UK Repression Newswire Archive
04-11-2006 16:05Mohammed Alater's documentary film "The Iron Wall" is showing in Oxford on Tuesday November 11th at 7.30pm in the Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford.
This film covers the issue of the Israeli settlements in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and its impact on the two-state solution.
Everyone is invited to connect to the Reporters Without Borders website (www.rsf.org) between 11 a.m. on 7 November and 11 a.m. on 8 November.
03-11-2006 20:35Latest report from Reporters San Frontiers on Oaxaca and journalist injuries and deaths. Plus three of the five arrested for the murder of American flimaker and journalsit William Bradley Roland have escaped from custody.
03-11-2006 17:47short minute to minute from oaxaca this morning...shots fired at Radio Universidad 7 am
03-11-2006 15:58The Crown Court case against five people arrested after last year's Anarchist bookfair concluded yesterday with the last of the defendants being found not guilty.
03-11-2006 15:01INVESTIGATORS SLIP UP IN BRAD WILL CASE, WHILE SEVEN JOURNALISTS HURT IN OAXACA CLASHES WITH FEDERAL POLICE.
03-11-2006 14:55A group of Roma people had to flee their homes, situated in vicinity of village Ambrus. Attended by police units, the family of twenty-five members surrendered the escalation of the non-Roma local residents who strictly demanded Roma people's immidiate deportation. A group of about five hundred angry locals approached Roma settlement on saturday evening, threatening to cast them out by force and damage their houses.
03-11-2006 11:29Below is an article from the BBC on the Iraqi independence revolution of 1958. This revolution not only saw the execution and overthrow of the British installed monarchy but the Iraqi people made history, one year later in 1959 by electing the first ever female cabinet minister to any Arab government.
03-11-2006 08:54Oaxacans push federal police out after violent assault on university, dozens
missing and injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.
03-11-2006 00:32the 2005 anarchist bookfair in holloway road ended in confrontations with the police outside the coronet pub. five people were arrested on serious public order charges including affray, and their two and a half week trial has just taken place in front of a jury at snaresbrook crown court. despite dozens of police prosecution witnesses, the jury did not believe the stories and all five have finally been acquitted.
03-11-2006 00:09Minute to Minute up to 16:27 today, Oaxacans push federal police out of university barricades, possibly one APPO member dead, many injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.
02-11-2006 23:59Some recent emails from Mexico regarding the situation in OAXACA.
02-11-2006 22:17Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
02-11-2006 21:40Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
02-11-2006 18:1412 protestors blockaded a Shell garage in Reading last night, effectively stopping business for an hour. This action was taken in solidarity with communities struggling against destruction caused by Shell in Rossport, Ireland and the Niger Delta, Nigeria.
Latest updates via irc - and details for action
Early morning on September 5th security guards burst into the sleeping quarters of Colnbrook detention centre in west London. The guards had come to take thirty two Iraqi Kurdish men away. Barefoot, handcuffed, with the guards swearing at them, the thirty two were taken to RAF Brize Norton. Their threatened forced deportation to Arbil in northern Iraq was imminent. In response, one man slit his throat and up to fourteen others took overdoses or cut themselves in a desperate attempt to avoid "removal". One eye witness described the scene at the holding area at the airport as "carnage with blood on the walls".(1) The Kurds knew the danger of returning to Iraq. They had fled the country years before because of that danger.
02-11-2006 14:46British police try to arrest one of the two Iranian refugees who applied to have Khatami arrested under Section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1998.