UK Newswire Archive
28-02-2009 10:38A case of rape in Rome is exploited by politicians and racist patrols to approve racial laws and carry out acts of violence and camp clearances of the last Roma settlements.
28-02-2009 09:30Yesterday the HLS share price tumbled a further 10% whilst in London an estimated 350 people turned out yesterday for the SHAC City Shakedown.
Last month Corporate Watch looked at the private companies in the arms trade, agricultural produce, banks and media sectors that have been targeted by Palestine solidarity protesters and campaigns (see Part 1 here). This month we take a detailed look at supermarkets and other food chains.
28-02-2009 08:12Demonstration against Judicial Corruption, Unlawful Imprisonments, Convention Rights Violations, Institutional Failures and unaccountability in the UK; weekly every Saturday outside HMP Wormwood Scrubs, Du Cane Road, London W12 0AE; commencing from 12pm until 3pm.
Showing videos of UK university occupations,
and of squatting in the UK and Europe.
27-02-2009 22:36Nazi webstore hacked! Data of customers accessed and available to download!
Translation from German Indymedia
The Ontario Liberal McGuinty government, the Toronto Star newspaper, and Ontario Power Generation say nuclear power is CLEAN, GREEN AND SAFE. OPG says they are great at and very proud of their nuclear waste management. We say President Obama bring it on. We’ll take all of your lethal nuclear waste, and will split it with the Alberta Tar Sands.
27-02-2009 22:30Sacked cleaners and their supporters held their third and largest protest on Thursday, outside insurance brokers Willis in the heart of the City of London. Willis's cleaning contractors Mitie had brought in redundancies and overnight working over Christmas, just when the cleaners had achieved the 'living wage'.
And a new video tells the story so far....
27-02-2009 20:38Another child has died from male circumcision in England - apparently the third such death in 25 months - and boys (from babies to teenagers) are being regularly treated in hospitals for serious injuries or infections resulting from ritual genital cutting. NORM-UK, the charity concerned with the foreskin, calls on the government to implement fully the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and give both boys and girls protection against ritual wounding - in all its forms.
27-02-2009 20:35The statement issued by the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan government in exile, regarding the Tibetan new year reads as follows: "The CTA will hold only customary religious programs to mark Tibetan New Year, taking into consideration the continuing repression in Tibet and the ruthless crackdown last year (2008) which resulted in the deaths of hundreds of Tibetans and thousands imprisoned. We appeal to all the departments concerned and offices of the administration not to organize any lavish celebrations such as hosting feasts, dance parties and lighting firecrackers."
27-02-2009 20:32A senior officer in London's Metropolitan Police has issued a public warning that Britain could experience a wave of demonstrations and direct-action protests this year as a result of the economic crisis.
27-02-2009 19:46Press release from The Common Place, for immediate release 7pm 27th Feb 2009
27-02-2009 19:29The march starts at 11.30am at the Chinese Embassy, London at Portland Place, and ends at Trafalgar Square, where there will be a rally, including speeches from key speakers such as former political prisoner Palden Gyatso.