UK Repression Newswire Archive
29-08-2009 15:36This is happening right now (14pm greek time): Refugees detained in Pagani have broken the locks of the gates and are out in the yard, so still inside Pagani. They refuse to get back into their cells and demand their immediate release. Outside are 50 noborders and counting. We’ll keep you updated.
The passion for freedom is stronger than any prison!
28-08-2009 18:46In 2006 Brighton arms maker EDO MBM and Sussex Police failed to get a permanent High Court injunction that would control protests at EDO MBM due to
the lack of legal justification and the abuse of the legal process by the company. It cost EDO MBM over $1 million.
Now Sussex Police internal minutes from Jan 2009 reveal they plan an even stricter ban on protest activities at the factory with the use of an anti-social behaviour 'Disperal Order'.
27-08-2009 15:00The Greek government could not ignore anymore the massive movement formed in solidarity with innocent detainee Theodoros Iliopoulos and set him free at last!
26-08-2009 18:10A brief look at some of the reasons why Climate Camp's so important, and some of the dangers it faces.
Just this morning 15 cops entered the Pashtun jungle and photographed migrants. They had the map with red dots marked on them.
They also dismanteled one shelter in the palestinian/arabic speaking squat claiming that the migrants had stolen the pallets from a truck.
24-08-2009 20:00The Metropolitan Police has hired a firm of consultants (6 consulting) to help it monitor social networking sites, especially around social protest and police public image..
A few different articles cut n pasted and discussed below, plus some publicity info on Radian 6 monitoring software.
Please demand the release of these activists.
A sample letter, addresses, and statements by Nigerien and international rights groups are below.
Further links to background material follows sample letter and statements.
24-08-2009 10:16A recent report released by Statewatch has highlighted the direction in which EU-wide policymaking is likely to heading until the middle of the next decade. The full article here contains a press release from the European Civil Liberties Network which breaks down the 60-page report into something less lengthy. The major themes are massively increased surveillance, tighter social control, and a harsher border regime. It is stated within the report, 'The Shape of Things To Come' by Tony Bunyan, that funding for 'security' in the EU's 2007-2012 financial plan is set to increase by 968%.
24-08-2009 09:36Last Thursday, the Camp for Climate Action Police Liaison Team spoke at a "briefing afternoon", at the Metropolitan Police's Training Centre in Gravesend. Why did they do this, and what on Earth could they possibly say to the police? Simon Stanley was at the scene...
24-08-2009 06:54[This briefing if for general information only and must not be construed as a substantive legal explanation of HC 321. Please note, NCADC will not respond to any queries on HC321. If you think any of the information below affects you or members of your family, you must seek expert legal advice.]
23-08-2009 14:58Many arrests, one jungle destroyed and re-established, and riot police chased off...Read on for details about the past week in Calais.
23-08-2009 11:04According to the reports which have been published about the Islamic Republic's prisons, demonstrators arrested in the recent uprisings, particularly those in Kahrizak prison, have been raped in group, and banes and guards have put them under the worst medieval tortures. Many of the detainees, female or male, have died in rape rooms because they have been repeatedly raped and group raped and due to rupture of uterus or rectum and internal bleeding.