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Anti-racism march in Manchester on 3 November 2007

04-10-2007 18:11

There will be an anti-racism march in Manchester on 3 November 2007, in defence of all asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants and all victims of racism.

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Post union calls strike over paltry wage offer at Royal Mail

04-10-2007 14:35

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has announced further strike action by 130,000 postal workers to pressure Royal Mail to increase its paltry wage offer. But behind the scenes the union is working to sell the company’s Business Plan and the “total flexibility” it demands to its members.

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Call Uut: Cardiff Burma/Total Protest Saturday 6th October

04-10-2007 13:33


French oil company Total is one of the biggest foreign investors in Burma. It has been propping up the violent and oppressive regime there for years. It has even used army-imposed forced labour to construct a gas pipeline accross the country.

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Hackers: Unite For Burmese Freedom!

04-10-2007 13:20

One very effective way of removing power from a despotic regime is by taking over the tools of control. You can bring down the 'master' using the master's tools - you just have to be clever about it - and persistent.

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Solidarity with housing rights activsits in FRANCE

04-10-2007 12:51

Impressive police operation target an action planned on the 3r of October ,
International Day for the Right to Housing and against property speculation
in Paris.

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The man from Del Monte, he says 'die'

04-10-2007 11:11

People are still dying in the 'Banana Republics' for the fruit served in Tescos, Sainsbury's and so on...

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The Grateful Slave by Paines Torch

04-10-2007 09:03

This posted article should be mandatory reading in all schools in the common wealth.
Beginning in pre-school.

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Young woman provides new leadership to African liberation struggle

04-10-2007 00:55

Ivory Muhammad, President of InPDUM
Ivory Muhammad, President of Uhuru black rights organization will speak at African People’s Solidarity Day events in Oakland; says police brutality, discriminatory prison rates, the Jena 6 show that African people in the U.S. are still not free

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Swansea University students launching campaign against Royal Bank of Scotland

03-10-2007 21:50

Campaign Launch meeting at 2pm, 10th October at Swansea University.

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Thousands march in Oaxaca to mark anniversary of 1968 student massacre

03-10-2007 21:29

On Tuesday 2nd October between 2-3,000 students and members of the local popular resistance APPO ( the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca)marched from the edge of Oaxaca city centre to the Zocalo (central square).

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Leeds Animal Day, Sunday 7th October!

03-10-2007 19:52

This event is taking place this Sunday at The Common Place.

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Party for Palestine - 12th October - Bristol

03-10-2007 16:48

A night of live music, dj's and plenty of dancing to raise funds for Palestinian women's groups and international activist legal fees.

The Plough, Kilburn Street, Easton
8pm til real late - £4/£3 donation on the door

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Crest Nicholson upsets Gloucestershire Residents

03-10-2007 14:25

The Crest Nicholson Bushcombe Lane Eyesore
Crest Nicholson have upset residents in a Cotswold village by ignoring requests by the local community for a review of serious issues associated with a development in Woodmancote near Cheltenham. Local resident have repeatedly requested meetings with Crest Nicholson to discuss what is seen by many as a local eyesore. A Downing Street E Petition has been started by residents in order to force a central government review of the planning decisions that led to the development.

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Protest Total Oil this Friday in London

03-10-2007 10:54

CALL TO ACTION: 'Die-in' and demo at London TOTAL Oil HQ over Burma links
8:30 - 10:30 am
33 Cavendish Square, London, WC1

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demo at manchester trial

02-10-2007 22:15

RFFJ demonstate at manchester crown court....2 arrests

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Housing4All demonstration in Brum, Monday 8th Oct

02-10-2007 19:59

Demonstrate for accessible housing and against homelessness and disability discrimination at Birmingham City Council House, Monday 8th Oct, 1pm

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Norfolk hospital workers could strike

02-10-2007 19:50

Dozens of cleaners, porters, and catering staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital are voting this week on whether to take strike action as a dispute over pay threatened to boil over.

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FASLANE 365 "Brief Tale"

02-10-2007 15:32

north gate early morning
Few picture and a little tale.......

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Schnews on Burma: a response

02-10-2007 14:35

The only thing to say about the title is we’re glad it won’t be easy to find if you’re googling for information on Burma. The actual details of the uprising are clearly unimportant to the authors or it might get more than half a scanty paragraph before USuk is invoked and the true purpose of the article is revealed.

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The Cuban Five: Imprisoned for opposing Terrorism

02-10-2007 13:38

The National Lawyers Guild and several legal and human rights organizations have called on the U.N. Human Rights Committee and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture to launch a formal investigation of the United States government’s continuing violation of human rights of five political prisoners known as the Cuban Five.