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hicham yezza sentenced to 9 months imprisonment

10-03-2009 15:43

hicham at a recent conference in london
last thursday at northampton crown court, despite strong mitigation arguments, hicham yezza was sentenced to nine months for "securing avoidance of immigration control using deception"

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Palestine Today 031009

10-03-2009 15:26


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday , March 10th, 2009.

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APPO councillor abducted and tortured in Oaxaca

10-03-2009 14:21

Marcelino Coache Verano’s “kidnapping” between Wednesday and Thursday by an unidentified group left the former political prisoner and Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO) councilor with visible signs of torture and first and second-degree burns on his chest and genitals.

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2009 Draft U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

10-03-2009 12:45

The draft 1990-2007 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory is now available for public comment. To ensure your comments are considered for the final version of the document, please submit your comments to Leif Hockstad at Leif Hockstad at or Melissa Weitz at

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Kingston University Files Action to Silence Whistleblower

10-03-2009 12:28

Kingston University has filed action with the World Intellectual Property Organisation on behalf of its Vice-Chancellor, Sir Peter Scott to wrest control of the domain name, from a former whistleblower employee.

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Activists facing murder charges over suicidal hunter's stunt

10-03-2009 12:26

A fox-hunt supporter has been killed by suicidally running at an anti-hunt gyrocopter - and two activists could face murder charges as a result!

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Canada's Duty To Arrest George Bush for War Crimes

10-03-2009 12:03

Dear Prime Minister [Stephen Harper: email:] and Ministers Nicholson, Van Loon, Kenney and Cannon:

George Bush is a person credibly accused of torture and other gross human rights violations, crimes against humanity and war crimes.. LAW to Canadian Gov't

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Water shortages and food takeovers in Australia

10-03-2009 11:50

'Murray towns 'living hand to mouth'
"Hundreds of thousands of fruit trees have been pulled out, rice production has plunged by 93pc and vineyards lie abandoned as the "irrigation drought" continues unabated in Australia's southern food bowl."

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In Memory of Steve Cohen

10-03-2009 10:18

Steve Cohen, a socialist and fighter against all forms of racism and immigration controls, died on Sunday morning, 8. March 2009.
"Right now, ‘Don’t Organise, Mourn!’ - his only slightly tongue-in-cheek injunction to grieving friends’ seems as tidy and insightful as anything else he came up with." (Jane on Engage Online)

Here is a my attempt at public remembering and mourning.

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Glasgow: Come and protest outside the Home Office

10-03-2009 09:52

Demo outside Glasgow UKBA
Wednesday 11th March 12:00 pm
UKBA Public Enquiry Office
Festival Court
200 Brand Street
G51 1DH

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Nowtopia Meeting in Newcastle

10-03-2009 09:51

Author Chris Carlsson presents his provocative new book, examining a new politics of work that has emerged outside of the traditional constraints of wage-labor. It's a Talk and Slide-show with discussion following the 50-minute presentation.

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Around the Campaigns Tuesday 10th March 2009

10-03-2009 09:49

*************** is back in the UK and back in his community
The Home Secretary has now brought *************** a gay person seeking asylum in the UK, back to the UK from Uganda where he was unlawfully deported last year. Jacqui Smith was ordered to do this by a High Court judge on 19th February. He arrived back in the UK last Friday and was detained in Tinsley House IRC before being released yesterday afternoon.

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The War on Drugs is causing unimaginable suffering.

10-03-2009 08:46

There is a UN General Assembly Special Session on drugs this week and Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on it to act to ensure that more people can get the pain relief they desperately need.

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Flesh, flesh everywhere, Nor any morsel to eat…

10-03-2009 03:22

We have all the food we need to eradicate world hunger. We are simply too myopic, closed-minded, tradition-bound, and quite frankly, weak-willed, to do what is necessary.

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AMN Days of Action Announced! - 3-6th April

10-03-2009 00:15


At the beginning of April NATO meets in Strasbourg to celebrate its 60th Anniversary. This is no time to celebrate. This is a time to take action.

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Racist Abuse of Discretion: Workers’ Constitutional Rights Arising From Unlawful

09-03-2009 22:07

Workers’ Constitutional Rights Arising From Unlawful Termination Case of Hilda Zhang

Can we have the HighCourt Australia Blaklisted? Please !!

French, Hayne, Gummow, Crennan JJ covering up for judicial corruption, perverting justice and institutionalised racism/discrimination

Death of Mandamus: French, Hayne, Gummow, Crennan JJ protecting and coverup conspiracy to pervert justice

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French police attack on refugees affects Portsmouth children

09-03-2009 21:45

Tear gas sprayed on refugees in a truck in France has ended up harming children in Portsmouth when they played on a new slide which had been in the truck that was sprayed with the tear gas.

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A Not-So-Secret Blacklist of Employers

09-03-2009 21:34

It is about time that a blacklist of employers be created in order to warn potential employees against working for companies that degrade and undermine the dignity and self-respect of people. ABU has started one.

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Australia - The Concealed Colony "The Truth Will Set Us Free" Part II

09-03-2009 20:33


[Solicitor’s Firm , Address & contact details deleted]

[Firm name deleted] solicitors have been instructed by a leading group of Australian historical researchers to mount a challenge in the High Court seeking as declaration that Australia is truly an independent nation. The UK court will be asked to consider whether or not that present law and executive function in Australia is flawed and invalid. This challenge may well have a significant impact upon Canada and New Zealand. Australian legal Counsel has already stated that such a challenge should take place. UK Counsel's opinion is being sought.

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And so The “Change” Begins

09-03-2009 18:33

As we begin the “Obama Era,” are we seeing the changes we were promised?