UK Repression Newswire Archive
05-07-2009 14:30From July 6th L’aquila will host the most cynical G8 summit in the history.
05-07-2009 12:58Well, well, the wife of the upcoming MI6”boss” really respects the democratic ideas and open public admin! Its unusual to se the wife of such a “civil servant” reveals that kind of info. But, but, WHAT is her motive? Has Sir John Sawers been out with another woman and getting some thing” on the side”? And the Facebook uploading of the private photos of Lady Shelley Sawers of her family, her husband etc. is it a kind of revenge on her side?
4th July, 2009 - Gaza City, Gaza Strip
Natalie Abou Shakra, UK, and Jenny Linnell, UK, two International Solidarity Movement activists who came to Gaza as part of the Free Gaza Movement voyages, both British nationals, were prevented from exiting the Gaza Strip via the Rafah Crossing on the 28th of June, 2009 by the Egyptian border authorities. In addition to having special coordination by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) based on the request of the British Embassy in Cairo, Natalie and Jenny were given approval to pass through the Crossing on the 9th of June, prior to an official opening, by a call from the office of Mr. Yasser Othman from the MFA. Nevertheless, on the 10th of June, they were returned back by the mukhabarat (intelligence services) at the Crossing demanding they both return back when the Crossing officially opens.
04-07-2009 23:35Here's another threat to our Civil Liberties, Baroness O'Cathain (Tory) has proposed an amendment to the Coronors and Justice Bill to outlaw "Extreme Writings"!
It starts "(1) It is an offence for a person to be in possession of extreme pornographic writing."
03-07-2009 04:52TO: All progressive and pro-human rights individuals and organisations
The protest document that follows has been signed by a number of people. The names of a selection are appended. We invite all those who identify with this protest to add their names to the petition. You can do so on the following websites:
http://www.iran-bulletin.org , or, http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/iran-protest/
02-07-2009 23:15SWIPP (Solidarity With Iranian People's Protests) urges you to take the following actions.
Audio from the meeting of the The London Campaign to support the North West 10, foreign students who were arrested under Terror Laws and most of whom are now in prison, despite there being no evidence against them, met at the Khalili Lecture theatre at SOAS on Thursday 2nd July.
Speakers included Tariq Mehmood, one of the 'Bradford 12', Gareth Peirce - Human Rights Solicitor, Dorothy Wright of UCU, Asim Qureshi of Cage Prisoners and Rizwan Sabir, arrested with Hicham Yezza at Nottingham University.
02-07-2009 16:22City of London Police suggest to his family that Ian Tomlinson may have been killed by an imposter!
02-07-2009 14:56Let's nominate an activist for one of these awards
02-07-2009 12:54Jack Straw, the justice minister (now) is doing some 'soap box' drama in Brighton in Windsor street next to the Earth and Stars pub.
Few unexpected hecklers down ther. Please go and support.