UK Repression Newswire Archive
04-11-2010 12:53Wife has affair board member of city of London reinsurance giant, guy carpenter llc.
Husband learns of affair and board members misuse of company funds
Husband home, office and company accountants raided by counter terrorist directorate of city of London police. Local MP informed by borough commander of terrorist dawn raids.
04-11-2010 10:52Maurice insists in being arrested only for the purpose of going to court and meeting the judge who convicted him in his absence, despite his request for adjournment. But the Court is far from co-operating. Here's his account with questions to the Court.
The NHS has asked their solicitors about the release of the medical records. The Judge and the Police's solicitors are meeting in Maurice's absence.
Is the only purpose for solicitors to run up bills, while Maurice not only suffers physically, but is also made to suffer the anguish of having to be arrested for an indefinite period?
The Police are only doing their job. And the lawyers who tell the Law Enforcers what their job is, don't care, do they...
Conflict in the "Holy Land".
Musheir Al Fara, Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign
What is the reality of the situation in Israel/Palestine? How did the ongoing ‘troubles’ come about and to what extent is
religion responsible for the conflict affecting the "Holy Land"?
03-11-2010 19:11Riot police attacked students in Dublin today with dogs, armoured vehicles and horses after the students protesting against government cuts occupied the Department of Finance and threw eggs at the Dail.
ME sufferers are now banned from blood donation but are the only group banned who receive no medical treatment for their condition. They say that the ban is due to a new Retrovirus discovered in their blood.
03-11-2010 15:17“Journalists don't like WikiLeaks”, Hugo Rifkind notes in The Times, but “the people who comment online under articles do... Maybe you've noticed, and been wondering why. I certainly have.” (Hugo Rifkind Notebook, ‘Remind me. It's the red one I mustn't press, right?,’ The Times, October 26, 2010)
Rifkind is right. The internet has revealed a chasm separating the corporate media from readers and viewers. Previously, the divide was hidden by the simple fact that Rifkind’s journalists - described accurately by Peter Wilby as the “unskilled middle class” ( http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2007/dec/10/comment.pressandpublishing) - monopolised the means of mass communication. Dissent was restricted to a few lonely lines on the letter’s page, if that. Readers were free to vote with their notes and coins, of course. But in reality, when it comes to the mainstream media, the public has always been free to choose any colour it likes, so long as it’s corporate ‘black’. The internet is beginning to offer some brighter colours.
31-10-2010 19:0321 Vodafone stores across the country closed. Vodafone claim their unpaid £6 billion tax is an urban myth. Vodafone claim they always pay their taxes. £7 billion cuts in benefits to the poor. £6 billion unpaid tax by Vodafone. We can all do the sums and we do not like the result
30-10-2010 23:30The Guardian newspaper has obtained access to training manuals that detail the interrogation techniques used by British military personnel in Iraq. In an exclusive report published Monday, the newspaper quotes from the documents, which are described as an “Introduction to Interrogation and Tactical Questioning”.
Saturday 30th October 2010
Assemble Trafalgar Square 12 noon.
29-10-2010 13:18Website down after bombardment
28-10-2010 11:07From our correspondent in France