UK Newswire Archive
04-02-2002 19:52The U$ plans an Orwellian perpetual war- what you can do to stop them
04-02-2002 19:40Two reporters of IMC have been arrested while covering protests
04-02-2002 19:12STOP TUBE PRIVATISATION
Protest at the London Underground Board meeting
Thursday 7 February
55 Broadway SW1 (St James Park Tube)
04-02-2002 18:12Hackney's plan to cut 20 per cent of its FREEDOM PASSES is blatantly unfair. “We are calling on everyone affected or concerned by these cuts to come to an open meeting on Monday, 18th February,2002 at 6pm in Chats Palace, Chatsworth Road, E5, to discuss various challenges to this policy,” said a member of the Save Hackney Disabled People’s FREEDOM PASS campaign.
04-02-2002 16:53From the crowing of the local councillors one would think that some amazing victory had been won, that a landmark judgement had been handed down by Solomon. Had that been the case, why crow over a victory over the local community? The truth was somewhat different: the judge made no ruling as the case was not placed before him, the case was settled out of court, with a minor victory to the local community, and as for the £20,000 costs an entirely fictitious figure to make it look as though the councillors had achieved something.
04-02-2002 15:45Aerial photo showning is Devonport docks, site of recent protests against the arrival of a Trident nukiller submarine.
04-02-2002 13:49Last week the Government announced the locations of it's latest round of genetically modified(GM) crop Farm Scale Trials (FSTs)
04-02-2002 13:16Finland leads the world in environmental sustainability, according to a 142-nation study released today at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, held this year in New York. The study ranks the United States 51st. The United Kingdom is an appalling 98th. The worst 'developed' country by far.
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04-02-2002 11:08Allafrica.com produces excellent coverage of US terrorist attacks on one of the world's poorest countries.
04-02-2002 10:58CLERGYMEN are planning to force sheriffs to send them to jail as part of a new wave of direct action against the Faslane nuclear base on the Clyde.
04-02-2002 04:12Native American Shirley Kermali is in a Portland, Maine prison. Why? She has no birth certificate! Born illegitimately in the Virgin Islands, unregistered, brought up by foster parents in Trinidad, fled to the USA after being sexually abused, married to a Black Foot, she went to Canada to buy bibles and was refused reentry. Read on.
04-02-2002 04:03What do Socrates, Tom Paine, Martin Luter King, Jr., John Nash. Ronald Reagan and Shirley Kermali, a Black Foot native American, have in common? World citizenship!
04-02-2002 02:52WEF Update: Police Aggression Designed to Undercut Peaceful Protests
Kathy Rosenfeld/Chicago Indymedia
04-02-2002 02:05PLain txt articles, disabled peoples direect action network (DAN) take on Birmingham City Council leaders to demand the promised centre for independent living run and controlled by disabled people.
04-02-2002 01:56According to the mainstream media the anti-globalisation movement collapsed with the World Trade Centre on September 11th. But on Saturday 2nd Feb, 15-20,000 peaceful protesters marching on the WEF meeting in New York, demonstrated that the movement in America is alive and kicking.