UK Newswire Archive
16-06-2001 22:56Solidarity to the sisters and brothers of Goteborg
16-06-2001 20:37Report from WOMBLES in Gothenberg
16-06-2001 19:31Lifted from Indy Sweden -- Link to video of police mayhem
16-06-2001 16:05Tony Blair has promised that the violence that has marred the EU summit in Gothenburg will not disrupt democracy.
The prime minister attacked the demonstrations, blaming an "anarchists' travelling circus" for the violence, which injured at least two protesters after police fired guns at the crowd.
16-06-2001 06:22Peter Hain is Blair's new Minister for Europe
"We're not going to be deflected by a few mobsters throwing rocks"
Democracy and Hypocrisy
16-06-2001 03:07BBC interview with Sweden IMC reporter claims protesters incited violence, while the KPFA interview with another Sweden IMC reporter says that police violence was totally unexpected and caused the violent reactions of protesters.
The KPFA interview indicates that the police gunfire came during a simple, peaceful "Reclaim the Streets" street party, and not in the middle of some riot like mob action.
16-06-2001 01:46From the White Overalls in Gothenburg
16-06-2001 00:12protester shot in goteborg-
police confirmed the use of live rounds-
RUN ON THE SWEDISH EMBASSIES EVERYWHERE NOW!!!!!!!
15-06-2001 23:08Address for folk wishing to demonstrate/occupy the Swedish Embassy - 11 Montagu place, W1 - Baker Street Tube.
phone your protest 0207 724 2101 / 0207 801 6215
The swedish police have said live rounds were used because rubber rounds were not available. Check the very stressed IMC Sweden for updates http://sweden.indymedia.org
A call has gone out for immediate protests outside swedish embassies.
15-06-2001 21:48Emergency protest called at Swedish Embassy in London - Saturday 16/6, 12noon, at Montague Street, nr British Museum, Goodge St. tube