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Siege tensions eased with film show

08-07-2005 09:58

After several hours of drums and dancing from the Childrens Block, riot police were called in to support a wall of police yellow-coats. Tensions increased and things began to look ugly . In response members of the European Cretive Forum helped organise a film show for the police officers.

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A Report on the Dire Situation Of Subcontinental Barmaids

08-07-2005 08:27

This report intends to bring to your attention the plight and distress of Subcontinental Barmaids, mostly Bangladeshis, who is in need of an urgent assistance and remedial action by the relevant Government Authorities and from the NGO’s in Bangladesh.

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M9 drumming Blockade and Cow Stampede

08-07-2005 04:26

Morning on the 6th July near Stirling. We see the M9 being blockaded by radical drummers who pile trees and rocks on the road. They move on when 9 Police vans turn up at high speed. But their exit into a field of cows starts a stampede. One protester is injured by. And the farmer turns up at high speed in his 4x4 and starts to threaten the protesters with a hammer. Police then run in to arrest just about everyone including the farmer.

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Explosive interview - Stop and search techniques woefully inadequate

08-07-2005 02:04

A Bradford man explains how his stop and search was not at all thorough. If they are going to do it, then they should do it right.

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The Voices and the Violence in Auchterarder

08-07-2005 01:28

Audio No borders? Us and them?
When I began to write the day after the march in Gleneagles, it was the violence that griped my mind, that formed the words. I, unlike many of the people I spoke to on wednesday, had been drained by sight of it. I felt the moral force ebb away from our protest even as it happened, and it was my sincere wish to be somewhere else. But there are many other stories of that day, and I shall begin with them, because the worst effect of violence is that nothing else can be heard above it - no other voices find their way through. The issues are forgotten, even if the violence is short lived.

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Police operation in Auchterada

08-07-2005 01:00

Plugging the breach in the fence.
How did a small town in Perthshire end up with a name that sounds like an East German interregation centre? For a few hours on wednesday it looked like one!

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video:Police prevent journalist from documenting arrest on video

08-07-2005 00:48

There have been several accounts of police preventing the filming of arrests. One videographer described it as having been 'widespread' during the G8 summit.
This film shows one such occasion, during the Carnival of Full Enjoyment in Edinburgh 04.07.05, where the IMC journalist concerned had even shown an international press card.

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quaker blockade near A9 and A91

08-07-2005 00:46

quakers blockading by beeing chained to the car

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shameful quotes written by neocons 7/7/05

08-07-2005 00:43

more stupid people
article and picture says it all really

they say i posted some shit today -
nothing compared to these assholes

love and best wishes to all

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The Security fence comes down.

08-07-2005 00:39

The first obstacle is breached.
Symbolic it may have been but it was great to see so many people smiling and cheering for the first time in so long.

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a day in the life of a new clown recruit

08-07-2005 00:36

we love you......

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Edinburgh Vigil

08-07-2005 00:26

From 9pm, a small group gathered beside the galleries on Princes Street / The Mound to hold a vigil in support of those killed and wounded in the London bombings and in recognition of the violence of the past week.

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The G8 Alternatives march

08-07-2005 00:16

Some pics from the G8 alternatives march.

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Stirling eco-camp condolences

07-07-2005 23:59

Passing by te eco-camp in Stirling tonight we found a relatively relaxed atmosphere.
Banner condolences about the London terrorist attack were displayed at the entrance, and of course the news were on peoples minds.

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07-07-2005 23:56

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

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Three girls were released from Corton Vale Prison today...

07-07-2005 23:47

Three girls came out of prison today, the others are waiting for Court tomorrow.

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Stattfor prime suspect in London Bombing

07-07-2005 23:35

In the long tradition of news leaks, the latest results of my investigation of the London bombings as I work backwards in time to get a positive ID lock on an exact asshole

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The road to Auchtarada

07-07-2005 23:34

'Does my bum look big in this'?
The coach journey to the demo.

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glasgow street party meet 2pm commerce st bridge

07-07-2005 23:27


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Wombles targeted in Glasgow police operation

07-07-2005 23:22

It is now emerging that while the blockades were up in Stirling and the gates of Gleneagles were being breached, a huge police operation was underway in Glasgow targeting the Wombles. There will be more news on what happened on 6 July shortly, but here is today's instalment.