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Anti-Lydd Airport demo-report

27-08-2005 12:41

A protest against Lydd Airports expansion plans was held Aug 27th.

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New Peoples Commons

26-08-2005 20:36

Indymedia Press Release Regarding New Peoples Commons Event

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Voices of the Lost and Forgotten- Pt. 4: Families In Poverty

26-08-2005 17:39

Part four in a five part series on the alarming increases of homelessness, poverty, and hunger in America.

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The Akha Hill Tribe in Thailand HELP NEEDED

26-08-2005 11:51

British Student Adam Lane is in the village of Pah Nmm. The Thai army terrorized this village and the host family. They threatened them with arrest if foreigners stay in this village. In a conversation today with him at the village I was told that the villagers are still terrified that they will be arrested for foreigners being there.

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Nottingham Police Station :: Forced Deportations Continue

26-08-2005 10:39

Whilst at the police station on Wednesday, a young vietnamese male Tuananh Nguyen was led away by police in handcuffs he is 25 years old and has a wife and baby.
He was taken to Nottingham magistrates court and is being held in their cells awaiting deportation. It is believed that this young man has been given no legal advice nor has his family been informed of what is happening to him.

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Stop people being forced back to Iraq - your help neeeded!

25-08-2005 16:11

Stop people being forced back to Iraq - your help neeeded!
Forced returns to Iraq.

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Clowning as a protest tactic

25-08-2005 16:07

Police led protest organisers up the garden path. Clown!
It is understood from reliable sources, however, that police led protest organisers up the garden path by suggesting that there would be no problems with protesting at the Opera House, only for the police to change their minds at the last minute, saying such a protest would be out of the question.

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The Wavering State

25-08-2005 12:52

"How can the state finance itself in times of worldwide competition without damaging the national economy? How can it find the old strength without creating new poverty?.. There is no system-conforming way out of this vicious circle.."

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Protest at Lydd Airport expansion-Aug 27th

25-08-2005 12:25

A new coalition- Keep the Marsh Special Alliance is holding a demo outside the Lydd Airport road entrance on Sat 27th Aug.

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Operation 'Clean Up The Filth': Gay Zimbabweans testify

25-08-2005 11:51

Report by Keith Goddard on members of GALZ affected by Mugabe's Murambatsvina (Clean up the filth) campaign. The Murambatsvina campaign, which has displaced thousands of Zimbabweans, also affected a number of GALZ members...

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pieces of the dream

24-08-2005 20:06

it has been 43 years since martin luther king, jr. delivered his "i have a dream" speech. what has happened since then?

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Christian serial killer on video

24-08-2005 11:42

Update: Robertson, host of the US 'Christian' Broadcasting Network's, The 700 Club, and founder of the 'Christian Coalition of America', called for the assassination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. - What happened to the Bible's: 'Thou shalt not Kill' ?

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CFP Immaterial Labour, Multitudes and New Social Subjects: Class Composition in

23-08-2005 23:22

CFP Immaterial Labour, Multitudes and New Social Subjects: Class Composition in Cognitive Capitalism
Papers are invited for a conference:

Venue: University of Cambridge, UK: Location: to be announced.

Date: Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 April 2006

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Video:Reportage from Bristol rally held by supporters of sacked RollRoyce worker

23-08-2005 23:16

Video Videostill: Jerry Hicks after speaking
A short video reportage from last wednesdays rally, organised by supporters of the sacked Rolls Royce worker Jerry Hicks held on 17.08.05 in Bristol Council House. Speakers at the rally included Bob Crow, Jerry Hicks and Tony Benn.

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Scabs at Gate Gourmet

23-08-2005 18:57

Scab workers queue up at Uxbridge Blue Arrow office to take others jobs.

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Vigil and Demo for Jean Charles. Pics and report.

23-08-2005 17:20

Whats the point of being at Downing st. when Tony is on holiday?
Yesterday (22nd Aug) hundreds of people gathered at Downing Street to remember Jean Charles de Menezes and demand Justice for him. Members of his family initially showed up but left quickly after being mobbed by the press. The vigil became a spontaneous march which went to Scotland yard for more speeches condemning the murder.

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Seriously Organised Crime

23-08-2005 16:10

Parliament passed a law stating that we can't protest in central London without first asking for permission from a certain Commissioner Ian Blair. Should you ever wish to ask for permission, you'll have to fill in the application form and submit it by hand six days before you want to protest. PLEASE DISTRIBUTE this application form to those who would like to protest.

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The 'new constitution' in Iraq is illegal.

23-08-2005 15:27

The Geneva Conventions (IV) of 1949 - also signed by the United States - prohibit the modification of the domestic laws or legal institutions of the occupied power.

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Newsflash: Indymedia Working "Within the System"

23-08-2005 14:43

So . . . you're a political activist and you think that it's necessary to use the mainstream media to educate people about certain issues. It seems to make sense that you should use these methods to reach people, because otherwise, who will notice you?

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Neo Constitution

23-08-2005 07:36

Iraqi women are in a near panic as the threat of a Sharia law based legal system hovers ominously over the constitutional protection once promised along with the pelting of U.S servicemembers with flowers upon the liberation of Baghdad.