case (Statewatch terrorist lists site, updated
9 January 2007)
The Danish association Opror
(Rebellion) was founded to defy both national anti-terrorism
legislation and the political paradigm underlying the so-called
war on terror. It has now been charged with terrorist
fund raising and is awaiting prosecution in 2007. See Rebellion
in Denmark, an overview
- October 2004: Rebellion
publicly transferred substantial funds to the Popular Front for
the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Revolutionary Armed
Forces of Colombia (FARC).
- April 2005: Rebellion
issues international appeal to organisations in the EU encouraging
them to join it in its defiance of European anti-terrorist legislation
and the terrorist list of the European Union: appeal
- August 2005: 'Rebellion
charged with breaching of 114a(2) of the Danish criminal code
by allegedly supporting "groups having the intent of committing
terrorist acts": report
- August 2005: Copenhagen Magistrates
Court ordered the removal of Rebellions international
appeal from its homepage.
- October 2005: High Court (Landsret)
upholds decision to censor 'Rebellion' website. This is now being
appealed by Rebellion to the Supreme Court (Hoejesteret)
- February 2006: Police authorities
remove the international appeal from the websites of the parliamentary
party Red-Green Alliance, of the left daily newspaper Arbejderen,
and of a socialist youth group.
- April 2006: Board of Appeal
of Danish Supreme Court declares admissible appeal against decision
to censor 'Rebellion' website: report
- October 2006: Danish minister
of justice confirms prosecution of 'Rebellion' under anti-terrorist
laws will go ahead: report
- November 2006: Copenhagen International
Conference: Anti-terrorism legislation, political rights and
international solidarity Saturday 18 November 2006: declaration
Foor more information, see 'Rebellion website'
See also: "Arbitrary"
EU anti-terrorist laws tested by Swedish Young Left on
another "illegal" donation to the PLFP. No charges
were brought by the Swedish authorities.