UK Repression Newswire Archive
08-12-2006 20:07I was in London when the russian ex-KGB spy was killed into a Sushi pub in Picadilly, London. Once back in Italy I followed the clue and found that the italian intriguing person, Mario Scaramella, seems a not-so-casual victim of this story.
08-12-2006 15:21On Monday 11th December people will be gathering outside Charing Cross Police Station from 9am to show solidarity with those arrested at Sack Parliament.
08-12-2006 11:43The common call to action to make March 19th 2007 a global day of action against the war on terror, marking the 4th anniversary of the invasion, followed by a proposed response to be discussed at a public meeting at ULU, London, in Room 3E on the 10th December from 2-6pm. Please circulate widely.
Along with the films was a illuminating discussion about deportation, torture and the awful human rights abuse in Eritrea. Coincidently we also learned of a demonstration called for today outside the Eritrean embassy to commemorate The International Human Rights Day.
08-12-2006 10:11The Other Campaign in the North of Mexico: Saying “Oaxaca” from Above and Below
" THIS IS SO OTHER AND SO BIG THAT IT DOES NOT FIT IN THE GEOGRAPHY FROM ABOVE"
08-12-2006 00:17The aim is to create a climate of terror and incite civil war among Iraqis in order to justify the ongoing Occupation of Iraq and the fraudulent “war on terror”. The growing number of daily civilian massacres, rapes and torture of Iraqis by U.S. forces and their collaborators are deliberately ignored by the media, making Iraq the biggest hidden U.S. atrocity in the U.S. history of violence against defenceless people. It is also possible that the violence is created to provide a “safety net” for foreign troops' withdrawal and discredit the heroic struggle and Resistance against the Occupation and deny Iraqis victory against the most violent and powerful war machine in history....
07-12-2006 19:59The Battle for Ungdomshuset - The Movie
An anonymous movie maker have created a little propaganda piece ind defence of the eviction-threatened autonomous center in Denmark Ungdomshuset.
The movie is Four minutes long and kan be considered an emotional defence of the Place. Its translated into english and German.
07-12-2006 18:24“Brushing aside questions about Robert Gates’ past involvement in the Iran-Contra debacle, and ignoring his role in the funneling of intelligence to Saddam during the Iraq/Iran war, and overcoming their own hesitance 15 years ago to advance him to the position of CIA director, the Senate Armed Forces Committee voted unanimously for the former analyst to replace the primary architect of every aspect of Bush’s military muckraking abroad and assume responsibility for Rumsfeld’s war against Iraq, effective with the anticipated vote of the full Senate later this week,” writes Ron Fullwood.
07-12-2006 12:20Discussion in the House of Lords of the shocking report into Harmondsworth IRC, which sparked off a riot. Intriguing piece of info - the Home Office got £5M back from the folk who trun the Centre because of unspecified contractual failures.
07-12-2006 10:15About 40 people, mainly from Manchester's Ethiopian community, joined a protest against all deportations in particualr highlighting repression in Ethiopia
06-12-2006 19:03Following a successful strike by workers at JJB Sport's warehouse in Wigan, the company is trying to sack GMB rep Chris Riley. The No Sweat campaign is organising a protest against this and in solidarity with Chris this Sunday in Shepherd's Bush.
06-12-2006 16:31Our Asylum from Rape Project provides self-help support services to rape survivors seeking asylum. We offer help and referrals, welcome volunteers and provide guidance to organisations on how to meet women’s needs.
06-12-2006 16:28Gay rights group news release with evidence of Iraqi death squads attacks on lgbt people in Iraq.(see also the story in the current Pink Paper-front page...The article on p10 above the continuation of this story in PP has Home Office minister Ian McCartney pledging to tackle homophobia wordlwide. Yeah right, bet he won't do much about this.....