UK Repression Newswire Archive
17-02-2007 05:18I was stopped by police for taking photos of security cameras under the terrorism legislation. Whilst they where quizing me, they violently arrested a passer by for a public order offence.
16-02-2007 17:26RWE NPower have gone to great expense to try and gag the local press, TV and
even Radio, to prevent the news getting out there that they are trashing
Thrupp Lake and cutting down hundreds of trees, causing distress to the
nesting birds and causing pain to the local residents who have made an
application to have the place classed as a Town Green.
16-02-2007 15:22...to countries as safe as Afghanistan and Iraq
16-02-2007 07:57Freedom of speech is ending at Radley Lakes. Injunctions are being served to restrict reporting and prevent protest.
15-02-2007 18:45The Organization for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (OPDDIC), considered a paramilitary group for years by the indigenous communities of the Selva Lacandona and recently reactivated, is emerging as principal threat to the coexistence of indigenous communities, with the open support of the PRD government of Juan Sabines Gutiérrez.
15-02-2007 15:50Halkevi, Day-Mer, and Gik-Der, Kurdish and Turkish organisations in
the UK are circulating a petition calling on the Home Secretary to
urgently review the treatment of people from Turkey seeking asylum in
15-02-2007 13:08The film 'Outlawed: Extraordinary Rendition, Torture and the Disappearances in the “War on Terror” ' will be shown on Thursday 22nd February at 7.30pm at CafeOne (directions).
15-02-2007 04:30I just got finished reading Bob Gallo's testimony in the Parenzee
case. For all the good his testimony will do, the prosecution might
as well have called George W. Bush to the stand. I get the feeling
that Gallo unwittingly associated himself with Bush in the eyes of
The police officers returned to the attack this Tuesday February 13, by driving out the Afghan refugees
14-02-2007 12:13British universities turned into platforms of propaganda by Islamic Republic embassy in London.
14-02-2007 11:53The subject of the elections in the APPO assembly
Guinea-Conakry is a small West African country of 10 million inhabitants, one of the poorest countries on the planet, in spite of the richness of its mining industry: diamonds, gold, iron, uranium and especially bauxite of which it is the 2nd largest producer in the world. Although the majority of the population of Guinea lives in misery, local and foreign bourgeois and the multinationals grow rich, protected by the regime of General Lansana Conté (who seized power after a coup in 1984) against rising dissatisfaction.
12-02-2007 12:59this is old news but the debate continues
For those who still don't believe it is possible to be bugged even when you are not using your mobile phone there is plenting of info showing this is the case going back several years.
one such article reprinted here from FT.
" more significantly they can also remotely install a piece of software on to any handset, without the owner's knowledge, which will activate the microphone even when its owner is not making a call, giving security services the perfect bugging device. "We have inadvertently started carrying our own trackable ID card in the form of the mobile phone," said Sandra Bell, head of the homeland security department at the Royal United Services Institute."
12-02-2007 10:57News about the persecution and intimidation of Left wingers and Independent media who do not agree with the war against the LTTE.