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Tubas Delegation Report Back

01-05-2007 09:59

17 Brightonians have recently returned from a delegation to the Tubas region of Palestine.
Come to an exciting evening where there will be a cafe, exhibition, speakers and videos of their experiences.
Friends meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton.

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Community flags retroactive federal election boycott to stop Howard profits

01-05-2007 03:25

War Crimes
"We're trying to stop them from murdering more innocent people and we are saying you can't profit from it.

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Anabelle and son due to be deported this Wednesday - URGENT ACTION NEEDED!!!!

30-04-2007 23:29

Anabelle James and her 1 year old son who were snatched from their home in Bury in a dawn raid on Sunday29 April 2007, are due to be deported back to Nigeria on Wednesday 2nd May 2007.

They are set to be sent on Virgin Airway flight VS 651 at 22:30 (10:30pm) to Lagos, from Heathrow (Terminal 3).

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Mayday Teachers March in Oaxaca, Government Workers break police barricades

30-04-2007 18:42

On 1 May 2007, as the world marches for Labour Day and Workers Rights, Oaxaca, Mexico, will see Section 22 of the teachers union march on the zocalo.

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A tsunami of racism, Political views Mr Wilders

30-04-2007 17:35

The political views of Mr G. Wilders, the newly elected Dutch MP, who came into power with 9 seats after the Dutch parliamentary elections dd 2006, are not only being characterized by populism, racism and Islamophobia, also they contain elements, which hold a plea for the foundation of a police-state.

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Bin revolution gathers pace

30-04-2007 15:20

It takes a lot to get people to do more than moan and groan, and yet axing bin collections seems to have galvanised the masses into action.

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Homophobia in Poland: protest outside the Polish embassy

30-04-2007 14:00

Human Rights campaigners will hold a demonstration outside the Polish Embassy in London on May 17th-the International Day Against Homophobia- to express their growing concern about the plight of the LGBT community in Poland.

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Reclaim the Square! - Summer picnic

30-04-2007 08:58

Well after £7m and what seems like several decades the Belaboured Party's vanity project is now open. To celebrate it let's have a mass picnic there on Sun 13th May.

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Denmark, Kopenhagen: "Still feel like rioting..."

30-04-2007 08:00

Denmark, Kopenhagen. On "Ground 69" [the place of the destroyed youth centre `Ungdomshuset´] people yesterday again began to built barricades. Later the whole Jagtvej was full with burning barricades.
Windows of banks, supermarkets, companies were smashed. surveillance cameras destroyed.

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Estonia, Talinn: Riots- 1 dead, hundreds hurt, city devasted

29-04-2007 15:47

Talinn looks like a city in war: shops, buildings are burning. Everywhere people are beaten by police.
Yesterday night thousands of people rioted because the governemnt brought to fall "the sovjet soldier" - a monument in the middle of the city that honoured the anti-fascist soldiers of the sovjet army who freed Talinn from the nazis in WW II.

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Follow up to OSA makes mockery of Justice...Psychopaths Rool, ok?

29-04-2007 11:20

It seems my recent offering on the misuse of the Official Secrets Act (is there really any use for it except to cover the backs of highly-placed miscreants, in a so-called democracy?), tying the Al Jazeera bombing to 'revisionism' over the Downing Street Memo fell on deaf here's another try:-

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Detention of Asylum Seekers and Immigrants in the UK

28-04-2007 20:34

I am an asylum seeker who has experienced arbitrary detention in the UK for immigration purposes. I am also a national of a former British colony, where internment and detention were used to control the freedom movement of whole communities. I have strong criticisms of the use of internment and detention of a particular group of people as a form of control or punishment without any regard for justice.

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Grandma faces eviction for using medical cannabis

28-04-2007 15:41

A campaign to support Pat Tabram (the 'Grandma who Eats Cannabis') is being launched to prevent her cruel and vindictive eviction from her home because she publicly refuses to stop self medicating with natural organic cannabis, and won't keep her mouth shut.

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28-04-2007 09:18

The Scream

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Critical Mass London 13th Anniversary ride.

28-04-2007 09:04

Video Start of ride left
The very well attended Mass got off to a good start, despite a spelling mistake on the kindly donated t-shirts. There was the usual large police presence with its usual intimidating videoing of riders. Pity they can't take their own medicine and try to conceal their faces.

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11 people arrested at anti-fa demo in lisboa

28-04-2007 06:32

25 of april, Lisboa, Portugal. 400 people participate in an illegal anti-fascist demo. After the programmed end of it, a different and smaller group of 50 persons, marched towards the fascist partie headquarters, but the riot police stoped them with brutality, and eleven arrests were performed.

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Welcome to Democracy

27-04-2007 20:50

Has anybody fallen down with shock, with the revelation by the United Nations on Wednesday 25/4/2007, that the Iraqi Government has refused to co-operate with providing factual information, relating to the number of deaths, for this year, inside of democratic Iraq.

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Big Issue Magazine Seller Calls Police to Arrest Young Muslim Girl

27-04-2007 13:11

A young Muslim girl was arrested by police outside Sainsburys in Ladbroke Grove at noon on 27 April after being accused of illegally selling the Big Issue magazine on private property and "stealing money" from another Big Issue seller.

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Solidarity With John Bowden

27-04-2007 09:31

Take a few minutes to help support a prisoner.

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US moves to limit lawyers’ access to Guantánamo inmates

27-04-2007 09:23

In the wake of recent revelations of widespread torture and abuse at the Guantánamo Bay prison camp, the US Justice Department has taken legal action to restrict lawyers’ access to their clients incarcerated there. These lawyers have been an important source of news from inside the camp, despite being already subject to a strict set of rules established by the Pentagon and the DC Court of Appeals in 2004.