UK Repression Newswire Archive
08-02-2010 00:43“His life will be in serious danger if he is deported back to Burundi due to the ethnic clashes and the serious institutional homophobia”. The human rights activists are appealing to the United Nations and the European Parliament to save this young man's life.
07-02-2010 17:12Police force entry and arrest all those who were inside, who all had papers. Illegal eviction of space.
07-02-2010 17:07On Sunday afternoon french police has raided the new NoBorders space in Calais ( called the Kronstadt Hangar), all activists inside were brought to police stations.
07-02-2010 14:22A few days ago we posted an article regarding the rapid rise and growth of some of Russia's very own Neo-Nazi paramilitary groups. These groups have been responsible for hundreds of racially motivated attacks against immigrants and refugees, plus many more murders. They typically record these attacks/murders so that they can eventually be shown to brainwash and control young recruits.
05-02-2010 14:19This notice will be of interest to all who are concerned at the plight of Palestinians suffering under Israel’s brutal military occupation. A recently returned member of the Viva Palestina Gaza convoy will be attending a meeting in Nottingham to share with us their experiences of the desperately needed aid convoy and its journey from the UK to Gaza.
"1984 is here, no really, this time we're not lying , honest. "
04-02-2010 15:07An activist with a child was sent strange letters from the Department of Work & Pensions detailing his child benefit & details of his parents pension. He was then telephoned with the warning "We know everything about you & if we want we can get your parents pension money interfered with at any time". The activist said the person phoning was a woman & that she had " an Australian or New Zealand accent. What's scary is that he did not any time given the DWP his mobile phone number.
04-02-2010 14:20Well.....Blackstones police handbook 2009 and Blackstone's 2009 Counter-Terrorism handbook both Oxford University Press, make interesting reading. It appears that we are all far too extreme for our own good. Read page 131-137 for laughs or groans of frustration.
03-02-2010 23:07On the 3.2 some anarchists paid a short visit to the Greek consulate in Berlin, located at the Wittenberg square.
Five SPSC members interrupted a concert by the Israeli musicians and sponsored cultural ambassadors of the State of Israel, the Jerusalem Quartet, during their Aug 2008 Edinburgh Festival performance at the Queen’s Hall.
After being removed by private security guards, they were subsequently arrested, detained in Police cells, and later charged with “breach of the peace”.
02-02-2010 15:53BBC less wary than other key news agencies.
01-02-2010 01:15In an action designed to highlight the democratic rights denied to their contemporaries still in Sri Lanka, Tamils in the UK came together this weekend to vote on the issue of independance.
31-01-2010 19:13The Guardian is reporting that police in the UK are planning to buy a batch of unmanned spy drones, like those used by the military in Afghanistan, for permanent covert surveillance of the public. The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being manufactured by the arms manufacturer BAE System for Kent police and others. They should be ready for the 2012 Olympics. These aren't the rotor-blade robots used already at demonstrations - they can land and take off on their own, stay up for 15 hours, and go up to 20,000 feet, so they can't been seen on the ground. The full article can be seen here: