UK Repression Newswire Archive
Newly deployed riot police start chasing two people down the street, pushing them over and tackling them to the ground then violently restraining them.
19-08-2007 16:57Scotland Against Criminalising Communities (SACC) have turned up some interesting information about the use of Terrorism Act powers in Scotland in the last two months.
19-08-2007 08:58A personal impression of the Climate Camp.
18-08-2007 23:59The GLA have put a whopping great metal fence right round Parliament Square and moved Brian Haw's enclave into an ever tinier patch. But this also gives the opportunity for a huge show of solidarity. Make Brian a peace banner and bring it with hooks to fix on the lovely new fence. If all of you brought something we could make a display even bigger than the one the Police (unlawfully) took away last year.
18-08-2007 18:00A personal account of FIT Watch
FIT Watch was set up a couple of months ago to oppose and monitor the activities of the Forward Intelligence Teams. These are cops who routinely harass and intimidate protesters (for full background see www.fitwatch.blogspot.com). Whilst we’ve had a presence at a couple of public meetings, Climate Camp has been our first opportunity to practice our tactics in a protest situation
18-08-2007 12:08At 1pm, approximately 20 activists from London, Brighton, Reading and the nearby Climate Camp entered the Carmel Agrexco site in Hayes Middlesex where some activists have D-locked the gates shut. They are being entertained by Samba. Four police arrived on the scene almost immediately.
18-08-2007 11:19It would appear Wikipedia is not simply “populated by volunteer vandals with poison-pen intellects,” as John Seigenthaler Sr., former assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, would have it, but is indeed an intelligence front, yet another puzzle piece of a sprawling, comprehensive, long-term, and quite effective propaganda effort.
18-08-2007 10:25It should come as no surprise that police are applying draconian anti-terrorism ´legislation´ to combat eco-protestors at the Climate Camp. For the authorities networks of dissent are the real terrorists.
18-08-2007 10:09Urgent Need to find ~ 175 people who were in Seattle during the WTO protests in 1999 after lawsuit won against the city of Seattle which violated our rights and these folks need to contact the attorneys by AUGUST 28, 2007 to get their portion of the settlement $$ (see below to download claim forms.)
Remember this was 8 years ago, if you know anyone who was in Westlake, pass it on as this is time sensitive .... See all links below
Since a few days there is a new blog (http://delete129a.blogsport.de/) regarding the judicial inquiry against supposed members of the German militante gruppe (militant group). The blog is dedicated to discuss, what a useful strategy against police repression is. The blog contains mainly material in German, but also some in English. Especially important is the following: International Scholars Demand Suspension of the § 129a-Proceedings against ALL Parties Concerned.
You can sign the Open Letter here: http://www.policing-crowds.org/petition.html
18-08-2007 08:45It would appear Wikipedia is not simply “populated by volunteer vandals with poison-pen intellects,” as John Seigenthaler Sr., former assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, would have it, but is indeed an intelligence front, yet another puzzle piece of a sprawling, comprehensive, long-term, and quite effective propaganda effort.
17-08-2007 22:48aqil shaer, a long-standing supporter of brian was viciously assaulted and arrested by the known thuggish parliamentary policeman nicknamed 'fatgut'. another unknown man was arrested by police after assaulting brian's supporter 'barbara tucker'.
17-08-2007 21:48During the last few days there has been lots of people who have witnessed and documented the actions of the FIT Teams and FIT Watch, mainly around the entrance to camp, whose evidence could help court cases.
17-08-2007 18:15A first timer at Climate Camp discovers that eco loos aren't safe from the zoom lens of an overbearing and intimidating police operation