UK Repression Newswire Archive
A public campaign supporting the amnesty will urge people to hand in their placards during the five week period. Police stations throughout London will take part in the amnesty.
29-05-2006 17:57Brian is in court Tuesday 30 May from 9am at Bow Street Magistrates Court for failing to comply with SOCPA conditions police placed upon him. This is the first case of its kind. It is not known what the outcome is likely to be but the police could be given more authority to remove Brian from Parliament Square. So... come along to the court and the Square to support if you can.
29-05-2006 13:17In the current climate of enegry insecurity, Australia is using (if not engineering) the recent unrest in Timor-Leste as an excuse station troops there to ensure that huge Timorese oil reserves and revenues remain within Australia's control.
When the unrest is quelled Australia will ensure that the make of subsequent Timorese governments always remain friendly to Australian energy interest.
28-05-2006 18:40Get a (down) load of this before it disappears?
It's still up on Google but the projected US 'tour' of this film seems to have been torpedoed - wonder why?
28-05-2006 17:29Sir Ian Blair, Met Police Commissioner, has complained that the fact he lied about the cost of trashing Brian Haw's demonstration was leaked to the press. In an extraordinary e-mail to Metropolitan Police Authority members and officials he wrote:
"I am disappointed by what seems to be a leak to the press out of what is an ordinary and internal meeting. Such behaviour appears to be contrary to the values of the organisation and this will be looked into accordingly."
28-05-2006 16:29While the forces of the traditional ‘left’ argue and analyse themselves into irrelevance (out of existence) the expedient right rumbles forward like a juggernaut. The left has been overwhelmed by simple expediency, the ‘whatever it takes’ (just get the job done) mentality is winning the day. Political correctness has all but destroyed the left whereas the right streaks ahead unburdened by any ethical issues. Ideology has been completely abandoned in favour of strategy. Any semblance to ideology is merely coincidental or a ruse/distraction.
28-05-2006 13:50Reports from the Moscow gay Pride parade and conference which have gone ahead despite the threats of bans and violence...
28-05-2006 13:44In light of Mark Thomas's excellent move on Thursday in Parliament Square in support of Brian Haw and what he stands for, I feel it is necessary to air this inflammatory but undeniable article again. -- Will the real Goldstein please stand up?
28-05-2006 13:04PHOTOGRAPHS taken by American military intelligence have provided crucial evidence that up to 24 Iraqis were massacred by marines in Haditha, an insurgent stronghold on the banks of the Euphrates.
28-05-2006 12:01The U.S. army opens a mock detention facility on June 2 to improve training of soldiers for detainee operations. Instructors will include soldiers with experience at Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the Army.
28-05-2006 01:28This June marks Jeff Free Luers' 6th year in prison. For the last three years, June 11th has been celebrated as an international day of solidarity with political prisoner Jeff Free Luers. This year has seen an increase in state repression against activists and radicals alike. It is truly a scary time, and in response we need to make June 11th a day of solidarity with all prisoners who stand up for the Earth and animal nations and resistance against those who stand against them.
27-05-2006 15:28A letter in The Independent from I think a serving police officer who says she supports Brian against the Met....!
26-05-2006 20:02General Hayden will have to see how the latest loot on the spook-tree, the Orwellian named 'National Clandestine Service', fits in with the CIA and other intelligence agencies. This organization, is made up largely of the CIA's spookiest operatives.