UK Newswire Archive
The Pakistani military is repeating the same genocidal mayhem as it did in East Pakistan to secede it into Bangladesh. Now it is once again at its best for further balkanizing Pakistan at the behest of its paymasters. There is apparently always some very good justification for practicing the 'war on terror' upon civilian populations.
30-05-2009 16:55To view 'From the Shacks to the Constitutional Court' visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_T7OKD05Vw
To view an excerpt of 'A Place in the City' visit
To view 'Dear Mandela' visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caBo002T4eI
To find out more about 'When the Mountain Meets its Shadow', a new film about life and struggle in Cape Town, visit http://when-the-mountain-meets-its-shadow.com/
Abahlali baseMjondolo, together with with Landless People's Movement (Gauteng), the Rural Network (KwaZulu-Natal) and the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, is part of the Poor People's Alliance - a national network of democratic membership based poor people's movements.
30-05-2009 15:37Around 60-70 Iraqi’s have sought refuge in a church in Copenhagen, after the Danish government finalised plans to forcefully deport around 280 people to Iraq despite the country’s instability and objections from UNHCR.
The government has unveiled plans that will require Internet Service Providers to track all our emails, calls, texts, internet use and so on. There is currently a consultation on these plans - or should I say "plan", as there is only 1 option given.This is an immense infringement of civil liberties, not to mention a major risk to our private data - but it won't make us any safer.
30-05-2009 11:22Meeting at the 'Coal-An Answer to Energy Security?' (as if) conference at Chatham House , 10 St James Square, SW1 At 5pm to leave at 6pm sharp
30-05-2009 04:50Bush also struck a congenial note when he took the stage, giving Clinton top billing as he told the audience: "Welcome to the Bill and George Show." He joked that his mother, Barbara Bush, told him Clinton has been spending so much time with his own father, former US president George HW Bush, that he is "like a son to her. So brother, it's good to see you."
30-05-2009 00:42Despite massive international pressure, on Wed 27th May, the United Nations Human Rights Council refused calls to investigate allegations of war crimes by both sides. Instead it supported Sri Lanka in handling the humanitarian crisis under it's own initiative. The session had been called because of alarm over the high number of civilian casualties as well as the island's treatment of displaced Tamil civilians. The call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay for aid agencies to be given free access to the camps so they can provide the Tamils with critical relief was also not agreed upon.
29-05-2009 19:45The Ministry of Public Order announced the launching of a post-euroelection massive pogrom of immigrants from the center of Athens, and their displacement in a huge concentration camp off the city.
29-05-2009 19:27French authorities on Thursday authorised the release of Julien Coupat, who has been detained for more than six months on suspicion of sabotaging high-speed train lines, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.
FIRE DESTROYS OFFICES OF VIVISECTION SUPPLIER (USA)
LEATHER EXPO TORCHED IN MEMORY OF FALLEN ACTIVIST (Mexico)
PAYBACK TIME FOR THE ANIMALS INSIDE HLS (Germany)
DOG RESCUED FROM RAPIST (Sweden)
BUTCHER SHOP VANDALIZED, DOG RESCUED (USA)
GREYHOUND RESCUE DEDICATED TO JAKE CONROY (Spain)
OPEN RESCUE OF 16 HENS (Czech Republic)
SURPRISE FOR SCHERING PLOUGH DIRECTOR (Belgium)
ALF CELEBRATES END OF COCKFIGHTING BUSINESS (Mexico)
GAMEKEEPER TRAPS IN THE COTSWOLDS TRASHED (UK)
WINDOWS ETCHED AT BERLIN FUR SHOP (Germany)
the blood of innocents.
29-05-2009 17:23You may be aware of the eco-village occupation which is being planned for Saturday June 6th (see deatils below). The idea is to occupy a disused urban site in SW London near Hammersmith and to start an eco-village community based on sustainable methods of living such as vegetable growing, compost toilets the works. Come and be a part of it.
Welcome to This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 23ed through the 29th, 2009.
29-05-2009 16:32A call to arms for the left against the pornography business world.
29-05-2009 15:24The University of California at Los Angeles has won greater legal protection for its scientists, after a series of violent attacks by opponents of the use of animals in research.