UK Repression Newswire Archive
16-01-2006 12:08The society of the capital is in deep shock of the murder of Svetlana Dzhafarova – the national artist and the art director of a well-known dance group “Mengli”. She was murdered on January 13th, 2006 in Ashgabat.
16-01-2006 12:04New Year’s «house warming parties»
Turkmen authorities have arranged a "cheerful" new year to inhabitants of capital. On December 28-30th, 2005, in three days the two 30-room houses on Turkmenbashy Avenue and some houses on Garashsyzlyk Street have been taken down.
15-01-2006 11:08This indiscriminate attack on the villagers in Pakistan is just one more example of collective punishment and it is another event that is, by any standards, a significant and major war crime.
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13-01-2006 23:40Dear friends and allies,
I hope you are all well. I have been in the Dominican Republic the
few days, visiting Haitian migrant workers and human rights
working with migrants here. I will be returning to Haiti tomorrow
morning, and meanwhile, quite a storm seems to be brewing there.
Please have a look at this announcement. It is quite shocking, but I
think urgent action might be needed over the next few days:
13-01-2006 21:09Port-au-Prince, January 10/06 - Driving into Cite Soley on January 8th,
the day Haitians were supposed to go to the polls in a presidential
election, there is no mistaking the fact that we are entering an
zone. The streets are almost deserted, the atmosphere tense, and UN
armored personnel carriers patrol the streets.
13-01-2006 21:04--My meeting with So Anne Auguste by Aaron Lakoff
13-01-2006 16:45The Home Office has cynically introduced a new scheme in an attempt to remove asylum seekers. Instead of the 'stick' of using enforced poverty and destitution against people seeking asylum in the UK, the Home Office has started using 'carrots' - offering asylum seekers bribes to give up their claims. But the scheme does not guarantee safety - or that anyone taking up the 'incentive' will actually get any money.
13-01-2006 12:26After the last meeting in Southampton another meeting has been called to oppose ID cards. New ideas for how to organise the campaign locally and what measures/actions we should be taking are welcome.
13-01-2006 08:53Commemoration of the 6 month anniversary of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menzes. Please support this event by coming to it with friends and also spreading the word.
Sunday 22nd January 2006 1 p.m. Stockwell Tube Station
12-01-2006 16:57The DHKC (Revolutionary People's Liberation Front) of Turkey has issued statement no. 351 claiming responsibility for two attacks. The statement says they are a reprisal for 28 prisoner deaths in December 19-22, 2000, and for 120 deaths since then opposing the use of solitary confinement in Turkey's prisons.
12-01-2006 15:55On Sunday 15th January, former U.S Secretary of State Colin Powell will be guest speaker at a fund- raising dinner being held by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) in London.
12-01-2006 02:00at bow street magistrate's court today, after three days of evidence and deliberation, magistrate nicholas evans found the four defendants guilty. they were charged with participating in an unauthorised demonstration within the designated area around parliament on the day the act came into force, the 1st august last year. one defendant was additionally found guilty of willfully obstructing police in the course of their duty.
11-01-2006 23:25Colin Powell is coming to the Manchester Hilton to attend a Jewish National Fund (JNF) Fundraising Gala Dinner on Tuesday 17th January.
11-01-2006 22:22BBC reporter Bill Hayton appeared as a prosecution witness today, in the trial of police over the Diaz School raid during the G8 in Genoa in 2001. He has written what will be his one and only story for the BBC on the trail because the corporation have sent another journalist because, of course, they need an "unbiased observer".
11-01-2006 18:26the trial of four defendants accused of participating in an unauthorised demonstration in the designated area around parliament on the 1st august last summer ended today with all four being found guilty. full court report to follow shortly.