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Defend the SOAS 9 - Home Office 30 June 2009

01-07-2009 14:17

A demonstration outside the Home Office in Marsham St, London called for an end to the hounding of migrant workers by the Borders Police and for the release of Marina Silva, the SOAS cleaner still held in Yarl's Wood, as well as the return of those already forcibly deported.
Pictures copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall.All rights reserved.

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CCTV for Forest Fields approved by City Council

01-07-2009 09:42

A letter has been received by the anti-CCTV campaign saying that the state surveillance plan for Forest Fields in Nottingham will be going ahead. It needs to be resisted.

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London Picket against Honduras Coup

01-07-2009 09:29

Embassy with flag and police
Protesters gathered outside the Honduras Embassy in Gloucester Place, London on Tuesday evening (30 June 2009) in an emergency picket against the reactionary military coup in Honduras on Sunday 28 June.
Pictures copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

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I.D. Cards For Foreigners Only

01-07-2009 08:12

The announcement that no "UK Citizen" will be required to carry an I.D. Card, was given a brief and apparently uncontroversial sub-clause "except for foreign workers".

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churchill statue converted to sri lankan extermination camp

01-07-2009 07:55

Audio jamcam - by cover of night
in a bold occupation at 2.30 this morning, a woman from has converted the parliament square churchill statue into a mock-up of a sri lankan death camp. she intends to stay there as long as possible to highlight the plight of hundreds of thousands of tamil civilians facing threat of starvation, rape, torture or murder.

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Governor Of Queensland ignores judicial corruption claims involving brother

01-07-2009 06:26

This article is about government inaction on judicial abuse and corruption allegations by an unrepresented teenage victim of severe school bullying and education discrimination.

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Camp for Climate Action Launches Legal Challenge Against G20 Police

30-06-2009 16:22

Climate Campers have launched a Judicial Review against the Metropolitan Police, challenging the policing of the G20 Climate Camp in the City protest on 1st April and marking the start of a David and Goliath legal battle.

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Iran- Injured Demonstrators Arrested at Hospitals

30-06-2009 15:42

Numerous Iranians beaten and injured by security forces as they tried to stage peaceful demonstrations have been arrested and detained when they sought medical treatment in hospitals.

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Bochum (Germany): Solidarity with russian antifascists

30-06-2009 11:34

On Friday June 26th antifascist activists pasted posters around the city center and at the university to express their solidarity with the russian antifascists affected by state repression. The text on the posters was:

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Anti Deportation demo at Crawley bus company

30-06-2009 11:09


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Rossport Solidarity noise demo – Irish Embassy 1pm tomorrow

30-06-2009 09:48

Support protesters jailed for opposing Shell’s dangerous gas pipeline in the west of Ireland.

Seven Rossport Solidarity Camp activists have been remanded in custody in the Republic of Ireland following arrests yesterday at the Shell gas pipeline compound.

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Picket Indian Embassy - No to landgrab and state terror in Lalgarh, India

30-06-2009 04:33

Protest at the Indian embassy, Birmingham, against the state terror unleashed on the people of Lalgarh, a village in West Bengal, India, who refused complying with a government sanctioned corporate landgrab of 5000 acres of land uprooting them from their habitat of hundreds of years.

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Military Coup in Honduras (by Latuff)

29-06-2009 14:58

Military Coup in Honduras
An attempted coup has broken out in Honduras in the lead-up to a referendum scheduled for June 28. The referendum is on whether a further vote should be held to decide to re-write the Central American nation's constitution. Read more here:

To be published in the bulletin "Divulgando" of the Associacao dos Servidores do PRODERJ, ASCPDERJ, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Drax29 - climate activists on trial

29-06-2009 14:16

Last June, 29 people stopped a train loaded with coal that was heading
for Drax power station. Today their trial began at Leeds Crown Court.

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3 reasons to demonstrate at the Home Office this Tuesday 30th June

29-06-2009 11:31

12-5pm: No More Deportations to DR Congo!
5.30pm: Defend the SOAS Nine
Against the "Ethnic Charter Flight" to Nigeria... from 12pm or 5.30 in solidarity with these earlier call-outs.
Marsham Street, Millbank, SW1 (nearest Tube Westminster)

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Protests against Detention Centres

29-06-2009 09:21

Notes from a workshop at the Calais Noborder Camp about Resistamce against Detention Centresin which activists talked about the situation in different countries.

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Calais migrant solidarity _ practical things you can do:::

29-06-2009 09:08

The 4 activist field kitchens at the No Borders camp in Calais have been taking food to migrants in the city centre and going out to jungles so people don:t have to walk all the way to town: In August; when France pretty much goes on holiday, the voluntary associations here don,t give out food, so if you want to provide practical support to migrants in Calais; August is a key time to get a ferry over with an empty rucksack, bike or car, buy a load of food at the supermarket and take it out to people: Some detail in the main article, but more will follow on Tuesday when we get home cos we,re packing up the kitchens now,,,

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EDO MBM/ITT blockaded

29-06-2009 08:39

Early this morning the Home Farm Road premises of arms manufacturer EDO MBM/ITT were blockaded in solidarity with those made refugees by global military aggression.

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Coup d'etat underway in Honduras: Obama's first coup d'etat

29-06-2009 08:24

School of the Americas Graduate and Coup Leader Romeo Vasquez
In the early morning hours of 29 June, soldiers took President Zelaya of Honduras to the air base and flew him to Costa Rica.

The modus operandi of the coup makes clear that Washington is involved. Neither the Honduran military, which is majority trained by U.S. forces, nor the political and economic elite, would act to oust a democratically elected president without the backing and support of the U.S. government.

Many believe the coup has been executed as a method of ensuring Honduras does not continue to unify with the more leftist and socialist countries in Latin America.

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Coup in Honduras - Protest Tuesday

29-06-2009 03:18

Obama's first military coup?