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Critical mass in Nottingham at 5pm

25-02-2005 11:53

Meet at the Savoy Cinema 5pm today (Fri 25th Feb)

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Palestinian Music in Brighton

25-02-2005 10:35

Thursday March 3rd at 7pm, Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, Brighton.

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LONDON 2 GLENEAGLES BIKE RIDE - meeting on sunday in brighton

24-02-2005 20:28


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Dirty Aid Dirty Water

24-02-2005 16:03

Britain’s development aid is being siphoned off for big business.

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24-02-2005 14:30

The defence of squatted police station was strucked out by several higly violent people...

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A16.2///All Out Against the IMF/World Bank!! April 15-17 Washington, DC

23-02-2005 22:36

A New World is Under Construction!!

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Brussels photos

23-02-2005 21:51

Some of the estimated 4,000 people at this demo
Selected photos from the Brussels demonstration against the visit of US President George Bush to the EU.

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Fair Trade Market this weekend

23-02-2005 21:08

A Fair Trade market will be held in Gloucester Green this weekend.

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ALERT - Polish station got eviction (former Bethnal Green Police Station)

23-02-2005 18:16

The squatted police station at Stepney Green (Arbour Square) expect an unexpected eviction tomorrow.

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Polish Station eviction attempt (former Bthnl Gn Police Station)

23-02-2005 17:20

The squatted police station at Stepney Green (Arbour Square) expect an unexpected eviction tomorrow.

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Welcome to Oxford International Women's Festival 2005

23-02-2005 16:36

Oxford's 16th International Women's Festival starts on Tuesday March 1st and runs for nearly 3 weeks. This year the theme is clothes - women as workers and wearers. There's a rich and varied programme, mainly free, usually open to both sexes,including a day forum on sweated labour in the garment trade (see posters at More details/posters will appear here shortly.

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Another gay Algerian faces deporting-pls help.

23-02-2005 16:26

A gay Algerian, Saad B, faces deportation back to homophobic Algeria. Pls send letters via his solicitor to Charles Clarke..

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The resistible rise of the Cottenham residents association

23-02-2005 14:16

The so called Cottenham residents association (CRA) held a public meeting yesterday evening, 22 Feb 2005 in the local college hall. The turn out was impressive, a few hundred people gathered specially for the event. Despite what the name of the association would suggest its sole purpose is to handle a single 'issue' as they prefer to call it ('problem' would sound wrong to the BBC journalists that were present): the nearby traveler community of Smithy Fen.

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Queers without Borders at Harmondsworth detention centre last saturday

23-02-2005 01:43

By the Colnsbrook Fence
A group of Queers Without Borders , and friends protested in support of detainees and against the border regime at the Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Detention and Deportaions Centres, Saturday 19th of Feb. Here is one participant's report

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exercise scorpio 2

22-02-2005 18:01

As a part of the biennial exercise Manchester Airport are looking for volunteers to act as Evacuees or Friends and Relatives during "Exercise Scorpio 2" which will take place on Sunday the 20th March 2005.

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M.Howard- Constituency info...

22-02-2005 16:38

Tory leader Micheal Howard's Constituency info. For those who may be interested in telling him what they think of his Gen Election policies etc...

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Palestine Demo!!!

22-02-2005 12:24


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SPEAK Launches Big Dress against Trade Injustice

22-02-2005 02:05

SPEAK banner
SPEAK (the Student Christian Justice Network, not the Oxford folk) today launched their "Big Dress", the largest garment in the world, to a crowd of 400 students, ministers, mps and corpo-journo's. Doubling as a creative petition, with individual squares painted at festivals and freshers fairs nationwide, it is designed to draw attention to the horrors of the modern garment industry.

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prada fashion show target of pracarity action in Milan

21-02-2005 21:18

Monday 21st, Milan Italy

Milans fashion week looks set to be plagued by protests this week. Today, animal rights activists targeted Pradas store in Milan to highlight the cruelty of the fur industry. In the evening Prada was again targetted, this time by protesters drawing attention to the issue of chainworkers and parcarity within the fashion industry...