UK Newswire Archive
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09-08-2009 21:46The Free West Papua Campaign announce…
14th August 2009 – DAY OF THE BROKEN PROMISE
Demonstration at the Dutch and Indonesian Embassies
LONDON: Friday 14th August 2009
Starting at 13.00 outside the Netherlands Embassy, 38 Hyde Park Gate, London, SW7 5DP
To mark the 47th anniversary of the signing of the New York Agreement in which all Papuans were promised the right to participate in an act of self-determination we invite you to a demonstration at the Dutch and Indonesian embassies. We will be demanding that the governments of the Netherlands and Indonesia put right the broken promise they made to the people of West Papua.
09-08-2009 21:31Saharawi students due to attend a course in the UK have been prevented from travelling, interrogated and violently assaulted by the Moroccan police. Please contact the Moroccan Ministry of Justice and the British Ambassador to Morocco to help ensure their safety.
09-08-2009 19:34for more see www.smashedo.org.uk
09-08-2009 18:58"The pro-coup dailies in Honduras are abuzz with EXCELLENT NEWS FOR THE COUP REGIME!
Faced with the reality that millions of Hondurans have done the math and figured out that 14,000 National Police plus 9,000 members of the Armed Forces do not equal enough force to squash their unarmed movement to topple the coup d’etat, coup “president” Roberto Micheletti has called in the reserves.
The pro-coup daily La Tribuna gushes that the cavalry has come to save the coup regime from the forward march of the Honduran people:
More than 2,000 reservists, veterans of war and retired officials of the Armed Forces (FFAA, in its Spanish initials) reiterated their support for the President, Roberto Micheletti, at the celebration of the National Day of the Reservist."
09-08-2009 18:13DEFEND JOBS, DEFEND THE PLANET - VESTAS SOLIDARITY MEETING
Wednesday 12 August at 7.30 pm
Riverside Community Centre
Brunel St. (off Ninian Park Road), ten mins from Cardiff Central Station
Watch a video of the event here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdcU_eNw_j0
09-08-2009 17:58VISA ELECRON and HALIFAX exploiting consumers !
09-08-2009 17:50This year DISARM DSEi are taking the fight against the arms trade to the heart of the arms trade – the investors and financers in The City.
09-08-2009 16:32In the last issue of the MULE we looked at several powerful institutions that run Manchester. Below, Tim Hunt talks to Morag Rose about one of those featured, CityCo, and sees how playing in the streets has become a subversive act.
09-08-2009 11:26When banks started to go belly-up the government moved fast to shore up the gaps. But for charities and public bodies who lost millions in the Icesave crash, the future is still uncertain.
09-08-2009 08:52A second parliamentary report in a week criticises the government over its involvement in torture and rendition, at the end of last month, a legal charity brought a court case against the government over its involvement in rendering foreign nationals through British territory, on Friday the High Court revealed further MI5 involvement in torture in Morocco and today Miliband and Johnson write in the Telegraph in support of it...
09-08-2009 00:24Although you people in Europe are sensible and have government insurance, never trust the United States. They will be trying to privatize every part of your economy they can. They are privatizing everything over here including Social Security. Not even Medicare is free anymore. Don't trust these bastards. The health insurance companies are the largest parasites in the world. I myself am about to move to New Zealand or some other rational, non warlike country.
08-08-2009 21:44Mr Stephen Evans has been defending the role and record in Bangladesh of his predecessor as UK High Commissioner. Mr Evans has denied that his processor did anything wrong or that he interfered in the internal political and the democratic processes of Bangladesh. In his defence of his predecessor, Mr Stephen Evans said that his Govt is interested in helping the establishment of human rights in Bangladesh.
To regard those acts as definitely other than criminal and immoral—as most Americans do—is to believe that anything—anything—can be legitimate means: at worst, a necessary, lesser, evil. At least, if done by Americans, on the order of a president, during wartime.