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Zimbabwe vigil 5th anniversary

11-10-2007 10:20

The Zimbabwe vigil 5th anniversary event that was due to happen at the rampART social center this coming saturday has now been moved to a larger venue as it has become apparent that the numbers expected to attended much greater than originally anticipated.

The vigil is on the strand as normal and the social event afterwards will now be held at Highgate Newtown Community Centre, 25 Bertram Street, London N19 5DQ.

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Cardiff Burma/Total Protest II (Saturday 13th)

11-10-2007 08:34

After a very successful protest against oil and gas company Total's involvement in Burma in Cardiff last Saturday, it's been agreed to call another demonstration - same time, same place - the oppression hasn't stopped so neither should we!

Account of last week's protest here:

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Politicians: is it one rule for us and another for them? - part II

10-10-2007 22:57

Watch senior MPs squirm when it is suggested to them that lying by politicians be made illegal.

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Photo of EDO MBM being forced to smash own window!

10-10-2007 21:07

Paul Hills - managering director of EDO MBM was forced to smash the window of his own factory in order for workers to start their day, after protesters secured all entrances into the factory.

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Al-Qaeda: Sort of Like the Energizer Bunny

10-10-2007 17:12

None of this works, not very well, because people are sick and tired of hearing about “al-Qaeda,” the putative terrorist organization akin to the boy who cried wolf, forever barking but never biting because the wolf has no teeth, heck it is not a stretch to say the wolf does not exist, except in the fervid but all too prosaic imagination of think-tank neocons and the like.

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Dignity Not Detention - the 3 Day March

10-10-2007 16:55

Asylum seekers, refugees, trade unionists and supporters from all over South Yorkshire will march from the Home Office in Sheffield to Lindholme Detention centre near Doncaster between 26-28th October

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Oaxaca: PRI candidate house attacked, CIPO-RFM HQ facing repression

10-10-2007 16:19

The street of CIPO-RFM HQ
PRI Municipal Presidency house attacked with heavy caliber guns, neighbouring CIPO-RFM communal house facing repression following attack.

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Reclaim the Night March - Edinburgh - 11th October 2007

10-10-2007 15:24

HUNDREDS of marchers will "reclaim the night" when they take to the city's streets for a rally highlighting violence against women. Both women and men will take part in the event to raise awareness of domestic abuse and a culture in which women feel unsafe walking alone at night.

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Anti Kettle Foods Campaign Builds Head of Steam

10-10-2007 15:23

Kettle Foods have brought in US union busters. But have they bitten off more they can chew as consumer organising a boycott online?

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Brothers in Chains and other news from rampART

10-10-2007 12:30

The building occupied for the rampART social center has recently undergone changes to make it more suitable for large meetings. Two rooms on the first floor have been combined into one large room good for meetings of up to sixty people. Additionally, work is being done on the roof garden to provide a sheltered space where people can get a breath of fresh air during events.

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Burma: Total Oil London HQ picketed again

10-10-2007 09:42

30 Burmese protesters and solidarity campaigners are again picketing Total Oil's London headquarters in Cavendish Square to highlight the company's support of the military junta in Burma, and complicity in ongoing repression of the Burmese population including the rape and torture in prisons. Police arrived after 40 minutes but have so far taken no action.

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Attacks in Argentina and Belgium in solidarity with Gabriel and Jose

09-10-2007 23:24

vols wagen dealership attacked in Buenos Aires, consulate and BMW dealership attacked in Brussels

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Hidden Detainees, East London Camp Xray

09-10-2007 18:20

Three minute short film of the start of a six day event in which two people are detained camp xray style in a cage on Whitechapel highstreet to draw attention to the blight of 23,000 people held without trial by the american military regime in ghost prisons around the world.

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Burma: report from daily embassy protest

09-10-2007 00:59

Around 20 people gathered on Monday lunchtime, reduced perhaps by events elsewhere in the city, in the small Mayfair street where the Burmese Ambassador hides away. Over half those present were Burmese.

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SOCPA - STWC 'ban' was bollocks

09-10-2007 00:40

i'm sure indymedia readers knew this anyway, but the proof is on the bbc website

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Niger: Massacre in the North of Niger

08-10-2007 21:59

The nigerien army is violating the Human Rights. In massacres in the north of Niger at least 29 innocent persons were killed.

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Troops Out Now: Interview with Tony Benn

08-10-2007 21:33

A short interview with Tony Benn to Indymedia prior to the protest.