UK Prague/IMF/WB Newswire Archive
10-11-2000 23:23Molly gives us a piece of her mind on some of the reaction to the events in Prague s26.
poster adds: I too was pretty disappointed with some meetings back in the UK after the momentous events of Prague. But I have had some very good positive meetings as well. I guess some may be offenened by Molly but it is good people tell it like they feel.
13-10-2000 01:44Anthony Hannigan, known us as Teapot from Faslane Peace Camp, is still being held in the Czech Republic after being arrested on his way back from the protests against the IMF. He was on a bus filled with people from Scotland which made a stop just short of the Czech border.
04-10-2000 17:18RTS: Call for solidarity action at London's Czech Embassy this Friday 6 October from 4:pm.
29-09-2000 23:47Accounts of severe human rights abuse and political repression following mass random arrests in Prague. Call for prosecution of responsible agents and release of all political prisoners.
29-09-2000 18:25'Luddites' we should not ignore - article from The Guardian
Instead of vilifying the Prague protesters, we could learn from them
27-09-2000 07:46Report put together from eye witness accounts of marches and blockades in Prague - this is only an outline and in no way a full account of events. Protests were city wide and numerous, both peacful resistance and active confrontations occured with a single united voice - Shut down the IMF - Shut down the World Bank.
26-09-2000 22:19IMCUK reporters in Prague have received several reports of mass arrests is the streets of Prague tonight.
26-09-2000 20:11[Repost from IMC Prague, see url] An IMC reporter inside the IMF/WB Congress center notes the mood among delegates as demonstrators almost enter the meeting area.
25-09-2000 17:41After reaching land following the hanging of a banner near the congress center an unkown number of activists were reportedly assulted and detained by unmarked police, according to Samantha at the INPEG press center.
Police are also performing spot checks in the area and on public transport, increasing the tension ahead of tomorrows main protests.
24-09-2000 22:13The Italian train has been allowed to come to Prague. The news was announced at a sit-in at Karlov-bridge, on Sunday-evening around 8:30 PM.
21-09-2000 08:00Prague authorities have revoked permits for all street demonstrations on September 26th.
This obvious abuse of power probably won't stop the thousands of activists gearing up to disrupt the IMF/World Bank meetings next week.
Activists from around the globe can also help out by signing the open protest letter to Czech President Vaclav Havel (once political prisoner himself), and by faxing it to his office and/or sending email.
18-09-2000 17:22The Electronic Telegraph makes some staggering mistakes.
14-09-2000 11:32Food bus denied entry on german border
by e 2:36pm Wed Sep 13 '00
12-09-2000 03:50The Independent Media Center of Prague calls you, journalists, media activists, and rabble-rousers of the world to join us in creating democratic, grassroots and political coverage of the S26 protests in Prague and around the world.
22-08-2000 18:56IMC-UK is accused by IMC - Prague (Czech Republic) of Censoring Posts.
11-08-2000 19:06CZ Police are hounding soundsystems from across Europe out of CZ in preparation for the IMF meeting in Prague