UK Newswire Archive
This speech might give us a clue why the Iranian president is far more popular in Latin America, Africa and Asia than his imperialist counterparts.
26-12-2008 08:39ICTR-ADAD Defence Counsel Peter Erlinder says that there was no "genocide" in Rwanda as mainstream media have led us to believe. If he is right and I think he is, then we will have to totally re-evaluate the lies we've been told about Rwanda in the same way we have about Iraq.
26-12-2008 00:14Protest against fire-bombing of Indonesian village linked to plantation company
Agrofuels still killing kids
25-12-2008 09:57The Occupation of the Polytechnic ended at midnight of the 24th of December – The struggle continues…
25-12-2008 04:31Big demonstration in solidarity with the arrestees through the main shopping district. The occupations of the university buildings are ending and more actions are planned.
24-12-2008 19:21A hardy Bristol protestor was injected in Southmead hospital with the debilitating drugs Haloperidol and Lorazepam, as the Mental Health Act 1983 (1984?) was used to detain him in a flagrant violation of human rights.
will SHAC. Just because they bang up activists, HLS won't take a
break. Neither will SHAC.
On 24th December we paid early Christmas presents to those who fund, buy
and support the animal torture at HLS.
Connell had supposedly testified by deposition in a federal court case just 6 weeks earlier in a case that Republican/neocon operatives had long attempted to quash. http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/litigation/documents/Lincoln-Response-11-4-08-ExA.pdf
24-12-2008 16:00A female Greek trade unionist was attacked with cloric acid yesterday night. She is in critical condition in the intensive care of the hospital Evangelismos in Athens
24-12-2008 15:12State repression of Anti-Corporate Dissent: Animal right activists convicted of 'conspiracy to blackmail'
On December 23rd, 4 out of 5 activists on trial at Winchester Crown Court were found guilty of 'Conspiracy to Blackmail' at Winchester Crown Court after a 3 and a half month long show trial. The world's media, prompted by police press officers, were quick to condemn activists by pointing to harassment against the employees of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) and their customers, shareholders and investors. Actions against HLS, not linked to those convicted, such as hoax bombs, letters alleging paedophilia, and threats were pointed to as evidence of the defendants' extremism. Police spokesmen and the National Extremist Coordination Unit (NETCU), the branch of the police set up to deal with the AR movement and other expressions of the public's dissent, hailed the convictions as a victory. (For more information on NETCU see here and here.
24-12-2008 14:43Christmas in contemporary America...