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Action Alert: HLS Shareholder Barclays (Part 3)

02-08-2008 00:05

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

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Message from Austrian Prisoner Elma

01-08-2008 22:16

Brothers and Sisters, dear Animal Movement, dear Supporters of our cause!

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Secret “War on Terror” Prison on Diego Garcia Confirmed

01-08-2008 21:58

Andy Worthington, author of ‘The Guantánamo Files’, reports on the latest confirmation, from deep within the US administration, that a secret prison existed on the British Overseas Territory of Diego Garcia, despite persistent US and UK denials, and profiles the six “high-value detainees” held there and later transferred to Guantánamo, plus the “ghost prisoner” Mustafa Setmariam Nasar.

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(Field) IMC Kingsnorth on-line at Climate Camp

01-08-2008 21:21

Tonight we have the temporary Field IMC at the Camp for Climate Action, Deansgate Ridge nr Kingsnorth on-line and running with terminals for publishing via a bidirectional satellite link. We shall be running minimal services from tomorrow onwards. We'll be fully running by Sunday/Monday of the camp.

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The duty of local councils to consult

01-08-2008 15:39

Local councils have a duty to consult. This is not a nicety, or a nod to local democracy or public participation, it is a legal requirement.

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Mill road Wilco/Tesco carpark squatted.

01-08-2008 14:45

we cordoned off part of the car park behind the evicted mill road social center, and are now squatting the site.

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EDO Corp Fraud Whistleblower in US Court Battle

01-08-2008 13:46

A former EDO Corp employee in the US claims that flaws in troop protection equipment made by a newly acquired subsidiary of the company were covered up so as not to place strain on corporate relationships.

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Is the camp ready?

01-08-2008 13:29

Need an update on when to come

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Tesco Mill Road shop rejected again

01-08-2008 12:31

Last night the council met to consider Tesco's planning application for their proposed Mill Road store. The meeting was packed, and while most councillors abstained, none voted for it, leaving the votes of the new Green councillor and one Lib Dem to reject the proposal on grounds including noise and traffic. Tesco proceeded to evict the Mill Road Social Centre who had squatted the site, despite saying they could stay until work could begin.

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DC Protests at HLS Customers

01-08-2008 12:25

On Friday, July 18, animal rights advocates celebrated the decision by Raymond James to dump their HLS stock by protesting at the offices of Merck, Sanofi-Aventis, and Novartis, all of which have yet to follow Raymond James's sensible lead. What began as a normal day for the greedy opportunists at Merck, Novartis, and Sanofi Aventis turned into one that they would hope to forget. Compassionate individuals descended upon their offices, protesting their continued use of the animal abusers at Huntingdon Life Sciences. With signs and bullhorns, activists took to the streets.


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Foie Gras restaurants in Leeds

01-08-2008 11:57

Two restaurants have popped up in Leeds with foie gras.

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photostory of climate camp police raid

01-08-2008 11:27

police vans drive on to site
Yesterday evening over 100 police officers ransacked the Camp for Climate Action site. Items essential to the health and safety of the camp were removed, including pipes for the delivery of fresh water. Two people were arrested and three pepper sprayed while resisting the raid.

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Photos: Climate Activists Blockade Of Cargill Europe Head Office

01-08-2008 10:58

Locked on at 7.50 am
Since 7.50 am this morning, 20 participants in this year's Camp for Climate Action and members of Action Against Agrofuels have been blockading the only access gate to Cargill's European regional head office in Cobham, Surrey. 8 activists have locked on to the gates closing the site down completely. Agrobusiness giant Cargill are being targeted by the protesters for their role in rainforest destruction and land-grabbing as well as for profiteering from the food crisis.

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Support AR/SHAC Prisoner Dan Amos

01-08-2008 10:21

Please write to Dan and show him your support:

Daniel Amos (VN7818), HMP Exeter, 30 New North Road, Exeter. EX4 4EX

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About a hunger strike in Germany...

01-08-2008 09:58

A hunger strike will take place in the German prisons from the 1st until the 8th of August. The organisation Iv.I., 'Representation of the interests of the prisoners', is mobilizing for this hunger strike.

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What not to bring to climate camp.

01-08-2008 09:48

The filth are living up to their various names by being total dicks as usual and confiscating (stealing is probably more a accurate term) various items from people attending camp. You might of heard about the raid on the camp yesterday where police took away items such as board games and crayons, along with attempting to deprive the camp of essential materials such as plumbing and construction timber. However, even before the raid the filth were stealing stuff from those arriving.

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Celebrate Fitwatch's 1st Birthday at Climate Camp

01-08-2008 09:40

This year's Climate Camp will also celebrate Fitwatch's first outing to a major protest. Since then we have gone from strength to strength.

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Cambridge Mill Road Social Centre evicted

01-08-2008 08:51

On Friday morning around 9AM, police and bailiffs kicked down the door to the social centre and started evicting people from the premises. No advance warning was given. It goes to show that Tesco can never be trusted, as they reneged on their promise not to take possession of the building before they needed to start building.