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More nuclear waste reached Gorleben amid protests

16-11-2006 01:20

After a rail and truck run of 58 hours through France and Germany another load of returning German nuclear waste has reached a storage hall in the northern village of Gorleben. The tenth consignment was protested and delayed many times in both countries by anti-nuclear activists and guarded by 16,000 German police with horses, dogs, helicopters and water cannon.

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Muslim student's victory against leading University

15-11-2006 22:45

Nasser Amin's long-running legal battle with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London over free speech ends in victory

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Laughing at Blair

15-11-2006 22:25

Rising Sea - Heat - and GROWING DESERTS.

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next mcr critical mass is on friday 24th november

15-11-2006 21:59

thats not this friday but the one after..

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Directions to pipeline protest & Update

15-11-2006 21:49

Despite lots of bluff and bluster, police finally left the site today! more support is needed to keep the protest site going!

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Emergency Vigil for Peace and Social Justice in Colombia: Thursday 4pm

15-11-2006 21:45


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Nightime attack at EDO

15-11-2006 21:33

EDO is a Brighton based factory , US owned, making components for use in Iraq and Palestine.

The unmanned drones which, EDO manufacture components for, have been used in the massacre in Beit Hanoun over the past weeks

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The Responsiveness of British Police to Islamic Fundamentalism

15-11-2006 21:09

While the British Metropolitan police were quick to raid Safa Einollahi's house and suspect him for "terrorist" activities, or shoot Jean-Charles Menendez, the innocent Brazilian, five times in the head, they seem to be some what more lethargic in moving against the real threats against this country.

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Iran executes another gay man.....

15-11-2006 16:20

News posted on -Nov 15th...

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Cardiff castle keep Occupied

15-11-2006 14:29

A number of activists have occupied the keep of cardiff castle.

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New terror warnings issued to justify policies of war and repression

15-11-2006 10:47

The overwhelming popular opposition to the Iraq war manifested in the US elections and the resulting weakening of the Bush administration have raised concerns in Britain’s ruling circles. There is fear that the anti-war and anti-Bush vote in America might become a catalyst for popular opposition in Britain to the crisis-ridden Blair government and its policies of war abroad and attacks on working class living standards and democratic rights at home.

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Al-Jazeera English TV starts broadcasts midday today

15-11-2006 09:00

A new TV station, Al-Jazeera in English, is set to finally begin broadcasting today. It was originally due to launch in 2005 and the service will initially provide just twelve hours coverage each day but is expected to switch to 24/7 hour service in the new year.

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Rupert Murdock clarifies Rulership

15-11-2006 04:24

Not too long ago Rupert Murdock would have trounced anyone in his media group for letting the ‘cat out of the bag’ (stating plain truth). It was therefore with jaw-dropping amazement that a local Australian audience listened to Murdock plainly state that we should not allow a particular administration to affect our attitude to the United States. “Administrations come and go”, he said, inferring REAL POWER, which Murdock represents, continues unaffected by the whims of democratic process!

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Blackpool demonstration against the BNP conference

15-11-2006 03:58

North West Region UAF together with Blackpool Fylde and Wyre TUC have called a demonstration against the British National Party holding their badly-named Annual Conference in Blackpool.

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Unions Fight Own Members!

15-11-2006 01:18

Officials from the TGWU, Amicus and the GMB are backing the Jaguar car company rather than their own members in a pay dispute!

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Massacre in Chiapas:6 Women,3 Men, 2 Children, Assassinated in Lacandona Jungle

15-11-2006 00:54

Massacre in Chiapas: Six Women, Three Men, Two Children, Assassinated in Montes Azules
mexico for a holiday, drugs and rockanroll, WHO is behind all this? for how long?

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14-11-2006 23:58

the pipeline protestors at trebanos in south wales have been told they are to be evicted from their home (inside the approx. 5ft diameter pipe) at 8 o'clock tommorrow morning (wednesday morning!)

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Protest @ Mexican Embassy - 6pm - Mon 20th Nov - Solidarity with Oaxaca!

14-11-2006 18:39

Please FWD this callout!




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This Weeks SchNEWS - Goin' Under - A Drop Of Strewth In An Ocean Of Bullshit

14-11-2006 18:13

NEXT 100 YEARS - Mass Extinction, Bush Fires, Severe Drought
A look at climate change and the protests against it in Australia and beyond.

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14-11-2006 17:31

On Monday 30th October their was a demonstration outside the Mexican embassy, on george street central london, against the appalling atrocities being perpetrated in Oaxaca. See, and for information and reports about the brutal repression.