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24 hens freed, barclays, butcher & shops targeted

13-10-2008 15:18

11th-13th September


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More pics of Merseyside Police Versus Free Expression

13-10-2008 14:01

Here are some more images from Saturday afternoon, when police disrupted the democratic rights of Liverpool activists, provoking anger from hundreds of people passing by.

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animal rights raids in leeds area

13-10-2008 13:27

reports coming in of raids on animal rights activists in leeds - bradford area.

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Parliament Square Peace Campaigner, Mrs Barbara Tucker threatened again!

13-10-2008 12:09

City of Westminster Magistrates' Court (CoWMC) continued it's long-term harassment of Parliament Square Peace Campaigner, Mrs Barbara Tucker, this morning trying to illegally enforce SOCPA fines knowing that the cases against her were under appeal.

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Return to Resistance

13-10-2008 11:18

What has become of prison revolts in the British prison system? Where now are the open expressions of collective anger and solidarity that fueled the uprisings and jail riots of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and created the iconic images of Hull 1976 and Strangeways 1990? What happened to the spirit of revolt that used to periodically shake the British long-term prison system and engender a philosophy of prisoner empowerment and solidarity, a philosophy that situated the struggle of prisoners at the very forefront of the universal struggle for human rights and even social revolution?

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BNP's Mozar inflicted upon Dartford BNP

13-10-2008 08:11

Lynne Mozar: the BNP is all hers, and don't you forget it

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Palestine 60 years of Resistance

13-10-2008 00:17

Audio Map of Palestinian territory loss since '46
"It should be perfectly normal for a port city to receive a boat from abroad, but this is Gaza - cut off from the outside world and under collective punishment by the state of Israel"

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Demonstration for Amdani Juma's right to stay, Market Sq, Nottingham : Pictures

12-10-2008 00:43

Amdani Juma remains in immediate danger of deportation. There was another demonstration at 12.30pm in Market Square on Saturday 11th Oct to show continuesd support. The demonstration insisted that the Home Office remove the threat of deportation for Amdani.

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Stalling Tactics Win A Victory for Freedom of Expression

12-10-2008 00:20

Today, in Liverpool City Centre, political campaigners, supporters and members of the public joined in a spontaneous direct action to block police vans for around half an hour after the unlawful arrest of two activists.

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Free Speech Crushed In Liverpool! Arrests Made!

11-10-2008 16:57

A crowd of two hundred people, angry and disgusted, watched as legal
campaigners from 10 protest groups had their leaflets and tables confiscated in Church Street, Liverpool this Saturday 11th October. Two arrests were made.

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Liverpool stands up to police repression against campaigners

11-10-2008 15:01

Police riot vans surrounded & intimidated legal protestors and campaign stalls in Liverpool city centre this afternoon, but surrounding crowds helped intervene to block the police and defend the stalls. Two people were arrested and others questioned, and literature & other campaign materials were confiscated from all the stalls

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Private research? - No thanks. Smash Berlusconi government

11-10-2008 08:25

Research in universities across the globe is becoming more and more privatised.

This must be stopped NOW!

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Hamburg: Acquittal for alleged Superheroine

10-10-2008 22:46

A few days ago, a Hamburg activist was in court for allegedly having participated in an action against precarity and for distribution. Now she has been acquitted. Here is a report from someone who was at the court case:

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Sat 18 October, protest against the British government’s asylum policies

10-10-2008 21:21

To protest against these inhuman policies, International Organisation of Iranian Refugees in Manchester is protesting. Therefore we call upon all humanitarian organisation and civilised people to support our cause and participate on this demonstration on 18th of October 2008.
Place: Platts Field Park, Wilmslow Road, Rusholme
Time: 12pm

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NO to Elite Research

10-10-2008 20:57

COBAS UK support the initive of Rifondazione Comunista to say NO to elite research.

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Venezuela: National Security = Personal Insecurity

10-10-2008 20:02

* This Editorial from El Libertario (#54, September-October 2008, Venezuela) examines – from the current Venezuelan perspective – how authoritarian power builds its own security upon the destruction of collective security.

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Uk RNC Activist UPDATE

10-10-2008 16:47

From Dave

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Holocaust Survivor Speaks up for Palestine in Shrewsbury on 14 October

10-10-2008 15:26

Hedy Epstein in Edinburgh on 6 October
Survivor of the Nazi Holocaust and human rights activist, Hedy Epstein will be give a talk in Shrewsbury on Tuesday 14 October entitled 'Never again - end Israel's war crimes' about her support for Palestine. Part of a tour of UK and Ireland. Venue: Darwin Community Centre, Frankwell, Shrewsbury at 7.30 pm, admission £3. Light refreshments, wine, stalls, all proceeds to charity.

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Freedom Not Fear - Anti-surveillance Day Sat 11th October - Scotland Yard

10-10-2008 13:57

In London: Assemble 1pm at New Scotland Yard, with pots, pans and other stuff to make some noise!!

A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being "Freedom not fear 2008". Creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities.

Call to mass action Saturday 11th October against the surveillance state in
solidarity with activists all around the world.