UK Repression Newswire Archive
09-07-2003 04:10"We must kill the poets first" Plato wrote in the Republic... New Jersey's removal of Baraka as state poet laureate. The First Amendment, it seems, only guarantees freedom of speech to those who can afford a station or a press. It has taken a century of struggle, in the face of state sanction violence for oppressed people to gain the right of free speech. The state's revoking of the poet laureate position is a clear message to other cultural workers: Get out of line and you will pay the price.
08-07-2003 21:41''IT'S SLAVERY ALL OVER AGAIN ... WE NEVER WANT TO SEE HIM COME HERE
AGAIN ... WE WERE SHUT UP LIKE SHEEP''
08-07-2003 19:04IMPORTANT NOTE: Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers are encouraged to forward this to friends and acquaintances in the United States and elsewhere.
07-07-2003 21:53an update on solidarity actions in support of the saloniki prisoners
07-07-2003 19:12This a text to inform you about the police abuse during the protests against the G8 summit in Evian. It also lists the groups working on the legal follow up, and the bank accounts set up for the solidarity campaigns.
07-07-2003 17:08We're trying to send poor Simon a birthday card, but we cannot find the article with the Greek script which is essential! Does one of us have triapse across town to visit a Greek friend, or can someone put it back up?
07-07-2003 06:59On the 10th of March, 2003, Danish grandmother and peace activist Ulla Roder nonviolently damaged a Tornado war-plane so it could not be used in the US and UK attack on Iraq. Sign the statement of support
07-07-2003 05:02The evenings in Yanoun had been quiet and peaceful for many hundreds of years. But today, it is now disturbed by the encroachment of forces just beyond the village. Instead of the peacefulness of the dark, search lights scan over the village landscape keeping a watchful eye on the Palestinians of Yanoun, who have not once attacked or even approached the settlements
07-07-2003 04:03Here are Heroes and Heroines of Peace. Please consider remembering them with a postcard or a letter. If you wish to add some one who is not represented please contact: email@example.com
06-07-2003 22:03The Chief Rabbi has warned that Britain is being "besieged" by asylum seekers and has advocated regional refugee camps outside Britain in an attempt to deal with the problem.
In an interview with The Telegraph Dr Jonathan Sacks, the spiritual leader of 280,000 British Jews, said that new policies were needed.
Dr Sacks himself admitted that were it not for Britain's willingness to accept Jewish refugees in the past, "almost no Jew in Britain would be alive today".
DISARM : AIR SHOWS & ARMS FAIRS
Please Distribute Widely.
NOT IN OUR NAME - NOT FROM OUR LAND
06-07-2003 15:13Cafes & support events every Friday @ Hackney Wick.
06-07-2003 15:05The international community does nothing to enforce Fourth Geneva Convention and so the confiscations go on, slowly changing the landscape and dispossessing the Palestinians; confining their existence to smaller parcels of land while the colony-settlements expand. One more way for the Israelis to pressure the Palestinians to move away. It is wrong and wrongful and does nothing to perpetuate peace.
06-07-2003 10:21Defend democratic rights in Manchester!
05-07-2003 18:19Of the two arrested at Menwith Hill on Friday, one is an ex sheffielder now living in Nottingham. He has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer
05-07-2003 16:13Police repression and brutality and the Greek media cover up and distortion of events are the two main issues of the day.
05-07-2003 15:44When they come for you... who will be left to speak out?
05-07-2003 15:28From the 2nd to the 7th of july a Noborder Camp is taking place in Krynki, Poland to protest against tightened visa regulations which are imposed on Poland to join the EU and in order to become a full member, it has to obey and impose Schengen Regulations to its Eastern neighbours, such as Russia, Belarussia and Ukraine.