UK Newswire Archive
05-04-2011 18:37Gardaí (police) in Co Mayo, Ireland have been recorded talking about threatening to rape a woman in their custody. The Gardaí, including a Sergeant, have been prominent in policing protests against Shell’s inland gas refinery.
05-04-2011 16:44DISABLED IRISH MAN DENIED THE RIGHT TO VISIT HIS FAMILY BEFORE HE DIES.
05-04-2011 15:48War Resisters' International - an international network of more than 80 antimilitarist groups in more than 40 countries - declares:
We are sick and tired of military interventions that shield behind false "humanitarian motives" - be that in Libya or elsewhere.
We are sick and tired of the logic of violence as a form of resolving social and political conflicts.
Yet once again we have to address these themes as if nothing has been learnt in the last hundred years.
We absolutely reject foreign military intervention in Libya, whatever the excuse.
We also reject the use of violence as a response to the multiple conflicts in Libya.
05-04-2011 15:40Author of the Goldstone Report, Judge Richard Goldstone, promised to work to nullify the contested report and has accepted an invitation to visit Israel, Army Radio reported on Tuesday. He wants to "wait for the dust to settle" in the aftermath of an op-ed he penned in the Washington Post last week, in which he wrote that Israel, contrary to his famed UN report, did not target civilians in Operation Cast Lead as a matter of policy, AP reported.
05-04-2011 15:20we feel we must share our experience and only wish we'd got a picture of the dirty pigs face
05-04-2011 15:16A brief description and thoughts on the 26th March Black Bloc in central London.
05-04-2011 14:07Relates the true radiological impact of the radiation from Fukushima
05-04-2011 11:42On Saturday the 14th of May there will be a mass protest against government induced debt in central London. More details will follow nearer the time. Many people are fed up of the way the government has handled the economy with massive borrowing and massive spending on useless things like the 2012 Olympics which are costing around 10 billion pounds.
05-04-2011 10:51Its author, Maikel Nabil Sanad, arrested after publicizing his findings on the net.
Below is a summary of some of the main findings of his report. For the full report go to the War Resisters International website at: www.wri-irg.org
Note: Maikel Nabil Sanad, 25, lives in Cairo, and is a political activist and blogger. In April 2009 he founded the "No to Compulsory Military Service Movement". As a pacifist, he declared his conscientious objection to military service and demanded to be exempted from it. He was arrested on 12 November 2010, by military police, but released two days later, and finally exempted from military service on medical grounds. He participated in the Tahrir demonstrations from the start.