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Support The Harmondsworth 4! Demonstrate 21 January and every Monday

18-01-2008 11:54

The trial of four men who were in Harmondsworth IRC at the time of the protest there on 28 November 2006 opened on Monday 14th January 2008 at Southwark Crown Court.

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Pauline Campbell NOT arrested at Holloway.

18-01-2008 11:23

Another death at Holloway...
Just two days before the anniversary of her daughters death in Styal Prison in 2003, Pauline Campbell was back at Holloway on Wednesday to demonstrate over yet another self-inflicted death inside its walls.

24 year old Jamie Pearce died on the 10th of December though her death has only just been rerecorded as “self inflicted” from “Unclassified”. There are now officially 8 such deaths recorded in England and Wales in 2007 a 166% rise from the year before. This was the 27th protest that Pauline has staged since her campaign began in 2004.

The group of protesters included two ex-prisoners (male); two grieving mothers whose loved ones had died in the 'care' of prisons in England; the mother of a teenager currently incarcerated in HMP Holloway; and a friend of the late Harry Stanley, who was shot dead by police in 1999.

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More SHAC raids

18-01-2008 11:06

Three more arrests in SE england - Operation Achilles again!

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Grave Ignorance or Serious Deception: the Existence of the Constitution of Brita

18-01-2008 01:47

For the record; we the People of Britain DO INDEED have a CONSTITUTION and in accordance with its statues, the matter of going to war lies with the monarch NOT Parliament!

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NYC Protest for Sea Shepherd Hostages

17-01-2008 20:38

Activists braved the cold of New York City today to protest yesterday's kidnapping of Giles Lane and Benjamin Potts by an illegal Japanese whaling ship. They were released earlier today to the Ocean Viking (Australia's ship).

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Whalers Hands Activists Over To Australia's Ship

17-01-2008 19:00

The activists -- Australian Benjamin Potts, 28, and Briton Giles Lane, 35 -- were detained Tuesday after boarding the harpoon ship to protest Japan's whaling programme. They were handed over to Austrialia's 'Ocean Viking' earlier today.

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Antarctic Whale Hunt Shut Down + Embassy Demo

17-01-2008 16:34

"All whaling activities have come to a halt," said Captain Paul Watson from onboard the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s ship Steve Irwin. No whales have been killed since January 11th.

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A letter from Guantánamo

17-01-2008 15:09

Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison, tells the story of imprisoned al-Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Haj, and reproduces the text of a recently declassified letter from Guantánamo.

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17-01-2008 15:01

Miss Maranda
Jackie Smith... kiss my ass you bitch.

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Protest Against Death of Woman Prisoner, Holloway, London, 16 Jan

17-01-2008 14:03

Demonstrators with placards and flowers
A peaceful demonstration atains the death of Jamie Pearce in Holloway Prison on 10 Sec, 2007, organised by Pauline Campbell, took place outside the prison on Wed 16 Jam, 2008.
Pictures copyright.

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Parole Denied To Samar And Jawad

17-01-2008 11:06

Samar Alami & Jawad Botmeh
Jawad’s parole hearing took place on Monday 17 September 2007. Samar’s parole hearing took place on Wednesday 19 September 2007. Jawad’s application was turned down on Monday 24th of September, and Samar’s on Wednesday 26 September 2007. The legal team has lodged an appeal against this terrible injustice.

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Whalers threaten to take activists to Japan

16-01-2008 23:34

"Using hostages to make demands is the hallmark of terrorism and Sea Shepherd has no interest in negotiating with terrorist groups," said Captain Paul Watson. "The hostages must be released unconditionally."

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Video of Matias, a Mapuche killed by the police

16-01-2008 22:52

The 3 of January of 2008, when he was participating in a land reclamation along with other 30 compañeros a bullet shoot by the police force killed him instantly.
His compañeros and compañeras decided not to leave the body in the hands of the police and they carry him away with them.....
From this corner of europe we want to sand a strong hug to the family and his friends.
And our most deep admiration for Matias, a Mapuche fighter who gave his life for the rights of his people.

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Using Bhutto for Imperial Gain

16-01-2008 18:48

US forces are in the region to stay, and Washington under any administration (Democrat or Republican) intends to dominate this vital part of the world with its vast energy reserves. The strategy appears similar to the divide and conquer one in Yugoslavia. There it worked, but the Middle East and Central Asia aren't so simple. Stay tuned as events will likely accelerate, the media will highlight them, and it looks like stepped up conflict (and its fallout) is part of the plan.

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Anti police action 23rd January

16-01-2008 12:24


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Britain to Implant Prisoners With Spychips

16-01-2008 10:03

Britain to Implant Prisoners With Spychips

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Deadline for SOCPA public consultation is tomorrow!

16-01-2008 09:05

Get your forms in!

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Prosecution of civil servant under Official Secrets Act fails

16-01-2008 04:49

A civil servant at the Foreign Office accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act by leaking government documents to the media had the charges against him dropped at the Old Bailey last week.

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Whalers Make Demands Over Hostages

16-01-2008 02:17

"The Institute of Cetacean Research is acting like a terrorist organization," said Steve Irwin’s 1st Officer Peter Brown. "Here they are taking hostages and making demands. Our policy is that we don’t respond to terrorist demands."

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Fit up the Cops: It's Pay Back Time

16-01-2008 00:01

23rd January 2008
Meet Weatherspoons on Baker Street (nearest tube Marble Arch)

Bring anything you think could be useful...