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Update on Mexican Embassy arrests at Oaxaca/Brad solidarity demo

31-10-2006 17:24

There are currently (5pm 31/10/06) eight people being held after the demonstration held outside the Mexican Embassy in London on the 30th of October.

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Video of Naming the Dead ceremony.

31-10-2006 15:10

In the UK it is an arrestable offence to read out a list of names while carrying a small placard within the SOCPA designated area of Parliament and Downing Street without prior police permission. Democracy hypocrisy.

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SOCPA Border Control

31-10-2006 14:45

At High Noon on 5th November the CSG (Citizens Supporting Government)

Will be holding a voluntary border control of the SOCPA zone (Serious Organised Crime and Policing Act 2005). In an effort to assist the powers that be clamp down upon unproductive dissent and terrorism.

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Defend the Oaxaca Commune - by FT

31-10-2006 13:44

In the last few hours, the operation against the Oaxaca Commune has begun, with airplanes and helicopters over Oaxaca and hundreds of agents of the PFP ready to begin the repression, and the government of Vicente Fox has given the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO) an ultimatum to abandon the barricades. Effective solidarity from the unions and political, social, and popular organizations is urgently needed to hold back the regime’s repressive attacks.

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Madrassa Massacre

31-10-2006 13:21

Prince Charles preaches religious tolerance in Pakistan, as the US destroys a religious school killing eighty innocent people.

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Photos from London IMC screening at Mexican Embassy

31-10-2006 09:41

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A selection of photos from the IMC screening of Brad Will's final footage at the Mexican Embassy, 30 October 2006.

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In memory of Brad: Pigs go wild

31-10-2006 02:45

At 5pm protestors gathered at the Mexican Embassy on Hanover Square in London.

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AUSTRALIA: When is Howard's ABC going to stop bullying the Sheikh?

30-10-2006 23:05

Are they trying to kill the man?
There is still uncertainty concerning the future of the ABC executive that took a John Howard Government and Opposition led media packed frenzied attack on Sheikh Al Hilaly for over a week and are responsible for bullying the Sheikh until he had chest pains and was rushed to hospital yesterday. Now this morning they've attacked him again. Are they trying to kill the man?

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4 arrested as London joins Oaxaca protests

30-10-2006 21:06

Attempts by imcistas to project Brad Will's final and fatal footage onto Mexico's London embassy were thwarted tonight when scores of police sealed off the area and provoked violent clashes with demonstrators.

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Solidarity demonstration at the Mexican Embassy in London

30-10-2006 19:19

At 5pm this evening, Indymedia and solidarity activists and friends of Brad turned up outside the Mexican Embassy in London to show solidarity with the uprising in Oaxaca and the state murder of Indymedia journalist Brad Will, 36, of New York City. Initially, there around 30 people, but this quickly swelled to a mass of 60-70 or more people. The initial presence was marked with banners and a small noise demonstration, before the Indymedia Tricycle turned up, followed thereafter by a samba band and audiovisual equipment.

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Peace of History

30-10-2006 17:23

The Passed, The Present.
Yesterday (October 29th, 2006), I travelled to London for the national NUS no tuition fees demo, a fairly standard 'A to B' march (pictures to follow soon), only to find myself doing a far more interesting detour to Parlaiment Square.

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Big business to decide future of town centre

30-10-2006 15:48

Three business groups are to decide the future of Farnborough town centre.

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30-10-2006 15:43

First Indications of Government Involvement as Federal Army Troops Move In. IMC London and others to hold solidarity demonstration at Mexican Embassy at 5pm

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Weekly Vigil to Save the Jarawa - Reminder

30-10-2006 15:12

Photo of Jarawa tibe
Survival International are holding a weekly vigil at India House in solidarity with the Jarawa tibe

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Filming his own death

30-10-2006 14:45

It always hits me that first a 'white' woman or man like now Brad Will has to be killed in a local struggle anywhere on earth, and preferably a journalist or similar, before the mainstream propaganda media move. Even if they mostly distort reality: 'Fix the facts around the policy' - as they say.

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Disabled People in North Korea

30-10-2006 14:31

Dear All,

Please see below for Press Release which is extremely disturbing. There must be something that the international disability, indymedia and others communites can do about these horrific human rights abuses in North Korea which goes beyond the atrocities what Hitler and the Nazi's caused to over 200,000 disabled people who were the first victims within the Holocaust!!!!!

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News from Mexico City

30-10-2006 14:19

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Body: Protesters, police clash in Mexico City

Sympathizers of the movement that controlled Oaxaca City for months faced off with police in the capital on Sunday

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For an end to blackmail, for democratic conditions in the Basque Country

30-10-2006 12:32

Basque political prisoner Iñaki de Juana’s hunger strike has been in the media in recent weeks. After 63 days on hunger strike demanding justice and attending the numerous requests he received and the mobilisation of Basque society, De Juana ended his protest. He began his hunger strike due to the attempt by the Spanish State Prosecution to get him sentenced to 96 years in jail for writing two press articles

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petition & demos against visit of Iran's Khatami (Weds etc)

30-10-2006 11:28

Former Iranian President Khatami is due to visit the UK this week (London and Edinburgh). Demos are planned and a petition has been set up against this visit.

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AUSTRALIA; Today's English Lesson

29-10-2006 23:52

Discover the real meaning of free speech
Hello girls and boys today we discover the real meaning of Clean, Cleansed, Lies, War Criminal and last but not least the word Rid!