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Disrupt Shell's Annual General Meeting!

18-04-2007 11:51

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be held at Circustheater, Circusstraat, The Hague, The Netherlands at 11.00 am (Dutch time) on Tuesday May 15, 2007, with an audio-visual link to a satellite meeting place at Novotel London-West Hotel and Convention Centre, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom at 10.00 am (UK time).

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Climate Camp 2007 Benefit - London, Saturday 28th April 07.

18-04-2007 10:30

8pm - 2am - Limehouse Town Hall, 646 Commercial Road, LONDON, E14 7HA.

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screening on gentrification on Thursday 19 April

18-04-2007 01:22

As a part of encouraging solidarity and links between different campaigns
for common struggle against capitalism in Britain and Latin America, we are
having a screening on gentrification in Britain followed by a discussion.

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International Mobilization for David Vengas and all political prisoners in Oaxac

18-04-2007 00:58

Thursday 27th international mobilisation in front of Mexican Embassies and Consulates. Freedom to all political prisoners in Oaxaca! Freedom for David Venegas Reyes!

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Detention of David Vengas, APPO member, adherent of La Otra, member of VOCAL

18-04-2007 00:55

David Venegas Reyesafter being beaten by police authorities
David Venegas Reyes, member of APPO, adherent of La Otra, and member of VOCAL was detained last friday in Oaxaca. David was beaten and tortured following his detention, police authorities have charged of drug dealing after placing in his bag 22 grams of cocaine and heroin.

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Vote Nobody on May 3rd!

17-04-2007 23:23

Vote Nobody (poster preview)
Local elections are coming up on May 3rd, and it's the same old joke as usual - a "choice" that isn't one! Instead of not voting, how about voting for Nobody?

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FRFI takes part in march against NF on Tyneside

17-04-2007 21:52

Police form a screen across the front of Weatherspoons and push protestors back
On Sunday 15th April FRFI activists took part in the counter-protest against the National Front's fourth consecutive annual march through Newcastle, which they claim is to celebrate St George's Day on 23rd April, but which others have suggested is to celebrate Adolf Hitler's birthday on 20th April.

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Lydd Airport-Kent cuts jobs The beginning of the end?

17-04-2007 15:56

News today of cutbacks at Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh, Kent currently wanting to expand...

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Regeneration and the privatisation of public land and council housing in Britain

17-04-2007 11:48

As a part of encouraging solidarity and links between different campaigns for common struggle against capitalism in Britain and Latin America, we are having a screening on gentrification in Britain followed by a discussion.

This Thursday 19 of April at 8pm

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nuclear weapons and "the theatre of war"

17-04-2007 07:36

no one is exempt according to simon

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Australian Leader – “underdog”

17-04-2007 02:22

The Prime Minister of Australia claimed today that he would contest the forthcoming Federal election as the underdog – another tired (and familiar) Howard tactic! The failing politician failed to mention that it was he who created the situation with his inane, ill-considered comments ranging from his hysterical criticisms of U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama, as the terrorist friendly candidate, to his astounding comments on HIV and immigration bans.

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The struggle in Beit Ummar escalates

16-04-2007 19:28

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On Saturday, a group of Israeli anarchists, uk activists and internationals tore down two sections of an Israeli settler fence blocking access to Palestinian farmland. Involved in the action was a group of UK Action Medics.

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On how to block just about everything

16-04-2007 11:13

The upcoming actions against the G8 summit in Heiligendamm will present considerable challenges for the creativity and stamina of activists. After all, the idea is to effectively block all the entry points. The problem is that an enormous army of security and public order forces will be present and try to prevent the same. But history has shown that everything can be blocked. Below you will find some useful stories about the practice of blockades. This text will be updated as new ideas pour in.

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Fight for Justice...

16-04-2007 10:30

Fight for Justice!
While in the name of the fight against terrorism, hundreds of thousands of people have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, and others - arbitrarily detained - are tortured in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, the United States government protects the most notorious terrorist...

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Half a revolution in Ecuador?

16-04-2007 09:42

Two steps forward, one step back - is that improvement in a nutshell? The people of Ecuador, a diverse crowd of indigenous nationalities, communities, tribes, mestizos, colonos, and old fashioned gentlemen and lady's with Panamas, yesterday voted overwhelmingly in favour of a constituent assembly - popularly called the asamblea constituyente:

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SMASH EDO MBM support court picket

15-04-2007 16:41

on monday 23rd 9.30am onwards outside brighton magistrates court

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Islamo fascism is still fascism !

15-04-2007 16:38

This is for the ones who survived the Islamic Revolution in Iran 1979 ....

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BNP in Folkestone- the details

15-04-2007 12:45

Names and some addresses of the scum BNP candidates standing in Shepway District Council (Folkestone & Hythe etc) local elections.

Just so all the anti-fascists everywhere know....

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Fascists leafletting in Todmorden

14-04-2007 10:42

Fascist skinheads are currently leafleting Todmorden.
On a door to door basis.
Help need to stop them.