UK Newswire Archive
28-01-2009 19:03A Public meeting and discussion with co-authors Caroline Lucas (South East Region MEP and Leader of the Green Party) and Colin Hines (Co-Director of Forum for the Future and former Head of Greenpeace International's Economics Unit).
Thursday January 29, 7.30pm - Assembly Rooms, Oxford Town Hall
COUNCILLOR'S CARS ATTACKED IN PROTEST OF GROUSE SHOOTS (UK)
WALLS OF POULTRY BUSINESS COVERED IN OIL (Mexico)
FIRE TO THE FUR INDUSTRY (Uruguay)
PAINT THROWN ON MAX MARA SHOPS (Italy)
ACTIVISTS TAG WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY (Netherlands)
ZOO GATES GLUED AND PAINTED RED (Uruguay)
3 GOATS, 9 BIRDS RESCUED (Italy)
KFC HIT WITH PAINT BOMBS (Mexico)
FLAMES, SMOKE DAMAGE MEAT COMPANY (Mexico)
28-01-2009 17:55After the recent dubious illegal eviction of the long-standing COX 18 social centre in Milan, a big worry has been the (hopefully temporary) loss of the space holding the amazing Primo Moroni archive. Below, relatives of Primo (who died in 1998) outline their outrage at the crap eviction and bullshit from the Mayor of Milan, Moratti
28-01-2009 16:33Housing company PPNW in Salford Littledon Road, was the target. 4 locks to all the entrances to their offices were shut with superglue Tuesday night.
Sollidarity with asylum seekers and friends who are taken away from Manchester
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center
www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, January 28th, 2009.
28-01-2009 15:17I was very sorry to hear Brighton Council failed to shut down EDO on this occassion. Just how many jobs does this sick company provide?
After the second world war many arms factories changed there use.
However, I would argue there is NO EXCUSE for crimes against humanity.
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28-01-2009 13:44At midday today an agreement was reached with the university management, ending negotiations and the occupation. We thank everybody who has contributed towards this success; the students for taking part, the staff for their friendly comments, our MP for his support and the university management for their prompt willingness to meet with us.
28-01-2009 13:35Invitation to the 2nd planning meeting in the International Climate Network, regarding protest and actions during the COP15 summit.
28-01-2009 13:30For years now Trago Mills have been running racist articles in local newspapers. Here’s their latest, from the Falmouth Packet:
WAR Protests HLS Customers Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis and Bayer
Bayer Global Day of Action
The focus of this day of protest was the major customers of Huntingdon Life Sciences. The companies chosen today support and enable Huntingdon Life Sciences to continue to kill 500 animals per day with their blood money contracts.
a large group of Suffragettes locked onto parliment today, in protest at the continued debacle over the expansion of heathrow airport.
28-01-2009 11:58The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) is cracking down on movie producers using animals in their films. The AWBI has banned the use of monkeys, tigers, panthers and lions in movies and issued 26 guidelines to producers.
28-01-2009 11:39At half past nine last night, an agreement was reached with the university management, ending negotiations and the occupation. We thank everybody who has contributed towards our success in achieving our demands.
28-01-2009 11:22On Tuesday 28th night, Craig Murray, the former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan was invited by the assembly of the occupation for a talk. The university authorities prevented him from crossing into the lobby, meaning that he had to give his talk, standing withing the sliding front doors of the faculty. This sends a strong message to those within the university that try to prevent freedom of speech.
The transcript of the talk was made by David P.
28-01-2009 11:02While driving the moving truck from South Carolina to Chicago, Illinois in July of 2005, many things ran across my mind as I took the solo trip. I pondered receiving the Master of Jurisprudence degree from Loyola University School of Law and later a career as a governmental regulatory compliance manager. It never dawned on me that I would receive a brutal education in social justice; an education that would prove to be more valuable than sheepskin from any institution. This would become an education that re-directed every thought flowing as I drove that big truck from South Carolina. I left Chicago with the Master of Jurisprudence and absolutely no desire to follow my original dreams.
28-01-2009 09:28Last weekend groups from France and the UK including people involved in the UK NoBorders Network agreed in a meeting in Lille to organise transnational Noborder Camp in Calais, France, which will be held in the last week of June 2009.
The relationship between photographers and police could worsen next month when new laws are introduced that allow for the arrest and imprisonment of anyone who takes pictures of officers 'likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism'.