UK Newswire Archive
10-04-2007 22:16A pilot scheme involving lie-detecting technology is to be used to screen benefit claimants in Harrow
10-04-2007 22:15Live Earth Concerts UK Wembley London Madonna Climate Change Al GoreClimate change is possibly the single biggest threat to life on Earth at the moment, and something really substantial is needed to tackle the problem once and for all, so thank God that scientists have finally found the cure - it's Razorlight.
We'll be celebrating publication by hosting the weekly vegan cafe at Kebele social centre ( http://www.kebelecoop.org) on Sunday 15 April, from 6pm. At 7.30pm we'll be showing the excellent film "The day the country died - a history of anarcho-punk 1980-84" during which you can relive your youth, or find out what your parents were up to!
An impressive number of groups in Germany and outside is currently preparing to effectively blockade the G8 summit this June. At least they will try to, they are, of course countered by a large police force that will try and stop them.
At various info-nights about these mobilisation efforts held in the Netherlands, you often hear people voicing doubts about the use of blockades. It is sometimes claimed that they be “useless”, “a ritual” and that “summits are only symbols”. Below you will find eight good reasons for taking part in the blockades and help making them successful.
10-04-2007 19:07More than 50,000 immigrants and immigrant rights advocates filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, April 7, 2007, to rally support for fair legislation for immigrants; and to protest against the recent White House plan that will further restrict the rights of immigrants across America. The March and rally was one of the largest in recent months and it further demonstrated the growing momentum of the immigration rights movement.
10-04-2007 18:30Even if a reduction of greenhouse gases cannot reverse the climate warming, a national reduction would still delay this, irrrespective of what happens in other countries.
10-04-2007 18:07Dalston activists spent Easter getting busy with some creative modifications to official signage which promotes the shiny happy future of the area imagined by developers, London Transport and the Mayors of Hackney and London.
10-04-2007 17:56Let's go with another dirty trick...
10-04-2007 17:40"Land & Fire" is being shown in Foyles Gallery in central London from Apr 6-22nd. Composed of fables, photography, poetry and maps, the exhibition uncovers London's oil footprint in the Caucasus and Turkey. Shown in London because of this city's role in building the pipeline on paper & hard-drives, the exhibit contains images & responses from the communities alongside BP's controversial Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.
10-04-2007 16:49[Name removed as requested by subject] a national of Kenya and her husband were forced to leave Kenya in 1990 as her husband was Ugandan and at the time Ugandans were being persecuted in Kenya. [Name removed] and her husband fled to Swaziland. Unfortunately [name removed]'s husband passed away. The Swaziland Authorities started making life very difficult for [Name removed] to carry on working there. She left for the UK in 2003 hoping to be able to work and provide for herself.
[PICTURE AND SAMPLE LETTERS REMOVED AS REQUESTED BY SUBJECT]
10-04-2007 15:13Please FWD widely >>>
10-04-2007 15:07Fortnightly refuse collections, aside from the implications for public health, are proving highly unpopular with local residents. The Council elections in May, provide the opportunity to kick out the arrogant councillors who are pushing fortnightly waste collection and putting at risk public health.
Ukraine, April 10, 2007
10-04-2007 12:52The Sling is the only complete manual on this ancient weapon. It shows how to make slings and how to use them. Six different slinging techniques are taught in illustrated detail. You'll find information on ammunition (from stores to Molotov cocktails) and practical uses for the sling, including a section on modern guerrilla warfare.
10-04-2007 12:01Anti-racist activists from NWASDG and Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! will be holding another anti-deportation protest and stall on Saturday 14 April from 12.00pm on Market Street in Manchester city centre.
10-04-2007 10:11The South African state is trying to smash the shackdwellers movement. They are highly militant and have done a lot of great things since they started about 2 years ago. Now 5 of the comrades are in prison on trumped up charges of murder. They stand to spend 2 years awaiting trial in one of the most horrible prisons in South Africa. If comrades in different countries could fax the South African embassies in your country, calling for the release of the Kennedy 5, this might help. Also, the committee has included an email address of someone in the unit that investigates the police (ICD) and are calling for emails to him.