UK Newswire Archive
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Tuesday April 7th, 2009.
For four month now, the legal & media spectacle titled "The Tarnac affair" won't come to an end. Was Julien Coupat to come out of prison for Christmas? For New Year's Eve then? Or would Friday the 13th be his lucky day? No. In the end 'we' will keep him a bit longer in jail, locked into his new role as 'leader of an invisible cell'.
Protestors against lack of British support for the Tamil people and the recent offensive by the Sri Lankan Government against them continue into a second day.
07-04-2009 09:26more to come-trails, trials and rhizomes
07-04-2009 03:45Declaring something a success doesn’t necessarily make it so. We learned this at the Bush-led G-20 summit only four months ago, when global leaders were expected to do something far-reaching in response to the world-wide economic crisis, instead of chatting about it. When nothing came of the meeting, we were told that the summit “succeeded” because it “laid the groundwork” for the next G-20 gathering, recently led by Obama.
The four months between G-20 summits was one of rising massive unemployment and social misery for millions of people, creating an urgency that was unmet by the world leaders in London.
06-04-2009 23:08On Wed 1st April a judgement was made ordering Matt Wilson to return his son, Djindra, to his mother. Instead of doing so, he disappeared.
Since then his family have been harrassed and threatened because they do not know where he has gone.
BAYER AND NOVARTIS CRIMINALS TRACKED DOWN AND ATTACKED (Germany)
MORE BROKEN WINDOWS AT MCDONALDS (Netherlands)
BULLFIGHT SPONSOR VANDALIZED (Mexico)
ADS FOR CIRCUS, ZOO MODIFIED (France)
CHURCH BILLBOARDS SABOTAGED (Spain)
CAGES OPENED AT FUR FARM (DELAYED REPORT) (Italy)
06-04-2009 22:41Come and get skilled up, learn practical skills for putting on large scale convergences and find out more about the Activist Tat Collective!! 8th May-9th May, Nottingham, email for more info.
The Folly of an Elite ! .... Heard The Voice of Reason !!
06-04-2009 21:08The "Kettle" is best known for having been used in the May Day protests at Oxford Circus in 2001, after which it became the subject of a civil action, brought by one of those contained and only finally resolved by the law lords (in the police's favour) in January this year.
06-04-2009 19:41The central square "piazza missori" [comparable for example with muntplein in amsterdam] for 6 hours completed isolated and surrounded by more than 1000 riot policemen: at the square fascists from whole europe -as france, italy, hungary, england, and so on- gathered for a meeting in Hotel Cavalieri [owned by a wellknown fascist]. There were just 200-300 of the scum...
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