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UN urged to intercede on behalf of seven 'disappeared' Saharawi human rights adv

12-10-2009 20:40

The President of the SADR writes to the UN to highlight the arrest of seven Western Saharan human rights activists in Morocco

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The Moment Has Come for a New Constitution in Honduras

12-10-2009 20:29

“We reiterate our condemnation of the coup d’etat and call for national reconciliation, which is why we propose reforms to the Electoral Law and that political organizations convene a referendum so that the citizenry can vote on a new Constitution,” said Alvarez Casildo.

“For black people, this is the moment the entire country finds itself in. It affects everyone. And it represents a historic opportunity to change the direction of Honduras so that the great majority benefit.”

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Free Iran: 36 Ashraf Hostages in Iraq were released

12-10-2009 09:00

36 hostages released hunger strike ended in London
Free At last, after 72 days, the 36 Ashraf residents, who had been abducted, were released and safely returned to Camp Ashraf.
Many of the hostages, who were on a hunger strike, are seriously ill but in a very high spirit. They were immediately taken to Ashraf medical center for treatment.

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World boycott campaign to Chiquita for its support of the Coup d’ Etat in Honduras

12-10-2009 02:50

we are promoting a world campaign to boycott Chiquita which supports the Coup d'Etat in Honduras. It is very important to spread the word in these critical moments and to try to help the Resistence to defeat coup participants.

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Peace Prize winner Obama: We will target al Qaeda wherever they take root

11-10-2009 19:29

In his first nine months in office, the “Nobel Peace Prize winner” President Obama did nothing else other than promoting the US imperialist agenda in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

As the US is preparing to expand the scale of its global reign of terror, we will be constantly bombarded with such insane propaganda until the time when even the most gullible people realize what is really going on.

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Urgent! - Solidarity Demo for Amadeu Casellas, Oct 12, London

11-10-2009 17:45

Long-term anarchist prisoner Amadeu needs your solidarity and support!!

He has been on hunderstrike for 85+ days and now is refusing water - this situation is urgent - for anyone who can make this demo in London, please attend!!

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Athens: To live and die under socialism (migrant dead from police beating)

11-10-2009 11:05

from the "after the greek riots" blog

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Free Murad Akincilar! Stop the criminalisation of Turkish trade unionists!

10-10-2009 18:51

Murad Akincilar is a Turkish revolutionary intellectual and trade unionist, who is currently in prison awaiting trial on unspecified charges. Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! has known Murad for 18 years, since he was a Masters student at the London School of Economics, and is supporting the campaign for his freedom being organised by Swiss trade union UNIA.

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Complain and demo against Cleveleys BNP rally

10-10-2009 08:34

Nick Griffin coming to Cleveleys!

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Honduran coup leaders offer "dialogue"... (by Latuff)

09-10-2009 18:51

El Dialogo de los Golpistas en Honduras
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Calais quick update

09-10-2009 15:34

Destruction of migrants' camp and squats continues

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Sheffield Star Coverage of Pisghah House eviction

08-10-2009 15:50

Page4 of Sheffield Star
Sheffield star has an article about Pisgah house.

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Workshop on Animal Rights Activism in Britain at the Anarchist Bookfair 24 Oct

07-10-2009 22:50

A meeting to discuss the development of grassroots animal rights activism in the past 10 years since the closure of laboratory cat breeder Hillgrove Farm. This was widely seen as the beginning of a new phase in the struggle for animal rights and anti-vivisection but have the hopes of campaigners at the time been fully realised?

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No annual custody deaths rally this year!

07-10-2009 22:09

Annual Procession against deaths in custody
4WardEver has been notified that there will be no official rally & demonstration taking place in London this year. We urge readers to pass on this information!

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Camp Ashraf Hunger Strikes 36 released, London - pictures.

07-10-2009 21:30

The Hunger Strikes end.
72 days after hunger strikes start around the world in protest at the attacks carried out by Iraqi security forces on Camp Ashraf, Iraq releases 36 Iranian pro-democracy prisoners it has been holding arbitrarily in extra-judicial detention.

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Press release on latest Calais evictions

07-10-2009 17:51

Groupe d'anarchistes de Lille press release on this morning's evictions in Calais:

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More migrant camps attacked & destroyed in Calais

07-10-2009 17:30

The destruction continues...

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Mother Palestine: RESISTANCE! (by Latuff)

07-10-2009 17:22

Mother Palestine versus Netanyahu
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against US backed IsraHell's state terror.

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Squatting not yet banned in NL

07-10-2009 16:24

A quick note on the situation in the Netherlands today, where the ban on squatting was being discussed in Parliament. Apologies for any inaccuracies, I think I translated stuff right..