UK Repression Newswire Archive
09-04-2010 18:30ANGRY revolutionary crowds in two Asian states have demonstrated how people power can prevail against riot cops - even armed ones.
09-04-2010 13:54Parliamentarians and campaigners disappointed that new UN Western Sahara report fails to implement human rights monitoring in the disputed territory
09-04-2010 09:26Video: Unrepentant: This documentary reveals Canada's darkest secret - the deliberate extermination of indigenous (Native American) peoples and the theft of their land under the guise of religion.
08-04-2010 21:03US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London (nearest tube: Bond Street / Marble Arch), 6-7pm
Join us for just ONE HOUR for our monthy demo outside the US embassy to call for the closure of Guantanamo, Bagram and secret CIA prisons, the return of British resident Shaker Aamer to the UK, the release of other prisoners not facing any charges to countries where they will not face persecution, and an end to the US practice of kidnap, torture and indefinite detention without charge or proper trial.
08-04-2010 14:41Two police officers of Greater Manchester have been jailed for 18 months for inflicting “deliberate cruelty” on a 19-year-old woman while in custody. The judge told the court that her treatment was “little short of torture”.
07-04-2010 23:39The British state’s response to the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) counter mobilisation to the English Defence League (EDL) event in Bolton on 20 March was a change in tactics from previous confrontations. The police used a clear strategy of attempting to criminalise the UAF demonstrators and leaders, by using ‘kettling’, snatch-squads and dogs to attack and arrest people.
06-04-2010 14:44I have just got back my Data Protection Act request stuff concerning Climate camp 2008
06-04-2010 11:31A Molotov cocktail was thrown at a Serco government services building in Nottingham on Saturday at 4am.
06-04-2010 00:49No Tar sands and Boycott BP sprayed onto walls in Wantage and Grove.
See the (translated) callout, below, book the date in your diary, start forming your affinity groups, and check the blog for updates.
03-04-2010 20:05From BBC Newsnight 31st of March
03-04-2010 10:28Thought crime police in pre-emptive arrests
02-04-2010 22:15Second editorial by www.antifaresistance.org
Q: What happens to Citizen A?
A1: If it were you or I, no doubt we'd be banged up in jail.
A2: But if Citizen A is a body-armoured, weapon-carrying, riot cop... he gets away with murder, for over a year.
One year after their loved one was slain by unprovoked police assault, the family of Ian Tomlinson, their friends and supporters mourn his death with a vigil at the location where he died.
01-04-2010 22:29The plans for the Camden Biocontainment facility and animal testing lab have been set back today as plans to redesign the exterior of the lab were announced. HOK the architects behind the "superlab" [and Arsenal stadium] have been told by Camden Council "Your plans are not good enough". PLP have been asked to redraft the lab design plans. Gordon Brown has pledged a further £250 million.