UK Newswire Archive
19-10-2009 22:03Appeal of two people arrested during the Carnival Against the Arms Trade (see - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/05/399714.html)
19-10-2009 22:013pm today migrants burnt two cells. 900 people are being held, including minors. One 12 year old doesn't want to leave his father, and so he is still held, despite an offer to release (abandon?) him on his own!
Fire brigade called, riot police attack, 6 migrants hospitalised by MAT, 2 more have received no medical care. One migrant incarcerated 4 months...
THE GREEK REGIME IS ACTING LIKE THE TURK, WE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TURK AFTER 1822, WITH BYRON AND DELACROIX ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Massacre_at_Chios, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chios_Massacre).
HOSTAGES HELD BY THE ATTACK DOGS OF THE GREEK STATE!!!
19-10-2009 21:58Departure of a anglo-french charter has been programmed this tuesday 20th october in the evening after a step in Lille-Lesquin, said a Cimade's responsible. Police has confirmed this information. This plane will be the first since 2005.
The question has now become not what we can do, but what we must do; not what we are comfortable with, but what we are fully capable of; not what is convenient, but what is completely necessary to stop the destruction of our home.
19-10-2009 16:50see decommissioners.co.uk
The demonstration, called by the Stop Deportation Network and the International Federation of Iraqi Refugee, saw protesters holding banners and placards and shouting slogans against forcible deportation in general and to a war zone like Iraq in particular.
Speakers, including veteran anti-war protester Brian Haw, denounced the British government's hypocrisy and its role in creating the Iraqi refugee crisis through its involvement in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Two deportees, who had been returned to Brook House detention centre after the flight was turned away at Baghdad airport by the Iraqi authorities, also spoke on the phone and told protesters, via a megaphone, of the violence and mistreatment they had experienced during the deportation at the hands of immigration officers and private security guards.
19-10-2009 15:19There will be a mass demonstration against the ongoing war in Afghanistan this Saturday the 24th of October starting at Hyde Park, Marble Arch end 12noon and then marching to Trafalgar Square for a mass rally.
19-10-2009 14:42Original Article -
19-10-2009 14:06Campaigners will gather tonight in Camden Lock to hold a candle-lit vigil for seven Saharawi human rights campaigners 'disappeared' in Morocco.
19-10-2009 12:12There's an online poll which you can be sure all the bnp supporters and those with poorly argued free-speech lines will be clicking on. Maybe worth a click?
19-10-2009 12:03Sheida Jahanbin, a former member of the Freedom and Equality Seeking Students in Iran, is facing deportation from the Netherlands where she resides in exile. Sheida is twenty seven years old. She was a student of Architecture and Graphic Design at the Azad University of Tehran before she was forced to abandon her studies and flee Iran following her arrest for holding a left-wing meeting. Before she left Iran she had a promising career in journalism writing for Tose’e Newspaper, Azma Magazine and Fekre Rooz journal. If Sheida is deported, she will face arrest, prison, torture and even death.
19-10-2009 11:57Nikai: Free Our Comrades! Town Hall occupied, and left (last night, apparently) and University Head has offices occupied too, in time for lunch today!
Talk too of stuff happening at the National Students' Union.
Separately in the suburb of Halandri, a school is still occupied by the students, even after an attack by the far right.
19-10-2009 11:48Royal Mail is attempting to break the strikes!