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Psyops, terror and policing of the climate camp

06-08-2008 02:50

Police mounted an outrageous terror attack on the camp in the early hours of Wednesday 6th, sounding sirens, circling their helicopter over the site, cutting the flood lighting, then deploying van loads of tooled-up riot cops at the gates in the darkness and getting them to number off and yell 'get up, get up' into the camp....

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Clapham South Total Oil Protest for Burma

05-08-2008 22:30

On 30th July six protesters from held a demonstration at the Ridge Total Service Station, 40 - 50 Balham Hill, Wandsworth, London SW12 9EL (near Clapham South). French Total Oil funds the brutal Burmese junta with 500 million dollars a year from the Total operated Yadana gas field, fuelling oppression and great cruelty in Burma. Next August 8th will mark the 20th uprising of the 8-8-88 protests in which 3,000 peaceful Burmese protesters were murdered by the Burmese junta.

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Time to Crush a Union

05-08-2008 17:28

Call for global solidarity against repression in South Korea. South Korean government has issued arrest warrants against leaders of the country's union leaders for calling a general strike.

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Highway robbery

05-08-2008 15:11

Across the country local councils are committing highway robbery, robbing people blind with unlawful traffic and parking schemes.

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PHILIPPINES: Open Letter to the NPA General Command and the NDF

05-08-2008 10:25

We, the undersigned, condemn in the strongest possible terms the recent spate of killings of farmers and farmer-leaders in Masbate, perpetrated by individuals identified as belonging to the local command of the New People’s Army.

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Police drop top secret NETCU guide to policing protest

04-08-2008 19:46

When raiding the site of the Camp for Climate Action, the police dropped a copy of their top-secret guide to policing protest.

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Scots census awarded to Abu Ghraib torturers

04-08-2008 17:34

The Scottish government has awarded the next census contract to CACI, a corporation responsible for torture in Iraq. This corporation is not only being sued by Iraqi survivors, but was even condemned by the official US army investigation. This gestapo-like corporation will soon be legally demanding the personal details of all Scots, so one more reason not to fill in the census.

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Aldershot town centre regeneration

04-08-2008 14:44

artist's impression of proposed Westgate development
The Labour group at the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor has discovered the blindingly obvious, that Aldershot has a failing town centre!

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Binyam Mohamed: judges grill MI5 agent and question fairness of Guantánamo trial

04-08-2008 14:12

Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files,” reports on the explosive developments during last week’s judicial review, in the British high court, of the case of British resident and torture victim Binyam Mohamed, imprisoned in Guantánamo and facing a trial by Military Commission.

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Cops Spying on HoneyBaked Ham Protestors and Peace Activists

04-08-2008 13:06

Two activists who handed out vegan pamphlets outside of a HoneyBaked Ham store– and were harassed, spied on, and arrested for it– can proceed with a lawsuit against the cops, a federal appeals court recently ruled. [1]

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Artists jailed for bringing colour to shitty cities.

04-08-2008 10:29

brightening up dull trains
Members of the DPM crew were jailed for up to 2 years for making dull shitty city scapes brighter and more colourful spaces.
As they start a prison sentence, pictures of their work are to be exhibited in a New York art gallery. So are they vandals or frustrated artists?

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Petition to present at appeal to try and get reduced sentences here

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Video of Caravan and March to Climate Camp 3-8-08

04-08-2008 08:44

This year's Climate Camp in the UK is against a proposed new highly polluting, coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent, at at time when the Government is pretending to be 'green'.


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5 o'clock and the police try and drive through main gate to climate camp

04-08-2008 08:13

Climate Camp main gate duty meets and repels a van load of police at 5am

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New libel threat against Uzbekistan solidarity

04-08-2008 08:05

Craig Murray

Craig Murray, former ambassador to Uzbekistan, is threatened again with libel action to prevent the publication of his new book.
In this book, Murray plans to expose the methods of mercenary commander Tim Spicer, one of those who has made a fortune with supplying his private, unaccountable army, to Iraq. [Fuck the War action]

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Footage from dawn raid on Climate Camp

04-08-2008 06:49

Some short extracts of footage recorded this morning from police raid on the Camp for Climate Action, nr Kingsnorth, Medway.

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Police mount morning attacks against climate campers

04-08-2008 05:37

Shortly after 5am this morning, police mounted an operation at the climate camp.

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Climate Camp Day One Summaries

03-08-2008 19:49

The day started and ended with rain but for the most part was sunny, dry but windy. Most of the neighborhoods have their infrastructure pretty sorted and kitchen serving food. The media 'village' now has it's full complement of structures and although some are literally held up with bits of string, it's looking good despite being two days behind schedule. Everything is running behind thanks to continuing vindictive obstruction by the police.

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DSEi - Downing Street legal observer re-trial on Thursday

03-08-2008 18:45

A legal observer convicted in February of obstructing a police officer in the course of a stop and search outside Downing Street will have his appeal heard at Southwark Crown Court in London on Thursday (7 August). The incident occurred during a peaceful vigil and blockade of Downing Street in memory of victims of the arms trade held last September, while arms dealers and other war criminals gathered in east London for an international arms fair.

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Imperialism With a Black Face

03-08-2008 12:17

Based on his own statements, delivered repeatedly and consistently over the years, Barack Obama promises to be another in a long line of imperial American presidents, dedicated to the maintenance of U.S. hegemony by any means necessary.