UK Newswire Archive
30-08-2007 06:48Britain: Brown rules out Iraq troop withdrawal as top general speaks of a “generation of conflict”
As tensions continue within political and military circles over Britain’s role in Iraq, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made clear that he will not bow to calls for a troop withdrawal.
29-08-2007 23:38In his second foreign policy speech in less than a week, President Bush Tuesday portrayed the ongoing US military occupation in Iraq as part of a broader regional struggle to defend vital US interests against “radicals and extremists.”
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29-08-2007 20:56The racist Labour government is going ahead with its 'charter flight' to DRCongo depsite evidence that people deported from Britain on a similar flight in February 2007, were raped and tortured. In addition, 1,200 people are dying every day in DRC and 163,000 have fled their homes in eatsern DCC since January 2007. It has also been recently revealed that people deported from Britain to Sri Lanka have also been tortured and killed.
29-08-2007 20:52There will be an organising meeting on 8 September at the Friends Meeting House (Quaker House), 6 Mount Street, Manchester, from 12pm to 2pm. All individuals and organisations are invited to this meeting to organise actions in defence of asylum seekers refugees and all immigrants. Everyone is welcome. Bring ideas and a willingness to take an active part.
29-08-2007 20:49There will be another protest and anti-deportation campaign stall at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, from 12pm. All campaigns and organisations are invited. Defend all asylum seekers! No to deportations!
29-08-2007 20:27General Strike 9-11-07 + march on Washington DC 9-15-07
29-08-2007 19:52On Sat 22nd Sept No Borders has called for a transnational day of action and is calling a demo at Tinsley "House" immigration detention centre at Gatwick. The meeting on Monday, from 6.30pm at the T&G in Holborn, is to discuss mobilising people in London for this demo.
29-08-2007 18:16Interesting article on the BBC about how the police lie about crowd sizes on demos. Prompted by the 60,000 / 10,000 disparity between organisers and police estimates for the size of the Stop the War demo in Feb, the beeb asked the Met how they came up with their figure.
29-08-2007 17:236pm update:
29-08-2007 15:43Goverment to reveal new energy plans which involve the continuation and growth of nuclear reactors as main power source.
29-08-2007 15:18The UK Government is using up assumption based propaganda so Ken Livingstone and the CBI can promote Crossrail, a rail scheme that will benefit the City and Canary Wharf by linking it to each other and Heathrow. The ostensibly highly wealthy and successful City wants taxpayers and the public to fund the cost of £30 billion plus operational costs and interest payments for a rail scheme that the city needs. Crossrail is presently going through Parliament and because the public have started to ask for proof of its supposed benefits, costs and the burden of taxpayers. Rogue media like the Financial Crimes, Guardian of the Establishment, the British Bullshit Corporation and ITN are involved in propaganda to promote it.
29-08-2007 15:05A London based group supporting Guantanamo Bay torture camp internees has discovered serious racist abuse being carried out inside at least one UK prison. This life-threatening violence is directed against Muslims whom many believe have been wrongfully imprisoned to help justify the illegal 'War on Terror' and set up by the Metropolitan Police and MI6. There has be no coverage of these very serious racist incidents in any of the UKs National Press and no prosecution of the racists.
29-08-2007 14:40Dogs4us are planning on opening a new superstore in Bramley in early May.