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Two activists in spain facing prison for euromayday action

21-01-2009 10:23

flyer: acquittal for nico and toret

In Spain, activist groups in the fields of migration, precarity, social rights; workers organisations [1 / 2]and a social center are asking for support [es / de] for two activists. They are facing 2 years of prison for their participation in a Euromayday action in Sevilla in 2006. The court case is this friday, petition faxes and messages of support can still be sent [details].

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Sussex University occupation for a free Palestine DEMANDS

21-01-2009 09:38

Yesterday evening Sussex university students occupied a main lecture theatre in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Please send statements of support or enquiries to

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Audio: Two Sides, One Story - Cageprisoners National Tour - Sheffield

21-01-2009 01:37

On Tuesday 20th of January 2009 the Cageprisoners "Two Sides, One Story -- Guantanamo From Boths Sides of the Wire Tour" -- a tour to mark seven years of unlawful detention, abuse and torture, came to Sheffield. Christopher Arendt (former Guantanamo guard, Iraq Veterans Against War, ), Moazzam Begg (former Guantanamo prisoner, spokesperson for Cageprisoners, ) and Omar Deghayes (former Guantanamo prisoner, ) were introduced by Jillian Creasy on behalf of the Sheffield Guantanamo Campaign. It was an outstanding and very moving event and the audio of the meeting is attached and some photos follow.

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6000 march in Birmingham for Gaza but diversity of tactics stifled yet again

21-01-2009 01:30

Saturday the 17th January 2009 saw the biggest demonstration in Birmingham since the beginning of the invasion of Iraq. 6000 people were estimated to be present at the march to protest their anger at the murder of over 1300 Palestinians in Gaza, our government’s total failure to take any diplomatic action, and the corporate media’s predominantly pro-Zionist stance.

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Gaza: Analysis, Pictures, Video Material - Comprehensive Review

21-01-2009 00:50

We are e-mailing, writing media and politicians, sharing ideas and developing strategies to develop the Boycotts, Divestments, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel as well as bringing Israeli leaders to justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Please begin to or expand your work in your community for BDS. For resources and tools, we are listing below links to: pictures and video, facts on Gaza, Declarations by the UN and human rights groups, political analysis, and the link to 25 actions to do.

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Who's next?

20-01-2009 23:57

More creative wackiness from those guys and gals at Hasbara Barbera tm

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Israel Officers Warned Not to Travel To Europe (Fear Of War-Crime Arrest)

20-01-2009 23:28

High Israeli Officials have been warned not to travel to the UK or Europe for fear of being arrested for War Crimes in Gaza.

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Kings College London Occupation in solidarity with Gaza

20-01-2009 20:59

Over 50 students occupied a lecture theatre thismorning at Kins College University of London to demand the immediate revocation of Shimon Peres's Honorary Doctorate

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Greyhound killers' annual awards

20-01-2009 20:56

Demonstrators at last year's event
Greyhound protection group to stage demonstration
Hilton Metropole Hotel, London W2
Sunday 25th January, 5.30pm

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Nottingham Students Commemorate Gazan Dead

20-01-2009 20:17

Setting up
On Thursday 15th January, in an event called by the Palestinian Society, Nottingham students created a memorial to all those who have lost their lives in Gaza.

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Demonstrators to name the dead in Gaza outside EDO/ITT factory

20-01-2009 18:45

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday the 21st, when we will be naming the dead in Gaza outside the factory which facilitated their murder.

EDO MBM/ITT Home Farm Road, Brighton
For directions, see

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Fighting ‘terror’ with terror?

20-01-2009 18:02

A report in today’s Greek conservative newspaper, Kathimerini, calls on the Greek government to enlist the help of foreign police and intelligence agencies to help combat the growing threat to the established capitalist system posed by a resurgence of armed resistance movements, such as Revolutionary Struggle.

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Israel to recruit volunteer info warriors

20-01-2009 16:37

Ha´retz: Israel is recruiting an 'army of bloggers' with foreign language skills to combat anti-Zionist sites

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Surveillance of Nottingham City Centre [Update]

20-01-2009 16:29

Since there have been a number of 'CCTV events in Nottingham recently [reports on the Notts newswire and features], I thought I'd take this opportunity to show you some of my more recent work on the subject, describing some of the technological advances that are proceeding apace.

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Lambeth Unison calls for Boycott of "Apartheid" Israel

20-01-2009 14:49

The Lambeth Branch of UNISON, the second largest trade union in the UK, has voted to condemn the recent slaughter of Palestinians and the ongoing occupation by Israel at a meeting of its Branch Committee this morning.

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Historic day from deprived East London: Voicing off on Black Kennedys!

20-01-2009 14:43

The historic thing about today, Tuesday 20 January 2009 in East London any way is the availability of the London EVENING nostandards STANDARD. It seems that the title is still being published in English! And it is still lying.. It carries a fantastic piece by Anne McElvoy, who claims to have foreseen as long as 4 years ago that Obama was the Black Kennedy!

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While Israeli children return to school, kids in Gaza sift through rubble to find bodies of friends

20-01-2009 14:18

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Israeli media reported Monday that Israeli children from the town of Sderot have returned to school and normalcy. Meanwhile, children in every part of the Gaza Strip are either bleeding in overcrowded hospitals or sifting through the rubble of what used to be their schools, mosques and homes.

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Do you want to go sailing?

20-01-2009 14:04

Hi, we’re looking for people interested in our new sail boat workers co-operative. In attempting to find out what need there is for a sailing co-op to exist we have written the following questionnaire. If you are able to/interested please take a couple of minutes to fill it in and send it back to us by 2nf February. We know this is really soon, but it will help us enormously and, as an incentive, we will love you lots and randomly give a box of chocolates to one of the returned questionnaires!