UK Newswire Archive
13-05-2009 00:53SOS the cops know how to see your face even though it might be blurred in an online photo, but they can also infer useful information from your skin colour or pair of jeans!
13-05-2009 00:14Pendlebury ward candidates band playing manchester this sat
please contact the venue to register your disgust
13-05-2009 00:05A modern day bloodbath is unfolding on the small island of Sri Lanka, where a thousand civilians were reported killed over the weekend and tens of thousands of innocent people are literally at risk of being killed this week, as government and rebel forces battle it out over the last small patch of rebel held territory.
13-05-2009 00:00Veggie Pride UK in Birmingham on Sat 16 May has taken alot of money to organise. This is money well spent as the event will be AWESOME but the money still has to be raised somehow! http://www.veggiepride.org.uk On the evening of Sat 16th there`ll be a benefit gig in Birmingham and the following Saturday there`ll be a benefit gig in Coventry. Please come if you can.
12-05-2009 23:28Irish indymedia boycott article in shame:
the UN themselves speak out against the illegal kidnapping and sexual and other exploitation of children kidnapped and brought to the Netherlands.
children trafficed to the Netherlands: the United Nations investigation reports that the Netherlands ignore and violate human rights of children.
12-05-2009 22:10This evening, anti-fascist Jews targeted a secret Jewish National Fund event where the guest of honour was none other than the fascist Avigdor Lieberman.
Sunday more people began to gather in Parliament Square, and Monday the numbers had swelled and from 9.30 am people began blocking again the roads around Parliament, the only way for them to get attention to the genocide in their homeland and the UK politicians to intervene with the UN.
It is feared that the Sri Lankan government are determined to kill all of the civilians trapped in the so- called ' safe zone' in the Vanni region by the end of the month, more than 150.000 people are living under bombardments and have no way to get out and no access to food or medication, as the Sri Lankan army has sealed off the zone. The few who have managed to escape to government controlled areas have been put in concentration camps by the SLA.
12-05-2009 19:38The Coroners and Justice Bill is currently going through Parliament. Inquests into the deaths of prisoners are currently automatically heard before juries, yet the new Bill seeks to abolish this. Inquests concerning the deaths of all people held in custody or state detention should be held before juries.
12-05-2009 18:18A five-hour blockade of Colnbrook detention centre, near Heathrow airport, has ended with six protesters being arrested for 'obstructing the highway'. The six activists from the Stop Deportation Network had encased their arms in glass and plastic tubes and concrete blocks, blocking the entrance to Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres, in an attempt to stop the forcible mass deportation of 45 Iraqi refugees on a specially chartered flight to Iraqi Kurdistan.
Note: this is a repeat of the programme originally broadcasted on Thursday 7th of May.
15 -17 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)
From 7-9PM, we will screen films about the Visteon factory occupation and show images; workers from the Enfield factory will speak about the occupation and their ongoing dispute with Ford.
From 9PM-2AM, we will have an acoustic set, followed by DJs.
12-05-2009 16:21On May Day 2009. the magnificent 150 year old Barnsley Miners Hall was the setting for a conference bringing together militant trade unionists from Yorkshire and asylum seekers and migrant workers from around the world...
12-05-2009 16:16Dubbed ‘probably the biggest company you’ve never heard of’.
12-05-2009 15:07Since May 2007 award winning paediatrician and human rights activist, Binayak Sen has been held at Raipur Jail on false charges. Protest outside the High Commision of India, Aldwych.