UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
02-08-2005 15:03During the G8 protests across Scotland the police arrested and imprisoned around 354 people. Almost two hundred people are due to have trials in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Stirling and Falkirk following the G8. Court cases have already started and more are due in the next few weeks. One person are still on remand.
02-08-2005 10:00Come and help with local resistance to unwanted development and building positive alternatives
01-08-2005 22:53REPORTAGE and analysis of g8 events, photos, audio and text
….Recommendation 10 of the MacPherson Report into the murder of Stephen Lawrence suggests that the reports of investigating officers be made available to complainants against the police. That recommendation is subject of consultation and debate within the Home Office. The view of the Association of Chief Police Officers, supported by the Metropolitan Police, is that there is significant law supporting the view that such reports should not be routinely disclosed to complainants. It is vital that Investigating Officers feel they can be can be candid when preparing their reports. Any loss of candour would significantly detract from their value to senior officers who rely upon the insight, views and perceptions of investigators when reaching decisions. Such views are frequently subjective and need to be interpreted with care by an experienced person…..
…A matter I have considered is whether or not I should have the report redacted if it were revealed to you.It is 82 pages long and contains 349 paragraphs. Redaction would take some time and render the report meaningless
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Roy Clark in a letter to murder victim Daniel Morgan’s family
The (de Menezes) investigation is being led by IPCC Director of Operations Roy Clark
"The IPCC have forfeited the appearance of independence before a single statement has been taken by appointing a former Met officer of senior rank to investigate his former colleagues. This is not the way to create confidence in a new watchdog.
Alastair Morgan Press release 29/07/05
31-07-2005 06:09"Looking at the onslaughts we face, it's obvious that this administration's primary source of war-making, rights-taking, vote-raking power is still and always has been the "official 9/11 story." The exquisitely timed "surprise attack" it portrays instantly justified what we now know was a long planned agenda to take us into endless war, crippling debt and constitutional twilight."
30-07-2005 16:11What is the real sense of a left-wing battle?
30-07-2005 13:33Response to media language following London bombings composed after the Society of Applie dEUropean Thought Conference in Slovakia, on the theme of Inclusions and Exclusions in the New Europe
30-07-2005 13:10Notes: Despite being advertised elsewhere as a "South Wales Dissent! Gathering", the event is, rather, a network-wide Dissent! Gathering which will be held in South Wales. See you there!
30-07-2005 07:45INTERNATIONAL CALL TO NO BORDER ACTIONS 22 - 28 AUGUST 2005
30-07-2005 02:05Following Anti-Terrorist Task Force raid and arrests last weekend, New Jersey activists have been rearrested today [7/29/2005]. They need your support now!
29-07-2005 09:24The National Agrarian Co-ordination (CNA) and the undersigned organisations denounce to national and international public opinion the assassination of
JOSE TRINIDAD TORRES MUNOZ, who was a member of the CNA national committee, and activist in several local community organisations.
28-07-2005 23:43A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
28-07-2005 23:36News & info from the Bristol Dissent group in post-G8 mode...
28-07-2005 16:03Briefing Paper by Timor Sea Justice Campaign (Australia) re signing of a temporary resource sharing agreement between Australia and East Timor covering the Greater Sunrise gas field.
28-07-2005 15:38Gay rights group OutRage! is to hold a demo against the execution of two gay teens in Iran (19 July) and the continued persecution/execution of gays and others in the country.
(Previous postings on this story have been taken down by IMC presumably cos they think we're being 'imperialist etc (?))