UK Repression Newswire Archive
23-08-2005 15:27The Geneva Conventions (IV) of 1949 - also signed by the United States - prohibit the modification of the domestic laws or legal institutions of the occupied power.
Many people are familiar with Israel’s use of Caterpillar armoured bulldozers in Palestine and the US military’s use of militarised bulldozers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia. Now news has emerged that Caterpillar machines are responsible for the destruction of over 300,000 indigenous homes in Zimbabwe, during Operation Murambatsvina, (literally “clean out the trash” in Shona), in which impoverished supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change were driven out of urban settlements into strenuously guarded rural camps.
23-08-2005 07:36Iraqi women are in a near panic as the threat of a Sharia law based legal system hovers ominously over the constitutional protection once promised along with the pelting of U.S servicemembers with flowers upon the liberation of Baghdad.
21-08-2005 17:48"The Catholic Church", the Pope said on World Youth Day in Germany on Sunday: "is like a net full of fish: you got the good ones and the baddies." But fish still starts rotting at the head.
21-08-2005 12:08Gate Gourmet sought an interim injunction today against trade union members
20-08-2005 15:34Jean Charles de Menezes and Jean's heartbroken family deserve justice and the truth. We all deserve a police force that protect us. Jean's cousin Alessandro Pereira is right, he wants those who break the law including the 'police' murderers who illegally killed Jean to be prosecuted.
"Shoot to kill", no questions asked, only happens police states, and is dangerous to the rule of law and puts the lives of other innocents like Jean Charles de Menezes at risk.
The police are supposed to uphold the law and tell the truth
Instead Blair, you allowed the murder of innocent Jean Charles de Menezes. Then you told lies about what happened, but worse you lied about Jean and smeared his good reputation.
20-08-2005 08:53Offenders database 'to cut crime'
A computer system allowing police to share details of dangerous offenders has been unveiled by the Home Office.
19-08-2005 23:40Two more Ugandan Hunger Strikers are to be deported this weekend, despite concerns for health and human rights issues.
19-08-2005 22:02G8 SUMMIT - G8 is a 'blueprint' for national service.
19-08-2005 13:32'Convenient' heart attack of mother gets Sheehan off Bush's back: there's certainly no conspiracy - it's only facts we don't have yet. Facts like this MSNBC poll showing 94% of the people thinking that Bush with his cabal's pack of lies steered the United States into the Iraq war disaster. A tsunami of dissent rolls...
18-08-2005 18:29Icelandic government attempt to deport 21 anti-dam protestors.
18-08-2005 13:50Public Meeting
DEFEND CIVIL LIBERTIES
NO RACIST SCAPEGOATING
Thursday 25 August 2005, 7.30pm
Oxford Town Hall
pipeline. Five local farmers are currently in prison for blocking access to their land. This fight is winnable - but it needs support.