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Mother Palestine and Palestinian Political Prisoners (by Latuff)

11-07-2009 23:00

Mother Palestine and Palestinian Political Prisoners
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terror.

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Tarnac 9: Summons for examination of witnesses in Berlin and Hamburg

11-07-2009 10:30

Recently three people in Germany received an order to appear in the court of Berlin, resp. Hamburg next week to speak out against comrades in France. None of them will speak to the judge, in both places collective public appearances will take place. You find the call out for the thing in Berlin below, the Hamburg text is not translated so far, but the idea is pretty much the same. As well you will find here a text written after the Berlin police was sent to the house of one of these comrades to steal her handwriting for a comparison with a letter found with one of the people in the Tarnac proceedings. The attempt was not successful so far.

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Thousands are dying in the concentration camps in Sri Lanka

10-07-2009 20:11

"About 1,400 people are dying every week at the giant Manik Farm internment camp set up in Sri Lanka to detain Tamil refugees from the nation’s bloody civil war, senior international aid sources have told The Times. "

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Fascists attack Villa Amalia, the oldest squat in Greece

10-07-2009 02:28

Fascists under the cover of cops attacked the oldest anarchist squat in Greece with molotov cocktails and beaten a youth. Our comrades successfully driven away the fascists. The squat, Villa Amalia, suffered no damage.

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

09-07-2009 23:14

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 homes and depriving them of their livelihood.

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Hunting the Opponent : French Police Shoot With Flashball Guns Demonstrators in

09-07-2009 22:08

After the eviction of a squat named the "Clinique" in Montreuil, near Paris, police set an ambush to protesters and shot them with flashball guns aiming at their heads. One of the protesters has lost an eye.

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Should twitter receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

09-07-2009 14:44

Twitter, Paulo Coelho, Facebook, were instrumental in getting information out of Iran over these last few weeks that the evil Supreme Being has ordered a clampdown on what little democracy exists in Iran. Should they not be joint recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize?

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Greece: last prisoner of the revolthas bail appl. rejected, now on hunger strike

09-07-2009 13:52

Thodoros Iliopoulos is an anarchist and the last prisoner of December’s revolt still in pre-trial detention. He has been in prison since December and as of yesterday is the only prisoner of the revolt to be denied bail - still. On July 9 the court of appeals made explicit, in rejecting Iliopoulos’ application, that it did so on the grounds that Iliopoulos is an anarchist and therefore a “danger for democracy”.

What follows is a translation of Thodoros’ letter from prison, dated July 9.

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SHAC Latin American Day of Action against HLS customer Bayer

08-07-2009 19:51

27th-28th June: SHAC Latin American Day of Action against HLS customer Bayer in; Buenos Aires (Agentina), Columbia, Limia (Peru) & Santiago (Chile).

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Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary

08-07-2009 14:34

Inspecting policing in the public interest/ adapting to protest

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N0-G8 Rome July 7 2009 news roundup.

07-07-2009 13:37

Arrests in Torino - May 2009
“Seven winds in the lower calendars and geographies: first wind, a worthy and angry youth”.

Subcomandante Marcos, Ezln, Chiapas, Mexico.

L'Aquila is translated into 'Eagle' town.

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G8 legal infopoint in Rome

07-07-2009 10:25

details of legal point of contact for anyone in Rome for the G8

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Iran- released prisoner was told: Be grateful you have not been killed !!

06-07-2009 21:15

According to an eye witness at yesterday’s gathering at Evin, one of the imprisoned who was released whilst people were gathered, said that he had been arrested around Afsariyeh in Tehran and taken to an undisclosed location. He was denied food for 48 hours. There were 500 people detained on the floor where he was and they had no access to showers or sanitation. After 48 hours, they were given bread, potato and cheese.

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Italy G8. 21 arrested in police raids ahead of summit

06-07-2009 15:25

At least 21 italian activists were arrested by political police "Digos" (political police) this morning.
16 were taken to prison, five have to stay under house arrest. Universities occupied for protest in response.

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Rossport Solidarity activists board supply ship to Solitaire in Killybegs

06-07-2009 15:16

Today Shell to sea protestors broke through a weak spot in the armada deployed to defend the Solitaire - the supply port in Killybegs. One S2S activist occupied a tyre at side of Shell ship in Killybegs. The Solitaire whilst being an enormous ship is dependent on a constant flow of ships bringing supplies from Killybegs in Donegal.

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Notts 114 - 67 cases dropped

06-07-2009 12:02

Over half the people arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to protest at Ratcliffe on Soar coal-fired power station in April have had their cases dropped today. Police cite 'insufficient evidence'.

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Report from the Kidnapped Passengers in Ramle Prison

05-07-2009 20:43

Audio Inside Ramle prison

On Monday, June 30, 21 passengers going to challenge the blockade of Gaza on board the Spirit of Humanity were seized by the Israeli Navy and taken to Israel against their will. All their equipment was taken and some of were roughed up. All were thrown into prison to await Israel's decision on how and when they would be deported.

The majority of the group ended up in Ramle Prison. Those of us who are Free Gaza organizers had been hearing some news from them, statements, interviews and letters since they arrived. From the first night, the Free Gaza 21 have been busy trying to get news out of the prison about the illegality of Israel's actions in relation to themselves and the other inmates inside Ramle Prison who have no voice.

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The End is near!

05-07-2009 14:48

International Protest against the Cult of Greed, also known as the Church of Scientology. As much a celebration of the imminent end of this evil money making scam as a protest.