UK Repression Newswire Archive
20-02-2007 08:30Blue Nightmare:
Oaxaca. after the State's concerted repression against the people of oaxaca and against the APPO on the 25th of November, the police took more than 200 People to prisons all over the country. Blue Nightmare takes us to the testimonies of some of them.
20-02-2007 00:39Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation
20-02-2007 00:20The following is an essay that deconstructs the charges of research misconduct that were leveled against Ward Churchill - charges that were obvious retaliation for his comments concerning 9-11.
Please take the time to read this report. Internal appeals are now underway and it is possible that Ward Churchill may be fired from his tenured position at the University of Colorado at any time now.
If this happens, we cannot let it go unchallenged.....
On the 16th February 2007 former Uzbekistan ambassdor with a conscience, Craig Murray, was elected to the position of Lord Rector at the University of Dundee. Craig Murray promised his best to kick out Special Branch from the campus and from spying on the Islamic Society and also pledges to defeat severe cuts in the departments of town and regional planning, modern languages and community education, which also could see the Botanic Gardens sold off.
The election saw an increase in turnout of 50% from the previous election, [Wikipedia]
19-02-2007 10:06The US policy of “extraordinary renditions”—the illegal kidnap and transportation of supposed terror suspects to secret detention sites where they are then tortured—was the subject of both an Italian legal investigation and a critical report by the European Parliament last week.
18-02-2007 22:21some thought after the london infonite of andreas the "activist" from Oaxaca.
A punch in the face to the APPO and to all the one are fighting for social change
18-02-2007 20:55The University of Nottingham's Amnesty International Society's silent protest against the continuing human rights abuses at Guantanamo Bay.
18-02-2007 14:27President Bush, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and the U.S. Justice Department subject an entire state to civil rights violations reminiscent of 1930s Germany.
17-02-2007 22:31The British Labour government is ratcheting up the pressure on asylum-seekers and refugees in Britain. Deportations are being pursued regardless of the consequences for the deportees. This policy reflects an increasingly belligerent government attitude towards refugees.
17-02-2007 21:15Urgent support is needed for a lesbian woman seeking asylum from homophobic persecution: Ms Tilli Latifa who has been detained in Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre for almost nine months faces removal to Tunisia on Tuesday 20 February. Please support her by writing immediately to Immigration Minister Liam Byrne urging that she be allowed to stay (see below for details).
17-02-2007 20:16A number of DR Congolese individuals/families have been detained over the last few days. They all have the same removal directions...
17-02-2007 16:51CAMPAIGNERS marched on Worthing Police Station in West Sussex today (Saturday February 17) to protest at intimidation of volunteers manning support stalls for the Titnore Woods camp.
17-02-2007 16:15Destruction of roosting and breeding grounds, assault, endangerment of life and a High Court Injunction to prevent anybody photographing the perpetrators.
17-02-2007 10:51Those pulling the strings and doling out the money to the Opddic have economic interests in the jungle’s natural resources; such as, precious woods (mainly mahogany and cedar), water (for generating electricity and bottling), oil and other minerals, ecotourism business opportunities and biodiversity.