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Tower Bridge protest for jailed London man

06-10-2003 00:29

Article from London Network News on Thessaloniki Prisoner Solidarity demo

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Thessaloniki Solidarity Demonstration - Photos

05-10-2003 20:34

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Photos from Thessaloniki Solidarity demonstration at Tower Bridge, London today (6th October, 2003)

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Thessaloniki Solidarity Demo

05-10-2003 12:18

This morning a successful action - in solidarity with the Thessaloniki Prison Hunger Strike - was carried out on Tower Bridge, opposite the box containing the starving man (more fool him...)

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05-10-2003 06:40

The Project is an effort to launch a new website that will monitor conflicts around the world. is intended to serve as a hub to major links relevant to articles on conflicts located world-wide. is proud to participate in an effort to help fund the Project:

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Thousands demonstrate in Barcelona in defense of squatted Social Centres

04-10-2003 18:56

The first international squatters demonstration in history is taking place today Saturday 4th October in downtown Barcelona. This demonstration is part of the "Forthnight of Struggle" called by the Squatters Assembly of Barcelona, to defend the city's occupied social centres and autonomous spaces, as well as against the property speculation that Barcelona is currently going through due to the upcoming Forum2004 - a 6 months long series of official cellebrations, and corporate funded gentrification of some seafront areas of the city.

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**McDonald's invites you to look behind the scenes!!** (doors open 18th Oct)

04-10-2003 14:51

I saw this advert in the Guardian's Weekend Magazine. It appeared half way through the Michael Moore interview(!)

The text was as follows:

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New Bristol Youth Music Project

04-10-2003 14:27

Bristol Music Mentoring is a new youth music project being run by the Youth Music Action Zone under the Remix banner. It will provide aspiring teenage musicians with FREE access to advice, coaching and tuition from Music Industry Professionals. Participants will also have access to recording studios and the opportunity to gain experience in related areas such as engineering, journalism, management and production.

The Project will be launched at the Victoria Rooms on Queens Road on Wednesday the 22nd of October (7.15pm for 7.30pm) with performances and talks from local musicians and industry workers including the fabulous Jane Taylor.

YMAZ would appreciate any kind of publicity for the Project, particularly publicity in advance of the Launch Night in order to maximise attendance. Teachers, Youth Workers, Press and Musicians are all invited along with all Bristol teenagers who aspire to a career in the music industry.

Programme Contacts:

James Hutchinson (YMAZ) Remix Co-ordinator 07876795014

Theo Berry (Music Editor, Decode) Volunteer Co-ordinator 07881408844

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Rome 4 Oct - Shut Down Fortress Europe

04-10-2003 12:17

Demo Against UE Summit

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Unions to march at Rome EU summit

04-10-2003 09:56


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33 member "white list" by 2005

04-10-2003 08:48

As the pigscum Blunkett pretends to ease on the onslaught for the national ID card (looks as if the timing is wrong again while the party political organs shout democracy) here comes the next wave.
EU as an explicit response to 9/11 events in NY has produced two draft regulations.
The division of humans through the "white list" interstingly has a 'globalisation' pattern too.

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03-10-2003 09:36

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03-10-2003 08:32

The Stop the War Coalition has called a London wide activists meeting to plan the response to George Bush's state visit to Britain.

Bush will be here from the 19th to the 21st of November and plans to stay at Buckingham palace!

The visit is a calculated insult to the millions who opposed the bloody war and occupation in Iraq.

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Liberty goes to court

02-10-2003 16:59

BBC article on Liberty going to High Court....

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HipHop for Palestine - full UK tour details

02-10-2003 13:59

Please note that all monies raised will go to who are in the process of building a new educational centre in the Rafah refugee camp.

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02-10-2003 00:01

The 1st London Social Forum - 4 October 2003
This event aims to provide a space for reflective debate on strategies for creating another London and another world.

The London Social Forum has been inspired by the global movement which began with the World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001. WSF's vision is "Another World Is Possible".

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Give Sky the 'Boot'

01-10-2003 14:02

This is an inspirational story of guerrilla media activity in Rome. What could we do in Cambridge that would have a similar effect?

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Camp Al Awda, Baghdad - The Struggle Continues - report

01-10-2003 10:05

Report plus residents' call out for support from the international community as humanitarian crisis worsens.

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Support the Occupation of Appledore Shipbuilders

30-09-2003 22:40

The workforce at Appledore Shipbuilders have occupied their workplace in an attempt to save livelihoods. The ship yard is in Appledore on the River Torridge, North Devon, England. They need your support and solidarity.

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MuckyD's open up?

30-09-2003 16:23

MacDonalds Open Days.

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Mad Pride at the movies Saturday nite!

30-09-2003 14:36

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There will be a showing on Saturday night of the Pete Shaughnessy film "With endless love", introduced by Simon Holder, at the Rio Cinema in Hackney. The Rio is at 107 Kingsland High Street, Hackney E8, Dalston Kingsland BR, 149 bus from Liverpool Street. This is a late showing, which means that it starts after 11pm, and the admission charge is £7. Also showing will be Simon McClellan's film about schizophrenia, "Some voices", with David Morrissey ('The deal'), Daniel Craig ('The road to perdition', 'Our friends in the north') and Kelly Macdonald ('Trainspotting').