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Can you photograph a bouncer who is being aggressive?

14-07-2008 11:27

A number of people had complained about the aggressive and threatening behaver of the security guards at EOCC employed during the Cowley Road Carnival this year.

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Drop the charges against Ayodeji Omotade!

13-07-2008 14:16

If opposing violence is a crime - we are all on trial

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Cannabis Seed Ban Bill Angers Campaigners

13-07-2008 12:52

A Bill introduced in UK Parliament calls for a ban on cannabis seeds.

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Letter from Austrian Prisoner: Kevin

13-07-2008 12:33

Tierbefreier e.V..
From Antirep2008, July 12th 2008
Open letter from Kevin, July 4th 2008
Tierbefreier e.V. co-chairman & Basisgruppe Tierrechte (BaT) activists

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Italian Courts allow Rastafarians to use Cannabis - but is this legal

13-07-2008 10:56

The Courts in Italy have singled out Rastafarians and allowed them to use cannabis without prosecution - but is this legal under Human Rights law and ought it not be universally applicable, argues the Legalise Cannabis Alliance

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Martin Balluch’s Address to the Court

12-07-2008 22:32

DDr. Martin Balluch’s Address to the Court at Remand Review Hearing
7th July 2008

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Kilburn Total Oil Burma Protest 9th July 2008

12-07-2008 20:06

Three protesters braved the rain on Wednesday 9th July to protest at Totalitarian Oil at Kilburn Total station, 409 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn, NW6 7QG. For many years French Total Oil has been funding the brutal Burmese junta's oppression of the Burmese people, with hundreds of millions of dollars a year from the Yadana gas pipeline. The Burmese don't benefit from the gas exported to Thailand, instead they have suffered from forced labour and the military camps around the pipeline. The junta spends 50% of Burma's budget on the army and uses foreign currency it earns to buy weapons.

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Update- AR2008 Moved

11-07-2008 22:28


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On Photography

11-07-2008 20:24

On my experiences photographing various door supervisors on the day of the 2008 Cowley Road Carnival.

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Abuse of Process Bollocks...

11-07-2008 17:03

Is it within article 10 of the Human Rights Act to say bollocks in public?

To Parliament?

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News International threatens Media Lens with legal and police action

10-07-2008 14:44

Following on from the news that News International threatened Media Lens with legal and police action, Media Lens has posted a new alert about the repression. This was in connection with their critical commentary on the bias of the Times over Iran and the nuclear issue. Media Lens, for those who have not encountered their work, are a small (three person) web-based team who analyse British media output, especially at the "liberal" end of the spectrum. Since 2001 they have been publishing free email 'alerts' about mainstream distortion and bias based on Chomsky and Herman's "Propaganda Model" in their book "Manufacturing Consent".

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Independent : Judge who sentenced animal rights activist was fan of blood sports

10-07-2008 10:02

It would seem that the real story of Sean Kirtley's plight has been picked up by the national press (Independent) we hope this will raise the profile of Sean's case and have already been told by Bindmans (Seans legal team) that this should help his appeal no end!

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Austrian Justice Scandal Continues

09-07-2008 21:35

New Extension of Remand in Custody for Animal Protectionists

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Carnival Against Vivisection! - Saturday 6th Sept

09-07-2008 20:38

Make your stand against the vivisection industry and animal abusers with us at the Carnival Against Vivisection at Sequani Labs on Saturday September 6th it starts at 12 noon meeting opposite the Ledbury Train Station on the grass verge. This protest is in solidarity with Sean Kirtley who was imprisoned by the state for supposedly organising protests against Sequani. Even though he has never broken the law himself at Sequani (and the police agree) he was sent to prison under new SOCPA legislation which shatters the right to organise and protest in a free democracy.

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Today—U.S. Senate Votes Whether to Shoot Down 1st and 4th Amendments

09-07-2008 14:48

If this Act is passed, it will be Free Speech in America only “if you—Dare!

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Illegal Arromight Arrest - The Prequel

08-07-2008 21:23

The Prequel to the SchNews Funny YouTube of the Week!