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VIDEO: Ramona Africa remembers the MOVE 9 trial

16-03-2008 21:49


In this new interview (03/08), Ramona Africa talks about observing the MOVE 9 trial, before she actually became a member of MOVE. The video also features archival footage from the documentary "MOVE," made by Cohort Media, and narrated by Howard Zinn. The intro spotlights the public beating of Delbert Africa, while the conclusion features the illegal destruction of MOVE's house and the fraudulent "conspiracy" charge used to convict the MOVE 9.

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The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

16-03-2008 18:55

On International Women's Day, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan held a large public meeting and celebration in Kabul. March 9th was also the 30th year of its inception and the 20th martyrdom anniversary of the founder of the organisation. They released a statement condemning the corrupt Karzai government and the situation of Afghan women.

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Mass Abductions take place in middle of the night across Lhasa, Tibet

16-03-2008 18:02

A protester burns a Chinese flag during a protest in the Tibetan capital Lhasa M
Chinese troops have flooded Lhasa the Capital of Tibet and are arresting any youths or people suspected of resisting Chinese rule.
Every house is being searched and people are being abducted in the night..

Please attend any demonstrations you can outside Chinese embasy in London or a consulate near you.

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Demonstration ouside Chinese Embassy in London Tomorrow 17th March

16-03-2008 13:01

Please attend the demonstration...

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China declare "Peoples War" in Tibet to "Clear UP" resistance to CCP

16-03-2008 12:48

China has Closed mount Everest, Declared Martial Law and Shut Tibet to the outside world, after 60 years of unimaginable pain and suffering, with a full 1.25 million murdered by the Chinese a full 1/4 of the population, the Tibetans have risen up to demand freedom from China.

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Fitwatchers arrested for "intimidating the police" at STWC march

16-03-2008 02:45

XB92 'Wayne' Rooney pictured with FIT snapper Neal Williams on Mayday 2007
Four people were arrested near Trafalgar Square around 1:15pm on Saturday during the Stop the war Coalition rally, accused of intimidating a Forward Intelligence Team. Officer XB92 'Wayne' Rooney requested back-up from three van loads of the Met's 'Griffon' squad - supposed to provide additional security against "the threat of terrorism" within the "Government Security Zone". Leaflets about the Campaign for Free Asssembly ( were seized as evidence, along with cameras, mobile phones and notebooks. The arrests were made under s241 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, see below. All four were released on bail without charge after being held at Bishopsgate police station for 9 hours.

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Scientology coming to a shopping centre near you: West Bromwich

15-03-2008 21:03

The 'Citizens Commission on Human Rights', a front group for the Scientology cult is scheduled to show an exhibition in the Queens Square Shopping Centre West Bromwich. The exhibition is called 'Psychiatry - An Industry Of Death' and is due to run from Monday 31st March until Thursday 17th April 2008 -

Whilst the name 'Citizens Commission on Human Rights' (CCHR) certainly makes it sound like they are a alturistic group looking to help people, the truth is somewhat different.

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fbi's CJIS Must Be Removed From fbi Control !

15-03-2008 19:45

fbi seeks to intimidate (through CJIS) all who show NO "fbi respect".

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Who's editing Wikipedia?

15-03-2008 17:48

Find out just who is editing one of the biggest information sources on the net.

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Nottingham Defy-ID group back in business

15-03-2008 14:45

Defy-ID stall
After taking a bit of a break, Notts Defy-ID have started meeting again on a regular basis. As the National Identity Register creeps back into the political landscape (did it ever really go away?) there is an urgent need to take collective action and stop it in its tracks. Defend anonymity! Defy ID!

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Indian Neo-Fascism and People’s resistance

15-03-2008 08:06

A tribal christian praying at a torched down church
Talk and discussion on the recent rise of fascism in India and people resisting it.

Tuesday 18th of March, 7.30pm
Shaheed Udham Singh Centre
(Indian Workers Association Centre)
346 Soho Road
Birmingham B21 9QI

Prof. Ram Puniyani
Indian anti-fascist intellectual

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SOCPA - a day in the life of brian

15-03-2008 02:24

as reported on indymedia, police harassed brian haw at his peace vigil in parliament square on thursday 13th march
here is some video footage of the day that brian took, including the 'public order' arrest of 'the ant' for calling the police "nazis"

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Notts Police Spend £12,000 Defending Sadie Graham

14-03-2008 18:55

A request submitted to Nottinghamshire Police under the Freedom of Information Act has revealed that they spend more than £12,000 protecting a meeting arranged by BNP splinter group "The Voice of Change" in January.

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carmel agrexco blockade case droped

14-03-2008 17:24

Climate Camp, Carmel Agrexco blockade

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Reminder: Campaign for Free Assembly public meeting 16th March LSE

14-03-2008 17:20

Campaign for Free Assembly meeting
Sunday 16th March2pm-4pm
London School of Economics room H102, Connaught House

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chinese shoot young girl in tibet - mass rioting - demonstrate now at embassy

14-03-2008 15:17

news is just coming in of rioting in tibet and chinese military have shot a young girl of 16

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Paddy's Day of Action Against shell (Meeting & Update)

14-03-2008 13:36

This Saturday (15th March) @ 5pm there will be a meeting and info night hosted by people from Ireland about the struggle of the people of Rossport, County Mayo, Ireland, to stop shell from destroying their beautiful & pristine environment by building a high pressure gas pipeline through their land.

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SOCPA - a plea from barbara tucker

14-03-2008 01:19

police tried this afternoon to arrest brian haw and remove the tents that are home to him and several supporters. they backed down in the face of legal argument, unsure that they would get away with yet another illegal act. they did however arrest 'ant' (again!) for alleged public order offence. although a minor offence, he has been held at belgravia for nine hours already and refused contact with his lawyer

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Ilan Pappé: The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

13-03-2008 23:08

Audio Ilan Pappé
Attached is a recording of Ilan Pappé addressing a public meeting entitled The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and the Current Situation which was organised by the Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign and took place in Sheffield on 13th March 2008.

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Discussion Forum - Pakistan and The War on Terror

13-03-2008 18:45

Discussion forum organised by Pakistan Solidarity Campaign on the proxy war waged by the imperialist forces against the people of Pakistan.

Sunday 16th of MARCH 2008, 2.00 pm
The Drum, 144 Potters Lane, Aston, Birmingham B6 4UU

Political groups, parties and concerned individuals will come together to discuss the situation in Pakistan and explore ways in which we can provide help and support.