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"Hunting Act's 3 Year Anniversary" by ALF

18-02-2008 20:59

Hunt kennels targeted in night of vandalism by animal rights activists
Charlotte White, H&H deputy news editor.

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Black Police Association Chief joins platform against stop and search

18-02-2008 20:52

The meeting will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, 19th February at Friends House in Euston Road.

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Sheffield Climate Ark

18-02-2008 20:43

Sheffield Climate Ark
Campaigning against climate change in Sheffield city centre with an ark.

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Palestine Today 021808

18-02-2008 19:39

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Monday February 18th, 2008.

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‘Iraq Oil robbers’ to be challenged by local campaigners - All Welcome!

18-02-2008 19:03

LOCAL campaigners stage demonstration against UK oil companies profiting from the Iraq war as part of a Global Day of Action to say ‘Hands Off Iraqi Oil’. A few local residents will be dressed as typical ‘robbers’, to represent the oil companies. The staged dialogue between these ‘robbers’ and local anti-war campaigners will explain the relationship between war, oil and profit to local passers-by. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN IN PLEASE SEE CONTACT DETAILS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION!

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Rough Music 17 Hits The Streets

18-02-2008 17:52

The latest issue of Brighton's dirt diggin' trouble makin' newsletter is now on the web.

Check it out on

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Project Shalom Habibi....Be inspired!

18-02-2008 17:35

To inspire people in creating the possibility of creating empathy and community between the children ofisrael-Palestine. Thisarticle summarises the project and encourages people to get in touch if they have support to offer.

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Kosovo’s declaration of independence destabilises Europe

18-02-2008 16:11

Yesterday’s declaration of independence from Serbia by Kosovo’s parliament brings the world a step closer to another war on European soil. The move has been prepared and encouraged by the United States and the European powers in a deliberate attempt to stoke hostilities with Russia.

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The impact of the credit crunch on British workers

18-02-2008 15:26

Indications of the severity with which the credit crunch is likely to hit working people in Britain are contained in a number of recent reports and press articles. These focus, firstly, on the impact of credit becoming more difficult to obtain and, secondly, on the cost of mortgages.

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Pauline Campbell arrested at HMP Styal

18-02-2008 14:35

Another death, another demonstration.
On January 23rd Lisa Marley aged 32 died in the ‘care’ of HMP Styal in Cheshire. On February 5th veteran campaigner Pauline Campbell brought her unique form of protest to the prison and was promptly arrested for the fifteenth time. Lisa was the sixth woman to die inside the walls of Styal since the death of Pauline’s daughter Sarah in 2003. She was the forty-first woman to die across England and Wales since that time.

Pictures below:

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Nottingham To 'Glorify' Veterans In June

18-02-2008 14:10

The Nottingham Evening Post reports:

The Ministry of Defence has asked Nottingham to lead regional celebrations for National Veterans' Day in June.

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Transoma Medical and DSI ditch Huntingdon Life Sciences

18-02-2008 13:12

Yet another company vows not to use HLS!

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Want to know how to take your campaign to the next level?

18-02-2008 13:10

Applications for the Sheila McKechnie Awards Programme close on March 14!

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Pictures from Student Climate Project's launch event in Cambridge

18-02-2008 13:07

Vegan cakes, climate chatter, and an ironing board
As requested here are the pictures from our launch action (see )

Also, just to let you all know that we are stepping up our activities for our London Event, taking place from the 18th to 20th of April all around London. The event is set to include more creative outreach, the launch of our exciting new arts project, workshops, and a collective direct action. More details to follow...

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One in Love - Reclaim St Valentine's Day

18-02-2008 13:02

Eros, Venus and Rhythms of Resistance
Piccadilly Circus comes alive for one day a year for the 'Operation Infinite Love' event which aims to reclaim St Valentine's Day as an event about people and love rather than commercialism. This year's party was on Saturday 16 Feb.
Pictures are copyright (C) Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Verdict awaited in Harmondsworth 4 trial.

18-02-2008 12:50

Photo by Endo
On Friday 15 February the judge finished summing up in the trial of four men who were in Harmondsworth IRC at the time of the protest there on 28 November 2006. This morning, Monday 18 February 2008, the prisoners will be at court waiting for the jury to return with its verdict on whether they should be found guilty of various charges, the main one of which is conspiracy to commit violent disorder.

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Kurds march in London for Ocalan and Peace

18-02-2008 12:38

Police at the head of the march
Roughly a thousand Kurds took part in a march in North London on Friday 15th Feb, calling for the release of Abdullah Ocalan and for peace in Kurdistan. The march marked the 9th anniversary of his illegal kidnapping in Kenya.
Pictures are copyright: (C) Peter Marshall - all rights reserved.

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international womens day:faslane!!

18-02-2008 12:37

international womens day:faslane!!

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Concentration camps in America: The consequences of 40 years of fear

18-02-2008 12:23

The incursions on civil liberties in the United States in the past 25 years, and particularly since 9-11, are mind-boggling. It matters not whether you are a Democrat or Republican, rich or poor, conservative or liberal, you have been deprived of substantial freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, unnecessarily, in the War on Terrorism. Fear the loss, perceive the danger, and do something about it!

The calendar may say 2008, but, increasingly, we’re living in 1984. America may not have concentration camps yet, but we’re sure enough working on ‘em.

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Cuban speaking tour this week!

18-02-2008 11:13

Yoselin Rufin, Orlando Borrego and Jesus Garcia: in Britain, 21 Feb - 5 March
From Saturday 23rd February three Cuban revolutionaries will begin the North West leg of a national speaking tour of Britain entitled 'Cuba: socialism into the 21st century', organised by Rock around the Blockade.