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Parliament Square - Study of the Right to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

08-08-2005 00:14

This article contains reference material and legal background to the right to freedom of peaceful assembly.

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Parliament Square Protest

07-08-2005 19:58

Mr Haw
About 100 protestors and enough police to look after a football match!

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Palestine at the Festival!

07-08-2005 18:57

This is a short account with 9 photos of the cavalcade at the start of the Edinburgh fringe festival in which the DabkaTroupe from Nablus, Palestine took part.

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On Terrorism and the State

07-08-2005 18:51

It amazes me, after what we've witnessed throughout our collective history, how effective a tool this is to the State Apparati.

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Parliament Square Demockracy

07-08-2005 17:12

defiant arrestee
this afternoon police arrested another five protestors under draconian new legislation that bans any protest not agreed with police in advance. the ban applies to just one or more people in a large exclusion zone around parliament and government buildings. a prospective protestor is supposed to apply to police a week before the demo, and they have the right to ban the protest, or enforce all sorts of restrictions on it without any independent judge, effectively giving them political power over citizens in this area.

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Parliament protests still go ahead

07-08-2005 16:25

Protestors unfurl banner on the green outside parliament
Around 100 people demonstrated outside the Houses of Parliament for two hours. Five people were arrested as police tried to enforce the new law preventing assembly outside the building.

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07-08-2005 15:51

Video of arrests in Parliament Square today.

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"Shame on you" cries crowd as police arrest 5

07-08-2005 15:46

Protestors assemble with banner
"Shame on you, shame on you..." chanted the crowd as police arrested 5 in Parliament Square today.

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Dave Howard and Others Arrested in Parliament Square

07-08-2005 14:31

I was at Parliament Sq and I witnessed a young man being arrested and he gave his name as Dave Howard - I think.

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07-08-2005 14:02

3 going down
Robin has told JC about the 100,000 people Phoney has murdered in the name of TERROR

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'Respect' for the dead? Not when it's Robin Cook!!!

07-08-2005 13:01

I am disgusted - though not surprised - by the incredible hypocrisy of Respect's statement on the death of Robin Cook. .

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General strike has spread all Kurdish cities in Iran

07-08-2005 12:57

The Iranian Government has unleashed unprecedented attack on Kurdish People
in different cities of Kurdistan , by murdering and committing of atrocities, massive
arrests. Now, an unannounced curfew is governing in all parts of the Iranian

Majority of Kurdish people in Kurdistan of Iran has joined the today 07/08/05 General strike.

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Cook resigns for ever from Blair's bellicose bunch

07-08-2005 12:56

Cook: "History will be astonished at the diplomatic miscalculations that led so quickly to the disintegration of that powerful coalition."

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Tribute to Robin Cook - a principled advocate of peace

07-08-2005 10:00

A tribute to Robin Cook
Can we have one positive tibute to Robin on Indymedia??

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Report from the Occupied Territories, Friday, 5 August 2005

07-08-2005 04:10

Bil'in, where peaceful demonstration are brutally dispersed by the Occupation Army, is a victim of the infamous Apatheid Wall, that takes away 60% of its agricultural lands.

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Free Download, Canadian Anarchist Folk Music

07-08-2005 02:15

I am anarchist folk singer Joey Only here in Vancouver British Columbia. I'm inviting you to my website to download my music for free. Mostly these are political stories about events here in Canada.

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Liverpool, London, Leeds, Nottingham, Oxford+Glasgow - TESCO worker Solidarity

06-08-2005 23:33

Protesting outside TESCO Liverpool city centre
Run down and report back from all solidarity pickets in England and Scotland supporting the Dublin-based TESCO Temps Defence Committee and their demands - see and for more info on the struggle.

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LIVERPOOL - Polish workers solidarity picket with TESCO Temps Defence Committee

06-08-2005 23:07

Liverpool TESCO Picket
Polish TGWU members and former agency workers held solidarity picket in Liverpool city centre with sacked Polish workers in Dublin and the demands of the Ireland-based TESCO Temps Defence Committee. Separate picket-protests took place in Oxford, Glasgow, London Leeds and Nottingham. Full compilation report to come shortly.

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Bristle mag (Bristol) summer flyer

06-08-2005 22:01

Bristle magazine ( is the southwest’s longest running, independent, collectively produced, anarchist magazine. It’s origins date back to 1998 and are strongly linked to the establishment of the Kebele social centre, in Easton, Bristol.

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Blair admits Illegality of Iraq Invasion ?

06-08-2005 21:56

PM's press conference 05 August 2005 - has the PM has made an admission, at least an implicit admission, that UK troops invaded Iraq illegally ?