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African Development Projects Call for Solidarity, Not Charity

12-10-2007 00:13

The All African People's Development and Empowerment Project is an African-led, communitiy based iniative, building electrical, water purification and other types of infrastructure throughout the African world. The project envisions improved conditions, sustainability and true economic independence for African people.

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Iran, the Decider, and the Enablers

11-10-2007 23:27

The dates can only be guessed. November for the triggering incident, December for the trip to the U.N., February for the ultimatum, perhaps March again for the strikes. The repetition would suit his taste for boyish acts of defiance.

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BIA raids in Soho London Today

11-10-2007 22:49

More than thirty people were arrested and detained in raids by the Borders and Immigration Agency and the Metropolitan Police on 5 restaurants in the Soho area of London this afternoon.

This is the latest episode in the Home Office's escalating war on migrant workers in Britain's capital, which sees as many as 60 raids on workplaces a week. Liam Byrne, the Immigration Minister repeats in the press release his boast that his department manages to deport a migrant worker or refugee from the UK every 8 minutes.

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Dragonflies with a byte: new spy insects being used to surveil antiwar protests

11-10-2007 22:28

Spy “Insect”
Yesterdays Flashpoints discussed the spy bugs that are being deployed at anti-war protests across the US with Dick Becker, International ANSWER Coalition and Ian Thompson, attorney and co-coordinator of ANSWER:

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What's wrong with Stop the War Campaign?

11-10-2007 21:41

Some reactions to the Not One More Death demo

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Sheffield Guantanamo Protest 11th October

11-10-2007 20:29

Some photos of the regular protest against the Guantanamo Bay Camp X-Ray held on the 11th of every month in Sheffield.

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Rogo Livorno. A Symbol of the Racist Italy that persecutes the Gypsies

11-10-2007 20:23

Newsweek has published an article about the persecution the Italian authorities (with the complicity of the media) is carrying out against the Roma and Sinti people. Gruppo EveryOne, Opera Nomadi, Circolo Pasolini and a few other groups are leading a difficult campaign for the lives and rights of these minorities, and against the increasing racism that is ruthlessly killing innocent men, women and children.

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New South West rave forum

11-10-2007 18:19

Here is a new rave culture forum for the southwest-covering all aspects of rave

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Indymedia Exhibition.

11-10-2007 17:24

Indymedia London Exhibition Flyer
Starting in London and then moving to other venues.

Opening October 30th.

Text the contact numbers if know of a suitable space that is free and accessible. Or if you wish to organise something. Anywhere in the UK or Europe considered.

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A letter from Meltem Avcil, aged 14 behind the Wire at Yarl's Wood

11-10-2007 16:29

In August 2007 the immigration came for us again in the morning at 7 o'clock. My friends were sleeping in our house. As soon as my mom opened door they rushed in. They do that to all families but can't they think why do they have to come in the morning? Sometimes they awake small babies from their hot bed! Even sometimes they get teenagers to think y future is down. They said to us to be quick, they were shouting in our ears. One time they lead my friends away with out her saying bye to me! How do they feel that I'm never going to see her again?

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Animal day in Leeds, report

11-10-2007 16:17

What happened and where the money went.

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Post workers face political struggle against Royal Mail/Labour government

11-10-2007 15:57

Unofficial strike action broke out at several postal sorting offices across the UK early Wednesday morning in response to deliberate provocations by Royal Mail.

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“First, Identify the Enemy”

11-10-2007 15:05

Town by Town, the People Are Fighting Energy Mega-Projects and Neoliberalism in Oaxaca
By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

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Palestine Today 101107

11-10-2007 14:42

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Thursday October 11th, 2007.

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Defend NUS democracy - meeting, Sunday 21 October

11-10-2007 14:32

Join the campaign to defend democracy in and win a campaigning National Union of Students!

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The Plight of American Veterans

11-10-2007 14:09

Socialist Party USA, and Peace and Freedom Party are asking all U.S. veterans to join their efforts to obtain more for U.S. veterans and to end the Iraq War. The two political parties are also demanding an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and allied forces from Iraq and Afghanistan. Stewart Alexander says, “The Democrats, Republicans and Bush are already past the deadlines to get out; and that was before March, 2003.

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Celebrating Peace or Camouflaging Apartheid?

11-10-2007 11:54

Boycott the Jericho-Tel Aviv Public Events on October 18th!

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Bring Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine Home!

11-10-2007 11:51

Vigil for the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, internationally respected Haitian human rights activist, missing in Haiti since 12 August.

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Zimbabwe vigil 5th anniversary

11-10-2007 10:20

The Zimbabwe vigil 5th anniversary event that was due to happen at the rampART social center this coming saturday has now been moved to a larger venue as it has become apparent that the numbers expected to attended much greater than originally anticipated.

The vigil is on the strand as normal and the social event afterwards will now be held at Highgate Newtown Community Centre, 25 Bertram Street, London N19 5DQ.

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Benefit events for Nicaragua hurricane appeal

11-10-2007 10:02

Events in aid of the appeal to help communities on Nicaragua's North Atlantic coast, which was hit at the beginning of September by Hurricane Felix. It has left over 100,000 homeless and several hundred dead in this already poor and remote area. Crops, livestock, homes and health centres were also killed or destroyed.