UK Repression Newswire Archive
06-08-2008 02:50Police mounted an outrageous terror attack on the camp in the early hours of Wednesday 6th, sounding sirens, circling their helicopter over the site, cutting the flood lighting, then deploying van loads of tooled-up riot cops at the gates in the darkness and getting them to number off and yell 'get up, get up' into the camp....
05-08-2008 17:28Call for global solidarity against repression in South Korea. South Korean government has issued arrest warrants against leaders of the country's union leaders for calling a general strike.
05-08-2008 15:11Across the country local councils are committing highway robbery, robbing people blind with unlawful traffic and parking schemes.
04-08-2008 17:34The Scottish government has awarded the next census contract to CACI, a corporation responsible for torture in Iraq. This corporation is not only being sued by Iraqi survivors, but was even condemned by the official US army investigation. This gestapo-like corporation will soon be legally demanding the personal details of all Scots, so one more reason not to fill in the census.
04-08-2008 14:12Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files,” reports on the explosive developments during last week’s judicial review, in the British high court, of the case of British resident and torture victim Binyam Mohamed, imprisoned in Guantánamo and facing a trial by Military Commission.
As they start a prison sentence, pictures of their work are to be exhibited in a New York art gallery. So are they vandals or frustrated artists?
myspace page explaining more www.myspace.com/supportdpm
Petition to present at appeal to try and get reduced sentences here http://www.gopetition.co.uk/petitions/graffiti-artists.html
04-08-2008 08:44This year's Climate Camp in the UK is against a proposed new highly polluting, coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent, at at time when the Government is pretending to be 'green'.
04-08-2008 08:13Climate Camp main gate duty meets and repels a van load of police at 5am
Craig Murray, former ambassador to Uzbekistan, is threatened again with libel action to prevent the publication of his new book.
In this book, Murray plans to expose the methods of mercenary commander Tim Spicer, one of those who has made a fortune with supplying his private, unaccountable army, to Iraq. [Fuck the War action]
04-08-2008 05:37Shortly after 5am this morning, police mounted an operation at the climate camp.
03-08-2008 19:49The day started and ended with rain but for the most part was sunny, dry but windy. Most of the neighborhoods have their infrastructure pretty sorted and kitchen serving food. The media 'village' now has it's full complement of structures and although some are literally held up with bits of string, it's looking good despite being two days behind schedule. Everything is running behind thanks to continuing vindictive obstruction by the police.
03-08-2008 18:45A legal observer convicted in February of obstructing a police officer in the course of a stop and search outside Downing Street will have his appeal heard at Southwark Crown Court in London on Thursday (7 August). The incident occurred during a peaceful vigil and blockade of Downing Street in memory of victims of the arms trade held last September, while arms dealers and other war criminals gathered in east London for an international arms fair.
03-08-2008 12:17Based on his own statements, delivered repeatedly and consistently over the years, Barack Obama promises to be another in a long line of imperial American presidents, dedicated to the maintenance of U.S. hegemony by any means necessary.