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Chagos Islanders' High Court Appeal Hearing against UK Govt starts TODAY

05-02-2007 13:05

The case for the appeal by the UK government of the High Court victory by the Chagossians last May against the UK about their right to return to their Chagos Island home commences today (Monday February 5th) at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, Central London, starting at 10.30am.

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CALL: Wipe out Capitalism everyday

05-02-2007 12:25

Let this be a call not only to discuss at international gatherings, but also one to get inspired to Act!

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A Class Critical Mass

04-02-2007 19:14

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Friday 2nd February – St Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham City Centre

The second Critical Mass cycle ride of 2007 was to celebrate the legal appeal victory of Daniel Cadden who refused to cycle in the gutter.

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Homophobic Bullying 'Getting Worse'

04-02-2007 17:16

High-profile homophobic bullying initiatives are failing to make a significant impact in preventing homophobic bullying according to the Queer Youth Network. Outdated School System to Blame and we call for Social Centres to be created.

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Party People Protest: Polite Police Please!

04-02-2007 16:27

Rhythms of Resistance Manchester joined up with the Belle Vue ravers and other party loving people to protest against police brutality.

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Busker's Guitar UNLAWFULLY SEIZED by British Transport Police

04-02-2007 14:57

On 7 September 2006 Train Busker Niall Murphy has guitar seized unlawfully by British Transport Police. Court case is due on 16 Feb 2007 where Niall plans to plead not guilty and prove that the BTP misused their authority by not only wrongfully seizing his guitar but also issuing a statement full of lies and fabrication.

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Anarchism in Venezuela

04-02-2007 09:11

omision de Relaciones Anarquistas - El Libertario newspaper

Our friends from abroad continuously ask us to explain our views about the current situation in Venezuela. This reply is based on two recent texts by the editing team of El Libertario, already published in their entirety in the internet (in Spanish), and from which we extract our main points.

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03-02-2007 22:46

Here is an earlier segment from the film released 2 weeks ago of a protester up a crane in Alltwen, near Trebanos in the Swwnsea Valley.

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Lancaster UAF move house

03-02-2007 22:43

For information only

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WSF 2007: What's hot and what's not

03-02-2007 16:46

A short and sweet lowdown of what was hot and what was not in Nairobi.

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No Starbucks in Stokey: Update

03-02-2007 09:51

As people may be aware the newly occupied Vortex Social Centre in Stoke Newington, London are campaigning to keep it open as a community based radical project.

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German Arrest Warrants for CIA Kidnapping

03-02-2007 02:54

Extraordinary Rendition
German Arrest Warrants for CIA Kidnapping, Torture of Khaled El-Masri Come as US Extraordinary Rendition Scrutinized Around the Globe

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Solidarity Demo with Greek Hunger Strikers this Monday

03-02-2007 00:52

Two Greek political prisoners are in the midst of a hunger strike. On Monday, one of them will be on his 67th day. They have been held in prison for over 8 months for participating in a demonstration at the European Social Forum. It is entirely possible that the Greek state will watch them die. It is time for London to stand up.

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Blatant discrimination? Children, Asylum and Hillingdon Home Office apparatchiks

02-02-2007 19:07

How the Home Office's planned 'reforms' for children who claim asylum alone is already being implemented by the London Borough of Hillingdon.

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Defend Public Health March in Liverpool

02-02-2007 18:15

Merseyside TUC at its meeting on Saturday 20th January agreed to support the NHS Together NW TUC regional demonstration on 3rd March and also to organise a pre-demonstration to be held on:

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CSSGJ Spring Seminar Programme

02-02-2007 16:51

CSSGJ's finalised programme of open seminars for the spring semester.

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Vortex Social Centre Eviction update

02-02-2007 14:53

Vortex Social Centre was supposed to in court today, (Friday 2nd feb) to clarify the legal status of the private bailiff company and their right to carried out evictions.

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Support the Boycott Israel Campaign

02-02-2007 14:02

2007 marks the 40-year anniversary of the Six Day War, in which the Israeli army took military control of the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Since that time the government of Israel has built 'settlements' in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and assisted its citizens in setting up homes and businesses using land and resources stolen from the Palestinian people.