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The Dirty War of Oaxaca

04-12-2006 10:41

Amongst flames of resistance comes death, torture, and a movement forced into hiding

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Documentary Filmmakers Detained In Oaxaca

04-12-2006 02:19

3 December 2006 - two documentary filmmakers and a translator were detained, as they ate at a restaurant near their hotel in the Oaxaca City Center at approximately 2:15 PM local Mexican time. Initial reports indicated that Municipal Police detained the three U.S. citizens, who have been in Oaxaca following and documenting the situation for the last couple of weeks. They were held for roughly 4 hours and then released.

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UK Week Of Action For Oaxaca 9th - 17th Dec 2006

03-12-2006 22:28

The network of UK Zapatista solidarity groups is calling for a national week of action, awareness raising, protest and fundraising in support of the people's struggle in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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No Bases: Ecuador, March 5-9, 2007

03-12-2006 20:17

After the recent elections in Ecuador the situation looks less defensive for the No Bases movement: with a presidential post-election re-confirmation of the unwillingness to extend the contract with the U.S. when the current lease of the Manta air base runs out in 2009 the No Bases movement(s) can presumably meet safely in Ecuador. Had Noboa won the elections this could have been a site of very violent repression.

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Pinochet given last rites

03-12-2006 13:31

The Butcher of Chile will soon be no more....

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Spies in the wire(less)

03-12-2006 09:37

A court case has revealed details of a surveillance technique using mobile phones as microphones - even when they are turned off.

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intelligence agencies kill by any means anywhere

02-12-2006 20:03

the people of the world have not a clue as to the evil that permeates the emerging fbi/cia sponsored global fascist state.

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Ebay sale of Free Speech

02-12-2006 14:36

Have you seen this flag?
What is the value of Free Speech?

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Democrat Side of War Party Calls for More Mass Murder and Misery in Iraq

02-12-2006 14:35

“Although the Democrats are very uncomfortable with the way the Iraq policy is being executed, they are at pains not to appear that they are shortchanging troops in the field,” Loren Thompson, CEO of the Lexington Institute, yet another “think tank,” this one connected at the hip to the neocon infested Center for Strategic and International Studies, told the Associated Press. “This is their opportunity to show that they, too, are pro-defense,” that is to say pro-killing Iraqis in prodigious numbers with an inventory of truly heinous weapons.

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Babar Ahmad to appeal to Lords against extradition

02-12-2006 10:18

On Thursday 30th November 2006, The High Court in London ruled that Babar could be extradited to the US. What remains now is for the High Court to cerify that there are points of law in their Judgement that are of public importance. Babar's legal team now have 14 days to convince the High Court that there are in fact at least two points of law, namely those concerning Military Detention and Rendition.

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On the Ground, Mexico: A president sworn in and protests spill out

01-12-2006 21:32

The latest video and report from San Cristobal de Las Casas.

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OutRage!- gay refugees abused at UK detention centre.

01-12-2006 16:42

OutRage! reveals the abuse of lgbt people held in Harmondsworth. (and demands all such places should be closed.)

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01-12-2006 14:29

10.00 to 17.00
Venue: London Metropolitan University, Libeskind Building (Graduate School), 166-220 Holloway Road N7, (tube Holloway Road).

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Public to be sold shares in new prisons.

01-12-2006 13:37

Below is a flyer I'd been working on - before abandoning the concept as being too far fetched to be funny.

Above however is today's Guardian headline.

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State Scum Protect Hunt Scum (again)

01-12-2006 12:31

Yesterday four hunt saboteurs were arrested under section 5 of the Public Order Act, as they followed a beagle pack near Chipping Sodbury, just outside Bristol.

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Media Release: David Hicks Tally Board

01-12-2006 12:01

Media Release: David Hicks Tally Board

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Asylum Seekers get an early xmas present

01-12-2006 09:33

Here is a little snippet of what life is like for a destitute refugee. (see below for definition *)

3 Destitute men have been seeking shelter in some empty council flats. The council are seeking to sell the land on which the flats are built to

Arches Housing.
122 Burngreave Road
South Yorkshire
S3 9DE

Phone: 0114 228 8100
Fax: 0114 228 8150



The council began legal proceedings to regain possession of the flats (court date set for 7th of December). Arches Housing have employed Red Wall construction (Building Contractor) to demolish the flats when they are emptied. On the 28th November 2006 (according to reports via Arches Housing) Red wall construction workers found all the front doors of the occupied flats open and apparently abandoned.

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Human Rights Watch has lost its moral bearings

01-12-2006 01:11

Just at the moment Fatma was choosing death and resistance over powerlessness and victimhood -- and at a time when Gaza is struggling through one of the most oppressive and ugly periods of Israeli occupation in nearly four decades -- Human Rights Watch published its lastest statement on the conflict. It is document that shames the organisation, complacent Western societies and Fatma’s memory.

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The Coup d’Etat in Mexico

01-12-2006 00:57

As a New Regime Prepares to Seize Control December 1, Promising a New Wave of Repression, the Antidote Is Being Born from Below

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EVERYTHING4EVERYONE Oaxaca solidarity assembly (hackney)

01-12-2006 00:37

Pre-opening day assembly at Everything4everyone "new" occupied building