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Proper Investigations into the Deaths of Mental Health Patients

12-05-2009 19:38

The Coroners and Justice Bill is currently going through Parliament. Inquests into the deaths of prisoners are currently automatically heard before juries, yet the new Bill seeks to abolish this. Inquests concerning the deaths of all people held in custody or state detention should be held before juries.

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"State terror in Sri Lanka - a Tamil perspective" today at Resonance 104.4 FM

12-05-2009 17:35

"State terror in Sri Lanka - a Tamil perspective". Listen to the programme at Resonance 104.4 FM (, Tuesday 12th of May at 22.00.

Note: this is a repeat of the programme originally broadcasted on Thursday 7th of May.

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Protest outside Indian Embassy in London 14th May 2 pm - on Civil Rights Record

12-05-2009 15:07

Since May 2007 award winning paediatrician and human rights activist, Binayak Sen has been held at Raipur Jail on false charges. Protest outside the High Commision of India, Aldwych.

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Jamcam down again.

11-05-2009 15:07

As usual, every time there is confrontation between police and demonstrators in Parliament Square the BBC Jamcam gets shut down so that you can't see what's going on.

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Parliament Protest — Jam Cam shut

11-05-2009 12:42

Tamils on the streets again to protest the carnage of Sat night.
Clearly it is the media blackout and spin that is deviating these ordinary peace loving people to take to the streets.

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Ronnie Easterbrook has died in prison after 21 years of struggle

11-05-2009 11:57

Demonstration for Ronnie earlier this year
On Sunday 10 May, after a prolonged hunger strike, Ronnie Easterbrook has died in Gartree prison aged 78. Ronnie was an intransigent thorn in the side of the system for 21 years since he was stitched up by the police and sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Tamils genocide: More than 2,000 civilians feared slaughtered in a single night

10-05-2009 17:28

Indiscriminate barrage of shelling by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) on the 'safety zone' starting from Saturday night to Sunday morning slaughtered more than 2,000 civilians including large number of women and children, medical sources in Vanni said quoting the injured who managed to reach the makeshift hospital.

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FLASHBACK: The mysterious case of the disappearing 'terror' plots

10-05-2009 08:00

It is deeply frustrating to realize that three years after the publication of this article, the British public is still subjected to this wretched propaganda.

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G20 police 'used undercover men to incite crowds'

10-05-2009 07:50

Jamie Doward and Mark Townsend The Observer, Sunday 10 May 2009

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Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee a disgrace

09-05-2009 01:13

Paul Hoolihan PCMC Chairman
This article is about human rights abuses and the systemic failure of the government (including the PCMC) to act on severe school bullying, education discrimination and judicial abuse and corruption.

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Report from Vanni, Tamil 'safe zone'

08-05-2009 23:02

Subject: FOOD NEEDED for 165,000 Tamil people who are trapped in the Mullivaikkal area of Wanni

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The trial against the Cap Anamur enters its decisive stage. Help needed!

08-05-2009 19:27

Humanitarian aid is never a crime. Solidarity with Elias Bierdeland and Captain Stefan Schmidt. Please sign the brief appeal (below in english, italian and german) and
help to distribute to further lists and websites.

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Report Meeting 6 May 2009 Cheetham Hill Terror raids

08-05-2009 19:15

At the above meeting on 6 May, demonstration was called for 6pm on Saturday 9 May 2009 as part of the process to build an anti-deportation campaign against the deportation of the 11 Pakistani students arrested in Cheetham Hill in April, some of whom are held in Strangeways prison, Salford.

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SOCPA has withered away

08-05-2009 18:15

The name-reading ceremony for the Afghan war dead proceeded opposite Parliament without any attention from the police today - despite the use of a loudhailer (banned under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act)

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Camden Veggie Bar Inspiral Lounge Hit By The Dance Police

08-05-2009 17:04

Inspiral Lounge in Camden, the best and most well know vegge cafe in Camden, has been hit by The Dance Police. The venue is allowed to have DJ but people are not allowed to dance say newspapers and the venues owner / manager. People have said the police make regular vists to monitor toe tapping, dancing, dancing, swaying or otherwise moving in adance like way to the music. Bah Poo we say!

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Appeal for solidarity with Austrian animal activists

08-05-2009 16:13

This message invites animal protection groups throughout the world to sign an open letter addressed to the Austrian Minister of Justice.

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the report on the right to protest on radio 4

08-05-2009 05:59

the report on the right to protest on radio 4

only on for another week,

the idiot who runs nectu is there, funny enough does not support use of section 44 on protesters, also the idiot lawyer who is employed by corporates against protesters for crap injunctions which injunct a few names people and then anyone who looks at pieces of paper.

needless to say the coppers do not view environmental protesters as much of a worry but more worrying the the barrister twat who is now openly going after protesters. seems like some should be going after the barrister twat.

have a listen.



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Bristol Against Police Violence - demo report

08-05-2009 00:33

Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Saturdays 9pm & Sundays 7pm

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Corporate injunction experts?

07-05-2009 23:14

It seems a new firm of corporate solicitors is edging into a patch long occupied by the bumbling Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden of Lawson-Cruttenden and Co. On 5th May, Norton Rose Solicitors organised a workshop for their corporate clients, entitled 'The Limits of Protest', on the pros and cons of injunctions. Norton Rose had apparently acted for Drax in obtaining injunctions against environmental protesters and are now setting themselves up as the new enemies of civil liberty.