UK Repression Newswire Archive
16-05-2009 13:56Justice for the North West 10
Free them Now ! No deportations !
Those who are innocent must be released
16-05-2009 07:12Whilst a human rights catastrophe has unfolded across the northern region of Sri-Lanka, military forces of the Sri Lankan government are on the verge of seizing the last small patch of rebel held territory on 16/05/09
Tamil solidarity event in North London this Sunday:
16-05-2009 03:42Obama. Genocide. Realpolitik.
15-05-2009 22:41'Name' Service Providers block receipt of emails from all UK University addresses
15-05-2009 12:37Check out the show, starting 9pm tonight...
15-05-2009 09:53''The local aid workers in Vanni Region estimated 1700 civilians have been killed and over 3000 injured in the last 48 hours due to the persistent use of heavy artillery and mortars by the Sri Lankan armed forces. The catastrophic situation has been made worse by the acute shortage of food and medicine.''
''The ICRC ship carrying emergency supply of food provided by the World Food Organization (WFO) has been prevented from delivering its consignments due to refusal of the Sri Lankan Government to provide security guarantees, even though LTTE has given all clearance and guarantees . And another ship working on medical evacuations also prevented from reaching shores with the same reason''.
15-05-2009 08:24Proposal for solidarity action/media stunt for Nottingham 114
14-05-2009 21:06Police resort to the seizure of young children and physical attacks on women and children to break the blockade of Westminster Bridge, eyewitnesses report.
Dave now faces 10 charges which could lead to decades of jail time. Dave grew up in the UK and was involved in many project in Plymouth, Devon including organising benefit gigs and Plymouth Environment Center.
All involved in his support campaign want him home more than anything in the world and we would appreciate any support you can give.
For more information on Dave's case check out http://helpdavemahoney.blogspot.com/
14-05-2009 10:47At the moment, nothing stops people from far right organisations from working in the Home Office and deal with refugees.
14-05-2009 01:01Select Committees interview Nicola Fisher and other key G20 witnesses
13-05-2009 22:27in secret meetings not recorded in Hansard, our government has formulated a plan to rid parliament square of not only the current tamil protests, but also brian haw's seven and a half year vigil. emergency legislation is expected to pass through parliament unopposed within a matter of weeks.
13-05-2009 11:51The Speaker of Parliament has just made an announcement.
Sunday more people began to gather in Parliament Square, and Monday the numbers had swelled and from 9.30 am people began blocking again the roads around Parliament, the only way for them to get attention to the genocide in their homeland and the UK politicians to intervene with the UN.
It is feared that the Sri Lankan government are determined to kill all of the civilians trapped in the so- called ' safe zone' in the Vanni region by the end of the month, more than 150.000 people are living under bombardments and have no way to get out and no access to food or medication, as the Sri Lankan army has sealed off the zone. The few who have managed to escape to government controlled areas have been put in concentration camps by the SLA.