UK Repression Newswire Archive
17-08-2012 12:02Stop Lonmin’s massacre of striking workers at Marikana, South Africa
For a general strike to end the Marikana massacre
16-08-2012 23:24The US government conspiracy of silence about Mad Cow and Mad Pig Disease in the United States continues.
16-08-2012 17:13For the past week, thousands of anarchists from across the world have been converging in St.Imier, Switzerland to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Anarchist international.
On returning from the St Imier gathering, two anarchists, one a member of the UK Anarchist Federation, were detained for nearly two hours at Heathrow by SO15 (counter-terrorist) intelligence
I returned to the UK today to be astonished by private confirmation from within the FCO that the UK government has indeed decided – after immense pressure from the Obama administration – to enter the Ecuadorean Embassy and seize Julian Assange.
16-08-2012 10:17Current livestreams from Ecuadorian Embassy:
The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012 at around 1pm UK time. There was an increased police presence including TSG at the Embassy from yesterday evening.
Following threats from the UK government to storm the embassy, WikiLeaks issued this statement:
and a spokesperson for the Ecuadorian government said:
A call has gone out for people to come to the Embassy now:
3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LS
Nearest tube: Knightsbridge
For more information, call Ben at Veterans for Peace 07866 559 312
Twitter hashtags: #assange #stand4ja
See also: https://indymedia.org.uk/en/2012/08/499028.html
16-08-2012 02:17The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012.
There is an increased police presence outside the embassy overnight and support would be appreciated if people can get there now. Otherwise, as soon as you can.
15-08-2012 20:39As more and more countries are going back to paper ballots because of electronic machine vote fraud, the US continues to allow the plutocratic political party to
control virtually every easily hacked 'voting machine'.
15-08-2012 09:29Zimbabwe’s political-economic crisis continues because dislodging decades of malgovernance has not been achieved by either a Government of National Unity that began in early 2009, civil society activism, or international pressure, including this week’s Maputo summit of the main body charged with sorting out democratisation
12-08-2012 03:44A very rough English translation of
Suisse: La police pète les plombs… festival intersquat repoussé
Taken from http://en.squat.net/2012/08/12/switzerland-repression-of-intersquat-festival/
We've had some printed up as double-sided postcards and the first of them were distributed around Liverpool yesterday.
07-08-2012 19:19HOW TO SUPPORT:
What YOU can do to support the dignified community of San Marcos Avilés, hich is under imminent threat of violent displacement:
07-08-2012 18:19URGENT REPORT
“Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas:
Freedom and Justice for San Marcos Avilés and Francisco Sántiz López”
07-08-2012 15:42Arrests and Injuries at Calais "Justice for Noureddin" Demonstration
All are welcome to the presentation, film and discussion at the office behind the Hungry Planet, 142 Clifton Street, Cardiff CF24 1LY.