UK Repression Newswire Archive
29-08-2003 18:31What should the Left do about the growing democratic deficit in the movement? How do we challenge abuse of power? One of the healthiest anti-war groups in the country was recently wrecked by the Socialist Workers Party who packed out key Birmingham meetings with its party members and purged a raft of well-respected activists.
They tell their story on their website.
29-08-2003 15:15News and video footage of clashes from Jenin.
29-08-2003 00:36Heading to Cancun for the WTO? Here are some suggestions from street medics -- how to prepare, what to bring, how to stay healthy so you can stay on the streets.
Of Indymedia Colombia; translation: Kh. - 24.08.2003 11:32
Chronology of the 12th of august
There was a general strike on the 12th of august in Colombia, however this strike was only carried out in total in the petroleum industry, and there was also a mass demonstration of 100,000 persons in Bogotá, most of whom involved are employed in the agricultural sector.
Thereby acts of violence were committed by the police.
The protests are against the planned American free trade contract ALCA, that threatens the existence of the national economy.
Just in these days Bush's trade delegate Zoellick visted Bogotá in order to persuade the Colombian government to the conclusion of a bilateral trade contract.
Here is a chronological report of Indymedia Colombia about the events in Bogotá and different parts of the country.
28-08-2003 18:37George Farquar - scotish anti child abuse and electronic warfare activist committed to mental ward in Edinburgh hospital
28-08-2003 16:57Mexican government officials and Marines have once more menaced the Zapatista community of Nuevo San Rafael in Montes Azules. On 19 August officials from PROFEPA, marines from the state armed forces, and also TV reporters all arrived in the community, which is also known as Ignacio Allende, and is in the south of Montes Azules, Chiapas, Mexico.
27-08-2003 17:23Remember Severn Trent (those fortunate to be outsode their catchment area) ?
THey wanted gardens paved up so water could be saved!
Well their dim brains are at work raping the Caribbean it seems.
27-08-2003 13:01The two leading Jewish newspapers in the UK last weekend kicked off a potential firestorm over the views held by university academics.
Dr Nat Queen, lecturer in mathematics and statistics at the University of Birmingham, has been lambasted for a link on his homepage to a website which accuses the US government of being satanic, criticises Israeli policy and questions what involvement Israel may have had in the September 11th attacks in the US.
27-08-2003 05:25Problems in America usually aren't addressed by Americans who troll about blindly as their leaders create havoc. An in depth look at the current events in America
The president of the trade union umbrella organization CUT, Juan Carlos Galvis, was attacked in Barrancabemeja by two men, near the office of the CUT in Barrancabermeja, on the 22 August at 12 o'clock at noon.
In the framework of a huge military operation, carried out by the district attorney's office Saravenas, army and CTI (police units), the flats of numerous social activists in Saravena were raided and many persons have been arrested on the 21st of August 2003.
25-08-2003 14:02The United States has hired officers from Saddam Hussein's feared and notorious Mukhabarat intelligence service to provide information about people who may be involved in resistance attacks and guerrilla strikes against American forces and international targets.
25-08-2003 08:32We are 35 refugees, women and men, from many countries - We were evicted from our rooms on 7 August because Home Office said that we didn't apply for asylum in a "reasonable and practical time" but many of us applied within one or two days of arriving yet we were evicted.
24-08-2003 18:38Paramilitaries prepare attack on Caracol in Roberto Barrios
posted by "Direct Solidarity with Chiapas" - 24.08.2003 13:43
source. Imc Germany: http://germany.indymedia.org/2003/08/60255.shtml
La Jornada, Sunday, 24 August 2004
24-08-2003 12:52In Venezuela, this week opposition and left have demonstrated against or for the government. Today, this Saturday, Caracas was a sea in red.
22-08-2003 17:48Yesterday morning Israeli forces imposed a curfew on the Old City of Nablus, announced on local television and radio, in response to the third suicide attack in the last 7 days, this time in Jerusalem. Tanks, jeeps and other IDF vehicles entered the city to enforce the curfew and carry out searches for Hamas members thought to be hiding in the city. 14 men have been reported arrested; one 16 year old boy was found in possession of explosives.
22-08-2003 17:1312.15 – Bilbo, Basque Country: The demonstration against political Apartheid in Euskal Herria has just began with applauses and leaded by a gigantic ikurriña (basque flag) carried by the members of the comparsas.
22-08-2003 15:18short update