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How to be a seriously organised animal rights criminal - Section 145 SOCPA.

19-01-2008 14:41

Our hypothetical campaign situation resulting in a civil liberties cluster-fuck happy reading…

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Iranian Press: Gilad Atzmon is a Holocaust Denier

19-01-2008 14:25

Atzmon: the written history of the Second World War and the Holocaust are a 'complete forgery, initiated by Americans and Zionists.'

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Bristol vegan fayre '08!

19-01-2008 13:48

The dates have been confirmed for the World’s largest Vegan Event! Sat May 31st and Sunday June 1st are booked for this massive vegan extravaganza in the heart of Bristol by the waterside in the Amphitheatre!

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Haiti: FRAPH Founder Toto Constant Opts For A Trial In Mortgage Fraud Case

19-01-2008 13:09

Toto Constant
On January 9 in Brooklyn, New York, former death-squad leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, 51, rejected a plea bargain that would have sentenced him to three to nine years for his role in a mortgage fraud crime ring.

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next Campaign for Free Assembly meeting tomorrow @LSE

19-01-2008 12:19

Campaign for Free Assembly public meeting
Sunday January 20th 2pm-4pm
London School of Economics room H216, Connaught House

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Target E-On

19-01-2008 11:51

Protest against E-on, the company behind the Kingsnorth coal fired power station
3pm, outside E-On London offices, 100 Pall Mall, nr Trafalgar Square. Protest organised by Revolution, LSE student Greens, supported by Campaign Against Climate Change and Rising. E-on have recently got planning permission from Medway council for a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent and the application is now sitting on Gordon Brown's desk awaiting his approval. The Kingsnorth plant threatens to be the first in a new wave of coal-fired power stations – madness in the light of the escalating climate crisis.

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GM Trees Chopped Down in New Zealand

19-01-2008 01:43

On Monday, environmental saboteurs circumvented an electrified security fence by tunneling underneath it, and chopped down 20 genetically engineered trees.

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Marylebone Rd protest against Total Oil support for Burma junta

19-01-2008 01:19

Eight protestors held a demonstration at the Dorset House Total petrol station at 170-172 Marylebone Rd, calling on Total to stop funding the brutal military junta in Burma with hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

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Surrey Union Foxhunt - Caught Bloody Red Handed

19-01-2008 00:13

From the hunt Saboteurs Association
Not 30 miles from the politicians in Westminster; the Surrey Union hunt chased a terrified fox along the A29 and around Ockley village green before ripping it apart on the cricket pitch. This was the reality in England on Saturday January 5th 2008 (3 years after hunting was banned)

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DC Protest For Sea Shepherd Hostages Video

18-01-2008 22:10

Yesturday, activists from NYC banded together with activists from Washington D.C. to protest the kidnapping and hostage taking of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society members Giles Lane (UK) and Benjamin Potts (Australia). At the end of yesterday's protest activists received the call: The Sea Shepherd heroes had just been released.

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ALF Target Los Angeles Animal Shelters

18-01-2008 20:01

"As the list of innocent animals dying in the city of Los Angeles' animal "shelters" grows so does the list of people we will pay a visit to....This time two cars in the driveway (we think both BMWs. we aren't sure it was dark and we move fast) at 123 N Arden in Los Angeles were doused with paint stripper." ALF

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Lack of Cooperation May Kill the Whales

18-01-2008 19:36

"With "allies" like the Australian government and Greenpeace, it is becoming increasing difficult to keep the Japanese fleet from killing whales," said Captain Paul Watson. "Australian Customs deliberately led us away from the fleet and Greenpeace is guarding the coordinates like the crown jewels to prevent us re-locating the fleet."

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Sea Shepherd Hostages Return Back to Steve Irwin

18-01-2008 19:32

Benjamin Potts and Giles Lane reunited with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
The two men were transferred to the Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin at 0930 Hours Melbourne time (2030 Hours GMT). Both men were happy to be reunited with their shipmates and eager to return to chasing the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Oceans. Both men reported that although they were roughed up when they first boarded the whaling ship, that they were treated well during their time onboard.

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Camden Laboratory Campaign / St Pancras Words from Benjamin Zephaniah

18-01-2008 17:26

The NIMR / MRC intend building the "World's largest ever, highest level, virus containment facility and animal testing lab."...on a Camden council estate {Somers Town} - see Camden New Journal - Paul Keilthy - : Words from Benjamin Zephaniah. {Poet / sportsman / vegan / turned the OBE / activist / musician..rapper.......}

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Institutionalized Spying on Americans

18-01-2008 15:52

This article reviews two police state tools (among many in use) in America. One is new, undiscussed and largely unknown to the public. The other was covered in a December article by this writer called Police State America. Here it's updated with new information.

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Main japanese opposition party questions 9/11

18-01-2008 15:36

At the National Diet of Japan on January 10, 2008, Councilor Yukihisa Fujita of Democratic Party of Japan, the main opposition party questioned 9/11.
Later the Japanese government took rare steps to force parliamentary approval of a controversial bill reviving a naval mission in the Indian Ocean in support of US-led forces in Afghanistan.
Ahead of the voting Councilor Yukihisa Fujita of Democratic Party of Japan, made a statement
at the House of Councillors, the National parliament of Japan,
For 30 minutes he questioned the official version of 9/11 presented to the japanese government and the public by the US administration
He concluded that the japanese governments support of the "war against terror" is solely
based on information provided by the US-administration. He demanded further investigations and questions being answered in the face
of the governments drive to support the war more actively.

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"How non-violence protects the state" - Tour starts Jan 23rd 'til Feb 2nd

18-01-2008 12:17

Book Cover
UK speaking tour with author Peter Gelderloos

Jan 23rd - Feb 2nd 2008

*Gandhi said it's better to resist violently than to use nonviolence to
hide your passivity. Meanwhile, Bono, the Burmese military, and 9 out of
10 humanitarian NGOs agree, peaceful resistance is the best!*

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Support The Harmondsworth 4! Demonstrate 21 January and every Monday

18-01-2008 11:54

The trial of four men who were in Harmondsworth IRC at the time of the protest there on 28 November 2006 opened on Monday 14th January 2008 at Southwark Crown Court.

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Cubans are coming to Manchester!

18-01-2008 11:49

rebel music night poster
On 24th February 3 Cuban revolutionaries will be arriving in Manchester for the local leg of a national speaking tour in Britain. They are: Orlando Borrego - Che Guevara's deputy and closest collaborator from 1959-65; Jesus Garcia - People's Power assembly delegate and philosopher; and Yoselin Rufin Diaz - a young woman student leader. This speaking tour is a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear about the Cuban revolution from people who are part of it!