UK Repression Newswire Archive
24 HENS FREED FROM ILLEGAL BATTERY FARM (UK)
BARCLAYS AND BUTCHER SABOTAGED (UK)
EXPLOITIVE SHOPS SEALED SHUT (Mexico)
BARCLAYS CASH POINT GLUED (UK)
13-10-2008 13:27reports coming in of raids on animal rights activists in leeds - bradford area.
13-10-2008 12:09City of Westminster Magistrates' Court (CoWMC) continued it's long-term harassment of Parliament Square Peace Campaigner, Mrs Barbara Tucker, this morning trying to illegally enforce SOCPA fines knowing that the cases against her were under appeal.
13-10-2008 11:18What has become of prison revolts in the British prison system? Where now are the open expressions of collective anger and solidarity that fueled the uprisings and jail riots of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and created the iconic images of Hull 1976 and Strangeways 1990? What happened to the spirit of revolt that used to periodically shake the British long-term prison system and engender a philosophy of prisoner empowerment and solidarity, a philosophy that situated the struggle of prisoners at the very forefront of the universal struggle for human rights and even social revolution?
13-10-2008 08:11Lynne Mozar: the BNP is all hers, and don't you forget it
11-10-2008 16:57A crowd of two hundred people, angry and disgusted, watched as legal
campaigners from 10 protest groups had their leaflets and tables confiscated in Church Street, Liverpool this Saturday 11th October. Two arrests were made.
11-10-2008 15:01Police riot vans surrounded & intimidated legal protestors and campaign stalls in Liverpool city centre this afternoon, but surrounding crowds helped intervene to block the police and defend the stalls. Two people were arrested and others questioned, and literature & other campaign materials were confiscated from all the stalls
11-10-2008 08:25Research in universities across the globe is becoming more and more privatised.
This must be stopped NOW!
10-10-2008 22:46A few days ago, a Hamburg activist was in court for allegedly having participated in an action against precarity and for distribution. Now she has been acquitted. Here is a report from someone who was at the court case:
10-10-2008 21:21To protest against these inhuman policies, International Organisation of Iranian Refugees in Manchester is protesting. Therefore we call upon all humanitarian organisation and civilised people to support our cause and participate on this demonstration on 18th of October 2008.
Place: Platts Field Park, Wilmslow Road, Rusholme
10-10-2008 20:57COBAS UK support the initive of Rifondazione Comunista to say NO to elite research.
A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being "Freedom not fear 2008". Creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities.
Call to mass action Saturday 11th October against the surveillance state in
solidarity with activists all around the world.