UK Repression Newswire Archive
11-06-2009 23:19Attacks by both Shell security and mystery masked men on opponents of the oil company's damaging gas pipeline project have increased in recent weeks. Early Thursday morning, pipeline critic Pat O'Donnell's fishing boat was boarded by four armed masked men, who held the crew captive while sinking the vessel. This follows in the wake of outspoken farmer Willie Corduff being beaten up at night and protestors being thrown off ships by Shell security.
11-06-2009 12:29On Friday 12th June you are invited to attend the launch of a new awareness raising campaign that will attempt to build a global network of activitsts increase pressure on Morocco to end its illegal 33 year Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. The meeting will be preceeded by a high level delegation to 10 Downing Street. Please come and join us at Downing Street at 11am
11-06-2009 12:28Italian police have arrested at least four people on suspicion of planning an attack on the G8 summit of rich countries next month.
11-06-2009 11:06An Islamic group, Islam4UK, is presently engaged in a UK Roadshow, entitled "Live Under Shariah". On Saturday 6th June, they came to New Street in Birmingham. As a local, a democrat, and on the left politically, I was intrigued to find out more. I spoke to one of their representatives to determine what was wrong with the UK, and why he thought Islamic rule was the correct prescription. A report for UK Indymedia.
11-06-2009 10:56Outside Angel tube, Islington, London N1 12-3pm
Open-air rally with speeches from anti-racist groups across London, uniting to take a common stand in defence of migrant workers and asylum seekers. MC Low-Key and others will perform.
Next Wednesday June the 17ththere will be a benefit gig at the Grosvenor in Stockwell. It is for the Iraqi LGBT UK group who are raising much needed cash to help shelter Iraqi LGBT activists from all kinds of bigoted repression including beating, torture and murder.
8pm till close. £4.00/£5.00 Wednesday June 17th
Sidney Road, Stockwell, London, SW9 OTP
10-06-2009 21:05Is it just me, or do others recognise the potential threat embedded in such research projects once the Military Industrial Complex gets ahold of 'em? These lines of research just dredge up the fear that sci-fi such as the "terminator" may be less fi and more fact with every year. I hope that I am just paranoid. You be the judge.
10-06-2009 19:05As part of the prisoner support network ABC and comrades who showed their support from the Sumac, we would like to show our solidarity and committment to those arrested and offer love and strength to their friends, families and loved ones. Our belief, strength and comradeship will persevere in the face of corruption and adversity.
09-06-2009 21:36The link below is to a very, very good interview and news piece on the situation in Peru . Please share around for use in advocacy against the actions of the Peruvian government.
On Monday, campaigners angry at Sri Lanka's recent military assault on the Tamil Tigers organised a protest outside Nottingham's Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.
09-06-2009 12:32Radical and different ideas and perspectives will be available in a new space for our movement to help think through and act in the current multiple crises.
09-06-2009 11:04Report on yesterday's impromptu anti-fascist demo in Lancaster
08-06-2009 21:52An analysis of the rise of the British National Party in the UK as a result of the mainstream political elite ignoring the working class. Argues that this has happened across Europe, resulting in the rise of the far Right as a direct consequence of the failure of neo-liberal economic individualism. Suggests that a new class-based analysis is required to challenge the breakdown of politics.
07-06-2009 16:53Greece has many anarchists imprisoned, especially after the December 2008 revolt. Here is a partial list of six of the most well-known cases that have attracted the interest of those organising solidarity marches and other events, including direct action.