UK Repression Newswire Archive
22-05-2008 13:46This is a summary of other legislations being now used to repress free assembly and political protest in the UK, apart from the one contained under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Sections 128-138 and 145-149)
22-05-2008 11:13FBI agents who witnessed the torture of detainees at the US prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba created what they called a “war crimes” file documenting what they had seen, according to a report released Tuesday by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
22-05-2008 07:45University of Sussex Student Union has backed the five Sussex students that have been denied legal aid by Brighton magistrates court. The five, part of a group of seven on trial, were denied legal aid on the basis that as students they are "intelligent enough to represent themselves".
21-05-2008 22:36Starting at 6:00am today houses, flats and storerooms belonging to animal rights activists were raided and the inhabitants arrested all across Austria. In several cases activists were woken by armed police and brutally handcuffed. They could only look on helplessly as their homes and possesions were ransacked by police.
21-05-2008 22:04PRESS RELEASE: TUESDAY 20TH MAY 20008
21-05-2008 13:42PRESS RELEASE
Nottingham University Students and Staff Express Serious Concerns about Recent Use of the Terrorism Act on Campus and Demand Academic Freedom
21-05-2008 13:36...since the early morning hours, houses, flats and storage rooms of austrian animal rights activists have been raided and some of them where arrested. The police forced some people with weapons and handcuffed others while searching the building and rooms.
21-05-2008 12:02The idea of an ID roadshow is, believe it or not, not a jest.
21-05-2008 09:12“There is a huge number of [secret prisoners] being held in Iraq, and one of the intriguing aspects of this that doesn’t get much reporting is that the US is bringing people into Iraq from elsewhere to hold them there, simply because that keeps [the media and lawyers] away from the prisoners so they can’t get any sort of legal rights,” reports British attorney Clive Stafford Smith.
First published at: http://plattitude.blogspot.com/2008/05/what-ct-eh.html
19-05-2008 23:28Our friend and fellow Sequani activist Sean Kirtley was remanded and awaits sentencing in relation to the 18 week Sequani trial and Operation Tornado.
19-05-2008 22:34SUNDAY 29th JUNE -LONDON & MANCHESTER
Calling all individuals, clowns, groups, journalists, first aiders, legal support, cameras & filmmakers: come along and show your disgust at 'celebrating' a nation built on war, terror and ethnic cleansing. Let's see the thousands who supported the people of Tibet also show their solidarity with the people of Palestine. End all occupations!
of corruption which has prevented aid have appalling repurcussions
for the people of Burma/Myanmar.
Issues unlooked at generally in msm,are those relating to gender and
Lawlessness. The women at http://www.isiswomen.org are covering
reportage on gender violence in disaster aftermath this month.
18-05-2008 19:23anonymous communique (rough translation):