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Footage of the Nepalese Monkey Farms Released

02-09-2008 11:55

The Gateway to Hell Campaign video for Nepal released....

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Pro-ISI senator defends Baluch women killings

02-09-2008 10:29

Pro-killing senator with Pakistan premier Yuosaf Raza Gillani.-- APP photo
Two Pakistan senators, one man and one woman, both close to the dreaded Inter Services Intelligence try to give a bad name to the Baluch nation fighting for independence from Pakistan. A request has been made to the Interpol to arrest the Senator Mir Israrullah Zehri for alleged killings.

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MJB Support Group Meeting London 10/09/2008

02-09-2008 09:47

Meeting to set up a UK support group for MJB and Harlem tenants in their fight against London based landlords Dawnay Day Group ..

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Two cities - two Bristol bookfair fundraisers

02-09-2008 09:27

As the excitement builds in the run up to Bristol’s first anarchist bookfair in 15 years, bookfair organisers have 2 more benefit nights arranged in Bath & Bristol over the next seven days. These benefit nights allow us to raise the funds to pay for the bookfair, whilst having a good night out, ensuring there is no need for a formal entry fee at the bookfair itself. Anarchists eh, what a bunch of self-funding, self-organised idealists!

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Speculation about how the Tinsley Towers…

02-09-2008 08:43

We've now heard no end of speculation about how the tinsley towers were dropped, ranging from aliens hitting them from outer space with high energy particle beams to them being knocked over by hijacked aeroplanes ...

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Berlusconi & Gadhafi finishing history, new centuries & stopping migrants

02-09-2008 08:35

This last week Berlusconi's propaganda machine ostentatiously presented an aid package with formal historical apology attached as the first time a European power has offered financial compensation to former imperial possession. Mr B's 5 billion dollars over 20 years would Colonel Gadhafi agreed set a precendent for blood money and completely make up for Mussolini's establishment of Italian provinces whose lasting legacies are the name "Libya" and the spiffing good movie about dashing heroics at the Battle of Tubrik.

This time neither Europe's leading fascist or Africa's most evasive dictator needed to push the migrant route thing. It was and has been for some time a "non-sequitor".

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees - August 2008

02-09-2008 06:36

Twelve actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in August 2008 and only one improved.

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Jailed Austrian animal rights campaigner to run for Greens

01-09-2008 22:04

The leader of the Austrian Green Party has asked an imprisoned animal rights campaigners to run as an independent candidate for the party in the 28 September election. -- 1st September 2008

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London Food Not Bombs feeds Wobblies

01-09-2008 21:30

Feeding hungry syndicalists
This weekend saw the first general meeting of the Industrial Workers of the World outside of the US ; London Food Not Bombs provided the lunch-time food

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Cops attacking anti-RNC demos this afternoon, Minneapolis

01-09-2008 19:39

Macy's window meets the Black Block downtown
More photos and videos can be found here:
Another news feed from activists on the streets around the blockades can be found here:

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Palestine Today 090108

01-09-2008 18:49

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Monday September 1, 2008.

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Up-to-minute newsfeed from Republican Convention blockades

01-09-2008 18:49

Cops gas up for it protestors
All the latest news on the streets of todays huge anti-Republican Convention from the streets of Minneapolis. Lots of stuff going on now from a 10,000 people demo, a breakaway Funk The War march, a block block roaming and breaking stuff and various sectors blockaded to prevent delegates moving around the City. Cops going in hard. Some arrests. Pepper spray and rubber bullets now being used on protestors.

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Riot Police Defend the Mall of America from workers

01-09-2008 18:07

Starbucks workers and their supporters, 50 to 70 of them, converge for a rally
today at the rail station at Lake and Hiawatha in downtown Minneapolis. The
crowd comes to stand in solidarity with Starbucks workers in their fight to
organize a union, the Starbucks Workers Union (SWU), with the Industrial Workers
of the World (IWW)*, and to escort Erik Forman back to work at the Mall of

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Minnesota cops bust ‘criminal’ RNC/FNB protesters

01-09-2008 17:56

A series of police raids that took place in the Twin Cities over the weekend, in which FBI agents and local law enforcement detained six people on suspicion of conspiracy to riot at the Republican National Convention. The detainees have not been formally charged with any crime and their lawyers are in court today seeking their release. There were no such pre-emptive arrests of protesters at the Democratic Convention in Denver last week

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Radical Response to Hurricane Gustav and the RNC: Statement

01-09-2008 17:45

Here in the Twin Cities, activists have been experiencing the suspension of civil and human rights through intolerable pre-emptive raids, and members and friends of the RNC Welcoming Committee have been on the run, seeking sanctuary from police terrorism. Now, residents of the Gulf Coast are will continue to be experiencing the suspension of civil and human rights on an even more massive scale, and seeking sanctuary not only from the weather but from a military invasion of their cities - the same kind which 3 years ago proved an even bigger calamity than Hurricane Katrina itself.

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Question 9/11 ... 2008

01-09-2008 17:03

Campaign for an Independent Inquiry into September 11th 2001
An Evening of Interactive Information and Discussion
Hosted by Calum Douglas - Researcher, Pilots For 911 Truth
7:30 pm, Thursday 11th September
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates. FREE ENTRY

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The Road to 90% and the Role of the State

01-09-2008 17:03

2 hour discussion from this year's Camp for Climate Action.

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Deportation and arrests ahead of Labour Party Conference

01-09-2008 16:48

A Manchester-based man has been deported and three more people arrested under immigration law already as part of the police operation to protect Brown and Co during their annual party conference in Manchester later this month.

Also, the GMP's new chief constable has been sworn in today. Peter Fahy replaces Peter Todd who was found dead in Snowdonia earlier this year in the £168,000 a year job, and will oversee the policing of the Conference.

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Incendiary attack against bank in Greece

01-09-2008 16:39

According to "Tahydromos" (, "an explosion of an improvised device caused large damages to the subsidiary of Ethniki bank on Larissis and Neapoleos street corner, set there by unknown persons...

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London Free School 1st to 7th of September

01-09-2008 16:35

A week of free workshops, discussions and skill-shares open to all is happening this week (1st to 7th september) at the Rampart social center.