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Update on New AR Prisoner Dan Amos

31-07-2008 16:32

Last night he was held at Christchurch Police Station due to mass overcrowding of all prisons. This afternoon he was taken to HMP Exeter in Devon. It is unknown whether he has arrived there yet, but as soon as we know and we recieve his prison number we will publish it, which means it will then be possible to send letters of support.

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Timeline: Climate Camp 2008

31-07-2008 16:32

The timeline has been moved: click here for the new timeline.

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Five Lives Liberated & ELF Target Pulp Mill

31-07-2008 16:23

Animal liberation in Czech & Earth Liberation Front action in Australia

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GRASS Call Out: Occupy and Save Wembley Park Sports Ground From Privateers

31-07-2008 15:08

The press release from Grass Roots Alliance for Social Sports (GRASS) who have currently occupied the Wembley Park Sports Ground on Bridge Road and Forty Avenue in North London in protest of private Academy school investor Ark gaining control of the sports fields, taking away valuable green space and amenities from the coummunity.

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Action Alert: HLS Shareholder - Barclays Bank

31-07-2008 14:29

Eagle Asset, H Partners & Old Mutual Dump Over 1.5 Million HLS Shares

Next Target: Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Ltd, HLS' largest institutional shareholder with 279,842 shares in HLS (LSR), who are part of Barclays Bank.

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Palestine Today 073108

31-07-2008 14:08

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Thursday July 31st, 2008.

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Eviction Postponed for Wembley Sports Ground; New Threats

31-07-2008 13:48

Barricade At Proposed Construction Site Entrance
On Wednesday morning the Wembley Sports Ground occupiers and local businesses saw off council workers, who came to evict the local businesses as part of a simplistic divide-and-conquer manuever, but were forced to back off and postpone the eviction 'til Friday.

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Climate Camp - materials for the Day of Action

31-07-2008 13:47

Any materials relating to the Day of Action, including things that appear to be innocuous (oars, inflatables, pumps, D-locks for bikes and so on) may be seized by the police.

You may like to store such items offsite for collection at a later date.

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The 300-350 Show: Agrofuels and Climate Camp Preview

31-07-2008 13:17

We take a look at the crime against humanity that is agrofuels, as well as previewing this year's Camp for Climate Action.

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Caravan tour of Liverpool St

31-07-2008 10:51

Pictures of the tour of the banks in the Liverpool St area. a twenty pound note was exchanged for pennies and caravaners got creative outside the RBS.

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News from the Climate Caravan

31-07-2008 10:40

General news from the caravan and experiences from caravaners

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Activists beaten by locals on the first night of the Camp for Climate Action

31-07-2008 10:22

Peace broke out on the Hoo Peninsula yesterday evening, as a local youth football team met the Camp for Climate Action under the no-mans land of Kingsnorth Power Station. When the opponents of local football team Deansgate Ridge failed to turn up, people from the climate camp hastily assembled a makeshift team so that the match could go ahead, but were soundly thrashed 7-1 by the fancy footwork of the Hoo Peninsula’s finest.

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Police raid Glasgow Anarchists

31-07-2008 10:18

Here they come

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Sussex Police Raid Flat In Glasgow In Relation To Smash EDO Demo

31-07-2008 09:43

Sussex police this morning carried out a raid on the home of ttwo Glasgow anarchists in relation to the Smash EDO demo in Brighton earlier this year.

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Climate Camp Watch out the vikings are coming!

31-07-2008 09:23

The Swedish climate action group Klimax is on its way to Kingsnorth.

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Call-Out 2 Climate Campers: on route, visit Wembley Sports Ground Occupation

31-07-2008 06:20

If you are on yr way to the Climate camp, why not stop off at the wembley recreation ground tent occupation that is already up and running. Support needed.
A short video of one GRASS campaigner can be seen here.

Wembley Tent City Occupation, Forty Avenue, Wembley:
Nearest Tube: Wembley Park (Metropolitan Line)
Turn left out the station, walk up the hill to main junction on Bridge Rd, turn left, walk 100 metres, turn left into the gate way to Wembley Park Sports Ground and you're there.

Buses: From Central London: 18 from Euston to Sudbury and then the 182 to
Wembley Park Station (the N18 runs past Sudbury. Get off at Wembley
triangle from which Bridge Road is a 15 minute walk past Wembley Arena).
Other routes: 83 from Golders Green Stn, 302 from Kensal Rise Stn, 297
from Willesden Bus Garage.

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Nottingham Riders Set Off For Climate Camp

30-07-2008 23:39


Some cyclists left Nottingham on Tuesday morning to head for the Climate Camp at Kingsnorth Powerstation, Kent. The cyclists started their 170 mile journey at the Sumac Centre and are hoping to arrive at the camp later in the week. Riseup! Radio correspondent Jack went along to see them off..

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SHAC Press Release: Shareholders Drop, Defendants Plead Guilty

30-07-2008 23:09

July 30th: Another Shareholder Drops HLS, SHAC UK Defendants Plead Guilty

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VisionOnTv to produce daily news shows during Climate Camp

30-07-2008 21:42

VisionOnTv will facilitate the production and distribution of videos from the Climate Camp each day. Social centres worldwide and activist screeners will have access to high quality videos about the actions and the inspiring debates during Climate change action. VisionOnTV will produce alternative news in a coherent, dynamic form so please join in.