UK Repression Newswire Archive
03-06-2009 10:52Join Amnesty's Cambridge University Group and Chinese Salon for a Floating Lantern Ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the Tiananmen Crackdown.
03-06-2009 00:04Britain sold £13.6m worth of arms to Sri Lanka in the past three years despite Colombo’s widespread abuse of human rights, The Times newspaper reported.
02-06-2009 15:35Have a look at this report released recently
02-06-2009 13:01continuing the story from http://publish.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/05/431149.html, maria was yesterday arrested for wearing a t-shirt bearing the symbol of the tamil eelam. the symbol bears similarities to the tamil tiger LTTE logo, but has significant historical and graphic differences. police have kept flipping on this issue all week
02-06-2009 06:25Police officers unlawfully confiscated campaign leaflets and T-shirts from climate protesters outside the FA Cup final on Saturday, preventing a legal demonstration from taking place. Activists from the Camp for Climate Action are calling this yet another example of over-the-top policing designed to silence environmental protest, and are redoubling calls for an independent public review of the policing of protest.
30-05-2009 22:01Put this in your diary and be there if you are against McDonalds for any reason! Health! Globalisation! Human Rights! The Environment! Animals! Freedom to Protest!
United against McDonalds! One Struggle, One Fight!
30-05-2009 00:42Despite massive international pressure, on Wed 27th May, the United Nations Human Rights Council refused calls to investigate allegations of war crimes by both sides. Instead it supported Sri Lanka in handling the humanitarian crisis under it's own initiative. The session had been called because of alarm over the high number of civilian casualties as well as the island's treatment of displaced Tamil civilians. The call by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay for aid agencies to be given free access to the camps so they can provide the Tamils with critical relief was also not agreed upon.
29-05-2009 19:27French authorities on Thursday authorised the release of Julien Coupat, who has been detained for more than six months on suspicion of sabotaging high-speed train lines, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.
The Home Office and Kent Police have buried a report on the policing of last summer’s climate camp at Kingsnorth power station, provoking suspicions that it was critical of the controversial police tactics at the protest.
28-05-2009 15:52A summary of what has happened up to now and his last letter from the Hospital Ward where he is imprisoned.
Please, contribute to the summary in english (or other translations) so we can add more details and begin spreading this around the globe to inform people about his situation.