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Comiso 1983 - Sicily

17-09-2008 00:36

new pictures
For the first time new images (also in color) in a short movie.

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The arrest and release of Austrian animal activists - special summary

16-09-2008 22:19

Statement from Martin Balluch after his release from prison, 11 September 2008.

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Never mind the legal bollocks

16-09-2008 18:56

35. 2% raise? - "bollocks" - 98% says

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Vegan Prisoner Support Group & Rainbow ARC Animal Sanctuary Benefit

16-09-2008 18:41


In support of Animal Rights Prisoners and help save Rainbow Arc Animal Sanctuary.

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Reports from Colombia and London activities

16-09-2008 00:27

Colombia Solidarity Campaign London branch meeting

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Letter to the bourgeoisie from a Mexican campesino

15-09-2008 18:41

On the annivesary of Mexican Indpendence, the social struggle continues

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Miami 5 - London demonstrations

15-09-2008 17:37

Banner outside South Africa House
Events took place around the world last weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of the arrest of the Miami 5, in prison in the USA. RATB held a demonstration in Trafalgar Square, and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign have a further demonstration planned for 7 Oct.
Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Free West Papua Campaign :: September Update ::

15-09-2008 15:45

This months update includes developments for the forthcoming 'International
Parliamentarian for West Papua', news of an upcoming interview with Benny and
Maria Wenda on BBC Radio 3, the date of the September Indonesian Embassy vigil,
and developments on the postcard campaign.

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Bolivia: Fascist right launches ‘civic coup’

15-09-2008 13:45

map of Bolivia
“[Today] a civil-prefectural coup against the unity of the country and democracy has been initiated”, Bolivian minister of government Alfredo Rada declared on September 9, as a growing wave of violence by small gangs of fascist youth engulfed the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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Protest @ British Airways Head Office

15-09-2008 07:12

Respect Nigerians Coalition (RNC) to hold a peaceful protest at the British Airways Corporate headquarters, Harmondsworth on Wednesday 17th September 2008

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McTrial Cambridge – POSTPONED

14-09-2008 20:02

Trial Postponed!

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Call for solidarity from Radio TOTOPO, Oaxaca.

14-09-2008 16:58

Radio TOTOPO denounce continued state aggression and call for international solidarity to protect the right to free expression.

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Marriage thwarted as refugee is arrested. Friends fear for her life.

14-09-2008 14:54

Annociate Nimpagaritse was arrested on Friday and removed to Dungavel Detention Centre in South Lanarkshire. Her friends fear that she will soon be deported to Burundi for a second time, where her life will be in great danger. She had just been given permission by the Home Office to marry her fiancee, who is also from Burundi but is working in Coventry and has permission to stay here.

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Noel Edmonds - How 'scarcity' easily leads to racism

14-09-2008 10:59

A horrible example of how a right-wing take on climate change, energy security etc. can foster reactionary mentalities instead of human-centered social change. It's bad enough that some green activists are abandoning an anti-capitalist ecology in favour of green capitalism based on the notion that anything that works is necessary given the likely timeframe of global warming. Worse would be a convergence of green politics and a support for the Tories based on a perceived 'better' green agenda. No doubt this will happen. Get ready!

voting Tory (as the greener party)

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'The Working Class Goes to Heaven': Free film Fri 19th South London

14-09-2008 10:47

The Working Class Goes To Heaven
•Workers Leaving the Factory by Harun Farocki
•The Working Class Goes to Heaven by Elio Petri

Date: 19 September, 2008
Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Location: The Pullens Centre, 184 Crampton St, SE17

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When the facts speak for themselves

14-09-2008 10:35

Escaping from the State
Do we still need to repeat it? Do we still have to add words to facts
which speak for themselves? The Belgian democracy had to cope with
dozens of uprisings and escapes in its prison and camps. In this way,
prisoners broke the silence and the isolation they're assigned to.

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Letter of goodbye to Van Walsum

13-09-2008 22:58

The ingenuous franqueza and the assumption relief of political conscience of the ex- personal representative of the Secretary General of Nations United for the Western Séhara, Peter Van Walsum

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Scottish Prisoner on hunger strike

13-09-2008 18:06

A Scottish prisoner has been on hungerstrike for 2 weeks.

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Son of Shell to Sea hunger striker assaulted and arrested at Glengad beach

13-09-2008 14:53

Today at midday around 50 local and national Shell to Sea campaigners attempted to reclaim Glengad beach, Special Area of Conservation, from Shell. Despite Shell's commitment to allow public access to the beach, for the past two months the beach has been closed to the public while preparatory pipeline work is ongoing.