UK Newswire Archive
17-02-2007 21:15Urgent support is needed for a lesbian woman seeking asylum from homophobic persecution: Ms Tilli Latifa who has been detained in Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre for almost nine months faces removal to Tunisia on Tuesday 20 February. Please support her by writing immediately to Immigration Minister Liam Byrne urging that she be allowed to stay (see below for details).
17-02-2007 20:16A number of DR Congolese individuals/families have been detained over the last few days. They all have the same removal directions...
17-02-2007 19:06Two bombings this week in Zahedan in southeastern Iran are the latest in a series of incidents involving armed opposition groups based among the country’s ethnic minorities. The most recent attacks again raise questions about the activities of the US military and CIA inside Iran as the Bush administration intensifies its preparations for war.
17-02-2007 18:19Activists involved in struggles against detention centres arrived in Reading yesterday to say hello to our friends at ‘Global Expertise in Outsourcing’ (The GEO Group), who last year were awarded the contract to run Campsfield Immigration Removal Centre in Kidlington.
17-02-2007 16:51CAMPAIGNERS marched on Worthing Police Station in West Sussex today (Saturday February 17) to protest at intimidation of volunteers manning support stalls for the Titnore Woods camp.
17-02-2007 16:15Destruction of roosting and breeding grounds, assault, endangerment of life and a High Court Injunction to prevent anybody photographing the perpetrators.
But Memory, Dignity and Struggle continue
17-02-2007 14:27The Venezuelan government speeded up its nationalisation process
17-02-2007 14:13On Feb 9th 2007 the Bolivian government nationalised a tin smelter plant owned by the Swiss multinational company Glencore AG
17-02-2007 13:44Benefit night to raise money for grassroots anti-war initiatives, Disarm DSEi and Faslane 365 Live music, poets and activist video.
17-02-2007 13:38Sick of the whole nuclear hypocracy?
17-02-2007 12:13WAKE UP!! WAKE UP!! IT'S YER S.W.A.L.K...
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17-02-2007 11:03Taking into account the false notes struck by the anonymous officials, the damaging admissions they made and the absence of information they needed to make a case, the briefing appears to have been a serious setback to the administration's propaganda campaign. It will certainly haunt administration officials trying to convince Congress to support its increased aggressiveness toward Iran.
17-02-2007 10:59A court in Zimbabwe is hearing the request of Equatorial Guinea to extradite the British mercenary and ex-SAS man Simon Mann
17-02-2007 10:51Those pulling the strings and doling out the money to the Opddic have economic interests in the jungle’s natural resources; such as, precious woods (mainly mahogany and cedar), water (for generating electricity and bottling), oil and other minerals, ecotourism business opportunities and biodiversity.
17-02-2007 08:40Trees along the proposed LNG pipeline in Wales are being chopped at this moment, the imediate damage is the width of a motorway cutting a swathe through the Welsh countryside 200 miles long, then theres also "the not so imediate damage" that is occuring with our use of these fosil fuels and the affect they have on CLIMATE CHANGE!
17-02-2007 06:01Rackmanism and why the UK is the worst place for child neglect in rich societies. A foretaste of how the Home Office would like to commission housing services for separated children seeking asylum.