UK Repression Newswire Archive
11-02-2010 19:04London Detainee Solidarity Network is calling for people to ring Serco Offender
Management and the centre manager of Yarls Wood tomorrow, Friday 12th February, from 10am-midday to express support for the hunger strikers and disgust at their treatment by Serco's guards.
On 7th February 2010, 8 peace activists entered the Brussels Holiday Fair and impersonated flight attendants of the Israeli airline company El Al. They handed out fake free plane tickets to Israel, which referred to the fact that El Al contributes to the transport of arms to the country.
Wherever a coup d'etat, a colored revolution or a regime change favorable to US interests occurs, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and its flow of dollars is there.
10-02-2010 20:42After the xenophobic security law and the special ethnic regulations in Roma settlements, the government is about to introduce the “residence permit by point-system”. This is a serious violation of human rights that must be immediately stigmatized and corrected by the international political and legal institutions.
London Basque Solidarity Campaign would like to invite you to the 3rd
International week of Solidarity with the Basque Country. With different events In the SOAS (13-02-10) and the Goldsmiths College (16-02-10).
10-02-2010 13:57The Islamic Human Rights Commission today released a damning report of the policing of the Gaza demonstrations in December 08 and January 09.
10-02-2010 03:44In 1989 Catherine Austin Fitts became Assistant Secretary for Housing in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She began to notice money was not properly tracked as it moved between different HUD departments and there was a lack of proper accounting mechanisms to deal with discrepancies in revenue indicated fraud at an alarming level.  She attempted to put in place some credible financial tracking mechanisms to identify where the money was going and to identify the responsible individuals and HUD departments, but after 18 months on the job she was suddenly fired by the Bush administration. Fitts was told the day after she left that her financial reforms through ‘place-based financial accounting and statements’ would also be terminated.
10-02-2010 01:55The local council has banned youth clubs from hosting legal graffiti art walls in the latest attack on the basic right of freedom of expression. A petition has been launched against this draconian assault, and further action may follow.
10-02-2010 01:44This is a personal perspective on the opening of the Hangar Kronsdadt and does not reflect the views of everyone involved
09-02-2010 08:46Facebook is yet again courting controversy, this time by threatening the imminent removal of a group of almost 250,000 breastfeeding advocates - on the charge that their breastfeeding photos are sexual.
09-02-2010 02:08A PUBLIC MEETING At : The Sumac Social Center Nottingham
MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY At 7.30PM
Speaker: AMEENA SALEEM, Recently Returned From the Convoy to Gaza
Addr. 243 Gladstone Street NG7 6HX
Disabled access on Beech Ave(73) with door at street level: Web: http://www.veggies.org.uk/suma/map.html
08-02-2010 17:51Check out the live audio from the Reclaim Power COP15 day of action live radio broadcast...
08-02-2010 17:34Last night the magistrates court next to the bus station in the middle of bristol was attacked. all the reachable windows were smashed out and spray paint messages left on the walls "fuck the law not the poor!"
08-02-2010 17:11Over 100 Students occupy the main conference room at the University of Sussex in protest against ill-advised and shortsighted proposed cuts to the university. After a demonstration attended by over 300 staff and students, with speeches from Simon Burgess Labour candidate for Brighton and Kemp Town, Tom Hickey of the UCU National Executive, Paul Cecil President of the UCU Sussex branch, Jon Mason of Unison and Pat Hawkes of Brighton and Hove City Council, students at Sussex University have occupied the main conference centre of Falmer Campus