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Improvised explosive devices used by Greek police

29-06-2011 19:41

Delta motorcycle police using home made explosives to target protesters!

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BBC issuing counter strike propaganda

29-06-2011 19:39

standing together!

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Greece: general strike 29.06.2011 - video

29-06-2011 19:20

Greece: general strike 29.06.2011 - video

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Greece: general strike 29.06.2011 - photos

29-06-2011 19:18

Greece: general strike 29.06.2011 - photos

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Rossport Solidarity Camp June 2011 Update

29-06-2011 16:20

Greetings from Mayo!
July looks set to be a really busy month. Come up for one of the events listed below or feel free to visit us at any time; there's always loads to do and it's a great chance to learn more about the campaign and get involved. We offer accomodation & food, donations welcome.
Looking forward to seeing you soon, everyone at camp x

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The Spuds don't work - Stop GM Rally 23rd July

29-06-2011 15:39

Join us for a mass rally against ongoing blight-resistant GM potato trials.
Gather for organic chips before travelling by bike, tractor or coach to the John Innes Research Centre to deliver to them our tried and tested non-GM blight-resistant spuds. Meet 12 noon, The Forum, Norwich, Saturday
23rd July 2011. or to book coach seats / accommodation ring 07595506673.

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Building in Central Brighton Occupied in Solidarity with June 30 Strikes

29-06-2011 15:32

An abandoned shop front in Churchill Square, Brighton’s biggest shopping centre, has been occupied in solidarity with striking public sector workers.

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Conspiracy of Fire Cells : The Sun Still Rises

29-06-2011 15:17
May 30 saw the publication of The Sun Still Rises, a pamphlet containing a complete chronology of Fire Cells Conspiracy attacks and the following new text by the group:

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Impromptu 2 hour tractor occupation at Shell Compound

29-06-2011 14:49

Campaigners forming line across road
Three actions in as many days at the Aghoos site in Mayo as protests against Shell continue unabated. Plans to re-designate Broadhaven Bay as a site of Special Protection Area an insult

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Police bail restricted to 4 days

29-06-2011 14:44

Cops are sweating this evening after the justice system shot itself in the foot when a court ruled today that police bail is to be restricted to 4 days in length. By my understanding of the situation the police have 4 days to bring a charge, after which they may only take action by re-arresting with fresh evidence - no fresh evidence, no rearrest, no charge.

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Camp Frack - Weekend of 17th-18th September

29-06-2011 14:26

Fracking operations at Singleton
Join the resistance to the “fracking” invasion! Stop the massive expansion of shale gas extraction in the UK! We need renewables and powerdown - not another source of fossil fuel!

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Glasgow Activist arrested ahead of J30

29-06-2011 13:27

Young Glasgow Activist was pulled from his bed this morning, arrested and taken to Carlisle police station and charged with violent disorder in relation to March 26th.

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Disarm DSEi 2011 pamphlet

29-06-2011 12:42

Disarm DSEi has produced a pamphlet all about opposing the DSEi arms fair. The pamphlet explains the links between DSEi and various other issues including banking, repressive regimes, the occupation of Palestine, border controls and environmental destruction.

The pamphlet is also a call to take action against the arms fair, and includes helpful advice for first-time activists.

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Second day of major uprising in Athens, Greece

29-06-2011 12:12

Injuries, arrests, parliament encircled by tens or hundreds of thousands

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Wrexham stall: Cut nuclear weapons and nuclear power, not public services

29-06-2011 11:56

Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum held another anti- nuclear stall on Tuesday 28 June in Wrexham town centre, highlighting the amount of public money committed to nuclear weapons at a time of savage public spending cuts as well as the many hazards threatening life on earth, both from nuclear weapons and nuclear power.

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June 30th in Newcastle

29-06-2011 09:55

Banners on motorway bridges encourage support for strike action on June 30th.

Lots happening on June 30th in Newcastle:

7.00am picket at the Marine Management Organisation, Lancaster House, Newcastle Business Park, (off Scotswood Rd.)
7.30am picket at Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Rd, NE4 7SA
7.30am picket at Longbenton DWP, (The Ministry), Benton Park Road,
12 noon march and rally at Life Centre, Times Square, NE1 4EP

Join in!

Keep up with news of more events at

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Human Rights abuse of the elderly is legal in the UK

29-06-2011 09:48

Social services abusing terms of Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and Deprivation of liberty orders to force elderly into care and then forcing them to pay for that care.

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An interview with Brian Haw: 7/1/49 - 18/6/11

28-06-2011 23:47

From the 'Brian Haw Peace March' to Oxford Union (2008)
An audio interview with Brian Haw originally recorded in December 2007. Also features a variety of images of Brian from over the years.
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