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Massive western moral voice : 'Don't nuke Iran'

04-05-2006 00:21

Don't nuke Iran
[This action alert has gone to Greenpeace supporters worldwide and thus forwarded on to this writer indirectly]

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25.000 innocent people detained .../you have the newspapers you deserve

04-05-2006 00:19

While the racist lobby makes such a big fuss about a few ' foreign criminals' being let on the loose - and gets huge media attention, around 25.000 innocent men, women and children are detained in immigration removal centres - high security prisons in all but in name. Around 15.000 are deported every year, often to countries deemed too dangerous for Brithsh citiziens to travel to. Many are torture and rape survivors. What is the real scandal?

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Bradford Students sit-in to support lecturers

03-05-2006 23:40

Following recent announcements that AUT/NATFHE lecturers who refuse to mark exams will be subjected to a pay cut of 25%, around 75 students at University of Bradford occupied the corridor outside the vice-chancellor's office. With lots of Samba and a discussion with the pro-VC, a meeting between AUT, Uni and Students Union reps was agreed.

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Bush's CIA Pensioners Confess their Lies

03-05-2006 23:37

The war against Iraq was resolved as a policy. The US administration was only interested in secret servcie information that supported this policy.. Information that did not fit the long resolved war strategy was consciously ignored. .Regime change was central.

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film of a mayday socpa challenge

03-05-2006 21:45

on mayday police mounted a huge operation to control 10 brave protestors who entered the socpa zone armed with just one blank banner. this is a short comic film of the event.

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WIPO Broadcasting Treaty

03-05-2006 21:19

WIPO Broadcasting Treaty Contains Unsupported Webcasting and “Digital Locks”

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Video of anti-nuclear demo

03-05-2006 21:11

On Saturday 29th March, the 20th
aniversary of Chernobyl was commemorated with a procession through the city centre to Cross St
Chapel, where talks about nuclear power were held.

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Government’s new proposals for mental health law

03-05-2006 21:10

The Government has decided to keep the present Mental Health Act 1983, making a raft of new changes by asking Parliament to amend the Act.

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Nottingham's April Critical Mass and Bike About :: The Pictures

03-05-2006 21:10

Nottingham's April Critical Mass and Bike About :: The Pictures

Setting out from the usual meeting place [Outside the Savoy Cinema on Derby Road, meet at 5.30pm]

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World Press Freedom Day 3 May

03-05-2006 21:01

Throughout the world, 3 May serves as an occasion to inform the public of violations of the right to freedom of expression and as a reminder that many journalists brave death or jail to bring people their daily news.

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Freedom for Bahar Kimyongür - No Extradition to Turkey No European Collaboration

03-05-2006 19:54

Bahar Kimyongür, spokesman of the DHKC Information Bureau in Brussels and one of the defendants in the “DHKC-trial” in Belgian Brugge, was arrested in Holland in the night from 27th to 28th of April, after the Dutch police stopped him in a car together with another person, approximately 40 kilometres from Amsterdam.

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IMC at London's Mayday and More Demo Pics.

03-05-2006 18:34

IMC presence in the Autonomous Bloc 1 ...
Indymedia was present in the streets of London on MayDay by joining the Autonomous Bloc during the main demonstration. Later in the afternoon, Indymedia London activists set up a Public Access Point at the Square Social Centre, so people coming back from the different events that took place during the day could upload their own reports, pics and videos straight into the Indymedia websites.

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Far left is helpless to stop the rise of the BNP

03-05-2006 18:15

Anarchists, socialists, communists, social democrats and liberals do not seem to grasp the issues fuelling the rise of the BNP among the white working class.

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Judge Doubts Moussaoui's Claims About 9/11

03-05-2006 17:52

The judge knows that a "confession", gained after years of detention, does not make up for the lack of actual evidence against the man, and that supports the Government's Conspiracy Theory.

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More Pictures of May Day weekend Crticial Mass and Demo

03-05-2006 16:47

Cticial Mass setting off...
Here, (finally!) are some more images from Saturday's May Day Weekend Demonstration and Critical Mass Bike ride.

I'd taken nearly 200 photos, which is why it's taken this long to sift through them!

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Join the 5th International Conference against Disapperances

03-05-2006 16:37

ICAD has been struggling against disappearances of the opposition by the government or governments for the last 10 years. As part of this Struggle 4 conferences (Turkey 1996, Colombia 1997, Philippines 1999 and Germany 2002) have been organised.

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Protesters back Mapuche hunger strikers

03-05-2006 16:30

Protest outside the Chilean embassy in London
from tomorrow's (2006-5-4) morning star

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SOAS Students take on SODEXHO

03-05-2006 16:18

Students at the London School of Oriental and African Studies are campaigning in solidarity with refugees, against their canteen, which is currently run by SODEXHO, the company which also runs Harmondsworth detention centre.

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Steven Colbert: The Real Issue Is The Media's Utter Failure

03-05-2006 16:16

Steve Colbert did not make any jokes about George W. Bush. He simply told the truth about Bush. The joke however was on the so called “journalists” of this nation. The target of Mr. Colbert’s comedy routine was our media, not George W. Bush.

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The country that wouldn't grow up

03-05-2006 16:08

Current debates within Israel and the world Jewish community about the harmful effects of militant Zionist Extremism show that this relatively young nation may be coming into its own, and finally addressing the faults of its past.

If this trend continues, we could actually see Zionist rule replaced with a truly representative form of Government, which would place peace, and the welfare of ordinary Israelis, ahead of what this narrow, supremacist ideology regards as "winning".

There is hope for the young state yet.