UK Repression Newswire Archive
19-05-2007 08:05The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has dropped disciplinary charges against 11 front-line firearms and surveillance officers involved in the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes on July 22, 2005.
18-05-2007 17:20Here are some documents translated into English about German police tactics and strategies - useful for anyone going to the G8 Summit protests.
18-05-2007 16:09Musicians, MPs, Academics, Media and Civil Society Personalities Support "Block G8" Call for Mass Blockades of G8 Summit
Prominent musicians (like the British pop band Chumbawamba, Tocotronic lead-singer Dirk von Lowtzow, and electro-pop artist Bernadette La Hengst), MPs (like Ulla Jelpke, Nele Hirsch and Heike Hänsel of DIE LINKE), academics (like Prof. Joachim Hirsch (Frankfurt), Prof. Wolf Dieter Naar (Berlin) and Prof. John Holloway (Mexico)), media personalities (like journalist Naomi Klein (author, 'No Logo')), playwrights and poets (like Howard Zinn and Dennis Brutus), and civil society personalities (like Walden Bello (Director, Focus on the Global South), Vandana Shiva (Founder, Navdana) and Sven Giegold (attac Coordination Committee) have all pledged their public support for the Block G8 campaign for mass blockades of the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm next month.
17-05-2007 21:27Statement of John Bowden for the International Day of Solidarity in Defence of Himself and the ABC:
Friday 25th May 2007
17-05-2007 21:06Statement of John Bowden for the International Day of Solidarity in Defence of Himself and the ABC: Friday 25th May 2007
17-05-2007 19:44The imprisonment of David Keogh and Leo O’Connor under the Official Secrets Act is a flagrant violation of democratic rights. In part aimed at intimidating opponents of the occupation of Iraq, it is bound up with efforts to conceal the contents of a discussion between George W. Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair on actions illegal under international law.
17-05-2007 19:11Whatever the precise breakdown within the Bush Administration, it’s plain that Dahlan, like Pinochet a quarter century, would not move onto a path of confrontation with an elected government unless he believed he had the sanction of powerful forces abroad to do so. If does move to turn the current street battle into a frontal assault on the unity government, chances are it will be because he got a green light from somewhere — and certainly not from Mahmoud Abbas.
17-05-2007 14:54Protest against Baliff company Constant & Co, on Thursday 31st May, 2007.
17-05-2007 10:51Punished for exposing Bush and Blair’s crimes in Iraq
The imprisonment of David Keogh and Leo O’Connor under the Official Secrets Act is a flagrant violation of democratic rights. In part aimed at intimidating opponents of the occupation of Iraq, it is bound up with efforts to conceal the contents of a discussion between George W. Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair on actions illegal under international law.
16-05-2007 18:18Whilst here in the UK for the past 10 years, I have had opportunities to study and work at respectable universities and meet many interesting individuals. At the University of Wolverhampton and within its School of Computing and IT, I found myself in an environment that challenged me for all the wrong reasons.
The US government and Washington elites are aggressively ramping up their "war on terrorism" rhetoric and propaganda, stoking fear and paranoia in order to bolster its war agenda, and reinvigorate the mass public perception of new and growing "homegrown terrorism" threats to the US homeland.
The next phase of America’s war abroad (under the management of a post-Bush neocon/neoliberal consensus), and the deepening militarization of the US homeland towards a full police state, are well underway.
15-05-2007 08:35The police entered christiania yesterday to evict and demolish a house, that partly burned down a couple of years ago. The eviction lead to a night of street fighting in the area. Timeline is translated from modkraft.dk
14-05-2007 23:16Agency uses same tactics it claims to be fighting
14-05-2007 19:38There will be a demo outside of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, 25th May. For people who cannot be there, we are calling for solidarity action on an International Day of Solidarity.