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Mel Broughton NOT found guilty - now what?

08-11-2008 13:48

Mel Broughton of the oxford anti vivisection campaign Speak still imprisoned despite not being found guilty of anything. What happened to the presumption of innocence? Perhaps this is what happens in a "dirty war"? He has spent last christmas in prison. Will he have to endure the same this year?

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Bristol's new Queer Cafe

07-11-2008 15:14

Thursday 27th November, 7pm onwards

@ Kebele Social Centre (
14 Robertson Road

7pm open
8pm discussion: Creating queer spaces in Bristol
9pm(ish): Film screening - XXY (Argentina, 2007), the story of an intersex teenager

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Dissident Island Radio - Crime and Punshment specail tonight

07-11-2008 11:55

Tonight’s show is our ‘Crime & Punishment’ special. Fear not, we will not be delving into the tomes of Fyodor Dostoevsky – instead we will be talking with a range of different people about prisons of all kinds.

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Against Me! for Eric McDavid

07-11-2008 02:45

Against Me! lead singer Tom Gabel has just released a song about Eric McDavid and called "Anna is a Stool Pigeon."
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Britain also comes to the rescue of these enslaved poorer Americans ???

07-11-2008 01:28


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Jacqui Smith fingerprints seized

07-11-2008 01:14

The fingerprints of the Home Office Minister, Jacqui Smith, have been seized

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Shelter to promote eco-towns

06-11-2008 17:07

Shelter has accepted one hundred thousand pounds of government money to promote eco-towns.

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Forced to stay in school – a monstrous imposition

06-11-2008 12:57

Dave Douglass looks at plans to increase the age of compulsory education for the most recent issue of Freedom anarchist newspaper

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class war bonfire busted by cops

05-11-2008 23:03

cops bust class war bonfire ..

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Police assualt student to prevent LSE protest

05-11-2008 15:50

LSE student assualted
Police have used unlawful violence to prevent a student demonstration at the London School of Economics. Students gathered outside the opening of the New Academic Building by the Queen to protest against the naming of a lecture theatre after Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the dead dictator of the UAE. When the group dropped a banner reading "No more Dirty Money at LSE" a policeman approached the group and, without warning, kneed a student in the crotch and punched him on the side of the head twice.

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Activists protest in support of asylum seekers

05-11-2008 12:37

On 4 November activists from No Borders, Southall Black Sisters and the Coalitions to Stop Deportations to Iraq joined Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!’s monthly demonstration outside Communications House Immigration Reporting Centre, Old Street, London in protest against immigration Minister Phil Woolas’s new offensive against immigrants and in support of all those faced with detention and deportation.

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The Destroyed Reputation of The United States Federal Government

04-11-2008 21:48

The United States Federal Government started destroying it’s reputation decades ago. Property confiscation and forced development because of taxes is "the norm" in the United States. It does not matter how long the property has been owned or who owns it, if you do not pay the government for it’s "new" taxable value, you will have it confiscated. I have watched as many people who have lived on their property for decades and even generations, have it stolen by the United States Federal Government.

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NETCU WATCH are terrorists (Soon) thoughts on s58a of the Counter Terrorism Bill

04-11-2008 19:38

Section 58A Counter Terrorism Bill 2008

This is yet another piece of legislation spewed out by the government and at a glance it appears to make the police get an even tighter stranglehold over us. This is in committee at present and it is astonishing how there has not been a public outcry or any discussion about the implications of this part of the Bill.

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02nov - two men arrested for illegal socpa protest

04-11-2008 13:06

two men were arrested at downing street on sunday 2nd november for protesting without permission. they were left wondering why there was only two of them when all activists should unite to break this silly law.

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Latest Nonsense: A British Bill of Rights and Duties

04-11-2008 11:42

It seems Human Rights are 'unpopular' in the UK. According to Jack Straw, they need to be 'balanced' with duties and responsibilities.

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Pavilion threaten to evict disabled woman

03-11-2008 18:06

Janice Asker is facing being evicted by Pavilion for the second time in as many months.

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Free Lex Wotton: Aboriginal Political Prisoner

02-11-2008 15:12

Stand up in solidarity with the people of Palm Island against racism and police brutality!

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The Peter Power Terror Drill Inquest

02-11-2008 12:13

Many who've heard of or read my story ask me to explain more about the Peter Power Terror Drills I witnessed that day, as I only gave it a breif mention in The 4th Bomb. Many see this so called 'coincidence' as the strongest evidence yet of state involvement.

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Three Russian police officers admit burning suspect alive

02-11-2008 12:08

The three officers are accused of detaining the man on suspicion of theft on the night of October 28-29, and then beating a confession out of him. When he then refused to sign his "admission of guilt," local media say he was "taken to the edge of the city and burned alive

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Oppose ID cards on 25th November

01-11-2008 18:48

No Borders South Wales recently held a protest outside the Newport passport office to raise awareness about the fact that ID cards come into effect for non-EU students and spouses from 25th November.