UK Newswire Archive
19-02-2001 21:01This is an audio recording of the statement read out today at the actions against the new terrorism act. A 'press conference' was held outside the gates of parliament, putting the dangers of GM crops, the direct action people take against them, and civil liberties into context when taken next to this draconian law.
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19-02-2001 20:59The Ministry of Defence has opened an internal inquiry into the extraction of mobile phone information from a nuclear protestor.
19-02-2001 19:47Bonnie Urfer and Michael Sprong stand trial in US District Court tomorrow in Madison, Wisconsin for cutting down part of the antenna of the US Navy's Project ELF transmitter. The case highlights the struggle by activists to bring illegal US policy to public forum through the courts.
Leaflets were given out to curious passers by, before people moved off towards parliament.
19-02-2001 18:57Groove Embassy Records (www.grooveembassy.com) has released "Freedom of Speech," a song written by hip hop group Buddha Mind about the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. The single is out on CD for US$5 and in MP3 format for free. All proceeds from sales of the CD single will go to Mumia's defense fund.
19-02-2001 17:37'Monopoly' anarchists plan May Day havoc in bid to wreck polling... by David Bamber, Home Affairs Correspondent
19-02-2001 17:1918 February 2001: for immediate release media enquiries & fax: 07092 033376
NEW LABOUR, NEW TERRORISTS?
DON’T SPIN THE LAW - SAY PROTESTERS
19-02-2001 16:03Anti-genetics and Reclaim the Streets activists have today protested against the new Terrorism Act.
19-02-2001 14:52The World Bank representative came to Oxford to talk about new debt relief policies. Despite less that 20 hours notice, OGA managed to pull off a sucessful picket of the venue.
18-02-2001 23:51Immigrants occupy in protest against new racist immigration laws. Solidarity is overwhelming.
18-02-2001 09:38Voices demo outside Downing Street protests bombings, Patricia Hewitt, New Labour MPs office redecorated
17-02-2001 14:48As of 14:30, Kurdish protesters are occupying Trafalgar Sq in a sit- down protest.
16-02-2001 13:09The Australian Aboriginal Cultural Embassy, called NINGALA NINGALA (Hungry for land) Terrassa. Directly supported by the Anarchist Cultural Association – Melbourne Australia and members of the Asociación Cultural Anarquista de Terrassa (Spain), aboriginal Councils and associations of Australia would like your help to co-ordinate a public act, happening in Madrid, with a synchronized simultaneous emails of protest and recognition of lands rights to the Australian Embassy in Madrid. At the same time and from all over the World. (March 2nd 12 pm Madrid time).Please read on.
16-02-2001 12:32Le Monde diplomatique writes about Depleted uranium (2 items) - Solid info needs reading.