UK Repression Newswire Archive
The protest was about the withholding of aid to the Palestinians by the EU and also for justice for James Miller and Tom Hurdnall who were shot by the Israelis.
14-04-2006 16:33Loose Change 2 Film Showing and talk/question and answer with David Shayler and Annie Machon
14-04-2006 14:38The newly introduced Terrorism Act 2006 has some alarming clauses relating to websites - particularly likely to affect sites where members of the public can contribute content. Unwary bloggers, forum owners and even Indymedia staff could find themselves held liable (with maximum 7-year sentence) for unwitting "endorsement" of materials deemed to be terrorist in nature.
14-04-2006 09:51Apologies for any cross-posting
Please send urgent letters of support calling for Ms Chalimpa's removal later today to be stopped and for her to be released from detention and allowed access to the expert psychiatric and other support she urgently needs - see details below.
14-04-2006 08:08Developers MDL plan to turn a tranquil ex quarry on the Cornish coast into posh houses and a hotel and marina, bringing traffic nightmares and roadbuilding to a congested Cornish village. Locals want the quarry to become a wildlife park and study centre, but the corrupt council won't listen.
14-04-2006 04:44From Jason N. Parkinson. Hits top story for Europe.
Over 100 immigration detainees have gone on hunger strike in the UK, alleging they were bullied and beaten during a protest against their treatment by authorities...
13-04-2006 11:53The Vanunu Freedom Bike Ride from Faslane to London will arrive in Oxford on Wendesday April 19th.
13-04-2006 08:42Terrorism forces democratic governments to reveal their dark side to the general public, which might not be a bad thing, in the interests of democracy.
13-04-2006 07:33we try to argue that all products exported by israel to european countries should be boycotted, as a pressure mean to force israel to enter into a peace process with the palestinian autorities
12-04-2006 19:41Edinburgh yesterday saw the latest in a series of failed prosecutions of G8 cases when G. E. was acquitted of some of the most serious trumped-up charges so far. The antiquated law of “mobbing and rioting” was rolled out on this occasion, with the accusation that G. had been involved in police assault and incitement to riot. The charge carries with it a maximum 5-year prison sentence.
12-04-2006 17:10'justice not vengeance' founder activist milan rai appeared at bow street this morning to hear the verdict and sentencing in his trial as organiser of an unauthorised demonstration in the designated zone around parliament. his was the first prosecution of an organiser, and he faced up to three months imprisonment (rising to 51 weeks later in the year!)
12-04-2006 13:48"A secret fact-finding mission to Iraq -- not made public until now -- had already concluded that the trailers had nothing to do with biological weapons."
12-04-2006 13:13Three weeks after they fled violence in Iraq, about 130 Palestinian refugees, including at least 50 children, are still stranded in the no-man's-land between Iraq and Jordan with no light at the end of the tunnel.
12-04-2006 12:18THE US WAR AGAINST IMMIGRANTS IN THEIR FIGHT FOR EQUTY AND JUSTICE
11-04-2006 15:01On Friday 7th April the “Rossport 5” were back in court before the President of the Irish High Court, Mr Justice Finnegan.
11-04-2006 12:43New York Transit Workers Leader Faces Jail for strike.