UK Newswire Archive
03-06-2013 12:43Ofcom is bound by LAW to have standards on satellite TV Channels being operated with OFCOM licences in the names of communities. Yet there is evidence of rampant violations of basic standards by the majority of these outlets.It APPEARS that OFCOM doesn’t have much respect for the communities in whose names these operators do their business. One such community, UK Bangladeshis, are set to change this. In a community petition launched ion East London this morning, UK Bangladeshis Say have set out a neat list of demands for OFCOM
03-06-2013 10:15On Tuesday June 11th thousands of activists will descend on central London to smash capitalism. This is what it will be like:
A new trial layout for traffic on Princes Street is set to make travel harder / more dangerous for cyclists. Message from Spokes below.
After a recent call out to activists across the country, Faslane Peace Camp hosted a series of meetings/gatherings to see what could be done to save the camp from closing due to low numbers of residents willing to live on the site. Newspapers across the world published articles indicating the camp would likely close, and activist groups across the country publicised our plight.
02-06-2013 20:39SchNEWS on yesterday's badger/antifa mash up
02-06-2013 19:11The military tribunal prosecution of Bradley Manning begins June 3rd at Ft. Meade, Maryland U.S.A. June 1st saw international demonstrations in solidarity with Bradley Manning. In London we headed to the U.S. embassy. In the days ahead for further updates on the 4 month trial go to http://www.bradleymanning.org/
Bradley Manning's trial starts Monday 3 June and this weekend activists around the world have been taking action in solidarity, including in London [Photos here | Links to reports etc. here] where around 250 people from all over gathered outside the US Embassy to hear speakers including Peter Tatchell, Vivienne Westwood and Craig Murray, music including David Rovics. There was also an ill-fated banner drop in Bristol [Report here], a smaller one with a replacement banner in Carmarthen and a presence in Cardiff and Haverfordwest. This is a brief report with some photos from Bristol and Cardiff.
02-06-2013 17:25A smallish EDL demo, oops sorry, "respecting the dead gathering", took place in Abingdon, and was met by a similar size counterdemo.
02-06-2013 12:10This week at The People's Kitchen we'll be serving falafel with all the expected salads, breads and sauces.
02-06-2013 10:43report from a comrade involved in the disturbances in Turkey
01-06-2013 23:56An EDL wreath-laying-type mobilisation (as elsewhere) was announced in Oxford today. A lively counter-demo was there, but they weren't - unless you count one or two grumpy looking guys.
01-06-2013 21:07Convocation for the Week of Worldwide Action:
“Juan Vázquez Guzmán lives!
The Bachajón struggle continues!”
Tuesday, June 25 to Tuesday, July 2, 2013
01-06-2013 20:46Photos of solidarity demo at Thessaloniki Turkish consulate
Demo on Monday evening in Athens being organized
Video of one of murders, attacked by water cannon