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17-10-2009 19:10The main contractor at Fiddler's Ferry power station in Cheshire is seeking an injunction under the Prevention of Terrorism Act to prevent blacklisted workers from picketing the site.
#105 | Town hall of Nikaia, Athens is occupied after demo for the police killing of Mohammad Atif Kamran; statement by the occupation’s assembly.
Mohammad Atif Kamran was a 25-year old migrant from Pakistan. On September 26, Mohammad’s house was raided by police who beat him, dragged him to the local police station and tortured him. On October 10, Mohammad passed away (more on his case here).
Today, a week after Mohammad’s death, a demonstration was called at Nikaia, the Athens suburb where he lived, by anarchist groups. At the end of the demonstration, some people entered the local town hall and occupied – as of now (19.00 GMT) the occupation continues.
What follows is a rough translation of the assembly of the occupied town hall.
17-10-2009 17:47Nick Griffin from the BNP plans to speak on the BBC's Question Time on Thursady 22nd October. A demonstration will be held outside the BBC on the day. Hopefully we can prevent him from getting in at all if enough people turn up. 5pm, Wood Lane, London W12 7RU. This evil fascist must not be given a platform to speak, shame on the BBC!
17-10-2009 17:40If and when the Camden Danger Lab is here we will need gas masks and NBC suits. They can be got at these shops. : Surplus Plus~3-5 Whitfield Street, London W1T2SA 02076375011 www.surplus.co.uk and Laurence Corner 7, East Yard, Camden Lock NW1 8AL 0208-1278249 All people living from and working in f Camden will need these suits and masks. the lab is crazy and must e prevented.
17-10-2009 15:43Arrests at peaceful anti-arms demonstration in Chadderton
17-10-2009 14:58Urgently needed:
Blankets, Sleeping bags , warm clothes (especially winter jackets and water proofs), mens shoes, tents, money, tarpaulin, rope, tools
17-10-2009 14:37Organizers ratify Constitution, launch agenda, begin global movement for radical democracy anew.
17-10-2009 13:00Following today's attempts by anarchists and others to march on the police station in the Athens suburb of Nikaia, where an immigrant was murdered by cops and another tortured, in the first days of last week's presidential elections, the comrades were beaten back.
Therefore the town hall has been occupied!
None of the fences electrified! 2 down, 1 to go! De-fence! De-fence! #swoop
by climatecamp via twitter at 12:54 PM
#bike #swoop heard cops: they're trying to kettle us at an entrance on th A453
by tristamsparks via twitter
Fences down on east side of Ratcliffe — go go go! The best attack is a good de-fence... #swoop
by climatecamp via twitter at 12:53 PM
17-10-2009 10:31SchNEWS looks to mexico, where butane is in the eye of the bomb-holder... plus, cosmetics company Lush release hunt saboteur soap, the Mainshill protest camp is attacked by machinery drivers, London community workers gets big pay-out after stop and search arrest, the anti-muslim racists English Defence League march in Manchester, but are still outnumbered, and more...
17-10-2009 09:20If McChrystal gains the additional 60,000 American troops he's requested and NATO provides several thousand more, combined Western military forces in Afghanistan could number some 180,000. With control of former Soviet airbases in the nation in addition to air fields in Central Asia, Iraq, the South Caucasus, Turkey and the Black Sea nations of Bulgaria and Romania, Washington and its allies could be poised for military operations against Iran far more ambitious than any discussed or rumored before.
The expansion of the South Asian war into Pakistan also allows the West to employ that nation for future attacks against Iran.
17-10-2009 03:20The qualification for the World Cup in South Africa is handy for the coup regime in Honduras
16-10-2009 23:36Barack Obama, winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, is planning another war to add to his impressive record. In Afghanistan, his agents routinely extinguish wedding parties, farmers and construction workers with weapons such as the innovative Hellfire missile, which sucks the air out of your lungs. According to the UN, 338,000 Afghan infants are dying under the Obama-led alliance, which permits only $29 per head annually to be spent on medical care.
16-10-2009 20:58Another Victory on the WARN Chalkboard
16-10-2009 20:41activists not even heavily involved in climate change campaigns have been pulled all over.
16-10-2009 19:55from http://www.corporatewatch.org.uk/?lid=3434