UK Newswire Archive
29-08-2008 03:21Today's British press will report a story of a gang rape by illegal migrants hoping to enter the UK of a British journalism student who was in a migrant camp to report sympathetically on their misery.
fact 1) She's Canadian.
fact 2) It happened last Monday.
fact 3) the prosecutor specifically said in his statement on Friday that it was not a "gang rape" but (presumedly based on evidence) the crime of a known rapist.
fact 4) The site known as "la jungle" only exists because of the opposition of the UK government to the former Red Cross camp of Sangatte which provided for those who had nowhere else to go.
28-08-2008 23:01Two hour debate recorded at this year's Camp for Climate Action.
28-08-2008 22:58Medical Justice with National Coalition of Anti Deportations Campaigns and Birnberg Peirce Solicitors have recently published a report titled 'Outsourcing Abuse' with nearly 300 cases, documented by 18 independent doctors, of detainees injured, particularly during removal. Sadly the abuse is continuing.
28-08-2008 22:04Colin I hope you are reading because I give you full permission to copy this to anyone you think may be able to help) I have already written to Ari Neeman, and my MP Bob Ainsworth about this issue.
It is not the rights and wrongs of hacking here which concern me, the guy did wrong and should be tried for it, however it is where he should be tried and where he is likely to meet with the better justice and undestanding of the mitigating circumstances which his AS brings to the question here.
28-08-2008 22:03Vienna, 26th August 2008
Message to the International Animal Rights Movement from Martin Balluch, imprisoned without charge for 100 days for legitimate animal rights campaigning.
28-08-2008 20:27The corrupt arms deal in South Africa is being exposed but the people in power are trying to hide the trail by smearing the person uncovering the muck.
28-08-2008 20:06SS Free Gaza & SS Liberty - the 2 boats that broke the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza last week are on their return journey, with Palestinian passengers on board and Israeli naval vessels in site.
28-08-2008 20:01Questions about the possible effectiveness and outcomes of heading off to Copenhagen in November/December of 2009 for the Climate negotiations. Alternative proposed.
(Sorry, not a news piece, so you may well delete.)
28-08-2008 17:52At around 10:30am, 5-6 Officers made there way into the Longhaul Infoshop and broke down every door and stole every single computer on the property (including those used by the Slingshot collective and East Bay Prisoner Support). They also raided cabinets, cut locks and mis-sorted our mail.
that especial relationship which has shaped global discourse for eight years
is a puritanism which has an over-weening interest in both artistic discourse
and grown-up sex.
At bottom this seems to be combined with a fear and distrust of anything
that is 'other' to what seems , frankly, a limited experience of human sexuality.
28-08-2008 16:09The website for Last Hours, a zine focusing on radical culture, has seen a fair amount of new content uploaded to its pages over the last few months. This includes articles, DIY guides and news of upcoming events plus much more.
28-08-2008 13:57DEMONSTRATE AGAINST BRITAIN ’S RACIST IMMIGRATION LAWS
Show solidarity with asylum seekers and immigrants
TUESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 1 – 2PM
Outside the UK Immigration Service Communications House
210 Old Street, London , EC1V 9BR
(nearest tube – Old Street )
28-08-2008 13:51Shorter translated version of the main article of the newspaper "Anasintaxi", issue 277-278, 1-31 July 2008
28-08-2008 13:08Bayer CropScience is facing scrutiny because of the effect one of its best-selling pesticides has had on honeybees.A German prosecutor is investigating Werner Wenning, Bayer's chairman, and Friedrich Berschauer, the head of Bayer CropScience, after critics alleged that they knowingly polluted the environment.