UK Repression Newswire Archive
25-11-2005 10:46Last week in Tunis, at the World Summit on the Information Society ( http://www.itu.int/wsis/), both inside and outside the official Summit, serious attacks on human rights and the right to freedom of expression have been witnessed. These attacks have included harassment of delegates, assaults on Tunisian and international journalists and human rights defenders, denial of entry to the country, the blocking of websites, the censorship of documents and speeches, and the prevention and disruption of meetings.
24-11-2005 21:23One of the 93 people beaten by police during the July 21 raid on the Diaz-Pertini School during the Genoa G8 summit in 2001, testifies before Justice Gabrio Barone in the Genoa Criminal Tribunal.
24-11-2005 20:46Translated summary of 9th hearing in the trial against 29 top police officials, charged with grievous bodily harm, falsifying evidence and fabricating charges, following the raid on the complex known as the "Diaz schools" during the Genoa G8 summit
24-11-2005 18:31Demonstration Called by SOS Immigration
Thursday 1st December
Assemble - 10.00am
Home Office, Peel Building. 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF
24-11-2005 13:26PETITION IN DEFENSE OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH
AND BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS IN POLAND
RE: Police violence and repression: Equality March, Poznan, 19 November 2005.
23-11-2005 23:35Please distribute this far and wide. We need to inspire others to resist the Busheviks. We need to encourage MSM to cover this form of non-violent resistance. We need a return to government by law rather than by men.
23-11-2005 12:27The date of the next Sheffield Welfare Action Network meeting has been set for Saturday the 26th of November, from 12pm to 3.30pm. The meeting is to discuss action around forthcoming incapacity benefit reforms.
23-11-2005 09:55a petition to support the participants and organisers of the Equality March in Poznan (Poland). Please, send it further!
23-11-2005 04:05We don't know how to show our deepest pain and sadness which we feel in these moments. In a new attack, the Colombian military assassinate ARLEN SALAS DAVID, leader of our community and coordinator of the humanitarian zone, Arenas Altas. We would like to share the facts of what took place so that they can be judged in time and can be remembered in history:
21-11-2005 20:34Free Screening of the Documentary film Between the Dictator and Me at Brunel University on Friday 25th at 4 pm in room 063 (Lecture Centre). On the 30th anniversary of Franco's death, 6 young filmmakers look at his legacy and influence long after his dead generating a long-due social debate.
21-11-2005 00:07If the UK's Terrorism Act of 2000 existed in 1940, Europe would still be occupied by the Nazis
A British delegation of students and academics was present at the student protest and witnessed the violent police methods. The members of the delegation have committed themselves to working with students and staff at Valle University to campaign for Jhonny's killers to be brought to justice. The Colombian state has an extremely poor record of investigating and prosecuting the crimes of the public forces and paramilitaries.
19-11-2005 23:50Bogota November 18th 2005
FENSUAGRO, the Agricultural Workers' Union, advises the national and international community and the Colombian Government that there is a very serious situation of violation of human rights in LA JULIA, Department of Meta.