UK Repression Newswire Archive
01-03-2008 20:51The past two weeks have seen further demonstrations outside French Living in the city centre to highlight the plight of millions of ducks and geese who face extreme suffering and death in the production of foie gras, so dubbed a ‘delicacy of despair’.
01-03-2008 17:34In both raw figures and as a percentage of the population, the US is the world leader in the rate at which it puts its people behind bars. A new report using state-by-state data says a record 2,319,258 Americans were in jail or prison at the start of 2008—one out of every 99.1 adults.
29-02-2008 16:11Vaggelis Botzatzis has been remanded into custody accused of setting fire to two company cars owned by a energy/power company. It is believed that the person or persons unknown who carried out the arson did so in protest at the destruction of the natural environment and in support of two workers who died at the power plant.
Bands in the yard
4 till 2
£5 in and a free vegan curry!
29-02-2008 11:26This is excellent news considering that his release date would have been sometime in 2024 !! It would mean Jeff has another 2 years and would be able to get back to his family in relative freedom.
29-02-2008 11:01A demonstration will be held outside the Court of Appeal as it prepares to hear a case brought by Liberty asking for a judicial review of the government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into the disturbance at Harmondsworth in November 2006.
29-02-2008 10:45Farid Hilali was extradited to Spain on February 8th 2008, after the House of Lords ruled that he may be sent under the terms of the European Arrest Warrant. This was in spite of a number of irregularities with the warrant, not least that it was reliant upon phone evidence that had previously been deemed inadmissible within the Spanish judicial system. Please sign the petition and help him.
29-02-2008 05:33Cynics who dismiss conspiracy theories might like to take a look at a conspiracy fact for a change.
28-02-2008 23:40As the last 5 weeks of the Sequani 6 trial is now upon us, all 6 defendants need cash more than ever to travel to Birmingham crown court each working day. The 4 furthest away from the court need to pay up to £27 per week to get B'ham and back every day. The only alternative to being able to afford to travel to court every day is to be remanded in custody (Prison).
28-02-2008 14:47Free screening tonight (Thursday) in London of "SOCPA - The Movie", ahead of Day of Action on Saturday (1 March) in London and elsewhere against existing legislation restricting freedom to protest around Parliament (SOCPA) and its possible extension to the whole of the country.
27-02-2008 23:04A group of twenty protesters successfully closed down a Shell forecourt for two hours on Saturday 23rd Feb as a part of the call to action by Hands Off Iraqi Oil. We aimed to send a message of solidarity to Iraqi oil workers resisting attempts by oil companies aided by UK government to steal billions of dollars in oil revenue from their devastated country. Local community responded positively overall.
27-02-2008 11:18short update on newsflash reported at http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/02/392385.html
27-02-2008 01:18three arrests outside gates of parliament on tuesday evening at 9pm