UK Repression Newswire Archive
12-06-2008 16:52Department of Justice Fails to Appeal Dismissal
Kurtz Speaks about Four-Year Ordeal
Buffalo, NY--Dr. Steven Kurtz, a Professor of Visual Studies at SUNY at Buffalo and co-founder of the award-winning art and theater group Critical Art Ensemble, has been cleared of all charges of mail and wire fraud.
12-06-2008 15:54Since the 21st of June 2008 the animal rights movement sees itself confronted with an incomparable wave of repression! In the early morning armed units of the special force WEGA 23 raided apartments and offices of animal liberators in Vienna, Graz, Tirol and Kärnten.
12-06-2008 15:21anonymous communique (translation):
12-06-2008 09:54Daniel McGowan has been moved to the Columbia County Jail in Portage,
Wisconsin. The reasoning for his move is unknown, but could be related to
an as yet to be convened grand jury in nearby Madison.
12-06-2008 09:03In another confirmation of the criminal character of Washington’s handling of so-called “enemy combatants,” a “Standard Operating Procedure” manual has come to light that explicitly instructs US interrogators at the American prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba to destroy contemporaneous records of their interrogations.
11-06-2008 23:41WARN Press Release: Serious Implications for Freedom of the Net and Civil Rights as Activist Jailed for 4 ½ Years
For immediate release: June 11th 2008
11-06-2008 22:07Now is the time for ALL activists to either get off facebook or to be very careful about the information they put up.
The Police are officially, openly, using facebook.
Capital, Culture, Power: Criminalisation and Resistance
2-4 July, 2008
President, on the nomination of Barack Obama as the Democratic Party's
Presidential Candidate in 2008
attended the recent Bilderberg conference in Virginia. This speculation arose
when Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton sneaked off for a secretive meeting
while in Virginia. As the AP reported, "Reporters traveling with Obama sensed
something might be happening between the pair when they arrived at Dulles
International Airport after an event in Northern Virginia and Obama was not
aboard the airplane. Asked at the time about the Illinois senator's
whereabouts, [Obama spokesman Robert] Gibbs smiled and declined to comment."
11-06-2008 12:37This is a link to a piece on NYC indymedia.
The original links and backround are at : http://www.indymedia.ie/article/84640
Dr Kurtz was charged under the Patriot Act in 2004 with bio-terrorism,
after sending material to Dr Ferrell which formed part of their dialogue
with modernity/biotech and art expression.
11-06-2008 11:38The film the police tried to ban...
11-06-2008 09:03Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files,” introduces a new report, by legal action charity Reprieve, detailing the rendition and torture of British resident Binyam Mohamed, who faces a trial by Military Commission in Guantánamo.
10-06-2008 20:49BBC News have interviewed Rizwaan Sabir about the pending vote on extending the time for which police can hold people without charge.
The victory of Berlusconi has nothing to do with the 'exotic' nature of Italians, or with political left or right but everything with mediaconcentrations that can fall in the wrong hands.
Who or what controls the European media?
10-06-2008 11:56The Board of the Vegan Society is deeply concerned about the arrest and detention without charge on 21st May 2008 of members of our sister organisation the Austrian Vegan Society and similar groups.
We understand that those arrested have now been interned for a further four weeks, see article - https://publish.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/06/400469.html