UK Repression Newswire Archive
18-07-2011 07:23When it comes to comparing the cases of two publishers of secret information — WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch — the hypocrisy from politicians and media is huge.
The key difference between the two is obvious — one seeks to challenge the establishment, the other exerts huge control over it.
17-07-2011 17:41Seven protestors have been jailed in the last couple of weeks in London and it is likely that more will follow soon.
Obviously they deserve our support and also we must do everything possible to avoid others being imprisoned.
16-07-2011 11:21protests spreading in solidarity with prisoners in California and the mass hunger strike entering its third week
13-07-2011 10:41On tuesday 5th of July there were mass arrestees during the eviction wave in Amsterdam with 143 people being arrested
13-07-2011 03:49FLICKR PHOTOS
High Court/London Solidarity for Julian Assange Tuesday July 12
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This man, pictured in one of Operation Malone's witch hunts, handed himself in, gave admissions in interview and plead guilty at the first available opportunity. In mitigation his barrister explained he travelled to the demo because felt strongly about the cuts, did a lot of voluntary work and was due to start university in September.
12-07-2011 09:28A response to Chris Knight's recent article "In Defence of Activism".
America's media ignore how unjustly it harms millions of disadvantaged people. Instead, they regurgitate spurious high-profile case accusations, always when Muslims are affected. Most often they're men, occasionally women, bogusly charged with terrorism or conspiracy to commit it, when, in fact, they're guilty only of being targets of choice and/or being in America at the wrong time.
11-07-2011 10:22The focus of development discourse on technical solutions to rural development draws attention away from the real issue holding back small farmers from improving ther livlihoods: denial of their basic human rights highlighted by the murder of land activist Ana Fabricia Cordoba last month. This represents a dated tradition of displacing our problems to the 'third world' that must be dropped by politicians, academia, the press and me and you.
"We face today the war of the invisible enemy.
That is why the United Kingdom is mainstreaming cyber security across all parts of Government at home, and why cyber security is regularly high on the agenda in discussions we have with partners in this region"