UK Repression Newswire Archive
13-03-2008 15:42police under the command of inspector fox are currently at parliament square
they are trying to effect an arrest on brian haw and seize property again
INDYMEDIA - 12 March 2008. Genova: In a trial that has seen 209 victims, 392 witnesses and 23 defendants, The Bolzaneto G8 ‘Torture’ trial is finishing in a heated controversial ending.
A digital video camera was seen in the embassy's windows filming protesters, presumably to profile and punish them, either directly, if they ever returned to Syria, or by proxy, through intimidating their families back home.
13-03-2008 01:23It is estimated that over 5 million Iraqis will be denied assistance!
12-03-2008 20:11Fed up with marching from A to B?
Fed up with being horded around Central London?
Fed up with being filmed for attending a march
12-03-2008 17:34Instead of this years annual peace conference Nottingham Student Peace Movement will be hosting a Civil Liberties Conference centered around analysing and forming a response to the consistent erosion of our human rights and civil liberties in the UK and abroad.
EVERYONE GROUP REQUESTS URGENT MEETING WITH GORDON BROWN
In his latest article for the New Statesman, John Pilger reports from his homeland on Australia's hidden empire - a 'sphere of influence' that stretches from the Aboriginal slums of Sydney to East Timor and Afghanistan. The arrival of a new prime minister, Kevin Rudd, offers important continuity.
Last week we spoke with Barbara, who has worked in Nottingham's libraries for many years. In this interview she voices her anger over the decision by the City Council to introduce uniforms for library staff. More so, she talks about the ever degrading library service and the bully tactics deployed by City Council managers to keep its staff in line..
11-03-2008 13:57Blue Bicycle return popular dish to menu.
11-03-2008 13:11No Borders London has learnt that a young mother with two children, one aged about two and the other about 3 months old, were violently deported on Virgin Atlantic flight VS651 on 18/01/08 from London Heathrow to Lagos.
11-03-2008 10:21The horrific shooting of eight young people at a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem last Thursday was followed by saturation media coverage. International statesmen lined up with condemnations of the attack and condolences for the victims and their families.
10-03-2008 22:07PROPOSAL FOR THE COORDINATION OF EUROPEAN COLLECTIVES BY A CAMPAIGN OF SOLIDARITY TO THE ZAPATISTAS AND AGAINST REPRESSION IN CHIAPAS
After leaving Russian FSB detention, left activists is returned to sea by Sapporo authorities
Sapporo-Otaru. 10.03.08 – 13:00 GMT: The German left activist Dr. Martin Kraemer has been refused landing in the port of Sapporo-Otaru. He has been condemned by Japanese authorities to remain stay put on the Panama vessel BM-2, which had brought him from Sakhalin on Friday, 7th of March. “Just released from special confinement by the Russian political police FSB, it’s now the Japanese repressive forces who try to top them.
In Russia, I got kicked and received an official death threat in custody, but this is worse,” says Martin: “Today’s blow against Japanese dignity set in before I could even open my mouth in this splendid country.” The surprising decision by Japanese immigration officers was announced today after receiving central instructions at 16:00 o’clock local time (8:00 GMT). At that time, Dr. Kraemer had already spent 66 hours waiting in the port of Otaru to get landing permission.