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Call for still or moving images from this morning arrest

21-09-2007 13:39

An asylum seeker was arrested this morning in a horrible manner

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Activists protest against Virgin in Crawley

21-09-2007 11:21

Anti-deportation campaigners today 'paid a visit' to Virgin Holidays, Richard Branson's Tour Operator business in Crawley town centre in protest at Virgin's involvement in forced deportations of rejected asylum seekers to unsafe countries. The Home Office regularly books seats on Virgin Atlantic flights to countries such as Nigeria to forcibly remove people from the UK. The action coincided with the Gatwick No Border Camp, a protest camp running between 20 and 23 September near Balcombe, West Sussex, as part of a campaign against a new immigration detention centre that is being built at Gatwick Airport.

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The Police State Is Right Here, Right Now

21-09-2007 06:07

As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such a twilight that we all must be aware of change in the air-however slight-lest we become unwilling victims of the darkness.

~Justice William O. Douglas~

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Craig Murray's web site: deleted by Fasthosts

20-09-2007 19:54

Craig Murray, the outspoken former British Ambassador in Uzbekistan has had his web site taken down by it's host, Fasthosts. This comes after an article by him attracted legal threats, "Alisher Usmanov, potential Arsenal chairman, is a Vicious Thug, Criminal, Racketeer, Heroin Trafficker and Accused Rapist":

Full article, A game with no privacy

20-09-2007 18:25

Don´t forget: Behind each game there is a company...

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Appeal Court Victory For Animal Aid Campaigners

19-09-2007 13:33

Two Animal Aid supporters have won a landmark Appeal Court victory over police attempts to criminalise them for running a high street information stall, from where they sought public support for a ban on primate research.

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“Scotland’s first home grown Islamic terrorist”

19-09-2007 09:57

After a 4 week trial and a 9 hour jury deliberation, Scotland has its first home grown Islamic terrorist plot and plotter.

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Liverpool Conspiracy Evening

19-09-2007 02:21

The third event in this opening week of Next To Nowhere was another great success (honestly, I would say if it wasn't; telling the truth is always a revolutionary act!). About twenty people discussed conspiracy theories - or 'alternative proposals' as I think we decided to call them - in a calm and respectful way. This was the first time I've ever seen that happen! It is possible!

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Mining Corporations in Colombia: Workers and Communities Resistance

18-09-2007 23:32

Workers and Communities Resistance
Organised by the London Branch Colombia Solidarity Campaign

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FIT come to manchester

18-09-2007 19:24

FIT arrive in manchester for an important trial

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US Student Tasered for Asking John Kerry Questions

18-09-2007 13:06

The following videos show a student being dragged away by the police and tasered after asking John Kerry why he conceded the US election to Bush, as documented by Greg Palast, in Armed Madhouse, why he doesn't favour impeaching Bush to stop the attack on Iran and if he is a member of Skull and Bones.

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Oaxaca Info Night Held In Liverpool

17-09-2007 22:17

An audience of about thirty-five people came to Next To Nowhere last night, to meet an Indymedia activist from Oaxaca, Mexico, and to hear him speak about recent struggles against the state government there.

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BALOCHISTAN : "Holistic approach" for development or exploitation ?

17-09-2007 20:19

Baloch Society of North America
Pakistan exploiting Baloch resources for china by building mega projects , baloch people do not benefit just as they didn't in 60 years (

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News Digest from 4WardEver

17-09-2007 17:29

Please see our collection of news links.
Keep Informed - Keep up the Struggle!

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John Bowden & The Battle Of Lewisham

17-09-2007 15:19

One of the many antifascists arrested was a young John Bowden.

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NUJ photographer challenges police

17-09-2007 10:57

Solicitors Hickman & Rose have served papers on Sir Ian Blair the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for "Battery" (assault) and breaches of the Human Rights Act, relating to freedom of expression and assembly, on behalf of the photojournalist and NUJ member Marc Vallée.

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DSEi protest: Downing Street blockaded, pensioner and legal observer arrested

15-09-2007 10:14

More police misbehaviour as a female pensioner and her legal observer were arrested during a lone silent vigil and blockade of Downing Street in protest at the DSEi arms fair.

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SOCPA Court report - Case dismissed

14-09-2007 22:31

The SOCPA case against five activists who took part in the No More Fallujahs Weekend of action last October collapsed today at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court when judge Quentin Purdy found no case to answer and dismissed all charges against the five at the end of a protracted and at times farcical hearing which lasted almost four hours.

Previous court reports for cases related to the No More Fallujahs weekend here:

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Prison-death demonstration: HMP Send, Surrey - 20 September 2007

14-09-2007 13:16

A prison-death demonstration will be held outside HMP Send, Surrey
on Thursday 20 September 2007, at 1.30 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
to protest against the death of a young mother (Lisa Doe, aged 25)
who died in the care of the jail on 11 September 2007
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend