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PHILIPPINES: NPA carnage in Bukidnon bared

27-05-2006 23:47

CPP-NDF-ILPS Jose Maria Sison & Jalandoni with BAYAN
THE military has unearthed more atrocities committed by New People’s Army rebels in the countryside, the latest of which were the mass execution of rebels and civilians alike, the recruitment of child warriors and the abduction and rape of a teenager by a rebel commander.

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A legal protest in Parliament square.

27-05-2006 16:51

"We are hereby licenced to protest against protest licencing"
On Thursday May 25th a legal demo took place when Superintendent Peter Terry of Charing cross nick licensed Mark Thomas to hold a protest in Parliament square against the licensing of protests in parliament square.

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A 'plod' supports Brian Haw !

27-05-2006 15:28

A letter in The Independent from I think a serving police officer who says she supports Brian against the Met....!

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Torture UN/OPCAT: 20 ratifications!!

27-05-2006 01:10

Parklea Prison NSW
The National Children's and Youth Law Centre, together with Justice Action, are leading a campaign for acknowledgement of the mistreatment of Corey Brough, in the NSW prison system, and further, for systemic reform.

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No Borders - freedom of movement for all

26-05-2006 20:25

Picket of Solihull Immigration Services

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No money for Palestine (by Latuff)

26-05-2006 16:48

No money for Palestine!
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed Israeli occupation.

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Leaflet for lecturers' union demo

26-05-2006 14:39

Education Not for Sale has produced a leaflet to mobilise students for the lecturers' union demo against victimisation and for decent pay on Thursday 1 June. See the link below.

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A country staiined with blood and injustice. Sri Lanka

26-05-2006 12:12

Approximately a thousand Tamils gathered in solidarity on Sunday 21st May at Trafalgar square between the hours of two and six in the afternoon. They stood united, undeterred by the rain for the freedom of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

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Bethnal Green Questions for George Galloway MP Friday 26 May 2006

26-05-2006 12:11

As the latest media frenzy gathers around the latest reported gaffe by Bethnal Green and Bow MP George Galloway, one member of the community in the constituency is left with no alternative but to wonder in public what exactly is George Galloway trying to say about the issues in the constituency. Such as about the campaign to stop the Crsosrail hole threat to the Brick Lane and the Whitechapel area – which was visited this week by the CrossRail committee MPs while George Galloway was ‘represented’ by one of his House of Commons office staff.

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26-05-2006 10:33

Brie Phillips and Diane Foglizzo from the US student Living Wage Action Coalition and the United Students Against Sweatshops campaign are visiting the UK at the end of May and start of June. They will be touring UK campuses with No Sweat.

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Leeds Palestine Solidarity Campaign

26-05-2006 08:35

Leeds Palestine Solidarity Campaign re-launch

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SF Bay Area Housing Crash Continues

26-05-2006 05:24

The biggest bubble in history, ever
You know when they mention the interest rates world economy and the mighty US dollar most of us fall asleep. Well I've found this and its just too good for my own personal use. Take the time and get a heads up on what is about to unfold. Remember we are built on the same fault line with only China keeping us afloat.

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Palestine Today

25-05-2006 16:50



The army installs a military checkpoint at Tamon village entrance and arrests a resident from Beita village and turns a house into a military post. The army installs new military watch tower at Al Arop refugee camp in Hebron, Four residents arrested from Borqen village in Jenin, the army arrests two residents in Bethlehem, and invades Nablus and arrests several residents among them the wife of a wanted man


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OutRage!:Tatchell defies Moscow gay ban...

25-05-2006 13:09

OutRage! and Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell goes to Russia to defy the ban on Moscow gay Pride event and IDAHO conference.
Religious and far right groups threaten violent reponses...

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Manchester picket in support of the strikers of Mercadona (Barcelona)

25-05-2006 12:53

Manchester picket in support of the strikers of Mercadona (Barcelona)

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June 4th, 2006 International Day of Solidarity with the Daechuri Villagers

25-05-2006 12:27

Sunday, June 4th, 2006
In Korea, there will be demonstrations held in solidarity with the villagers of Daechuri and Doduri, who are being evicted to make way for the expansion of US military base, Camp Humphreys.

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Democracy’s Last Stand – Dawn Raid

25-05-2006 01:36

3am phone calls, crazed rants of cops and oppression and Oscar Beard jumps a taxi into democracy's last stand.

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Call for antipatriarchy-antiheterosexism focus at European PGA conference

25-05-2006 00:15

We invite you to contribute to nine days of debate, learning and - hopefully - organizing around questions of gender, the fight against male domination and heterosexism - this summer, from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 August 2006, in the context of the decentralized part of the European PGA conference.