UK Repression Newswire Archive
15-10-2004 22:48A circle line party was announced for this evening and got prevented by the
police. Returning Partygoers gave indymedia reports:
15-10-2004 22:45Today at the Beyond ESF space at Middlesex University there was a meeting called "Resisting the Clash - Building Networks of Solidarity Against Colonialism in the Middle East and the "Clash of Civilisations". This is part of a tour organised by "Marhaba Europe !"
On Thursday 14 October, at the European Social Forum there was a Women's day, which was organised by Global Women's Strike (See http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/london/2004/10/298661.html). There purpose was to give a voice to women who are normally silenced and marginalised by our society and also by mainstream feminist movements - African women, disabled women, asylum seekers and refugees, prisoners and the mentally ill.
15-10-2004 14:59From a global perspective, the America election, is not a dead heat, it is totally one sided. I am an outside observer, living in Canada; America is and Americans are my long-standing neighbors, old friends and allies. I speak to each American individually, as well as all others as we are all descendents of what ultimately presides.
Most Americans need to get something straight before this election, but your closed media will not likely publish this within its narrow perception.
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15-10-2004 10:52BRITAIN’S ambassador to Uzbekistan has accused MI6 of using information obtained by foreign governments through the use of torture, according to a leaked document published yesterday.
14-10-2004 23:24Rights for Future Generations workshop at ESF will hight light the short comings of both Left and Right wing politics in ensuring that future generations are not exploited and denied the right to a decent environment by current generations. It argues that the damage we have done to the environment will cause suffering to future generations and that any ideology which considers equality to be improtant is failing unless it extends this equality in equal measure to people in future generations as well as those today.
14-10-2004 22:35Falsely convicted death row survivors spoke at the Rampart social centre as part of the Rampart centre's involvement in ESF Automomous Spaces on Thursday night. Members of the US group, Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty spoke about the dire need for a Moratorium on executions in the United States. Ray Krone and Williams Nieves were amoungst the activists and spoke with insight and from bitter experience about their treatment at the hands of the very government which 'holds itself up as the example the rest of the world is supposed to follow'.
14-10-2004 08:55Sheffield MP, Richard Allen has tabled a Parliamentary question to the Home Office to be answered this Friday. His statement from his web site is below...
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13-10-2004 19:54The two prisoners have their clothes cut from their bodies by scissors, without their hand- and foot cuffs being loosened. The naked and chained prisoners have a suppository of unknown kind inserted into their anus...
13-10-2004 19:43Mohammed, a children's aid worker and independent journalist in Rafah, reports on recent events in Jabalya, Gaza.
13-10-2004 19:28While protesting that they oppose the occupation, the IFTU have gone out of their way to drum up support for Iyad Allawi, subvert British trade union policies against the occupation, and urge trade union delegates to the Labour conference to vote for the prolongation of the occupation (which, comically enough, the person responsible manages to deny despite documentary proof being available to all)... who are the IFTU and what is motivating them?