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Innocent People DNA to wiped from Police DNA files.

05-12-2008 13:52

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith Kicks a Fuss.

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Police contact political campaigner asking to "chat"

05-12-2008 12:48

No thanks!
A politcal campaigner was contacted on their personal phone number earlier this week by "Mike from Special Branch," asking if they would be interested in having a chat. The campaigner has absolutely no intention of meeting with or "having a chat" about anything with "Mike" or any other policeman.

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Swimming Up Stream

05-12-2008 12:23

Somebody had to offer a calm and serene response even though this will have to swim up the powerful stream of hopes raised by Obama in the international public opinion...

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Super Heroes Against ID cards

05-12-2008 10:47

Is it a Bird, Is it a Plane....

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Second attempt to remove Stephane Siewe

05-12-2008 07:26

Stephane Siewe, a Cameroon national and resident of Middlesbrough, is currently detained in Colnbrook IRC and due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Monday 8th December on Kenya Airways flight KQ101 from London Heathrow terminal 4 @ 19:00 to Nairobi, then Kenya Airways flight KQ504 to Douala Cameroon.

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Genetically Modified Animals

05-12-2008 01:12

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just moved a step closer to allowing companies to create genetically engineered animals. The FDA is proposing to allow the creation of animals that will be used to produce medicine, organs for transplant, meat or genetically engineered pets; and experiment subjects.

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benefit 4 cowley

05-12-2008 00:56

Help your favourite alternative Brighton social centre/caff/bar/meeting place out of a hole. Cowley Club on London Road needs funds!

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Latest 'Anomalous Wave' rebellion in Italy news + analysis

05-12-2008 00:28

There is a massive student/worker rebellion in the Italian education sector. Many schools and universities are occupied. The slogan "we won't pay for your crisis' is at the forefront of the Anomalous Wave movement that opposes initially the Gelmini reforms of education, but more importantly, the creation of a new round of precarious workers in shit jobs joining the other thousands in the same boat. Last Friday 28th was another round of street demos and blockades.

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McTrial Cambridge – This Monday!

04-12-2008 23:19

An all day trial so get some McDonalds Burgers in!

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No 2010 Vancover Olympic Games on Stolen Native Lands!

04-12-2008 23:10

A coalition of Indigenous elders, social justice activists, community activists and organizers are voicing opposition to the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.
No Olympics on Stolen Native Lands! pass the word and forward widely

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Photos from The DIsabled People's Direct Action Blockade of Whitehall Against Re

04-12-2008 21:30

Stop The Traffic Against Welfare Reform
photos in support of Steve Graby's previous article

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04-12-2008 21:25

Both the current DRC troubles and the 1994 Rwanda "regime change" aka 'genocide' are aspects of an Anglo-American power play to effectively control the region and it's strategic resources. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is a kangaroo court process designed to eliminate and silence political enemies of their proxy Rwanda. These prisoners affirm: "that the ICTR has put us in prison, first and foremost for political reasons. On that account WE ARE POLITICAL PRISONERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS"

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March for an Environmental Revolution!

04-12-2008 20:53

On Saturday, masses of vegetarians & vegans will descend on London for what will surely be our biggest ever mobilisation on environmental grounds.

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Pro-Forma text to send to police forces if your DNA is held

04-12-2008 20:23

Following todays ruling by the European Court of Human Rights it makes sense for activists to get their requests in right away. This will put pressure on the police to start removing DNA and fingerprint evidence were people have been arrested but not charged.

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new labour 'arbiter mach frei' attack on poor

04-12-2008 19:20

the welfare reform bill is a vicious attack upon vulnerable people. Even proposing such authoritarian measures as using lie detectors on the sick.

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G8Genoa-Diaz verdict-G8 La Maddalena 2009 press conference

04-12-2008 18:44

Invite to the mass media and anyone with an interest in the La Maddalena G8 protests:

After over seven years of investigation and trial process concerning the indictment of 76 italian police following events during the Genova G8 2001 summit. During July 2008, thirteen police from prison, GOM MOBILE, Carabineri and two medical staff were convicted of abuse of authority, abuse and torture as the Diaz sister trial, Bolzaneto came to an end.

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PHOTOS Face-off as E-on sacked by santa (1st Dec)

04-12-2008 16:30

Santa seeks out naughty boys
There are a few other reports on the indymedia newswire about this already so here are a few select photos not covered elsewhere....

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Palestine Today 120408

04-12-2008 16:17

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Thursday December 04 2008

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World calls time on UK plc

04-12-2008 16:16

The paucity of action on the part of liberal minded, left-oriented activists in the face of the very real economic and political crisis facing the UK is mind boggling. Whilst the BNP is out in force with its political machine providing recently buggered workers, savers and pensioners with plausible sounding explanations non-fascist activists continue to focus on the minutiae of social life.

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The tragic death of Baby P

04-12-2008 15:51

On Monday, December 1, the findings of an investigation into the failings of Haringey Council in North London over the death of a 17-month-old child, known as Baby P, were released.