UK Repression Newswire Archive
This week, WikiLeaks – working in association with Bugged Planet, Privacy International and media organizations from six countries – released a first selection of documents revealing the international trade in mass interception of phone and email communications, citing 160 companies by name
Across the world, mass surveillance contractors are helping intelligence agencies spy on individuals and ‘communities of interest’ on an industrial scale.
The Wikileaks Spy Files reveal the details of which companies are making billions selling sophisticated tracking tools to government buyers, flouting export rules, and turning a blind eye to dictatorial regimes that abuse human rights.
Sarah Ledsom is at Liverpool Magistrates Court on Thursday 8 December for refusing to complete the census on the grounds of Lockheed Martin's contract to process census data. Sarah's objections relate particularly to the use of Lockheed Martin weapons by Israel on the people of Palestine. Solidarity demo from 9.30am on the 8th.
02-12-2011 20:09Global Weekend of action in resistance to Slaughter in Chiapas.
2pm outside Mexican embassy
01-12-2011 19:50'Metropolitan Police commissioner, Bernard Hogan-Howe, said fewer people are being tasered by officers'.
As usual, the Met LIE, then get caught lying after a Freedom of Information request shows cops are trigger-happy with their new deadly toys
30-11-2011 16:34Solidarity demo tonight after 30 arrested in Dalston.
30-11-2011 15:02There will be two info tours in the UK over the coming month: one series of talks in the North and two talks in London. We will provide an update on the current situation with No Borders in Calais and discussion about the future of the project.
30-11-2011 11:44Police repression as part of n30 policing.
30-11-2011 07:37The non-Independent 'Independent Police Complaints Commission' (IPCC) have incredibly ruled that four police officers who were in the house of Mr Emmanuel, aka reggae singer Smiley Culture, at the time of a police raid did not commit any offence during the raid. It also ruled that were "no individual failings which amounted to misconduct" of the officers.
29-11-2011 12:23Unions have accused Birmingham City Council of trying to sabotage the N30 demonstration after asking for £8,000 to cover the cost.
29-11-2011 07:45ATTACKS AGAINST THE ZAPATISTA SUPPORT BASES AND THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS!
FREEDOM FOR OUR PRISONERS AND MISSING POLITICAL ACTIVISTS!
AGAINST CALDERON’S WAR! EVERYONE TO THE STREETS ON DECEMBER 3 and 4!
27-11-2011 20:29Two dates for your diary -- please spread the word ...
Michael Lyons was inspired to take action after studying some of the material Bradley Manning is accused of disclosing via WikiLeaks, especially about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Bradley Manning's pre-trial hearing starts on 16 December in the US.