UK Repression Newswire Archive
09-01-2005 21:05In an election that failed to excite, Palestinians dutifully elected the man that Israel and its funder want. 69 year old Mahmoud Abbas is said to have won 70% of the vote, with a turn out of 65% after the polls were kept open for longer.
09-01-2005 19:24The Iraq Solidarity Campaign are asking people to complain about this sick act of terror
upon the people of Iraq.
Please read the article below and write your complaint to Keith Bradley MP, a former Labour government cabinet member who opposed the war and supported Anne Clwyd with the Campaign Against Repression and for Democratic Rights in Iraq (CARDRI).
He can be contacted on the e-mail: email@example.com
09-01-2005 18:32The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to safeguard the nation's medical products, but they're "taking care of business rather than patient safety",says FDA's associate safety director Dr. David J. Graham. In interviews, he and others highlight the all too brutal facts.
09-01-2005 15:28Internationals witness the arrest of children in Hebron whose heinous crime was for playing football in a deserted street.
Myself and three other internationals arrive in Hebron to liaise with local land action groups to fight the land seizures as more illegal settlements are built and the plans for the apartheid wall continue.
Hebron has been a divided city since the implementation of the Hebron accords which sliced it into areas H1 and H2, the population of over 120,000 people is all Palestinian Muslim apart from 500 or so Israeli settlers who are protected around the clock by 1200 Israeli soldiers.
08-01-2005 18:37The Balata Film Collective has produced its first film, 'Elections under Occupation'.
Download the film from www.balatacamp.net
08-01-2005 11:22After stupidly missing my morning flight to Tel Aviv on Thursday, I had to get the evening one instead. Arriving Friday morning after a comfortable flight (on which I had been upgraded to business class) I was lucky enough to happen upon another ISMer in the shared taxi to Jerusalem, although this only dawned on the both of us when we both ended up going to the same place where we were meant to make contact with the ISM.
08-01-2005 11:07After a long and sometimes boring legal battle with the Starbucks Corporation over the domain name http://www.starbuckscoffee.co.uk, the latter will be transferred to the evil and ubiquitous coffee chain on the 14/01/05 (approx)
08-01-2005 10:13A short film on the topic of the Indymedia sever siezures. With footage from the IMC space and the Camden Centre, one of the Autonomous Spaces around the European Social Forum.
film opens with quicktime media player. Go to the below link:
08-01-2005 06:03A communique about the situation of immigrants in greece, the tortures of Afghan refugees in Ag.Panteleimonas police station in Athens, and one view at the action of anarchists, antiauthoritarian and autonomous comrades to attack the station.
You will have heard nothing about this (beyond ridicule) from the mass media. Very worrying. Read from the bottom up.
06-01-2005 20:18A meeting about ID Cards was held in Liverpool on 6th January and a group loosely calling itself Liverpool Defy-ID Group was formed. Its going to be convening an organising and planning meeting in a week or so and will be trying to organise direct action on the 28th and longer-term action thereafter. Anyone in Liverpool interested in getting involved can contact me via this discussion group or my email.
06-01-2005 17:52LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tony Blair says that Palestinians must introduce reforms and new structures before any progress can be made on reviving the Middle East peace process...
06-01-2005 14:49The case against the foreign terror suspects imprisoned in Britain without trial for three years is partly founded on flawed and inaccurate intelligence, court papers seen by The Independent reveal.
05-01-2005 20:21After the assult last before new years eve which result in one person being taken to hospital with a head injury, more trouble appears to be brewing at the rampART...
05-01-2005 00:26US Government policy on harmless herbal substances is insane