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Press Release - Gaza Weapons Factory Under Siege

18-01-2010 20:53


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Smash EDO Demo - 'Remember Gaza' - photos

18-01-2010 19:57

Police attempt to protect the weapons factory
Brighton hosted over 500 protesters calling for the closure of the EDO/ITT weapons factory, which manufactures bomb parts used against the people of Gaza last year.

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Say No To The BAe Arms Trade Sculpture

18-01-2010 19:34

Preston people are outraged at plans to erect a massive sculpture of a warplane at Junction 31a of the M6, costing an estimated £2.5million.

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USA 'trying to occupy Haiti'

18-01-2010 18:32

THE USA is trying to occupy Haiti instead of helping it after last week's massive earthquake.

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Smash EDO demo- First photos up on the argus website

18-01-2010 17:06

The argus have been doing a hilarious time line and have now added some photos.

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New Highgate Farm Prisoner - Lewis Pogson

18-01-2010 15:12

Lewis Pogson was today sentenced to three years imprisonment by a judge at Lincoln Crown Court in connection with alleged offences at Highgate Farm, breeders of rabbits and ferrets for vivisection based in Lincolnshire.

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Blockade NATO Conference Thursday 28 January 8.30am Lancaster House.

18-01-2010 15:08

Why we're blockading Gordon Brown's Afghanistan conference:
Gordon Brown's international conference on Afghanistan is part of a concerted effort to revive the brand Afghanistan as "the good war". It's a makeover aimed at turning the tide of public opinion, running so strongly against a war which is clearly futile and unwinnable. In reality the warmongers are gathering for a war council masquerading as a peace conference.

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Interview with Tadzio Muller- Climate Justice Action

18-01-2010 15:08

Interview with Tadzio Muller- a spokesperson for Climate Justice Action

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NF Gaffe!

18-01-2010 14:54

The NF have made another gaff and the infighting continues on the far right.

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Low Carbon East Oxford Public Meeting 21 Jan

18-01-2010 14:36

Low Carbon East Oxford public meeting!

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Council does the dirty on the Save Victoria Bath Campaign

18-01-2010 13:39


Nottingham City Council is trying to close Victoria Leisure Centre on 31 March 2010, despite having no approved plans for development and no planning permission to demolish what is already there. If they succeed, the current Leisure Centre will be lost forever and the local community will have nowhere to go.

The Council must be persuaded to change their mind!

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Drilling-Rig Sabotaged at Mainshill Woods

18-01-2010 11:59

In the early hours of January the 13th an Apex drilling rig at Mainshill Woods was sabotaged.

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Pre-Eviction Gathering! Sat 23rd to Tues 26th January

18-01-2010 10:53

A long weekend of action, workshops and defence-building in preparation for the eviction of the Mainshill Solidarity Camp

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Support EDO Decommissioners

18-01-2010 00:10

To: This Petition will be handed into the Foreign Office prior to the trial of the decommissioners

This petition is from the 'Support the Decommissioners' campaign, a support group for six people who broke into EDO MBM/ITT in Brighton during Israel's bombing of Gaza in January 2009. By the 17th January, the night of the break in, Israel had killed over a thousand civilians By the end of Israel's aerial bombardment over 1400 people had died, including up to 400 children. Foreign secretary David Miliband has admitted that British supplied weapons were undoubtedly used during Israel's bombardment.

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'Wobblies' IWW Film Screening 7pm 29th Jan. Glasgow

17-01-2010 22:43

'The Wobblies' Film
Friday 29th January
Electron Club Cinema
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

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Stop the EDL in Stoke - 23rd January

17-01-2010 22:14

Anti Fascist protests mach in opposition to the EDL last year
Basic background to EDL and the counter protests, details of 23rd January unity rally in Stoke on trent including travel arrangements

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Militarization of emergency aid to Haiti: A humanitarian operation or invasion?

17-01-2010 21:23

USS Carl Vinson
The US military has come to the rescue of an impoverished Nation. What is its Mandate? Is it a Humanitarian Operation or an Invasion?

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1 year inside without trial for smashing edo

17-01-2010 21:09

Elijah Smith is still in jail 1 year on from his part in the decommissioning of the EDO/MBM/ITT factory in Brighton. EDO make parts for the weapons used by the Israeli army to bomb civilians in Gaza. Nobody was injured or harassed during their action, which was one of damage to property only. Elijah and his co-defendants did not resist arrest.

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Chiapas News January 2010

17-01-2010 20:58

Fears, rumour, lies and repression

In the last months of 2009, the fierce repression of communities and targeted individuals by the state and federal forces, the army and paramilitary groups has increased and extended. These actions are now not only targeting Zapatista communities, Other Campaign adherents and human rights defenders, but now also campesino groups not involved with the Other Campaign. False rumours and press releases appeared predicting an uprising in 2010 and describing finds of stores of arms.