UK Repression Newswire Archive
28-01-2009 01:56300,000 Tamil civilians face hunger, Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has instructed UN and World Food Programme officials to keep away from 'safety zone,' which has been subjected to continuous inhuman artillery barrage, denying civilians any meaningful space of refuge, said the latest reports from the offices of the Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) for Ki'linochchi and Mullaiththeevu. 300,000 Tamils are denied of even drinking water and are facing hunger, the reports say. "Completely given up by the International Community. In the meantime, pitched fighting was reported between the SLA and the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) in several fronts.
PHOTO: Ibrahim Khader and the new refugee camp in Izbet Khader
27-01-2009 23:38Our justice system is failing day by day, minute by minute. One wrongful conviction is one-too-many, and numbers are escalating well into the tens of thousands. Adequate legal representation is available to those who are able to pay; those who cannot, however, suffer. Consequently, inadequate legal representation mostly leads to an inevitable unjust verdict.
27-01-2009 23:24The former head of the inquiry into the Omagh bombing has claimed that elements within the intelligence services might have "effectively sabotaged" the investigation which failed to convict anyone for the worst atrocity of the Northern Ireland conflict, it emerged last night.
How the State Protects Corporations From Dissent
Jailed SHAC activists Receive Indefinite ASBOs
On Wednesday 21st January 2009 the police’s National Extremism Tactical Coordination Unit issued a press release celebrating the jailing of seven animal rights campaigners for “over fifty years”. In their press release NETCU are at pains to point out that the sentences have “nothing to do with freedom of expression” and that those jailed are “extremists”.
27-01-2009 12:08DEMONSTRATE AGAINST BRITAIN ’S RACIST IMMIGRATION LAWS
TUESDAY 3 February 1-2pm
Outside the UK Immigration Service Communications House
210 Old Street, London , EC1V 9BR
(nearest tube – Old Street )
27-01-2009 10:30Let's be clear about this judgement: the SHAC 7 have been handed absurdly long jail sentences because they mounted a successful campaign to dent the profits of an industry they believe to be unjust. What NETCU, judge Butterfield et al have sought to do is vilify a legal and peaceful campaign and to ’round up’ its assumed leaders in order to break the back of a successful movement. They have failed!
27-01-2009 00:59The Video that the BBC (Israel) Does Not Want You To See
26-01-2009 22:19Demonstration by refugees attacked by riot police in Tuscany.
16 women on hungerstrike in Lampedusa.
In Rome attacks of Eastern European by fascists.
26-01-2009 15:52Today was the first day of lectures, that had to co-exist with the occupation at the Cambridge law Faculty. A couple of notable events included an ultimatum to vacate from the university, the Great Soup Battle, and the the meek attempt to intimidate the occupiers by requesting them to give their names individually.
26-01-2009 14:5314 FEB MEET @ 2 PM outside the Natural History Musem
March to the Italian Embassy in Grosvenor Square
This demo will be in solidarity with the demonstration happening at the same time in Rome against the Vatican and its intervention in Italian, European and world-wide politics.
26-01-2009 07:27Anti-arms acticvists do it again!
Press Release #1 on the seizure of an Indymedia server in Manchester, issued on 26.01.2009 by the IMC UK Press Group for immediate release.
On 22 January 2009, an Indymedia server was seized by the Police in Manchester (UK). This was related to postings about the Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) trial in the UK [IMC UK feature].
This page provides a timeline of the events, statements of support, media reports, and further information.
Below are her words from exclusively speaking to Wales on Sunday: