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UK Repression Newswire Archive

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More on arrests of "Road to Guantanamo" stars by Bedfordshire Police

21-02-2006 11:43

Bedfordshire Police: Woburn Road, Kempston, Beds, MK43 9AX +44 (0)1234 841212 FAX +44 (0)1234 842133 -

The Chief Constable is Gillian Parker.

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Are we all David Irvings now? Where's our freedom of speech?

21-02-2006 10:27

Nobody is allowed to take away your right to Freedom of Speech. So when they start putting us in jail for what we think and write; questions we rightfully ask, than we have lost our freedom of speech.

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The Politics of Fear

21-02-2006 10:26

Once again, the "conspiracy theorists" were correct. Channel 4 admits that the "terrorist threat" is manufactured by politicians, police and the press.

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W Bush U.S. Petroleum-Trafficker-In-Chief addresses addicts

21-02-2006 06:10

So W Bush sacrificed those of low income American soldiers and our National Guard who should have been at home protecting our shores and raising their children as well as women who should not have been on a battlefield in the first place and now he goes around Congress and the American people to make deal with United Arab Emirate Muslim fundamentalists to guard our ports,a job those dead soldiers and National Guard in Iraq should have been performing !

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Solidarity actions with imprisoned anarchists in Barcelona

21-02-2006 03:02

Free Ruben and Ignasi!
On the 9th of February the anti-terrorist police arrested 3 people in Barcelona. One of them has been released, but Ruben and Ignasi continue to remain in prison, on charges of being involved with arson attacks and an unexploded bomb incident. The targets of the arsons were all involved in Spanish prisons, i.e: C.I.R.E - Which is a body involved in forced prison labour. In Spanish prisons torture is commonplace, especially in the beginning period of detention. Acts of solidarity with Ruben & Ignasi are essential.

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The closure of Guantanamo

20-02-2006 20:49

70 thousand prisoners
According to an AI's last year statement, there are approx. 70 thousand prisoners (of the so called war on terror) all around the world held either in US camps or at the behest of the US Adm. Therefore, it is imperative that we call for an end to the occupation of Iraq, the closure of US Bases in Iraq and all around the world.

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MANILA: Free Our Backpacker Comrades

20-02-2006 18:43

Eleven Punk backpackers hitching a ride on the way to Sagada Mountain Province were Arrested and Tortured by local police.

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Venezuela Talk and Films

20-02-2006 12:19

Bolivarian Revolution, Coal Mining and Indigenous Resistance
Wednesday 1st March, 7.30pm, The Sumac centre
245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham

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Nantes (France): Why are we occupying the construction site of a prison?

20-02-2006 10:11

A group of several dozen people is currently occupying the trees which are on the future site of the E.P.M. (a prison for minors) d'Orvault, near to the city of Nantes (France), in an attempt to stop the construction. We want to show our opposition in a determined manner to the state and economic violence which is destroying our lives: imprisonment, misery, ghettoisation, the politics of "security", racism, wage labour...

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2nd Renaissance -8

19-02-2006 21:47

Innocent people might lose their lives
Ultimately the old order will lose the battle to preserve their privileged way of life, based on all prevailing scarcity, pseudo-democracy, and the rule of law. But in the interim, hundreds of millions of innocent people might lose their lives in bloody resistance to the changes being made by the Old World Order (OWO).. If such a terrible thing happens, it will all have been for nothing, because:

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Flyer in solidarity of squatters and anarchists recently arrested in Barcelona

19-02-2006 18:00

Flyer in English. Please download, copy and distribute. Internatonal solidarity is needed to defend our compañeros from the latest repressive wave in Barcelona.

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Belfast postal wildcats win!

19-02-2006 14:15

At a packed meeting at lunchtime on Friday 17th February, in Transport House, Belfast, striking postal workers decided to end their wildcat strike and return to work having won their dispute.

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The failure of representative democracy – a case study

18-02-2006 20:39

This is a sorry tale of the government’s ID card Bill, a misquote in the local press and an MP who doesn’t answer questions.

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amber waves

18-02-2006 17:52

storm of freedom

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18-02-2006 15:21

A CALL for INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY for anti-WTO political Prisoners and PRESSURE to CONTINUE DERAILING WTO: International Action Week, Feb 27th - March 5th 2006 in solidarity with 2 anti-WTO political prisoners who stand trial in Hong Kong, thousands of political prisoners behind bars worldwide, and millions
of prisoners of WTO-related policies.

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18-02-2006 15:21

Demonstration outside Bow Street Magistrates Court, London WC2
Tuesday 14 March 2006 – 10am onwards

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Stop Shell Hell

18-02-2006 14:32

Mobile sound system
Today a Critical Mass and blockade shut a Shell Petrol Station on Woodside Road and the A52 in Nottingham.

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Death squads & torture. State terror in Iraq in context.

18-02-2006 13:24

A brief summary of developments in Iraq with useful references.

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UK police arrest stars of award-winning film "The Road to Guantanomo" under the

18-02-2006 10:55

Citing the "Prevention of Terrorism" act, British Police have arrested and interrogated three of the stars of the award-winning film "The Road to Guantanamo", together with the three ex-Guantanomo detainees on whose story the film is based.

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Activists walk out of court as Swiss Police found not guilty after nearly killing

18-02-2006 09:51

Activists walk out of court
The facade of a trial against the police ended in a not guilty verdict with little chance of their victims ever receiving compensation.
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