UK Repression Newswire Archive
02-10-2007 17:06As deaths in mental health custody rise in British hospitals, the family of a woman who died a year ago today carry on a campaign for justice. Sandra Jean Allen died on 2nd October 2006 after systemic problems with her mental healthcare. Supporters of the campaign are urged to join at http://justice4sandra.blogspot.com or to email email@example.com
02-10-2007 14:35The only thing to say about the title is we’re glad it won’t be easy to find if you’re googling for information on Burma. The actual details of the uprising are clearly unimportant to the authors or it might get more than half a scanty paragraph before USuk is invoked and the true purpose of the article is revealed.
02-10-2007 13:52Craig Murray's web site is still not back online after a lengthly downtime caused by Fasthosts disconnecting the server it was hosted on at the behest of Shillings who are acting on behalf of Alisher Usmanov. The latest twist in this story is that a further delay in the return of his site has been caused by the server it was due to go live on being attacked:
"Murray found a new home for his website, when our main man Rich stepped into the breach, offering to host the site on his server, in defiance of oligarchical bluster. This new Murray site was due to launch on Monday, October 1; but lo and behold, Rich's server was hit by the hacker firebomb on Sunday, September 30 – just hours before the Murray site was to go live."
02-10-2007 11:48The UK Animal Rights Gathering 2007 was taking place at a sanctuary in Kent last weekend. Over 200 people attended for workshops and discussions on various issues relating to animal rights, and to scoff Veggie's food. The entire event was peaceful and good natured, and made a mockery of a police who raided the site on Sunday.
02-10-2007 11:28The Army is threatening to go ahead with a new court of martial of 1st Lt. Ehren Watada on Oct.
9th. This is in gross violation of law and the Constitution, because his lawyers have appealed
against a second trial on the basis of double jeopardy.
02-10-2007 00:53Tens of Syrian Kurds from across the UK will gather in London on Friday, October 5th, to remember the 1962 exceptional census, which stripped around 120,000 Kurds of their nationality and civil rights. The demonstration, called by the Syrian-Kurdish community in the UK, will start at 13:00 and last for about two hours. A delegate will then go into 10 Downing Street to hand the Prime Minister's office a letter explaining their problems and demands.
01-10-2007 23:54We bring to the attention of our readers this carefully researched analysis.
"Given the warnings of incipient terrorist attacks that had been repeatedly received by the Administration and the FBI, why would anyone coordinate two major annual air training exercises at this time, and divert key resources to the North Pole on an outdated mission? Who was in a position to do this?"
01-10-2007 17:26Following the lead of the fabulous Medicins sans Frontieres and Reporters sans Frontieres, the ever-fabulous Burmese People established Burmese Bloggers Without Borders on 30th September 2007. They are asking for a strike of supportive bloggers on Thursday 4th October, 2007.
01-10-2007 15:03I am still shaking, having trouble believing this.
01-10-2007 11:52A demonstration against Iceland's persecution of environmental
activists will take place in London on Tuesday 2nd October 2007,
meeting at Sloane Square (nearest tube: Sloane Square) at 1pm.
01-10-2007 06:30The Junta have successfully cut off internet access to the outside world; some landlines are still working but mobiles can only pick up signals near the borders and are in any case rare at $1800 purchase price. The resistance have issued the following call for assistance via WiFi and the embassies in Rangoon.
01-10-2007 03:09To Chinese President Hu Jintao and the UN Security Council:
We stand alongside the citizens of Burma in their peaceful protests. We urge you to oppose a violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and democracy in Burma. We pledge to hold you accountable for any further bloodshed.
30-09-2007 12:26Obviously Ahmadinejad was not saying "We don’t have any homosexuals whatsoever in Iran" —something nobody in the world would believe, not even in Iran. And by implication, he was not telling his audience, I am a plain liar! —something which his audience at Columbia and the American media construed him to be saying.