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Calais today

04-05-2010 16:48

Contrary to the French Immigration minister Besson's claims that there are hardly any migrants left in Calais now there are approximately 400, surviving in desperate conditions.

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Third attempt to remove Nadia Arzane and Bashir Foris

04-05-2010 15:19

Nadia and Bashir have new removal directions set for Thursday 6th May 2010, @ 13:10, on Baltic Airways Flight BT652 leaving from Gatwick Airport. This will be the third attempt to remove Nadia and Bashir in as many weeks. 

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Bita Ghaedi Asylum case refused by UK Home Office.

04-05-2010 14:09

I have just spoken to Bita's partner Mohsen and he has stated that the UK Home Office has refused to stay the deportation order of Bita Ghaedi.

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Occupation at Middlesex University

04-05-2010 13:50

Students currently in occupation at Middlesex University in protest against the closure of the whole philosophy department, which comes after a series of university cuts in the humanities across the country.

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The Protest Psychosis

04-05-2010 13:11

Great piece of historical research into the diagnosis of political protest as a psychiatric disorder amongst black men in the 60 & 70s USA.

'Protest Psychosis' was the actual term applied by psychiatrists to angry black demonstrators.

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Euromayday Hamburg and its media production

04-05-2010 12:29

The grin of precarity lurks everywhere

The most obvious purpose of media activism is to provide counter-information. But revealing facts doesn't exhaust the potentials of "doing media". It's also about storytelling, feelings, social relations. Radical media produces knowledge, political subjectivities, communication. In many cities, the EuroMayDay parades of the precarious engage in this kind of media making. This article attempts to tell the story of EuroMayDay in Hamburg through a collection of links to its media production.

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Ffos-y-Fran Coal Train Blockade - Action Report

04-05-2010 12:17

An aerial view of the mine, the protest groups and the police response
An action report as promised. A group of individuals who met through the Rising Tide network and were inspired to take direct action against the route causes of climate change. They maintain an 8-hour blockade of coal trains carrying fuel from Ffos-y-Fran open-cast coal mine to Aberthaw power station.

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees, April 2010

04-05-2010 12:11

Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and none improved in April 2010, according to the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch 81, 04/05/10.

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students of philosophy at middlesex philosophy

04-05-2010 11:21

students of philosophy at middlesex university are occupying the administration office

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Students storm Dean's office, occupation protest against closure

04-05-2010 10:59

Occupation protest against closure
Students storm Dean's office, occupation protest against closure, police called.

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St. Werburgh Residents Rally Around the Bristol Eco Village in Hour of Need.

04-05-2010 10:58

The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.

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Iranian dissisdent Bita Ghaedi due to be deported Wednesday - *emergency action*

04-05-2010 10:16

From Maria in Parliament Square:


Bita Ghaedi: airport action tomorrow."

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Economic and financial democracy by citizens

04-05-2010 10:10

The major political parties offer no convincing reforms for effective political participation. With citizen-led direct democracy, important national, international and local issues can be selected, widely debated and put to referendum even against the will of government. Help to build the movement for radical democracy.

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Around the Campaigns - Tuesday 4th May 2010

04-05-2010 08:26

'in its present form, Italy's policy of intercepting migrants at sea and obliging them to return to Libya or other non-European countries, violates the principle of non-refoulement.'

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Demockracy Village - Day 3

04-05-2010 07:38

lunch is served
after the torrential rain at the start of this protest, today has seen a chance to dry out and consolidate. with more structures in place and plans for the week beginning to form, the camp has issued a call-out for an election day festival all afternoon and evening in parliament square, with music, food, guerilla gardening and open mic, and an intention to remain a presence in the square as the new government takes over power.

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antifa action

04-05-2010 06:43

antifa action in napoli 1 may

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Teachers Unionist occupy the GREEK national TV station during the speach of ....

04-05-2010 05:09

breaking throuh
Teachers union occupy the National Brooadcast TV - NET , during speach of the education minister Mrs Diamandopoulou >>>> VIDEO >>> last night

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US targeting Iranian nuclear program (by Latuff)

04-05-2010 03:11

US targeting Iranian nuclear program.
Cartoon for Iranian newspaper Jame Jam.

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Vienna: Stop Deportation on the 4th and 5th of May 2010!

04-05-2010 01:07

Protest in front of deportation prison on May 1st in Vienna
The next frontex-collective-deportation is planned to happen on the 4th of May. More than 20 persons, two of them players of the football team "FC Sans Papiers", who are currently arrested in the detention centre Rossauer Lände, are about to be transferred to Schwechat airport on Tuesday. Demonstration: from 12am @ deportation prison Rossauer Lände 7-9.