UK Repression Newswire Archive
31-03-2006 19:36A crowd of at least two thousand Liverpudlians and welcome guests flocked to the Catholic cathedral on Hope Street to protest against neo-Condi's gala gig at the Philharmonic. In a show of awesome potential power, we decked the steps in a sea of defiant humanity. The message was loud and clear: terrorists and torturers are NOT welcome on Merseyside! As one speaker yelled, "We're not havin' it"!
31-03-2006 18:26Here is a link to the Harvard study in its entirety.
31-03-2006 13:37Demonstration opposing the plans to expand Styal Prison to make it the largest women's prison and calling for its closure.
31-03-2006 01:32Daniel McGowan is an environmental and social justice activist, unjustly arrested and charged in federal court on multiple counts of arson, property destruction, and conspiracy, relating to two incidents that occurred in Oregon in 2001. Daniel has asserted his innocence by pleading not guilty to all charges. He is facing a minimum of life in prison if convicted.
30-03-2006 22:57Frente a la persecución del gobierno de Chiapas contra el ex-presidente municipal y periodista, Adolfo Zamora Cruz, el Poder Judicial mexicano considera que es inconstitucional esa práctica.
30-03-2006 16:46Fire Station Squat in Docklands under eviction threat because of local pressure groups
30-03-2006 02:08Warsaw City Council, run by the ruling party PiS (Law and Justice Party), has ordered the closure of 'Le Madame', a popular gay club and counter-cultural/political hub. The place has been occupied, and surrounded by cops. Apparently, there's a 48 hour period of grace, which expires on Thursday.
29-03-2006 21:18Did you know the British government is trying to ban 'democracy'?
The idea that Parliament - from the French, parler, meaning to speak - should be a place where people can express their political views has been turned upside down by The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act (SOCPA) s132 which bans demonstrations and free speech around Parliament.
Never Fear the Fools are Here!
29-03-2006 19:42'Blue Peter' are in the news for banning the holders of Blue Peter badges from reduced rate tourist attractions since the badges started going on sale on Ebay.
A moral stance against capitalist exploitation ? If that was true why do they hide their footage of Thatcher endorsing genocide ?
I know this article isn't really news - it also isn't available anywhere else even when it was news, and it is still relevant. Besides, I'd hate for the Socialist Worker to have better information than IM.
29-03-2006 16:14Interview with members of Network Against G8 from St Petersburg
March 13th 2006
taken from Abolishing The Borders From Below magazine ( http://abb.hardcore.lt)
People interested to take part in the protests and brave enough are welcome - Interview with anarchists from St.Petersburg
29-03-2006 15:22A call to action : Be the Media, Block their "Madia" : you know it makes sense !
29-03-2006 12:43This Saturday 1st of April from 9pm til very late
De Kotolengo, Golpe de Estado, Urban Shock, Mossin nagant, Bottle Job, Doubling Boys and Konorterik Gabe.
29-03-2006 10:19European slavery: "The Polish workers were paid EUR 5 an hour instead of the standard EUR 25 an hour. They worked 12 hours a day and the wages for a portion of each shift were allegedly not included in the agency's bookkeeping. The rest was paid at the standard rate for a seaman.''
28-03-2006 15:13Bhopalis who walked 500 miles to meet Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh find themselves in jail