UK Repression Newswire Archive
03-06-2005 12:298 people were arrested as police displayed vicious brutality at the first demo since the waterdown injuction was passed ouside the EDO arms factory in Brighton. EDO produces bomb releases mechanisms for fighter jets used to bomb Iraq.
03-06-2005 00:05A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
02-06-2005 18:30Smash EDO Press Release
Prisoners in high security prisons are being stopped from receiving the newspaper Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!.
02-06-2005 14:39Wednesday June 1st 2005 was the 20th anniversary of the Battle of the Beanfield. For those who are unaware of this dark day for British justice and civil liberties, the Battle of the Beanfield took place after a convoy of 140 travellers’ vehicles, containing around 450 men
02-06-2005 09:44Articles from recent Sheffield's Star newspaper say that protests will not be banned outside a security cordon for the G8 summit from 15th - 17th June.
01-06-2005 19:15The 51st hearing in the trial against 25 demonstrators charged with looting and ransacking during the Genoa Group of Eight Summit in July 2001 made slow progress. Serious doubt was cast on the prosecution's identification process, while various prosecution witnesses were absent.
01-06-2005 17:02This sure recalls to mind some saying about a "goose" and a "gander", or something like that. And it isn't even a real crucifix, but only one REPRESENTED in a PAINTING.
NOW will that idiot in the White House prosecute the scum who ordered the Holy Qur'an to be dumped in the toilet?
Of course not, inasmuch as this would mean that Bush himself would be the chief subject of prosecution.
01-06-2005 13:01Of all the dozens of Bills announced for the coming session, the Government has made it clear that the Identity Cards Bill will be the flagship. It is the most "modernizing", the one that is Blair's most personal project. We can beat Blair on this.
01-06-2005 08:53URGENT ACTION – Email Turkish Prime Minister.
War Resisters' International fears for the safety of imprisoned Turkish conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, presently awaiting trial in the Military Prison at Sivas.
01-06-2005 04:02The publication of the photographs of Saddam Hussein by the Sun is not only a flagrant violation of the 3th Geneva Convention, it also violates the human right on dignity of every prisoner of war, regardless of the crime
31-05-2005 19:26The legislative process is shepherded by the cops. Propose laws police don't like and go to prison. America is not the home of the free and the brave.
31-05-2005 19:02At least 7 people were violently arrested at the Big demo at arms dealers EDO MBM in Brighton today. PHONE CHIEF INSPECTOR KERRY COX on 0845 6070999 to protest the brutal arrests of at least 7 antiwar/civil rights activists!
31-05-2005 18:30Brighton Police brutally arrest 8 anti-Edo peace campaigners - please ring Sussex police now!
31-05-2005 14:06Future wars by the US/NATO/EU-Army without a UN Mandate
On the anniversary of the in(famous) Castlemortan free party and just days before the anniversary of the battle of the beanfield around 20-30 sound systems and thousands of people gathered to party on Betws mountain in Wales.
31-05-2005 13:37In the run up to the G8 Summit we expect there to be heavy policing and targeting of the mobilization by the state. There is a chance people will be approached and harassed by the police, but this is nothing to be scared of. Below is an article advising you on your rights are and what you should do.