UK Repression Newswire Archive
16-04-2002 11:23The failed coup d'etat against Venezuela marks a turning point not just for authentic democracy in our América, but also for authentic journalism.
The remote-control attempt by Washington and commercial interests - including various media giants within and outside of Venezuela - to topple the government of President Hugo Chávez by force has only made him stronger.
15-04-2002 17:45a few thoughts about Venezuela's current crisis, contradictory news and diverging opinions within Latin Americans back home and in the diaspora
14-04-2002 00:55Coup in Venezuela: An Eyewitness Account
By Gregory Wilpert
13-04-2002 17:36communication from winnipeg imc's contact in venezuela
16-02-2002 14:21An 18 yr old Leeds schoolboy was finally returned home last night after disappearing in China following a Falun Gong appeal to end the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China
11-02-2002 11:14The three day Big Blockade (Block and Roll!) of Faslane Trident nuclear submarine base has begun early today , all 4 main gates are blocked and there have been about 30 arrests so far.
30-01-2002 12:58Evidence needed in ongoing trial
19-11-2001 23:01Good news on acquital of GM crop protesters
01-09-2001 18:01Campaigners lie down in front of tractor But GM planting goes ahead on the Black Isle, North Scotland...
27-08-2001 16:23The Leeds Festival 2001 turned to rioting last night as thousands of festival goers decided to burn the toilets...
30-06-2001 21:37Six people have been arrested during a 100-strong demonstration against genetically modified crops.
01-05-2001 17:35the Leeds Mayday protest - the tour of shame!
29-03-2001 11:25Leeds Students Campaign against PR Company Involvement in the College
Burson-Marsteller is the world's largest PR network, whose past and present clients include fascist Argentina, Nicolae Ceaucescu, Monsanto, MacDonalds and the World Bank. Now they plan to get involved in running Leeds Metropolitan University
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.
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.
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.
11-08-2000 19:06CZ Police are hounding soundsystems from across Europe out of CZ in preparation for the IMF meeting in Prague