UK Repression Newswire Archive
15-02-2006 03:53From today's Guardian, freshly released from the Pentagon. Not good.
14-02-2006 11:28World Chechnya Day is intended to commemorate the dignity and resiliance of a people who, against all odds, refused to be erased from existence.
14-02-2006 01:14In May 2003, an affinity group blockaded the Aubonne Bridge in order to stop a G8 delegation from reaching the summit in Evian. The police cut the climbing rope and nearly killed two activists. Now the policeman who cut the rope and his senior officer are in court. They are charged with bodily harm with negligence…
13-02-2006 19:42This weeks Observer had a really good comment peice by Fareena Alam about moderate Muslims but titled it
Why I reject the anarchists who claim to speak for Islam.
13-02-2006 00:44Armed thugs are running riot in the streets, maiming and killing without being held accountable...
12-02-2006 20:08In June 2004, A man called Richard Thomas was taken at gunpoint from his home in the Honduras (based on a bogus warrant), basically kidnapped, without any real cause, or due process.
12-02-2006 20:07The UK Foreign Office is threatening legal action against Craig Murray over his book "Murder in Samarkand", which exposes British complicity in torture.
In case you did not know, it is not only the Genoa G8 2001 cops who are on trial, but Swiss cops are in courst this coming week too. The Swiss lawyer for the case of the Aubonne Bridge thinks we have a chance to win. We think if the cops are found guilty, it can send a big message to Russia and Germany, and to tell the Russian and German cops that if they beat people up at the G8 in 2006 or 2007, they can be found guilty too.
We have issued political statements for the radical left, and we also
have press releases for mainstream press, which are on the web-site. The decision of the trial should be next Thursday or Friday and then it will quickly be put on the web-site: www.aubonnebridge.net
If you can pass on this info, or post it on your local or regional IMC's, that would be super helpful!
11-02-2006 16:40In May 2003, an affinity group blockaded the Aubonne Bridge in order to stop a G8 delegation from reaching the summit in Evian. The police cut the climbing rope and nearly killed two activists. Now the policeman who cut the rope and his senior officer are in court. From the 13th to the 15th of February three judges will preside over the trial. More than 25 witnesses including senior police officers and activists who were on the bridge will give evidence during the trial in Nyon.
11-02-2006 14:40A little-known story from 2002 helps fill in some to the background to the current Danish cartoons controversy
11-02-2006 11:57Protests against the publication of so-called blasphemous cartoons will take place in London today. For some the issue is about responsibility and for others it is about free speech....
10-02-2006 21:32Barcelona Solidarity: Nine people beaten, arrested, tortured and held facing serious charges including attempted murder of a policeman, because the "look like squatters".
10-02-2006 20:35Loads of stuff coming up at EDO - we're winning, lets not let up...