UK Newswire Archive
06-07-2008 20:52*Join the Global Day of Action against one of the oldest and largest private equity firms in the world: KKR (Kohlberg, Kravitz and Roberts)* *Thursday July 17 1PM Trafalgar Square, under the lions*
On Thursday 17 July 2008, thousands of trade unions, community organisations, environmentalists, workers and activists will be taking part in a global day of action against KKR - actions are planned in 100 cities in 25 countries.
06-07-2008 19:55as most are aware the 7th-9th July sees the G8 meeting for another round of bollocks by Lake Toya in Hokkaido, Japan. To coincide with this Bowl Court Social Centre brings you film and info nights....
06-07-2008 19:27Was told after the demo that this had also been a Freedom to Protest action. Which suited quite well, given the amount of harassment given by police to all present, from the start. It feels like the objective is to discourage people from being politically active by simply giving us an unbearable hard time.
in the Nica times gives a timely reminder that the laws criminalising all abortion,
including therapeutic abortion will be written into the Penal code on July 9th 2008.
The backround to the electoral interferences by the RC hierarchy and a purported
Human Rights group are at these links:
http://www.indymedia.ie/article/86281 , http://www.indymedia.ie/article/79311, http://www.indymedia.ie/article/86125
06-07-2008 18:25On Friday 4th of July a few people gathered outside the Japanese embassy from noon to about 3pm to protest this Country's host (and participation) in the Group of 8.
06-07-2008 18:00Sarah Whitehead is a brave and caring person. When concerned neighbours went to her for help as they were concerned about a beagle she acted and rescued that poor little soul from horrendous abuse. We would like to emphasise that this creature was not a much loved family pet as has been portrayed in the local media but a punchbag who was thrown about, denied adequate food, permanently muzzled, repeatedly punched and kicked and tied to a radiator.
06-07-2008 17:26The new Social Center in Frome, a short ways south of Bath, is hosting it's first public event this Thursday - the first meeting of the Frome Squatters' Network!
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This very recent case is one of the first cases where a local authority defined as a Public authority is seeking to evict a homosexual man from his home by directly discriminating him.
The Parties (i) London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham & Mr. Ciechanowicz
06-07-2008 14:09Since 'The 4th Bomb' - a book by Tavistock bus bomb survivor Daniel Obachike was launched, its popularity has been mirrored by the regular attendance of secret services personnel attending seminars and meetings he's attended.
His eye witness account asserts that a European male planted the bomb on the bus before exiting after the bus driver suddenly opened the doors with no bus stop in sight
zapatist indigenous communities in Chiapas / Mexico.
06-07-2008 11:32Article by the well-respected Oaxacan activist and founder of the University of the Earth, Gustavo Esteva. Gustavo was one of the EZLN's advisors in their negotiations with the Mexican government. This article was published in La Jornada 30th June 2008, and is a call to civil society to respond to a state of emergency.
06-07-2008 10:13It is winter in Cape Town. The climate in this region is Mediterranean; with cold, wet and windy winters. Soetwater is in a remote and exposed corner of the region, colder and windier than many other places refugees might be located. The Cape is not named Cape of Storms for nothing as you will read in Karin Chubb's report
06-07-2008 09:01It is interesting that Waitrose Buyers do not like to tell you what the cakes on their counters contain. Write them a letter and ask them and you will find they are quite reluctant. Secondly. you will be interested to know the Waitrose Leaf Mark is a lot of nonsense as they use human slurry and tried to claim the Soil Association use it - They do not.
06-07-2008 08:58I was told that Quorn did not contain GM ingredients but when I probed the customer service department then I was told GM feed was used but there was no presence of it afterwards. Please remember all processed food unless organic is likely to contain GM ingredients.
06-07-2008 03:50Saw the BBC propaganda on Australias SBS saturday 5 july...what they didnt say is they lied