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April 8 anti-deportation demo - detainee tell of beatings in Colnbrook

10-04-2006 21:07

Another detainee via mobile phone informs the demonstration detainees are being locked up and beaten.

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Korean Farmers Attacked for US Base Expansion

10-04-2006 19:14

April 7th, 6,000 riot police and 700 hired thugs attacked the
Autonomous Peace Village of Daechuri. They succeeded in destroying the irrigation system, making farming a near impossibility. 40 protesters were arrested, 30 were injured, 5 of those seriously.

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Don't expand Styal Prison - Close it down

10-04-2006 12:06

Within 3 month of its establishment No More Prison organised its first direct action - a demonstration outside styal prison on April 8th 2006. The Demostration was in opposition to plans to expand the failed prison to make it Europe's largest prison for women. No More Prison called instead for the prison to be closed.

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Roma Nation Day: Dig at Barriers of Racism

10-04-2006 10:45

Of all this year's events marking
Roma Nation Day in the UK - and it was
the biggest package yet - the most poignant
for me was the sight of actor Michael Collins,
over here from Dublin for the Red Wheels
Festival, shovelling away an earth barrier at Five
Acre Farm.

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8-4-06 No Borders - Yarl's Wood detainee speech

10-04-2006 01:13

Ugandan Refugee and Yarl's Wood detainee Sekindi speaks out at the No Borders demonstration outside Harmondsworth detention centre.

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09-04-2006 21:15

This is a request for anyone who bought a white wristband to return it to Make Poverty History charities as an act of protest for being made by Chinese sweatshop workers contrary to even Chinese law and the Ethical Trading Initiative. Return your wristbands to cronies at the charities and donate money to campaigns such as Campesina and demand real change.

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Resistance and Repression At Colnbrook Immigration Prison

09-04-2006 17:17

Following the No Borders demo outside of Harmondsworth & Colnbrook Immigration Prisions- detainees in Colnbrook are continuing to refuse food. A number of men have been singled out for repression by the management including Michael Etim, the leading pastor of the Christain congregation within Colnbrook

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09-04-2006 15:41

Successful, but marred by alleged racist action by police at historic Glasgow hall.

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socpa: first overturned verdict in the crown court

09-04-2006 09:57

on april 6th, brian haw's campaign manager and long-standing right-hand woman, maria gallestegui, won a historic battle against the ridiculous section 132 law banning protest around parliament. her case was thrown out of the high court when the prosecution offered little evidence.

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Stanley Hilton lawsuit (2004)

08-04-2006 22:58

Check it out.

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Report on Demonstration outside Harmondsworth/Colnbrook Detention Prisons

08-04-2006 20:14

On Saturday 8th April, over 250 protestors successfully voiced their refusal of the UK’s racist, repressive detention and deportation system for asylum seekers with a demonstration outside Harmondsworth & Colnbrook Detention Centres near Heathrow.

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No Borders Demonstration Harmondsworth Pictures

08-04-2006 19:26

Band prepare to play. Colnbrook Detention Centre in background
Pictures from the No Borders demonstration outside Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Detention Centres in west London on Sat April 8, 2006.

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New Yorker: Bush is planning a massive nuclear bombing campaign against Iran

08-04-2006 13:52

The former intelligence officials depict planning as "enormous," "hectic" and "operational".

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Stench of hypocrisy

08-04-2006 12:13

Farnborough - empty streets, boarded-up shops
It is difficult to know which is the strongest, the all pervading stench of dead and decaying town centres, or the stench of hypocrisy emanating from local councillors.

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08-04-2006 11:49

The Make Poverty History white wristbands which were sold at the event in 2005 for £1 with 70p going to charities were made by Chinese sweatshop workers contrary to even Chinese law and the so-called Ethical Trading Initiative. Send your wristbands to cronies at the charities and donate money for real change.

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The mystery of the cut video seized during the Diaz raid

08-04-2006 10:39

The author of the video testifies: the sequence of a beating was cut.
After his testimony the videomaker from Bologna was stopped by two
policemen: “They threatened me”