UK Newswire Archive
23-11-2007 12:03The government has now given the go ahead for a new third runway next to Heathrow airpirt which will destroy the villages of Sipson and Harmondsworth and cover many acres of open space.
23-11-2007 12:00Goldsmiths College London students staged various actions yesterday in support of Stop the War's student day of action against war with Iran.
23-11-2007 10:58This has got to be the issue that really makes the public think seriously about the health benefits of not eating meat & hopefully stop the subsidy of meat industry & to support health & the environment
23-11-2007 09:04Institutionally unwilling to consider America’s responsibility for the bloodbath, the traditional media have refused to acknowledge the massive number of Iraqis killed since the invasion.
23-11-2007 02:53The Bush administration is turning Iraq into a test tube for modern techniques of repression, from sophisticated biometrics that track populations to devastating weapons systems that combine night-vision optics from drone aircraft, heat resonance imaging and deadly firepower from the sky to kill suspected insurgents. The harsh repression surrounding the “surge” has drawn far less U.S. press attention. The grim reality, however, is that an increasingly desperate American military has stepped up its indiscriminate killing and jailing of Iraqis, especially “military-age males” or MAMS.
23-11-2007 02:35By firing radioactive ammunition, the U.S., U.K., and Israel may have triggered a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East that, over time, will prove deadlier than the U.S. atomic bombing of Japan.
So much ammunition containing depleted uranium(DU) has been fired, asserts nuclear authority Leuren Moret, "The genetic future of the Iraqi people for the most part, is destroyed."
23-11-2007 00:47The film is the third and final version of the most downloaded and watched movie in Internet history.
23-11-2007 00:38A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
22-11-2007 23:01Nottingham University Palestinian Society presents:
'Peace and Apartheid: Israel's 'peace process' from the Quartet to One Million Voices', by Ben White
December 5th, 6.30pm
22-11-2007 22:52Robert Kennedy was investigating the CIA and the Cuban- and Italian-American mafias in relation to his brother’s assassination.
22-11-2007 22:07Route Irish, a new Irish documentary, was made from a comprehensive archive of material filmed by a loose network of political activists between 2002 and 2006 and is a vérite documentation of the emergence between 2002 and 2004 of a broad popular opposition in Ireland to the US military use of Shannon Airport in the buildup to, invasion of, and occupation of Iraq.
22-11-2007 20:10Jahongir Sidikov is being held in Harmondswoth Detention Centre and faces forceful deportation to Uzbekistan where he faces prison, torture and death. Craig Murray has written about his case here: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/11/386193.html and below is a repost from Areopagitica with some more background information.
22-11-2007 20:05Leave the Oil in the Soil: Yasuni, ITT, the Huaorani people and the Amazon.
There is a potentially radical process unfolding - keep the oil in the soil:
22-11-2007 15:34Look, families are threatened with arrest for not agreeing
to cause neurological damage to their children. The cause
for why their children are not in school, is not the parents
fault, but the unlawful decision by the health authority to
not allow the children in school.