UK Repression Newswire Archive
08-07-2005 18:58Eyewitness report, police tactics and suggestions for future demonstrations.
08-07-2005 18:10Approximately 50 demonstrators show their solidarity with prisoners inside Saughton Prison, Edinburgh. Police use section-14 to restrict the area and duration of the protest.
08-07-2005 17:30Around 100 people demonstrated today Friday 8th July at Saughton prison Edinburgh. They showed their support for all arrested during and around the G8 demos, including those still in Saughton jail itself. At least seven prisoners from the Carnival for Full Enjoyment are still behind bars there, plus probably more from later protests.
A crazy escape team will be pushing a psychiatric bed from Cygnet Secure
Psychiatric Hospital, South Bradford, across the Pennines to Central
08-07-2005 14:34Eco-Worriers Midland eco-band playing in Scotland during G8
On Monday 4th July during the Carnival for Full Enjoyment in Edinburgh it became clear that the police were targeting the street medics for harassment and arrest. Medics were subjected to many stop and searches, five-six medics were arrested and their medic van seized. This pattern was repeated on some of the following days.
Indymedia spoke with two medics who had been arrested and mistreated on Monday 4th July. They received bail conditions that meant they had to leave the area and sign on at their local police stations every day until 10th July, thus removing them from the streets. We spoke to them just before they had to leave.
But as the police lines tightened, an impromptu street party took place instead.
08-07-2005 10:57When does the customary whitewashed inquiry begin?
08-07-2005 10:53The British National Party is already trying to exploit yesterday's tragedy to spread racism and Islamophobia.
08-07-2005 10:23The US & UK’s oil & war-hungry foreign-policies look set to see London and other major western cities facing years, perhaps decades, of terrorist guerrilla warfare. Could our elected representatives be doing more to speak out against the illegal wars that have precipitated these barbaric acts?
08-07-2005 08:58British and London authorities should be ashamed of themselves for the
London bombings events.
This film shows one such occasion, during the Carnival of Full Enjoyment in Edinburgh 04.07.05, where the IMC journalist concerned had even shown an international press card.
08-07-2005 00:26From 9pm, a small group gathered beside the galleries on Princes Street / The Mound to hold a vigil in support of those killed and wounded in the London bombings and in recognition of the violence of the past week.
07-07-2005 23:22It is now emerging that while the blockades were up in Stirling and the gates of Gleneagles were being breached, a huge police operation was underway in Glasgow targeting the Wombles. There will be more news on what happened on 6 July shortly, but here is today's instalment.
ps please acredit sal achhala if u use the photos