UK Repression Newswire Archive
16-05-2010 09:35Here is a clip of how a demonstration of a few hundred Kurdish people from Turkey marched to the Turkey/Iran border trying to cross over to join the strike in the Kurdish province in Iran yesterday 13 May.
16-05-2010 09:00Renata Zelazna is a Polish anarchist and vegan that has been studying and living in Holland. She is also spent some time living in Brighton, UK.
15-05-2010 07:24I was curious as to why large public demonstrations, such as May 1st in Parliament Square, were not reported by the mainstream media.
14-05-2010 15:15[2010-05-10] Farzad Kamangar: EI Outrage at Iranian Teacher’s Execution
Education International is deeply troubled to hear reports that Iranian teacher trade unionist Farzad Kamangar was among five people who were summarily executed in secret on 9 May.
14-05-2010 12:44Once post 9/11 hysteria in the U.S. subsided Americans began to reflect on what happened that day and since. Our collective sense of national pride was renewed helping to make us stronger. We realized how precious our freedoms and liberties were. We became more vigilant over anything that threatened our way of life and culture. In the face of tragedy we pulled together.
The 2010 campaign has drawn to a close, and it’s time to distill my experiences after registering hundreds of miles by land, sea, and air crisscrossing the country as a party-list candidate.
political protest; especially when it concerns protest against Israel.
The severity of the sentences passed on demonstrators outside the Israeli
Embassy during the bombing of Gaza is unprecedented. Charges of racist
conduct against demonstrators in Scotland have been rejected by the courts.
13-05-2010 19:15On Sunday May 9, the Islamic regime of Iran committed another savage crime and executed five political prisoners.
12-05-2010 21:49Amnesty International today condemned the executions in Iran of four Kurdish political activists and another Iranian man, all convicted of “moharebeh” (enmity against God)”. The four Kurds – Farzad Kamangar, Ali Heydarian, Farhad Vakili, Shirin Alam-Holi - along with Mehdi Eslamian, were hanged on Sunday, 9 May at Evin prison in Tehran.
English callout and previous info here:
11-05-2010 22:02A view of whats going down in Athens
11-05-2010 19:50A well known anarchist activist (of the canine kind), known as 'S@ns Papiers' , sadly passed away after dying of natural causes, following childbirth. She was founder of a group known as the Bl@ck Dogs, co-members were her puppies.
Not on the agenda of discussions to form the next British government are issues such as shifting the burden of taxation on to the wealthy so as to fund badly needed public services and job creation; or bringing the financial oligarchy under democratic control by nationalising banks; or immediate cessation of British involvement with the US and other NATO forces in criminal wars being waged in three foreign countries – Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan.
10-05-2010 19:18“We love the Earth; we work it, care for it, and protect it. For this reason, we are ready to defend it all costs.”
09-05-2010 19:24Grenades made by the Chemring group ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemring) used in recent protests in Athens and Thessaloniki, not just tear gas used, also some kind of fragmentation grenade, and noise grenades made by Chemring scum ( http://athens.indymedia.org/front.php3?lang=el&article_id=1166657).
09-05-2010 18:20Despite campaign and efforts by International Trade Union Confederation and other progressive groups which were published here
Islamic regime showed its brutality against humanity and complete lack of respect for international obligations.
08-05-2010 21:40Thur 13 May 2010, 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW (near Anglican cathedral)
Talk arranged by Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC) with Mick Napier, chair of Scottish PSC, Joanne Gilmore of University of Manchester Department of Law and Yasmin Ali, Gaza Demonstration Support Group.