UK Newswire Archive
27-04-2009 11:08On Tuesday 28th April 1:45pm, former British Ambassador Craig Murray will give evidence to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights regarding British complicity with recent torture around the world. Craig Murray will argue that it is not the security service operatives, but the Ministers who set the policy – and specifically Jack Straw – who should be facing criminal charges.
27-04-2009 10:55Media scares about flu pandemics cause anxiety and hypochondria. The best cure for that is a good cup of tea.
27-04-2009 09:54An MoD report released under the freedom of information act has revealed repeated leaks of nuclear waste into the Firth of Clyde over the last few years.
27-04-2009 09:53Object against a planning application for a biofuel power plant in Southall, Ealing, West London:
27-04-2009 09:33We will be travelling down to Brighton for the Mayday bank holiday on May 4th, and I hope you'll make it worth our while.
This is what occurred: Reliance security company responded to an alarm that went off inside the building. The police were then called. The first copper on scene was prepared to depart saying that 'they have squatters rights and it is a civil matter', and then Reliance called the police again and 3 riot vans and 5 police cars turned up.
27-04-2009 05:48This morning activists from Break the Siege! blockaded BAE systems factory in Middleton, Manchester. Using motorbike chains and D-locks they obstructed the plant by sealing off several entrance points. A banner was also hung which read: ‘BAE profits from the siege on Gaza’. This direct action was a response to a call for a day of action by the No Borders network.
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
26-04-2009 22:09The Police Detained Political Activists from Ramat Hasharon, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beer Sheva
* “One who believed that criminal cases due to political activism are conjured up “only” for Arab citizens discovers that s/he is also liable to be detained due to the expression of opinions concerning the failures of the society and rule in Israel.”
* Amongst the detainees – a 70 year old ceramic artist, the daughter of a family of “Righteous among the Nations” from Holland, a grandmother to six Israeli grandchildren
26-04-2009 22:01The economic crisis which has crashed down on society has already had and for a long time will have disastrous consequences for the lives of the masses, as every worker can see in his daily life or her work. The bourgeois economists themselves admit it: they do not know what the causes of the crisis are – satisfying themselves by blaming the greed of the bankers or excessive financial deregulation – and they do not know when it will end and give way to the long-awaited “economic recovery”.
Make your stand, take a day off work, nursery, school, college, university, and gather in Westminster.
Wednesday 29th April from early...
26-04-2009 21:26an afternoon of music, speakers, procession and banners near the tolpuddle martyr's mural in edward square, king's cross.
pics at http://london.indymedia.org.uk/articles/1267
26-04-2009 21:05more than 500 cyclists massed on friday evening in good weather. the ride visited several key locations including commemorations of two lives recently lost.
pics on london indymedia at http://london.indymedia.org.uk/articles/1266
26-04-2009 20:49Laboratories confirm this is a H1N1 flu,time for us to organise& survive, cooperatively & help good workers in the NHS & WHO.
In this chaotic system-society,Seems most experts & government leaders will still be assesing situ still or trying to save themelves+ their families first as they know their isnt a
proper cooperative democratic system in place