UK Repression Newswire Archive
12-05-2009 19:38The Coroners and Justice Bill is currently going through Parliament. Inquests into the deaths of prisoners are currently automatically heard before juries, yet the new Bill seeks to abolish this. Inquests concerning the deaths of all people held in custody or state detention should be held before juries.
Note: this is a repeat of the programme originally broadcasted on Thursday 7th of May.
12-05-2009 15:07Since May 2007 award winning paediatrician and human rights activist, Binayak Sen has been held at Raipur Jail on false charges. Protest outside the High Commision of India, Aldwych.
12-05-2009 07:46Keep the BNP out
11-05-2009 12:42Tamils on the streets again to protest the carnage of Sat night.
Clearly it is the media blackout and spin that is deviating these ordinary peace loving people to take to the streets.
10-05-2009 17:28Indiscriminate barrage of shelling by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) on the 'safety zone' starting from Saturday night to Sunday morning slaughtered more than 2,000 civilians including large number of women and children, medical sources in Vanni said quoting the injured who managed to reach the makeshift hospital.
10-05-2009 08:00It is deeply frustrating to realize that three years after the publication of this article, the British public is still subjected to this wretched propaganda.
10-05-2009 07:50Jamie Doward and Mark Townsend The Observer, Sunday 10 May 2009
08-05-2009 19:27Humanitarian aid is never a crime. Solidarity with Elias Bierdeland and Captain Stefan Schmidt. Please sign the brief appeal (below in english, italian and german) and
help to distribute to further lists and websites.
08-05-2009 19:15At the above meeting on 6 May, demonstration was called for 6pm on Saturday 9 May 2009 as part of the process to build an anti-deportation campaign against the deportation of the 11 Pakistani students arrested in Cheetham Hill in April, some of whom are held in Strangeways prison, Salford.
08-05-2009 18:15The name-reading ceremony for the Afghan war dead proceeded opposite Parliament without any attention from the police today - despite the use of a loudhailer (banned under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act)
08-05-2009 17:04Inspiral Lounge in Camden, the best and most well know vegge cafe in Camden, has been hit by The Dance Police. The venue is allowed to have DJ but people are not allowed to dance say newspapers and the venues owner / manager. People have said the police make regular vists to monitor toe tapping, dancing, dancing, swaying or otherwise moving in adance like way to the music. Bah Poo we say!
08-05-2009 16:13This message invites animal protection groups throughout the world to sign an open letter addressed to the Austrian Minister of Justice.
08-05-2009 05:59the report on the right to protest on radio 4
only on for another week,
the idiot who runs nectu is there, funny enough does not support use of section 44 on protesters, also the idiot lawyer who is employed by corporates against protesters for crap injunctions which injunct a few names people and then anyone who looks at pieces of paper.
needless to say the coppers do not view environmental protesters as much of a worry but more worrying the the barrister twat who is now openly going after protesters. seems like some should be going after the barrister twat.
have a listen.
It seems a new firm of corporate solicitors is edging into a patch long occupied by the bumbling Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden of Lawson-Cruttenden and Co. On 5th May, Norton Rose Solicitors organised a workshop for their corporate clients, entitled 'The Limits of Protest', on the pros and cons of injunctions. Norton Rose had apparently acted for Drax in obtaining injunctions against environmental protesters and are now setting themselves up as the new enemies of civil liberty.