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E. Sussex: Stanmer squat festival (and impending eviction) HELP NEEDED

02-06-2006 23:51

Fancy a day out with the family in a East Sussex country farmhouse?

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Brian Haw - Five Years in Parliament Square, London

02-06-2006 22:30

Five years ago today, Brian Haw began his protest in Parliament Square. Photos from the party to celebrate the occasion.

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Tower Hamlets Council Opposition leader backs Khoodeelaar! No to Xrail TV

02-06-2006 17:01

The newly-elected Opposition leader on tower Hamkest Coucnil Abjol Miah has today confirmed his support to the Khoodeelaar! campaign against CrossRail hole policies of Tower Hamlets Council

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Saturday Art Riot in Parliament Square......

02-06-2006 16:36



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Timor-Leste (Update)

02-06-2006 13:04

America has been steadily reducing its active presence in the South Pacific over the past decade. Australia (the deputy sheriff) is expected to ‘step up to the plate’ and safeguard western interests in that region. Timor is the first test of deputy (dog) in the region and to date the deputy appears to be weakening at the knees.

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G8-Xtra PDF on St. Petersburg G8 Moblisation (from esf 06)

02-06-2006 11:51

G8-Xtra was a paper produced to support the mobilization against the G8-Summit 2007 under the 'interventionist left' banner. For the European Social Forum in Athens an english version was distributed which contained an article on St. Petersburg 06 - reproduced below.

The whole pdf can be downloaded from:

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52 Reasons To Stop Mowing 37 Ways To Help Trees

02-06-2006 11:30

The grazing of sheep and cattle in the UK has conditioned
us to think that lawns are natural. But as guerilla gardeners
are growing cucumbers in parks, so around the world
more are preventing millions of accidents, trillions of hours
of wasted time, and the killing of countless sapling trees,
butterflies, ground nesters by retiring the mower.

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101 Hour Hunger Strike in Parliament Square

02-06-2006 09:04

Thaya Idakaadar (Harrow, Tamil Local councillor) is conducting a 101 hour hunger strike at Parliament square which starts today 2nd of June and will continue till 6th June. The vigil is to raise awareness of the current situation in Sri Lanka; the escalation of violence and the imminent threat of civil war once again.

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Indonesian government: beat and torture families of West Papua refugees

02-06-2006 08:57

Waves of disappearances in the region
June 1, 2006. Perth Indymedia: A West Papuan Independence supporter currently in PNG, has just filed a report from the recion by satelite phone. The following information was posted to the AWPA email list... "...up to 40 people have been taken at night in recent months / mother's of those who have fled are being arrested, beaten and tortured for 3-4 days..." --

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Air America Interviews The God Loving Bushite Killer Johnny Wizard!

02-06-2006 00:54

Again, it only serves the interests of the enemy neo-con.
No warring faction is going to exclusively, indiscriminately
murder whomever, repeatedly, but for only the dying bushite
dumfuk, as Creation's justly sworn enemies.

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Palestine Today

01-06-2006 15:30

Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, June 1st, 2006.

Four residents arrested near Hebron, and ten in Silwad town, near Ramallah,
Jewish settlers attack Palestinians in Tel Rumeida, Hebron, while Resistance injures two soldiers during a predawn invasion to Jenin

These stories and more coming up stay tuned

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01-06-2006 11:01

there will be a gathering of brian's friends, supporters and the media tomorrow in parliament square, to mark the fifth anniversary of his amazing stand against war and genocide. 5pm parliament square friday 2nd june
all welcome - bring something to share (food/drink etc)

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Stokefest Cancelled!!

01-06-2006 10:57

Proving that they couldn't organise a piss up in a park the festival Stokefest has been cancelled due to the near legendary incompetence of Hackney Council.

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Critical Mass on Friday!

01-06-2006 09:36

Critical Mass is an event held in cities around the world, where cyclists, skateboarders, roller bladers, roller skaters and other self-propelled people take to the streets en masse. Critical Mass is not led, and as a group has no goals other than to meet once every month and enjoy the security and companionship of riding, rolling and travelling through the city together. The general philosophy is expressed by a widely used slogan: "We aren't blocking traffic; we are traffic."

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Pascua Lama, Bulyanhulu, Lake Cowal and Cyanide - Barrick's Hunt for Gold

01-06-2006 04:04

Brricks's Hunt for Gold worldwide - or: yesterday we hunted in America, today and tomorrow globally

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Meeting Report: Meet Up of North West Anti-ID Groups

31-05-2006 22:38

Sunday 28th May saw a gathering of North-West groups opposed to ID cards meeting at the Basement in Manchester to share ideas and combine efforts in opposing ID cards. Many groups were represented, from Nottingham to Liverpool and beyond, and loads of interesting discussion was generated, as you can tell by the length of this post! The meeting lasted for around five hours, including a lunch break.

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Jericho boatyard evicted (photos)

31-05-2006 20:42

Large numbers of cops and bailiffs
Castlemill boatyard in Jericho, Oxford was evicted today after a long occupation of the site in an attempt to stop the essential facility being converted to yuppy flats.

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Palestine Today

31-05-2006 14:28

Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday, May 31st, 2006

Army arrests three residents from Qabatia village also six arrested and two injured in Balata refugee camp, meanwhile Army continues shelling eastern and northern areas of the Gaza strip

These stories and more coming up stay tuned.

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Manifesto of the Third Camp against US Militarism and Islamic Terrorism

31-05-2006 13:45

The present conflict between the Western governments and the Islamic Republic of Iran can have disastrous human, political and social consequences. The terrible experience of Iraq has shown to all the catastrophes that can result from economic sanctions and a military attack. Deterioration of living conditions, economic plight, death, destruction and displacement of people, and increased repression by the Islamic regime, would be some of the immediate consequences of economic sanctions or a military attack on Iran. This policy would unleash Islamic terrorism on a regional scale and escalate it internationally.

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Visit Palestine - Screening at the Showroom

31-05-2006 13:38

Visit Palestine
Katie Barlow the film director of VISIT PALESTINE will be at the Showroom on SUNDAY 4 JUNE to introduce her film and host a Q & A session after the screening.