UK Newswire Archive
16-11-2006 01:20After a rail and truck run of 58 hours through France and Germany another load of returning German nuclear waste has reached a storage hall in the northern village of Gorleben. The tenth consignment was protested and delayed many times in both countries by anti-nuclear activists and guarded by 16,000 German police with horses, dogs, helicopters and water cannon.
15-11-2006 22:25Rising Sea - Heat - and GROWING DESERTS.
15-11-2006 21:49Despite lots of bluff and bluster, police finally left the site today! more support is needed to keep the protest site going!
15-11-2006 21:45STOP THE KILLINGS & PERSECUTION OF TRADE UNIONISTS, STUDENTS AND OPPOSITION POLITICIANS
15-11-2006 21:33EDO is a Brighton based factory , US owned, making components for use in Iraq and Palestine.
The unmanned drones which, EDO manufacture components for, have been used in the massacre in Beit Hanoun over the past weeks
15-11-2006 21:09While the British Metropolitan police were quick to raid Safa Einollahi's house and suspect him for "terrorist" activities, or shoot Jean-Charles Menendez, the innocent Brazilian, five times in the head, they seem to be some what more lethargic in moving against the real threats against this country.
News posted on gay.com -Nov 15th...
15-11-2006 14:29A number of activists have occupied the keep of cardiff castle.
15-11-2006 10:47The overwhelming popular opposition to the Iraq war manifested in the US elections and the resulting weakening of the Bush administration have raised concerns in Britain’s ruling circles. There is fear that the anti-war and anti-Bush vote in America might become a catalyst for popular opposition in Britain to the crisis-ridden Blair government and its policies of war abroad and attacks on working class living standards and democratic rights at home.
15-11-2006 09:00A new TV station, Al-Jazeera in English, is set to finally begin broadcasting today. It was originally due to launch in 2005 and the service will initially provide just twelve hours coverage each day but is expected to switch to 24/7 hour service in the new year.
15-11-2006 04:24Not too long ago Rupert Murdock would have trounced anyone in his media group for letting the ‘cat out of the bag’ (stating plain truth). It was therefore with jaw-dropping amazement that a local Australian audience listened to Murdock plainly state that we should not allow a particular administration to affect our attitude to the United States. “Administrations come and go”, he said, inferring REAL POWER, which Murdock represents, continues unaffected by the whims of democratic process!
15-11-2006 03:58North West Region UAF together with Blackpool Fylde and Wyre TUC have called a demonstration against the British National Party holding their badly-named Annual Conference in Blackpool.
15-11-2006 01:18Officials from the TGWU, Amicus and the GMB are backing the Jaguar car company rather than their own members in a pay dispute!
15-11-2006 00:54Massacre in Chiapas: Six Women, Three Men, Two Children, Assassinated in Montes Azules
mexico for a holiday, drugs and rockanroll, WHO is behind all this? for how long?
14-11-2006 23:58the pipeline protestors at trebanos in south wales have been told they are to be evicted from their home (inside the approx. 5ft diameter pipe) at 8 o'clock tommorrow morning (wednesday morning!)
14-11-2006 18:39Please FWD this callout!
- OAXACA SOLIDARITY PROTEST IN LONDON - END THE REPRESSION!
- MONDAY 20TH NOVEMBER*
- 6PM OUTSIDE MEXICAN EMBASSY, 16 ST GEORGE ST, HANNOVER SQ, W1S 1LX
14-11-2006 17:31On Monday 30th October their was a demonstration outside the Mexican embassy, on george street central london, against the appalling atrocities being perpetrated in Oaxaca. See www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2006/11/355029.html, www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2006/10/354689.html and http://chiapas.indymedia.org for information and reports about the brutal repression.