UK Repression Newswire Archive
10-12-2007 02:21Fears over the opening of the Channel Tunnel / Eurostar became reality this week. The Channel Tunnel links the UK to mainland Europe and could carry deaqdly disease actoss the world, thanks to the go ahead for a deadly vurus containement facility. The facility is going to be the world'd largest, highest level virus lab.The tunnel will also bring tourists wishing to view thr 2012 Olympic Games.
08-12-2007 12:11Prevented from watching London demonstrations on traffic cams?
07-12-2007 20:48On Sat 8th December SPEAK will be holding a demonstration in Oxford to remember Felix and to highlight the plight of the other nine Macaque monkeys who are destined to suffer the same fate as him in the next four years. This will be followed by a fundraiser at Oxford Rugby Club in North Hinksey from 7pm
07-12-2007 16:31December 10th marks International Human Rights Day, At a time when the Chinese government cares more about its international image than ever before, we need to spread the message that China is a human rights failure.
07-12-2007 15:5115 Human rights dissidents have been detained by police and security teams after they stormed into a church
07-12-2007 13:59A national day of action, with demonstrations and continued action by student strikes was called for today. Most demonstrations are to take place in the afternoon, with militants trying to convince as many students as possible during the morning to join demonstrations and mass actions.
07-12-2007 12:50Maintain the pressure following recent court victories and join FIT Watch
to kick the FIT off our bloc.
06-12-2007 17:49GRUPPO EVERYONE: “STATE CRIME BECOMES A WORLDWIDE SYMBOL AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA”.
WHILE THE HEARTS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY GRUPPO EVERYONE IS UNDERWAY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF 21-YEAR-OLD MAKWAN MOLOUDZADEH, THE NEWS COMES IN FROM TEHERAN OF HIS EXECUTION. HE WAS PUT TO DEATH YESTERDAY MORNING, WITHOUT EVEN HIS LAWYER OR NEXT-OF-KIN BEING INFORMED.
06-12-2007 15:12To mark International Human Rights Day on Monday 10 December, the London Guantánamo Campaign invites you to learn about one of the grossest human rights abuses of our times - almost six years since the illegal detention camp opened, we invite you to ask any questions you may have about it to someone who has visited many times and represents several dozen detainees.
06-12-2007 14:48Report on protest about Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe being invited to the EU-Africa summit in Portugal
-The Spanish Court orders the arrests of 46 defendants on 18/98, show trial.
-Thousands of people demonstrate against this mass of arrests in Bilbao.
-One Spanish civil guard has been killed and another one seriously injured in a shooting in France. ETA has been accused of the murder.
06-12-2007 10:11Birmingham Guantanamo Campaign invite people to attend a truly unique opportunity to hear former US army Chaplain James Yee speak and discuss his experiences with former Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg. Yee will be speaking as part of his UK tour, at Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham City Centre, B4 7SX at 7.00 pm.
05-12-2007 21:49A Public Meeting
called by No Borders London.
7pm, Tuesday 11th December,
at the Institute of Race Relations,
2-6 Leeke Street, London WC1X 9HS
(near Kings Cross)
In November 2006 detainees at Harmondsworth immigration detention centre
protested against conditions inside the centre and their treatment by
the guards. The centre was damaged and the detainees were moved to
other detention centres and prisons.
05-12-2007 09:539am - More than thirty climate activists and local residents this morning took mass direct action to prevent excavation work on Britain’s biggest ever open-cast coal mine at Ffos-y-fran in South Wales. (1)
05-12-2007 01:00Exiled Baluch Patriot Herbiyar Marri has been arrested by British authorities, his house and the entire neigbourhood in London has been cordoned off. The property is being searched and his family has been evacuated. This incident has been prompted by the Pakistani authorities to pressurise and curb Baluch human rights workers