UK Newswire Archive
14-02-2002 11:57Personal Statement of Rosemary Katzen, arrested British falun gong practitioner, prior to her journey to Tiananmen Square (article 1)
14-02-2002 11:424 British Falun Gong human rights protesters arrested during massive police raid on tourist hotel in Beijing. Ten others arrested in hotel adn 20 more in Tiananmen Square this morning. (article 1)
14-02-2002 11:41100 people, 30 arrested. Bush marries Blair, activist in a Saab pulls a handbraker in front of gate, Royal Navy van blocked.
14-02-2002 05:07"Instead, this is a war against regimes the US dislikes: a war for
heightened US global hegemony and the "full spectrum dominance" the
Pentagon has been working to entrench since the end of the cold
war.....No previous military empire - from the Roman to the British -
had anything like this preponderance, let alone America's global
14-02-2002 02:51Chronicle & Echo Parent Company Makes Another Bid To Own 96% Of All The Newspaper Market In Northamptonshire. Case now refered to the Competitions Commission
Saturday, 2nd of March
1pm, Hyde Park, London
13-02-2002 23:12Students vote for democracy.
13-02-2002 21:29I think this scenario is probably valid in every town. I'm hoping to get this published in print - at the precious few gigs there are still happening here.
13-02-2002 20:43Nobel Peace Prize winner (and mass murderer) Henry Kissinger is coming to Cork on the 27 February at UCC from 8.00am to 1.00pm.
13-02-2002 20:06400 students occupy Heslington Hall - the admin centre of York University in protest at cutbacks compromising the safety of students on campus.
13-02-2002 19:07I'm a student at Cambridge University. We've got a building that houses a big debating society thing. It's kind of posh but it's got some interesting debates.
We had this debate entitled "This House Believes that Free Market Capitalism is Responsible for Continuing Global Poverty". The motion won by 91 votes to 61 ( + abstentions).
Join the People's March
Sat. 23rd Feb
11:30am at Whit & Tank Hospital
Since October McDonalds workers in Paris have been on strike for the reinstatement of five of their colleagues, who were accused of theft by the bosses. It was obviously a coincidence that the five workers sacked were candidates for the "élections professionnelles", a kind of works council. A support committee was quickly formed to help the young strikers... (article 1)
Hundreds of people from all over the UK and beyond have been blockading Faslane nuclear base from 7 this on munday morrning. Using their bodies and a variety of fancy and hardy lock-ons.
13-02-2002 13:12Here some information about the 4 student activists who were arrested in Sevilla. The university of Sevilla also excluded 6 student activists from the university. In June thousands of students from across Europe will fill the streets of Sevilla...