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More proof of a police state?

15-03-2009 09:40

Police fly flags over 'conquered' houses.

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**callout** Anarchist Movement Conference 2009 // London 6/7 June

15-03-2009 07:57

Anarchist Movement Conference 2009
June 6th/7th 2009, Queen Mary & Westfield College , Mile End, London

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Direct Action; Netherlands, Spain & Mexico

14-03-2009 21:17

11th-12th March


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IMHRO condemning arrest of Sufi’s in Kish Island

14-03-2009 16:55

According to Radio Farda “The Iranian government arrested 3 men by the names of Reza Entesari, Mehran Assad poor and Abdulreza Godarzi, All belong to the Sufi Branch of Nimatullahi- Gonabadi in Kish Island”

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Nottm City Council STILL Hiding the Full Extent of Discretionary Housing Payment

14-03-2009 09:36

NCC are still trying to hide the real extent of refusals of DHPs by claiming providing the information under the Freedom of Information Act would cost too much

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Human Rights Commission defends regime – not youth

14-03-2009 05:55

This article discusses the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s role in covering up human rights abuses and in denying Australians access to an effective remedy to severe school bullying and education discrimination under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) signed by Australia in 1976, The Rights of the Child and The Rights of the Disabled which form part of Australia’s human rights legislation.

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Huntsman jailed for attack on monitor

14-03-2009 01:41

A Huntsman from Devon's been jailed for a moronic, unprovoked attack on a hunt monitor.

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Iraqi Kurds demonstrate against Kurdish Government!

13-03-2009 18:28

The Kurdish Regional Government has an agreement with the UK (and other European) Government to receive the 100's of Kurdish asylum seekers that the UK forcibly deports.
On Sunday 15th March the families of some of those people forcibly deported will demonstrate in Kurdistan to end this agreement.

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US citizen critically injured after being shot in the head by Israeli forces

13-03-2009 17:27

An American citizen has been critically injured in the village of Ni’lin after Israeli forces shot him in the head with a tear-gas canister.

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‘Left’ Obamites Prefer Kool-Aid to Struggle

13-03-2009 16:45

"One great tragedy of the current episode," writes Ford, "is that the [economic] crisis occurred at a moment when the remnants of the Left and Black movements in the U.S. have been neutralized by imperialism's Black champion."

Those elements that refuse to make demands of Power ought to stop calling themselves part of the Left. Unless the Left is in power, it is a contradiction in terms.

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IWW Blood Service Valentine's Day of Action

13-03-2009 16:15

On Saturday 14th February 2009 West Midlands IWW held a cavalcade to raise awareness of cuts taking place at the Birmingham blood centre this March

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National Squat Meet is ON

13-03-2009 14:54

Millions homed inside your mansions - thats our vision of expansion!

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Bath Bomb #20 Out Now

13-03-2009 14:26

The latest edition of Bath's monthly radical newsletter hits the high street a glancing blow

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Important G20 update from the Camp for Climate Action

13-03-2009 13:29

What follows is an important update about timing and texting for everyone
attending the Climate Camp in London's Square Mile, April 1 during the G20 Please forward this to your mates and any
lists you are on.

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Stop The War g20 Demo April 1st - lame picket of US Embassy

13-03-2009 13:27

"The leaders of the world’s big powers will meet at the G20 summit in London on 2 April.
It is Barack Obama’s first visit to Britain. It is our chance to demand a change from Bush’s war policies."

Hence a lame picket of the US Embassy in Grosvenor Sq on April 1st. Talk about not really taking the opportunity for something better.

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Report into police tactics at Kingsnorth climate change protest released

13-03-2009 13:25

A new report about the policing of the recent Camp for Climate Action at Kingsnorth was launched yesterday by, Liberal Democrat Shadow Justice Secretary, David Howarth with the climate camp legal team.

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Police 'turn themselves in' over abuse of power claims

13-03-2009 13:08

After yesterdays presentation in parliament of a report into the abuse of police powers during the climate camp protests at Kingsnorth in 2008, the Kent Police have taken the unusual step of reporting and turning themselves in to be investigated by the IPCC. They will investigate claims that the police engaged in a systemic campaign of phycological terror against the campers which included sleep deprivation through helicopter overflying late into the night, mock night and dawn raids by tooled up riot police, and the infamous 'Flight of the Valkyries' incident.

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NCADC News Service Friday 13th March 2009

13-03-2009 09:08

New Statesman: Should there be an amnesty for illegal immigrants?

Online Poll @ 09:00 Friday 13th March 2009

* 33 % are saying yes

* 67 % are saying no

Cast your vote

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Dialect - For The People (FTP). Bristol Pirate Radio Retrospective

13-03-2009 02:37

Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Saturdays 7 or 8PM. Sundays 7 or 8AM

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PHILIPPINES: Thousands of Women Marched to Demand Full Employment

13-03-2009 00:28

Amidst a deepening economic crisis engendered by the global financial meltdown, thousands of women workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) poured out into the streets of key Manila, Cebu, Davao, General Santos and Cotabato, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day to demand full employment and equality between women and men.