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London Al Quds Day March Meets Small Protests

15-09-2009 09:29

At the start of the march at Marble Arch
Around two thousand supporters of Palestine, mainly Muslims, took part in the annual Al Quds Day march and rally in London on Sunday. There were small protests by some Iranian groups and racist abuse from a few the English Defence League and March For England, but no serious incidents. Photos Copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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London Picket of Serbian Embassy for arrested @'s - Report

14-09-2009 13:42

Anarchists picket Serbian Embassy in London, Friday September 11th 2009
A couple of dozen people picketed the Serbian Embassy in London on Friday lunchtime 11th September. Not bad at such short notice. Members of SF and FAU (German IWA Section) were supported by London Anarchist Federation, libertarian students’ group Autonomy & Solidarity and others.

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Straw meets Brown to discuss policy

11-09-2009 19:31

Straw meets Brown to discuss policy
Straw meets Brown for a discussion of foreign and domestic policy

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Migrant camp destroyed, local French town sets up camp outside town hall

11-09-2009 10:43

Camp Besson (named after immigration minister)
Solidarity with migrants whose shelters and belongings were destroyed by riot police

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Direct aid & joining the dots

10-09-2009 22:00

We could really do with more people making the connections between war, migration and climate change, working with those most affected by all these things

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Candle lit vigil for Oxford Six

10-09-2009 19:15

Six floating candles were set adrift this week in a symbolic act of solidarity with the six students from Western Sahara who were arrested and beaten last month after protesting when the Moroccan authorites refused to allow them to travel to a peace conference in England. Although released, the Oxford Six remain in danger and two of them have subsequently be picked up and tortured by police.

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Political Arrests in Belgrade

10-09-2009 10:41

arrests in Belgrade of anarchist activists believed to be attempt to repress the movement - call for protests at Serbian embassies worldwide

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Bristol Co-Mutiny Film Program

10-09-2009 09:11

Film Screenings during Co-Mutiny. (Which will follow the serving of the evening meal!)
Each night starts around 8pm at the Convergence Space.

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London Demo for arrested Belgrade Anarchists, Friday 11th

09-09-2009 10:42

The arrested anarchists
Six anarchists have been arrested in Belgrade following an attack on the Greek Embassy in April. The attack was claimed by a previously unknown group, and was said to be in solidarity with the recent uprising against the Greek state.

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Police station attcked in Chile, @s in trouble!

09-09-2009 10:04

Petrol bomb attack on police station in Santiago, shot(s?) fired, one wounded, 2 arrested

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Statement of Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative on Arrests of their Members

08-09-2009 11:39

On September, 4th 2009 District Court in Belgrade decided that arrested members of ASI will be held for thirty days in detention. Our comrades are accused of an act of international terrorism.

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Anarcho-syndicalists arrested for 'international terrorism' in Serbia

08-09-2009 09:43

The 'Belgrade Five'
On Saturday, Sept. 4, five political activists were arrested in Belgrade on trumped up charges of 'international terrorism.'

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Western Sahara campaigners meet Foreign Office officials

08-09-2009 09:06

A group of campaigners went to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deliver a letter to David Miliband to demand that the UK government takes swift action to secure the safety of the Oxford Six students. The students were arrested and beaten by Moroccan police whilst on their way to a British Council-sponsored peace workshop.

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Sri-Lankan Army massacred civilians in bunkers - medical worker

08-09-2009 08:39

A medical worker who came out of Mu’l’li-vaaykkaal during the last days of the war on the NE Sri Lankan coast last May reveals shocking evidence which had so far only been rumoured.....meanwhile, conditions in Sri Lanka’s militarised internment camps continue where over 250,000 civilians remain in captivity, what critics have called “the world’s biggest open air prison”.

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Letter delivered to Gordon Brown on Western Sahara

07-09-2009 22:50

To mark the 18th anniversary of the UN ceasefire in Western Sahara, a delegation of campaigners and MP’s will today visit Downing Street to call on Britain to use her role within the UN Security Council to help enforce the terms of the ceasefire agreement and resolve the 34 year Western Sahara conflict. Versions of the letter were sent to the governments of all UN Security Council permanent members.

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The U.S. invades and occupies Pakistan: A Pakistani viewpoint

07-09-2009 19:30

We are watching it happen in the streets. The recurring nightmare has become a grim, new reality for the people of Pakistan. After watching the horrors of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Iraq and neighboring Afghanistan for 8 years, the "war on terror" has finally arrived in The Land of the Pure. Obama is fulfilling his campaign promise to Pakistan.

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Indymedia Server Seizure news

07-09-2009 00:14

Police have dropped their controversial six-month investigation of a Sheffield IT worker who had a minor role administering the activist website Indymedia UK.

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"He's not a good Monarch. He's a very naughty boy!"

06-09-2009 23:37

Monty Python, Terry Jones, joins signatories in call for action on Western Sahara
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