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London G8 meeting notes

21-05-2007 11:37

On Thurs 17th May we had a G8 preparation meeting in London. Here be the notes therefrom.

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Sheffield Food Not Bombs/Wobblies @ Starbucks, City Centre

21-05-2007 09:44

Sheffield Food Not Bombs in solidarity with IWW

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Australia: Police-state measures for APEC summit in Sydney

21-05-2007 06:55

Wider assault on basic democratic rights
The APEC operation is part of a wider assault on basic democratic rights under the guise of combatting terrorism. Since 2002, the federal and state governments have combined to impose a raft of measures that would have been previously unimaginable, such as detention without trial, the outlawing of selected political groups, semi-secret trials and far-reaching sedition laws.

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Final G8 Meeting in London

20-05-2007 12:36

Need last minute information about anti-G8 activities in Germany or London? Well, this will be your last chance to come to one of the London G8 meetings!

Thurs 24th May - 7pm RampART - East London

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No Borders Nottingham 'National Day of Action on Asylum Rights'

19-05-2007 22:46

In response to a call out by the 'No Borders' group, folks gathered in the Market Square on Saturday afternoon.

A stall was arranged, leaflets handed out, questions answered ........

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Report: May 17 demo at US Embassy for Mumia Abu-Jamal

19-05-2007 21:48


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massive police operation to stop art exhibition

19-05-2007 21:06

Has London gone anti-arts and culture?
The Metropolitan Police launch major operation against an art exhibition.

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This Sunday 20th May - All day of Films and Remembrance in Camberwell

19-05-2007 20:42

This Sunday 20th May from 2pm till late
All day of Films and Remembrance ... come along !

TALK and short dicussion at about 8:30 pm

Them (the police) throw me in ah van and tek me dow ah station, them insult me intelligence when them question me, ah treat me like ah animal ah call me monkey, them want me sign statement which wasn't written by me, but me nuh rob people fi get my money, so hey officer address me properly, cau me nuh born big me nuh drop out ah tree, I am more intelligent than you'll ever be, cos ah street life educate me, ah hard life educate me.

( Lezlee Lyrix, Put Back You Truncheon, 1985 )

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National Day of Action for Asylum Seekers in Nottingham

19-05-2007 17:40

No Borders Nottingham held up its end of a National Day of Action for Refugees with a stall in the Market Square accompanied by the No Borders banner, today sharing the Square with the Farmers’ Market and a City Council awareness day for Fostering of children.

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Presidential Candidate: Immigrants Beaten Coast to Coast

19-05-2007 14:34

On a day when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton spent the evening in rallies with thousands of immigrants, to make amends for the terrible beatings that hundreds of immigrants and reporters received at the Los Angeles May Day rallies, President Bush, along with key Democrats and Republicans, took their tern beating up 12 million immigrants coast to coast.

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Working Without Coercion

19-05-2007 14:31

Basic income is not a plant-closing bonus. Labor productivity would continue growing if the tax burden on the factor labor is reduced.. The belief that full employment could return through economic growth is wishful thinking. Ecologically it could prove a horror.

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Where is the Panchem Lama

19-05-2007 09:34

Where is the Panchen Lama
The Panchen Lama is the worlds youngest political prisoner. He was kidnapped at the age of 6 by the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1995 and has never been seen or heard since. He is now 18 years old.

On 17th May 2007 a candel lit vigil was held for the release of The Panchen Lama in Mc Leod Ganj, Dharamsala, the home of the Dali Lama and Tibetan community in exile.

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Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal's lawyer

19-05-2007 08:41

This is a "DEMOCRACY NOW" interview with Mumia's attorney Robert Bryan following the Federal Appeals Court hearing on Thursday.

"Attorney Robert Bryan says a racist judge and racist jury practices contributed to the sentencing of Abu-Jamal to death row. Bryan joins us in New York one day after he argued before the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia."

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Australian legend David Hicks due to leave gitmo

19-05-2007 04:11

ABC you should be totally ashamed of yourselves
Shame John Howard Shame on You! When is your ABC going to stop lying for you? ABC you should be totally ashamed of yourselves for lying to the people of Australia. Take the mask off and take a good long hard look into the mirror. See whom you are trying to protect and portray as mr nice guy? Send War Criminal John Howard of to the Hague ICC for crimes against all of humanity! Do your conscience a favour!

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Channel Four's 'Unreported World' displays right-wing bias

19-05-2007 01:43

Channel Four has been showing a documentary series for a couple of years about Third World problems. It is broadcast for half an hour on Fridays from 6:30 to 7:00pm. The 'Unreported World' programme may be of interest to some global activists. What is less obvious is the inherent right-wing bias in the reporting of this programme.

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Some info about German police repression

18-05-2007 17:20

Here are some documents translated into English about German police tactics and strategies - useful for anyone going to the G8 Summit protests.

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The Unanimous Opinion.

18-05-2007 15:28

The Unanimous Opinion.
At the 6th Hemispheric Meeting in Havana, when the discussion turned to the subject of production of biofuels from foodstuffs, which are constantly getting more expensive, the huge majority voiced their opposition with indignation...

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Crime of the Century - Article 3

18-05-2007 15:12

Letter in which Sarkozy is named
Nicholas Sarkozy has responsed to our second article (which you can read here: ) but still continues to pervert the course of justice. Our response is to release this new article with evidence in which he is named.

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Former Child Soldier to Speak at African Liberation Day in U.S.

18-05-2007 15:02

Africanist Movement leader, Chernoh Alpha M. Bah
On May 26th at Anacostia Park, located in the heart of southeast Washington D.C., the African community will be introduced to a young leader very few of us are familiar with. His name is Chernoh Alpha M. Bah. He is a former child soldier who fought in the civil war in Sierra Leone during the 1990’s. He is an award winning, world renowned journalist. And at the young age of 28, he is the leader of the Africanist movement, a political organization in West Africa of more than 70,000 young activists dedicated to the liberation of African people.

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NAZDROVE Benefit Night at Cricketers 20th May 7pm

18-05-2007 14:36

Nazdrove Benefit Night in aid of PEACE IN THE PARK