UK Newswire Archive
23-07-2001 18:16Another piece of right-wing journalism: The IMC reporter who was brutally beaten up by police in Saturday's raid on the IMC/GSF buildings now serves as scapegoat. The blood-thirsty tabloid declares him as "mastermind behind the attacks on the G8 summit". But the story is so weak that even the Evening Standard (which is owned by the same company) chose not to carry it.
23-07-2001 17:33Nobody said getting to Genoa and the G8 conference would be easy. (The latter proved impossible). The powers that be had decided our 20-hour journey on the Globalise Resistance train would be as uncomfortable as possible.
23-07-2001 14:12A GSF press conference is currently taking place, with representatives calling for the Berlusconi government to resign
23-07-2001 13:50We assume that at every meeting there are at least one
journalist and one Special Branch officer. Therefore
we are shocked but not surprised about the 'infiltration'.
Here is some more info on how the womble organise.
23-07-2001 13:29Solidarity action at Italian Consulate in Manchester
WE ARE ALL BLACK BLOCK! WE ARE EVERYWHERE!
23-07-2001 13:26Please verify this press release
23-07-2001 12:45Can anyone confirm Italian Totskyists' assertion that Austrian and French media also report one woman demonstrator killed in Genoa?
23-07-2001 12:36Geneva -- Ever since the disastrous "Battle of Seattle" in 1999, the World Trade Organization has been trying to remake its image, trading in the persona of global tyrant for that of a "hip," "with it" agent of change. The group's efforts took a bizarre turn today with the unauthorized release of a memo outlining a sophisticated WTO public relations campaign intended to win the support of American youth.
23-07-2001 12:04imc genoa under police siege, call for help from Saturday
23-07-2001 12:00This was on "La Repubblica". There was a snapshot of this guy. It is up to British comrades to find him.
23-07-2001 11:26some interesting tidbits read about the european union
"How modern elite theory avoided fascism"
23-07-2001 09:38list of UK Italian consulates etc - fancy a solidarity action?
23-07-2001 03:15After Genoa we should not criminalize the Black Bloc or accuse anarchists, for what happened in Genoa has very little to do with their tactics, and there is ever more evidence that the top trashers were cops in disguise.
23-07-2001 00:41www.PoliceThePolice.org.uk was launched this weekend. To apply pressure on the UK government via Number 10 Downing Street, to set up: A wholly Independent Body to investigate shootings by Police Officers in the UK.
23-07-2001 00:192 members of Globalise Resistance have been beaten and detained. The British Embassy has reported being denied consulate access by the Italian authorities (contrary to international law). Italy says everything is 'in order..' .
23-07-2001 00:12Police cannot ask your name, address or take photos under s.60. Don't let them abuse it! More details on your rights under s.60