UK Repression Newswire Archive
04-03-2008 15:22Last Friday, the Labour government took out a high court injunction to prevent a former member of the British Special Air Services, Ben Griffin, from revealing further details about the government’s involvement in “extraordinary rendition”
04-03-2008 13:25John Bowden writes from Noranside Prison, Scotland.
04-03-2008 12:35Socialist Student Movement (SSM) has released the following press statement in solidarity with a group of engineering students who are instituting legal action against the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). The Institution has filed opposing papers, and the matter will be coming before the Durban High Court in a few days. The students, who we believe have a very strong case, are in dire need of financial support towards legal fees. And anyone who is in a position to assist with whatever amount can deposit the funds into following account:
Account Number: 62015762322
Bank: First National Bank
04-03-2008 11:30Passwords remain in memory - problems with TrueCrypt and FileVault.
04-03-2008 00:15Andy Worthington, the author of “The Guantánamo Files,” reports on a European Parliament meeting regarding the detainees in Guantánamo, and reproduces the testimony offered by former US military intelligence officer Stephen Abraham, the whistleblower who last year exposed the military tribunals as a sham.
03-03-2008 23:53Since November 2007, when Istanbul began its large-scale project of urban transformation, Sulukule, old and legendary neighborhood of Istanbul famous for its Roma population, has received its share of attention. Moving the Roma community to a new district is being advocated by an Italy-based social activist association
03-03-2008 17:51Children of the West Bank take to the streets, leading a wave of solidarity protests against Israel's attacks on Gaza.
Last Thursday Genova Prosecutor Mario Morisani stood to begin his final arguments in the Bolzaneto G8 torture case, the sister case to Diaz. He spoke of the G8 in Genoa which "had been a wave of insanity. Everyone lost control on one side and the other".
03-03-2008 17:25A 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.
03-03-2008 17:01The government is seeking to pass new anti-terror laws giving the police and the judiciary more powers to use against you - the 42 day debate is just part of the package. Join us on 14 March and see what the Counter-Terrorism Bill really has in store. Public meeting: all welcome
03-03-2008 12:53A fundraiser for the forthcoming Temporary Autonomous Art project in Brighton was clamped down on heavily on Saturday. Police used violent tactics to attack the building showing there true face yet again. more........
03-03-2008 10:39Fitwatch meeting - Saturday 8th March at the LSE (Connaught House, Aldwych) at 2pm. Room H103.
03-03-2008 10:16The lying at CDG has evolved from little white lies to big black lies
03-03-2008 07:12The extraordinary acceptance of mass killings of men, women and children by the Israeli Defence Forces, on a now daily basis, is becoming ever more repugnant to thinking Jews around the world who refuse to allow such atrocities to be carried out in their name.
03-03-2008 02:59some peaceful activists from wearechange.org.uk have just occupied a crane at parliament square in the early hours of monday 4th march
02-03-2008 16:39Police has definitely intervened in the weekly Sunday free food action today 2nd March 2008 in the Brixton Oval.
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