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Auchterarder Diary & Video Diary from a marcher on BBC News website

07-07-2005 07:56

Contains a link to some more good independent reportage from a member of the BBC's UK interactive panel - good and reasonably accurate - and some of my own comments and reflections on march events and the accuracy of mainstream media reporting surrounding it.

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Police Protecting Sheraton, Edinburgh

07-07-2005 07:40

7th July, Police employ similar tactics as yesterday around Sheraton Grande Hotel on Lothian Road, where G8 delagates are being housed.

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Weir pumps in Glasgow being blockaded now

07-07-2005 07:16

Weir pumps, who are up to their eyeballs in Iraqi oil shenanigans, are being blockaded now by a peaceful group of protesters who are locked-on across the entrance.

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Sydney, Australia : G8 solidarity action

07-07-2005 07:04

Sydney people will gather for a G8 solidarity action tommorow, winding through the streets in a climate criminal carnivale highlight the corporate polluters ending with a party at a secret location.

It is also a warm up for the big mobilisation planned for August 30 at the iconic Sydney Opera House where the annual Forbes Global CEO conference will be held.

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Tigris dam dams Assur

07-07-2005 06:41

The Iraqi government is building a dam which will obliterate the capital of the ancient Assyrian empire

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G8 Prisoner Support

07-07-2005 06:26

For the missing persons helpline call: 0131 208 0767
For the Legal team: 07704265843 / 0845 223 5258
For the Trauma Support team: 07962406940

If you have any more information, please contact the above phone numbers
as we and the legal team are still trying to get a definitive list of the
names of people who have been remanded.

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G8 Blockades - preliminary info

07-07-2005 06:24


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Update on Kansas City anti-G8 protests

07-07-2005 05:37

A protest march against the G8 and capitalism was held tonight in Kansas City by anarchists, labor activists, and people from around the Midwest.

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eco-camp in stirling surround by the police

07-07-2005 04:46

eco-camp in stirling blocked by the police.

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South Bristol Anarchists Storm Blair's Flats

06-07-2005 23:28

Militants, The South Bristol Anarchists, stormed Tony Blair's luxury apartments in Bristol today in support of Black Bloc G8 actions in Scotland.

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Solidarityactions: Bern,Hannover,Heidelberg,Lugano

06-07-2005 23:18

Solidarity actions and other actions to inform about the G8 summit took place in various places round the continent today.

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06-07-2005 22:43

To be the Antichrist, you don't have to be smart, you just have to be evil.

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06-07-2005 22:31

The Center For Consumer Freedom have several websites (,, etc..) and runs commercials to inform and protect us from "the growing fraternity of food cops, health care enforcers, militant activists, meddling bureaucrats, and violent radicals" but are in fact a fake front for corporate America and FOX news that want us to buy their products (oh and die from diabetes, cancer, heart disease and liver failure.)

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06-07-2005 22:27

we all assembeled outside the city gallerey, with banners placards, loudhailers ect.........

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G8 'Kids Blocl Blockade, Wednesday 6th

06-07-2005 22:24

Here there are two photos of the Gleneagles blockade by the 'Kids Block' and their supporters, which included a batallion of the CIRCA, a samba band, around 30 vehicles including a double deck bus, and about 300 protestors.

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Bobbies defended The Empire

06-07-2005 22:12

Defending The Empire
Strangely appropriate images of riot police at G8 blockades early on Wednesday neat Stirling.

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Blockade actions early morning Wednesday at the G8

06-07-2005 22:05

Protestors making their way toward the M9
Demonstrators attempt to disrupt the G8 meeting by blockading motorway near Stirling.

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Comments From People On The HoriZone Site

06-07-2005 22:04

To counter any nonsense being published about Horizone being full of violent nutters who don't have a political understanding - here is some comments from people on the site

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Arrests of youth made on Princes St.

06-07-2005 22:02

First arrest on Princes St.
Police arrest local youths on Princes St.

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Geldof declares African empowerment and representation "not important"

06-07-2005 22:01

Today, Bob Geldof finally put on the record what many development campaigners have suspected for a while - namely that the empowerment of African people to represent themselves and solve their own problems, rather than relying on rich, guilt-ridden celebrities to save them, is not important to him.