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The trial of the Greek Cop who shot a teenager and BBC Lies

22-01-2010 22:46

The trial of the Greek Cop who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Athens has now started. The BBC has attempted to report on it, but the article is a disgrace, full of lies and inaccuracies. Read the actual facts here, in short, as found on Athens Indymedia (in Greek) and as reported from comrades who are there and are witnessing what is happening.

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Iran: The teacher trade unionist still at risk of being executed

22-01-2010 10:53

Farzad Kamangar,
who is accused of acting against the security of the country, remains in Evin Prison, despite what his lawyer says is a total lack of evidence against him.

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Haiti 2010: An Unwelcome Katrina Redux

21-01-2010 22:38

Cynthia McKinney
The United States, having stolen so much from Haiti, now dictates what and when foreign aid will reach the Haitian people. Haitians know that their independence is their greatest treasure. “Haitians know, too, that the United States has installed its political proxies and even its own soldiers onto Haitian soil when the U.S. felt it was necessary.”

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Camden fascist pub Gloucester Arms has most of their windows shot out

21-01-2010 18:07

Fascist pub The Gloucester Arms at 59 - 61 Leighton Road has been the centre of protests from anti racists following the decision by landlord John Coyne to let hardline neo nazis, the Jobbik Party hold meetings in the pub. The Jobbik Party are part of a European Alliance of Nationalist Movements drafted by the BNPs Nick Griffin. During the past 24 hrs most of the pubs windows have been shot out.

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Emergency in Calais as police repression escalate

21-01-2010 10:36

Please get down to Calais if you can!

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20-01-2010 23:33

there is a demonstration this saturday. starts 2pm St. Pancras International -> 4.30pm Piccadilly Circus

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DE: Searches against Antifa in Berlin and Dresden

20-01-2010 14:14

At the 19th February took place a wave of searches against left and anti-fascist rooms, which support the protest against the Nazis’ march at the 13th February in Dresden.

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Support Mel Broughton

20-01-2010 03:07

Please offer your support, wage a war against the laboratory mutilators in his honor, and get involved in the ongoing SPEAK campaign. (

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Bad news for Mumia - what are we going to do?

19-01-2010 20:14

Today's ruling in a US court means the death penalty is back on the cards for Mumia Abu Jamal.

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Bristol EDO Decommissioner Elijah Smith a prisoner of war for one year

19-01-2010 17:08

The following article and image has been nicked from Bristol ABC and includes a call for more/better defendant & prisoner support. Full article with links is here

Elijah (James) Smith has now been locked up on remand for one year, ever since his arrest last 18 January 2009 after the EDO/MBM ITT factory in Brighton was trashed by 6 campaigners from Bristol.

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Militarization of emergency aid to Haiti: A humanitarian operation or invasion?

17-01-2010 21:23

USS Carl Vinson
The US military has come to the rescue of an impoverished Nation. What is its Mandate? Is it a Humanitarian Operation or an Invasion?

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Chiapas News January 2010

17-01-2010 20:58

Fears, rumour, lies and repression

In the last months of 2009, the fierce repression of communities and targeted individuals by the state and federal forces, the army and paramilitary groups has increased and extended. These actions are now not only targeting Zapatista communities, Other Campaign adherents and human rights defenders, but now also campesino groups not involved with the Other Campaign. False rumours and press releases appeared predicting an uprising in 2010 and describing finds of stores of arms.

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Boycott fascist pub in Camden week of action 25th-29th Jan 2009 update

17-01-2010 20:48

The Gloucester Arms on Leighton Road in Kentish Town has been subjected to protests by anti racists following the landlord, John Coyne's decision to let organised racists hold meetings in the pub. There will be a week of email and telephone action on the week of 25th - 29th Jan asking that Camden council remove the pub's licence especially as they play hardore porn in front of kids.

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Camden Racist Pub Gloucester Arms - week of action at Camden Council Jan 25-29

16-01-2010 21:57

Camden Anarchists protested outside the fascist pub Gloucester Arms on Leighton road, Kentish town, Camden NW5 followoing the decision by landlord John Coyne to let the Jobbik party who are part of an Alliance Of European Nationalist Movement, drafted by Nick Griffen of the BNP. Anonymous activists have asked that a week of emailing / phone action about the pub be carried out.

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New Wave of Repression in South Africa

16-01-2010 17:57

An overview of the situation in the wake of the attacks on Abahlali baseMjondolo.

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When Does It Become Genocide?

16-01-2010 00:14

During a visit to Ramallah a year ago while the Israeli bombardment of Gaza was underway, I shared my fears with a close Palestinian friend. "It may sound insane, but I think the Israelis' real objective is to see them all dead."

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Obama staffer wants ‘cognitive infiltration’ of 9/11 conspiracy groups

15-01-2010 23:52

In a 2008 academic paper, President Barack Obama's appointee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs advocated "cognitive infiltration" of groups that advocate "conspiracy theories" like the ones surrounding 9/11.

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Save Nigeria from US Proscription, London - pictures.

15-01-2010 19:24

A High Commission official struggles.
Campaigners gather in London to protest the proscription of Nigeria as a terrorist state by the US Government after a security incident takes place during the holiday season on Christmas Day within the US when a Nigerian man by the name of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab makes an attempt on a passenger airliner inbound to Detroit, US.