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Nottingham against detention centres & deportations - Harmondsworth, Heathrow

12-02-2007 10:44

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Nottingham contigent numbered 8 out of a 150-strong Feb 10th demo outside privately run detention centres at Heathrow, too big for the small pen cops wanted us in. See photos of a Serco/Sodexho screw (they turned up in pairs shortly before visiting time - cops stopping visitors entering until we'd gone. Police 'intelligence gathering' as well. We also manage to make contact with inmate(s).

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Oaxaca, No Sweat and the Fifth International

12-02-2007 07:18

A SPEAKER from Oaxaca in Mexico spoke out the tumultuous events of the last nine months at a packed meeting in Brighton's Cowley Club on Sunday evening.

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Munic: Thousands protest against the NATO (pics+report)

11-02-2007 17:26

"It is the tragic of each and any democracy, that everybody here can tell freely his oppinion in public and that state representatives have to be protected in a democracy. In dictatorships things like that would not happen."
Horst Teltschik, organizer of the NATO-security conference in an interview given to BR 2

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March on Worthing Police Station on Saturday!

11-02-2007 13:28

PROTESTERS are set to march on Worthing Police Station, West Sussex, on Saturday February 17 - and you're invited to join them.

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Birmingham raids & racism in Britain

10-02-2007 20:32

here is a selection of news items on last week's 'terror raid' in Birmingham and two relevant articles on racism

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Photos from Harmondsworth and Colnbrook demo

10-02-2007 20:15

Entrance to Colnbrook and Harmondsworth blocked
Today about 250 people went to Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres to protest against the locking up, and deportation of migrants and asylum seekers.

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First Report from the NoBorders Demo in Harmondsworth

10-02-2007 13:00

12:35pm. About 250 protesters gathered outside the gates of Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres near Heathrow. Two buses from London, one from Leeds and a number of minibuses from Brighton, Manchester and Reading carried people there despite bad weather conditions. There are also many refugees on the demo: Kurdish, Iranian, Congolese and others.

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Triple A: Toda la verdad, caiga quien caiga -

10-02-2007 08:46

Argentina -
Triple A: Toda la verdad, caiga quien caiga -

El dossier, artículos y la cronología mas completa de los crímenes de la Triple A

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Argentina - Triple A: Toda la verdad, caiga quien caiga

10-02-2007 08:10

Argentina -
Triple A: Toda la verdad, caiga quien caiga -

El dossier, artículos y la cronología mas completa de los crímenes de la Triple A

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Oaxacan Teachers Support the APPO and the Ninth Megamarch

09-02-2007 23:18

New March Proves Movement is Alive; State Government Blocks Access to Public Spaces with Razor Wire and Dogs

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Brigitte 'pressured' over terrorism plot confession

09-02-2007 23:15

Days without sleep
Brigitte says he admitted training in Pakistan and knowledge of a plot in Australia, but only after being questioned for days without sleep and after he was incorrectly told his brother and parents were also in jail.

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Deportations Imminent

09-02-2007 21:10

This afternoon about thirty Bristol residents participated in a demonstration of support for two asylum seekers. This demonstration was announced at very short notice after people heard of the plight of these two men. See the original Bristol IndyMedia article:

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USA, Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy refuse to sign UN ban on rendition

09-02-2007 20:00

Fifty-seven countries signed a UN treaty on Tuesday that bans governments from carrying out forced disappearances and holding individuals in secret detention. Washington, as well as a number of European governments, including Britain, Germany, Spain and Italy, refused to sign.

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AUSTRALIA: Former medical student to stand trial over suspected training

09-02-2007 02:39

Suspected training
Today his lawyers sought special leave to appeal to the High Court, arguing the Commonwealth did not have power over acts committed in foreign countries with no connection to Australia.

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Birmingham Raids

08-02-2007 22:36

Who has benefitted most from the outrageous media frenzy and lurid headlines of the last few days?

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The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe

08-02-2007 14:01

Ilan Pappe is an Israeli historian and senior lecturer at Haifa University. He's also Academic Director of the Research Institute for Peace at Givat Haviva and Chair of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian Studies. Pappe is an expert on Israel and Zionism and the Palestinians' Right of Return to their homeland, is considered "an honourable academic with integrity and conscience," and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Council for Palestinian Restitution and Repatriation (CPRR), an organization declaring that "every Palestinian has a legitimate, individual right to return to his or her original home and to absolute restitution of his or her property."

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2012 London Olympics: Police State Opening Ceremony

08-02-2007 11:23

A combination of leaked documents and public policy debate has recently revealed that the British government is preparing to use the 2012 Olympic games in London as a showcase for multiple big brother police state operations and technologies.

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AUSTRALIA: BringDavidHome

08-02-2007 09:01

Hey folks check out the pics from Tuesday's protest outside Parliament House

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Solidarity pitch invasion protest for Greek hunger strikers

07-02-2007 23:58

In a “friendly”/unofficial football game between the Greek national team and the S. Korean national team in London, 4 people holding two large banners (2 people per banner) invaded the pitch. One banner said “70 days of hunger strike” and the other one added “We don’t forget, we don’t forgive” (it looks like they knew that the prisoners were free at last ).