Tag Archives: police

Justice for Rash – police killing in Hackney

News is coming in that police officers killed a young black man in Hackney last night. See the #justiceforrash hashtag for more updates as they come in. The video of the killing is available here, if you feel you need … Continue reading

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Police killing of Yassar Yaqub in West Yorkshire brings angry response

I’ve not been able to find any first-hand accounts or anything like that of the situation, but the Bradford Telegraph & Argus has a write-up, and there’s a bit more from the BBC. I won’t link to it, but I … Continue reading

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Rotherham 12 trial: latest updates

The Rotherham 12 Defence Campaign are asking people to join them outside Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday 1 November, as that’ll be the day the defence start to make their case. The campaign blog also has some news from court … Continue reading

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Hate-filled thugs in violent rampage

Once again, I don’t really have anything particularly new or interesting to say, so here’s a collection of stories that’ve caught my eye over the last week or so. The main theme tying a lot of this stuff together is … Continue reading

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May 1886 to April 2011 – 125 years of repression

First off, apologies to anyone confused by the formatting screw-up on my previous post, which should now be fixed. That ECAP story was good, but not so good that I needed to turn my entire post into a big link … Continue reading

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Not all coppers are bastards

The title of this post isn’t really a view I ever expected to find myself expressing. To put it mildly, I am really not a fan of the fucking filth. But I have to admit that I am genuinely impressed … Continue reading

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Egypt, England, solidarity and selfishness

Obviously,  the ongoing Egyptian revolt’s pretty much the biggest story happening at the moment, but I really don’t have enough background knowledge of the situation to offer any kind of informed, original analysis of it, so if I tried to … Continue reading

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From Cornwall to Korea

News round-up: an appeal’s being circulated by the American Communist Loren Goldner for solidarity with eight Korean revolutionaries who’re facing prison time: “I don’t believe too much in the efficacy of the kind of write-in protest advocated below, but an … Continue reading

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A good start to the year

You’ve probably seen it already by now, but an early contender for the most inspiring piece of writing in 2011 is the amazing Gazan Youth Manifesto: “Fuck Hamas. Fuck Israel. Fuck Fatah. Fuck UN. Fuck UNWRA. Fuck USA! We, the … Continue reading

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Beating police repression after the student occupation/beating police censorship of the internet

Sorry about the silence of late, I intend to do a proper thinky piece later today, but it might end up being tomorrow or something, depending on how useless I end up being. First, a quick round-up of good anarcho … Continue reading

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