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Ballymurphy 11 Daughters Campain Tour Report

06-02-2008 00:19

A report on the speaking tour, organised by the Troops Out Movement, by two daughters of people murdered by British soldiers in Belfast

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Leaflet ban will hit democratic debate

05-02-2008 20:35

"On the pretext of anti-litter, Swindon Borough Council are bringing in restrictions on rights to distribute literature that are more severe than the restrictions that the Chinese Communist Party impose upon Hong Kong."

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Gorilla tactics – Every Little Helps the rainforest burn

05-02-2008 16:32

Censorship - an unpalatable message
On Saturday 2nd February, five hardy souls from Greenpeace, The One Tonners and Camp Hope joined a gorilla in chilly Stroud to protest against Tescos involvement in the destruction of our carbon sinks.

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Aldermaston byelaws - judicial review update

05-02-2008 16:26

"We claim the right to freedom of assembly"
On 1 February 2008 Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp(aign) took their Judicial Review of the Aldermaston Byelaws 2007 to the High Court in London. Lord Justice Maurice Kay and Mr Justice Walker decided to hear the case against the Secretary of State for Defence in full.

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Human Rights Watch - Word Report of events in 2007

05-02-2008 14:41

In its World Report 2008, Human Rights Watch surveys the human rights situation in more than 75 countries. Human Rights Watch identified many human rights challenges in need of attention, including atrocities in Chad, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia's Ogaden region, Iraq, Somalia, Sri Lanka, and Sudan's Darfur region, as well as closed societies or severe repression in Burma, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam. Abuses in the "war on terror" featured in France, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, among others.

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The wide spread of corruption

05-02-2008 13:51

The UK's law enforcement machine grinds to a halt due to the extensive ramifications of a high-level case of fraud and corruption.

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Video: "This government, using corporate media, is going to murder..."

04-02-2008 23:47

Photo presentation
The new video features a shortened slide show presentation of the newly discovered crime scene photos taken by press-photographer Pedro Polakoff, as well as Pam Africa, David A. Love, Linn Washington Jr, and Dave Lindorff. Also interesting is the exchange between the Reuters journalist covering the press conference, and the panel, as he questions them about why it took so long for the photos to emerge publicly as they are now.

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Colombia: Full fire on gureilla but total silence on State crimes

04-02-2008 15:52

The government of Alvaro Uribe has rallied Colombians to take part in a large march on Monday, February 4th under the slogan “No more kidnappings, no more lies, no more deaths, no more FARC” and tries to obscure the true face of the conflict: 75% of human rights violations in Colombia are committed by the Uribe administration and the paramilitary forces which are linked to the state. (Source: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch)

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4WardEver UK launches a new service in February 2008

04-02-2008 13:14
The interactive website for families affected by deaths and abuses in custody including police, secure units, prisons and death row.

Subscribers get their campaign listed, and can chat live and share their news to fellow campaigners and families worldwide using the chat and blog/news facilities.


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Urgent Campaign: Save Sulukule. Sign Now!

03-02-2008 23:55

The campaign to save Sulukule achieves its first important results

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Unimaginable Intentional Human Suffering

03-02-2008 14:16

The brutal belief system widely promoted as “neoconservatism” is behind the fascist agenda that emerged from the bowels of corporate-owned “think tanks.” These elitist thinkers believe that it is necessary for our government to “cull” the “useless eaters” from the face of the earth, through forced population reduction and perpetual war.

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Greece: Massive riots, police cooperates with fascists, during Antifa demo

03-02-2008 06:17

Detailed update of the events of Saturday 02/02, that took place in the center of Athens, as a response to the attempt of an extremist right wing organisation to commemorate a nationalist anniversary.

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Press Release: Act Against Iraq Poverty

02-02-2008 12:30

The United Nations praised the ration system as being “the world’s largest and most effective relief effort”

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Kilburn protest against Total Oil fuelling oppression in Burma

02-02-2008 10:44

Nine protesters demonstrated at Kilburn Total petrol station on 31st January at 409 Kilburn High Rd, calling on the French oil company to stop being an accomplice to the theft of Burma's resources by the corrupt military junta. The National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won 82 percent of the seats in Burma’s 1990 election but the corrupt regime refused to hand over power.

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Mouloud Silali: My Control Order - a Living Nightmare

01-02-2008 19:15

Mouloud Sihali was one of eight men arrested over the Ricin plot in September 2002. After spending over two years in HMP Belmarsh, a jury acquitted him in April . He was re-arrested a few months later, before being cleared once again. Mouloud spent 16 months under strict control orders before being cleared in May 2007. In this exclusive interview with, Mouloud gives a 1st-hand account of the psychological effects induced by control orders.

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Urgent Petition: Save Sulukule!

01-02-2008 15:19

Save Sulukule!
Urgent campaign to save Sulukule (Turkey) and protect the oldest Rrom community in the world.

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The redemption of CDG

01-02-2008 13:44

The situation at Careers Development Group has changed for the better

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¡No marchamos el 4 de febrero!. Por el respeto a la vida y la dignidad humana si

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Campaign for Free Assembly public meeting 16th February

31-01-2008 17:14

Campaign for Free Assembly public meeting
Saturday 16th February 2pm-4pm
London School of Economics room H103, Connaught House