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RFID For Prisoners

15-01-2008 23:56

"Justice Dept" plans RFID chips to control prisoners

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Freedom of Assembly Protest - Part 2: Downing Street

15-01-2008 23:11

Part two video of the London Freedom of Assembly on Saturday 12 January 2008.

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Brazil: prior censorship against Paraná State's governor is absolutely reprehens

15-01-2008 20:51

The president of the National Federation of Journalists (Fenaj), Sergio Murillo de Andrade, ranked as "absolutely reprehensible" the court decision that establishes prior censorship in Radio and Television Paraná Educativa.

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2008 election charade, part 2: White House bought by big money

15-01-2008 16:05

What is clear is the fact that major corporations are collectively hedging their bets, financing both sides. For example, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have money behind every leading candidate. Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns, and UBS are also prominent players, in virtually all of the camps.

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Breaking News: Adel Hamad is Back in Sudan!

15-01-2008 15:58

Shut it down - Get em' out..... NOW!
We finally have some great news to report. Adel Hamad is back in Sudan. Over two years after being cleared for transfer, Adel Hamad has finally arrived in Khartoum and was immediately released and allowed to reunite with his family.

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Gordon Brown urged to act for British residents in Guantánamo

15-01-2008 13:22

Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files, reports on the presentation of a letter to Prime Minister Gordon Brown, asking him to request the US authorities to return two British residents who are still held in Guantánamo, and also asking him to request that the prison be closed down.

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Freedom of Assembly Protest - Part 1

15-01-2008 13:17

Part one video of the London Freedom of Assembly on Saturday 12 January 2008.

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The Iraqis Don't Really Want Us

15-01-2008 11:15

Few mentioned Saddam Hussein as a cause of their problems, which the report described as an important finding, implying that "the current strife in Iraq seems to have totally eclipsed any agonies or grievances many Iraqis would have incurred from the past regime, which lasted for nearly four decades -- as opposed to the current conflict, which has lasted for five years."

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Human rights activists under fire in Haiti

15-01-2008 06:37

Mr. Mesilien and his family left their home for an undisclosed location on December 19 after receiving numerous threats according to Amnesty International.

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It's not torture when U.S. forces are doing it...(by Latuff)

15-01-2008 05:26

Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff (to be published in "Ideias" magazine, of the Sindicato dos Servidores da Justica Federal, Rio de Janeiro).

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Bush to Celebrate Ethnic Cleansing

15-01-2008 02:17

President Bush left Israel after pledging to come back to help celebrate Israel’s 60th anniversary.”I intend to come back to help the peace process move forward but also to celebrate Israel’s 60th anniversary,” Israel's 60th anniversary is referred to as the Nakba or catastophe by Palestinians. Its the anniversary of 1948, the anniversary of their ethnic cleansing. How can Bush be committed to peace and celebrate this?

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Protest - why should we ask?

14-01-2008 21:45

"In response to the government's 'consultation' on managing protest around parliament we should not need to ask permission from 'the state' to demonstrate against 'the state'."

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Freedom to protest march- smash EDO - smash ITT

14-01-2008 19:56

A RIGHT to Protest demonstration is being held in central Brighton on Saturday January 19, meeting at 12 noon in Churchill Square.

bring noise

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Freedom to Protest Border Point. London 12 Jan, 2008

14-01-2008 11:55

Nelson, Charles I and Security desk
The CSG (Citizens Supporting Government) set up their border point again on Saturday 12 Jan on the edge of the SOCPA zone at Trafalgar Square to advise the public about the danger of passing into the an area where freedom is severely restricted. Pictures are copyright (C) Peter Marshall, 2008

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Six years of Guantanamo: Amnesty International

14-01-2008 10:59

In the two cages
Amnesty International ( organised an overnight vigil on Jan 11-12 with a Guantanamo-style cage and a mass demonstration to mark six years of this unlawful prison camp and continue the call for its closure. Short text and 3 pictures. Pictures are copyright.

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London Guantanamo Campaign, Friday 11 Jan

14-01-2008 10:43

Leafletting on Park Road,
Report and pictures from last Friday's day of campaigning around the city. Pictures are copyright - see web site for details.

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"Britain considered Italian coup"

14-01-2008 10:24

SERIOUS question marks about the Biritsh state and its commitment to democracy are raised by a fascinating report which appeared in The Guardian on today, Monday January 14.

It stated:

"The British government considered backing a rightwing coup in Italy in 1976 to prevent the rising Italian Communist party from taking power, recently released documents have revealed.

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film by rikki of saturday's london freedom of assembly protest

14-01-2008 09:23

around 200 people arrived in trafalgar square and began a roam around the socpa zone. later in the afternoon the peaceful protestors were attacked by territorial support group officers, and brian haw was injured in a targetted attack

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Report of the 4F trial - Anarchists facing 11 years in frame-up

14-01-2008 07:58

3 anarchists in Barcelona are accused of attempted murder after a cop lies in a coma after a skirmish near an illegal rave. 8 other people are arrested, simply for looking like squatters and being near the area. They all are fitted up to satisfy the authorities need for revenge and try to get away with it. Solidarity needed!!