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Young people tackle climate change in Nottingham

16-04-2009 10:42

Peak oil, climate change, consumerism...young people in Nottingham are using their own backyard (in some cases literally!!) to tackle these issues and more...

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Tortures of Iraqi Citizens in Poland- Jerzy Kos a key suspect?

16-04-2009 07:00

As independent bloggers observed, key suspect in the case should be former CEO of the Szczytno- Szymany airport, i.e. the airport where the flights from Kabul with kidnapped Iraqis were landing. A CIA prison, according to media accusations, was located in the CIA base in Stare Kiejkuty, 50 kilometers from the airport. It is there where Iraqi citizens were illegally tortured by people employed by US government.

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Education and Capitalism

16-04-2009 01:04

Louvain 2009
On the 28th and 29th, of April in Louvain and Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium the bi-annual ministerial conference of the Bologna processes will be reassembled "to assess the progress achieved and the new steps to be taken" and to give feedback on university reforms already on their way. Did they ever ask students, teachers and researchers, workers and staff of Europe? In addition to the ministers of education, consulting members such as Business Europe (european patronal organisation) and the ESU (european student union) will be present to evaluate this process.

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Demos continue [April] at Heckler & Koch weapons HQ in Nottingham

16-04-2009 00:04

12.30pm on Tuesday April 14th, people had gathered at the gates to the UK headquarters of Heckler & Koch, based within the Easter Park Industrial Estate on Lenton Lane, Nottingham. Nottingham NG7 PX. [Unit 3 in fact].

The campaign holds regular monthly demonstrations, [These are normally held on the 2nd monday of every month]

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15-04-2009 21:56

The Industrial Workers of the World (Cambridge) will mark May Day, the International Workers Day, by hosting a celebratory gig at the Man on the Moon pub, Norfolk St., Cambridge. Music will start at 7:30pm and we will be asking for £3/£5 on the door.

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Bristol Rising Tide and Westside Statement of Solidarity for the RATCLIFFE 114

15-04-2009 20:34

Many people will have seen the news on Monday morning that 114 people were arrested in Nottingham ahead of an alleged protest at E.ON's Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station..

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Witness appeal for G20 police assault on photographer

15-04-2009 19:20

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We are looking for anyone who may have witnessed an assault on a independent photographer at the G20 protests. The assault took place April 1st between 6pm and 7pm on the corner between Lombard St and Exchange Square around Mansion House place (near the porta-loos and entrance to Bank station).

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Italy - Goran Davidović - Neo-Nazi leader “received visa legally”

15-04-2009 18:26

Goran Davidović (Beta, archive)
BELGRADE 9 April 2009-- Goran Davidović, the leader of a Serbian neo-Nazi organization, received a visa legally, according to Italian Ambassador to Belgrade Alessandro Merola.

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Stop police brutality: Protesting is not a crime 16 Apr 5pm Scotland Yard

15-04-2009 15:42

police baton youth at Royal Exchange Buildings, 1st April

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Palestine Today 041509

15-04-2009 15:27


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Wednesday April 15th, 2009.

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Save Sulukule, Historical Heritage of the Romani People

15-04-2009 14:36

EveryOne Group, Them Romano and Coordinamento Sa Phrala are asking Unesco and the European Union to intervene and help to put a stop to this destruction. But first of all, they are appealing to the Turkish Government to preserve the world’s oldest Roma settlement and to help the Roma community in its restoration.

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Viva Palestina letter to Charities Commission from George Galloway

15-04-2009 14:19


From: GALLOWAY, George
Sent: 14 April 2009 14:03
Subject: letter concerning viva palestina

By email to

Hard copy will be sent to
Louise Edwards
Compliance Investigation Unit (London
Charity Commission Direct
PO Box 1227
Liverpool L69 3UG

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Anti-Police Brutality Demo in Newcastle

15-04-2009 13:38

Geordies staged an anti-police brutality demo last week in response to the polices actions at the G20, and also to highlight the acts of brutality these thugs commit everyday.

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Tonight! Cinema Libre @ The Library House

15-04-2009 13:30

Cinema Libre is a chance for people to meet up and discuss there perspectives and share and learn from others in an informal environment. Discussion is open, and we always look forward to all contributions

Each week we bring you a selection of shorts and feature documentaries in an attempt to flesh out the issues and explore the solutions and action needed.

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Rent strike for decent environment

15-04-2009 13:05

Walking tour through Abercromby - an area completely transformed and 'regenerated' by Liverpool University

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15-04-2009 12:06

Can someone from Indymedia please clarify or make a statement of some sort as to whether Chris Knight has or ever had ANYTHING to do with Indymedia?

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Parachinar: The Silent Massacre

15-04-2009 11:34

Surprisingly, at a time when the “civilized” world is on a so-called offensive against “terror”, coverage of the sorrow-filled plight of Parachinaris within western media has been periodical at best. The reasons for this are unclear. May be it is because Parachinar, fatefully, does not sit over barrels of oil; or perhaps our probing of the historical context behind these massacres will lead us to discover that Parachinar is yet another piece of anecdotal evidence of the much disregarded “blowback” stemming from the Soviet era.

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'I survived BP! (But life on Earth might not!)'

15-04-2009 10:54

'I survived BP!'
Picture shows the T-shirt to be presented to retiring BP Chairman Peter Sutherland at its AGM, ExCel, 16.4.09

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Hillsborough 1989 Remembered

15-04-2009 10:48

20 years ago I was on the way to a Roy Harper gig in Leeds totally unaware of what was unfolding in Sheffield.

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The “anti-terror” arrests in northwest England: what really lies behind them?

15-04-2009 10:25

One week after a series of high profile arrests, little evidence has come to light of plans for the mass terrorist atrocity that supposedly triggered the detentions.