UK Newswire Archive
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday May 18th 2009.
18-05-2009 13:16A flying picket of Tesco and Marks and Spencer, made up of roughly a dozen people, took place in Tunbridge Wells last Saturday (16th May). The aim was to raise awareness about the occupation of Palestine and the sale of illegal settlement goods by UK supermarkets. As well as demonstrating noisily outside both supermarkets, activists conducted 'sticker raids'.
18-05-2009 12:45Hippocrites in high places insist they are reforming while actually just distracting from expenses.
18-05-2009 11:47When does an act become political? It is quite possible that cars in the areas mentioned were luxury vehicles, although it has not been said, possibly in order not to incite similar acts. This sort of act is very common on the European mainland often in response to gentrification and rage towards the rich and ruling classes. To all those acting upon their anger, and not just preaching it...
18-05-2009 11:08The Daily Telegraph today links both Barak Obama and Gordon Brown to the torture, abuse, rapes and murders at Abu Ghraib and other US black prisons . The supposedly liberal, anti-war, anti-torture President has just appointed General Stanley MacChrystal as his new army chief in Afghanistan. It links him to the Human Rights Watch report into that abuse 'No Blood, No Foul' .
18-05-2009 09:28DATE: 17th May 2009
LOCATION: Linamar plant, Swansea
Rob Williams spoke at a rally of Linamar workers and union members on Sunay 17th May to remind everyone of the need to fight to protect workers' rights, pay and conditions.
18-05-2009 08:55Postal worker stood firm against management intimidation at the Bridgwater Sorting Office, Somerset this week as bosses attempted to force them to deliver British National Party (BNP) leaflets in the run up to the forthcoming Euro elections.
18-05-2009 05:37Spot the difference
The publication date for the Summer 2009 issue of Veganarchy has been moved forward a few weeks, but things are looking good and soon enough we’ll be finished.
17-05-2009 22:44Saturday 23rd May, 1.00pm
Upstairs, Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, Manchester (city centre), M2 4JA.
17-05-2009 22:37with news of more than 1000 new deaths and thousands injured in just a few hours today in Vanni, tamils in london are calling for a solidarity protest outside the US embassy, grosvenor square on monday morning to urge barack obama to intervene.
17-05-2009 21:58Final cracks in EDO MBM appear to be showing as Brighton arms firm EDO MBM's holding company EDO (UK) Ltd loses all but one director.