UK Repression Newswire Archive
03-12-2005 13:32Booman Tribune has now obtained a copy of a memo that implicates employees of a second private security company, Triple Canopy, Inc., an American firm operating in Iraq, in the possible homicide of two Iraqi civilians on the road from Ramadi to Amman near the Jordanian border in December, 2004.
02-12-2005 18:00Poets, journalists, publishers, businesses and readers gathered in Manchester today to launch a campaign to save City Life magazine. Thirteen jobs have been axed but many more journalists will suffer. The editorial team at City Life comprised of thirteen staff but also seventeen freelance staff who...
02-12-2005 17:36Sussex police are trying to get activists to meet in advance of the rally and march in Brighton town centre on December 10th. Here are the last two mails from Sussex Event Liaison Officer Sean McDonald.
02-12-2005 13:02Three activists convicted of aggravated trespass for a rooftop protest at Brighton arms dealers EDO MBM have their appeal next week at Lewes Crown Court from December 6th - 9th.
02-12-2005 10:13Good news. The story of Tony Lagouranis, the former US Army interrogator who reported widespread torture in Iraq, is growing. Yesterday, I posted the following paragraph to iNoodle.com:
"As an indication of how relative few inroads this story is making into the public conscience, the Google search which I just performed (1 Dec 05; 12:56pm GMT) on "Tony Lagouranis" resulted in 694 hits. For the subject of a story of such international import, this is very low."
As of 9:52am GMT on 2 December, the same Google search resulted in 756 hits. This is still low, but indicates growing interest.
01-12-2005 23:23Today saw the adjournment of the “Smash EDO” case in the High Court to early 2006 when a lawyer in the the case will have to deal with accusations of malpractice, including illegally obtaining material on protesters from the police and abuse of court process to delay the trial.
01-12-2005 19:35In his speech at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, US 'president' George Bush stated that he rejected the polls showing that most Americans think the war is a terrible mistake, and convinced the 'Bush Junta' has no clear strategy for withdrawl nor staving off further chaos in Iraq.
01-12-2005 18:56Just heard about this and not too sure of its political stance (sounds pretty statist), but haven't seen anything on Indy and it is a pretty big thing to show solidarity for - Aboriginals in OZ are treated like shit and the government don't seem to bat an eyelid.. international pressure can't hurt... heres their press release
Malet Street. Tube: Russell Sq, Goodge St, Euston Sq
*COME AFTER THE CLIMATE CHANGE DEMO!*
01-12-2005 10:4126 Homosexuals arrested on the 22nd of November in United Arab Emirates, a strong USA ally, are still under police detention. Let them hear your anger, demand that all arrested be free without charges and all persecutions be put to an end IMMEDIATELY! (details at the bottom of article)
30-11-2005 20:18A scathing indictment of Bush-Cheney policy with a special focus on Iraq war and with a little historical context.
30-11-2005 18:39Note: The below article is available with integrated web links via the iNoodle.com blog at the following URL:
Please consider joining ColorOfChange.org's call to ask Gov. Schwarzenegger to grant clemency for Stanley "Tookie" Williams, who is scheduled to die on December 13th by way of lethal injection at California's San Quentin prison.
30-11-2005 15:06Just after midday a high speed police car ran over a pedestrian in Camden High Street.
It is uncertain whether the pedestrian is dead but an eye witness said it is doubtful the victim survived.
30-11-2005 13:25Work resumed on the Oxford lab on South Parks Rd this morning. Police were present as lorries entered the site.
Weekly site demo tomorrow (Thurs) from 1pm. Anyone wanting to go from London can take the megabus from Victoria, and various places in West London. Standby price is about £10 return, but you can go for as little as £2 if you book online in advance, www.megabus.com Email back for further details.
30-11-2005 03:44British mercenary firm with Pentagon contracts exposed in civilian shooting incident in Iraq. A souvenir video has surfaced on the Internet showing private security contractors working for Aegis Defense Services "Victory" Group firing indiscriminately at Iraqi civilian motorists in Baghdad.
30-11-2005 02:47Testimonial from a Spanish Accompanier of the endangered people of San Jose peace community