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Iran may have executed two more gays...

16-11-2005 16:18

News has been released that Iran may have executed two more young gay men.

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Women's Voices wanted for International Women's Festival choir

16-11-2005 11:59

Poster for 'Women NOW' meeting, 22 November
Every year Oxford women organize an International Women's Festival, which takes place in March and lasts two weeks. It is a rich and varied celebration of aspects of women's lives. This year the theme is 'Women's Voices' and the Network of Oxford Women (NOW) for Justice and Peace has decided, as part of its contribution to the festival, to sponsor a women's singing group. We are now looking for women to come and join us in this exciting project - experience is not necessary. Come to our first meeting on Tuesday 22 in the Town Hall and help us choose the songs for our performance on 10 March.We will be including Greenham Common and suffragette songs in the programme.

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Rapist Comes to brum

08-11-2005 19:30

Rapist in town

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Let's welcome Tyson to Manchester

08-11-2005 19:27

Violent rapist comes to Old Trafford

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Protest Mike Tyson as competition prize in Sheffield Newspaper

06-11-2005 15:17

The Sheffield Star is offering a drink out with Mike Tyson, a convicted rapist, as a competition prize.

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Abortion Survivor Speaks

03-11-2005 20:51

From Indymedia Ireland

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Kent Plod braced for gay wedding hate crimes

30-10-2005 12:59

A senior Kent plod has pledged to crack down on homophobia outbreaks surrounding same-sex partnership ceremonies when they begin in December. source: Kent on Sunday

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Pope's Misconceptions about conception and science history

29-10-2005 05:40

The pope's apparent ignorance of science history and modern agricultural technology obscures from his vision the disastrous effects of his policy of unchecked population growth on future generations who will find "no food on the table" nor the resources with which to grow it. This ignorance also shows that the pope has no more expertise in the fields of agricultural science, population planning, or resoure management than the pope in Galileo's time did in the area of astronomy.

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29 day of hunger strike for Turkish conscientious objector in military jail

28-10-2005 16:49

Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, now on 29th day of hunger strike in military prison, after being sentenced to four years for refusing to serve

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29 day of hunger strike forTurkish conscientious objector in military jail

28-10-2005 11:26

Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, now on 29th day of hunger strike in military prison, after being sentenced to four years for refusing to serve

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Gate Gourmet Demo - Downing Street - Tuesday!

24-10-2005 13:13


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[Interview] Nawal el Saadawi: The veils in our society

21-10-2005 16:46

Audio Nawal El Saadawi
Nawal El Saadawi is a novelist, a psychiatrist and a writer, is well known both in the Arab countries and in many other parts of the world. Her novels and books on the situation of women in Egyptian and Arab society have had a deep effect on successive generations of young women.

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NO GODS! NO MASTERS! Support Iraqi Feminist Secular Resistance!

19-10-2005 01:22

This workshop to be held Saturday Oct 22 5PM, at the London Anarchist Bookfair, will discuss why it is critical for activists to oppose the religious Right both in the West and in Iraq. We seek to establish relationships of mutual aid with secular resistance movements in the Middle East.

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The Islamist and Left alliance must fracture!

19-10-2005 01:07

The vocal "Left" has supported any claims from "Asylum Seekers" and local Islamist activists, but time has come for reality check.

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Write to the UAE embassy

18-10-2005 19:26

A woman in the United Arab Emirates was sentenced to be given 150 lashes by a Shari'a court, says Amnesty INternational

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Public Meeting- Women Organising against the War in Colombia

17-10-2005 19:57

Jackeline Rojas, Organizacion Femenina Popular, Colombia

plus speakers from Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Peace Brigades International

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Insex Cult Leader Calls It Quits! BDSM Mind Control

15-10-2005 02:52 the #1 BDSM web site in the world shut down this week after the new release of documentary WWW.XXXEXPOSE.COM cracked and decoded the cult leader, PD's formula (check out the link, it's selling for 4 million, any takers?)! Unlike the digital photos and videos of abuse shot at Abu Ghraib, which has the nation in an uproar, the filmed activities of REAL sadistic tortures found on the sight have gone reasonably unnoticed, operating under the guise of a legally operating BDSM modeling business.

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Colombian women's rights activist to speak at Sumac centre

14-10-2005 17:17

Jackeline Rojas, organiser for Colombian women's rights organisation, Femenina Popular, is speaking in Nottingham on Monday, 24 October at the Sumac Centre. She'll be joined by Andy Higginbottom, national secretary of the Colombia Solidarity Campaign.

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Gate Gourmet MASS SOLIDARITY 16 Oct

13-10-2005 21:05

SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The dispute at Gate Gourmet is NOT OVER. The workers are still on the picket line. The following facts need to be publicised:

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12-10-2005 16:25

The TSSSSS, The Topless Society of Sociopathic Sexually Selacious Sirens which is a very serious campaign organisation proclaiming the right for women to be topless in everyday situations in the same way that men are able to, we believe in self love, naturalness, topless organic gardening and the power of the breast to bring about radical social change, for the best. Last night in Borders Bookshop, Oxford we received Louis Theroux's seal of approval as he signed out breasts.