UK Repression Newswire Archive
21-09-2007 13:39An asylum seeker was arrested this morning in a horrible manner
21-09-2007 11:21Anti-deportation campaigners today 'paid a visit' to Virgin Holidays, Richard Branson's Tour Operator business in Crawley town centre in protest at Virgin's involvement in forced deportations of rejected asylum seekers to unsafe countries. The Home Office regularly books seats on Virgin Atlantic flights to countries such as Nigeria to forcibly remove people from the UK. The action coincided with the Gatwick No Border Camp, a protest camp running between 20 and 23 September near Balcombe, West Sussex, as part of a campaign against a new immigration detention centre that is being built at Gatwick Airport.
21-09-2007 06:07As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such a twilight that we all must be aware of change in the air-however slight-lest we become unwilling victims of the darkness.
~Justice William O. Douglas~
20-09-2007 19:54Craig Murray, the outspoken former British Ambassador in Uzbekistan has had his web site taken down by it's host, Fasthosts. This comes after an article by him attracted legal threats, "Alisher Usmanov, potential Arsenal chairman, is a Vicious Thug, Criminal, Racketeer, Heroin Trafficker and Accused Rapist":
20-09-2007 18:25Don´t forget: Behind each game there is a company...
19-09-2007 09:57After a 4 week trial and a 9 hour jury deliberation, Scotland has its first home grown Islamic terrorist plot and plotter.
18-09-2007 23:18Booze-up time again!
18-09-2007 19:24FIT arrive in manchester for an important trial
18-09-2007 13:06The following videos show a student being dragged away by the police and tasered after asking John Kerry why he conceded the US election to Bush, as documented by Greg Palast, in Armed Madhouse, http://www.gregpalast.com/ why he doesn't favour impeaching Bush to stop the attack on Iran and if he is a member of Skull and Bones.
Keep Informed - Keep up the Struggle!
17-09-2007 10:57Solicitors Hickman & Rose have served papers on Sir Ian Blair the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for "Battery" (assault) and breaches of the Human Rights Act, relating to freedom of expression and assembly, on behalf of the photojournalist and NUJ member Marc Vallée.
15-09-2007 10:14More police misbehaviour as a female pensioner and her legal observer were arrested during a lone silent vigil and blockade of Downing Street in protest at the DSEi arms fair.
14-09-2007 22:31The SOCPA case against five activists who took part in the No More Fallujahs Weekend of action last October collapsed today at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court when judge Quentin Purdy found no case to answer and dismissed all charges against the five at the end of a protracted and at times farcical hearing which lasted almost four hours.
Previous court reports for cases related to the No More Fallujahs weekend here:
14-09-2007 13:16A prison-death demonstration will be held outside HMP Send, Surrey
on Thursday 20 September 2007, at 1.30 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
to protest against the death of a young mother (Lisa Doe, aged 25)
who died in the care of the jail on 11 September 2007
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend