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London protests in solidarity with indigenous people of Peru's Amazonia?

17-06-2009 00:44

As far as i know, there haven't been any protests/demos in London in solidarity with indigenous people of Peru's Amazonia being massacred by Peruvian governement for their attempt to save the rainforest, their land and culture.

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Shrewsbury 24 Campaign Rally, 4TH July 2009

16-06-2009 15:56

March & rally route
After the 1972 Building Workers’ National Strike 24 Trade Unionists were tried at Shrewsbury in a hostile act perpetrated by a Tory Government to criminalise picketing. A number of these men were given severe prison sentences

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Mass hunger strike in Yarls' Wood and riot in Brook House immigration prisons

16-06-2009 15:32

No one in Yarlswood went to dinner last night and the hunger strike is continuing today. The managers of Yarlswood have met and are trying to see what to do, but are blocking the detainees from speaking to reporters and people outside the detention centre.

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15-06-2009 20:10

With exiled Iranian socialist Yassamine Mather and Israel socialist Moshe Machover.

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More Black Deaths in Custody as racist judges dogwhistle to racist police

15-06-2009 14:46

Attached is the scathing finding by the Coroner into the death of Mr Ward. It makes compelling reading.

But for those who don’t have time to read the 150 page report, the media coverage below, gets to the essence of what the Coroner found — the Department of Corrective Services, GSL/G4S and to two officers who drove the van transporting Mr Ward were all responsible for his death.

The Doing Time Show on 3CR at 5 pm Monday 15 June will discuss these findings and, of course, remember to watch Four Corners at 8:30 tomorrow night.

(1) DPP asked to consider charges over WA prison van death

David Weber reported this story on Saturday, June 13, 2009 08:03:00

The West Australian coroner will ask the Director of Public Prosecutions to consider laying charges over the death of a man who effectively baked to death in the back of a prison van. The Aboriginal man's family wants charges to be laid.

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Peru: Blood Flows in the Amazon

15-06-2009 13:26

The Obama regime has predictably not issued a single word of concern or protest in the face of one of the worst massacres of Peruvian civilians in this decade – perpetrated by one of America’s closest remaining allies in Latin America.

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Mothercare Support Arms Trade

15-06-2009 12:25

This article shows how Mothercare Plc are trying to ignore the fact that their sponsorship of the Baby Show is helping to fund the global trade in weapons, and that they are fully aware of it.

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This is a Coup - Recognize it!

15-06-2009 01:13

After the electoral fraud and widespread crack down of the opposition in Iran, Iranians abroad have been protesting outside Iranian embassies ever since. London winessed a demonstration of this kind every day since the election date. On Monday 15th of June Iranian students living and studying across the UK are expected to go to london to show their support for their fellow country men and women who are protesting on the streets in many Iranian cities. The below is a Statement of a group of Iranian stutents in the UK who are urging the British public to show their solidarity to the Iranian people by encouraging the British media to reflect the whole story in Iran, as well as encouraging the British govornment to pursue a legal and freere-election in Iran through diplomatic relations.

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Mas protest to save the Tamils Sat. 20th June

14-06-2009 20:44

Tens of thousands killed this year alone. Over 13,000 disappeared from the internment camps.

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Zagreb LGBTIQ Pride

14-06-2009 18:26

poster mobilizing for zagreb pride
Yesterday the 8th LGBTIQ (lesbiangaytransintersexualqueer) pride took place with around 500 people in zagreb, the capital of croatia.
The pride this year was for two reasons something special. On the one hand the stonewall riots have their 40th anniversary in 2009. On the other hand it was first time this year that a legal "anti-pride" demonstration was announced by variouse small croatian fascist and nationalist groups and parties.

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I, Thomas Paine, Two Hundred Years Hence*

14-06-2009 14:05

Below is an essay which Thomas Paine wrote this past Monday, the 200th anniversary of his death. He generously approached me to inquire as to whether I would be willing to transcribe it for readers worldwide who might benefit from his posthumous words of wisdom.

To read the article with embedded links, visit the below webpage:

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Swan Housing, other "social landlords" slammed by George Galloway

13-06-2009 12:32

Social landlords Swan Housing, Old Ford Housing, One Housing and East End Homes have been named and shamed by MP George Galloway in an Early Day Motion filed in Commons on June 11th, 2009.

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Shouldn't the SOAS raid be the beggining of a campaing against subcontracting?

13-06-2009 11:32

solidarity to kuneva: University of Thessaloniki occupied
What happened at SOAS is sickening - it's a golden opportunity for a campaign against subcontracting in universities &everywhere, though too: the example of solidarity to cleaner Konstantina Kuneva in Greece

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Criminal Profile of Racist Judge

13-06-2009 09:14

Denying institutional discrimination and racism by Australian government and High Court Australia is akin to Holocaust Denial.

We have Justice Kirby (High Court Australia) branding the French High Court racist against Aborigines, and now we have our former Telstra boss calling Australia racist and backward hicks. In addition, we have international students being physically assaulted.

Its the racists right up the High Court Australia, dog whistling to the rednecks.

In preparation for the Queen's Birthday, we are in the process of preparing a case against our glorious Queen and her servant Chief Justice French and PM Kevin Rudd for violation of international laws and its own Consitution, and fraudulently and stealthly instituting White Australia Policy. They allow judicials and federal employees like Senior Member John Handley (AAT) and counsels Time de Uray, Joe Lenzcer, Paul Mentor continually to pervert justice and fabriating evidence.

judicial corruption, perverting justice, institutional racism, police corruption

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The Sea Arrrgh shivers the timbers of Scientology Sea Org

13-06-2009 00:35

Sea Arrrgh
Internet pirates don their fancy hats and corsets and form raiding parties outside local Scientology locations, in an effort to call attention to what they perceive as human rights violations and general failure in the "Sea Org". Lawsuits currently in progress highlight the controversial practices which Sea Org members are subjected to.

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New House Searches, Continuing Repression Targeting ARA's in Austria

12-06-2009 19:20

A little over a year after the 23 house and office searches culmintating in the arrest and 3 ½ month imprisonment of 10 animal rights activists, the repression seems to have no end. Despite the fact that the special commission has already written their final reports on those suspected of being part of a „criminal organization“ according to §278a of the Austrian Penal Code (encompassing about 40 people!), the police conducted three house searches on Wednesday, June 10. But not quite as planned...

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Lebanon: New Short Film from Nahr al-Bared Camp

12-06-2009 18:41

film still
The anarchist media collective a-films has just published a new short film ("A Sip of Coffee"/26min) from the destroyed Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in northern Lebanon.

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assassination of Oaxacan social movement leader

12-06-2009 14:52

Taxi driver, Sergio Martínez Vásquez, member of the State Council of CODEP, which is part of the APPO social movement, was shot dead on June 7th in Oaxaca state by paramilitaries in the pay of state governor Ulises Ruiz.

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Another young, black man dies a police cell.

12-06-2009 08:06

An investigation has been launched after a talented young footballer was found dead in a police custody cell.