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Craig Murray: Formal Evidence Session on UK Complicity in Torture

27-04-2009 11:08

On Tuesday 28th April 1:45pm, former British Ambassador Craig Murray will give evidence to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights regarding British complicity with recent torture around the world. Craig Murray will argue that it is not the security service operatives, but the Ministers who set the policy – and specifically Jack Straw – who should be facing criminal charges.

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Poor mans Tamiflu

27-04-2009 10:55

Media scares about flu pandemics cause anxiety and hypochondria. The best cure for that is a good cup of tea.

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Stop the Removal of Sunny Michael

27-04-2009 10:39

[Sunny and a number of UK Nigerian families/individuals are due to be forcibly removed from the UK on a joint UK/Ireland 'Ethnic Charter Flight on Wednesday 29th April. Neither the potential deportees or their solicitors have been told which airport the plane is leaving from or who the carriers are.]

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Spring No Borders Network Newsletter Available Now

27-04-2009 10:19

Spring No Borders Network Newsletter

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Radioactive waste leak at Faslane

27-04-2009 09:54

An MoD report released under the freedom of information act has revealed repeated leaks of nuclear waste into the Firth of Clyde over the last few years.

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Object to planning application for biofuel power plant in Southall, West London

27-04-2009 09:53

Object against a planning application for a biofuel power plant in Southall, Ealing, West London:

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Don't Separate Ezatullah & Sifatutullah

27-04-2009 09:36

Ezatullah Hotak a national of Afghanistan, is currently detained in Brook House and due to be forcibly removed to Afghanistan on Tuesday 28th April on the regular 'Ethnic Charter Flight' PVT008 (UKBA Operation Ravel) from Stanstead airport @ 19:30.

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Open letter to Sussex Police

27-04-2009 09:33

We will be travelling down to Brighton for the Mayday bank holiday on May 4th, and I hope you'll make it worth our while.

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Police Raid on Newly Opened Squat, Bristol. Occupants evicted within 40 minutes.

27-04-2009 08:42

This is what occurred: Reliance security company responded to an alarm that went off inside the building. The police were then called. The first copper on scene was prepared to depart saying that 'they have squatters rights and it is a civil matter', and then Reliance called the police again and 3 riot vans and 5 police cars turned up.

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BAE systems blockaded for Role in Gaza Siege

27-04-2009 05:48

This morning activists from Break the Siege! blockaded BAE systems factory in Middleton, Manchester. Using motorbike chains and D-locks they obstructed the plant by sealing off several entrance points. A banner was also hung which read: ‘BAE profits from the siege on Gaza’. This direct action was a response to a call for a day of action by the No Borders network.

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Climate Activists ‘Do A Banksy’ On 27 Tesco Branches

27-04-2009 03:57

At 4am this morning Tesco branches across London were hit by graffiti climate activists.

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Handy Map for the Mayday! Mayday! Demo (Should work this time!)

27-04-2009 01:38

On May 4th Smash EDO are holding a mas s street party against war, greed and militarism. Here's a handy map of war profiteers in Brighton and Hove.


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New Profile Movement: Harsh Police Attack on Freedom of Expression

26-04-2009 22:09

The Police Detained Political Activists from Ramat Hasharon, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beer Sheva

* “One who believed that criminal cases due to political activism are conjured up “only” for Arab citizens discovers that s/he is also liable to be detained due to the expression of opinions concerning the failures of the society and rule in Israel.”

* Amongst the detainees – a 70 year old ceramic artist, the daughter of a family of “Righteous among the Nations” from Holland, a grandmother to six Israeli grandchildren

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Against the capitalist crisis, there is only one solution: class struggle

26-04-2009 22:01

The economic crisis which has crashed down on society has already had and for a long time will have disastrous consequences for the lives of the masses, as every worker can see in his daily life or her work. The bourgeois economists themselves admit it: they do not know what the causes of the crisis are – satisfying themselves by blaming the greed of the bankers or excessive financial deregulation – and they do not know when it will end and give way to the long-awaited “economic recovery”.

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"On Strike Against Genocide" Wednesday

26-04-2009 21:32

strike for peace
Make your stand, take a day off work, nursery, school, college, university, and gather in Westminster.

Wednesday 29th April from early...

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pics from tolpuddle martyrs anniversary yesterday

26-04-2009 21:26

an afternoon of music, speakers, procession and banners near the tolpuddle martyr's mural in edward square, king's cross.
pics at

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critical mass report and pics

26-04-2009 21:05

more than 500 cyclists massed on friday evening in good weather. the ride visited several key locations including commemorations of two lives recently lost.
pics on london indymedia at

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SHUT DOWN PASSENGER FLIGHTS,empower communities&end industrial livestock farmin

26-04-2009 20:49

Laboratories confirm this is a H1N1 flu,time for us to organise& survive, cooperatively & help good workers in the NHS & WHO.
In this chaotic system-society,Seems most experts & government leaders will still be assesing situ still or trying to save themelves+ their families first as they know their isnt a
proper cooperative democratic system in place

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Shy KB EG16

26-04-2009 20:48

Not liked to be filmed, one of the Sussex finest was seen in public today.