UK Repression Newswire Archive
22-08-2011 11:42Long-term prison resister John Bowden continues to be victimised by the State.
20-08-2011 20:16In this article, Takis sees the tremendous explosion of anger by the British underclass as part of similar recent explosions in France and Greece of the main victims of neoliberal globalisation and particularly those who have not yet been integrated into it.
20-08-2011 13:26Three follow-up comments on the London riots, drawn in part from astute comments from friends and strangers.
20-08-2011 10:47The following communiqué is not the opinion of any group or organisation, but that of the signed person only.
20-08-2011 06:41In the aftermath of the riots that swept London and other cities in England last week, the Conservative/Liberal government is actively planning the imposition of curfew powers covering wide geographical areas.
18-08-2011 06:22The state clampdown against working class youth in Britain continues unabated. On Tuesday, crown court judges in England handed down long jail sentences to two young men for posting comments on Facebook.
18-08-2011 06:20The events of the last 12 days are a warning to the working class in Britain and internationally. The state repression and right-wing hysteria unleashed in response to youth rioting in London and other cities reveal the preparations of the ruling class for police-state forms of rule.
17-08-2011 18:27Bristol police, in conjunction with the media circus, have began a repressive operation against those suspected of involvement in the recent disorder.
15-08-2011 13:25Understanding The Riots – Where Next?
14-08-2011 16:20Protest outside the home of the leader Wandsworth Council to prevent political evictions
Thursday the 18th of August 2011 at 5pm-8pm
53A St Ann's Hill Wandsworth London SW18 2EZ
14-08-2011 15:20raducción al español por debajo de
Greetings friends and comrades ! Solidarity needed against scandinavian fascism, hate and homophobia
13-08-2011 19:52First, this recurrent accusation of "materialistic" signals a broader refusal not of consumerism - with which you are well familiar and for which you cheerlead full-throated - but of the material fact of social disruption. To speak, with disdain, at the materialistic nature of these days is to speak, beneath your tongue, of a desire that people should go back to "protesting" in ways that remain representational: be counted, be seen, be ignored, go back to the places they live, remain there. It marks your horror at what it looks like for "protest" to become material, and, at that point, no longer protest.
13-08-2011 19:48Dear you all,
I fear we have nothing to say to each other.
What follows may therefore represent one half of a dialogue in the way that yelling at a jukebox made of ice does. Perhaps the sheer exertion of speaking - a certain quantity of hot air - will soften the surface a bit, but it's a pretty one-sided discussion. And it doesn't mean you can or will stop repeating the records you have been given to play, those looping phrases and evasions.
13-08-2011 07:33Magistrates’ courts in London and other cities in England are handing down the harshest possible sentences to those accused of involvement in the riots that swept across London and other cities in England earlier this week.