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Evening Standard forced to admit lies about Climate Camp coverage

19-03-2008 19:53

Media Lie 2007
The Evening Standard is having to publish a front page article this evening over the sensationalist lies it told about the Climate Camp.

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Forum in support of Political Prisoners took place in Oaxaca

19-03-2008 19:37

From the 14 to the 16 of March a Forum to give a voice to political prisoners and spread awareness throughout the country took place in the city of Oaxaca.
During this forum we listened to the denunciations and testimonies of cases such as Atenco, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco where the injustice and the violence of the State manifest, whilst unjustly holding dozens of compañer@s prisoner.

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How to Get Out of Iraq

19-03-2008 18:01

Five years into the war in Iraq, the primary source of instability is the continuing presence of U.S. troops. Iraqi public opinion and attack statistics strongly indicate that more than 80 per cent of the violence is directly or indirectly attributable to the U.S. military occupation. It follows that a ceasefire predicated on a decisive U.S. withdrawal of all troops and bases will actually help stabilize the country.

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Police Censorship of Smash Edo film goes Nationwide

19-03-2008 17:27

Police have intervened across the country to censor 'On the Verge' an independent documentary about a campaign to shut down a Brighton weapons manufacturer. So far establishments in Southampton, Chichester and Bath and Oxford as well as Brighton have come under police pressure to cancel film showings. In Brighton police intervened to prevent a showing at the Duke of York's Cinema.

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Smash EDO film banned in Bath, but not by B.A.N....

19-03-2008 16:14

...or at least, they're trying pretty hard

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19-03-2008 16:03

According to the boss and founder of a4e speaking on a BBC business programme last week, they are the unemployed best friend, they 'help' the unemployed back into work!

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Palestine Today 031908

19-03-2008 15:49

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Wednesday March 19th, 2008.

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5 years of war! Stop the Nanotech and Biotech War Profiteers!

19-03-2008 15:44

Click here to join the action, join us on March 19th, 2008.

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Break the Silence (about the arrests in Bologne, Italy)

19-03-2008 14:29

Saturday 13th October 2007 at around 4am: a girl is sleeping in piazza Verdi in Bologna (northern Italy). Police on patrol decide that the girl's behaviour is 'abnormal' and must be corrected by compulsory sanitary treatment (TSO), which means internment in a psychiatric hospital and forced administration of psychotropic drugs. The cops call the ambulance while keeping the girl under their custody against her will.

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EDO MBM Credit Limit Reduced To Zero

19-03-2008 13:04

Financial report shows serious industry insider doubts about the future of EDO MBM

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Shell Day of Action - Service Stations D-Locked

19-03-2008 12:57

Old Street Garage
From an anonymous tipoff call very early in the morning two Shell service stations were found to have been D-locked and shut down for several hours on the morning of Monday 17 March 2008.

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Citizen Weapon Inspectors Visit Dundrennan DU Site

19-03-2008 12:34

raising awareness of depleted uranium testing

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Urgent Support Needed by Tibetan Hunger Strikers in London ( Correction on dates

19-03-2008 11:56

The situation in Tibet is getting worse......
We will continue doing hunger strike outside the Chinese Embassy until this Saturday when there will be a Mass Solidarity March throughout London @ 11.30am Chinese Embasy to Trafalgar Square.
We urgently need volunteers who are willing to hunger strike tomorrow from 6pm Wednesday to 6pm Thursday .
Please contact 07725501995.
Please respect His Holiness' Request for Non-Violence

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Labour government plans to build yet more prisons

19-03-2008 11:50

In December 2007 Minister of Justice Jack Straw published the Lord Carter Review of Prisons and announced plans to build yet more prisons and create 96,000 prison places in England and Wales by 2014.

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Illegal to hand out flyers

19-03-2008 10:31

North Laine, Brighton
The forthcoming criminalization of people who hand out flyers in Brighton

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Talking About Cannabis ... Time to bring 'em down

19-03-2008 10:24

Talking about cannabis want to:

Introduce drug testing in schools
Reclassify cannabis as class B
End harm minimisation drugs education

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Vigil for Iraq - Wrexham

19-03-2008 10:21

Placard for tonight's vigil
Vigil to mark the 5th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Meet this evening, Wed 19 March, at the junction of Hope Street and Queen Street in Wrexham, 4.30-5.30pm.

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Greece: General strike against the reform of the social insurance system

19-03-2008 02:30

We resist to the soldout of the Electr.Co and the demise of our insurance fund
A huge mobilization is being organized for today in Greece, as most of the workers' and employees' unions have declared a general strike against the upcoming reform of the social insurance system. Electricity cuts, garbage all around the streets and occupied universities form an image of total outrage for the draft law, which is about to be voted on Thursday.

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Betrayed by Sîan Berry

19-03-2008 02:20

Sian Berry and Ken Livingstone become mutual 'running mates'

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Axion video of the succesful blockade of the world biofuels market

19-03-2008 00:37

On March 13th, an international group of actifvists managed to block the World Biofuels Market in Brussels, Belgium.
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