UK Repression Newswire Archive
15-12-2007 19:39On December 6, Samina Malik, a 23-year-old from Southall, West London, became the first woman in the UK to be sentenced under the Terrorism Act 2000. Malik was sentenced to 9 months, suspended for 18 months, with the condition that she be supervised for the whole period and undertake unpaid work. She has already spent 5 months in custody and 1 month under house arrest after her conviction.
station at 137 Chiswick High Road against Total's funding of the repressive
regime in Burma.
15-12-2007 00:21Mel Broughton from SPEAK has been arrested and remanded on charges of arson, conspiracy to blackmail and possession of explosives.
Thames Valley police have carried out a dirty war against SPEAK. [As was proven in court when a secret recording was played].
14-12-2007 17:42Police let show their lack of a plan for today's NATO summit on the outskirts of Edinburgh, not knowing quite what to do with activists found well inside their supposedly secure area.
14-12-2007 17:12Clarification about the sentence for 25 protesters from Genova 2001 during the g8 summit.
14-12-2007 16:44Quick translation from repubblica.it
12th December 2007
Chris Dowdeswell (Western Animal Rights Network) – 01452 539673
Activists from around the country are travelling for a national march and demonstration in Ledbury this Saturday 15th December commencing at 12:00 from Ledbury train station marching through the town centre and through residential areas.
13-12-2007 17:25In the early 90s, the Spanish government decided to internationalize the political conflict between the Spanish State and the Basque Country, in terms of repression.
13-12-2007 11:18Why are drivers allowed to play their sound systems in the SOCPA zone but not cyclists?
13-12-2007 09:44Does this Top terror role for the Menezes officer mean that it has been accepted that we adopt a routine "shoot to kill any suspect policy" from now on?
12-12-2007 17:14The saga of Gillian Gibbons and the teddy bear showed how dangerous the Sudanese Government/military/judiciary can be. Darfuri asylum seekers in the UK are in real danger from the Home Office and the Sudanese Government
Malacañang’s (Presidential Palace) cash gifts, for whatever fabricated excuses and delayed explanations, has exposed the governance of Ms. Gloria Arroyo as morally bankrupt.
Embassy and Mexican Consulate in London, in solidarity with the Zapatistas and in opposition to the attacks on their communities by the state and paramilitaries.
11-12-2007 13:34Channel 4 News are drawing up a short list of the 'most inspiring political personality of the last ten years'.
11-12-2007 12:29Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison, explains why news that four British residents are to be released from Guantánamo provides grounds for cautious celebration, but also points out that two British residents will not be coming home.