UK Terror War Newswire Archive
15-01-2009 12:43Bethlehem – Ma’an/Agencies – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon expressed outrage to top Israeli officials on Thursday after Israeli forces shelled the main UN relief compound in Gaza City.
"I conveyed my strong protest and outrage to the defense minister and the foreign minister and demanded a full explanation," Ban said, adding that he had demanded an investigation into the shelling.
15-01-2009 12:31Short texts & updates from the blogger -
9:45 am GMT/11:45 Gaza time:
Families from neighbouring buildings trying to run to safety to hospital from fire & gunfire. Most staff wearing masks due to fear of phosphorous gas attack.
9:04 am GMT/11:04 Gaza time:
fire out window 10 yards from babies in incubators, putting out fire with pots and pans as hose does not reach.
14-01-2009 21:09On the 9th of January an email was sent to thousands of jews around the country telling them that the Board of Deputies of British Jews had canceled the so-called 'Peace Rally' on the 12th. A copy of the email was posted on indymedia and quickly hidden, correctly identified as a hoax. Now indymedia can reveal the culprits were the satirical 'Jewdas' anti-culture group whom some might remember from a really weird and rammed event at the rampART social centre several years ago. Below is their confession...
14-01-2009 18:47Sunday 11 January 2009 marked seven years of lawlessness, torture, abuse, arbitrary detention and all the extralegal excesses committed by the Bush administration in the name of the “war on terror” as the detention and torture camp at Guantánamo Bay “celebrated” its seventh birthday.
With pictures at: https://london.indymedia.org.uk/articles/474
14-01-2009 17:37Taking a strong stand for international law Evo Morales, President of Bolivia not only broke diplomatic ties with Israel today, but announced his support to charge Olmert with war crimes.
14-01-2009 10:27"There is no doubt that Israel is using phosphorous bombs over Gaza. Israel is flagrantly violating the Fourth Geneva Convention," says Raji Sourani, head of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) in Gaza.
14-01-2009 00:55NAZARETH, ISRAEL // Concerns about Israel’s use of non-conventional and experimental weapons in the Gaza Strip are growing, with evasive comments from spokesmen and reluctance to allow independent journalists inside the tiny enclave only fuelling speculation.
13-01-2009 12:07Two weeks ago thousands protested in Liverpool. Therefore we are looking for an even bigger turn out and these protests shall continue until Israel ceases its barbarity and lifts its draconian siege of Gaza. For the sake of the children and civillians dying in this catastrophe please spread the word far and wide.
13-01-2009 11:22I attended the second night of this tour in Bristol, and would highly recomend it. The opportunity to watch the conversation unfolding between these people is a rare and profound experience, full of emotional insights and even humour amongst the grim reality.
Please support this tour and check back to http://guantanamovoices.wordpress.com/about-the-project/ to find out more about how it came about. It's an incredible story.
13-01-2009 02:54Beitar, the Revisionist Zionist group founded by Jabotinsky, whose early members trained alongside Mussolini's blackshirts in Citavecchia, will be airing their extremist views at the Iranian embassy on Thursday.
It's only a short walk from the Israeli embassy, so confrontation seems inevitable, after Beitar members attacked people leaving the End the Massacre in Gaza demo last Wednesday.
13-01-2009 00:16Protesters have been in ocupation of the roof of an office of Rayheon in north Bristol, for over a month... See www.raytheonout.wordpress.com for more info... Any support, food, clean, warm cloths, water and building materials all welcome... find us opposite uwe Filton campus in Bristol Bussiness Park. Come and give your time living in luxuary in our 5 star tent village abd show your support for getting arms dealer out of our communities...!!!
On March 24, 1999, an emotional Tony Blair appealed to the House of Commons and to the people of Britain:
"We must act to save thousands of innocent men, women and children from humanitarian catastrophe."
12-01-2009 21:33The Free Gaza boat 'Spirit of Humanity' has sailed from the Cypriot port of Larnaca carrying doctors, parliamentarians, human rights observers and journalists. Israeli press reports suggest that the Israeli Navy plans to attack the boat in International or Gaza waters (the former would legally be piracy). The previous Free Gaza boat, the 'Dignity,' was rammed and had to seek refuge in Lebanon.