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Support Chelsea Gerlach! Support Environmental Prisoners!

24-01-2006 06:22

There has been an extensive wave of repression against activists in the USA. 11 people are being accused of being involved with the underground movements of the Animal & Earth Liberation Fronts. Already this has lead to one death in custody - it is crucial that we support these people in detention, right now! They are facing 65 serious criminal charges, facing possible multiple life sentences, for crimes which didn't hurt anyone.

Please, we urge you, get informed and involved immediately!

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Iran: Glasgow activists gather to discuss possible plan of action

24-01-2006 02:53

Thursday, 19 January 2006.

As the White House continues to ratchet up the fear factor on Iran’s alleged nuclear capabilities, a small but motivated group of peace campaigners met in Partick Burgh Hall, Glasgow to discuss a response to the unfolding diplomatic crisis.

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24-01-2006 02:52

An extract from Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers: the book by former MI5 agents Annie Machon and David Shayler.

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Broken Borders, International Smuggling

24-01-2006 01:58

The disintegration of "global order" depicted here put a smile on my face. This being a Newsweek article, of course it has the standard Establishment spin on it, so please take with a grain of salt...

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The Colombian Army exterminates the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado

24-01-2006 01:32

murdered by columbian army
Edilberto Vasquez peace community member mutilated by the Columbian army.

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Vigil in memory of Bereket Yohannes

24-01-2006 01:22

A vigil in memory of Bereket Yohannes will be held at 12 noon this coming Sunday 29th January outside Harmondsworth detention centre, on the A4 on the north edge of Heathrow Airport, west London.
Bereket Yohannes, a 26 year-old-man from Eritrea, was found hanged in the showers in Hamondsworth Immigration Removal Centre at around 5.25 last Thursday the 19th January 2006.

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Video - when is a demonstration not a demonstration?

24-01-2006 00:30

This video was one of two short films made during a video activism gathering held at the rampART social centre.

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Multinational Chains on Mill Rd

23-01-2006 21:42

A campaign has started to ask people to boycott the multinational chains on Mill Rd. Prompted by the recent opening of Pizza Hut and Chicken Cottage, a group of Romsey and Petersfield residents have been talking to shopkeepers, leafleting shoppers on Mill Rd and pushing leaflets through front doors in the area.

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Parklife Occupy Government Office

23-01-2006 20:41

Latest from 'Camp Bling' , Southend on Sea's anti-road widening protest camp

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Offshoring Your Claim

23-01-2006 20:35

Well it had to come as they`ve out-sourced the primeminsterial job to America, they are know thinking about out-sourcing the civil service to overseas contracters.

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Harder, faster, louder - manic weekend at the Commonplace social centre

23-01-2006 19:30

This weekend at the Commonplace social centre in Leeds promises to be kerrazee with three days of jam-packed fun, frollicks and politics.

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The Proposed Iranian Oil Bourse

23-01-2006 18:48

The proposed Iranian Oil Bourse will accelerate the fall of the American Empire.

(This new article from provokes useful questions regarding Blair's 'special lapdog relationship' behavior, and why the U.K. didn't join the Euro. It also implies that the invasion of Iran will begin before March 20th, 2006.)

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Suicide of Bereket Yohannes at Harmondsworth Immigration Detention Centre

23-01-2006 18:41

In Memory of Bereket Yohannes born Eritrea 1980

- died in Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre Thursday 19th January 2006

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Improve Not Remove: Anti-PFI campaigners picket Leeds City Council

23-01-2006 17:55

The latest stage in what is starting to look like a powerful grassroots campaign to stop the Comprehensive Regeneration Option (the PFI project) to demolish, rebuild and gentrify their council estate.

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Taser’s don’t kill, Excited Delirium does!

23-01-2006 17:44

Dr. Charles Wetli
Taser International, the Scottsdale Arizona manufacturer of the extremely controversial “X26 Advanced Taser” electro-muscular-disruption “stun” gun was thrown a bone last week; abet one they may still choke on.

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Video from Guantanamo Bay demo, sat 21st

23-01-2006 17:16

This video was one of two short films made as part of a quick turn-around video editing workshop that took place during a video activism gathering held at the rampART social centre.

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Leeds anti-asbo demonstration - full report and more pictures

23-01-2006 16:56

A report of Saturday's anti-asbo action and details on the next organising meeting.

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Anti-Social Housing for £1.5 MILLION

23-01-2006 16:45

Yours for just a million and a half quid!
Cambridge City Council has allowed a private developer to buy its way out of a legal obligation to include a proportion of 'affordable' housing in any new housing project. This cost the company just two million pounds and they've just sold ONE of their flats for £1.5 Million!

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Peter Sandy cleared by Standards Board

23-01-2006 16:44

Rushmoor councillor and community activist Peter Sandy has been cleared by the Standards Board for England of the malicious charges brought against him by the borough chief executive Andrew Lloyd.

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Rushmoor Private Landlords Forum – January 2006

23-01-2006 16:42

The Rotten Borough of Rushmoor recently hosted an evening for private landlords under the slogan 'Let's work together'.
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