UK Newswire Archive
25-09-2009 20:45UPDATE FROM WEST YORKSHIRE ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP
25-09-2009 18:57The sell-off of General Motors’ European operations, Opel and Vauxhall, to the Canadian-Russian consortium Magna has elicited a poisonous “us first” response by the trade unions involved, that stomps all over any notion of class solidarity.
25-09-2009 18:45The refugee camps in Calais called the 'jungle' are smashed by French police... plus, climate campaigners blockade the Ffos-y-Fran opencast coal mine in Wales, the Titnore Protest Camp near Worthing holds a direct action picnic halting work on the new Tesco super store, animal rights campaigner Sean Kirtley is released from prison on an appeal, an abandoned cathedral in Bristol is squatted for a week of events and actions called Co-Mutiny, and more...
25-09-2009 18:28After activists staged a lock-on, London Fashion Weekend organisers ask The London Fur Company to pack up and leave.
25-09-2009 17:30In the aftermath of Bristol's long awaited Co-Mutiny I thought it important to engage in a dialogue on where we are now.
25-09-2009 13:50Please take some time to speak up in support of Lal Agha Gharibzada, a 64 year old man facing the threat of forced return to Afghanistan- a country riven by war, terrorism and poverty.
25-09-2009 12:37NO BORDERS GROUP OCCUPY CHIEF OF POLICE OFFICES IN CALAIS
Currently, twenty No Borders activists including some from the UK are
occupying the *sous-prefecture* in Calais, demanding an immediate end to
the persecution of migrants and calling for freedom of movement for all.
Soudabeh Heidari, aged 19.
25-09-2009 11:26Something nasty is at work in education. Billed as a radical NuLabour rethinking of how to educate children, 47 schools are to be run as privately sponsored Academies with international corporations such as weapons giant Vosper-Thornycroft.
Over the weekend of the 18/20 September, WARP celebrated 20 years. On the Saturday night they showed films, some that had used Park Hill as a location, from Aphex Twin's windowlicker, to The Arctic Monkeys.
America's obedient media is preparing domestic audiences for the possibility of the largest escalation of foreign armed forces in Afghanistan's history.
25-09-2009 03:23Washington, DC —After a seven-year court fight, including the first trial in years involving the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been ordered by a federal judge to disclose 1,017 pages of records obtained during an investigation of controversial toxicology lab Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) to In Defense of Animals, the animal protection group said today.
25-09-2009 01:10Today at the UN, New York, States are signing a treaty which excludes core obligations and the right to development which will result in people becoming far more dependent on the State/Corporations and also result in discrimination against the poor. Many States are following these policies. However with these rights excluded it will be harder to discern the difference between terrorists and 'freedom fighters'. It is now known the rights to fight for.
24-09-2009 23:22tommrow newcastle animal rights and northen animal rights will be teaming up and protesting against fu at fewicks
1. enter a power plant and to shut down the production
2. confront politicians and energy companies with direct action, challenging the existing system
3. to evoke international recognition of the intentness of climate movements
4. mobilise people for climate activism by participating in an creative, colourful and integrating action
5. and finally to raise awareness about the conflict between coal power and climate change