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Lonmin massacre: statement from Abahlali baseMjondolo

17-08-2012 13:52

Statement from South African grassroots movement Abahlali baseMjondolo on the Lonmin massacre, the political context to the killings, and solidarity actions called so far in Cape Town and Auckland, New Zealand.

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Solidarity With The Lonmin Miners

17-08-2012 12:02

Stop Lonmin’s massacre of striking workers at Marikana, South Africa
For a general strike to end the Marikana massacre

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In US, Centers For Disease Control Calls Mad Cow and Mad Pig West Nile Virus

16-08-2012 23:24

The US government conspiracy of silence about Mad Cow and Mad Pig Disease in the United States continues.

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Anarchists Detained by Counter-Terrorist Police

16-08-2012 17:13

For the past week, thousands of anarchists from across the world have been converging in St.Imier, Switzerland to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Anarchist international.
On returning from the St Imier gathering, two anarchists, one a member of the UK Anarchist Federation, were detained for nearly two hours at Heathrow by SO15 (counter-terrorist) intelligence

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Julian Assange granted asylum by Ecuador

16-08-2012 14:00

In a strongly worded statement today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration of Ecuador, Ricardo Patiño Aroca has announced that Julian's request for asylum has been granted.

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America’s Vassal Acts Decisively and Illegally

16-08-2012 13:33

I returned to the UK today to be astonished by private confirmation from within the FCO that the UK government has indeed decided – after immense pressure from the Obama administration – to enter the Ecuadorean Embassy and seize Julian Assange.

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16 Aug: Timeline from Ecuadorian Embassy vigil for Julian Assange

16-08-2012 10:17

Current livestreams from Ecuadorian Embassy:

The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012 at around 1pm UK time. There was an increased police presence including TSG at the Embassy from yesterday evening.

Following threats from the UK government to storm the embassy, WikiLeaks issued this statement:
and a spokesperson for the Ecuadorian government said:

A call has gone out for people to come to the Embassy now:

3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LS
Nearest tube: Knightsbridge
For more information, call Ben at Veterans for Peace 07866 559 312
Twitter hashtags: #assange #stand4ja

See also:

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Breaking News : Support needed at Ecuadorian Embassy for Julian Assange

16-08-2012 02:17

The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012.

There is an increased police presence outside the embassy overnight and support would be appreciated if people can get there now. Otherwise, as soon as you can.

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Bristol Company Profits From Syrian Violence

15-08-2012 21:19

One of the more than two million emails from Syrian political figures, ministries and companies which WikiLeaks began exposing in June reveal that Finmeccanica, an Italian defense giant with extensive interests in Bristol, supplied communications equipment and expertise about helicopters to the Syrian regime, even after it had launched a violent crackdown on protests.

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U.S. Republicans Own The "Voting Machine" Count Falsifiers

15-08-2012 20:39

As more and more countries are going back to paper ballots because of electronic machine vote fraud, the US continues to allow the plutocratic political party to
control virtually every easily hacked 'voting machine'.

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Corporate collaboration lets Mugabe continue abuses

15-08-2012 09:29

Zimbabwe’s political-economic crisis continues because dislodging decades of malgovernance has not been achieved by either a Government of National Unity that began in early 2009, civil society activism, or international pressure, including this week’s Maputo summit of the main body charged with sorting out democratisation

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International prisoners day – solidarity action

13-08-2012 18:01

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solidarity action

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Bradley Manning and Julian Assange: new flyer design

10-08-2012 06:16

New design for flyers for Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.

We've had some printed up as double-sided postcards and the first of them were distributed around Liverpool yesterday.

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How to support the dignified community of San Marcos Avilés:

07-08-2012 19:19


What YOU can do to support the dignified community of San Marcos Avilés, hich is under imminent threat of violent displacement:

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Growing terror in San Marcos Aviles: imminent displacement planned

07-08-2012 18:19


“Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas:
Freedom and Justice for San Marcos Avilés and Francisco Sántiz López”

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Arrests and Injuries at Calais "Justice for Noureddin" Demonstration

07-08-2012 15:42

Arrests and Injuries at Calais "Justice for Noureddin" Demonstration

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Calais Migrant Solidarity Info-talk in Cardiff @ CMS Wales - 12th August

06-08-2012 16:59

Info-talk flyer for the CMS groups!
An info-talk hosted by new support group 'CMS Wales' on the persecution of > across Europe with a focus on Calais, a bottleneck for people coming to the UK.

All are welcome to the presentation, film and discussion at the office behind the Hungry Planet, 142 Clifton Street, Cardiff CF24 1LY.

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Has Australia Become a National-Security State?

05-08-2012 12:27

Since the dawn of the nuclear age in 1945 political analysts have predicted that the immense dangers implicit in this technology would inevitably lead to the implementation of police-state tactics.