) for official strike action by Balfour Kilpatrick electricians.
Sept 12th / 13th 2006
11-09-2006 17:08AN ENERGETIC expansion bid has been launched by the Titnore Woods campers at Worthing, West Sussex, with eviction still expected at any time. Urgently needed is more timber and polyprop rope (6mm is best) and tarpaulins for tree houses etc, plus, on a more mundane level, supplies of toilet paper and real coffee.
11-09-2006 16:54President Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have now been fingered in the softwood lumber money laundry.
Harper allowed a $500 Million dollar deal to go forward at the expense of all Canadian citizens.
11-09-2006 14:32Come along to the World's Development Movement free 'Water for Life' film screening on 27th September 12-1pm at the Cornerhouse Cinema, Oxford Street, Manchester. It will be an opportunity to meet to meet other activists and learn in a visual way about the global water crisis. There will also be an opportunity for discussion and questions at the end.