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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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Philippines: Ex-martial law detainees to campaign vs Marcoses

10-04-2010 00:47

MANILA, Philippines – Activists who were detained during martial law condemned the attempt of the Marcos family to return to power through the May elections.

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London Shut Down Guantanamo Protest

09-04-2010 21:45

Some photos from the 9th April 2010 protest held outside the US Embassy in London demanding the closure of Guantanamo, Bagram and the other secret CIA prison camps.

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Revolutions erupting across Asia

09-04-2010 18:30

ANGRY revolutionary crowds in two Asian states have demonstrated how people power can prevail against riot cops - even armed ones.

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UN Western Sahara report sparks international call human rights monitoring

09-04-2010 13:54

Parliamentarians and campaigners disappointed that new UN Western Sahara report fails to implement human rights monitoring in the disputed territory

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Canadian Genocide

09-04-2010 09:26

Video: 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.

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Shut Down Guantanamo! Monthly Demo - Friday 9 April, 6-7pm, US embassy, London

08-04-2010 21:03

US 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.

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GMP officers jailed after assault

08-04-2010 14:41

Two 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”.

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The US was behind the Rwandan Genocide: Installing a US Protectorate in Africa

08-04-2010 07:32

The civil war in Rwanda and the ethnic massacres were an integral part of US foreign policy, carefully staged in accordance with precise strategic and economic objectives.

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Police attack UAF demonstration against EDL in Bolton

07-04-2010 23:39

The 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.

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Climate Camp 2008

06-04-2010 14:44

I have just got back my Data Protection Act request stuff concerning Climate camp 2008

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Serco goverment services attacked

06-04-2010 11:31

A Molotov cocktail was thrown at a Serco government services building in Nottingham on Saturday at 4am.

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BP not welcome in Wantage and Grove

06-04-2010 00:49

No Tar sands and Boycott BP sprayed onto walls in Wantage and Grove.

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No Borders Paris: Day of Mass Action for Free Movement

04-04-2010 22:08

A transnational day of action for freedom of movement is in the pipeline. The event will take place in Paris on 15th May, target soon to be announced....

See the (translated) callout, below, book the date in your diary, start forming your affinity groups, and check the blog for updates.

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Gaza protests latest - 'Police and Courts out of control'

03-04-2010 20:05

From BBC Newsnight 31st of March

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EDL DEMO Dawn arrests

03-04-2010 10:28

Thought crime police in pre-emptive arrests

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The order has been already executed

02-04-2010 22:15

Second editorial by

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Ian Tomlinson Vigil – Pix-&-Vidz – Thu 01 Apr 10

02-04-2010 18:04

A1. Remembering Ian: Julia Tomlinson, widow, Paul King, son
Dateline: Ian Tomlinson Vigil, Cornhill, London, UK, 10:55-11:40, Thu 01 Apr 10 – Scenario: Citizen A assaults Citizen B in broad daylight, on video, by striking with a blunt infantry weapon and by shoving Citizen B to the ground; minutes later Citizen B is dead.
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.

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Rising Tide disrupt Shell in Bristol

02-04-2010 12:13

Activists from Bristol and Bath Rising Tide visited the Shell garage in Muller Road, Eastville at 8.30am yesterday to highlight the repression experienced by communities in County Mayo, Ireland who are trying to stop Shell building an onshore high pressure pipeline and gas refinery.

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The Camden "superlab" architects plans are criticised by Camden Council.

01-04-2010 22:29

The 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.
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