UK Repression Newswire Archive
11-01-2008 02:00Four activists are due in court on 11th March 2008 charged with collecting donations without a licence at an anti-deportation street meeting on 7th May. Please sign the online petition which will be submitted to a full meeting of Newcastle City Council on 5th May 2008. To sign the petition visit: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/87/petition-to-defend-democratic-rights-and-the-right-to-collect-donations-for-grassroots-campaigns
10-01-2008 23:10A peaceful vigil will be held outside HMP and YOI Styal, Cheshire
on Friday 18 January 2008, 1.30-4.00 pm
to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, 18
who died in the 'care' of the jail on 18 January 2003
Flowers will be laid in memory of Sarah; all are welcome to attend
10-01-2008 10:20Six years on, enough is enough. It's time to close Guantanamo. Join the London Guantanamo Campaign, Cageprisoners and others and call on the British government to act to close Guantanamo and bring back the remaining British residents. This is an authorised event.
10-01-2008 01:20This Saturday the 12th of January the weekly pickets of the Total garage in Kemp Town, Brighton will resume.
10-01-2008 00:31Recovering from their ordeal in Guantánamo, returned British residents Jamil El-Banna and Omar Deghayes began their struggle to resist a Spanish extradition request in a London court. Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison,” reports.
09-01-2008 19:49The Liverpool Social Forum invites all campaigning groups and protesters to
join us in a march to Defend The Right To Protest in Liverpool.
09-01-2008 19:10An anti-deportation campaigner will appear in Court in Horsham tomorrow (Thursday, January 10th) following a peaceful protest at XL Airways offices in Crawley, near Gatwick Airport, last August. D. Thompson, who lives in Bradford, is charged with aggravated trespass, having locked himself onto the banisters in the reception of XL headquarters.
09-01-2008 13:57COPS APPEAL FOR MONITORS [reports the Derby Evening Telegraph]
Police are looking for volunteers to help keep them in the frame by monitoring the streets of Ilkeston and Erewash.
Like the many times I have travelled through a UK airport over the last two years (see the first and second times), yesterday too I had a Special Branch officer picking me from the passengers crowd at Birmingham Airport to ask me some 'very important' questions; important to the 'security' of this country and all the 'free' countries in the world. Sometimes I pass through quietly; at others with a few routine questions. But occasionally, especially when it's a new airport or a new officer in charge, I get stopped and questioned for up to an hour.. only to practice in how many different ways I can say "No comment"!
08-01-2008 23:19The Lebanese newspaper Al-akhbar have reported, that in the streets of Mosul, graffiti has appeared on walls proclaiming “Well done Caesar!” with groups also distributing leaflets sending their greetings and congratulations to the Iraqi soldier.
08-01-2008 12:20This event is happening tomorrow (Wednesday) at Downing Street. Please come along
and support at 10am if you can.
08-01-2008 00:43A peaceful demonstration will be held outside HMP and YOI Holloway, London
on Wednesday 16 January 2008, at 1.30 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
to protest against the death of Ms Jamie Pearce, aged 24
who died in the care of the jail on 10 December 2007
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend
07-01-2008 14:309:30am onwards
Southwark Crown Court
1 English Grounds
(off Battlebridge Lane)
London SE1 2HU
(nearest tube London Bridge)
07-01-2008 09:47The universities of Enschede and Eindhoven are no longer admitting any students from Iran. They say they are forced to do so by the government, according to newspaper Trouw.