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News from the rampART

08-03-2007 23:01

Been a while since there has been an update on the situation at the rampART social centre posted on the newswire. Below is the latest newsletter - regisiter as a member yourself via and get the latest news each week.

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Friday eve: SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO Demo outside US Embassy, 6pm

08-03-2007 21:10

Hearings begin tomorrow for 14 men who were in secret CIA prisons to determine whether they are 'enemy combatants.
Demonstration tomorrow outside the US Embassy at 6-7pm - SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO. Please come and join us - the weather forecast is good!

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'Screw the future: drive this car!' subvert

08-03-2007 20:35

...spotted in London, 7.3.07. I shook the sprayer's hand, and he told me anyone could do the same...

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Kirklees Unity has a new website

08-03-2007 12:18

Anti Fascist organisation Kirklees Unity have a new website.

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Help us to rebuild Sheffield Girls College Bagh,KASHMIR

08-03-2007 11:19

Our appeal is to raise 300k to rebuild a sheffield girls college in the Bagh area.
Bagh was one the most hit area that took the lives of 300 young children and 60% of the area is still under rubble.

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Australian government declares it owes no legal duty to Guantánamo detainee Davi

07-03-2007 22:44

Howard Gov't accomplice in war crimes
Whatever the outcome of the Federal Court application, the Howard government stands indicted as an accomplice in war crimes, committed in pursuit of oil and gas resources, and US global hegemony.

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Student Venezuela Meeting at SOAS

07-03-2007 22:13

Student HOV will hold its next event this
Thursday, March 8th, at SOAS from 6pm, details bellow! It will feature
members of the HOV delegation who visited Caracas for the elections at the
end of last year, and should prove a very interesting and enjoyable even

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About 100 people demonstrated outside the Immigration Tribunal in Eagle Building

07-03-2007 19:44

Various meetings are being arranged for next week to discuss new legal developments for asylum seekers from the Congo. Plus the Scottish African and Carribean Network have organised meetings of some women activists from Zimbabwe in Glasgow on Tuesday and in Edinburgh on Wednesday. More details to follow.

Don't forget the 'No Borders Network' Gathering in Glasgow this weekend - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March at the Kinning Park complex - more details from

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Raoul Vaneigem: major work now in English translation

07-03-2007 18:38

Now on-line for free, the first English translation of a major work by the ex-Situationist, Raoul Vaneigem, called THE RESISTANCE TO CHRISTIANITY. Required reading for all atheists!

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Dump the Democrats and unite!

07-03-2007 18:32

U.S. foreign policy has not and will not change direction as long as the Democratic Party continues to be dominated by corporate interests and tacit compliance with the neoconservative agenda. The antiwar movement needs to understand this reality or it is doomed to collapse like it did under the pressure of the 2004 elections.

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Global Marijuana March. World Cannabis Day

07-03-2007 18:32

May 5th 2007
in 180 cities, 38 countries

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Email list for Building Resistance to the G8 summit

07-03-2007 15:15

An email list was created at Riseup for use as a networking tool to build resistance to the G8 summit held in the UK in 2005, based on the hallmarks of the People's Global Action (PGA) network. It has subsequently been used to network info for other past and future G8 summit mobilisations.

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France: Victory for KFC workers

07-03-2007 12:48

After a three-day strike non-unionised workers at the Saint-Denis Basilique branch of KFC won a series of concessions from management.

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India: Strike of 10,000 tailors enters seventh day

07-03-2007 12:45

March 5th, 2007 by John.
The indefinite strike of thousands of garment workers in Tirupur for a wage increase continues this week.

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France: Police end occupation at Rennes University

07-03-2007 12:43

March 5th, 2007 by jef costello

Some 50 students occupying the presidential administration offices at Rennes II University were evicted by CRS riot police. There do not appear to have been any arrests.

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IWD celebrations relocated from now evicted Vortex Social Centre

07-03-2007 12:26

International Womens Day events that were planned at the Vortex have a new home after the Vortex was evicted yesterday.

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RELOCATION TO NEW VENUE for Vortex International Womens Day 8th March

07-03-2007 12:09

As the Vortex was evicted yesterday (tuesday) we are relocating our events programme for International Womens Day on thursday 8th March to a local community centre.

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Urgent Call-in to defend Africanist Movement leaders!

07-03-2007 09:00

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Director of the Africanist Movement
On March 6th, Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Director of the Africanist Movement, a regional African Internationalist organization based in Sierra Leone and several neighboring "countries" was stopped while driving in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone. People are urged to call and email the Sierra Leone ambassador in Washington D.C. and/or your nearest Sierra Leone ambassador.

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Save ESOL! March and Rally 3rd March 2007

07-03-2007 02:38

On Saturday 3rd March 2007 Tyneside Community Action for Refugees (TCAR) joined with Newcastle College Student Union and ESOL staff and students to organise a march and rally against the Labour government's proposed cuts to funding for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). Under the proposed changes, from September 2007 asylum seekers will be totally excluded from English classes, and other will be expected to pay, effectively excluding many low paid migrant workers.

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Ungdomshuset support demo?

06-03-2007 22:09

As I'm sure you are all aware, the Ungdomshuset social centre in Copenhagen has now been evicted and demonstrations are going on all over Denmark and across Europe. Is anyone interesting in a London demo?