UK Repression Newswire Archive
04-12-2007 21:36A LEAFLET HAS BEEN PUBLISHED BY TOTAL AND HAS BEEN SENT TO ALL OF THEIR PETROL STATIONS IN THE UK FOR THE STAFF. THE LEAFLET TEXT IS BELOW -=(A)=-
04-12-2007 18:48Miss "because I can..."
Miss I don't need to abide by the law
THe truth is coming to light reagrding your courtroom antics
Two news items about the criminalisation of Bristol's law enforcement process and Palestine in the Second World War
03-12-2007 18:15The case of pensioner Gwyn Gwyntopher, who was being maliciously prosecuted for alleged 'trespass' at Custom House DLR station during the DSEi arms fair in September, was today thrown out of court by magistrates in east London on a legal technicality.
03-12-2007 18:06Civil liberties and privacy campaign NO2ID today launches The NO2ID Pledge. Following hard on the heels of the launch of its legal defence fund – which involved calling in donations pledged by over 11,000 ID refuseniks – the campaign is throwing a renewed pledge, taken by means of signing a certificate, open to all who oppose the government’s ID plans. The pledge is a means of publicly declaring their personal commitment to refuse to comply.
01-12-2007 20:13Gordon Brown plans to extend the restrictions on demonstrations near parliament to cover the whole country, claiming that this will simplify the work of the police. The current law totally bans spontaneous protests, requiring advance police permission, which allows the police to impose arbitrary limits on numbers and effectively act as political censors. The consultation proposes extending these rules to any protest anywhere, in the name of 'harmonisation', and adding powers to control the content of banners, placards and leaflets. The freedom to protest was won through hard struggle and if we want to keep it we must take a stand to say enough is enough. Come to a public meeting to plan a response: we propose early January.
01-12-2007 17:44TODAY TEENAGERS GATHERED OUTSIDE THE CORN EXCHANGE IN LEEDS TO SHOW OPPOSITION TO ZURICH AND THEIR PLANS TO TURN THE ALTERNATIVE CENTRE INTO A FOOD EMPORIUM FOR THE RICH
01-12-2007 17:20New Zealand Solicitor-General, David Collins QC, announced on November 8 that terrorism charges would not proceed against 12 of the 17 people detained in a massive “anti-terror” police operation three weeks earlier. Far from backing down, however, the Labour government has indicated its determination to exploit the lurid but untested claims surrounding the incident to justify even more draconian counter-terrorism laws.
01-12-2007 15:44Makes you think... what if a candidate with a spoof CV got an interview (or even the job?!)
01-12-2007 03:27A progressive journalist and activist held in Germany is under threat of extradition to Turkey where he would face an uncertain fate...
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