UK Repression Newswire Archive
13-03-2007 16:19gay rights group OutRage! sends open letter to the Presdient of Ghana who is visiting London.
13-03-2007 16:01eviction of the indigenous families from their traditional land by the Venezuelan state and the multinational coal companies.
Photos posted in Indymedia show a cop hitting, by holding his baton the way round, which is strictly prohibited.
12-03-2007 23:54Sunday 11 of march 2007 Alejandro Reyes
The University of Nottingham's Amnesty International Society's held a protest against the continuing human rights abuses at Guantanamo Bay.
On March 25th he will travel to Berlin to sign the 50 page agreement , Declaration on the future of Europe, without even consulting the people of the UK. Far from a simple "declaration", this a binding treaty which embodies "basic laws" for 490 million people in 27 countries
11-03-2007 02:37Grassroots social movement 'The Peoples Parliament' 'Bunge La Mwananchi' have been organising in slum communities and over bread-and-butter issues for 15 years. Theyve been meeting daily in the Jevangee Gardens Park, Nairobi. Yesterday, Police declared their forum an 'unlawful assembly' and arrested 56 participants and injured 5.
Here is some audio that was taken during the demo.
10-03-2007 15:05Four things wrong with the Bush administration's use of the State Secrets Privilege
10-03-2007 13:46"Alcatraz – Uncle Sam's Devil's Island : Experiences of a Conscientious Objector in America during the First World War" by Philip Grosser
The Kate Sharpley Library has just published a new edition of Philip Grosser's account of his time imprisoned on the notorious prison island of Alcatraz. Philip Grosser was sent to Alcatraz because he didn't want to murder anyone, even on government orders. He was a Boston anarchist and anti-militarist who refused to be drafted into the slaughter of World War One.
09-03-2007 23:39Hundreds of emails and calls inundate Sierra Leone embassies in the U.S., London and elsewhere; officials drop charges; ASI leader urges continued vigilance
09-03-2007 21:40Putting protesters sentences into perspective....
09-03-2007 07:17Growing up in a Palestinian refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, it was a very familiar encounter: Israeli soldiers storming our house accompanied by shouts of terror and a barrage of insults. Such recollections make me shudder to this day.
09-03-2007 07:15The Pentagon announced March 6 that reporters will be barred from hearings for 14 US-held detainees in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The hearings are scheduled to begin March 9 for the 14 men, all of whom were transferred to the Guantánamo facility last September from secret CIA prisons.