Archive - 2007

December 18th

Dawn raid protesters block centre

A group of protesters are blockading an immigration office in Glasgow as part of a nationwide protest.[pic]

Home Office dawn raided across the UK

Glasgow Reporting Centre at Brand Street is shut down this morning as 'No Borders' activists and friends from the Unity Centre have locked on to the gates and put up a tripod much to the frustration of a 'dawn raid' team that arrived at 5.30 to raid a family's home. COME AND JOIN US!

No Dawn Raids In Glasgow This Morning.

Small group of concerned citizens blockade the Home Office @ Brand street in Govan, Glasgow.

December 17th

Scottish human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar prosecuted

Scottish lawyer Aamer Anwar is due to appear before the High Court in Edinburgh in January 2008 on charges of contempt of court, relating to statements he made following the conviction of his client on terrorism charges in September.

Bali Deal Worse Than Kyoto

Monbiot on the Bali talks and Saint al's role in kneecapping Kyoto ten years back.

December 16th

NATO's NAMSA Signs Logistic Support Cooperation MoU With Israel

On Nov 21/07, The NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency's (NAMSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Logistic Support Cooperation with Israel….

Edinburgh city in funding black hole

DOZENS of major city council projects costing nearly £400 million are under threat due to a massive financial black hole. Documents leaked to the Evening News have revealed the extent of the crisis facing the council, with a huge range of flagship schemes classed as "unfunded".

21 Edinburgh teens held on rioting charges

POLICE have arrested 21 teenagers in a crackdown after riots at a city retail park. The youths were rounded up by a special team of officers who identified the offenders through security camera footage.

The French Connection: Libya Seeking Arms Deals

"...there have been widespread reports in recent days that France and Libya have signed a Memorandum of Understanding covering arms deals worth up to EUR 4.5 billion, including the first foreign sale of the Rafale fighter. Has France learned the lessons of Morocco and Saudi Arabia? Can the Rafale find an export home at last? Will the deals come to fruition? DID reports."

December 15th

Italy. Hand off the Rrom children

EveryOne Group has reason to believe, after listening to the testimony of many Rrom families and Italian citizens who are in contact with Rrom families, that a further violation of the rights of the Rroms is about to take place.