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Stop the deportation of Zimbabwean asylum seekers

29-07-2005 12:23

Zimbabwe Solidarity Gathering
9.30am Tuesday 4 August 2005
High Court
The Strand
London WC2

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VICTORY for Brian Haw!

29-07-2005 11:30

Bad day for Warmonger Blair!
Parliament protester wins battle

A man who has held a four-year anti-war protest outside Parliament, has won a legal battle to continue his vigil.

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Iraqi children raped in Abu Ghraib

29-07-2005 11:28

Seymour Hersh says the US government has videotapes of boys being sodomized at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

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Witnesses sought to Tube shooting

29-07-2005 11:20

Investigators have been appealing for witnesses to the shooting dead by police of a Brazilian man mistaken for a suicide bomber at Stockwell station.

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Women In Black in Black and White: Exhibition

29-07-2005 09:39

A photographic exhibition about the WiB movement opens next week..

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Jean Charles de Menezes Friday 29 July 5.30pm Family Vigil@Parliament Square

29-07-2005 09:26

Jean Charles ( 7.1.78-22.7.05) Murdered by the police at Stockwell station on Friday 22 July 2005 the Menezes family call upon the people of London to join them remembering Jean Charles.

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Campesino Leader Assassinated in Catatumbo, Norte de Santander

29-07-2005 09:24

The National Agrarian Co-ordination (CNA) and the undersigned organisations denounce to national and international public opinion the assassination of
JOSE TRINIDAD TORRES MUNOZ, who was a member of the CNA national committee, and activist in several local community organisations.

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29-07-2005 08:52

Putney Library, South London: Ashes and charred fragments of antipodean newsprint are all that remain of a copy of "The Australian" newspaper, ignited last night, shortly after 7pm, in an apparent arson attack. Library staff have not ruled out a connection with Al Qaeda.

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NATO – claims of information deficit are false

29-07-2005 08:46

NATO passed information would not bring any or not very meaning-full additional value in terrorism denial explains Socialist Finland Security Police Head Seppo Nevala.

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29-07-2005 06:08

Portrait: 3/4/1675 John Bunyan, Vanity Fair
Justice Action and Prison Action & Reform are not satisfied with the review and will present an independent report to Parliament in August, based upon interviews with prisoners, prison staff and concerned community members.

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Time for a push on cycling

29-07-2005 03:44

In the wake of the London bombings there seems to be an increase in cycling. Let's not loose momentum on this as at this time there should be increased establishment and business support.

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Balsall Heath's tornado devastation overlooked by mainstream media

29-07-2005 03:24

Birchwood Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham
This afternoon July 28th 2005, without warning between 2:30 and 3:00 pm, a freak tornado raging at 136 miles an hour struck South Birmingham. The devastation pictured below resembles an earthquake or a series of bomb blasts. Within a couple of miles radius thousands of people have been made homeless and have been evacuated from their homes.

So many roofs and parts of roofs are missing. If there's any rain tomorrow or in the next few days and possibly weeks ceilings will collapse and people's possessions will be damaged. Urgent action needs to be taken to ensure repairs are carried out as quickly as possible. There is structural damage to hundreds of homes in the area.

Local resident Dave said, "This is a disaster zone! No amount of regeneration funding can help, it will be too late. Damage will escalate in the B12 area of Birmingham, unless immediate action is taken. Both economically, socially, spiritually this disaster may spoil all the community cohesion that exists already. Direct Government action is needed!'

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London "Suicide Bomber": Cross-Examining the Witness

29-07-2005 01:57

London "Suicide Bomber": Cross-Examining the Witness
by Mark Faulk

Okay, first of all there's this guy.......Richard Jones, 61, of Berkshire. And then there', there's.....well, there's these two girls who told someone at some hospital that they saw a guy "blow up". Names? NO, we didn't get THEIR names, or their stories, and we don't actually HAVE any other witnesses......but we've got Richard Jones!


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28-07-2005 23:43

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, Cuba, and Russia.

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Bristol Dissent news/info

28-07-2005 23:36

News & info from the Bristol Dissent group in post-G8 mode...

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Charter deportations with "Asylum Airways"

28-07-2005 22:25

EU charter deportation from London and Paris, 26 July 2005.
On 26th of July 2005 40 people were deported with a charter deportation from London and Paris to Kabul, Afghansitan. The G5, the five biggest EU states started their plans of joint deportations, the so called "Asylum Airways".

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We Got...............?

28-07-2005 22:04

It seems to me there are a lot of uses for armed police in our city, but shootings in our streets and kids carrying guns as fashion accessories do not warrant such police being readily available to stop these crimes, but a young fellow un-armed harming nobody and the whole cavalry come out to play !

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IRA Statement

28-07-2005 21:35

"The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann has formally ordered an end to the armed campaign. This will take effect from 4pm this afternoon."

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S.O.S. from Venice,Italy

28-07-2005 20:25

Nothing can be more exasperating then the realization that nefarious financial interests are wrecking the environment with the false excuse of saving it.

This global tendency applies also to the lagoon city of Venice.
More and more Venetians suspect these days the four billion dollar project to ‘Save Venice’ from flooding is padding certain pockets while leaving their city to sink deeper into its lagoon.

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Anti-vivisection demo, Oxford, 23 Jul - the speakers

28-07-2005 19:20

The compere (didn't catch his name sorry)
Photos of the speakers at the Freedom rally in Oxford, 23rd July 2005. See report and more pics at