UK Repression Newswire Archive
31-10-2006 17:24There are currently (5pm 31/10/06) eight people being held after the demonstration held outside the Mexican Embassy in London on the 30th of October.
31-10-2006 14:45At High Noon on 5th November the CSG (Citizens Supporting Government)
Will be holding a voluntary border control of the SOCPA zone (Serious Organised Crime and Policing Act 2005). In an effort to assist the powers that be clamp down upon unproductive dissent and terrorism.
31-10-2006 13:44In the last few hours, the operation against the Oaxaca Commune has begun, with airplanes and helicopters over Oaxaca and hundreds of agents of the PFP ready to begin the repression, and the government of Vicente Fox has given the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO) an ultimatum to abandon the barricades. Effective solidarity from the unions and political, social, and popular organizations is urgently needed to hold back the regime’s repressive attacks.
31-10-2006 13:21Prince Charles preaches religious tolerance in Pakistan, as the US destroys a religious school killing eighty innocent people.
31-10-2006 02:45At 5pm protestors gathered at the Mexican Embassy on Hanover Square in London.
At 5pm this evening, Indymedia and solidarity activists and friends of Brad turned up outside the Mexican Embassy in London to show solidarity with the uprising in Oaxaca and the state murder of Indymedia journalist Brad Will, 36, of New York City. Initially, there around 30 people, but this quickly swelled to a mass of 60-70 or more people. The initial presence was marked with banners and a small noise demonstration, before the Indymedia Tricycle turned up, followed thereafter by a samba band and audiovisual equipment.
30-10-2006 15:48Three business groups are to decide the future of Farnborough town centre.
30-10-2006 15:43First Indications of Government Involvement as Federal Army Troops Move In. IMC London and others to hold solidarity demonstration at Mexican Embassy at 5pm
30-10-2006 14:45It always hits me that first a 'white' woman or man like now Brad Will has to be killed in a local struggle anywhere on earth, and preferably a journalist or similar, before the mainstream propaganda media move. Even if they mostly distort reality: 'Fix the facts around the policy' - as they say.
30-10-2006 14:31Dear All,
Please see below for Press Release which is extremely disturbing. There must be something that the international disability, indymedia and others communites can do about these horrific human rights abuses in North Korea which goes beyond the atrocities what Hitler and the Nazi's caused to over 200,000 disabled people who were the first victims within the Holocaust!!!!!
30-10-2006 14:19Subject at mexico city
Body: Protesters, police clash in Mexico City
Sympathizers of the movement that controlled Oaxaca City for months faced off with police in the capital on Sunday
30-10-2006 12:32Basque political prisoner Iñaki de Juana’s hunger strike has been in the media in recent weeks. After 63 days on hunger strike demanding justice and attending the numerous requests he received and the mobilisation of Basque society, De Juana ended his protest. He began his hunger strike due to the attempt by the Spanish State Prosecution to get him sentenced to 96 years in jail for writing two press articles
30-10-2006 11:28Former Iranian President Khatami is due to visit the UK this week (London and Edinburgh). Demos are planned and a petition has been set up against this visit.