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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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John Bowden moved

05-10-2007 17:38

John Bowden has now been transferred.

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Turkish State Terrorism Blocks Peaceful Solution to Turkey's Kurdish Question

05-10-2007 17:30

Turkey is using a political and military onslaught to anihilate anyone who is calling for a political solution to the Kurdish Question in Turkey. All democratic avenues are being shut. Military Generals rule Turkey as they rule Burma. A call for action.

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European Commission to Destroy Tibetan Charity

05-10-2007 17:16

On Monday 8th October, the European Commission is bringing a case in the
High Court against an effective and worthwhile charity that threatens to
destroy it. The case is bizarre, and the story speaks of gross
incompetence and vindictiveness at the Commission.

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Birmingham Unite Behind Burma

05-10-2007 11:16

Please come and show your solidarity with the people of Burma

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Prisons await a judgment

05-10-2007 10:24

A report by the Forum for Preventing Deaths in Custody found that there were 600 deaths in prisons, police cells, secure hospitals and young offender institutions last year, 200 of which were self-inflicted. While the numbers of suicides in prisons fell marginally (from 78 in 2005 to 67 last year), more could still be done to protect prisoners.

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Burma solidarity: Total Oil HQ protest ongoing

05-10-2007 08:24

Burma solidarity protesters are picketing Total oil's HQ in Cavendish Square, London to highlight the company's complicity in the brutal regime's bloody hold on the Burmese population.

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Burma: a view from within

04-10-2007 22:34

Everyone likes surprises, and the brutal military regime that has ruled Burma since 1990 are no exception. Back in September 2005 people were dumbfounded to hear that the generals had moved the capital 400 miles to the north; almost two years later they woke up to find the cost of diesel – the country’s main fuel - had doubled, while that of gas – much used by private bus companies following orders from a greenwashing junta – increased by five times.

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Burma Demo & Global Day Of Action Saturday 6th

04-10-2007 18:49

burma demo saturday 6th 11am at the tate, going to trafalgar sq.Theres also a constant vigil at Parliment Sq & demos happening at Burmese embassy near greene park.
There will petals thrown from westminster bridge & stuff tied to downing street during the march.
transport form nottingham to London

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Birmingham Unites behind Burma

04-10-2007 14:18

Prayer flags and march for Burma's future
Birmingham city centre
Saturday, October 6, 2007
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Birmingham

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Call Uut: Cardiff Burma/Total Protest Saturday 6th October

04-10-2007 13:33


French oil company Total is one of the biggest foreign investors in Burma. It has been propping up the violent and oppressive regime there for years. It has even used army-imposed forced labour to construct a gas pipeline accross the country.

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Hackers: Unite For Burmese Freedom!

04-10-2007 13:20

One very effective way of removing power from a despotic regime is by taking over the tools of control. You can bring down the 'master' using the master's tools - you just have to be clever about it - and persistent.

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Solidarity with housing rights activsits in FRANCE

04-10-2007 12:51

Impressive police operation target an action planned on the 3r of October ,
International Day for the Right to Housing and against property speculation
in Paris.

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The man from Del Monte, he says 'die'

04-10-2007 11:11

People are still dying in the 'Banana Republics' for the fruit served in Tescos, Sainsbury's and so on...

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Canada Refuses Entry to CODEPINK Cofounder's, Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright

04-10-2007 10:55

Two well-respected US peace activists, CODEPINK and Global Exchange cofounder Medea Benjamin and retired US Army Colonel and diplomat Ann Wright, were denied entry into Canada today (Wednesday, October 3). The two women were headed to Toronto to discuss peace and security issues at the invitation of the Toronto Stop the War Coalition. At the Buffalo-Niagara Falls Bridge they were detained, questioned and denied entry. They will hold a press conference on Thursday afternoon in front of the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC to ask the Canadian government to reverse its policy of barring peaceful protesters.

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FITwatch - Faslane Oct 1st

03-10-2007 23:12

MoD OSU cameraman
FIT and police photography units were out at Faslane on October the 1st during the Big Blockade.

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Thousands march in Oaxaca to mark anniversary of 1968 student massacre

03-10-2007 21:29

On Tuesday 2nd October between 2-3,000 students and members of the local popular resistance APPO ( the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca)marched from the edge of Oaxaca city centre to the Zocalo (central square).

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We Will Defy Government Ban on Anti-War March

03-10-2007 16:52

Stop the War President Tony Benn has delivered a letter to the
Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to make clear why our Troops Out
demonstration at Parliament on Monday 8 October will take place,
despite the ban by the government and police. It is essential
that the voice of the antiwar majority in this country is present
at Parliament when Gordon Brown makes his long awaited statement
on Iraq.

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Protest Total Oil this Friday in London

03-10-2007 10:54

CALL TO ACTION: 'Die-in' and demo at London TOTAL Oil HQ over Burma links
8:30 - 10:30 am
33 Cavendish Square, London, WC1

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The Art of Racial Discrimination as practised by the Commonwealth of Australia

03-10-2007 00:28

UNHRC to be told Institutionalised Racial Discrimination jailed Phuong Ngo
The Art of Racial Discrimination can only succeed with the deliberate and concerted efforts of the 3 branches of a "democracy": the Executive (the Prime Minister), the Judiciary (Judges and Laws) and the Parliament (Law makers):

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demo at manchester trial

02-10-2007 22:15

RFFJ demonstate at manchester crown court....2 arrests
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