UK Repression Newswire Archive
04-05-2004 08:37Des Warren died on April 24th, his funeral is this Wednesday 5th May 11.15am at Blacon Crematorium Chester.
03-05-2004 04:10In the last few months, several students have been attacked and beaten by undercover infiltrators for trying to have a voice in the university councils and the center of activism at UNAM - Okupa Che Guevara - is under threat of eviction. The current situation with Pavel (see below) has had very little coverage outside of the university and has continued to be declared by the media as a suicide.
02-05-2004 21:33Greetings from the land of the bratwurst sausage and the annual Mayday riot!
02-05-2004 13:51A large crowd marched in from the center of Dublin to Phoenix Park where the EU heads of state were having their party.
02-05-2004 13:48A tenants' direct action campaign group!
The tenants in Liverpool and Merseyside are sick of the injustices. The councillors whether they're Labour or Liberal-Democrat simply don't care about throwing us out into the private sector they're not tenants themselves! Councillors are giving away our land, our homes, our streets, our neighbourhoods and our communities for 'FREE' to undemocratic and unaccountable private landlords it is 'our' public property not for them to give away through rigged ballots or no ballots at all.
02-05-2004 07:22I wonder how many refugees there are here from Greece? conscripts fleeing conscription.
During Nam Sweden was a big haven for several thousand (i think) Yank conscripts.
Two American soldiers have deserted, claiming asylum in Canada rather than serve in Iraq. They argue that the war is illegal under international law
02-05-2004 00:14this is a workshop u might consider going to. it should be very interesting as it is organised by a kurdish university student who was expelled by turkey 3 years ago for having signed a petition in favour of the kurdish people ( at least according to him ).
In a funny but disturbing display of hostility, Grafton Centre security guards under the watchful eyes of mall managers grabbed anti-sweatshop literature out of the hands of mild-mannered protesters, forbid the use of video and still cameras, and triumphantly dismantled the sinister May Day picnic apparatus inside the mall. A potentially violent mob which was handing out pink "No To Child Labour" balloons to passing children was also suppressed with ruthless effectiveness.
30-04-2004 22:03Have you read 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' by Robert Tressell? If you have then you'll want to see how faithful this play is to the book. If you're touched by the story then read the book. If you're working class then this story nearly a century old will strike a chord with you.
29-04-2004 11:30The three people arrested on wednesday night in Dublin were uk people. Unconfirmed reports suggest there were two irish arrested as well but they were released. The uk people face probable dentention til 6th may...
29-04-2004 08:30David Blunket proposes that by 2012 everybody in the UK should be forced to carry an ID card which carries biomentric data about the owner.
29-04-2004 03:47The house of a polish activist from the Coalition of Anti – authoritarian Groups was raided by police yesterday evening. The police started their visit on the 28 April just before 10pm. There were 4 police cars seen from the house, and some other 6 – 7 seen further. The house of the activist is situated outside of Warsaw, there were 11 people in the house at the time of the visit.
28-04-2004 12:372 uk activists remanded in custody for a week, they were arrested during the raid of the squat in dublin, more news soon...
28-04-2004 11:04In the last weeks there were diverse projects of squatting activities in hamburg, most related to the ongoing repression against trailerparks.
27-04-2004 21:46The DA had been prosecuting 25 victims of the police assault which took place on April 7, 2003 in the Port of Oakland. A year later, the ordeal of these people finally ended in a strange twist.