UK Repression Newswire Archive
27-06-2007 15:49Recent discussions on Indymedia and elsewhere have concerned resistance to Forward Intelligence Teams - police surveillance teams deployed to monitor "disruptive" groups of various stripes. Here are some thoughts.
27-06-2007 15:09The Centre for the Study of Terrorism (CFSOT) with the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) & Cage Prisoners will be convening an important public meeting, entitled Detention Without Trial: Lives in Limbo in Britain.
27-06-2007 01:39Just what precisely IS the BNP now?
27-06-2007 00:11today, brian haw won a major victory in court when district judge workman issued summonses against leading police figures. last year, police raided parliament square on 23rd may and removed 90% of brian's display. in january this year, judge purdey ruled that brian haw had no case to answer as the conditions he supposedly broke were not lawful. this meant the raid itself was unlawful.
26-06-2007 10:41Gay Iraqi human rights activist reveals that for most Iraqis, life is now worse than it was under Saddam.
She is touring the UK speaking about the incredible story of MOVE. MOVE are a largely black eco-revolutionary group based in Philadelphia. They have campaigned on environmental, animal rights and anti-police repression issues for thirty years. They have never backed down in the face of overt racist police repression.
25-06-2007 20:23Sharphill to get house building plans to go ahead?
25-06-2007 13:15Think of the last company or organisation you worked for - not the small corner shop or family farm, but the big firm that employs more than a few dozen people and has a turnover of more than a million Dollars / Euros / Pounds / Yuan etc. Most people in industrialised nations have worked for a company like this.
Do you feel loyal to that company?
25-06-2007 08:51According to neocon Walid Phares, writing for FrontPageMagazine, Iran and Syria are “involved in a regional campaign to seize as much physical terrain and score as many victories across the Middle East in order to consolidate their strategic posture” before Bush leaves office. Phares’ “Tehran-Damascus axis” is “arming and supplying neo-Taliban and other Jihadi forces in Afghanistan,” stirring up sectarian divisions in Iraq, and “has unleashed two blitzkrieg-like offensives” in Lebanon and Gaza.
24-06-2007 17:02a story has hit the weekend newspapers that brown will announce the repeal of socpa restrictions on the right to protest outside parliament. but the stories also hint that the repeal may be accompanied by new regulations on the style of protests. the socpa law did not succeed in its main target, to rid brian haw from the square. is brown trying something else in the guise of libertarianism.
23-06-2007 20:06On June 11, British Channel 4 television’s current affairs Dispatches programme featured “Kidnapped to Order.” The programme presenter and investigator was Stephen Grey, author and journalist.
23-06-2007 14:10With proper wars it is a well-known occurrence for one side's propaganda department to try and spread the most horrific stories about the other party. The opposition are depicted as brutal barbarians who ravage children and should be opposed at all cost. In military jargon this is known as 'psyops'. During the protests against the G8 in Heiligendamm there were clear indications of a similar strategy. In this case the infamous ''black block'' played the part of the barbarians. This is a biased summary of the misinformation and its effect.
What they found were 3 journalists and 90 environmentalists, social workers and pacifists. In what can only be described as a bloody massacre, 62 people were hospitalized. Some with life threatening injuries.