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The U.S. is the Country of the Tonton Macoutes

12-03-2010 19:26

It was proven that those that had nothing could have less on Tuesday January 12th.The earthquake in Haiti devastated the little reconstruction that was done by the U.N. forces which are still controlled by the regional power with global intentions: Brazil.

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West Bank administration bans ceremony for the Palestinian resistance fighter

12-03-2010 15:53

Dalal al-Mughrabi
The “Palestinian Authority”, which is the puppet administration in the West Bank, is now allowing Israel to dictate which Palestinians may or may not be honoured by the Palestinian people. Permissible: celebration of collaborator Mohammad Dahlan’s birthday. Not permissible: any Palestinian with dignity.

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Two demos in solidarity to the hunger strikers in detention and report on abuse

12-03-2010 15:11

Detainee Solidarity London is calling for a demo this Saturday at Harmondsworth in solidarity with the 55 detainees on hunger strike since last week.

Yarl's Wood Migrant Solidarity are calling a demonstration at 12pm on Sunday, 14 March in solidarity with the women on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre.

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Pickets At South Korean And US Embassies

12-03-2010 10:15

The UK Korean Friendship Association has called a picket of the both the US and
south Korean embassies on Monday 15th of March in protest at the continuing war excercises in South Korea jointly with US military

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800 Tube Staff To Go

11-03-2010 20:50

London Underground (LU) is to axe up to 800 jobs under plans to make savings of £16m a year, the company has announced.

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Protest against the imprisonment and abuse of Kurdish children in Turkish jails!

11-03-2010 17:03

A 15 year old Kurdish girl Berivan Sayaca has been jailed for 8 years for allegedly throwing stones at police, she is just one of hundreds of children singled out and arrested indiscriminately and jailed unjustly in Turkey. We want to highlight this scandal and free the children. Join us!

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State Repression in Iceland: Nine People Taken to Court With Serious Accusations

11-03-2010 16:35

One of the accused and a policeman on the parliament balcony
The legal aftermaths of Iceland’s last winter revolt are now being determined. A court case against nine individuals who entered the parliament with the intension to protest, was filed this morning and will continue in April. The people are facing very serious accusations; being supposed to have broken laws that might bring them years in prison.

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Calais - effective disruption of police

11-03-2010 14:46

With a few more of us on the ground in Calais we were more effective at protecting the large Africa House squat last night

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Live updates from Athens on the day of the general strike

11-03-2010 11:04

last night, anarchist Lambros Foundas was assassinated by the cops. Today, the strike demonstration was attacked by riot police minutes after it set off. Updates on the Occupied London blog.

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37 Years of Solitary Confinement: The Angola Three

11-03-2010 03:40

For more than 37 years, two prisoners, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, have been locked down in Angola's maximum security Closed Cell Restricted (CCR) block – the longest period of solitary confinement in American prison history.

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another anarchist murdered by cops in Athens, Greece

10-03-2010 18:57

At 5am cops opened fire on 2 people in dafni, a suburb of Athens.
1, an anarchist known to various groups, lies dead. The other is free.
Apparently the relevant government ministry and cops have released information and his photo asking for information...

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Yarl’s Wood Migrant Solidarity: Mothering Sunday Demonstration.

10-03-2010 15:06

Noise demo on Sunday 14th March, 12pm - 2pm, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, Bedford, MK41 6HL .

We are calling a demonstration in solidarity with the women on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. We join these women in their protest against the detention of migrants. We support their bravery and we oppose immigration laws that restrict the freedom of movement of those in need. All welcome!

transport contact: 07879793739, press contact: 07879972629

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Another Day in Calais

10-03-2010 14:11

On Friday a group of No Borders Activists went to Calais. We were told that Africa House had been subject to raids by the CRS every night, usually twice for the last week. This is not unusual. Migrants are arrested to have their fingerprints taken as proof that they have been in France, a so- called ‘safe country’ and then released.

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Strangeways prison riot, April 1st 1990

10-03-2010 12:30

Twenty years ago the very day after the Poll Tax riot erupted in Trafalgar Square prisoners in Manchester’s oldest jail took control of the chapel for the start of what was to become the biggest riot and longest rooftop protest in British penal history and triggered a wave of revolt in over twenty other prisons across the country.

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Shocking Mass DNA demand by police

10-03-2010 10:42

Police in Hampshire are demanding Mass DNA samples or face though consequences.

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AMAZING: Hardcore Nazis Invited To Attend EDL Rallies

10-03-2010 04:29

Liam Pinkham posting on the hardline national socialist chat site VNN, has just posted an insight into why the himself and Hitler-loving cohort Wigan Mike are always seen on EDL marches. His allegations are fatally damaging to the repeated "we are not neo-nazis" propaganda that Trevor Kelway and friends post regularly throughout the internet.

There's far more to it than that in an expose which if true, threatens to cast doubts on the continual rantings of EDL internet trolls that they are not nazis.

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Detainee hunger strikes and arrests in Italy

09-03-2010 23:48

Hunger strike in detention centre in Italy; people involved in the grassroots campaign against detention and racist laws are arrested on 23rd February

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Activists in London to tell public bank: Don't go soft on Turkmenistan

09-03-2010 17:45

The Turkmenistan regime is "as repressive as ever" - so why now does the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - based next to Liverpool St stn. and tasked with democratisation and sustainable development - appear to be getting ready for a softer approach to the oppressive regime in Turkmenistan?

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Bristol Indymedia offline! What's happening?

09-03-2010 17:41

The wave of repression has broken over Bristol!

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Sussex Students- Suspended, Excluded, Injuncted

09-03-2010 15:27

Following last Wednesday's occupation of Sussex House (Sussex University's senior management HQ) 6 students have been arbitrarily suspended and excluded.

Additionally, the university has been granted a High Court injunction banning people from “entering” or “remaining” on campus without the university’s prior written consent.