UK Repression Newswire Archive
01-07-2005 18:45The Irish buses have been stopped by poice coming off the ferry for one hour for intensive search and so they can videotape everyone.
See indymedia.ie for blog
For audio interviews with Irish dissent crew on the buses see
01-07-2005 16:05In response to Tory run Bromley (London) homophobically 'banning' civil partnership ceremonies.A local group is holding a demo. (Tory leader M.Howard refuses to intervene here or over the 'ban' on the gay Rainbow Flag in Soho, where everyone else is allowed to fly there 'logo' etc..)
01-07-2005 03:21Chicago FBI agents raided and seized all electronic equipment in Jeremy Hammond's apartment in an investigation regarding the hacking of ProtestWarrior.com. HackThisSite.org has published a hacktivist magazine describing their experiences and what they've learned over the past year regarding online security culture.
30-06-2005 23:42A 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. Netherlands, Cuba, Spain, China, and Russia.
30-06-2005 22:53Jack Kayne Centre?!!!
On Friday the first of July at 4 pm, we will meet at the spokescouncil in Teviot Building Student Union, Bristo Square, Edinburgh to decide collectively what alternative options we have.
30-06-2005 18:05Friday 1 July
Learn: How to be safe at an action
How to prepare yourself and your friends
How to treat commonly seen injuries and illnesses
How to decontaminate from crowd-control chemical weapons
How to care for yourself and your friends after the protest
30-06-2005 14:48London based freelance journalist and film maker with an assignment to cover the G8 summit in Scotland has been refused press accrediation after vetting by police. No reason or justification has been given for the refusal which could easily been seen as state interference in freedom of expression under article 10 of the human rights act.
The journalist involved has no convictions and is a full member of the NUJ who had applied for official press accreditation to attend press conferences at the G8 summit over a month ago.
Around 3,000 journalists are expected to attend the G8 summit where they will out number delegates by two to one. The journalists who will attend have been hand picked by the state.
Stay tuned to indymedia for something other than corporate state sanctioned celebrity obsesed press coverage of the G8.
30-06-2005 13:23It appears that police have just surrounded the Institute for Autonomy squat and are illegally detaining and searching its occupants, seizing personal documents and openly talking about the searches being conducted in preparation for the G8 Summit. At the request of a friend, I am posting all the information he has sent me so far.
30-06-2005 13:22It is very likely that the hour is late, that capitalism will soon perish. It will happen sooner or later and if it does happen sooner, we have to be prepared. We need to debate the principles of our coming revolution; the principles of socialism.
30-06-2005 12:40Police repression has already begun in the run up to the G8 summit protests.
30-06-2005 12:20Hunger strikers 'bullied' by centre staff
Immigration officials were accused last night of bullying Zimbabwean detainees in an attempt to break their hunger strike. Alleged ringleaders of the protest have apparently been moved into solitary confinement.
30-06-2005 11:32The Forward 'Inteligence' Team spent the morning harassing members of the Infernal Noise Brigade who where staying the night at the rampART social centre in east London before continueing their UK tour on route to Scotland.
This still was taken from 'Black Sun Over Genoa' which is showing at the Edinburgh festival theatre from tommorow for 3 days before moving to Glasgow. There will be a full review appearing on this newswire very soon. In the meantime I'm happy to report that it's worth seeing and it's only a fiver if you are in town for the G8 marches.
30-06-2005 00:27As you all know, on 27th July 2005 at about 5.30 the police seized Bristol Indymedia’s server. The server was seized as part of an investigation. However, it’s natural if people have doubts on the nature of the seize: