UK Repression Newswire Archive
07-02-2006 10:20Support the Tehran bus workers strike. Defend the right of Iranian workers to form labour unions.
06-02-2006 17:55If I'd used a headline which includes the word's Big Brother I expect most indymedia readers won't bother reading the article thanks to Channel 4 and the likes of gorgeous george. If you read this article and can't find the secually explicit content then trying reading it again. If you've read it twice already and still can't find it, come to the rampART at 8pm SHARP on thursday and you'll get it. Otherwise, turn up late and you'll never know and get a bad seat for the show as well.
This cartoon episode of Islamic marching against free speech has inspired me to think beyond all that I have ever seen written or pictured.
05-02-2006 23:23As part of a new pilot scheme, Nottingham's 'police support officers' (PCSO's) will be getting powers to 'detain a person for up to 30 minutes to allow for the attendance of a police officer or until the reason for detention no longer applies'.
The press release by Nottinghamshire Police also states that: 'The power to detain occurs where the PCSO is dealing with a person for an offence where the name and address is withheld or believed to be false. The sort of offences this covers includes fixed penalty offences such as cycling on the footway, dog fouling and litter; also any offence involving injury, alarm or distress to any other party; the loss of, or damage to, any other person’s property; acting in an anti -social manner including the consumption of alcohol by young people in public places and an order to disperse under Section 30 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003'.
Press release: http://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/news/thurs.htm#2
05-02-2006 21:04This is a communique of Antiauthoritarian Movement about the surveillance of telephones of its members: Grigoris Tsilimantos, Argiris Mouratidis, Attila Ihtiar and Marina Meintani (who used to be a member of the antiauthoritarian newspaper “Babylonia”)
05-02-2006 17:32It has been revealed with the release of the report from the special prosecutor in the CIA leak case that former Cheney aide - the former chief of staff, I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby Jr - is accused of broad deception.
05-02-2006 14:58Endorsed by Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, the strategy document orders to undertake a broad campaign to find, attack and 'neutralize' terrorist leaders - "termination objectives" - and their ability to move around the globe.
04-02-2006 16:29A major new dispute has arisen
between the besieged residents of
Britain's largest Gypsy township and
the local council - this time over
alleged breaches of privacy.
04-02-2006 15:58CNN poll: "Do you believe there is a U.S. government cover-up surrounding 9/11?" - An overwhelming majority of 89 percent said 'YES' - while there are still many ignorants one can sell snake oil and an Eiffel tower to: 'NO - Bush and his cabal is not involved' voted 11%.
03-02-2006 14:21Blair responds that he is: "solidly with the President and ready to do whatever it took to disarm Saddam." Bush told Blair he: "thought it unlikely that there would be internecine warfare between the different religious and ethnic groups."