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Case dropped against Jewish activist charged over "bloody hands" protest for Palestine

12-03-2009 10:08

Pro-Palestinian campaigners claimed victory on Wednesday when charges were dropped against a Jewish activist arrested for protesting at a celebration of Israel's 60th anniversary last June.

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L.A.W to RCMP: Investigate Bush for War Crimes

12-03-2009 09:30

'W' is reported to be planning to visit Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on or before March 17,2009
L.A.W sent the attached letter today to the RCMP War Crimes Division requesting them to

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Are you being censored?

12-03-2009 09:15

The following information might prove useful to campaigners.

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DWP occupied by bankers & others.

12-03-2009 09:08

Starting young.
On Monday the Department of Work and Pensions was visited by some irate bankers demanding more children to sweep their chimneys. At the same time some proletartian protesters also intervened leaving both of the main entrances to building blocked.

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As the Corporatocracy Melts ...

12-03-2009 01:47

The discussion on the Mind-X forum (mainly a science & tech forum, with a focus on "the Singularity") are very informative.

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Gyrocopter Murder charge

11-03-2009 21:49

A man has been charged with the murder of hunt supporter Trevor Morse who was killed in a collision with a gyrocopter.

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Binyam Mohamed interview reveals MI5 collusion in torture and abuse

11-03-2009 20:14

On March 8, the Mail on Sunday published an interview with former Guantánamo Bay detainee and British resident Binyam Mohamed.

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Anxiety over Northern Ireland “peace process” following shootings of soldiers, p

11-03-2009 20:13

The media in the UK and Ireland has been filled with near apocalyptic warnings of the potential breakdown of the Northern Ireland "peace process", which established power-sharing structures between Republican and Loyalist parties.

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NEWSPEAK - A New Media Lens Book And An Urgent Appeal For Support

11-03-2009 19:59

We are delighted to announce that a new Media Lens book, ‘NEWSPEAK in the 21st Century,’ will be published by Pluto Press in the autumn.

John Pilger says of our book:

"Not since Orwell and Chomsky has perceived reality been so skilfully revealed in the cause of truth."

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Safe From Who? Issue #5 The Fargate Speaker

11-03-2009 19:02

The Fargate Speaker - Sheffield's antidote to crappy local news rags.

In this Issue: The Economic Crisis for Dummies, Bus Fare Hikes, Identi-kit stores, Starbucks, Fargate poses the question..., Sport

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Protest the Government Ban on Youtube After Secret Mutiny Tape of 70 Killed Airs

11-03-2009 18:34

You Tube Censored
Podcast, Articles and Videos regarding the fact that we must let the world know it is unethical for the Bangladesh Government to censor Free media access for their people especially after an incident involving the murder of over 70 people! - -

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more lawlessness in parliament square

11-03-2009 18:29

barbara holding the damaged megaphone
police criminally damaged a megaphone and assaulted a protester in parliament square this morning - there were no arrests

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Students removed by force from Bullring Topshop

11-03-2009 15:59

Protestors freeze in the shop doorway
Last weekend students from the University of Birmingham were forcibly removed from the Bullring during a non-violent peaceful protest against Topshops refusal to join the ethical trade initiative.

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Movement @gainst Militarisation

11-03-2009 15:57

We aim to build a non heirarchial,libertarian,secular anti militarist movement

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68,000 Mercenaries in Afghanistan, Graveyard of Empries. 163,500 in Iraq

11-03-2009 15:22

Below are many ways to end the illegal
violent stupid and costly wars in Afghanistan
and Iraq. Thank you for continuing with your own

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Palestine Today 031109

11-03-2009 15:09


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Wednesday , March 11th, 2009.

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Justice for the Shrewsbury 24 building workers! Support EDM 1002

11-03-2009 14:49

Shrewsbury pickets
1972 was a year of successful industrial action in Britain. The miners had won over pay, the Tory Government had been forced to release five imprisoned dockers. 1972 also saw Britain's first National Building Workers' strike. The strike committees of North Wales building workers would go on to be the victims of one of the worst miscarriages of justice since the days of the Toll Puddle Martyrs. They would be vilified and hounded by parts of the press, convicted by a court as a deterrent to strikers, and abandoned by their own union leaders and the TUC. Six of them would go to prison and one of these would die later as a result of the treatment he received while there. See

37 years later, an Early Day Motion (EDM) has been tabled demanding a public inquiry into the gross miscarriages of justice and disclosure of all Government and security papers relating to the case.

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indigenous representative murdered in Colombia

11-03-2009 14:01

This latest murder takes place during an Emergency Territorial and Humanitarian Gathering in Jambalo municipality, Cauca, where indigenous communities decided to recover the territory for the civilian population and remove armed groups.

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Stop the Rot, Squat the Lot

11-03-2009 13:25

An attempt to create a social space in Brighton outisde of the banal injustice of landlordship and capitalism, and all the highs and lows that come with it!

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Miss University London Pageant Infiltrated and Disrupted

11-03-2009 13:17

Protestors infiltrate Beauty Pageant, disrupting it from the inside. To complement the different protests against this event, one group braved the inside of the club. They used a variety of means to disturb it, halt it and show why its not okay to do this.