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Anti-Asbo Demonstration

21-01-2006 15:23

Photos from today's anti-asbo demonstration in Leeds

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Suicide in Harmondsworth immigration detention centre

21-01-2006 11:33

Beretek Yohannes, a 26 yers old man from Sudan, was found hanged in the showers Thursday the 19th of January.

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Trouncing the Demon Bush Cabal

21-01-2006 02:28

Trouncing the Demon Bush Cabal

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Demolition of a Community - St Agnes Place, London

21-01-2006 01:13

George James - Community leader and Spokesman for Agnes Place
Legal support required to assist High Court action to block illegal demolition of Victorian Terrace Housing by Lambeth Council and property developers at St Agnes Place where 150 people were recently evicted and made homeless from London's oldest squatted street.

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Programa completo del FSA-Caracas 2006

21-01-2006 00:07

º He aquí las actividades del FSA, evento que surgió en respuesta a evidentes servidumbres y limitaciones del FSM convocado en los mismos días y ciudad. Para detalles sobre las razones que motivan nuestro Foro, ver

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Osama isnt Osama: when its morphing technology

20-01-2006 23:43


is the latest osama bin laden video really him? or a clever fake?

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The Other Campaign: Zapatistas Seek United Left

20-01-2006 23:28

Zapatistas tour Mexico to unite farmers and workers. EZLN to retain armed formations.

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BNP activists threaten community arts group in Coalville

20-01-2006 21:05

The annual community lantern festival in Coalville, Leicestershire was moved from just before christmas to coincide with the Chinese New Year celebrations this year. Members from the far-right British National Party (BNP) think that because of the 'removal of Christian symbolism and tradition from Christmas' it needs them to 'once again save another British tradition'.

Ever since the rescheduling of the event was announced, local members of the BNP have threatened the organisers of the community run event. Verbal abuse from people ringing up the group has become a daily occurance since the BNP posted the contact details on their website. The BNP, who claim to be the 'law and order party' recently published another article on their website inciting criminal damage, calling on people to protest the usage of the words 'white trash' in a recent episode of the TV soap serie Coronation Street. A prominent member of the party in Lincoln recently appeared in court for multiple counts of arson and criminal damage. Read article.

Links: Photos from last years lantern festival | Watch video of last years lanternfestival: [1] [2] | Stop the BNP (website full of facts and research) | Wikipedia on the BNP | Previous articles on Indymedia on the BNP

From the Notts Indymedia newswire: Lincoln BNP member in court ! | Meeting called at uni after BNP article published in student paper

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internationals against video surveillance

20-01-2006 20:55

an international grouping of activists sponsor an international day against video surveillance.

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20-01-2006 20:17

Trying George W. Bush for war crimes.

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Campaigners step up Little London anti-PFI fight

20-01-2006 20:09

Tenants and residents of Little London estate in Leeds are stepping up their fight to stop the council turning their run-down community into a PFI-gentrified no-go zone for the poor. And they are asking for the support of as many as possible in Leeds

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Protest Simon Wessely lecture 25 Jan

20-01-2006 19:37

Prof Simon Wessely is employed by the MoD and NATO and heavily backed by corporate interests to deny the reality of chronic illnesses such as ME/CFS, Gulf War Illness, Lyme Disease, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and others.
Protest WED 25 Jan 5:30pm Gresham College Holborn, London

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Illegal eviction and reoccupation of bradford squat

20-01-2006 19:19

squat in bradford evicted by police then reoccupied by squatters.

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Screening of 'The Take'

20-01-2006 13:51

"The Take"

Rex Cinema, Rupert St., Soho, London
Wednesday 15 February: 6.20 & 8.40 pm, (89 minutes).

By Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis about the 'recovered factory movement' in Argentina.

Between screenings: 7.50 pm

"An Interview with Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis" (17 minutes), documentary on the making of ‘The Take.

Speaker: representative from Zanon recovered factory, Argentina

Tickets: or 07903 584 278
£8/£6 (concessions)
Hosted by No Sweat and Argentina Solidarity Campaign

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BNP in (yet another) own goal

20-01-2006 13:25

BNP inciting criminal damage shock horror etc

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Don't Let The Far Right Censor Our Soaps.

20-01-2006 13:16

On Monday night a Character in Coronation Street used the term 'white trash' ever since then the BNP and other neo-nazi trash have been orchestrating a campaign to try and get the shows writers sacked.

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Demonstrate Anything

20-01-2006 13:15

Happening in Parliament Square this Sunday 22nd Jan

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Bin Laden to the Rescue

20-01-2006 12:57

In a desperate attempt to retrieve the tatters that is the Bush government, Bin Laden has again come to the rescue – perfect timing! Who remembers the last major announcement from the person who has done more to assist Bush than any other man on the planet? It was during the last presidential election when Bush was in desperate need of an alarmist boost.

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BNP Granada picket protected by cops

20-01-2006 12:29

15 BNP members rallied in Salford, Greater Manchester, yesterday morning (19th). They protested against an "anti-white" comment made by a Coronation Street actor in the ITV programme. Police was present to stop counter-activities.

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Singapore threatens anti-World Bank Protestors - boycott call

20-01-2006 11:33

This is a global call for action by S.M.Mohamed Idris, the President of Consumers Association of Penang and Friends of the Earth Malaysia to boycott Singapore Airlines in view of the warning issued by the Singapore government that it is prepared to cane or imprison protestors who commit "violent crimes" during the forthcoming Annual Meeting of the World Bank and IMF in September this year which will be held in Singapore.