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Antifascist movement in Germany discussion + lecture

07-12-2006 12:46

There will be a discussion and lecutre about the Antifascist movement in Germany on friday 8th of decembre 6:30 at mooreen social centre

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John Reid on AI concerns over 'failed' refugees and benefits.

07-12-2006 12:32

Home Sec John Reid replies to an Amnesty Intl camapign letter regarding the removal of benefits from so-called failed asylum seekers.

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House of Lords Harmondsworth Debate

07-12-2006 12:20

Discussion in the House of Lords of the shocking report into Harmondsworth IRC, which sparked off a riot. Intriguing piece of info - the Home Office got £5M back from the folk who trun the Centre because of unspecified contractual failures.

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Manchester Demo Against Deportations and Repression in Ethiopia

07-12-2006 10:15

About 40 people, mainly from Manchester's Ethiopian community, joined a protest against all deportations in particualr highlighting repression in Ethiopia

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07-12-2006 08:15

In response to George Monbiots article criticizing sport and its impact on climate change.,,1931174,00.html

We don't have support Premiership football - check out your grassroots football local team.

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All men are responsible for stopping male violence against women

07-12-2006 05:18

All men, both violent and non violent are responsible for stopping male violence against women because globally, men as a group hold more power than women.

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AUDIO spanish Brian Haw

07-12-2006 04:53

Interview in spanish/english to Brian Haw, pacifist living and acting in front of the British Parliament

Entrevista en español/inglés con este pacifista
que puede ser expulsado de Parliament Square el próximo lunes día 11 de diciembre

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Con Coughlin, the Daily Telegraph & the ongoing business of conning the British

06-12-2006 23:26

On the 13th November, the British Prime Minister made a series of remarks aimed at wooing Iran and Syria to help the Middle East Peace Process and solve the Iraqi crisis. The following day, in response, the right wing and conservative British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, ran two different but related stories.

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Private cab drivers want same rights as bus and black cab drivers

06-12-2006 23:11

Private cabs are often used by people with disabilities and people who can't afford black cabs, yet drivers aren't allowed to stop in red routes and use bus lanes. This means that people with disabilities, etc, can't easily be taken to their front doors, etc, or the front doors of the places they're trying to get to. You can do all that if you can afford a black cab, though. Is this fair?

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Protest against sacking of JJB Sports rep!

06-12-2006 19:03

Following a successful strike by workers at JJB Sport's warehouse in Wigan, the company is trying to sack GMB rep Chris Riley. The No Sweat campaign is organising a protest against this and in solidarity with Chris this Sunday in Shepherd's Bush.

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Support the Zapatistas? Speak Spanish & English? PLEASE read on....

06-12-2006 16:54

>>>Please FWD this callout >>>



// If yes, PLEASE donate a little time to help the UK Chiapas
Solidarity network....

Please email us at edinchiapaS(at) - thanks!

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Asylum From Rape Bulletin October/November 2006

06-12-2006 16:31

Our Asylum from Rape Project provides self-help support services to rape survivors seeking asylum. We offer help and referrals, welcome volunteers and provide guidance to organisations on how to meet women’s needs.

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OutRage!: Iraq death squads target gays

06-12-2006 16:28

Gay rights group news release with evidence of Iraqi death squads attacks on lgbt people in Iraq.(see also the story in the current Pink Paper-front page...The article on p10 above the continuation of this story in PP has Home Office minister Ian McCartney pledging to tackle homophobia wordlwide. Yeah right, bet he won't do much about this.....

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Omri Evron, a very dignified Israeli (by Latuff)

06-12-2006 16:27

Refusenik Omri Evron
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Israeli refuseniks, who refuse the order to fight IsraHell's war of agression against Palestinians.

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Who do you have to kill to get an invite?

06-12-2006 13:49

Halloween is a complex tradition, and different people choose to celebrate it in different ways, but this year in darkest Westminster there were some particularly spooky events, and an unusual array of ghouls.

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Brad Will's murderers freed for lack of evidence- Reporter San Frontiers

06-12-2006 13:01

Two suspects in cameraman Brad Will's murder freed for lack of evidence.

Reporters Without Borders voiced outrage today on learning of the release of Abel Santiago Zárate, the official in charge of public security in Santa Lucia del Camino (in Oaxaca state), and his bodyguard, Orlando Manuel Aguilar Coello, who had been arrested on suspicion of firing the shots that killed Indymedia cameraman Brad Will during a protest against Oaxaca's governor on 27 October.

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Please ask your MEPs not to trash rainforests for biofuels

06-12-2006 12:58

A crucial vote in the European Parliament could decide the future of many millions of hectares of rainforests. Biofuelwatch support demands made by many NGOs across Europe and also in the South that rainforests, local communities and other countries' environments must not be sacrificed to grow fuel for our cars. Please help by writing to your MEP this week.

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Police seize journalists phone records

06-12-2006 11:25

Apparently it took police 7 months to confess to this

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Sack Parliament defendants' meeting @ LARC 6pm 11th Dec

06-12-2006 11:20

LDMG (Legal Defence & Monitoring Group) will be hosting a defendants' meeting for anyone arrested or reported to the CPS for the 9th October 'Sack Parliament' actions, as most people arrested are bailed to return to Charing Cross police station on the 11th December. The meeting will be the same day from 6pm at LARC, 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel, London E1 1ES. If you are unable to come to this meeting and have not had any contact with LDMG already please email us

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No Justice - video of deaths in custody march

06-12-2006 10:28

Every year for the last nine years, on the last saturday of October, there has been a gathering in London of the friends and family of those who have been killed while in the custody of the state and it's employees....