UK Newswire Archive
22-06-2002 14:37Immigration, illegality and the closing gates of fortress Europe are top on the agenda of both the politicians in the Seville EU Summit and the protesters outside. Spain, as the final act of its EU presidency, wants to come to a joint immigration and asylum policy that would make Europe as inaccessible as possible for anyone from outside.
22-06-2002 14:26Solidarity with two young Israelis who are refusing to serve in the Occupied Territories
22-06-2002 14:21Italian police have been accused of fabricating evidence against anti-globalisation protesters at last year's G8 summit in Genoa by planting petrol bombs at their headquarters and falsely accusing them of stabbing a police officer.
22-06-2002 13:49Declaration of the gathering of social movements and disobedients, Seville, June 2002.
22-06-2002 12:08100 demonstrators locked-in a church to draw attention to lock-in of migrants without papers. Surrounded by police, situation unstable.
22-06-2002 10:26Lay translation of the Indymedia.NL verdict
21-06-2002 22:10The great and the good met to decide the world's future. Nothing in it for us! The outside right report it on radio.
21-06-2002 20:10on the outskirts we were stopped by the Guarda Civil. We were ordered out of the car and spent around 5 minutes on the edge of the road as two cops went through our passports and bags while two more stood a bit back with machine guns
21-06-2002 20:08Police in western Turkey have threatened to kill some people, after they filed a complaint that three of them, including a five-year-old girl, had been tortured in custody.
21-06-2002 20:01The seven Kurdish Hunger Strikers will be travelling from Plymouth to London for the national demonstration on Saturday. One of the Hunger Strikers will speak at the rally. Tail-end local press reports on the hunger strike and a quick update are copied below:
21-06-2002 19:56A locally produced fish delicacy must pay £15,000 simply to apply for product protection and then face possible international legal objections before it can call the "Arbroath Smokie" its own, Angus Scottish Nationalist MP Michael Weir told the Commons Wednesday June 18.
21-06-2002 19:44JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli tanks fired on a fruit and vegetable market in the West Bank city of Jenin on Friday, killing three Palestinians who mistakenly thought a curfew had been lifted, witnesses said.
21-06-2002 18:27What might the Bush family resort to in order to conceal its deep dark family history?