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war mongers in Brighton for TUC

09-09-2005 14:27

Gordon Brown and Charles Clarke are due to speak at the TUC.
anyone want to show them what we think of their repressive legislation and war mongering?

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Security State Replaces Social State

09-09-2005 14:01

"The political realm has largely uncoupled from the everyday life of people..The wheel of social development was turned back..The social state is degenerating into a security state. Governments have abandoned the existential proitection of citizens.."

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This week's SchNEWS - BOMBS AWAY

09-09-2005 13:53

Ronnie and Reggie at DSEi
"September 13-16 will see all elements of the supply chain come together at DSEi in London - from the smallest subcontractor to the largest prime. Together they will comprise the largest international showcase for defence & military aerospace technology. DSEi is the largest showcase for new and future defence technology and it is the largest exhibition for the world’s defence companies to display their land, sea and air capabilities at a single exhibition." – DSEi brochure

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The Lancet Medical Journal Attacks its Owners for Organising DSEi Arms Fair

09-09-2005 12:54

Here's the full texts from latest issue of highly respected medical journal The Lancet. Their criticism of their owners Reed Elsevier has hit the media with articles in the BBC and others:
etc etc

"The Lancet's editors and the journal's International Advisory Board were unaware of Reed Elsevier's involvement with DSEi until a few weeks ago. We are deeply troubled by this connection to the arms trade. On behalf of our readers and contributors, we respectfully ask Reed Elsevier to divest itself of all business interests that threaten human, and especially civilian, health and well-being."

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Pre-DSEi police intimidation

09-09-2005 12:41

Police stop and search, and picture taking at known squats in the run-up to DSEi arms fair

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PA Gets $50m from US, Then Calls for Terror Against US

09-09-2005 12:39

The Palestinian Authority continues to openly promote vicious anti-American hatred right after signing a deal to receive $50 million in direct aid from the US.

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DISARM DSEi Convergence Centre Location

09-09-2005 12:16

St Matthias Centre, Bullivant Street, E14 0ER.

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Latest Corporate Watch news update

09-09-2005 11:38

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Cindy Sheehan Asks: What Kind Of Extremist Will You Be?

09-09-2005 11:35

Thought you might like to see this article by Cindy Sheehan which appeared yesterday on the 'Common Dreams' website.

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09-09-2005 11:34


"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" Martin Luther King (1929-1968)

Babar Ahmad is a professional graduate born and raised in London. He was arrested by British authorities in December 2003. After intensive questioning and extensive searches of his property, he was released six days later without charge.
If substantial evidence against Babar Ahmad existed, he would have been charged

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More Indymedia woes

09-09-2005 11:01

NUJ freelance article on indy server seizures in Bristol

nb for the archive :)

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ISM under seige in Bil'in

09-09-2005 10:09

Right now (Friday 6:16 GMT) we are under siege in a house in the West Bank village of Bil'in. The siege is now entering its third hour.

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With Jails Flooded, Bus Station Fills the Void

09-09-2005 09:48

"I was hoping to get some towels to get a bath with."
"All my towels - they was used up," Mr. Thomas said. "I was hoping to get some towels to get a bath with." Another man acknowledged that he had stolen a car and protested that government officials had encouraged residents to evacuate by any means necessary.

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Reed criticised for arms link

09-09-2005 09:20

We respectfully ask Reed Elsevier to divest itself of all business interests that threaten human, and especially civilian, health and well-being.
The Lancet

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Track and chase - the new war on liberty

09-09-2005 03:33

Frightening the public
The president of the Council for Civil Liberties, Terry O'Gorman, said once in place, the laws would never be removed. "The Prime Minister said today this combined package of powers will not mean a police state," he said. "We say it very much holds the potential for that to happen."

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HLS MD whining in his disbelief re NYSE Block

09-09-2005 01:40

New York Stock Exchange boss takes reps from the Huntingdon Life Sciences animal molestor company aside and tells them that their 'moment won't be coming' prior to supposedly joining the NYSE.

HLS MD fly's back to UK 'frustrated and angry' (an understatement apparently)

One can only smirk .. How's it feeling Brian?? Like HELL we hope.

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New Orleans is an incredibly important place for Critical Resistance

08-09-2005 23:38

The militarized, brutal response towards those left behind
We are heartbroken by the devastation in a city we love -- and by the media's racist and classist portrayal of our communities, the demonization of our brothers and sisters who have been in dire straits for decades, and the militarized, brutal response towards those left behind.

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08-09-2005 23:10

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 demo in support of sacked Trade Unionist.

08-09-2005 20:57

Jerry Hicks with his supporters.
Sorry its taken a week to publish these. The demo was on Sept 1st in Bristol on a very hot day.