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UK Repression Newswire Archive
The acquittal of the Dutch police officer, who shot unarmed Rishi Chandrikasing, a Dutch
citizen of colour, is an absolute scandal. Cop claimed self defence, while Rishi was running away,
didn't try to reanimate him [he was living after hit by the bullet] and shot when moving [against police
instruction]. But it fits a long tradition of Dutch police violence, racist or other.
A broad protest in society is necessary. No Justice, no peace!
Eleven anti-fracking campaigners have been found not guilty after a three day trial at Brighton Magistrate's Court.
The defendants had been arrested on the 2nd day of the protests against Cuadrilla's exploratory drilling Balcombe last summer while sitting on or around a log which had been dragged outside the gates to the Cuadrilla site.
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A visit to Ireland last November by the Welsh family of imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning, has inspired the setting up of new festival in Wales. ‘The Manning Truthfest’ was conceived by award-winning Irish actor and playwright Dónal O’Kelly after he heard Manning’s family speak about the soldier’s 35 year prison sentence for providing Wikileaks with material exposing what many believe to be U.S war crimes in Iraq.
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It takes one very simple sentence, to explain -how- an Inquest Jury in the High Court, erroneously produced the widely reported media headlines, that Mark Duggan was "lawfully" killed by the Metropolitan Police.
The Judge improperly -directed- the Inquest Jury, over what could be called evidence, and the Duggans' lawyers, did not properly challenge that.
Ultimately if the Duggan family had proper legal representation, a European Court ruling, would lead to the proper verdict of unlawful killing.
If Turkey is ever to be secular, it must allow the free exercise of all religions – including Islam – and guarantee the rights of the faithful to be free from harassment and compulsion.
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ΤΟ ΠΑΘΟΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗ ΛΕΥΤΕΡΙΑ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΔΥΝΑΤΟΤΕΡΟ ΑΠΟ ΟΛΑ ΤΑ ΚΕΛΙΑ!
THE PASSION FOR FREEDOM IS STRONGER THAN ALL PRISONS!
MOADAMIYA, SYRIA, December 29, 2013: The Food Justice Baton Is Passed to the World by the Hunger Striker of Syria, and We Shall Uphold It
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On Saturday December 21 ten human rights activists launched a surprise demonstration against Coca-Cola, at the Coca-Cola truck marketing event in Brighton, United Kingdom. The group were demanding that Coca-Cola, as a sponsor of the coming Olympics in Sochi, break their silence on Russia’s homophobic laws. This week, Coca-Cola published official photos of part of the demonstration via their CokeZone website.
A renewal of the attacks on the Zapatistas in the community of San Marcos Avilés. Report by the human rights centre published.
Inside and Outside Prisons, Jails, & Detention Centers around the World
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Early morning mass was blackened this Christmas eve for the catholic Cathedral in Bristol's wealthy Clifton neighborhood. Overnight we glued locks on their doors, spraypainted "without god", "without law", and anarchy symbols on the grand exterior and signed "queers x".
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This is a review of Danny Schechter's new book on Nelson Mandela who sadly passed away so recently. The review is written by author and historian Alan Wieder.
Saturday December 21 in Hamburg, saw a big demonstration for Rote Flora and refugees from Lampedusa.
More than a month after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, the country has paid approximately $900 million in debt repayments—more than twice as much as it’s received in pledged aid from countries around the world to support the recovery effort.
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When a jury asked if it was the U.K soldiers who were the terrorists, instead of a young lawyer on trial, as a terrorist [for "glorifying terrorism" !!] the Judiciary refused to address the legality of the U.K wars of aggression.
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I have two recordings here made today early evening 17/12/2013 I ask for a public announcement from CELCIS here in Scotland to end the secrecy in Secret Courts and Tribunals and state and religious institutions
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As more than a thousand students and supporters marched through London yesterday, a massive police mobilisation shadowed and chased them without resorting to violence. As a result, the march remained fluid and peaceful. It would make sense that the next step is to stop wasting public money and deploy few or no police in future.