Skip to content or view screen version

UK Newswire Archive

Full article

Hunger strikers near death in "guantanamo north"- canada

06-02-2007 03:43

please take any action you can against the Canadian embassy / consulate in support of these men who are hunger stiking for basic conditons such as medical care and are illegally detained. They are on their third hunger strike and one is on day 74 of his strike.. the call out is for wednesday but if this is to soon do something when you can!

Full article

The Mississippi Gulf Coast after hurricane katrina in 2005.

06-02-2007 03:29

NYC HPD Inspectors Alfred Benway CPM2/Fire Inspector and Bernard Marshall CPM2/Architect inspecting structures on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after hurricane katrina hit in 2005.

Full article | 4 comments

Who speaks for Jews in Britain?

06-02-2007 02:55

Anguish turns to outrage when the human rights of a population under occupation are repeatedly violated in the name of the Jewish people.

Full article | 1 comment

Top Ten Richest Royals

06-02-2007 00:51

There are 44 active monarchies in the world. Unlike some others, these kings, queens, sheikhs and sultans have kept their heads and their not-so-hard-earned cash intact.

Full article

David North addresses public meeting in Sydney on political implications of Iraq

06-02-2007 00:14

Another ominous sign of preparations
“The speakers explained the way that propaganda can influence people. What you hear in the media often doesn’t make sense. Like the war in Iraq. What’s the real reason for it? It’s about oil. Another example is September 11. The real reason for it has never been told. The meeting went through the way that authorities can manipulate laws and use them against their own people to achieve their aims.”

Full article | 2 additions | 1 comment

The “War against Terror” is a War against the People

06-02-2007 00:12

In this interview recorded by Swiss journalist Silvia Cattori in November 2005 - more than six months before the war launched against Lebanon by Israeli army in summer 2006 – Youssef Aschkar was warning that the destabilization of Lebanon, Syria and Iran was under way, and that Lebanon was the country most threatened and most vulnerable to the Israeli menace. In the light of the recent developments in the region, the accuracy of his analysis appears impressive and almost prophetic.

Full article

Eyewitness Lebanon: Caoimhe Butterly Speaks Out at SOAS

05-02-2007 23:56

Eye Witness Lebanon
Conversations with
Caoimhe Butterly

Solidarity and anti-war activist who has lived with communities of
resistance in Iraq, Lebanon Palestine and Mexico

Talks about her experiences and struggles during the recent war in
Lebanon and reports on the current humanitarian situation in the south

Full article | 5 comments

Is Searchlight not telling us something?

05-02-2007 21:42

Having just read the latest issue of Searchlight I am surprised to see an obituary for UVF man David Ervine.

Not only an obituary but a glowing one at that.

Full article | 4 comments

Demonstration against Crossrail hole Bill backer mayor Ken Livingstone

05-02-2007 21:07

Ken Livingstone is no longer hiding his craze for power. the more he gets it, the more abusive he is to the people. Amazing to note that Tony Blair who is behind the surge to give Livingstone even more power. was the one who had said that Livingstone would be a disaster for London !

Full article | 3 comments

Intense Animal Farming Costs Tax Payers and Environment

05-02-2007 19:03

Factory Farming and H5N1 virus.

Support for farming where vegetable products are for human consumption.

Full article

Noam Chomsky in Dublin 2006

05-02-2007 18:07

Chomsky came to a private meeting with anarchists and activists in Dublin during 2006. He spoke about anarchism, the Spanish Civil War and Vietnam among other topics. This is the audio track of a 3 camera shoot.

Full article | 1 addition


05-02-2007 17:51


Sunday 11 February at Callaghans (opposite the Castle)
Tickets: £7 on the door. £5 concessions or in advance from Oyster Clothing, Castle Arcade. All profits go to the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

Full article | 1 comment

AUSTRALIA: The importance of being alert

05-02-2007 17:17

Wars of aggression be alarmed!

Full article

Lydd Airport consultation period-pls send objections!

05-02-2007 16:58

Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh, Kent has recently submitted plans to expandto 2 mill pax per year and a runway extention to allow 737 type jets.
It's just 2 miles from Dungeness A & B Nuke stations and surrounded by nature reserves (RSPB) and SSSI'. There is a Primary School just 500 mtrs from end of runway and MoD firing ranges in the area.

Full article | 2 additions | 2 comments

UK Telegraph Reveals Brit Terrorist Ops in Iraq

05-02-2007 16:16

It is interesting the, “Lord” Conrad Black’s online version of a neocon newspaper, would publish a story admitting that the Joint Support Group, described as “a cell from a small and anonymous British Army unit,” manages “covert human intelligence sources or agents,” including double agents, that is to say the Brits are engaged in terrorist operations, as long suspected.

Full article | 1 addition

Thousands protest against NATO summit in Seville

05-02-2007 15:17

anti-NATO protest in Seville
Protesters attend a demonstration against NATO in central Seville February 4, 2007. The NATO defence ministers' meeting will be held in Seville from February 8-9. The sign reads, '(Referring to NATO) They shall not pass; Troops back home, NATO no. Bases Out; With the people's resistance against imperialism'.

Full article

Last Word on The Lancet Controversy

05-02-2007 14:43

The British Medical Journal The Lancet has finally confirmed the findings of the study it published August 31, 2006, Human Rights and Other Criminal Violations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: A Random Survey of Households. The survey documented what grassroots groups and independent human rights organizations had been saying for over two years: that Haiti's Interim Government and its paramilitary allies had been waging a war on Haiti's pro-democracy movement.

Full article | 6 comments

Death Squad to be based in London

05-02-2007 13:19

A SAS death squad is to be established in London - see the following article.

How long before they start the killings? And how long before other big cities get their own death squads?

Full article

Chagos Islanders' High Court Appeal Hearing against UK Govt starts TODAY

05-02-2007 13:05

The case for the appeal by the UK government of the High Court victory by the Chagossians last May against the UK about their right to return to their Chagos Island home commences today (Monday February 5th) at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, Central London, starting at 10.30am.

Full article

New strongman to be appointed in Iraq.

05-02-2007 12:58

After the failed assault on Baghdad.