UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
09-07-2005 06:00They've been privately fuming for months at the unnaccountable way in which celebrity campaigners like Bono, Geldof and Richard Curtis have consistently hijacked the Make Poverty History campaign and message. But finally, as the G8's disappointing communique was released, it was only now that the NGOs' anger finally boiled over as they sat with their heads in their hands.
Peaceful fun atmosphere in the communal kitchen of the Healand Barrio
But as the police lines tightened, an impromptu street party took place instead.
07-07-2005 21:04All morning, people have been allowed to leave on one by one basis on condition that they are searched, they give names, are filmed/photographed and have good excuse to leave (like catching a train). In the afternoon, two large groups (around 300) attempted to leave the campsite.
07-07-2005 18:41i know this is the wrong space to publish this kind of mainstream statement, but i posted it on bbc "have your say"- while submitting it I realised that they wont publish it anyway. So, posting it here is kinda just to beat my frustration with the corporate media.
The BBC discussion was on the issue of allowing G8 protests.
07-07-2005 13:56Thursday 7th, 3pm there is space in glasgow for people to sleep tonight.
06-07-2005 15:53The eco-site in Stirling is at the forefront of the G8 protest. What's really happening at Hori-Zone?
06-07-2005 00:16On Tuesday 5th July, the first wave of hillwalkers set off into the Ochil hills - walking for several hours to reach the peaks overlooking Gleneagles itself.
05-07-2005 16:07Liverpool social housing and local parks under threat.
05-07-2005 14:23Institute of Autonomy Evicted during G8
As an international, multicultural, antifascist centre it was named after Ernst Kirchweger, an antifascist who was killed during a demonstration in the 1960s.