UK Newswire Archive
28-05-2001 00:12On Saturday, there were serious clashes between nationalists and police in the Portadown area of Northern Ireland. 57 police were injured by a hail of petrol bombs, 'acid bombs' (according to the bbc) and missiles in the Garvaghy road, after protestants made their yearly provocative march into a nationalist area. Police fired 6 plastic bullets at the protesters.
27-05-2001 19:03The New York Times, Sunday May 27 reports on a major upheaval in Nothern England, describing over 500 youth fighting a pitched battle in the streets with riot clad cops. Any Indymedia reports or interviews on that came down?
27-05-2001 18:43A new web site is being set up to "encourage and facilitate mass international mobilisation to Barcelona in June". It is being put together by a group, mainly based in the UK, who are excited by the prospect of doing a positive action, that celebrates our abillity and intent to chaqnge the world, in the most symbolic of places. It can be found at:
27-05-2001 12:25This weekend activists set up a No Borders camp outside Campsfield Detention Centre. Please come and join us and make the camp permenant.
27-05-2001 09:26fucking peasants are revolting,M.A.M.
This is a schemata of the component arrangements for the salt-water sourced plant being tested by various car companies around the world the past few months. The critical breakthrough is that hydrogen is produced on-board by light-metal oxidation - and instead of CONSUMING energy (to break down the water), it PRODUCES energy in considerable amounts.
26-05-2001 23:36A group from 'No Borders' will be travelling from London to Oxford on saturday morning. For further info about the camp ring: 01865 - 726804 / 558145
26-05-2001 15:45This is the "new world order", the unification of the entire world in one complete market. Nations are department stores with CEO's dressed as governments, and the new regional alliances, economic and political, come closer to being a modern commercial "mall" than a political federation. The "unification" produced by neoliberalism is economic, it is the unification of markets to facilitate the circulation of money and merchandise. In the gigantic global Hypermarket merchandise circulates freely, not people.
26-05-2001 14:11For the purpose of international resistance, a new group in Hackney is making contacts with activists across the globe by using the international language Esperanto.
26-05-2001 10:35CH seriously blotted his copybook (with blood) by sticking
up for a throatslitter like KERRY.
25-05-2001 22:12The Situation for the hunger strikers is getting worse. The Turkish government are refusing vitamin B1 to those coming off - which means serious brain damage.
25-05-2001 18:54David Shayler says "don't vote, it only encourages them". David, if you're interested the Anarchist Federation has printed a whole bunch of stickers with that slogan. In fact I've got a pile right here.
25-05-2001 16:53Secretary-General Kofi Annan has stressed that developed countries, particularly the United States -- the world's leading emitter of greenhouses gases -- must take the helm in stemming global climate change.