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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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Short Interview Soudabeh Heidari, Camp Ashraf Hunger Striker.

25-09-2009 12:10

"I am here to support the residents of Ashraf, the 3,500 Iranian's in Camp Ashraf, Iraq. On the 28th July, at the behest of the Iranian regime, Iraqi forces attacked the people. They are defenceless, unarmed people. After the horrific attacks, 11 people have been killed and 500 injured. 36 people have been arrested. I decided to join the hunger strikes."

Soudabeh Heidari, aged 19.

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Academy Schools; The Sinister Programming of Children

25-09-2009 11:26

Something nasty is at work in education. Billed as a radical NuLabour rethinking of how to educate children, 47 schools are to be run as privately sponsored Academies with international corporations such as weapons giant Vosper-Thornycroft.

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Antifa Statement on Police Informant Matthew Gibbons

25-09-2009 08:17

(This statement will be posted on the Antifa England website later today.)

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Today your Freedom is being signed away

25-09-2009 01:10

Today at the UN, New York, States are signing a treaty which excludes core obligations and the right to development which will result in people becoming far more dependent on the State/Corporations and also result in discrimination against the poor. Many States are following these policies. However with these rights excluded it will be harder to discern the difference between terrorists and 'freedom fighters'. It is now known the rights to fight for.

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Metropolitan Police Service apologises for unlawful arrest

25-09-2009 01:04

Apology letter @ Southwark tube station
Four years after having unlawfully arrested an innocent attempting to take the tube, the Metropolitan Police Service eventually apologises, offers some compensation and promises that the officers involved will be made aware that the police had to agree to such an outcome.

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G20 Pittsburgh Today: Black Bloc, Tear Gas, Cops Etc

24-09-2009 22:44

PITTSBURGH — Police fired canisters of pepper spray and smoke at marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit Thursday after anarchists responded to calls to disperse by rolling trash bins and throwing rocks. The march turned chaotic at just about the time that President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrived for a meeting with leaders of the world's major economies.

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Protest at Border Agency offices in Derby

24-09-2009 07:22

As part of a growing number of solidarity actions with the oppression of migrants in Calais there will be a demonstration on Monday morning at the Border Agency offices in Derby.

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Honduras coup (by Latuff)

24-09-2009 01:20

Honduras coup
Honduran coup leaders are popularly known as "gorillas" and Roberto Micheletti as "Goriletti".

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Protest in Cardiff Against the destruction of the Jungle

23-09-2009 19:08

Freedom of movement and Equality for all!
Protest outside the UK Border Agency offices in Cardiff in solidarity with people in Calais who have recently had their homes bulldozed.

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Goriletti (by Latuff)

23-09-2009 16:49

Honduran coup leader Roberto Micheletti
Honduran coup leaders are popularly known as "gorillas" and Roberto Micheletti as "Goriletti".

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Pittsburg G20 protests beset by cop hassle before main events

23-09-2009 16:43

Pittsburgh plays host this week to the G-20 summit, a gathering of leaders of the world's largest national economies and the European Union. And, as with many past international summits, protest groups are embroiled in legal battles over their ability to voice opposition to international political and corporate elites.

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UK Mass Rally Against Mandatory Vaccinations October 3rd

23-09-2009 15:16

Info on mass rally against mandatory vaccination, London, Oct 3rd.

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The One-Sided War on the Streets of Honduras

23-09-2009 13:53

“We will continue the struggle for democracy,” said Zelaya, as the crowd voiced their desire for a new constitution. “This time I won’t be caught napping,” joked Zelaya, referring to the episode on June 28, when the military accosted him in his pajamas.

Later, when the lights were cut, there were fears the authorities might storm the gates at any moment, and side arms were handed out to security guards. The lights soon returned courtesy of the compound’s generator (and gas supplied by La Resistencia). The expected attack didn’t come until dawn, when police launched tear gas shells into the courtyard, and forcibly occupied neighboring buildings."

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Solidarity protest outside Brighton UK Borders Agency

23-09-2009 13:09

Last few hours been spent educating staff at the Brighton UK Border Agency Identity and Passport Service office (snappy title eh!)

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Midlands BNP Officers speak at German Neo Nazi Rally

23-09-2009 10:33

Fest Der Volker Group
A British National Party regional officer spoke at a nazi festival in east Germany last month alongside violent fascists and extremists from several European countries.

Mike Bell, secretary of the party’s West Midlands region, attended the Germany National Democratic Party’s Fest der Völker (Festival of Nations) in Pössneck, Thüringen, with three other BNP activists.

They included Dave and Nina Brown from Nottinghamshire, who were taking time out from campaigning for a Broxtowe District Council by-election on 24 September, where Mr Brown was the BNP candidate.

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Protest in Scotland Against Clearances of Migrant Camps in Calais

23-09-2009 08:42

In response to the shocking events seen in Calais on Tuesday 22 Sept, where police moved in to forcibly remove migrants from their make-shift shelters, and an international call-out for solidarity, a protest was held at the French Consulate, Randolf Crescent, Edinburgh, yesterday.

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Calais update

23-09-2009 08:27

Last night activists stayed in different squats and 'jungles' around Calais ahead of the ongoing raids.

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Honduran coup leader Roberto Micheletti (by Latuff)

23-09-2009 00:56

Roberto Micheletti...GOLPISTA!
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Save Romell Broom / Romell Broom: a different man

22-09-2009 23:43

Romell Broom
The Romell Broom case shows that capital punishment is a barbaric act, unworthy of a civil society. Romell Broom has already died 18 times. It is only right that he is spared, now.
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