UK Repression Newswire Archive
30-08-2004 22:29Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Thursday, 26 August 2004 through Sunday, 29 August 2004. Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member editorial board The Free Arab Voice.
30-08-2004 17:25The situation of the 8000 Palestinian Hunger strikers is becoming extremally serious. In some prisons people are being refused water for three days as water was removed by the army. Today the Red Cross was able to visit some prisoners and despite many of them being ill after three days without water they have promised to continue.
The hunger strikers are protesting agianst the inhumane prison conditions which they face.
29-08-2004 12:50I would like to congratulate the people of the Use Your Loaf autonomous Social Centre in Deptford South London in their work.
The police have, in the last few months, started to use intimidating tactics against what are normally peaceful and not very large demonstrations at Campsfield immigration prison. On the latest one, the intimidation reached heights of absurdity.
28-08-2004 13:24We heard Arun Gandhi, Mahatma's grandson, speak at rallies in Ramallah and Abu Dis.
27-08-2004 21:43The Iraqi Resistance Reports are Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member editorial board The Free Arab Voice.
27-08-2004 17:23All the evidence shows that the Prime Minister misled Parliament and the people on the eve of the Iraq war. Now, as Peter Oborne reveals, a group of MPs are determined to impeach him.
27-08-2004 13:51Yesterday two people and a baby were prevented from holding a banner and handing out leaflets outside Reed Exhibitions (owners of Spearhead and organisers of DSEi, the world’s largest arms fair).
massive protests. In 2002 the Government finally admitted that it was "unsuited to the needs of the 21st century", and announced its closure. But instead, the Home Office has now sent Cherwell District Council a planning application to expand it from 180 to nearly 300 places.
All detention centres are trouble - for the innocent people inside and everyone who lives near them. But big detention centres are real trouble.
26-08-2004 16:11Extract from blog done by people from Oxford who are in Palestine at the moment.
25-08-2004 22:46Due to the eviction of the Ex Grand Bank Occupied Social Centre this morning, Thursday's Autonomous / Self Organised Spaces meeting for the ESF has been moved to LARC:
25-08-2004 17:58Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Thursday, 19 August 2004 through
Sunday, 22 August 2004. Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu
Nasr, member editorial board The Free Arab Voice.
25-08-2004 15:45Following a damning report on Pavilion by the Audit Commission and his forced appearance before a committee of Rushmoor Borough Council, Pavilion chief executive Mervyn Jones tried to pull a fast one by inviting the committee back to his place where he could brief them away from public gaze. Only problem was, it all backfired and Jones was left humiliated wondering if by the end of the week he would still have his job left.
24-08-2004 16:24The new Basque Observatory for Human Rights bulletin is avalaible in our web page, at http://www.behatokia.info/bulletin.php
PDF version of the bulletin in english: http://www.behatokia.info/docs/boletinak/Islada160804eng.zip
24-08-2004 14:52GAZA, August 24, 2004 (IPC + Al Bayan) -- Israeli environmental officials declared that about 200 migrating birds between Africa and Europe died when they stopped near the Israeli nuclear reactor Dimona.