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Mark | 23.03.2007 15:31 | Anti-racism | Repression | Social Struggles

Now including presentation by Hands-Off Iraqi Oil at 8.30pm!!!
A night of political discussion and historical debate, at RampART Creative Social Centre, 15-17 Rampart Street, off Commercial Road, LONDON, E2

With the African Peoples' Socialist Party, Hands Off Iraqi Oil, South Asia Solidarity Group and Bolivia Solidarity Campaign.
(Live music at 10pm, featuring MC Mad Scientist).
Film-showing of “After the Storm” at 7.
Benefit for the Detainee Support Network
Food and refreshments provided

Venue: RampART Creative Social Centre
15-17 Rampart Street, off Commercial Road, LONDON, E2
Nearest Tube Whitechapel, Aldgate East, Shadwell

On the eve of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade

The end of the trade in peoples' lives was replaced by the trade in
peoples' livelihoods, through corporate globalisation and liberalisation?

Could the uniting of solidarity campaigns that challenge neoliberal advance at the cost of environmental/social collateral damage better inform us of how our activism could break through to affect radical transformation?

the evening:
7pm: Film showing of "After the Storm" (1992, Ken Fero, about the
experiences of a settled Arab community of Iraqi, Palestinian and Yemeni
children, writers, political activists and steelworkers and the pain and anger experienced by the community during the 1991 Gulf War. It examines how Arabs are attacked and despised in the media and how this is manipulated to sway public opinion in times of war).
7.45 - 8: Presentation by South Asia Solidarity Group about the 1857 Santal
uprising against the British Empire, and it's legacy, particularly in terms of the continued feudal lower-caste oppression in Bihar, and the Maoist insurgency. SASG will also give an update on the recent massacre of women and children in West Bengal, by the CPI (M) government after local people resisted the government’s enclosure of their land.
8-8.30: Presentation by Bolivia Solidarity Campaign, featuring a short film, about the Fight for Public ownership of Bolivia's mines in 2006.
8.30-9: Presentation by Hand off IraqiOil
9-onwards: Presentation followed by discussion from the African Peoples'
Socialist Party, subject: strategies of the African revolution in this current period of imperialism in crisis, the rise of the leadership of the African working class at the expense of African petty bourgeoisie and the imperialist bourgeoisie, in the context of capitalism in decay.
9.30-10: How should the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade be commemorated
10-12: Live music & soundz from Mad Scientist plus guests.

Also at rampART
Saturday 24th March 2007

Migrant Media
in association with
The Campaign to Free Tony Egbuna Ford

presents in a show of US & UK solidarity

Art & Soul

voices from death row

Fundraiser to save another innocent victim of the State of Texas

Art work from Tony Ford and other death row inmates
Film screening of the controversial US film ‘DEADLINE’
Books, Prints, Injustice music CD & Film on sale
Guest Speakers
Live Poetry Readings & Open Mic Session

Speakers will include Rachael Ford – Tony’s wife, Brenda Weinberg – Chair
of the United Families & Friends Campaign & Tippa Naphtali – founder of
the 4WardEver Campaign and cousin of Mikey Powell

There will be poetry reading of works by death row inmates

and an open mic session

(Art Display 4.30pm – 6.30pm & Film Screening & Poetry 7pm – 12midnight)

Entrance is free but donations are encouraged

Info: 07770 432 439 or 0560 271 3085



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The real Resistance

23.03.2007 16:57

This is the best monitoring exercise for the colonialists and their descendants to see who is who in opposing their privilleges around the world.

Africa's 2nd Liberation should be looking towards the Islam Umha and not towards the oppressors collective who thinks that its his/her right to be a parasite.