UK Repression Newswire Archive
29-01-2004 20:14An excellent analysis of the Hutton whitewash.
29-01-2004 18:47Open letter to the European ESF movement
29-01-2004 05:16The Heartbroken family of James Ashley, shot dead by Sussex Police in his St Leonard's home during a bungled raid, have sent a message to his killers in the sixth anniversary of his death.
28-01-2004 22:11Palestine from a Marxist/Arab nationalist perspective
28-01-2004 17:29Eduardo Alonso Sanchez, 20 years old and waiting trial for terrorist crimes, writes from prision about his arrest in Valencia on the 7th July and the following treatments to which he was subjected under the spanish anti-terrorist law.
28-01-2004 15:04A PROPOSAL from the one of the practicality group - AGENDA FOR 29th UK MEETING - please add to it.
The last meeting had no agenda or agreed facilitator we need to change this if the ESF is not to descend into a farce.
28-01-2004 09:09A 59 minute speech by Judith Volkart of the N CA ACLU. An update on what is known and being done to "rein in" the Patriot Act. 2 files- broadcast and slow modem. Free to rebroadcast upon notification.
27-01-2004 17:11An 18 line poem the peace and justice campaigner author was moved to create after attending a Holocaust Memorial in Swindon on 27 Jan - just one day before Hutton reports on death of weapons inspector Dr David Kelly
27-01-2004 13:09Bad news.
27-01-2004 12:19"Disruptive" children who won't bow down to the screws' authority in youth prisons are put in solitary confinement - thrown naked (because apparently clothing "threatens the child's safety"!) into illegal "strip cells" with no light, ventilation, furniture or sanitation, where they are forced to use the floor as a toilet. Over the last year more than 100 children were sent to these cells for periods of up to 5 days each. The Howard League for Penal Reform is investigating an allegation that two young offenders were kept in solitary confinement for more than a year.
[from Freedom, Anarchist News and Views newspaper]
26-01-2004 23:32The Human Rights Center Bartolome de las Casas transmits this denuncia received yesterday, 22nd of January, 2004, regarding the burning of houses and the detention of the citizen Joshué Jiménez Cruz in the community Nuevo San Rafael, located in the Montes Azules Biosphere reserve.
Human Rights Center Bartolome de las Casas 23rd January, 2004
26-01-2004 23:11Why some men and women refuse:
26-01-2004 16:32Your Manchester comrade James Thorne is being tried on a trumped up assault charge after police violently dispersed a peaceful protest last June. All support on 29/30 January at Manc Magistrates Court warmly appreciated.
26-01-2004 01:51Is it irresponsible to take kids to political protests? Are some protests safe and others not? How do you tell the difference? I interviewed 12 activists, 10 of whom are parents, 7 of whom are street medics on this topic.
25-01-2004 21:11Report on Day 35 of the Seven Sisters hunger strike concentrates on yesterday's rally at the hunger strike tent, which attracted some mainstream media attention.