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Judges will re-consider public disclosure of UK complicity in torture

12-05-2009 14:22

The High Court has announced that it will re-open its original judgment that details of the torture of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed should remain secret in the interests of national security.

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Urgent! Avigdor Lieberman in London tomorrow!

12-05-2009 13:56

Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's newly minted and openly racist Foreign Minister, who recently suggested that Israel do to Gaza what the US did to Japan in 1945 and that as former Transport Minister a few years ago said he would donate busses to round up Palestinian prisoners and drown them in the Dead Sea, is coming to London to meet David Miliband at the Foreign Office tomorrow at 10:30. This is so not on.

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Countering Corruption and Ensuring Traceability

12-05-2009 13:36

In a startling move the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has announced the implementation of a radical new system for Members Expenses.

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Occupied a TV station in Galiza (Spain) in solidarity with Amadeu Casellas

12-05-2009 13:07

Amadeu Casellas is a Spanish anarchists prisioner who has been in jail since the early 80's. He used to hold up banks to support struggles going on at that time.

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Demonstrate: support London Met Student Occupation at Commercial Rd 5.30pm today

12-05-2009 12:23

From UCU and UNISON's Save London Met campaign committee:

Students in the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design have occupied rooms in Commercial Rd in protest at the proposed cuts to staff. We understand that they are demanding that Management drop the proposals to make staff redundant and that managers come to explain to students what is happening.

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Open complaint against JET AIRWAYS for one pair Pug killing - Naresh Kadyan

12-05-2009 11:59

Mr. Rajender Tandon -9810187321 lodged a complaint with the International Organization for Animal Protection - OIPA in India Representative Naresh Kadyan about killing of his one pair Pug dogs by the JET AIRWAYS, this matter was taken up with the Mumbai Police vide Complaint - #12377 dated May 12th, 2009 u/s 428 & 429 IPC read with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 & violation of the other relevant laws of the land

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Police obtain new surveillance cameras

12-05-2009 11:22

Sherpa camera in Clerkenwell Green
At the same time Police have obtained new powers to stop the public and press photographing them, they have obtained a new means of filming the public.

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Rossport: Boats commence work on offshore pipe in Glengad

12-05-2009 10:02

Yesterday work began again in the water in preperation for the return of the Solitaire

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Blockade of Colnbrook detention centre– SUPPORT NEEDED

12-05-2009 09:55

Colnbrook IRC blockaded in attempt to stop the forced deportation of detainee's to Iraq. Support needed now to reinforce blockade.

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Colnbrook IRC under Blockade

12-05-2009 09:11

Anti-deportation campaigners encase themselves in concrete and glass to stop mass deportation flight to Iraq

Campaigners from the Stop Deportation Network and the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees are blockading Colnbrook detention centre, near Heathrow airport, to stop 45 Iraqi refugees being forcibly deported to Iraqi Kurdistan on a specially chartered flight. Six protesters have encased their arms in glass and plastic tubes and concrete blocks, blocking the entrance to Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres. The coaches to carry deportees to the airport have not been able to leave.

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Thatcher's Children

12-05-2009 08:17

An article that explores the political and social attitudes of working class young people. To see the article with active links please go to

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Busy Week for SHAC UK Demos

12-05-2009 04:35

Tuesday-Saturday last week (5th-9th) saw demonstrations in; Horsham, London, Portsmouth, Birmingham, Worcester, Cambridge, Luton and Birmingham. Targeting customers, investors and suppliers of HLS; Novartis, Legg Mason, Barclays (x9), Axa, Boicair, Staples, Sigma Aldrich and BNY Mellon.

The special occasion? Closing down HLS!

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Veggie Pride UK press release

12-05-2009 00:09

This coming Saturday (16th May 2009) a totally unique event will take place in Birmingham City Centre. Veggie Pride UK will be a celebration of vegetarian and vegan lifestyles and will feature a fantastic festival and vibrant carnival procession. For more details, see or see our press release below.

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More Derivatives endangering Capitalism?

11-05-2009 23:33

There tricks are not clever enough to overcome Darling Brown's induction of Hyperinflation that will end Civilisation,

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Investigation into LSR (HLS)

11-05-2009 22:41

Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating possible shareholder claims arising from potential breaches of fiduciary duty by certain executives and directors of Life Sciences Research, Inc. (NYSE: LSR) in connection with the proposal by Andrew Baker, LSR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of LSR for a price of $7.50 per share pursuant to a letter dated March 3, 2009. See

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Breaking News: London Metropolitan University Occupied against restructuring!!‏

11-05-2009 19:11

Time now: 19.53, Monday. Urgent call out to East London Comrades - police expected by 9pm tonight!

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BNP Euro-candidate arrested for gun-running!

11-05-2009 18:41

The BNP's David Lucas has been raided by armed police on suspicion of handling stolen / illegal firearms (in other words, gun-running). Mad rural fascists with dodgy guns - what an alarming prospect!

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On route to Calais: No Borders tour in Manchester and Hebden Bridge

11-05-2009 16:38

Upcoming No Borders exhibition in Manchester (Longsight and Northern Quarter) + talks/films in Manchester and Hebden Bridge

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Palestine Today 051109

11-05-2009 15:39


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