Category Archives: detention

Protest Sri Lanka Detention

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Buzz Coupland

Douglas ‘Buzz’ Coupland’s new novel, ‘Generation A’, takes as its premise the disappearance of bees, much discussed in the press in the wake of hive collapse. The tale is told in an unfolding multi-part personal/police statement/autobiography mode. It works mostly … Continue reading

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Scouting Shame NYT.

“‘There is no document of civilization that is not simultaneously a document of barbarism‘” (Benjamin p. vii) A photograph of five young Americans in combat gear beside a ‘Homeland Security’ bus graces the front page of the New York Times … Continue reading

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Theatre-Border

Slowly the form of our meeting in Berlin has been taking shape, via disparate (and desperate?) emails, haphazardly. That will no doubt continue, but I think it good to gather it together here (in dialogic form): John: I’ve no idea … Continue reading

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Free Lex Wotton – Australian Injustice (International Actions)

Free Lex Wotton: Aboriginal Political Prisoner International Day of Solidarity London Rally 12 noon Thursday November 6th Australia House, Strand, WC2B 4LA On October 24th an all white jury found Lex Wotton, an Aboriginal man from Palm Island, guilty of … Continue reading

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Raja Petra Kamaruddin given two-year ISA detention order

Detention without trial, the Internal Security Act raises its very ugly head again in Malaysia.  GERAKAN MANSUHKAN ISA ISA Updates: 23 September 2008 Raja Petra Kamaruddin, editor of the popular political blog, Malaysia Today, today (23 September 2008) received a … Continue reading

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Police Detention facilities in Southwark, Walworth Rd and Peckham

Our good friends at the Institute of Race Relations provided a link to this report recently released by the HM Inspectorate on Police Detention facilities in Southwark, Walworth Rd and Peckham. It condemns the condition of the holding cells (used … Continue reading

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