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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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Barnone:Films about prison

26-05-2008 15:18

BarNone: Films about Prisons

Sunday 15th June at the Star and Shadow Cinema

A day full of films and workshops from the UK and around the world that will tap into the visible and invisible voices behind bars.

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America facilitating for the UK Census?

26-05-2008 14:45

UK-USA 2011 UK CENSUS CONCERNS: The House of Commons Treasury Committee has expressed strong concerns that if the 2011 UK census is run by a US company that the data could be accessed by USA security and law enforcement agencies:

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Justice for Darfur - London Protest

26-05-2008 11:19

Stop targeting innocent people in Khartoum
Approaching two hundred protesters, many from the Sudan, gathered opposite Downing Street yesterday (Sun 25 May, 2008) for a noisy protest before marching to a rally held adjoining the Sudanese Embassy opposite St James's Palace in London.
Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Silvio Berlusconi and the 2008 'democratic' election campaign

26-05-2008 09:53

Senator Guiseppe Ciarrapico
If you want to know WHAT controls the European media…

These are all statements of Silvio Berlusconi himself in the weeks before the 2008 elections.
Silvio Berlusconi assures a few weeks before the elections that there is no place in his coalition for persons with a criminal past or with mafia connections…

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Help Europe:Silvio Berlusconi is taking over the European mediamarket!

26-05-2008 09:48

In the media I read that Berlusconi’s company mediaset mid 2007 has taken over Endemol: one of the biggest mediaconcerns on the world market…
Do we have to worry in Europe?

If you want to know WHAT won the Italian elections and who controls OUR media.
Read and shiver…

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Italian Crystal nights, first the gypsies...Is this Europe 1938?

26-05-2008 09:44

burning gypsy camp in Napels
A few nights of raids with baseball bats and molotov cocktails have done the job…
Why didn`t we see the sensational images of burning gypsy camps, terrified and crying children and desperate people in our European press?

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Solidarity for imprisoned anti-fur activists in Austria

24-05-2008 22:55

In response to the Viennese armed "elite" police force (WEGA) storming a total of 23 apartments, houses & offices to arrest and imprison anti-Kleider Bauer activists in Vienna, Lower Austria, Styria and Tirol on May 21st 2008, solidarity demonstrations have taken place in; Vienna, Wiener Neustadt, Graz, Bregenz, Hamburg, Berlin, Stockholm, Munich & Salzburg.

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Support Sean in court - Fri 30th May

24-05-2008 19:45

Please support Sean Kirtley when he is sentenced - Coventry Crown Court, Friday 30th May, 10am

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Notts Uni detainee innocent but still facing deportation

24-05-2008 16:41

Hicham Yezza, a popular, respected and valued former PhD student and current employee of the University of Nottingham faces deportation to Algeria on Sunday 1st June. This follows his unjust arrest under the Terrorism Act 2000 on Wednesday 14th May alongside Rizwaan Sabir and their release without charge six days later.

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The Many Faces of Paul Dodds: Pride & Promiscuity

24-05-2008 13:22

This is the third episode in a series about a dangerous con artist, namely Paul Harvey Dick, of Portland, Oregon, USA. Dick, in addition to being an accomplished lady/man killer and confidence trickster, has stolen the identity of Paul G. Dodds, Esquire.

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FBI files indict Bush, Cheney and Co. as war criminals

24-05-2008 00:15

The most stunning revelation in a 370-page Justice US Department Inspector General’s report released this week was that agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation had formally opened a “War Crimes” file, documenting torture they had witnessed at the Guantánamo Bay US prison camp, before being ordered by the administration to stop writing their reports.

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Sheffield Guantanamo Campaign Meeting - 28 May

23-05-2008 23:11

Sheffield Guantanamo Campaign Meeting - 7.30pm Wednesday 28 May

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Direct Action, Liberation & Solidarity for Political Prisoners

23-05-2008 19:55

21st-23rd May


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Wave of Repression against Activists in Austria

23-05-2008 19:29

(Austria) – Around 7:00 am on Wednesday May 21 members of the Viennese elite police force (WEGA) stormed several apartments in Vienna. Some of the residents were woken up in their beds with guns drawn on them. A total of twenty-three (23) apartments, houses and offices were searches in Vienna, Lower Austria, Styria and Tirol.

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Direct Action Greece: 17th - 22nd May

23-05-2008 17:45

University rectors elections sabotaged (ATHENS-PIRAEUS)
Appelate Court's expansion works sabotaged with fire (ATHENS)
Attack against the municipal police of Ilioupoli (ATHENS)
Bank firebombed (LOANNINA)
University rectors elections sabotaged (ATHENS-PIRAEUS)
Surveillance cameras destroyed during squaters solidarity march (ATHENS)
Fencing bars around the polytechnic school dismantled (ATHENS)
Arsonists hit a bank (THESSALONIKI)

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Anti-racism Public meeting - 31 May 2008, 1.00pm

23-05-2008 16:41

What is the link between defending asylum seekers and the struggle against racism? Should the asylum issue be a charitable or political issue? Come and hear the experiences of a speaker from TCAR in the north east.

Help us build for the TCAR regional northern anti-racist conference in Newcastle on 21 June 2008.

Contact us if you want to speak. All speakers welcome. Everyone is welcome.

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Press release: Public reading of research material that led to terror arrests

23-05-2008 14:48

Academics and students demonstrate: Public reading of research material that led to terror arrests.

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Scientology cult fails in attempt to ban word "cult" at anti-cult picket

23-05-2008 12:06

Aim gun at foot. Pull trigger. Repeat until out of feet.

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Making Governance Gender Responsive.

23-05-2008 09:36

Center for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics- Conference 2008.

A Conference will occur in October 2008 under the aegis of the CAPWIP and the
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in October 2008.

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Situs & Queers: "The Social Plague" (1972-1974)

22-05-2008 18:24

First English translation of piece showing the influence of the Situationist International on the homosexual rights movement in France in the 1970s.
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