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Solidarity demo for Greece- Edinburgh this Friday

10-12-2008 21:41

On Friday 12/12 at 16:00 we will meet outside Bristo Square in order to protest against the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos

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Vigil for International Animal Rights Day

10-12-2008 21:33

Animal Rights Cambridge - International Animal Rights Day
Animal Rights Cambridge held a candle lit vigil for International Animal Rights Day

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Greek Riots: translations #3

10-12-2008 21:32

[ Flyer distributed outside a central subway station & compiled by the Initiative of anarchists/antiauthoritarians from the southern suburbs: ]

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Greek Riots: translations #2

10-12-2008 21:28

[ Translated article from yesterday's Le Monde: . A somewhat picturesque view of things, but some good background info on how people's outrage has been building up for a long time.]

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SOLIDARITY FROM NEW YORK - Vandalism and Protest at Greek Consulate

10-12-2008 21:27

At 3:30 am last night the Greek Consulate in New York City got a surprise visit from anarchists in solidarity with comrades in Greece. At 12 noon today a protest was held at the Consulate in memory of Alexis and in solidarity with the riots and those arrested in the past few days.

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Airline Olympic Airways blockaded, embassy picketed

10-12-2008 20:48

The London offices of the Greek airline Olympic Airways was blockaded today in solidarity with the 16 year old activist killed earlier this week.

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Bath Bomb #17 hits the streets

10-12-2008 19:33

Issue 17 of Baths radicalist tabaloid brings you all the news from the mean streets of Bath... Sorry, whats happening in Greece?

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Plain clothes police arresting kids - pics

10-12-2008 19:27

Plain clothes police arresting kids

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Campaign starts to end music torture

10-12-2008 19:25

A campaign involving a law group and several musicians has begun to stop music being used as a form of torture in Guantanamo and other US prisons

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Dialect, Nottingham Masters Student Rizwaan Sabir Describes Terror Arrest Ordeal

10-12-2008 19:16

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Urgent: Stop the Deportation of Abdulmajid Hassan Ismail

10-12-2008 19:05

Abdulmajid Hassan Ismail is from Darfur (and Rotherham!) He is threatened with deportation on Thursday 11th December at 16.15 from Heathrow to Khartoum. He is convinced that his life will be in great danger from the Sudanese Government if he is sent back. You can help save his life by taking 10 minutes to make a phone call or send an email on his behalf.

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Journalists obstructed at embassy protests

10-12-2008 18:37

The NUJ has today (10/12/08) criticised the Metropolitan Police for their handling of the media at protests outside the Greek embassy in London earlier this week.

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Greek teenager was killed by ricochet: police lawyer

10-12-2008 18:28

Here we go, now they are gonna deny it! Copper lawyer sez it was a ricochet

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3rd Raytheon Rooftop Protest Bristol

10-12-2008 18:16

hi ya!
Anti-war protesters have again outwitted cops and security guards and occupied the rooftop of the Raytheon office block in Frenchay near Bristol. They are waving banners and shouting slogans.

We just Love on the roof tops in Bristol!

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Greek Riots: translations #1

10-12-2008 17:35

An eyewitness's account of neonazis & police working side by side in Patras.

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Why can't the BBC produce a complete picture on Govt Poverty-creation?

10-12-2008 17:05

James Purnell's latest careeristic attack on the impoverished and the involuntary 'poor' in Britain, as publicsed today

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U.S.Corporate colonialism must be stopped! After Iraq-Iran next?

10-12-2008 16:40

Confirmation of what we've known all along-U.S. invasion/occupation of Iraq part of its global Pax-Americana campaign of corporate colonialism.

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This evening .. Athens..

10-12-2008 16:10


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Pix-&-Vidz of National Climate March, London (3 of 3) – 06 Dec 08

10-12-2008 16:00

L1. Light weight placard – painted expanded polystyrene
A throng of thousands of Climate Change protesters filled the streets of London with chants, effigies, banners, samba, placards, music and whistles during the National Climate March 2008, demanding:
1) NO to a 3rd runway at Heathrow and runaway aviation expansion
2) NO new coal – no new coal-fired power stations as planned at Kingsnorth in Kent
3) NO to the expansion of agrofuels – with negative impacts on forests, the climate, and world food supply
4) YES to a renewable energy revolution and green jobs – a "Green New Deal"

Nine of these pix were shot by Chris Knight – (CK) appended to caption

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