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Census answers could be passed to snoopers

15-01-2009 13:11

New Data-Sharing plans under the controversial Coroners and
Justice Bill that amongst other things seeks to establish secret inquests - (no more embarrassing moments for the police when they shoot people), will scrap the last remaining privacy we have.

New-Labour's Surveillance Police State is almost complete, whilst we have been complacent in resistance.

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E-on Nottingham 'Fossil Fools' protest: prosecution offers no evidence

15-01-2009 13:04

Today, Wednesday 14 January 2009, in Nottingham Magistrates Court, the Crown Prosecution Service offered no evidence in the trial of George Walker and Katy Fowler. Magistrates thus dismissed the charges.

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Israeli forces shell the main UN relief compound in Gaza City.

15-01-2009 12:43

Bethlehem – Ma’an/Agencies – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon expressed outrage to top Israeli officials on Thursday after Israeli forces shelled the main UN relief compound in Gaza City.
"I conveyed my strong protest and outrage to the defense minister and the foreign minister and demanded a full explanation," Ban said, adding that he had demanded an investigation into the shelling.

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The army at the door…

15-01-2009 12:31

Short texts & updates from the blogger -
9:45 am GMT/11:45 Gaza time:
Families from neighbouring buildings trying to run to safety to hospital from fire & gunfire. Most staff wearing masks due to fear of phosphorous gas attack.

9:04 am GMT/11:04 Gaza time:
fire out window 10 yards from babies in incubators, putting out fire with pots and pans as hose does not reach.

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Guantanamo - 7 Years

15-01-2009 12:21

Demonstration at the US Embassy in London
Around 50 people attended a meeting outside the US Embassy in London on Sunday 11 Jan, 2008, to protest at the continued scandal of illegal detention and ill treatment by the US at Guantánamo Bay. Pictures copyright © Peter Marshall 2009, all rights reserved.

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Newcastle Gaza More Demos Announced

15-01-2009 12:10

Hands off Gaza – Stop the Bombing – Free Palestine: TWO PROTESTS THIS WEEK!!!!!

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Ta-ra then, George mi Duck

15-01-2009 11:56

Bush Turns Green
Cartoonist Lord Biro bids farewell to George Bush (portraits £1-99) in the windows of 28-30 West End Arcade, Nottingham NG1 (opposite Central Library).
Arcade opens 8:45am – 5:45 pm

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Please can you act now to support our friend Hermine Mofor

15-01-2009 11:51

Hermine Mofor
On Tuesday morning (13/01/09) Hermine was detained at the Reporting Centre at Dallas Court in Salford. She was taken to Dungavel IRC and is now on route to Yarl's Wood IRC. The Home Office has set removal directions for this Saturday, 17th January, on British Airways Flight BA302 06:15hrs from Heathrow to Paris, then on to Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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Blueprint for Gaza attack was long planned

15-01-2009 11:41

The Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said he and the army had been planning the attack for at least six months. In fact, indications are that the invasion’s blueprint was drawn up much earlier, probably 18 months ago.

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Al-Quds hospital under attack

15-01-2009 11:04

Latest text from tales to tell blogger - rockets at back of Al-Quds hospital, hospital staff putting out fires

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Goldsmith's Palestine Twinning Campaign - Concert tonight

15-01-2009 10:59

On Thursday Jan 15th @ Goldsmiths Student Union the GSCU Palestine Twinning Campaign invite the mighty MIGHTY E.O.Dub [End Of the Weak /] & the Speakers Corner movement to host a full night of Conscious Hip Hop & Live Dance fusions!

Come and support the musicians making conscious music!!!

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Ehud Olmert's dreams (by Latuff)

15-01-2009 10:11

Ehud Olmert's dreams
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their resistance against U.S. backed IsraeHell's state terror.

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Vigil outside Miliband’s home tomorrow, Friday 16 Jan at 3-4:30pm

15-01-2009 09:04

Israel is bringing death and destruction to people and homes in Gaza, but David Miliband refuses to denounce these war crimes. Please bring the plight of Yibna/Rafah and the whole of Gaza to David Miliband:

Vigil outside Foreign Secretary David Miliband’s home in Primrose Hill

tomorrow, Friday 16 Jan at 3-4:30pm

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Free Gaza Boat returning to Cyprus after threats by Israeli Navy

15-01-2009 09:01

(Mediterranean Sea, 15 January 2009) - The Israeli navy today threatened to kill unarmed civilians aboard a mercy ship on its way to deliver medical supplies and doctors to besieged Gaza.

Rather than endanger the lives of its passengers, the SPIRIT is now returning to Cyprus.

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URGENT--Israeli Navy threatens SPIRIT OF HUMANITY

15-01-2009 02:46

UPDATE on Free Gaza's Emergency Voyage to Gaza

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Gaza Protest Pictures (10/01/2009) pt 4

15-01-2009 02:00

Human shield!
The final part of this photo story, showing some of the tactics used by police and protestors.

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Gaza Protest Pictures (10/01/2009) pt 3

15-01-2009 01:33

The body language speaks for itself.
Third part of this epic photo story!

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Gaza Protest Pictures (10/01/2009) pt 2

15-01-2009 01:15

The Rinky Dinky machine - a regular feature at London demos!
The second part of my picture story of the London Gaza protest, which took place last Saturday (10/01/2009).

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Gaza Protest Pictures (10/01/2009) pt 1

15-01-2009 00:53

Disclaimer first.

It took this long to get these pictures to the Newswire simply because I shot so many (644 images), so it's taken quite some time to sift through them all and pick out the good stuff.

I'll be publishing them in several parts, as there is a lot of pictures to work through. They will also be in the order they were taken in each installment, so hopefully some kind of visual narrative will emerge as a result.

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Direct Action Germany: 24th Dec - 4th Jan

15-01-2009 00:18

04/01/2009: Again two upperclass cars burned, Berlin
01-03/01/2009: Stones against a CDU-citizen`s büro and the local courthouse, Rastatt
02/01/2009: War memorial made nicer!, Munich
02/01/2009: Again another car burned down, Berlin
01/01/2009: Up to 1000 people attacked a police station and police cars, Berlin
01/01/2009: Confrontation with the police on new year's eve, Germany
31/12/2008: 7 upperclass cars torched, Berlin
28-29/12/2008: Protests against the Mövenpick Hotel, Hamburg
25/12/2008: Five posh cars damaged in Kreuzberg, Berlin
24/12/2008: Color against police station, Bochum
24/12/2008: Action against deportation, Eutin