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Anti Terrorism Bill

03-03-2005 07:54

1.Gisela Stuart MP, Edgbaston. 9.30 am 5 March 2005
Quinborne Community Centre, Ridgeacre Road, Quinton
2.Khalid Mahmmood MP, Perry Barr. 12 midday 5 March 2005
Rookery Road School, Rookery Road, Handsworth
Contact Details: Naeem Malik 07721 427690

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Sainsbury's blockade photos, Merseyside

03-03-2005 06:46

photos from events on previous post

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GM activists blockade Sainsbury's Merseyside depot

03-03-2005 06:11

At eleven o'clock last night a group of about 25 people took advantage of the beautiful clear weather to blockade the Sainsbury's depot in Haydock, Merseyside.

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Punishment Park 35th Anniversary Re-Release...

03-03-2005 03:00

Punishment Park still
Peter Watkins' extraordinary Punishment Park ("one of the most incendiary documents of radicalism ever made") to receive a UK cinema re-release...

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March 15th Noise Demo G8/ Climate Justice

03-03-2005 00:34

International energy and Environment Ministers Roundtable, meeting in London on March 15th. Pots and Pans noise demo called to be there, voice dissent.

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Massacre in Columbia

02-03-2005 22:58

On Monday 21st February members of the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado were massacred whilst in a hamlet in the countryside surrounding the community. There are multiple witness to these killings. They all state that the perpetrators were members of the Colombian Army.

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Punishment Park

02-03-2005 21:47

Punishment Park 35th Anniversary Cinema Re-Release...

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Fairtrade dinner - 9th March

02-03-2005 20:21

Join the Oxford Fairtrade Coalition for a dinner in honour of REGINA JOSEPHS, a Fairtrade banana farmer from Dominica.

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Walden Bello, Jose Maria Sison and Schisms in the Left

02-03-2005 20:19

Despite efforts by many around the world to rise above sectarianism in the face of the USA's raw imperialism, Walden Bello, a prominent critic of neo-liberalism, has launched an international distancing campaign against the Communist Party of the Philippines and the democratic sectoral movements which draw political inspiration from them. Claiming that the CPP's military wing has targeted him with a "hit list," which in fact is a mere diagram showing the international linkages of various Phillipino parties and individuals, Bello is playing a dangerous game. Included on the diagram is Bello's Akbayan parlimentary party.

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Reporters Sans Frontieres call for Sandra's release

02-03-2005 20:03

Sandra, photographed after her arrest
Reporters Sans Frontieres (Reporters without Borders) issued a statement on March 1 calling for Austrian citizen Sandra Bakutz, who has been imprisoned in Turkey since February 10, to be released.

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G8 Dissent International Networking Meeting in Germany - Report

02-03-2005 19:52

The Dissent international networking meeting was held over the weekend of 26th-27th February in Tuebingen, Germany.

Up to one hundred people from all over europe and beyond came together to continue planning protests against the G8 Summit and campaigns around the issues related to it. With people from well over 20 different countries in attendance this was a truly international event.

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Press Release for Dallas Court Demo

02-03-2005 19:35

Following the exposure of the abuse of asylum seekers in detention centres on BBC 1 at 9pm tonight, please network this press release come to the demo on 8th March. Make Tuesday a day when they cannot seize anyone for detention. Thanks.

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Stop the war, March 19th, Cambridge details

02-03-2005 19:18

Saturday, March 19th
National anti-war demonstration

Coaches leave cambridge 9.30 am Queens Road
Tickets £10 / £5

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Baghdad vs Beirut

02-03-2005 17:42

two approaches
There's the american way: bombing a country to pieces and expecting people to become obedient vassals of the US.

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P.Tatchell :Reds!-Vote Green...

02-03-2005 15:54

Peter Tatchell urges those who formerly or may still vote Labour etc to vote Green instead.

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Brazil Gov on Dot Stang murder.

02-03-2005 15:50

The Brazilian Government replies following Emails (Greenpeace) after the murder of Dorothy Stang.

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Terrorism Laws in Parliament

02-03-2005 15:05

Find out the "Terrorism" laws that have been passed this Parliament, and every vote by every MP for or against the different measures. If your MP is seeking re-election you can ask them during the campaign to explain what they have done to protect your rights.

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Immigrant abuse claims examined (BBC)

02-03-2005 13:38

The Home Office has asked to see BBC undercover evidence of alleged racism and violence by security staff at an asylum seeker detention centre.

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02-03-2005 12:35

This morning, five anti war activists were arrested inside the Irish Embassy, in a solidarity action with the Pitstop Ploughshares. See press releases below.

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The real face of United Nations and European Union

02-03-2005 12:17

Annan raises terror threats in plea for overhaul of world security system. German Foreign Minister Fischer broadly backed Annan's security reform plans and urged the United States - as the world's most powerful nation - to play a leading role. [The Canadian Press - February 13, 2005]