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Jack must stay! Being gay is not a crime

09-07-2007 17:34

Hi my name is Jack Monday Ikegwu, I am opening this profile to raise awareness to help fight the criminalisation of homosexuals in Nigeria. Please read my story.

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Radio interview with Ramona Africa and Fred Riley from MOVE

09-07-2007 17:30


During their UK speaking tour of Birmingham, MOVE Minister of Communication Ramona Africa and long term MOVE supporter Fred Riley were interviewed by Sammi as part of his 'Face the Nation' show on Unity FM. Unity FM is a Muslim community radio station that was keen to interview MOVE, whereas the mainstream media chose to ignore the plight of the MOVE 9 and death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Curiouser and Curiouser: St Athan Military Academy and the Future of Wales

09-07-2007 16:58

Around 40 activists from across Wales met on Sat. 7 July at the Temple of Peace in Cardiff to plan a campaign against the building of a new military academy at St Athan. The vast, privately-owned training school will be run by a consortium ‘Metrix’, with partners including arms manufacturers Raytheon and the Open University. Plans for the academy have been welcomed by all the major political parties in Wales, and by Wales TUC.

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Camberwell Squatted Centre: Under immediate threat!!! Meeting tonight!!

09-07-2007 16:20

Our old poster
The Camberwell Squatted Centre has seen its court date brought forward to TUESDAY 10th JULY placing the Centre under danger of eviction in the very near future. How can you help?

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Turkey poised for attack on 'Kurdistan'! What will the US response be?

09-07-2007 15:38

An article that looks at the links between the US Neo Cons and the Turkish military. As Turkey builds up its troops on the border of N.Iraq, the US line is 'The Three Wise Monkey's' policy of look the other way. What are the economic links between the Neo Cons and the Turkish military?

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NO Volverán - new film on the Venezuelan Revolution

09-07-2007 15:37

From the makers of the Hands Off Venezuela film 'Solidarity', and the Sanitarios Maracay short film series, comes 'No Volverán - The Venezuelan Revolution Now', an exciting feature length documentary about the Venezuelan Revolution. FREE screening and Question and Answer session with the directors.

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Corporate Limited Liability Conference 20th & 21st July

09-07-2007 14:24

Conference in London analysing and challenging the core of corporate capitalism.... "For some time now, the rapid rise of corporate power under the auspices of a neoliberal policy-agenda with global reach has been controversial. The conference will seek discussion and answers to questions such as: Is limited liability the key to 'power without responsibility' for giant corporations .... ?"

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Hevallo actively supports the Kurdish struggle in Turkey

09-07-2007 13:37

It is shocking at a time when the psychological warfare and criminalisation of the Kurdish struggle in Turkey is at its highest, that there are not a lot of sites/blogs in English, that give uptodate information from a Kurdish perspective and challenge the label of 'terrorist' and 'terror' that is so readily accepted by the Western governments. Hevallo tries to do that. Please help by linking with Hevallo and circulating this sites address widely and actively challenge Turkish psycho ops!

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No more DESO

09-07-2007 13:25

DESO, the government department for funding and lobbying for the UK arms industry, is to be scrapped.

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Rossport Update

09-07-2007 12:52

Peat extraction completed in preperation for building of refinery. Construction starting imminenetly

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US Middle East Wars: Social Opposition and Political Impotence

09-07-2007 12:35

Everywhere I visit from Copenhagen to Istanbul, Patagonia to Mexico City, journalists and academics, trade unionists and businesspeople, as well as ordinary citizens, inevitably ask me why the US public tolerates the killing of over a million Iraqis over the last two decades, and thousands of Afghans since 2001?

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No Border Camp Benefit London July 21st

09-07-2007 09:30

No Border Camp Benefit
From 19th to 24th September 07 we will gather at Gatwick Airport for the first No Border Camp in the UK. This camp will be a chance to work together to try and stop the building of a new detention centre, and to gather ideas for how to build up the fight against the system of migration controls.

On Saturday July 21st we organise a day of workshops and a benefit gig in Chat's Palace, Hackney.

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Leeds Support For John Bowden - Friday 13th July

09-07-2007 09:14

Show your support for prisoner John Bowden as part of the International Day of solidarity in support of him and the Anarchist Black Cross. The Common Place, 12-3pm, Friday 13th July.

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Cops Whitewash Complaint

09-07-2007 09:07

In an internal professional misconduct investigation, led by the Assistant Chief Constable, Sussex Police have concluded that allegations against a local peace group contained in a letter from Chief Superintendent Kevin Moore published in The Argus last year were inaccurate but have controversially rejected the other complaints made against them.

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G8: A tale of two victories?

09-07-2007 08:55

The following article, by Tadzio Mueller and Kriss Sol was first published on

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The Blair Legacy: What did the British Expect?

09-07-2007 08:00

Why is there such anguish over Blair's legacy? Labour in power serve the same interests as the conservatives and Blair was part of that tradition.

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Difficulties of translating Guy Debord

09-07-2007 04:34

Find Guy Debord hard to understand? Maybe it's the translation you are reading!

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Reuters on U.S.Security Exchange Commission Chairman Chris Cox's Terrorist List

09-07-2007 02:17

Note that one of the first incidents that occured upon Christopher Cox becoming SEC Chair was that the San Francisco SEC office sent subpeonas to business journalists,including Dow Jones only real and award winning penny stock fraud investigator Carol Remond,all who were criticising the false naked shorting claim that Cox ands SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins and a number of scammy websites mentioned in this post have at some point promoted or aided and abetted.Yes,even the SEC Chairman Christopher 'Naked Shorts' Cox has been aiding U.S. penny stock fraud used offshore for money laundering by international criminals and the CIA who gives him a monthly 'briefing' !

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UK terrorism (part 3) by Latuff

09-07-2007 01:16

UK terrorism, part 3
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.