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Sofia Mweni & Johson Kalu to remain in the UK

27-07-2009 06:55

Petition to Rt. Hon Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for the Home Office to allow Sofia Mweni & Johson Kalu to remain in the UK

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Online Appeal to save the Mansour family from deportation

27-07-2009 06:51

The family were detained on the 1st July and incarcerated in Tinsley House IRC. They made Bail last Friday and were returned to Manchester.

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Keep Abbas Sharifi in Sheffield

27-07-2009 06:50

Abbas Sharifi, a 49 year old disabled Afghani man is due to be forcibly removed from the UK, on a 'Ethnic charter flight', under the UK Home Office operation 'Ravel' programme on Tuesday July 28th 2009 at 21:30 from the UK, flight PVT008 to Baku for onward transit to Kabul/Afghanistan.

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In the face of unspeakable evil, is it even possible for me to go too far?

27-07-2009 05:36

Obviously the true enemy in this war is the system. The pitiless, soulless, murderous machine of capitalism and industrial civilization inculcates, indoctrinates, entices, bribes, and coerces nearly everyone to participate in its bloody, rapacious, and relentless assault on the Earth and its sentient inhabitants. Even those of us who recognize its malevolence and are struggling to skewer the heart of this wretched beast have to use the sociopathic master’s tools if we’ve a prayer of dismantling the master’s house of horrors.

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El Desierto Verde - The Green Desert (Biofuels in Colombia)

27-07-2009 00:29

An account of taking part in an international mission of verification about biofuels in Colombia 1st-11th July 2009 - a week in Valle de Cauca and the north of Cauca where sugar cane is grown extensively and processed into ethanol for use as a biofuel.

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Police have sabotaged the largest green festival in UK

26-07-2009 22:53

Rumours are flying that a new Chief inspector wanted revenge for activists showing up the Met police during the G20 protests in London and at Kingsnorth power station protests in Kent. Shutting down the Big Green Gathering was the perfect chance to foil activists.

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How the Swedish Pirate Party Platform Backfires on Free Software

26-07-2009 22:12

The bullying of the copyright industry in Sweden inspired the launch of the first political party whose platform is to reduce copyright restrictions: the Pirate Party. Its platform includes the prohibition of Digital Restrictions Management, legalization of noncommercial sharing of published works, and shortening of copyright for commercial use to a five-year period. Five years after publication, any published work would go into the public domain.

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Venezuela coup d'etat rumor may herald things to come given mighty interests

26-07-2009 22:05

Jutta Schmitt
With all the problems, vices and malpractices existent in the current administration I still consider President Chavez as the very centerpiece for change in Venezuela and Latin America, and all those who are tirelessly working to make it happen, against all odds.

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DISARM DSEi activist arrested for holding a banner outside army showroom

26-07-2009 21:37

Last Saturday, 25th July, activists gathered outside Dalston Kingsland shopping centre, for a demonstration against the army showroom which recently opened there.

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Chavez: US plans to invade Venezuela through Colombia

26-07-2009 18:15

US military presence in the Americas (2009)
Veneuzelan President Hugo Chavez asserted that the U.S. “has plans to invade Venezuela,” and “wants to convert Colombia into the Israel of Latin America.”

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SchNEWS 685 = Big Green Gather Inc.

26-07-2009 17:49

Can Big Green Gathering – on next week – survive with it's radical politics intact after being bought out but US-funded venture capitalists? plus, clampdown in Calais on migrants trying to get to Britain, redundant workers at the Vestas wind turbine factory on Isle Of Wight occupy workplace in protest, repression in Iran continues, with protesters being killed by security forces and thousands detained, Liverpool BNP activist Peter Tierney is in court for violently attacking anti-fascist protesters, and more...

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Bigg Green athering forced to cancel at the last minute!

26-07-2009 17:07

After news yesterday that the Big Green Gathering was facing a Hight Court hearing on Monday morning for an injunction against the festival applied for by Mendip District Council and the police, today the directors of the Big Green Gathering seem to have voluntarily surrendered the license for the BGG 2009, and thus cancelling the event just 48 hours before it was due to start. With people already on site setting up the infrastructure for the diferent areas and programs of the festival, and leaving thousands of people wondering what to do with their already bought coach and train tickets, no doubt these knews come as a big dissapointment for many people.

of an injunction

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EU Court of Human Rights supports criminalisation of boycott of Israeli goods

26-07-2009 13:20

The latest ruling by the European Court of Human Rights passed by a vote of 6-1 states that it is not a violation of human rights to criminalise the calls for a boycott against Israeli goods.

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50,000 monkeys held in Chinese hell farms

26-07-2009 12:59

Main stream media expose the new monkey hell holes nearing completion in China

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Demo in support of Amdani Juma [continued Immigration Limbo]

26-07-2009 11:54

At 5pm on Friday 24th July in the Market Square, he and his supporters joined a rally to highlight his predicament.

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Climate Change: a year from now

26-07-2009 11:15

On Tuesday August 4th, the people of Greater Manchester have an opportunity
to come together to share knowledge and ideas about Climate Change and what
to do about it.

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Nationwide Antifa Action Day Iran, Germany

26-07-2009 11:11

Nationwide Antifa Action Day Iran: Attack the German-European collaboration
with the Iranian regime!
12th of August

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Section 1 PACE searches at Kingsnorth Climate Camp 2008 - legal update

26-07-2009 10:29

The judicial review on the lawfulness of the section 1 PACE searches is progressing really well. The timelimit for other people to file claims is being extended. Anyone searched under s1 at the Kingsnorth Climate Camp may have a good legal claim as a result of this test case.

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Calais: monitoring police activity in the jungle

26-07-2009 09:36

NEW INFO LINES If you are coming to Calais to show solidarity and want information: call (from UK) 00 33 6 34 81 07 10 (from France) 06 34 81 07 10

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Bloggers vs A4e - Poverty Pimps Attempt Internet Censorship

26-07-2009 09:10

Calling all bloggers!

Poverty pimps A4e seem to be intent on starting a cyberwar after now seemingly shutting down two blogs which were critical of their shady shenanigans.