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Why Palestinians Are Fleeing Apartheid Israel’s Gaza Concentration Camp?

27-01-2008 14:05

About half the Occupied Palestinians are children and three quarters are women and children. Any person who knowingly ignores, denies, minimizes, excuses, obfuscates, supports, advocates or is other wise complicit in the gross abuses of woman and children has crossed the line between decent humanity and proto-Nazi barbarism. Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity.

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Your legal obligation

27-01-2008 12:47

We are ALL guilty of aiding and abetting the war crime of genocide against Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Sea Shepherd: Greenpeace should Refuel and Continue harassment of Whaling Fleet

27-01-2008 10:38

Captain Paul Watson on the Steve Irwin
Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has criticised Greenpeace for using the Whaling issue to raise funds without an ongoing commitment to continue harassing the whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean for the rest of the whaling season - about 2 months. The Greenpeace Esperanza has abandoned the whaling fleet and is presently en route to Hobart to refuel with no intention to return to the Southern Ocean this season.

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Sectarian war in Iraq (by Latuff)

27-01-2008 10:25

Sectarian war in Iraq
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Siege of Gaza

27-01-2008 09:47

Siege of Gaza
Around three thousand people have amassed outside Downing Street, London demanding the end of Siege of Gaza and the Occupation.

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How Nonviolence Protects The State

27-01-2008 00:30

'All the power's in the hands/Of people rich enough to buy it/While we walk the street/Too chicken to even try it' - The Clash, White Riot

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Food Not Bombs...

26-01-2008 22:17

Thanks For the Dinner..

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Finkelstein: Controversies and the Israel/Palestine conflict

26-01-2008 22:01

In this lecture at Edinburgh University Norman Finkelstein tackles the most controversial topics in the Israel - Palestine conflict. Examining what the record and world consensus shows he explains that most of the controversy is fake and that the issues are actually very simple to understand.

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A second visit to Hoole TOTAL petrol station in Chester

26-01-2008 20:45

Crossing at the pedestrian crossing
Wrexham Women for Peace and supporters held another demo at Hoole TOTAL petrol station today in support of the people of Burma.

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HLS Customer's Conference Disrupted

26-01-2008 20:25

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2008, Animal activists caught with Actelion Pharmaceuticals at the Grand America Hotel and let them know that on this day people will continue to stand for freedom...Leaflets went flying in the room showing photos from inside HLS and half a dozen cans of silly string were emptied in this room. It was everywhere - all over the employees, in their food, in their drinks, everywhere.

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International Animal Rights Gathering 2008 - Vienna, Austria

26-01-2008 20:11

It's now 10 years since the Animal Rights Gatherings went international. Come and celebrate the first decade of international get-togethers at a beautiful spot to the South of Vienna, Eastern Austria, at the foot of the massive Schneeberg mountain. On Thursday, there will be a big demo march in Vienna in the afternoon.

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Sud Ribelle trial: calling for 50 jail years

26-01-2008 20:07

English version of supportolegale communicate

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The war on scientology.

26-01-2008 19:40

When and Where
You may have heard in some of the news outlets that a group of "Hackers" have declared war on Scientology. Firstly, we're not hackers. We are an autonomus group of individuals who have come together to fight a common cause. It is our aim to make people aware of the wrongdoings and cult-like nature of this organisation, and ultimately reduce their ability to take and destroy lives. We are known as Anonymous.

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Haiti: Vanessa Redgrave Joins Appeal For Kidnapped Human Rights Activist

26-01-2008 19:08

Acclaimed actress Vanessa Redgrave joins a growing list of prominent people worldwide who have expressed concerned with the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, the missing human rights activist kidnapped in Haiti on 12 August 2007 after meeting with a visiting US human rights delegation.

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NEW! Fire to the Prisons Zine out Now!

26-01-2008 17:45

NEW! Fire to the Prisons Zine out Now!
from A Longing for Collapse Press

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Liverpool Blood Service 'At Threat' From Own Workers!

26-01-2008 17:33

'City Blood Service Is At Threat', screams today's grammatically suspect Liverpool Echo headline. But just who is threatening the service? Apparently it's people who work there!

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Action Central at the Common Place 3rd February 6pm

26-01-2008 17:26

flier action central
Ever felt like it is hard to know how to take action?
Ever had a good idea for an action but not had enough people to do it with?
Want to know more about direct action and ongoing campaigns in Leeds?

From 3rd Feb 2008 The CommonPlace will be hosting Action Central 6.30 - 8.30pm (ish)

A monthly sunday evening meal and get together to chat, share information about upcoming actions and campaign meetings and inspire each other to take action about the problems around us.

Everyone welcome, please send this to any action or campiagn group you are involved in, or individuals who might be up for it.

If you are interested in helping this happen monthly please let me know on:

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Change of Religion under Islamic Shari'a: the Case of Barack Obama

26-01-2008 17:01

Senator Barack Obama, a Democrat candidate for president claims that he was born of a Muslim father and that he converted to Christianity. This article deals with the issue of conversion according to the Islamic Shari’a.

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Cuts resurrected for Edinburgh schools

26-01-2008 15:52

The latest drive to improve education by New Labour got off to a bad start after Edinburgh city council set up a cross-party group to decide which schools get closed in 2008.

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Funding cuts hit fire service

26-01-2008 15:47

Following severe warnings from the Fire Brigades Union over government mishandling of the service, cuts have been announced in the Northeast and Southwest of the country. Freedom newspaper reports