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Tamil Blockade of Parliament Sq - Photo report

21-04-2009 17:09

parliament sq at 12 noon
Photos from yesterday's blockade of parliament sq by Tamil protesters and their supporters.

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tamil protest latest

20-04-2009 23:01

timeline and latest news on london indymedia

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Call Out -- Day or Night

20-04-2009 19:19

Hunger Strike -- Day 14 going into Day 15


Blockade of highway and parliament as there are about 1497 civilians reported killed 1/3 of them children! today as the Sri Lankan Army tried to "capture" civilians who wish to remain outside the control of the Genocidal Sinhaleese dominated army.

Police ordering people off the street as of 30 min ago . People staying put.
Come help by being witnesses to what could otherwise happen in the dark with street lights shut out (remember Westminster bridge two weeks ago on Tuesday morning)

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Zimbabwe ‘Death of Democracy’ Gathering in Hyson Green, Nottingham

20-04-2009 17:33

On Saturday 18th April, the ex-pat Zimbabwe Community from around the UK, came together to discuss the ‘Death of Democracy’

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2500 Tamils gather in Parliament square for rally

20-04-2009 11:20

...according to the Press Association. According to the Guardian the slaughtering of defenceless civilians is continuing

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Secret Police intelligence passed to E.On

20-04-2009 11:09

Government officials handed confidential police intelligence about environmental activists to the energy giant E.ON before a planned peaceful demonstration.

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Protesters "intent on killing police officers"

20-04-2009 10:51

Regarding the G20 protests, Derek Barnett said this morning that "protesters were intent on injuring and killing police officers".

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BNP says some members are oddballs, troublemakers and liars

20-04-2009 09:04

(and perverts, drug dealers and loonies)

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Save Peyman Piran

19-04-2009 21:47

No to Borders, for Internationalism!

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Fast unto last breathe - Day 13

19-04-2009 20:46

28-year-old Parameswarn Subramaniyan from Mitcham is not in good health as day 13 of his hunger strike comes to a close. He started off without any water and this seems to have done its damage although he does consume water now.
Lots of other youth are joining him tomorrow in mass hunger strikes.

The demands are as follows

The demands put forward by Parameswaran follow:

* Immediate and permanent ceasefire

* Food and medical aid should be allowed to reach the civilians immediately with international monitoring committees and allow “Mercy Mission to Vanni”

* UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, arrange to meet our representatives.

* Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are our sole representatives and UK government should lift the ban on LTTE.

* UN should call for an immediate referendum to the Tamils regarding whether they want separate nation or to remain as Sri Lanka.

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Watching police misbehave

19-04-2009 19:46

Who watches the watchers? Why not you?!

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19-04-2009 19:16

The SWP has taken advantage of the political vacuum left by anarcho-inactivity and set up its own Justice For Ian Tomlinson campaign grafting on its usual cronies in the Muslim Association of Britain and Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Meanwhile the ANARCHIST are invisible - failing to take advantage of te biggest anti-police feeling for decades.

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So what has changed, the police, the media or the evidence?

19-04-2009 06:25

Almost since it began our police force have been injuring and sometimes killing citizens with batons and other forms of violence.

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Pirate Bay Verdict: Why Does SWEDEN Persecute its Citizens?

19-04-2009 04:03

Boston Tea Party: about taxation w/o representation. What about Microsoft Tax?

To kiss up to the United States of course, but read on.

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Mission to Sri Lanka

18-04-2009 22:16


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Banned in the UK! How the Home Office “Protects the Public Good”

18-04-2009 22:12

By its own newly minted legal definitions, the UK had the right to ban me, but it is the right of a closed society, capitalist killing machine, and police state psychologically and economically threatened by animal rights.

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Solidarity vigil for Basem outside the Israeli Embassy, London - pics

18-04-2009 22:04

Yesterday Basem was killed by the israeli army in the west bank village of Bil'in, Palestine, on an non violent anti apartheid wall demo.

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Protest Against The Use Of Kettling

18-04-2009 21:12

A protest, held at the City of London police station in Wood Street EC2, against tactics used by the police against the G20 protesters on the 1st & 2nd April.

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Urgent Action: Save the Refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea in Milan

18-04-2009 17:31

No Human Rights in Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia
EveryOne Group is asking the institutions to grant political asylum to the refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea in Bruzzano (Milan) according to the regulations laid down by international law.

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Police unlawfully arrest teen then refuse to take witness statements

18-04-2009 10:08

During a regular demo outside Barclays Birmingham (due to their support for Huntingdon Life Sciences) a group of teenagers came to find out what the demo was about. The police were called, they arrested one teenager for alleged criminal damage (kicking the door of Barclays) which he didn't do, then refused to take details of bystanders who were witnesses to the non-crime.