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Poland, Katowice: antifascist blockade 14.04.2012

16-04-2012 10:33

Poland, Katowice: antifascist blockade 14.04.2012

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Lawless Libya - A country in chaos

15-04-2012 17:07

Yaara Bou Melhem gets rare access to see what life is really like in Libya after Gaddafi was deposed by NATO backed reactionary forces against the wishes of the Libyan masses.

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St. Andrews Queers show O'Brien their backsides

15-04-2012 13:28

St. Andrews students protest O'Brien sermon at St. Salvators Church. Following O'Brien's recent comments his invitation to deliver a sermon was criticised by the Student Association and the LGBT Society organised a demonstration. Autonomous queers acted of their own accord and walked out of the sermon in protest.

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State anti-anarchist repression, revolutionary solidarity (Italy)

15-04-2012 12:54

Letter from Culmine blog editorial group on the March 29 raids against anarchists, including these comrades // letter from Tomo, one of the arrested anarchists // "Personal Inferno: For a Clearing of Solidarity" message from Edizioni Cerbero – Maurizio de Monte and Federico Buono - to comrades of Culmine and ParoleArmata // letter from the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire / FAI-IRF prisoners cell (Greece) to Culmine and ParoleArmata concerning the recent raids // solidarity letter from Conspiracion Acrata editorial collective (Mexico) to Culmine and other arrested comrades // Words from 325 for Culmine, Parole Armate and the others //

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Dawn raided family due to be deported tomorrow 1pm

13-04-2012 18:17

BMI baby in chains
A young family from Azerberjan were detained in their home in Glasgow by immigration officials early on Wednesday morning. They are currently in the Barnardos-run CEDARS family detention centre in Sussex. They are due to be forcibly removed on a British Midlands flight from Heathrow at 13.00 hrs TOMORROW to arrive at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku at 22.35 hours.

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ProtectTheWilderness (Peasants) vs Gloucester County Council (Evill councillors)

12-04-2012 14:38

Greenman -Nature the wisest teacher
Protect the wilderness (Peasants) vs Gloucester County Council (Evill councillors (as referred to in the Bill of Rights 1688))

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UK accused of permitting alleged Sri-Lankan war-criminal to escape prosecution

10-04-2012 07:25

ex-Sri Lanka army general Prasanna de Silva
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), an active diaspora group, last week sought to bring a judicial review against the UK's foreign secretary William Hague over his refusal to declare ex-Sri Lanka army general Prasanna de Silva - alleged to be complicit in war-crimes at the end of the island's civil war in May 2009 - a persona non grata , who is now Sri Lanka's military attache based at Sri Lanka's UK embassy in London.
see also:
Sri Lanka War-Crimes Accountability The Tamil Perspective 15/01/2010
Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished (broadcast 14 March 2012):

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Ethnic cleansing landgrab of Tamil homeland areas of Sri-Lanka

10-04-2012 07:12

Sinhalese land grab in Tamil homeland areas of Sri-Lanka

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Save the European Court of Human Rights - Occupy the Brighton ECHR Conference 18

09-04-2012 17:51

Save the European Court of Human Rights - a call out from Wallly George Normal to protest at the Brighton ECHR Conference at The Brighton Centre, 18-20 April

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Upcoming Riot in Berlin 1st May

09-04-2012 11:42

Berlin 1th May 2012 - 25 years of hope for a different life On the 1st of May in 1987 the district Kreuzberg in Berlin exploded because of rage against the state and the cops, who defend violently the capitalist system.

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Fire of the Roma Camp in Milan: call to Italian embassy in London

09-04-2012 10:54

The fire in the Roma Camp
Ask for explanation of the actions of the police, fire service and civic authorites. Demand an official enquiry.

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Call Out: Take Action for Bradley Manning

09-04-2012 09:38

Accused whistleblower Bradley Manning has been held for almost two years without trial in the US accused of whistleblowing acts that have exposed the ugly truth about US activities around the world and its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bradley has been tortured and denied his rights. If found guilty as charged he could face the death penalty. Join us in Wales between 12 and 29 April for 18 days of solidarity events and actions or take action wherever you are. Free Bradley Manning!

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Hunger Strike in Calais Immigration Prison

09-04-2012 00:26

A person from Iran is on his fourth day of hunger strike inside Calais’ immigration prison. Here is his testimony:

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Obama Justice Department indicts ex-CIA agent for exposing torture

08-04-2012 19:25

Thursday’s indictment of John Kiriakou for exposing CIA torture of detainees confirms yet again that the Obama administration is continuing and deepening the crimes carried out by the Bush White House. Kiriakou, a CIA agent for 14 years, is being prosecuted for speaking to two journalists about the waterboarding of Abu Zubaydah.

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18 arrests as Mansion is evicted & drones conference resisted

08-04-2012 16:12

1st April: Squatters face up to riot police after the illegal morning eviction
Report and statement from members of Bristol Defendant Solidarity, ABC & Afed:

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No Military on Our Streets

07-04-2012 12:39

Anti-Militarism - Anti-Olympic - Anti-Cuts Flyer PDF

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Bormann & Dulles: were the Nazis really defeated in 1945?

07-04-2012 08:38

BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.

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Peace prisoner Barbara Dowling update - please write to her!

06-04-2012 14:30

Latest news courtesy of Janet Fenton:

"Barbara is in Greenock now and is doing well and appreciating small mercies like a toilet in her cell. Release date 5th May so she still has quite a stretch. Letters are getting through and anyone wanting to visit needs to write to her first."

Please send cheerful cards and letters of solidarity to:

Barbara Dowling
HMP Greenock
PA16 9AH

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Squat Raid in Brighton

04-04-2012 15:26

A squat in Brighton was illegally evicted by riot police and bailiffs yesterday morning.