UK Newswire Archive
19-06-2008 12:55Police Brutality of Iranian Refugee
19-06-2008 12:49Evidence that the NHS and Department of Health are colluding with private concerns to undertake a database of personal information on the health (and more) of 500,000 people in the UK. Not only do they want access to medical records, they are seeking to perform "tests" on those approached.
19-06-2008 12:04In a London hospital Mahmoud Abu Rideh lies in a critical condition from a hunger strike against the Control Order conditions which he has lived under for more than three years. Following an attempt on his life more than a month ago, he has been refusing food, and much of the time even ice cubes or water for 31 days. Wheelchair-bound, he is now coughing and excreting blood. Disillusioned with the injustice he has encountered in Britain, all Mr Abu Rideh requests is allowance to leave the UK and be deported to Syria, or for his Control Order to be lifted.
The conference will take place from 10.30am at Northumbria Student Union (near Haymarket), and at the Trade Union Education Centre next door.
19-06-2008 00:06Over the past week and a half, an unprecedented political crackdown has been enacted in advance of a series of economic summits around the country. Despite this, the brave workers of Kamagasaki stood up against the stiff security environment in riots against the brutal beating of a day laborer over the past five days. The twin situations of repression and revolt deserve to be examined in more detail.
How to covertly train paramilitaries, censor the press, ban unions, employ terrorists, conduct warrantless searches, suspend habeas corpus, conceal breaches of the Geneva Convention and make the population love it.
18-06-2008 20:42I wonder if Israel's strikes on Gaza today, minutes before the Government announced to the international media that it had 'accepted the truce', were supposed to be the act of provocation which undid the deal.
18-06-2008 20:34For more information: http://www.shac7.com/andy
18-06-2008 20:27Nazi threat to Reverend and the Makers
Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of people in Kenya. One of the hardest hit communities is the Masai. Up to 80 percent of those living in Magadi, in southern Kenya, have lost their cattle due to drought, which is becoming more frequent as a result of global warming.
18-06-2008 16:19protest against renewed military invasion of zapatista communities June 4th caracol of la garrucha
18-06-2008 16:11Late on Sunday 15th June, G4S (Group 4 Security) depot in Portland Square, Bristol, was attacked by dedicated individuals. 3 vehicles were beaten up with sledgehammers in revenge for the beatings G4S give out to innocent migrants every day, in the course of their 'business'
18-06-2008 15:43Benefit gig with proceeds being split between the upcoming Bristol Anarchist Bookfair and the Bath Bomb.
18-06-2008 14:47Although bailiffs may be on their way Bowl Court Social Centre is still running with events planned for every night this week. If you would like to get involved in the space or propose an event why not email firstname.lastname@example.org, pop in for a cuppa or come to our regular monday night meetings from 7pm onwards. Keep updated at http://bowlcourt.wordpress.com.