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Policing a demo in Manchester

21-09-2008 18:10

horses at the front
Some photos of cops at yesterday's demo, doing their stuff.

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Freedom of Movement on the Manchester demo

21-09-2008 09:32

freedom of movement block
A few photos of the freedom of movement block and others demonstrating against forced removals at the Manchester demo against the Labour Party conference yesterday.

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St Modwen admit no cinema for Farnborough

20-09-2008 13:51

once a thriving town centre
Developer from Hell St Modwen has been forced to admit what was common knowledge, that there is no cinema for Farnborough town centre. They were also forced to admit to yet more delays for their so-called redevelopment of Farnborough town centre, a town centre that was not in need of redevelopment until they trashed it.

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"All We Want is the Truth" - Menezes Inquest Opens on Monday

20-09-2008 13:08

On 22nd July 2005, Jean Charles de Menezes, an innocent member of the public, was killed by Metropolitan police officers in a grotesque and very public fashion. No one has been held accountable for his death.

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Global Financial Meltdown

20-09-2008 09:37

The financial crisis has by no means reached its climax. It could potentially
disrupt the very foundations of the international monetary system. The
repercussions on people's lives in America and around the world are dramatic.

The crisis is not limited to the meltdown of financial markets, the real
economy at the national and international levels, its institutions, its
productive structures are also in jeopardy.

As stock values collapse, lifelong household savings are eroded, not to mention
pension funds.

The financial meltdown inevitably backlashes on consumer markets, the housing
market, and more broadly on the process of investment in the production of
goods and services.

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Riots and 20 arrests at ESF Malmo

19-09-2008 23:01

As the full European Social Forum got underway for proper, Swedish police, backed by foriegn police made 16 pre-emptive arrests at Malmo central train station in the mid-afternoon.

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Eyewitness reports from Pando massacre

19-09-2008 19:11

Eyewitness reports from the 11th September massacre of peasants by fascists in northern Bolivia.

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Menezes inquest - a call to all our supporters

19-09-2008 15:59

Justice for Jean
Do you remember hearing the news that a suspected suicide bomber had been shot on London Underground 3 years ago?

Do you remember how you felt when it became clear an innocent Brazilian man had been shot dead with 7 bullets to the head in front of terrified tube passengers?

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Manchester protest against the persecution of Roma in Italy

19-09-2008 15:57

Anarchists and No Borders activists demonstrate at the Italian Consulate in Manchester

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9/11 and the "American Inquisition"

19-09-2008 11:39

Today's "Global War on Terrorism" is a modern form of inquisition. It has
all the essential ingredients of the French and Spanish inquisitions.

Going after " Islamic terrorists", carrying out a Worldwide preemptive war
to " protect the Homeland" are used to justify a military agenda.

"The Global War on Terrorism" (GWOT) is presented as a "Clash of
Civilizations", a war between competing values and religions, when in
reality it is an outright war of conquest, guided by strategic and economic

The GWOT is the ideological backbone of the American Empire. It defines US
military doctrine, including the preemptive use of nuclear weapons against
the "state sponsors" of terrorism.

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Stop A Deportation! Airline Telephone and Email Blockade

19-09-2008 10:11

At 8pm On Saturday Night Cardiff Gay Artist Asylum Seeker Babi Badalov, currently in Campsfield detention centre, is due to be deported on Azerbaijan Airlines flight J20008. No Borders South Wales urge everyone who agrees with his case to e-mail and telephone the airline as much as possible between now and his removal time.

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Solidarity with Babi Badalov in Cardiff

18-09-2008 22:30

Short video of the solidarity demonstration that took place in response to the detention of our friend Babi in Cardiff's Borders Agency offices.

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Bolivia and the Echoes of Allende: Morales Confronts the Insurrection

18-09-2008 21:52

On September 11, 1973, the Chilean military staged a coup against president Salvador Allende. Like Allende, Bolivia's president Evo Morales is currently facing a powerful economic and political elite aligned with the United States that is bent on reversing the limited reforms he has been able to implement during his nearly three years in power.

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Microsoft Halts Intelligence Website

18-09-2008 21:15

Microsoft Halts Intelligence Website
Microsoft recently halted one of its publicly hosted controversial private intelligence websites after 10-years designed to fight online what later amounted to clandestine undercover frauds targeting wealthy global investors. A Microsoft intelligence entailing and entrailing the old spy versus spy game.

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Beginning of the Inquest into the Killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, 22 Sept

18-09-2008 15:09

The coroner's inquest into the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes will begin on 22nd September.
Proceedings will be held from Monday to Thursday every week, between 9.45am and 4.30pm at The Oval cricket ground (Kennington). Come on the first day at 9am and show your support to the family.

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DC Activists Protest Against Abbott Labs

17-09-2008 22:27

On Tuesday 9 September, activists paid a nighttime visit to John
Richardson, Director of Abbott Labs. When John peeked through his
peephole, he was staring straight at a large banner depicting images of
what goes on behind closed doors at HLS and read 'Your Business profits from the Murder of 500 Animals per day!'

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Sussex Police Ask For It

17-09-2008 19:45

For the first time ever Sussex Police Authority are soliciting public opinion about their 'service' in an online survey the results of which will they say will be made public.

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Insane Terrorism Drill: Animal Rights Activists With Hostages

17-09-2008 18:03

Animal rights terrorism drill at UC Berkeley.

A terrorism scenario in the nation’s largest homeland security drill involved animal rights activists holding hostages, at gun point.


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Carnival Against Vivisection

17-09-2008 17:56

The general consensus of the demonstration was that it was a complete success.

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Swedish police intimidation against ESF delegates from Poland

17-09-2008 08:26

A Polish delegation to the European Social Forum at Malmoe starting today sufferd a crack-down by Swedish police after entering the country. Motives for police intimidation, aggresive behaviour, violent damage to luggage and the denial of basic civil rights of detained persons are not entirely clear.