Last week we heard from our web hosts that the police had a court order to access the Bristol Indymedia server. We don’t know for sure, but assume that our web hosts have complied with the order and given the police this access. We consider this server to be compromised, users should assume that from this point on the Police have access to the IP address...
Our volunteers have a busy couple of weeks ahead and don’t have the time to moderate the site. We are going to turn off open publishing until at least the middle of September. We’ll then review whether we have the time and inclination to turn publishing back on. If you think this project is worth continuing and you’d like to be a moderator...
Bristol Radical Film Festival Presents the Indymedia Series MASSACRE IN VITORIA & INDIGNADOS 21st July 8pm
Jul 21, 2014
At Cube Cinema, 21st July, 8pm. 2014 sees the 75th anniversary of the end of the Spanish civil war, when a fragile democracy was allowed to be overturned by the combined forces of European Fascist regimes. Tonight, we’ll be showing two new Reel News films; Massacre in Vitoria, which tells the story of a 1976 all out indefinite strike of factory workers in the Basque Country that culminated in a general strike of the entire city, and Indignados from September 2012, which shows not only street assemblies but also the violence directed by police towards a peaceful demonstration – and why finally purging the Spanish state of fascists is still so important.
Jul 18, 2014
There will be a protest led by victimised mothers and parents at 10.30am on Monday 21 July at Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre, 2 Redcliff Street regarding forced adoption in Bristol. The aim of the protest is to make the public aware of the draconian policy of forced adoption contained in the Children and Families Act 2014 and to follow up on the ITV ‘Exposure’ documentary – ‘Don’t take my child’ – shown this week. Read this article to find out more and watch the film.
Bristol Indymedia’s revised thinking on posts promoting criminal damage.
Jun 24, 2014
Easton stands up to rip-off letting agents and tenancy fees… Friday was the first action in our community campaign to end rip-off tenancy fees and insecure renting, and we gained plenty of media coverage. Two local letting agents have agreed to attend our public meeting on 3rd July but others weren’t so friendly…