UK Repression Newswire Archive
17-12-2009 21:31In solidarity with all those arrested in Copenhagen at the Climate Summit, 10.30 am tomorrow, Friday December 18th, delivery of petition, "Release Tadzio Mueller and the other climate prisoners!"
To read and sign petition, see here: http://www.petitiononline.com/Tadzio/petition.html
The Danish Embassy is at 55 Sloane Street, London, SW1X 9SR.
17-12-2009 20:54Nottingham blogger ncclols is told by Council lawyers to stop causing 'distress'
17-12-2009 20:19On December 11, 2009, the Berlin District Court decided that the Free Workers' Union Berlin (FAU-B) could no longer call itself a union or grassroots union. This is the culmination of a series of attempts by the Neue Babylon Berlin GmbH to legally hogtie the strongest and most active form of workers' representation in the company.
17-12-2009 16:16Police found it difficult at times to contain hundreds of people in the detention cages, having to resort to dogs and pepper spray. They will now face a legal challenge. But is this the new style for the policing of European summits?
17-12-2009 10:05Whilst the police and CPS response to enforcing the Hunting Act 2004 has been anaemic at best there is a bottomless pit of resources when it comes to soothing the collective fevered brow of the hunting fraternity. Apparently it is now an offence to actually do the police's job for them and try and gather evidence of unlawful hunting.
17-12-2009 04:16Arthur Kemp, the third highest-ranking member of the British National Party, is accused of years of unspeakable, sadistic abuse of his children, according to an interview with his family published earlier this month in the United States.
16-12-2009 20:43The following Open Letter was drafted by Turbulence: Ideas for Movement. Please sign here: http://www.PetitionOnline.com/Tadzio/petition.html
15-12-2009 21:00There are regular charter flights from UK to Kabul, usually every Tuesday, this for instance is the 'usual' Tuesday run picking up a few Afghans in France.
15-12-2009 13:42Tens of thousands of demonstrators who assembled in Copenhagen on Saturday to peacefully demand serious measures by the United Nations Climate Conference (COP15) to address the global warming crisis were confronted by masses of riot police, who cordoned off a section of the march and arbitrarily arrested nearly 1,000 people.
Casini disputes that: "No to illiberal measures, laws are already there"
Maroni: "New rules on marches and sites" The proposals under consideration Thursday of the CDM
ROME - On Thursday, the Council of Ministers will consider new, stricter rules on demonstrations and on the Internet. This was announced by Interior Minister Roberto Maroni, speaking of "the most appropriate and urgent measures" to which it is conceivable that the government act by decree. The holder of the Interior Ministry has also informed that the Executive is considering the possibility of extending the rules to public demonstrations against the violence in stadiums.
15-12-2009 00:31The Royal Society for the Arts (the RSA, correctly title 'The Royal Society for the encouragment of the Arts, Manufacture and Commerce') fosters 'resilient communities'. The Lancashire Resilience Forum is a private body, does not come under Freedom of Information, yet is chaired by the Superintendent of Police.
14-12-2009 23:55For the second day in a row, the police have used pepperspray against the inmates in the climate prison in Valby. Climate activists smashed the cages and used benches to break cell doors open. The police are sending out daily press-releases with the latest news about the many arrests in connection with the protests against the COP15 summit, but some stories never go further than the police’s leadership and are left out of the official accounts.
below is the actual text on indymedia denmark:
solidarity to those suffering police abuse.
14-12-2009 13:08Call out for demo outside Danish embassy on Thursday 17th., sloane street @ 16.00
In solidarity with Ntac and all arrested in Cph.
Dresscode : BLACK !!!!
Mood : PISSED OFF ( what else )
Spread the word.
14-12-2009 13:05Do you know anyone taking part in COP 15 protests in Copenhagen who may have been subject to mass arrest? 968 arrested Saturday, 250+ Sunday ??? today...