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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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Belgrade: Anarchists arrested; state attorney: international terrorism

04-09-2009 15:54

Group of six anarchists arrested under suspicion being connected with Black Elijah (Crni Ilija), which take responsiblity on 24. august molotov attack on Greek embassy in Belgrade.

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Petition : Stop Ahmadinejad from entering United Nation

04-09-2009 12:40

Iran Solidarity petition : "Stop Ahmadinejad from entering United Nation"

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Self-managed park in Athens under attack by police

04-09-2009 08:17

criminal police roam free
About 1-1.30 am: 3-4 police jeeps tried to invade Messolongiou street, in Exarchia. the people who were there resisted throwing things at them. Police forces from different directions tried to encircle the area. Tear-gas is reported to have been used near the self-organized Navarinu park. Somebody reports that about 2 persons are held by the police near the area.

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12 dying outside US embassy london?

03-09-2009 18:11

a dozen supporters are nearing a fatal end of a hunger strike outside the london US embassy in grosvenor square. this piece (by belinda mckenzie) is a call-out to a solidarity demonstration on saturday evening at 6pm (5th september). three of the strikers were hospitalised last night on the 37th evening without food. they have vowed not to give up.

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Who is afraid of facebook?

03-09-2009 16:16

Twitter user in Iran
It becomes obvious why Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and many other politically active sites were up made available until the “ election show”.

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Dave Mahoney is released

03-09-2009 15:34

For those interested UK anarchist Dave Mahoney, jailed in July after being arrested at the anti-RNC protests last September has been released.

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We Will Not Negotiate - Open Letter to the Police re DSEi protests

03-09-2009 13:24

Disarm DSEi explain their reasons for negotiating with the police for protest against the arms fair on 8th September.

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Zapatista Urgent Appeal for Solidarity

02-09-2009 19:38

Solidarity for 2 Zapatista Other Campaign Prisoners.

Request for Urgent Action, Organizacion Mundial Contra la Tortura, published on the Frayba website. This is a summary of the urgent action request on the Fray Bartololome de las Casas website, from the Organizacion Mundial Contra Tortura (OMCT).

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Tactics stepping up in Calais - support needed

02-09-2009 15:35

what the cops do to the basic shelters people have
Activists getting better at frustrating police, but we can't be everywhere in Calais - more support needed...

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Lesvos: new hungerstrike of detained minors

02-09-2009 13:35

47 minors detained in Pagani are on hunger strike since yesterday 1st September.

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Pacifism does nothing to help animals.

02-09-2009 11:04

The following is my opinion and it in no way incites people to take responsibility for their own actions and act concisely and effectively.

This article I feel could be applied to any radical movement and is in no way limited to animal liberation.

Please let me know your thoughts via comments?

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How jail feels like

01-09-2009 03:41

Here is a lively description of how jail feels like, borrowed from a book by semiotext(e) titled Autonomia: post-political politics, edited by Sylvere Lotringer and Christian Marazzi, ISBN 1-58435-053-9, distributed by MIT Press.

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Direct Action for Independent Living, Birmingham, 14th September 2009

31-08-2009 22:13

Disabled people in Birmingham are dying as a result of the lack of social support provision from Birmingham City Council. Join us on Monday 14th September and take action for the human rights that Birmingham City Council are denying us. THE TIME FOR ACTION IS NOW!

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America's Tortured Past

31-08-2009 21:44

In his book, "A Question of Torture," McCoy explained how techniques were developed, refined, codified in manuals, used extensively in Southeast Asia, Central America, and now everywhere, including in Iraq, Afghanistan, and at secret black sites globally. A worldwide gulag exists with no oversight or legal compliance - on US bases, torture ships, and in prisons of complicit countries. Nothing is banned, including the most inhumanely harmful abuses.

In office, Obama abandoned his promise to continue America's sordid, tortured past in violation of the rule of law, ethical and moral standards, and everything he swore he'd change.

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Calais - Activists Disrupt CRS Raid on Eritrean House

31-08-2009 21:23

Calais - Activists Disrupt CRS Raid on Eritrean House

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Lesvos: Acton at Pagani continues - URGENT SUPPORT NEEDED!

31-08-2009 09:27

Activist occupied roof of Pagani detention centre, 31. August 2009
The actions in Lesvos are still going on. Many activists already left the island, but there are still many people here. Activists entered the roof of Pagani detention centre this morning. The police reacted with violence. 10 activists from the roof were taken to the police station. 2 people seriously injured. We need urgent support - please start actions were you are and participate in the Faxcampaign.

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Photo- London Rally for human rights demands release of 36 Iranian refugees

31-08-2009 01:18

London Rally to save lives iranian dissidents in Ashraf
London Rally for human rights demands release of 36 detained Camp Ashraf residents
Hundreds of Iranians gathered outside the US Embassy in London on day 33 of a hunger strike by a dozen Iranians who are calling on the US authorities to prevent a further massacre of their relatives at Camp Ashraf, Iraq.

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Reflections on Peaceful Protest and Constitutional Dialogue in San Pedro Sula, H

30-08-2009 22:09

"As a result, the political demand of the protest is simple: reinstate Zelaya as the legitimate president and permit the constitutional referendum."

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Calais roundup - ongoing support needed

30-08-2009 17:32

Round up from last few days in Calais
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