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Dialect - Tsunami relief work in southern India

16-06-2008 02:03

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Incendiary attacks in Paris (France)

15-06-2008 21:28

In the framework of the international week of solidarity with Isa and the others, many vehicles were burned simultaneously on the night of Friday the 13th to Saturday the 14th in Paris

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Update on Riots in Osaka, Japan with Photos

15-06-2008 15:26

Here is an update on the situation happening in Osaka, Sunday 15th June.

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Demo against E.ON, 16th July, London

15-06-2008 14:54

Join the Greenwash Guerrillas to show that E.ON’S greenwash won’t wash!
Wednesday, 16th July, 8.15 AM, London

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Haltemprice Convergence ?

15-06-2008 09:41

Call for Civil Liberties / Camp for Climate Action Coalition, in Haltemprice

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Rwanda: Truth Emerges: ICTR Defense Lawyers Straight Up

15-06-2008 04:26

ICTR Defense Lawyers Straight Up on major developments re: US/UK Sponsored Regime Change and ICTR Trial Process. Check it out and spread the news!

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Rioting in Osaka Japan

15-06-2008 04:19

Riots erupted this weekend in Osaka as a result of a day labourer being arrested, after an argument over food he paid for and did not receive. When he was taken into custody he was tied to a chair and subjected to brutal beatings by 4 police.

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London Naked Cycle Ride...14 june 08

14-06-2008 18:59

Naked Cyclists stage protest in London

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Solidarity with Campsfield detainees

14-06-2008 17:15

Comrades and friends of Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! solidarity with Campsfield detainees

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Bristol Anarchist Bookfair goes live

14-06-2008 17:11

The recently formed Bristol Anarchist Bookfair Collective is delighted to announce the date and location for 2008:
St Werburghs Centre, Horley Rd, Bristol BS2 9TJ
Saturday 13 September, from 10am to 5pm
All welcome – free entry
Get involved – stalls, meetings, ideas

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Black Mesa : Urgent Action! - Elders home & sacred Homelands face destruction.

14-06-2008 08:26

Big Mountain, Black Mesa Elder Faces Threat of her Ceremonial Lodge/Home being dismantled while Peabody Coal Company is pushing their massive coal-mining expansion plans on the sacred ancestral homelands of the Dine' (Navajo) & Hopi peoples of Black Mesa, Arizona..

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LGBT Youth Give Homophobia Its Marching Orders!

14-06-2008 08:12

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Trans Youth Community, have challenged all uniformed youth services to take part in this years London Pride! Research shows that LGBT young people are more likely to go to a pub or club despite being underage than go to a youth group or activity due to homophobia.

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Is this why the west is attacking Mugabe: New Zimbabwe law: white-owned business

14-06-2008 05:20

HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law requiring
foreign-and white-owned businesses in Zimbabwe to hand over 51 per cent control
of their operations to blacks.

The new law is part of Mugabe's election campaign strategy of what he calls
"economic empowerment."

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Zimbabwe: Politics and Food Aid

14-06-2008 04:26

There is no evidence that the government of Zimbabwe is using food "as a political tool to intimidate voters ahead of an election" or that it is deliberately denying "hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Zimbabweans" food aid, as Human Rights Watch and The New York Times allege.

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dodgin shiny mercs on dale st

13-06-2008 22:42

13 bikes, 1 man on wheels & a million angry drivers....

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Nine arson attacks and one communique in Greece

13-06-2008 17:45

Media picture
The targets in Athens: A vehicle and the sign of HYUNDAI car agency at Neo Psychiok, Interspor (athletics branch) at Halandri, Goody's (fast-food, greek multinational corporation) at Keratsini, vast damages at Pireaus bank in Kifissia, while one and a half hour later another Hyundai vehicle was totally wrecked in front of another dealership at Patissia. In Thessaloniki, between 4:40 and 5:10 in the morning, arsonists hit: a Vodafone shop at Toumba, a Goody's at Agias Sofias (city center), another Goody's at Eptalofos, and Piraeus bank on Antigonidon street (city center).

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Incendiary device outside neonazi organizer's house and claim

13-06-2008 17:40

Thessaloniki, 13/6/2008: This is a translation of a claim sent to and also published at

(Translator's note: Chryssi Avgi aka "Golden Dawn" is a neonazi organization funded by and linked to the state's secret agencies)

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Notts Stop the BNP: Public Meeting

13-06-2008 15:43

BNP not welcome here!
Nottinghamshire Stop the BNP are holding a public meeting on Tuesday June 17, at the International Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Road (map) at 7.30pm.

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Scientist to Fast Until Death – Opposing HEP Dams on the Ganges, India

13-06-2008 15:10

Distinguished Indian environmental scientist Dr G. D. Agrawal today began his commitment to fast until death unless the country's government heeds protests and warnings against the construction of several hydroelectric power dams on the River Ganges.