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Around the Campaigns Thursday 7th May 2009

07-05-2009 06:30

Stephanie, Desmond, Raphael and Ubaka back in Sheffield

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Public needs Pilibhit to be a Tiger reserve - OIPA INDIA

07-05-2009 05:15

Pilibhit have 72000 hectare forest area land & Smt. Maneka Gandhi founder of the PFA represented this area in Indian Parliament many times but no body is worried to conserve wildlife - forest of this area, hence the International Organization for Animal Protection - OIPA in India representative Naresh Kadyan comes forward to fight for neglected forest and wildlife, it should be protected from poachers - wooden mafia's.

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Mayday Mayday, Smashing EDO in pictures.

06-05-2009 21:53

It starts down by the pier with a flag.

Another eventful day by the seaside.

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Why the police riot? - part 11

06-05-2009 21:49

The TSG facilitating protest at Westminster Cathedral
The British police public order manual is a secret document establishing a paramilitary third force in the UK, under the control of a private company (ACPO) with permission from the home office. It's long overdue that more information about this was in the public domain.

This is part 11 of a series, for parts 1-10 see:

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NW // A positive critique of Smash EDO Brighton May Day

06-05-2009 18:04

A personal perspective of the Smash EDO May Day actions on 4th May 2009.

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Berlusconi's misterious teen speaks out. Full interview.

06-05-2009 16:22

This interview with mrs Noemi Letizia (18) has sparkled mr Berlusconi's wife reaction and her decision to divorce.

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Spoof stickers against rising fares on Leeds Buses.

06-05-2009 15:46

Those pests have struck again.

After their spoof of the local paper was so well received the people behind the Yorkshire Evening Pest have responded to yet another rise in the fares on First buses by producing stickers which helpfully inform passengers of both the rise in prices and what the company really thinks of them.

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EDO Copper Video On You Tube

06-05-2009 15:00

"Spent most of my duty dodging this rabble. Full marks to the Controller at X-ray; he kept everyone posted where the buggers were."

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Radical DIY Mini-Fest in Newcastle

06-05-2009 14:37

Event Poster
D.I.Y Aye! A 2 day festival of radical DIY workshops, films, music and more

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Palestine Today 050609

06-05-2009 14:17


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Wednesday May 6th 2009.

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'Up to 100 dead' in Afghan raid

06-05-2009 13:36

US-Terror i. Afghanistan - 100 Tote Zivilisten
B-1B-Bomber ueber Afghanistan ... Dutzende Tote bei US-Angriff in Afghanistan ... Bei einem Luftangriff der US Air Force im Bezirk Bala Buluk im Westen Afghanistans kommen Dutzende Menschen ums Leben. Nach Angaben des Roten Kreuzes befinden sich auch Frauen und Kinder unter den Toten. ....

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Update from the Anarchist Movement Conference 09

06-05-2009 13:20

Anarchist Movement Conference 2009 in London, UK
June 6th/7th, Queen Mary University, London E1 4NS
web: // email:

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Transition Sneinton and St Ann's - Film showing and discussion 7th May

06-05-2009 12:45

Film showing of 'A Convienient Truth - Urban Solutions from Curitiba' and open space discussion about Transition towns.

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Cleaning Barbara Follett's Windows

06-05-2009 12:40

So unless you've just come back from a far, far away land where politicians aren't self-serving careerists who line their own pockets with public money, you'll have heard about the latest slew of expenses scandals. One MP tried to claim for a Sauna, David Milliband wants a private jet and Baroness Uddin, a Labour peer appointed by Tony, has claimed about £100,000 in parliamentary expenses on a flat in Kent that neighbours say has been unoccupied and unfurnished for years.

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Swansea Visteon Update 6th May 2009

06-05-2009 12:10

An update of events at the Visteon plant in Swansea

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06-05-2009 12:01

Saturday 20 June, 11 am - 6 pm
Ruskin College, Walton Street, Oxford
We cordially invite you to visit the 1st ever Oxford Working Class Bookfair! There will be books, talks, workshops, short films and more books and magazines . .

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Report from Tamil 'free zone', Mullaitivu District

06-05-2009 11:20

Bomber aircrafts have resumed bombing raids since 4th May, 2009. This has increased the deaths and injuries manifold. This is an added atrocity apart from mayhem caused by artillery and canon fire.
Famine is widespread. People are not eating for several days. The fainting incidents are common. Many reach the stage of stupor. If not taken any action they reach coma stage and die.

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Swine Flu - Second wave to be much worse

06-05-2009 10:42

Doctors are being warned to prepare for a second, "much worse" wave of swine flu hitting Britain in the autumn, the Health Secretary has disclosed.

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Free Hich! Day of Action: Thu 14th May

06-05-2009 10:24

Hicham Yezza
On Thu 14th May it will be exactly one year since the wrongful arrest of Hicham Yezza under the Terrorism Act. Hich was cleared of any involvement in terrorism but was immediately detained again for alleged immigration offences. The Home Office is still trying to deport Hich to Algeria. Please join us by taking whatever action you can on the anniversary of Hich’s arrest. We need to highlight the injustice and exert pressure for his release before it is too late.

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Dealing with police horses

06-05-2009 10:23

There has been some criticism of people throwing things at police horses on the recent Smash Edo-ITT demo in Brighton. There is an alternative.