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Campesino Leader Assassinated in Catatumbo, Norte de Santander

29-07-2005 09:24

The National Agrarian Co-ordination (CNA) and the undersigned organisations denounce to national and international public opinion the assassination of
JOSE TRINIDAD TORRES MUNOZ, who was a member of the CNA national committee, and activist in several local community organisations.

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29-07-2005 06:08

Portrait: 3/4/1675 John Bunyan, Vanity Fair
Justice Action and Prison Action & Reform are not satisfied with the review and will present an independent report to Parliament in August, based upon interviews with prisoners, prison staff and concerned community members.

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Bristol Dissent news/info

28-07-2005 23:36

News & info from the Bristol Dissent group in post-G8 mode...

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Charter deportations with "Asylum Airways"

28-07-2005 22:25

EU charter deportation from London and Paris, 26 July 2005.
On 26th of July 2005 40 people were deported with a charter deportation from London and Paris to Kabul, Afghansitan. The G5, the five biggest EU states started their plans of joint deportations, the so called "Asylum Airways".

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IRA Statement

28-07-2005 21:35

"The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann has formally ordered an end to the armed campaign. This will take effect from 4pm this afternoon."

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Demo against Iranian attacks on gays.11 Aug

28-07-2005 15:38

Gay rights group OutRage! is to hold a demo against the execution of two gay teens in Iran (19 July) and the continued persecution/execution of gays and others in the country.

(Previous postings on this story have been taken down by IMC presumably cos they think we're being 'imperialist etc (?))

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Police violence also leaves emotioal wounds...

28-07-2005 12:23

>> an "After the G8-Text" from Activist Trauma Support <<
After coming back from the G8 a lot of us might be going through a phase where we don't feel very well, especially if experienced or witnessed police violence. How this affects us, how we react to is and more specific info on post-traumatic stress...

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Jean Charles de Menezes Vigil and Memorial Service

28-07-2005 11:40

JEAN CHARLES DE MENEZES - 7.1.78-22.7.05
Murdered by the police at Stockwell station Friday 22 July 2005
The Menezes family call upon the people of London to join them
remembering Jean Charles. Vigil at Parliament Square Friday 29 July, 5.30pm

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"No to shoot to kill". Vigil for Jean Charles de Menezes

28-07-2005 11:27

The vigil is tomorrow, 5pm at Parliament square and was called by the Menezes family themselves.

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Protest on Parliament Sq 1st Aug, 2pm against government Protest exclusion order

28-07-2005 10:48

We believe the exclusion order is a very serious attack on our civil liberties. Parliament Square August 1, 2pm. PLUS
Public Meeting - 6.30pm Thursday 4th August, Friends Meeting House, Euston. Speakers include George Galloway (MP), Jeremy Corbyn (MP), Tariq Ali, Shami Chakrabati, Lindsey German, Anas Al Tikriti.

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28-07-2005 10:29

THE family of the Brazilian man shot dead by marksmen who mistook him for a suicide bomber revealed last night how police have changed their account of the incident. Yet again.

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Protest at Brough BAe factory

28-07-2005 01:14

A third protest took place last week-end at the BAe arms and weapons factory at Brough in Humberside near Hull.
Some of the local population were leafletted too outside the local Morrison store.

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Hoverfield travellers evicted -- help save Dale Farm!

28-07-2005 00:33

Dale Farm is on Crays Hill in Basildon, Essex
Nearby families at HOVERFIELD were brutaly evicted YESTERDAY -

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Rembering Jean Charles

27-07-2005 22:49

A vigil to mark one week since Mr Menezes's death will take place at 1730 BST on Friday in Parliament Square.

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Defend Eucharia and Timeyi Campaign (DETC)

27-07-2005 22:35

On Saturday 30 July 2005, there will be an event organised by the Defend Eucharia and Timeyi Campaign, on Market Street, Manchester at 12 pm. The DETC is campaigning to save the life of Eucharia and her four-year-old son who are threatened with deportation to Nigeria, from where they fled after members of their family were killed.

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London Anti Shoot To Kill protest, video and pics.

27-07-2005 16:30

"Shame on you! Shame!", called one protester to the cops outside police HQ.

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Attack not just a possible risk for Muslims

27-07-2005 11:50

With the rise in attacks against Muslims and people of colour in retaliation for the bombings, it's time to talk about a strategy for action against racist violence from ordinary people, not just the police.

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Blair government threatens to sue Craig Murray, ex-Uzbek ambassador

27-07-2005 09:42

The Foreign Office is threatening action against Craig Murray, the former ambassador to Uzbekistan, if he publishes an unauthorised book attacking the use of intelligence obtained under torture.

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Doing our bit to combat terrorism & racism

27-07-2005 09:41

It's been reported that Lincolnshire Police officers arrested two men yesterday, who had been travelling on the GNER Newcastle to London King's Cross service, at Grantham railway station, following 'tip-offs' given by two off-duty Metropolitan Police officers, who were travelling on the same service.

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On the police murder & increased repression in UK

26-07-2005 17:50

The AWTWNS packet for the week of 25 July 2005 contains two articles, all in this file. They may be reproduced or used in any way, in whole or in part, as long as they are credited. For the AWTW news service, go to

• A shot in the head: Blair answers terrorism with promises of more killing abroad and at home
• UK: More repression in the name of “security”