UK Repression Newswire Archive
01-11-2011 17:35Below is an open letter from Glasgow Women's Activist Forum to Occupy Glasgow. If your organisation would like to sign the letter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
31-10-2011 14:29The three defendants in the Lib Dem Banner Drop case appeared in court this morning for a committal hearing to set a court date and hear arguments to remove bail conditions.
30th NOVEMBER 2011
From Midnight Thursday 29th November - 12 Noon Saturday 3rd December 2011
30-10-2011 09:40Australia has one of the worlds' worst deaths in custody records - prison and police custodial - however this country's social wealth is envied by most of the rest of the world. Therefore, how is it possible that Australia, with its social wealth, perpetrate the most horrific statistics in terms of custodial deaths, in terms of the rate of deaths and in terms of crude totals? How is it that the Aboriginal peoples of this nation are disproportionately borne with the brunt of deaths in custody and borne with disproportionately wild incarceration rates? Aboriginal incarceration rates are five times the rate when compared with apartheid South Africa, and West Australia's Aboriginal incarceration rates are eight times the rate when compared with apartheid South Africa. In any other country these types of targeted incarceration and deaths in custody rates would have led to a civil war or en masse confrontations.
29-10-2011 22:22original article in german:
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29-10-2011 01:19This is to announce the first public meeting of the Traveller Solidarity Network which will attempt to formalise some of what the network might do and how it will be organised.
We are calling on individuals to call the Guild Today 28/10/1011, between 9-5 to complain about the undemocratic suspension of an elected representative and demand his re-instatement.
27-10-2011 13:29A military scientist specialising in camouflage and thermal imaging techniques has confirmed that The Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail claims smearing OLSX are based on "rubbish science"; while Daily Express hack Matt Wilkinson ( email@example.com) has libeled OLSX protestors as "a rabble who succeeded where Hitler failed" and launched an extraordinary smear campaign against OLSX protesting ex-Tory councillor Robin Smith -
27-10-2011 13:01From 5th to 7th November 2011, we will be occupying West Midlands Police Headquarters in support of the Burrell family. To date they have been waiting 6 months to have Kinglsey Burrell's body released for burial due to the IPCC investigation. They say they are still interviewing witnesses.
26-10-2011 19:46A crowd gathered outside the Nigerian high commission in London on Wednesday to protest their assistance to the UK authorities in deporting Nigerians. The demo coincided with a mass removal flight to Nigeria on which over 40 women were removed, some with outstanding legal cases.
26-10-2011 19:18In response to the increasing levels of aggression and harassment they are experiencing, we went on the Brigade of Observation and Solidarity with the Zapatista Communities from the 27th August to the 2nd September 2011.
26-10-2011 17:49Despite the respondents to its very own consultation overwhelmingly supporting squatting, the Government is still moving full steam ahead to criminalise a solution to emptiness. It's a farcical situation! But one which may have far-reaching consequences...
24-10-2011 12:10About the 48-hour general strike demonstrations of 19-20/10 in Greece, the change of the police doctrine towards a "softer management of demonstrations" and the role of the stalinists in "self-policing" the protests