UK Repression Newswire Archive
Sunday 28 December 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm and Monday 29 December 4.00pm 6.00pm
Both protests opposite Israeli Embassy - Kensington High Street
Nearest tube: High Street Kensington
Note: The letter was received at the start of the month, but as it was not posted here, as requested, thought it would be a good time for it. Here it is:
This multilingual article documents the tagging-process (photos) and the groups’ statement.
This speech might give us a clue why the Iranian president is far more popular in Latin America, Africa and Asia than his imperialist counterparts.
25-12-2008 04:31Big demonstration in solidarity with the arrestees through the main shopping district. The occupations of the university buildings are ending and more actions are planned.
will SHAC. Just because they bang up activists, HLS won't take a
break. Neither will SHAC.
On 24th December we paid early Christmas presents to those who fund, buy
and support the animal torture at HLS.
Connell had supposedly testified by deposition in a federal court case just 6 weeks earlier in a case that Republican/neocon operatives had long attempted to quash. http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/litigation/documents/Lincoln-Response-11-4-08-ExA.pdf
24-12-2008 16:00A female Greek trade unionist was attacked with cloric acid yesterday night. She is in critical condition in the intensive care of the hospital Evangelismos in Athens
24-12-2008 15:12State repression of Anti-Corporate Dissent: Animal right activists convicted of 'conspiracy to blackmail'
On December 23rd, 4 out of 5 activists on trial at Winchester Crown Court were found guilty of 'Conspiracy to Blackmail' at Winchester Crown Court after a 3 and a half month long show trial. The world's media, prompted by police press officers, were quick to condemn activists by pointing to harassment against the employees of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) and their customers, shareholders and investors. Actions against HLS, not linked to those convicted, such as hoax bombs, letters alleging paedophilia, and threats were pointed to as evidence of the defendants' extremism. Police spokesmen and the National Extremist Coordination Unit (NETCU), the branch of the police set up to deal with the AR movement and other expressions of the public's dissent, hailed the convictions as a victory. (For more information on NETCU see here and here.
24-12-2008 05:56Police threating of raiding the Polytechnic University, occupants are not backing down. Protests continue.
24-12-2008 01:18at westminster court, judge caroline tubbs banned brian haw (the parliament square peace protestor who has been there for more than seven years) with an exclusion order covering the westminster area. barristers eventually managed to have the ruling suspended pending an appeal, but the threat is still very much there.
23-12-2008 17:33On the 20th of November there were at least 10 actions in solidarity with Greek protesters in ex-USSR countries.