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Police Hospitalise Photographer at Parliament Protest

09-10-2006 14:52

Reports have come in that police assaulted and injured Marc Vallee, an NUJ and BPPA photographer while he was photographing protests outside parliament today. He has been taken to hospital after reportedly having seizures and being unable to feel his legs.

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War is bad for your health

09-10-2006 14:47

Do you feel bombarded by conspiracy theories? Does the thought of an imminent war in Iran make you reach for the chocolate? The Media's war on terror is sabotaging your security in the name of war, but there is something you can do about it....

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The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict

09-10-2006 14:40

It's about time we began talking seriously about the part of Zionist Extremism on our current situation, and of the true history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

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sacking parliament - New Deal for MPs and Lords

09-10-2006 10:41

the New Deal for ex-MPs, a great opportunity!
Because parliamentarians will need help coming to terms with their changing circumstances New Deal advisors will be on hand at Sack Parliament to help them re-enter normal society and repair the communities they have hurt through their anti-social behaviour. We'll be on the rehab bloc, by the St Stephen's ('visitors') Entrance. Below is a letter sent to all MPs.

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Liberation through bombs

09-10-2006 08:58

NO, YOU MAY NOT protest our cultures. NO, YOU MAY NOT bomb us all to oblivion–no, not until you blow up your own damn country first.

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Colonialism and Feminism

09-10-2006 08:49

photo image courtesy of Pandagon
Colonialism and feminism have a long history of intersecting in such a manner that feminism of the metropole (i.e. colonial feminism or feminism used against other cultures in the service of colonialism), is absolutly implicated in the violent subjugation of brown women across the globe.

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sacking parliament - how to give your MP their P45

09-10-2006 01:32

how to get to the Houses of Parliament
On Monday October 9th at the Houses of Parliament many people will gather to sack their MPs. You have a legal right to do this.

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global action day for education

08-10-2006 21:11

students against the g8 are calling out for a global action day to fight neoliberalism and for a free education for everyone at november the 30th, 2006.

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Big teacher is watching you!!

08-10-2006 10:18

3500 schools in the UK have introduced fingerprint identification for children

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08-10-2006 00:06

Free to rebroadcast
A review of news, opinion and photography recorded from the Indymedia Newswire. Free to rebroadcast. The world & recorded for the community archive! QT News welcomes support from new News and Reviews Reader Clair Didge. Thanks for your help Clair, from the team.

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Art of War : Diebold

07-10-2006 18:18


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Eye-witness account from Palestine

07-10-2006 14:34

talk: Palestinian, Manal Omar, from Oxfam, will be give an eye-witness account of her recent stay in Palestine.

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Britain: Jack Straw’s anti-Muslim provocation

07-10-2006 13:23

Attempts to whip up anti-Muslim prejudice
These considerations are what shapes his own intervention and animate the new-found preoccupation of a host of former liberals and social democrats with the oppression of women by Islam—figures who one must anticipate will now come forward in Straw’s defence In contrast, working people must oppose all such attempts to whip up anti-Muslim prejudice and any and all proposals to curtail religious and civil liberties. This is an essential component of the struggle against militarism and war.

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White Overalls bloc on Sack Parliament day of action!

06-10-2006 23:57

that looks kinda familiar
On Monday the 9th October people from across the country are expected in Westminster to sack Parliament. But that won't be the only action on the day...

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Polish police block Chechen refugees from protest

06-10-2006 21:53

Update, 22:30: The bus of refugees returned to Lublin escorted by the police. One policeman is in the bus, and the bus is escorted by a police car. (source:

Warsaw, 6 Oct 2006. A bus carrying Chechen refugees from Lublin to a demonstration against immigration policies in Warsaw was stopped by the Polish police around 15:00 (Polish time) today. In response, the demonstrators decided to block the Bureau of Deportation Affairs and Foreigners in Warsaw, where the demo was being held. The passengers, with their children, are still being held 7 hours on, and it seems that 3 of them are going to be deported. Below is a timeline of the events.

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chris coverdale case adjourned as judge refuses to consider war legality

06-10-2006 17:59

anti-war campaigner chris coverdale appeared at marylebone magistrates court this morning intending to argue that british and international law prevents him from paying a court fine arising from a conviction for 'unauthorised protest' and 'use of a megaphone'. the judge became the 21st who has refused to consider and uphold war law that chris has faced over 3 years in a variety of different cases.

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Protest Against Custody Deaths! London Sat 28th Oct

06-10-2006 16:09

The Flyer -- downloadable pdf available.
Sat 28th will see the 8th annual protest march against death in custody, in prisons and mental health institutions by the United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC). Last year it was attended by about 150 persons, i.e. literally the relatives and friends of some of the victims. So would be nice if this year some more people could be bothered showing up ...

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Kenny Peter's Inquest Points to Asylum Failures

06-10-2006 13:48

On 15 September, an inquest found that yet another asylum seeker had taken his life in detention. Unusually, in such cases, in addition to a self-harm verdict, the jury also listed the numerous ways in which the system, supposed to care for vulnerable detainees, had failed to do so.

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Stand up! Stand up! Stand up for your rights!

06-10-2006 12:57

Young drivers are being discriminated against and victimised. Well we have had enough!