UK Newswire Archive
18-01-2007 06:08Freedom of Information Act 2000. NCADC asked for figures on self-harm in immigration detention for November 2006 under the following headings: 1) Number of individuals on formal self-harm at risk; 2) Number on incidents of self-harm requiring medical treatment; 3) Number of deaths if any.
18-01-2007 05:55Consider this recent exchange with Paul Adams, BBC News 24's Chief Diplomatic Correspondent:
Your online piece today is curious . You write:
"Tony Blair insists Britain must continue to show its willingness to launch military interventions for humanitarian purposes after he leaves office."
Why do you take at face value Tony Blair's argument that military interventions are "for humanitarian purposes"? Why did you not write, instead:
"...to launch military interventions for what he calls 'humanitarian purposes'..."?
18-01-2007 04:41The ‘Australian’ Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer, familiar to the local population as an American apologist, stooge and lackey, appears to have lost every vestige of a national identity as he strained today to defend the illegal detention by the criminal Bush regime of the Australian citizen, David Hicks. Mr. Downer’s muddled and professionally unqualified statements regarding the mental health of David Hicks, after five years detention in Guantanamo Bay concentration camp, only serve to highlight his personal dereliction of duty and his traitorous attitude to a foreign power.
18-01-2007 01:22The following text by Colonel Sam Gardiner (USAF, Retired) confirms our worst fears. The US is in an advanced state of readiness to wage war on Iran.
18-01-2007 01:08Several dozen service members joined peace activists today to call for an end to the war in Iraq, part of a nationwide effort that links a growing group of active-duty protesters to the peace movement.
17-01-2007 23:56Something must be done about the part recruitment ads on our buses play in the war effort
17-01-2007 23:13In flagrent contempt of best archaeological and ecological practice, a systematic campaign of tree felling, earth clearance and monument removal has begun at the Hill of Tara. This is even before the Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract for the M3 Motorway, through the Tara / Skryne Valley, has even been signed. Daily protests are taking place, every 7am in the morning at the Hill of Tara car park.
17-01-2007 22:20ANOTHER WAR ON TERROR ATROCITY:
U.S. Bombing of Somalia
DEMONSTRATION: Saturday 20th January
1pm-3pm Churchill Square, Brighton
17-01-2007 21:21in munich different places were raided by the police. Named as a reason was the call to blockade the airport Rostock-Laage published in several broshures and in the call for protests against the socalled security-conference [a privatelly organized sub-summit where politicians, weapons industrials and nato-generals harmonize their strategies,].
17-01-2007 20:31Southend 'Mayor' cancels F5 road widening at 'Prittlewell King' award celebrations
17-01-2007 20:10[Surprise, surprise, surprise! Actually the biggest surprise is that the Bush
Administration officials have allowed this report to be published.]
17-01-2007 14:58How political corruption and ineptitude affects everyone.
17-01-2007 14:42The disgraced 'ethnic' MP Keith Sleaze Vaz has had a quite hectic 24 hours in the media and Westminster spotlight. He is now part of an almost ubiquitous gang of India-capitalism-Right-linked spin operatives doing what Blair has been doing - promoting British commercial and related interests on the huge market for capitalism that is many [and the mainly westernised centres in the selected, northern and southern belt] states of India. Vaz hit the British PMQs this lunchtime. As he did Jon Snow on Channel 4 News last night. On the surface, on the issue of Shilpa Shetty being allegedly bullied and racistly attacked on Channel 4 CBBH. So who is reviving the career and the operation - of Sleaze Vaz. The resurfacing of the Slimy, Sleazy Vaz spells political and democratic disaster for most of the disenfranchised ethnicity-described people in the UK
17-01-2007 13:22The iron fist of McDonald Douglas protects the soft fist of McDonalds. Militarism represents the dark side of capitalism. We must resist normalization of war and militarization of foreign policy. Culture shock, critical thinking andlove for life and the future can change priorities and free us from fatalism, resignation, helpless-ness and the warrior cult, the bitter fruit of "failed states" (Noam Chomsky).
17-01-2007 12:30Press Release from IDAHO UK concerning the yearly event on May 17th...(Given the news about the EU far right MEP's we need more than a day, we need everyday....