UK Newswire Archive
14-03-2007 22:19This week 2 TCAR families who have both been living in Newcastle for over 5 years were facing deportation. Joy and her daughter had received notification that they would be deported to Jamaica on Wednesday 14th March, despite a pending citizenship claim by her daughter, and Nurhayet and her family, held in Yarls Wood detention centre, had received fresh removal directions for Thursday 15th March, despite their fresh claim. After a massive campaign to the press, local MPs and the Home Office, and the second emergency demonstration outside Government Offices North East in a week, both families are for the time being out of danger.
14-03-2007 21:04For the 11th International Day Against Police Brutality (IDAPB), there will be demonstrations and other events in Montreal, Trois-Rivieres, Toronto, Belleville (Ontario), Halifax, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Whitehorse (Yukon) and in Mexico.
Meet at the Chinese Arch, Nelson Street, Liverpool
"We aren't blocking traffic, we are traffic"
14-03-2007 19:27A 15-year-old boy has been shot with a Taser gun during a police raid in Moss side Manchester.
14-03-2007 19:11WOMEN AND MEN ALL OVER THE WORLD SUPPORT THE DEMANDS OF THE WOMEN OF OAXACA
14-03-2007 18:54Individuals and groups from across the country today denounced Trident as illegal and immoral and called for disarmament of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction in concurrent demonstrations at Faslane Naval Base, Scottish Parliament and Parliament Square. Four people were arrested after blocking the entrance to Faslane, where Trident nuclear weapons are based, while five were arrested after unfurling a banner which read “Whatever They Vote Trident is Still Wrong” on the Scottish Parliament building, and ten people have blockaded Parliament Square.
14-03-2007 18:50Climate change is natural and has been happening since the Earth began
14-03-2007 18:28By Nicola Nasser*
Fulfilling a 60-year old Israeli dream and an American unwavering strategy, the 22-member League of Arab states are now in consensus on a potentially groundbreaking Arab Peace Initiative (API).
14-03-2007 18:08Brothers and Sisters, Iranians, Americans and peoples from around the world,
the American-Iranian Friendship Committee (AIFC) calls upon you to join us
this March 17th, show determination, resilience and unity to stop the war in
Iraq and deter the establishment from starting another war.
14-03-2007 16:52A half page spin-defuse to forward to your MPs REALLY, QUITE FAST . . . .
THE GIST. But from ***(*).
14-03-2007 15:57Very little of the detail appearing in the media about the recent unexplained disappearance of a top Iranian general, Brigadier General Ali Reza Asgari, including his age, can be taken at face value. But all the accounts point to the involvement of the US, Israeli and/or other Western intelligence agencies in the defection or abduction of Asgari, a former deputy defence minister, who is currently being interrogated or tortured to obtain Iranian defence secrets.
14-03-2007 15:53There will be an Anti War march this Saturday to mark the 4th aniversary of the war in Iraq, called by Oxford Stop the War Coalition and Oxford CND. Assemble Manzil Way 12.30
14-03-2007 15:40On March 8, Channel 4 screened The Great Global Warming Swindle, a
documentary that branded as a lie the scientific consensus that man-made
greenhouse gasses are primarily responsible for climate change.
14-03-2007 15:17Fuck Bush! Fuck North America! Fuck Lula da Silva! The poors in Brazil will arise and do the revolution! With no powers, no liders, no governments, no laws, no constitucions!
14-03-2007 14:52Around a hundred Nottingham residents are planning to travel to Scotland at the end of the month to demonstrate against the replacement of Britain's Trident Nuclear Weapons. Their protest will form a part of the yearlong Faslane 365 blockade of the site.