UK Repression Newswire Archive
11-02-2005 14:09G8 Alternatives are publicising a petition in response to some of the alarming reports about policing plans for the G8 summit protests this coming July is Scotland. The petition demands that riot police equipped with rubber bullets are not used for policing, that venues be provided for protest meetings and accomodation, and that protestors creating their own spaces should be allowed to do so.
11-02-2005 13:35Armed inmates have taken control of a top-security jail in the central Argentine city of Cordoba. Local reports suggest the violence was prompted by grievances over conditions in the San Martin jail.
11-02-2005 12:28Tomorrow Saturday 12th, there is to be a day of action against local arms dealers EDO/MBM. The event kicks off at 12 at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street Brighton with a march to Churchill Square at 4 for a vigil.
10-02-2005 12:30Deaths in Prisons Demonstration
DEMONSTRATION TO PROTEST AGAINST THE DEATH OF A WOMAN PRISONER
09-02-2005 23:20Hassan Juma'a is the Chair of the Southern Oil Company trade union, based in Basra.
Here he talks about the position of the various union federations, including the state-sponsored IFTU, and the prospects for non-party-political trade unionism in Iraq.
NOTE THAT: this is a transcript of a *translated* talk and therefore most nuances have been lost. This cannot be taken as a definitive account of what Hassan Juma'a or Iraq occupation Focus believe.
09-02-2005 15:21Smash EDO and Brighton Quakers are holding a campaign day this Saturday at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street Brighton - This will include a legal workshop from 1.30pm
09-02-2005 12:32Continuing conflicts which produce refugees
"discriminatory laws and malfunction in the administration of justice result in impunity for perpetrators and perpetuate discrimination and violence against women. "
07-02-2005 09:42Palestine Awareness Day, Saturday 19 February, Cambridge University. Speakers to include Glen Rangwala, Dr Uri Davis.
05-02-2005 10:24Martín Rodriguez, , says he was tortured in the San Jose Main Jail while spending 115 days there on drug charges.
05-02-2005 06:34In contrarily with the general allegations in American and Western newsmedia, not only the Netherlands is no open society for minorities, moreover the Dutch asylum-policy is violating gravely international humanitarian principles.
04-02-2005 14:22Nelson Mandela launched the Make Poverty History campaign to a packed Trafalgar Square lunchtime Thursday 3 February 2005.
04-02-2005 13:44Just wondering why the army was here. If you know, then please mail me.
04-02-2005 12:43Linslade sounds like it's being evicted now