UK Newswire Archive
20-03-2002 02:48Israelis are killed every day now, while one of the world's strongest armies is bravely proving it can turn even wretched refugee camps into ashes, I feel rather uncomfortable talking about ideology. Still, I'll do it. In a previous column I analysed several arguments of the right-wing ideology of Israeli occupation: a rather simple task, actually. More difficult, and more interesting, is the question: how do parts of the Israeli progressive camp live with the Occupation?
20-03-2002 01:39Economist Marco Biagi murdered in Bologna
19-03-2002 22:37Pie in the Sky come out to play for the second time.
19-03-2002 21:24PSNI/RUC Special branch Castlereagh office headquarters burgaled by insiders in mission to dispose of sensitive files relating to Omagh bomb
19-03-2002 20:33Greg Palast will be live today at 5:00pm EDT on RadioLeft.com
Thanks UK for giving him a home--
19-03-2002 19:31On January 21 the National Union of Journalists and The International Tribunal on Crimes against Humanity in Iran had released a short part of three hours of video tapes that throw light on a conspiracy to conceal the truth about the serial killings of journalists and writers in Iran. Five were killed between November 1998 and February 1999. More footage has been released now: an edit of 45 minutes in real media (21MB) can be downloaded on http://images.indymedia.org/imc/uk/iran_full_edit_smalldownl.rm
19-03-2002 18:46Following the overwhelming response yesterday to excerpts from "The Organization Man" (W H Whyte 1956 ) here are some more points and how they may relate to current social- political developments.
19-03-2002 17:38Lawyers for Greg Tucker, the former train driver whose demotion to ticket inspector led to strike action at SW Trains earlier this year
19-03-2002 17:11Dan Byung-ho, President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (see past news) has been sent down for two years for "obstruction to business"; in other words, co-ordinating strikes. Full report on ICFTU website:
19-03-2002 17:00The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions have called a three-day general strike, in protest at security police breaking up union meetings since the election result. Full report (from South African paper 'Independent') on this link:
19-03-2002 16:49Request for support from National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns for support for asylum seekers on hunger strike in Mountjoy prison in Dublin:
19-03-2002 16:09Labour peer, Lord Ahmed, defended Nestlé when a former Nestlé Pakistan employee provided internal documents demonstrating he was required to promote breastmilk substitutes by bribing doctors and other unethical means. Lord Ahmed has disclosed in The Guardian (19th March 2002) that Nestle funded his fact-finding trip to Pakistan and that he is now negotiating o be a paid advisor.
19-03-2002 15:40Forwarded from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights, a request for financial help for people trying to provide emergency medical care in Gaza:
19-03-2002 15:23Amnesty International’s concerns regarding
post September 11 detentions in the USA.
Following, you can find some extracts from this report.
19-03-2002 12:48Your British Empire is attempting to replant its Bloody boot on Zimbabwe--all under the cynical guise of concern for Democracy.