UK Newswire Archive
27-01-2009 18:13A friend just rang to tell me that the BBC offices in Manchester have just been occupied..
27-01-2009 16:43Support The EDO Decommisioners
Resisting War Crimes Is Not a Crime
27-01-2009 16:32Support The EDO DecommisionersResisting War Crimes Is Not a Crime
www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, January 27th, 2009.
Sarwar came to the UK from Kurdistan/Iraq on 10th September 2000 to escape persecution by the nationalist Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party (PUK) and Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Working as a journalist and activist he consistently fought for the rights of children, women and workers which led to his imprisonment and torture by the two parties.
His application was refused on the 18th January 2001, subsequent appeals, reconsideration were also refused, though no attempt was made to remove Sarwar from the UK, until now.
27-01-2009 13:33Following a midday rally in the centre of campus, over 80 students took occupation of the university's boardroom. The previous week, students had voted to submit various demands to the university relating to the Gaza conflict but the Vice-Chancellor has yet to respond fully.
27-01-2009 13:21In solidarity with the people of Gaza, students at Sussex University have now occupied a leacture theater for over a week. Yesterday Last Hours interviewed a student that has been involved with the occupation.
this must not go unchallenged!
27-01-2009 12:08DEMONSTRATE AGAINST BRITAIN ’S RACIST IMMIGRATION LAWS
TUESDAY 3 February 1-2pm
Outside the UK Immigration Service Communications House
210 Old Street, London , EC1V 9BR
(nearest tube – Old Street )
27-01-2009 10:46The BBC is refusing to show a charitable appeal for humanitarian aid to hundreds of thousands of civilians in Gaza -- their suffering is too "politically contentious" apparently.
Keep making complains, you can do it here
27-01-2009 10:30Let's be clear about this judgement: the SHAC 7 have been handed absurdly long jail sentences because they mounted a successful campaign to dent the profits of an industry they believe to be unjust. What NETCU, judge Butterfield et al have sought to do is vilify a legal and peaceful campaign and to ’round up’ its assumed leaders in order to break the back of a successful movement. They have failed!
27-01-2009 10:10A REVOLT against the state in Madagascar has seen people set fire to the state radio building and a TV station owned by the president, Marc Ravalomanana.
One protester at the TV station has been shot dead by "mercenaries" employed to guard it from the anrgy crowds, it has been reported.
Rumours of a charter flight within the next fortnight, removing UK Somali's to Mogadishu are circulating. At least one Somali in detention has been told that the UKBA 'Removals Faciliation Team' have sent a letter to his solicitor, saying he will be removed within the next two weeks by charter flight to Mogadishu via Nairobi.
If you know of any Somali's with set removal directions, they should make a Rule 39 application to ECHR, as all Somali case with the ECHR are on hold and interim relief is being given to those Somali's, with removal directions, who apply to the court.
Making an application to the European Court of Human Rights
27-01-2009 08:39We are pleased to announce an open meeting with an activist from London Coalition Against Poverty, to discuss LCAP's tactics and campaigns with workers, claimants, homeless people and tenants, and their relevance to resisting the recession.
The 22nd of January 2009 at 7.00 am, about a hundred policeman has entered and cleared out the Cox 18 - Conchetta Squat, occupied more than 33 years ago, where has place the Calusca library, created in 1971, and the precious and historical archive Primo Moroni.
27-01-2009 00:59The Video that the BBC (Israel) Does Not Want You To See