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The Body Shop Becomes Multinational Profit Shop

23-03-2006 11:46

UK "ethical|" ethical cosmetics company sold to L'Oreal

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Thames Path dispute.

23-03-2006 11:04

Video Artist's impression of development on hording.
Luxury flats developer allowed to continue blocking path.

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Freedom for Ahmed Saadat, the General Secretary of PFLP

23-03-2006 10:25

The Zionist Israeli State, which become reckless in its attacks and massacres against the oppressed Palestinian people by the backing of the imperialist USA, has carried out another of its ugly attacks against the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Ahmed Saadat,

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Northern Class War Organising - May 1st

23-03-2006 10:15

Utilising the Haymarket martyrs anniversary and the 80th anniversary of the start of the General Strike. Class War are inviting Northern unaffiliated anarchists and working class activists to a day long event in Doncaster - celebrating the finest rebellious working class traditions.

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Kember Free

23-03-2006 09:28


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Palestine Non-stop! (by Latuff)

23-03-2006 04:18

Palestine Non-stop
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people.

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Hacktivists Attack Philippine Government Websites

23-03-2006 03:59

Several Philippine government websites are now subjected to attacks from online hacktivists: the Office of the President, the Police and the Military. The groups responsible were the Justice League of the Internet (JLI), and the Brigada Elektronica. Hacktivists worldwide have supported the action and now the target sites have been having problems.

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Alert: B&K Universal Lab Animal Breeders

23-03-2006 02:02

"Dog number 1185 trembling struggling...trembling
nervous...struggling...1179 severe head tremors and whole body
shaking...staggering in sling, semi consciousness...1183 shaking of head,
unconsciousness....1173 closing of eyes, hind limbs splayed.."

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invitation to paris!

22-03-2006 23:35

join us in paris!

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Mobilisations in Ecuador continue. Repression increases

22-03-2006 20:01

As the protests against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US, against the contract between the Ecuadorian state and the oil company OXY, against Plan Colombia and for "life and self-determination" enter their third week, police and military repression increases in Quito and other protest areas.

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Catalan Referendum, ballot spoiling called

22-03-2006 19:54

Vote for Freedom: Vote for Catalan Independence, as the Spanish government refuses the Catalan nation its right to hold a referendum to decide its future, a campaign to spoil the ballot papers in the next referendum to grant further autonomy to the Catalan nation is called.
Every spoiled ballot will count as YES vote for the full independence and withdrawal of the Spanish army and institutions from Catalan land.

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Demo at Aerolink Wales Aerospace Event, Cardiff, 23rd March

22-03-2006 19:10

Call out for demonstration at an interantional aerospace event in Cardiff, 23rd March, 5pm

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Legal action warning to Crossrail-hole-Minister Alistair Darling re cash

22-03-2006 16:05

Contrary to the 'popular expectation' that the latest plethora of evidence of sleaze against Tony Blair's regime both as the occupant at No 10 Downing Street as well as the leader of the Blaired Party - will shame him and his regime into submission to the expectation for decency in public life, all indications point to the opposite direction. That so long as they can do it they holders of public offices will remain prone to sleaze and undemocratic and unethical behaviour.

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Body shop Day of Action - 1st April

22-03-2006 15:41

Body Shop
As most of you will know the Body Shop is to be sold to L'Oreal which will mean the loss of one of the only ethical multinational companies to two of the most un-ethical multinationals on this planet. Join us in a day of action!

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Protest Group introduces countermotions to Bayer´s stockholders` meeting

22-03-2006 15:05

The Coalition against BAYER-dangers, based in Duesseldorf/Germany, today introduced countermotions to Bayer´s annual stockholders´ meeting. The protest group will discuss the proposals within the meeting that takes place in Cologne on April 28. Several environmental groups announced to attend as well.

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ETA ceasefire full statement in english

22-03-2006 14:34

ETA decalres a permanent ceasefire

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Support political activist locked up in Belarus

22-03-2006 14:22

Enira, a girl who is about 25, has been held in custody in the KGB detention facility of Minsk since February 21th, 2006. Her crime? She simply wanted to have independent elections in Belarus. Yes, this is a crime in Belarus.

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Newswire Radio Show - Wed 22nd March - Listen Now

22-03-2006 14:12

Weekly hour long show from Indymedia Radio London with coverage of the CPE uprising in France and the global day of protest, the occupation of Iraq on the third anniversary of the illegal invasion by the US led forces, plus confessions from an economic hit man.

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ETA calls ceasefire

22-03-2006 12:48

In a statement issued to the websites Gara, Berria and Basque Radio, the terrorist organisation has announced a cessation to its armed conflict to begin on Friday.

consider this a news flash.

It is the first ceasefire for Spain since 1998
the group issued a partial ceasefire for Catalonia in 2004

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California Sued Over Diebold Voting Systems

22-03-2006 10:49

San Francisco - Some California voters and activist groups sued the state's top election official on Tuesday in an effort to reverse the certification of certain electronic voting machines made by Diebold Inc.