UK Repression Newswire Archive
People might remember the brutal used of non-lethal weapons against anti-war protestors in Oakland, USA, in 2003, it was posted to UK IMC at the time: Non-lethal rounds shot at protesters in Oakland California and US: cops attack peace protestors with wooden bullets / concussion grenades / gas. Well now it turns out that Oakland Police Infiltrators Took Control Of Anti-War Group in a COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program) style operation, read on for a repost from Indybay.
05-08-2006 09:55by Alison Leslie
3rd August 2006
Six police officers charged over the death of a father-of-three in their custody
have been cleared by a jury.
05-08-2006 02:03A sample letter to send to your local MP
05-08-2006 01:10In early March, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) held its forty-seventh annual conference in Washington.
04-08-2006 19:24Activists in Iceland being starved out by police and security as lock-on actions halt work on the Karahnjukar Dam construction.
04-08-2006 16:10OutRage! issues statement in support of 10 Arabs who face execution in Iran. Urges immediate action to stop these happening....
ps:Twiglet..who says we dont support people other than gays in Iran etc facing similar fates ...)
04-08-2006 12:44''Blair knew the attack on Lebanon was coming but he didn't try to stop it, because he didn't want to. He has made this country an accomplice, destroying what remained of our influence abroad while putting us all at greater risk of attack.''
04-08-2006 12:11A film documenting how US freedoms are being destroyed.
04-08-2006 10:56Local politicians and security experts have joined an influential
parliamentary committee in criticising the government for keeping the
public in the dark over identity cards.
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report, published
today, says government ID card plans are "inconsistent" and "lack clarity",
and raps ministers' knuckles for attacking the credibility of academics
commenting on the scheme.
04-08-2006 01:25Osama and Mustafa Muamar were kidnapped by IOF on 24 June. Palestinians responded on 25 June by kidnapping Gilad Shalit. Where are Osama and Mustafa Muamar held prisoner now? Are they being given access to a lawyer? To a doctor? To their families?
03-08-2006 07:10I arrived late at Coventry Airport yesterday after a short 'holiday' in Holland. I was hoping to catch the last bus to Covetry city centre, then the last No. 900 to Birmingham, so as to avoid paying a fortune for a cap or bothering a friend with a pick-up. I was, however, the last passenger to leave the airport, well after my bus had gone, having experienced one of the strangest encounters in my life with the British authorities.