UK Newswire Archive
21-04-2009 21:54Last month, 100 people demonstrated outside Pennine House, a purpose-built immigration prison at Manchester airport where migrants are locked up even though they haven’t committed a criminal offence. In the ‘Big Issue in the North’, the immigration minister Phil Woolas has responded to the protest with a number of inaccuracies. Here we set the record straight.
21-04-2009 20:36The IPCC just failed in banning new C4 news from showing new G20 footage.
21-04-2009 20:19"It's the deepest kind of corruption," said a recently retired longtime national security official who was closely involved in AIPAC investigation, "which was years in the making. "It's a story about the corruption of government — not legal corruption necessarily, but ethical corruption."
On May 4th Smash EDO are holding a mas s street party against war, greed and militarism. Here's a handy map of war profiteers in Brighton and Hove.
MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU
Over the years Mayday has been a time to celebrate ordinary people's struggle against global capitalism. The growing anti-militarist movement is a part of that struggle. On May 4th people from across the UK and beyond will come to Brighton in a show of force against EDO MBM/ITT, who profit from the suffering of ordinary people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine.
EDO MBM/ITT do not operate in a vacuum. The weapons they manufacture couldn't be produced without the support of other corporations; investors, business partners and companies providing services to them. This map plots the network of companies complicit in ITT's crimes in Brighton.
21-04-2009 19:55Repression Cafe' at RamART thursday 23rd April.
g20 and int. solidarity videos, pictures and discussion
>> food - 8pm, film start at 9pm sharp.
21-04-2009 18:04The Art of Perverting Justice, and of Racism by White Australia: Documentary Final Cut
Kangaroocourt Australia Mockumentary: The Art of perverting Justice, and of Racism
How the Australian judiciary and the Australian High Court conspire to pervert justice, dispense with the rule of law, and using the police to harass and victimise australians
FINAL CUT VERSION in HD and Ipod formats
The imminent commercial collapse of mainstream media, and its replacement by PR-driven news, threatens the journalistic integrity and independence necessary for a free scoiety. The next generation could be without the 4th Estate.
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The long awaited film, The Age of Stupid, opens at Broadway with the all day 'Nottingham Not Stupid Festival', whilst the Coal Caravan gathers at Sumac, West Bridgford launches their Green Streets Initiative, and all comes together for a Critical Mass Bike Ride.
Midlands Vegan Campaigns, the grassroots group organising the event, are in desperate need of donations, fundraising and sponsors.
21-04-2009 14:27More than 1400 Palestinians were killed during the Israeli offensive between December 2008 and January 2009, more than 400 of which are children. They deliberately targeted individuals in their homes, schools, hospitals as well as U.N compounds.
EDO MBM make vital components for the Paveway precision guided bomb’s, Hellfire missiles, and bomb release clips for F15 and F16 fighter aircraft and they have extensive contracts with the Israeli Military.
21-04-2009 13:19Boris (Rasputin) Johnson has come out in defence of the Met and City of London Police claiming that the use of terrorism powers and police violence was proportionate against the peaceful climate camp and the more edgy protests at the Bank of England
Report from the national ARC meeting held at the Easton Community Centre, Bristol, on Sunday 5th April 2009.
Members of grassroots groups around the country (and further afield) were in attendance in strong numbers - from as far afield as London, The Midlands, Wales, the South West, Yorkshire, and of course a large contingent from the Bristol area.
21-04-2009 10:09The BNP are not welcome in our communities
If you do not think nuclear power is the answer to climate chaos come and join us in the 2 day demo and camp this weekend.
Where - Sizewell A and B, Suffolk UK.
When - 25th April
Time -12 noon