In the Scottish edition of the Times, a picture of the Edinburgh Mosque holds the frontpage along with a headline suggesting links to extremism.
But, what the article doesn't say, is that Edinburgh Mosque is only one of several mosques in which controversial literature is found.
According to Craig Murray, the film today about the Cotton Industry in Uzbekistan is very recommended viewing, as are the obituaries for journalist Alisher Saipov, who challenged the Uzbek torture regime of Karimov and Mark Yakovlevich Weil, theatre director.
This weekend, the Edinburgh Independent and Radical Bookfair clashed with the London Anarchist Bookfair.
It was the 11th bookfair organised by Word Power bookshop.
The first official order for the so-called "$100 laptop" has been placed by the government of Uruguay.
The XO laptop, as the machine is known, has been developed to be used primarily by children in the developing world.
It is durable, waterproof and can be powered by solar, foot-pump or pull-string powered chargers. It includes a sunlight readable display so that it can be used outside and has no moving parts.
Private US security contractors accused of shooting dead 17 innocent Iraqis may have been offered partial immunity by the US state department, say reports.
27-10-2007 the Nederlandse Volks Unie (NVU) demonstrated in Arnhem under the topic "deathscentence for childrapers and childmurderers". The NVU also demonstrates a lot with the NPD in Germany.
We, the antifa made action against the nazidemo.
In the elections held last Sunday in Poland any news unfortunately must have been bad news for somebody from the Left.
Although the so called “Left and Democrats” party obtained good result and became third power in the parliament, it doesn't yet guarantee that any leftist projects or at least discourses will make their way through, as the leaders of the party publicly declare that their formation is maximum “central-leftist” (www.lewica.pl
). Being leftist in post-soviet Poland in the opinion of many means supporting totalitarian regimes, being nostalgic about the past and anti-modernist. In the best case idealist and utopian's.
In the morning of 24 October at 6.20 a.m. 250 police with dogs marched into a refugee accommodation in Remscheid (about 50 km northeast of Cologne).
They broke into rooms, handcuffed people and forced refugees onto the floor. Rooms were searched for at least two hours.
It was declared as a drugs raid, accompanied by journalists, to carry the criminalisation through media into people’s heads.