UK Repression Newswire Archive
A demonstration will take place outside the meeting at the London Stock Exchange from 12:30pm. More info: http://london.indymedia.org/events/12314
05-06-2012 12:03Tamil and human rights activists to protest tommorrow outside Commonwealth Economic Forum at Mansion House against attendance of Sri Lankan War Criminal President Rajapaksa, who is speaking at the event
Protests are ongoing outsidePark Lane Hilton Hotel where he is reported to be staying (address: 22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE).
Streetmap url: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=528481&y=180140&z=0&sv=W1K+1BE&st=2&pc=W1K+1BE&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf
02-06-2012 11:08Palestine solidarity activists are putting pressure on Canterbury City Council to dump the transportation giant Veolia because of its role in Israeli occupation and apartheid. Conservative MP Julian Brazier, former Bishop of Dover Richard Llewellyn and over 1,000 citizens support the campaign.
Previous articles: http://leedsabc.org/another-attempt-to-sabotage-john-bowdens-parole-by-prison-hired-social-worker/ , http://leedsabc.org/update-from-john-bowden-about-lies-written-by-prison-hired-social -worker-2/ , http://leedsabc.org/support-for-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/corrupt-social-workers-attempt-to-rid-themselves-of-prisoner-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/end-lies-and-corruption-in-edinburgh-criminal-justice- services/ , http://leedsabc.org/lying-prison-social-worker-invited-to-audition-for-pinocchio/, and http://leedsabc.org/lying-prison-social-worker-has-future-career-prospects-dashed/
Background: http://leedsabc.org/another-attempt-to-sabotage-john-bowdens-parole-by-prison-hired-social-worker/ , http://leedsabc.org/update-from-john-bowden-about-lies-written-by-prison-hired-social -worker-2/ , http://leedsabc.org/support-for-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/corrupt-social-workers-attempt-to-rid-themselves-of-prisoner-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/end-lies-and-corruption-in-edinburgh-criminal-justice- services/ , and http://leedsabc.org/lying-prison-social-worker-invited-to-audition-for-pinocchio/
The protest and lock-ons have survived 4 hours so far but cutting teams have just begun work.
28-05-2012 04:18A Birmingham Census refuser, Nigel Simons, has been granted a judicial review that will consider the legality of the Census Act. Simons is arguing that the Act, which makes it a criminal offence to fail to complete the Census, is incompatible with Human Rights legislation. If his challenge is successful, other ongoing prosecutions of census refusers are likely to collapse, previous convictions may be overturned and it may become impossible for the government to contract with arms companies (and other businesses to which people may have legitimate conscientious objection) to provide any public services.
25-05-2012 21:05An indictment of the US for human rights abuses by the Korean Central New Agency
23-05-2012 18:12Julian is appearing at the Supreme Court in London on 30 May 2012.
The verdict (on Julian's appeal against extradition to Sweden) is due to be handed down in the morning. London Catholic Worker & Veterans for Peace UK are co-ordinating a vigil outside the court.
Report from previous vigil at the Supreme Court with background information:
21-05-2012 23:52Request for solidarity and support for the Legal Committee of the CLASSE
We write you during a dark time for democratic, human and associative rights in Quebec with the following appeal for your help and solidarity. As you have no doubt heard, the government recently enacted legislation that amounts to the single biggest attack on the right to organize and freedom of expression in North America since the McCarthy period and the biggest attack on civil and democratic rights since the enactment of the War Measures Act in 1970. Arguably, this recent law will unduly criminalize more law-abiding citizens than even McCarthy's hearings and the War Measures Act ever could.
21-05-2012 01:39Amid a series of anti-NATO protests taking place this week to coincide with NATO's summit in Chicago, three anarchists who were arrested on Wednesday have reportedly been charged with terrorism