UK Newswire Archive
26-07-2008 10:37Staples supply to HLS, they have been subject to many demos and some direct action. We have decided to take this economic boycott further and stop our company purchasing from Staples.
26-07-2008 09:09AWPC were right all along
25-07-2008 22:26On May 21st in Austria, the government carried out an unprecedented round-up of the country’s most prominent, above-ground, lawful animal advocates. Some of them have been on hunger strike in protest. The Guardian reports that “shelter workers, animal welfare teachers and public campaign organizers” are held “under suspicion of membership in ‘a criminal organisation.’”
25-07-2008 20:28Earlier today (25 July) several police turned up to look at a hole in the field, in actual fact it is a tunnel, but hey!
Sizewell looks to be the next place for a new nuclear power station, with two reactors larger than the existing sizewell ‘B’ reactor.
After two previous blockades in the last few months, security had been stepped up and they had put a land rover and two security guards at the gate, but must have decided that this was no longer needed as when we arrived they were not there and yet again we were not spotted.
More info (English solidarity website) http://austriasolidarity.com and http://antirep2008.tk
25-07-2008 18:58Often forgotten are the children whom the British Government also sought to "liberate" before rendering an estimated 4.5 million extra Iraqi children as orphans through "liberation"
25-07-2008 18:14‘There comes a time when silence is betrayal’ (Martin Luther King) - Is it racist and/or Islamophobic to continue to subscribe to the official story of 9/11? Should we not denounce it as a racist rumour?
25-07-2008 18:14The consuming public is very vulnerable to any value judgment made by a medical professional.
25-07-2008 16:04* Photos of retrieved ploughshares hammers, youtube, skype interviews, more background on the $U.S.7 million ploughshares hammer and info on Harry Browne's forthcoming book "Hammered by the Irish - How the Pitstop Ploughshares Disabled a U.S. Navy Plane with Ireland's Blessing" (www.counterpunch.org ) on the Pitstops on http://www.indymedia.ie/article/88451
25-07-2008 14:47An open letter to The Camp for Climate Action from the National Union of Journalists.
25-07-2008 14:15The more you buy, the better person you are, we are told. Corporations obeying the law of profit depend on products breaking down and being replaced. Nature is our partner and foundation of future survival, not merely a free good, external or sink.
25-07-2008 13:15Elizabeth, Hilary & John - Still detained, Still facing removal
Anselme Noumbiwa - Back in Middlesbrough where he belongs
25-07-2008 12:03On 23rd July 2008 in Hove Crown Court Judge Hayward and two lay magistrates dismissed the appeal of an anti-arms trade protestor against his conviction under a council bylaw enforced under section 235 of the Local Government Act 1972 which makes it an offence not to desist from shouting, singing, drumming,or playing loud music in a street or public place when asked to do so by a police constable or anyone else. Marcus Wise is the first political protester in Brighton to be convicted under the bylaw since it came into force in 1998.