UK Newswire Archive
05-09-2007 19:48There are more than 4 million Iraqi refugees and more than 1 million dead. Seventy percent of Iraqi children are not in school. Yet these reports and statistics do not begin to tell the story of destruction and violence caused by the U.S. occupation.
05-09-2007 19:48Liverpool's only place for radical film screenings, Free Screen @ The Liverpool Social Centre, 96 Bold Street Liverpool is launching its autumn program this September 23rd at 7pm.
05-09-2007 19:35Puyo, Ecuador
Gloria Ushigua and Rosa Gualinga, two indigenous leaders, were attacked on Sunday August 26, after months of receiving death threats for their efforts to protect the territory of the Zapara people in the Ecuadorian Amazon. They were beaten until unconscious, thrown in the trunk of a car, and later, apparently, left for dead.
05-09-2007 19:11Brazil wants to invest in nuclear energy: new mines and new power plants. But they do not ask the indigenous peoples. This is a documentary - DVD - about the Guarani Mbyá who as to live with two nuclear power plants on their land.
05-09-2007 17:05A film of recent Tara activity from an activist recently returned-WATCH IT NOW.
05-09-2007 15:55The RMT has claimed victory over jobs and pensions defence following a solid strike of Metronet engineers.
05-09-2007 15:50As we go to press it is reported that the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has suspended the strike action taken by some 2,300 London Underground maintenance workers. The planned 72-hour strike began at 1800 hours on Monday in a dispute over jobs and pension rights following the collapse of rail maintenance company Metronet.
05-09-2007 15:15The 11th issue of West Wales' very own alternative magazine is out now.
05-09-2007 10:16Israel intends to grant citizenship to several hundred refugees from Darfur who are currently in the country
05-09-2007 08:49The camp is coming closer. :)
We invite all people who want to get be involved /are involved allready
to another meeting to plan the camp:
05-09-2007 08:12Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group Press Release:
Brighton Volunteers to Help Build School in Palestine
For more info tel. 07845039980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
05-09-2007 07:26Many people in the antiwar movement try to reassure themselves: Bush cannot possibly attack Iran. He does not have the means to do so, or, perhaps, even he is not foolish enough to engage in such an enterprise. Various particular reasons are put forward, such as: If he attacks, the Shiites in Iraq will cut the US supply lines. If he attacks, the Iranians will block the Straits of Ormuz or will unleash dormant terrorist networks worldwide. Russia won't allow such an attack. China won't allow it -- they will dump the dollar. The Arab world will explode.
05-09-2007 06:48Two pensioners this morning spent over two hours inside RNAD Coulport, where Britain's Trident nuclear warheads are stored. Joan Meredith, who will be 78 next week, and Irene Willis, 62, entered Coulport shortly after midnight and were only arrested at 0230 when they approached police on the main gate from the inside.
04-09-2007 23:12The case of Pegah Emambakhsh has revealed that Europe has abandoned a long time ago the road of the respect for human rights. The fear for the fight between the different culture and the suspiciousness towards the others has slowly sunk our civilisation in a cultural and social swamp. People see enemies everywhere. The values of the freedom have been replaced from those - ambiguous and dangerous - of the security.