UK Repression Newswire Archive
03-07-2005 16:38An article about Taiwan, an isolated county
in the global community, and its support
and participation to Make Poverty History.
03-07-2005 14:56Scores of Israeli army vehicles invaded Nablus today. Surely there can be no claims of a ceasefire on the Israeli side now.
Israeli armed vehicles entered Nablus just before 1pm, speeding around and firing randomly. Newly arrived international visitors, unused to the thunderous echoes from town's rocky hillsides thought they were under full scale military attack. Apache helicopters whirred overheard, their conspicuous presence preparing residents for an assassination. F-16 fighter jets screeched across the sky (Fighter? The Palestinians have no anti-aircraft weapons, let alone an air force).
03-07-2005 13:13Urging the G8 leaders to do more to help Africa is begging the same people for mercy who represent the inhuman systems. And nothing was said about poverty's origins, stopping the illegal wars or the taking of the African oil: again cheating Africa out of trillions.
03-07-2005 10:45British military advisers trained Uzbek troops in "marksmanship" shortly before a massacre in which hundreds of people were killed. The training was part of a larger programme funded by Britain despite concerns expressed by the Foreign Office at the time over the Uzbekistan government's human rights record.
03-07-2005 10:41REBEL groups terrorising civilians in eastern Congo, where a devastating war marked by widespread atrocities has killed nearly 4m people, are doing so with weapons and ammunition flown to Africa by a British-based airline.
03-07-2005 09:32When uniformed police moved in to close down an impromptu street party outside the Forest Cafe (which had a late license until 5am), a protestor was arrested by cops with all id removed and taken in an unnumbered van to an undisclosed location.
03-07-2005 05:57Zimbabwe is being hypocritically vilified by the west for forced slum clearances that are routine throughout the developing world.
02-07-2005 06:56It is a well known fact that police do not like paperwork.
02-07-2005 01:27A large group of people from the Resist train into edinburgh chose not to go to the Jack Kane campsite with its CCTV, private security, fences and so on.
01-07-2005 23:27I have just heard Pilrig Park down Leith Walk is being evicted right now. 50 cops 150 protesters. Please come down to help!
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