UK Newswire Archive
The vehicles were apparently going to Gaza in the 'Aid Convoy' from the UK through Europe. On one of the vans were signs saying 'No Justice, no peace', 'Stop Killing Children' and 'Free Palestine'. Another was adorned with the Palestinian flag.
14-02-2009 23:53Animal rights campaigner Mel Broughton has today been sentenced to 10 years. The jury at Oxford Crown Court convicted the 48-year-old of conspiracy to commit arson. Mel has been the public face of the anti-vivisectionists' campaign against the construction of an animal experiments laboratory in South Parks Road, Oxford. He is a member of the campaign group ‘Speak’.
14-02-2009 23:37I went to an interesting meeting last week and as Leeds faces up to the collapse of neo-liberalism with a lot of meetings and events happening, I thought it would be useful if people started to report back so we can get an overall picture of what's possible.
14-02-2009 23:32PAY A VISIT , SAY THAT FOOD IS NOT A STOCK MARKET BUSINESS!!!
17-Feb-2009 to 18-Feb-2009
Radisson SAS Portman
London, United Kingdom
Organisers: Agra Informa Ltd.
VACATIONING ALF VISIT HLS CUSTOMERS (Netherlands)
OPEN RESCUE IN SUPPORT OF SHAC PRISONERS (Czech Republic)
MAX MARA SHOP SPRAY-PAINTED (Italy)
TELMEX SABOTAGE CONTINUES (Mexico)
14-02-2009 20:30A CALL TO ALL CONCERNED WITH ATTACKS ON OUR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS UNDER PRESSURE FROM COUNTER TERRORISM, FINANCIAL BREAKDOWN AND THE DATABASE STATE
What are the threats?
What can be done about them?
Why should everyone care?
Get Involved. Help create our modern liberty. Saturday 28 February 2009
14-02-2009 19:36BRITAIN HAS A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SAUDI REGIME AND BAE SYSTEMS, COULD THIS BE WHY THEY ARE DEPORTING SOMEONE WHO FACES POSSIBLE DEATH?
14-02-2009 18:14Thomas Ponniah is the co-editor of the first book of alternatives from the World Social Forum: Another World is Possible. He is also a member of the Network Institute for Global Democratization, one of the founding organizations of the World Social Forum’s International Council, and he is also a Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard University.
14-02-2009 18:00In Dresden, Germany, some 4,000 anti-fascists demonstrated today against an annual march of 6,500 neo-Nazis, the biggest procession of its kind Europe-wide.
14-02-2009 17:37The scandal-ridden security firm Blackwater USA is officially changing its name effective immediately as the company moves to rebrand itself after being fired last month by the State Department from its job protecting diplomats in Iraq.
February 13, 2009
14-02-2009 14:39He is sentenced to 10 years - similar to the SHAC defendants
This is part 5 of a series, for parts 1-4 see:
14-02-2009 12:52We're pleased to inform you that 140 MPs have now signed up in support of EDM 428 which calls on the government to abandon plans to privatise Royal Mail and the Post Office. Please continue to lobby MPs who've not yet signed up. We must urgently get new MPs to sign up, in order to keep up the pressure on the government to think again its proposals for privatisation of post services.
You may be grossed out, but insects and mold in our food are not new. The F.D.A. actually condones a certain percentage of “natural contaminants” in our food supply — meaning, among other things, bugs, mold, rodent hairs and maggots.
In its (falsely) reassuringly subtitled booklet “The Food Defect Action Levels: Levels of Natural or Unavoidable Defects in Foods That Present No Health Hazards for Humans,” the F.D.A.’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition establishes acceptable levels of such “defects” for a range of foods products, from allspice to peanut butter. . . .
14-02-2009 12:46Dust of Tuesday's voting battle settled down and the battle of forming the next Israeli government has just begun. With Benjamin Netanyahu poised for premiership and Avigdor Lieberman, leader of a “racist and fascist” party (as condemned by Talia Sasson of the Merez party) very well positioned to be the king or queen maker of the next ruling coalition, the Palestinian people and the whole region will have to brace as from next March for an Israeli government of war.
God whispered in the Church of England's ear and it dumped its shares in Caterpillar. This House of God had about £2.5m invested in a company that manufactures one of Israel's weapons of mass misery and destruction. After saying for years that they couldn't see anything unethical about it, Church bosses finally agreed with the rest of us that Caterpillar’s D-9 bulldozer, which is used in the Holy Land for the ugly purpose of demolishing Palestinian homes, uprooting olive groves and destroying civilian infrastructure, is more like a vicious weapon in Israel’s hands than a civil engineering tool.