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Corporate manslaughter law to cover deaths in custody

25-07-2007 17:06

Prisoners who are injured or killed while in custody will be covered by new corporate manslaughter laws, it emerged today. The government has caved in to criticism and agreed to extend the new legislation to prisoners and youth offenders.

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Haiti: Workers Protest Privatisation Layoffs and Fuel Prices

24-07-2007 18:05

Teleco Building in Port-au-Prince
IPS has published two new articles on labour organising in Haiti.

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Filipino workers slam Arroyo for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis

24-07-2007 13:45

A dismal failure! This is the verdict of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) as they slammed the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration ahead of her State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis.

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Church to join Gay Pride party

23-07-2007 17:01

A press release explaining the decision of Brighton Quakers to join in brighton Pride celebrations in 2007.

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Kurdish Journalist, Activist Sentenced To Death In Iran

23-07-2007 11:57

July 19, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Islamic regime of Iran - northwestern Kurdistan Province have condemned two ethnic Kurds to death for acting against the 'country's national security'.

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Liverpool C.W.U. March and Rally.

22-07-2007 17:07

Around 1,000 people turned up for a march and rally in central Liverpool this afternoon. The constant rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the demonstrators and there was a good deal of support from the general public as the march passed close to the main shopping area.

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Letter to the Philippine President on widespread violations of human, democratic

22-07-2007 11:25

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) hereby raises to your office as Chief Executive of the land our concerns about the reports that at the International Labor Organization Conference Committee on Standards meeting held in Geneva, the Philippine representative rejected said committee's recommendation for the ILO to send a high-level mission to the Philippines to look into the case of involuntarily disappeared and murdered trade union activists and leaders.

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More Repression In Oaxaca

21-07-2007 16:54

The comrade is fine when arrested.
Brutal beating to activists by the fascist and criminal police. Comrade left in the brink of death.

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Links and Updates to Tara Campaign

21-07-2007 13:53

The 7 protestors facing Jail for , amongst other things :
Incitement. Assault. Holding up multi-billion roadway are accepting supports.

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Nazi attack at antinuclear protest camp in siberia

20-07-2007 23:06

In the early morning 21st July (20 o'clock 20.7. GMT) Nazi skinheads attacked an antinuclear protest camp in Angarsk, Siberia, Russia. The campers knew about the planned attack and had organized night guards, but they were much too few (1 to 3). The Nazis attacked the sleeping activists with iron rods, knives and air pressure guns. At least two campers became seriously injured: A person suffered a head-fracture, one became both legs broken. All tents were set in fire, several belongings were stolen.

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Petition for indigenous americans

20-07-2007 18:45

Urge the Province of Ontario to Stop Licensing the Plunder of First Nations Land

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Why no coverage of the Nadeem Khan death?

20-07-2007 15:32

Nadeem Khan died in police custody on Saturday 30th June, since then there's been a big march through Burnley against police brutality - how come indymedia's not picked up on any of this?

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The Economy of Bread Alone and the Economy of Enough

20-07-2007 12:06

Jesus' discipleship demands seeing through the economy of bread alone or structural egosim and not submitting.. The economy of bread alone, the economy of hoarding and riches of a few costs the soul and freedom.

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Assault on Pauline Campbell by Police

20-07-2007 11:14

Picture: Guido Reports
Pauline Campbell, the mother of Sarah Campbell ( was assaulted by police officers as she protested the death of yet another woman in prison custody.

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Ankara: 87 people imprisoned

19-07-2007 19:29

Members of the Front for Rights and Freedoms (HOC), wanted to march in front of parliament on July 16, but hundreds of activists were beaten up and 154 detained.
27 of those who were detained were released yeserday because they were under 18 years of age. Today 43 women who were detained were released after they were brought before a state prosecutor.

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Sheffield IWW in solidarity with CWU picket

19-07-2007 14:37

IWW Sheffield group acted in solidarity with a picket of counter staff on strike at Castle House Postal Office in Sheffield.

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4WardEver Gallery - the pic's the cops don't want you to see!

19-07-2007 14:18

See No Evil
Picture galleries for the struggle against tyranny and injustice