UK Repression Newswire Archive
09-03-2005 16:52In 2002 Venezuela's President was deposed by a military coup backed by the Business sector and supported by the USA. Two days later he returned t power as thousands of venezelans marched on the Palace. This will be shown vividly by the amazing film The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.
09-03-2005 08:25Alarming weaknesses in the secret services' evidence cast serious doubt on the Home Secretary's justification for detaining 12 men held under emergency legislation rushed through Parliament in the aftermath of 11 September.
(From the Independent)
Freedom for Iraqi women and gays
08-03-2005 18:04Public Protest at the Proposed Anti Terror Laws: 10.30am Wednesday 9th March Parliament Square
08-03-2005 18:01THE NEW ‘ANTI-TERROR’ LAWS:
Supported by Liberty, Stop Political terror, Green Party, Amnesty International Brighton, Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC)
@ Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton
7.00 – 9.30pm Friday the 1st April
08-03-2005 17:14Around a dozen people protested outside the home of bailiff Bryan Constant, of Riseley, Bedfordshire on Sunday. Protestors rang bells, blew whistles & hit pots & pans.
Mr Constant runs Constant & Co, a Bedford - based company that specializes in evicting Travellers using violence, often from land that they have bought and occupied for years. In January Constant Baliffs jumped on a man at Twin Oaks, Borehamwood, cracking his ribs.
Letters were delivered to Constant's neighbors, informing them of his activities, and posters were put up in the village, calling on Constant & Co to end their Brutal & Racist evictions.
08-03-2005 16:45A Bisexual woman Wendy Maxwell was grabbed by Canadian authorities at an Intl Women's day event. Threatened with deportation.
Petition at end of posting below...
08-03-2005 03:32Underlying information is revealing not only a highly condemnable event, but especially symbols the Israeli policy of mass land and house-exproprations within Israel at the cost of a great number of Israeli Arabs.
08-03-2005 02:38OCCUPATIONS, BANNER-RELEASES, WALLINGS, RUBBLE DROPPING, DEMONSTRATIONS, OPENINGS, CONFRONTATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES….
ACCOUNT OF THE COORDINATED ACTIONS PROTESTING AGAINST SQUAT EVICTIONS IN FRANCE AND SUPPORTING THE 400 COUVERTS ALLEY IN GRENOBLE.
07-03-2005 22:31Solidarity weekend for political prisoners.
07-03-2005 17:20Landscape photographer detained in Lancashire.
A photographer working at Heysham Port, near Lancaster, who was detained under the Terrorism Act, is urging others to be aware of new legal restrictions on photographers.
07-03-2005 13:54Question the UK's Burma investors
First they ban democratic right to protest in parliament square, next cornmarket…
07-03-2005 13:24Talk on Colombia and Human Rights Defenders at thecommonplace -Tues 15th March 7pm
07-03-2005 12:233rd Manchester Peoples Assembly takes place on Saturday 16th April at 10am at Friends Meeting House Manchester.
07-03-2005 10:37looks like Bush has found the perfect weapon to get his serf's in line - being a bit of a cry baby myself, when i hear "expert in dental pain" and "US military" in the same article!
07-03-2005 09:53Chaos greeted the World Trade Organisation (WTO) mini-ministerial
conference yesterday as lobby groups tried to invade the venue in
Mombasa's South Coast.