UK Newswire Archive
02-02-2010 14:23You can never be sure of a winner in greyhound racing but greyhound’s getting smashed-up is a dead cert. Gulleen Star, Loughmore Boy, Kilkeedy Blue, Ardera Express, Malbay Katie, Glenske Sky, Skywalker Brenda and Fida Cascada were just some of the greyhounds to lose their life in January 2010, all in the name of sport, all soon forgotten.
02-02-2010 09:08Two actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in January 2010, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch.
02-02-2010 01:17The English Defence League (EDL) claim to be against extreme Islam yet on their website is a link to a news story of an Asian man being convicted of rape. What has this got to do with extreme Islam? Which other groups highlight black/asian crime? The BNP and the NF.
02-02-2010 00:25This is serious: environmental issues are being shamelessly manipulated by vested government and military (UK/US) interests to undermine the entire ethical position of the global environmental movement. See below for links:
02-02-2010 00:11Zapatistas denounce the eviction and destruction of an indigenous
community and accuse the government of aiming to set up ecotourism
'Reforestation' is the pretext used by the authorities to perform the
operation against the EZLN support bases.
Hermann Bellinghausen, La Jornada Sunday 31 January 2010, p. 7, originally
published in Spanish.
01-02-2010 18:20[If you would like to add your group or organisation's name to the list of signatories to this statement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Other things you can do to help stop mass deportations to Nigeria are listed below.]
01-02-2010 14:38"The U.S. government is an immoral enterprise -- engaged in imperial wars, propping up corrupt bankers and supersized corporations, crushing small businessmen, plundering the tax-base for corporate welfare, snooping on the private lives of citizens -- and we want no more part of it. The gods of the empire, are not the gods of Vermont."
01-02-2010 13:53Subvert The City Arts Collective presents an evening of animal rights films.
01-02-2010 12:52Next meeting of Sheffield's communist discussion group.
01-02-2010 11:59"A weekend of networking, reflection, strategic discussions & campaign planning for anyone involved in ecological direct action who believes in non-hierarchical organisation and directly confronting the forces responsible for the destruction of the Earth and its inhabitants"
6pm Fri 5th - Sun 7th Feb 2010
Dipton Community Centre, Front Street (A692), Dipton, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 9DR
01-02-2010 11:48This February will see the launch of ‘Adopt-a-Resident’ at Hasty Lane, an event forming part of the campaign protesting against the expansion of Manchester Airport. Hasty Lane, home to historic cottages and surrounded by acres of open ground and important ecological habitats, is under threat due to the plans and its residents are facing forced removal from their homes.
01-02-2010 10:56Come along and try free vegan food and support us helping people to learn to eat less or no animal products:-
for personal health,
for the environment, reducing carbon emissions,
to enable enough food for the starving millions in the world
and to stop the abuse and slaughter of millions of animals.
01-02-2010 01:15In an action designed to highlight the democratic rights denied to their contemporaries still in Sri Lanka, Tamils in the UK came together this weekend to vote on the issue of independance.