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1,400 dying each week in Sri Lankan concentration camp

12-07-2009 12:34

1,400 people are reported to be dying each week in just one of the concentration camps in Sri Lanka holding Tamil refugees displaced after the recent conflict.

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Brave Neo-Nazi Tries to Frighten Women Shop-Workers

12-07-2009 11:43

After being nicked in Blackpool recently for waving his arm at the UAF, who were demonstrating outside a BNP event at The New Kimberley Hotel in Blackpool, 'Penis88' has found himself back in court.

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ITT- EDO MBM 2008 Accounts Report Terminal Decline

12-07-2009 11:43

EDO MBM 2008 Accounts
EDO Rugged Systems 2008 Accounts
EDO (UK) Ltd 2008 Accounts

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Action Alert New Malaysian Primate Abuse Centre

12-07-2009 11:11


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UK's National Portrait Gallery Threatens To Sue Wikipedia User

12-07-2009 08:42

The National Portrait Gallery of London is threatening litigation against a Wikipedia user over his uploading of pictures of some 3,000 paintings.

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How the State Crushed the Early 90s Free Party Scene

12-07-2009 07:52

For a brief moment, at vast and lawless raves such as Castlemorton, a generation glimpsed an alternative way of life. Speaking to survivors of the early 90s free party scene, Tim Guest tells the story of how the state crushed the dream

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keen's house now evicted after attack

12-07-2009 01:24

after the court case yesterday, squatter's at the MP's empty property in Brentwood held a farewell party last night. misguided thugs from a local estate attacked the party in a gang with pit-bull terriers. the last of the squatters moved out this afternoon.

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Catholic Workers Arrested Blockading Military's Road to Perdition

11-07-2009 23:53

Veteran members of the Catholic Worker movement Jim Dowling and Ciaron O'Reilly
Australian Catholic Workers, Jim Dowling and Ciaron O'Reilly were arrested this morning while blocking a major military access road to the Talisman Sabre 09 exercises being held at Shoalwater, central Queensland, Australia.

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Mother Palestine and Palestinian Political Prisoners (by Latuff)

11-07-2009 23:00

Mother Palestine and Palestinian Political Prisoners
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terror.

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Peace News Summer Camp - book now!

11-07-2009 22:30

A reminder about the Peace News Summer Camp in Oxfordshire, 23-27 July.

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Calais No Border Camp 2009. (In)visible subjects?

11-07-2009 19:17

“we have access to food, we have access to clothing, you came here to talk politics so lets talk politics”
Co-operation between those with and those without papers must be based on actual solidarity rather than humanitarian charity.

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desertec news

11-07-2009 18:52

great latest desertec news !

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Oxford peace activist nun sentenced.

11-07-2009 15:14

Local activist, Sister Susan Clarkson, has been sentenced to 21 days in prison for refusing to pay fines relating to a previous sentence of criminal damage.

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EDO in Newport

11-07-2009 11:27

EDO are exhibiting in a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle military conference on the 22nd and 23rd (see below).

Anyone fancy a trip to Newport ??

1. Conference: UV Europe 2009. Newport South Wales. July 22-23
Exhibiters from EDO MBM (Brighton) Bental (Israel) UAV Engines
(subsidiary of Israali arms firm Elbit Systems) and others

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Tarnac 9: Summons for examination of witnesses in Berlin and Hamburg

11-07-2009 10:30

Recently three people in Germany received an order to appear in the court of Berlin, resp. Hamburg next week to speak out against comrades in France. None of them will speak to the judge, in both places collective public appearances will take place. You find the call out for the thing in Berlin below, the Hamburg text is not translated so far, but the idea is pretty much the same. As well you will find here a text written after the Berlin police was sent to the house of one of these comrades to steal her handwriting for a comparison with a letter found with one of the people in the Tarnac proceedings. The attempt was not successful so far.

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Murdoch’s News Group accused of £1 million payout to conceal phone-hacking

11-07-2009 09:23

On July 9, the Guardian published allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers paid out over £1 million to settle legal cases that threatened to reveal the repeated use by its journalists of covert and criminal methods to obtain information and personal details about high-profile public figures.

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A war of colonial conquest in Afghanistan

11-07-2009 09:10

The largest military operation since the Obama administration took office is now underway in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Some 4,000 marines, along with hundreds of British troops, are attempting to impose control over an ethnic Pashtun population that has opposed the US-led occupation ever since the 2001 invasion overthrew the Taliban government and installed a puppet regime.

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Genocide in Darfur: Psyops Deconstruction

11-07-2009 07:13

Save Darfur Coalition's advertisement
Presently, we have a planet Earth straining under the extreme stress of the Pentagon's "Full Spectrum Dominance" ideology, a phenomena which we will here conceptualize in psychiatric terms. Reflecting a distinct and peculiar hyper-neurotic drive to control everything and everyone in the universe. The American Establishment and the "international community" has leveled the "genocide" charges against Sudan's president.

The Pentagon's anti-Bashir Darfur campaign bears a strong resemblance to the campaign carried out against the Habyarimana government and the people of Rwanda, beginning in 1990 and continuing to this very day.

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Bush, Obama and the Corporate Love Affair

11-07-2009 02:05

An analysis of the similarities between the Bush and Obama administrations regarding pro-corporate policies, war policy and the environment despite the obvious differences between the two men.