UK Repression Newswire Archive
25-11-2006 17:31Calderón Will Begin to Fall from the Day He Takes Office, Warns the Rebel Leader
25-11-2006 05:12While cycling up Whitehall last night with Critical Mass, a cycle cop pulled up alongside and said I wasn't allowed to play my sound system in Whitehall. I asked if he was going to arrest me and he said no but I would be liable to arrest if I did it again.
24-11-2006 21:49Leeds Critical Mass ends with two cyclists being assaulted by police and driven away to station.
24-11-2006 21:31CALL FOR HELP (circulate widely):
This is a call for help to defend a squatted social centre in Copenhagen which has been running for a long time. There is more about its long history here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ungdomshuset
The original call (below in an edited/spelling checked version) can be found here: http://www.ungdomshuset.info/spip.php?article48
Amidst the political and media clamour about how many asylum seekers have been or need be deported, the voices of the system's victims are necessarily stifled. Would-be refugees are mere statistics, objects in a disgusting Dutch auction as to which political brand can wash whitest. And this why such a collection is an important tool in the struggle for rights and justice.
The volume is a collection of accounts by detainees in Tinsley House, Campsfield House, Rochester (HMP), Liverpool (HMP), Belmarsh (HMP), Lindholme, Harmondsworth, Yarlswood, Dungavel, Dover and Haslar. These are people for whom the unthinkable has happened. They have been imprisoned in the UK without charge, without conviction, without time limit. They have been imprisoned by the UK government, which boasts its democratic institutions.
23-11-2006 23:27Alexander Litvinenko died this evening at University College Hospital, in Central London. A vocal critic of Russia's corrupt and murderous President, Vladimir Putin, Litvinenko is believed to have been poisoned by Russian agents on Putin's orders. The British government must not sweep this quietly under the carpet. Justice for Litvinenko!
23-11-2006 19:34Challenge to legality of taxes and fines
Royal Courts of Justice – 10.00 24th November
Marylebone Magistrates Court – 10.00 1st December
23-11-2006 13:15Final reminder: UAF protest against BNP conference in Blackpool, Saturday 25 November
23-11-2006 09:46Polish minister of education, Roman Giertych, a leader of fascist party League of Polish Families (LPR), takes up a general assault on youth rights and liberties.
22-11-2006 23:59Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Statement on Nasser Amin's victory against SOAS over the right to free speech for Muslim students
22-11-2006 21:00so many people with video cameras and cameras and they did'n't notice the banner
22-11-2006 17:33apologies for linking mainstream media stuff here, but i thought it may be of interest to see these two recent bbc website articles and their comments section on fingerprinting technology and the argument over rights.
22-11-2006 16:54Colombian journalist FREDY MUÑOZ ALTAMIRANDA has been arrested by Colombia's notorious secret police after participating in a workshop organised by one of the BBC's US correspondents.