UK Repression Newswire Archive
25-02-2005 14:45In 1992 I walked into the University of North Dakota Library to do some research of Congressional documents. I remember quite well the bitter cold of -40 below 0 and wind chills that would freeze you to the bone with some speed. However this cold is a warm summer day at the beach, in comparison to the documents I found.
25-02-2005 13:59Around International Women’s Day on March 8th, NUS Women’s Campaign and No Sweat will be organising a speaker tour with Houzan Mahmoud from the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq to promote solidarity with the Iraqi women's and trade union movements.
25-02-2005 05:04Lest we forget the crimes, the pain, the death!
24-02-2005 23:12INTERVIEW WITH HAMID MIR
BY SERGIO NAZZARO AND ROBERTO SAVIANO
(Hamid Mir, Osama Bin laden's official biographer is working as Editor Northern Region, GEO Television Network (24 hour private Urdu News Channel)
24-02-2005 18:3542 basque young people are standing trial in Madrid and asked 642 years of prison by the spanish fascists for their public and legal work in defence of the basque youth's rights and for their struggle for a free and socialist Basque Country.
24-02-2005 16:28In 1992 I walked into the University of North Dakota Library to do some research of Congressional documents. I remember quite well the bitter cold of -40 below 0 and wind chills that would freeze you to the bone with some speed. However this cold is a warm summer day at the beach, in comparison to the documents I found.
24-02-2005 14:45The text you are about to read is a combination of words that were all written by Giuliana Sgrena, the italian journalist kidnapped in Irak (for more news about Giuliana you can see: http://www.rsf.fr/sgrena-en.php3).
Some of them were part of her appeal contained in the video released by her captors and the others are from an article she wrote on July 1, 2004 about Mithal, an Iraqi woman detained in Abu Grahib.
23-02-2005 18:16The squatted police station at Stepney Green (Arbour Square) expect an unexpected eviction tomorrow.
23-02-2005 17:20The squatted police station at Stepney Green (Arbour Square) expect an unexpected eviction tomorrow.
23-02-2005 16:52Film makers are invited to submit documentaries on human rights and ecology theemes for Brazilian film festival.
The festival is in Northen Brazil , is in its 4th year and held in the most beautiful location. All expenses covered for selected films...
See you in paradise
22-02-2005 19:39The government has recently tabled two amendments to the Serious Organised Crime Bill currently going through Parliament and due to become law by May 2005. These are breathtaking assaults on civil liberties. The laws have been presented to the public – via a compliant media - as necessary to prevent animal rights extremism. They go much further than this, however, and criminalise ordinary protest activity such as consumer boycotts or even handing out leaflets to the public.
22-02-2005 07:27Israel has created a purgatory, a limbo, in which a free man is held prisoner because of nineteen year old memories in a fifty year old brain.
21-02-2005 18:02United Nations High Commissioner for the Refugees - Dutchman Ruud Lubbers: 'Allegations of sexual harassment are 'made up' and 'slander'. This is not the United States anymore."
21-02-2005 12:59Several press reports over the weekend and today (21st Feb) have indicated the following:
20-02-2005 13:02Note the following article on Sheffield Indymedia:
The above article was the first time I've seen anything at all on this issue, there are many people here in Liverpool and elsewhere on social security benefits both in work and out of work, disabled, sick or retired. Many claimants have had the pressures put upon them, I for one have been getting letters pressuring me for months and months into accepting payment firstly into a Post Office (P.O.) card account.
20-02-2005 02:23In a little-noticed development, the UK Government's ID card plans include the capturing of a 'facial biometric' for every UK citizen. A video camera maps the contours of your face into a unique set of numbers, which could be used to identify people from CCTV photos, using technology already used in the London Borough of Newham