UK Repression Newswire Archive
02-01-2006 14:47LONDON (Reuters) - Police will be able to arrest anyone for any criminal offence, including minor misdemeanours such as dropping litter, under new laws which come into force on Sunday (1/1/2006).
01-01-2006 19:05Mohammed Arrian is to be deported to Afghanistan in two weeks time. This is despite the fact that all the rest of his family are happily settled in Sheffield and all have indefinate leave to remain in this country. The Home Office are even refusing to talk to Richard Caborn, his MP about the situation.
1. Serve his complete sentence under law;
2. Go thorough the entire parole process having his release recommended at every stage and at each hearing;
3. Have his release date rescinded four times at, literally, the very last minute;
4. Have the highest administrative parole body in the nation vote on and fail to overturn his petition for parole
. . . and still be held in prison for 16 moths after this sentence expired?
31-12-2005 10:56Fears that an exposé of the UK government over torture will be covered up have led dissident bloggers including the Glos Green party to publish on the web
For full petition text and more links see article.
30-12-2005 14:19Right-wing nations are now utilising their new ‘anti-terrorist’ laws. Activists are being targeted and arrested in the US and Australia – who is next? The following information may prove useful in the event of arrest. A ‘friend of mine’ was recently detained for questioning by state police; his experiences were similar to those of others in the milieux. Familiarisation with the procedures and methodologies of our ‘regulatory authorities’ is invaluable in the event of arrest or detention.
30-12-2005 10:28The outpost which was built on the lands of Bil'in on the west side of the separation fence - adjacent to the illegal building site of the settlement town Modi'in Elit, on the robbed lands of Bil'in, existed a day and a half. The outpost that was named "Bil'in center for the joint struggle for peace" got lot of Israeli and international media cover.
29-12-2005 18:15Further to our protests and conferences recently;
29-12-2005 15:56Belarus is called "Europe's last dictatorship", and things are certainly grim there, but Belarus Indymedia is alive and well, and here is a snapshot of what you can find on it...
28-12-2005 18:09Members of Pax Christi today today risked arrest by assembling outside Downing Street and reading out the names of Iraqi children and British servicemen killed in Iraq
28-12-2005 14:12It's time for another anarchist assembly in London.
28-12-2005 10:13According to the Greek newspaper, Proto Thema, MI6 and EYP agents collaborated during July, in order to arrest and interrogate Pakistani immigrants living in Greece.
27-12-2005 03:54Those who held the most power and used it in like measure in the world during the past twelve months also invoked a strongly displayed and powerfully communicated allegiance to religious faith and even belief in God. They used peoples’ ordinary faith in God and religion to incite fear and alarm as tactic in the overall strategy to make people accept rules that they would otherwise reject. The power-holders’ behaviour was most contrary to anything that religion allowed them to do :-
Violate the innocent and deprive the weak and do so with no show of shame of remorse let alone faith.
26-12-2005 20:08At 7a.m. on the 22nd of December, Bill Rodgers, a long-time community activist arrested as part of a nationwide crackdown on radical activists in the US was found dead in his cell. The authorities have called it a suicide.
26-12-2005 19:42A review of Professor Norman Finklestein's important new book that exposes Israeli crimes against the Palestinians and Israel's supporters who approve of them