UK Repression Newswire Archive
25-01-2004 19:18After the demonstration in Coire, the demonstrators have been blocked at Landquart. There is violent repression going on.
Today, Saturday, January 24th 2004, at 18.00h, demonstrators coming back from the Coire demo are being confronted with heavy repression.
The demonstration had gathered about 3000 people to protest against the WEF. On the way back form the demo, the train stopped in Landquart. The police attacked the demonstrators on the train, several witnesses said they shot teargas grenades into the carriages.
25-01-2004 18:10From the mainstream Israeli Newspaper Ha'aretz
25-01-2004 17:09Here is an account of the police repression that followed on from the anarchist demo in Chur on Saturday 24 January, plus a few reflections on organising future events of this nature.
25-01-2004 10:52I received this account from a friend of mine living in Nablus. She and I are both Jewish and are increasingly appalled at the way in which the Army perpetuates the cycle of violence. Out of these 100s of traumatised victims, I wonder how many got to the end of the day and thought 'We must have understanding for the Jewish people, and maybe not all Israelis are soldiers, maybe some are normal people'? If there were any, it would be a miracle. If none of these victims contemplate suicide bombing, it will also be a miracle and no thanks to the Israeli Army. But I hope ridiculously that these miracles somehow happen.
24-01-2004 22:13"This is part of the campaign to isolate Palestinian activists from the outside world and crush their resistance. However, we maintain that Jews who stand against injustice must have equal rights with Jews who support it." IWPS
24-01-2004 18:46The aftermath of the Israeli military invasion of Nablus City and Balata Refugee Camp over the New Year.
24-01-2004 01:04Israel's terrorisation of the Palestinian people have obviously driven the Palestinian people to the edge of despair. The hatred thus engendered is multiplied by the record of Western politicians who so often display double standards by demanding a condemnation of Palestinian terrorism while turning a blind eye to Israel's terrible crimes.
23-01-2004 21:13As of Monday 20 Jan 2004, aggravated trespass, s68 CJA&PO Act 94, can now be charged in relation to trespass disruptive to lawful activity inside buildings, as well as in the open air.
23-01-2004 18:52A group of 11 people were on trial for staging a peaceful blockade at DSEi arms fair on 9 September 2003. 4 were sent to prison for one day rather than go against their consciences and pay fines and court costs.
23-01-2004 13:01Article appearing in today's Morning Star describes reasons for Seven Sisters hunger strike protest and mentions tomorrow's rally.
A talk and video by Martin Shaw who was almost killed when police cut his climbing ropes at the G8 summit last year.
23-01-2004 00:09Desperate fears over loss of livelihood spur more protests by taxi-drivers in Dazhou, Sichuan Province: Update on detentions
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23-01-2004 00:04Eyewitness report from Jenin in Palestine by two British observers.
22-01-2004 22:44Broadband-encoded video clip of the vigil for Tom Hurndall outside manchester Town Hall on 14th January 2004.
Apologies for wrong date on Indybay site which has been corrected.
22-01-2004 10:54Preventive arrests, arrests with no legal basis
To date, 69 people have been arrested under this new concept
22-01-2004 10:51Izaskun Urkijo was injured in the same crash; she is still in hospital.
Basque prisoners’ relatives and friends have suffered 23 car accidents on their way to visits since last January 12.
This was the third death so far this year. On February 28 Argi Iturralde and Iñaki Balerdi, prisoner Iñaki Balerdi’s mother and father died on the road.
Thousands of people travel long distances over every weekend to visit Basque prisoners
22-01-2004 10:47The court decrees that blows and insults are not torture and confirmed an absolution of a crime of torture because the injuries were caused during the arrest.
22-01-2004 00:15Press release on the 32nd day of the Seven Sisters hunger strike, opposing prison repression in Turkey. There will be a rally on Saturday the 24th at 2 pm, where a press statement will be read out.