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Anarchist in Chile dead

25-05-2009 15:45

Anarchist in Chile dies from explosive device

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Berlin's Rigaer94--The Struggle Continues! (Trans)

25-05-2009 15:45

An update on the situation faced by Berlin's Rigaer94, a squat in the Rigaerstr in Berlin's Friedrichshain district

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Pix-&-Vidz of SACK PARLIAMENT! - Sat 23 May 09

25-05-2009 11:22

A. Mister Mayhem and multi-miscreant accomplices
Dateline: London, UK, Sat 23 May 09 – Economic meltdown for global capitalism, political meltdown in both Houses of Parliament, so Meltdown called a SACK PARLIAMENT! protest at short notice – and multi-Guy-Fawkes miscreants, Mister Mayhem, a Red Dragon and dozens of protesters, accompanied by Ian Bone on clown car horn, descended on the Palace of Westminster to blow the fetid, corrupt institution sky high... with GUNPOWDER!

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Global IMC Newsreal -

24-05-2009 14:47

This is a monthly newsreal produced from all the submissions that are received from around the world.

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have you ever squatted an airport? Berlin. Video

24-05-2009 12:24

Come to Berlin in June for the action days

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British doctors hunger strike over Gaza access

24-05-2009 10:24

Two British surgeons on a humanitarian mission to Gaza are undertaking hunger strikes until permitted access to the city from Egypt’s Rafah crossing, according to Islington Friends of Yibna.

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How the Federal Court of Australia selectively denies The Rights Of The Child

24-05-2009 06:38

A comparison how the Federal Court of Australia in Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia in Queensland have handled human rights issues in the cases of two young Australian boys living in separate states.

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Government of the Dead (MPs expenses fraud), Parliament - pictures

23-05-2009 19:51

A fizzing time-bomb.
As the political situation degenerates into claims of institutional fraud and widespread nepotism in the British Parliament building, Mr Guy Fawkes visits Parliament for a day out.

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Action days in Berlin

22-05-2009 23:28

Come to berlin for the action days to fight for free spaces. we're all staying. against gentrification, for freedom!

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Direct Action; Afghanistan, UK, Mexico & Switzerland

22-05-2009 21:56

19th-22nd May


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22-05-2009 14:19

The BNP have advertised in the Evesham Journal

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Inspiral Lounge Freedom to Dance - a Success!

22-05-2009 13:50

Following postings on Indymedia on the 8th May we can bring you the good news that Camden's best [probably the Uk's best...] veggie cafe has been given a license to dance and last night saw the Freedom To Dance Party! On the 14th May Inspiral Lounge had their entertainment license updated by Camden Council and people are now allowed to dance to the music in there. Inspiral Lounge is near Camden Lock, has a canal side bar and the chilled reggae music can be heard from

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South Africa calls for investigations into violations of Geneva Conventions

21-05-2009 19:36

It has been left to South Africa to call for investigations into violations of Geneva Conventions in the recent conflict, as the western world appears, atleast, to procrastinate.

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Appeal for release of Doctors arrested by Sri Lankan Gov't

21-05-2009 19:27

The whereabouts of Medical Superintendent Dr. Shanmugarajah who was attending the wounded at the makeshift hospital at Mu'l'li-vaaykkaal junior school, Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) doctors, Dr. Varatharajah and Dr Sathiyamoorthy, arrested by the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) after fleeing the Safety Zone Saturday, are still unknown, and several Rights groups feared for doctors' lives, sources in Colombo said. The same applies to 12 ICRC workers who tirelessly served the wounded civilians including hundreds of children with the very minimal medical help and medicines and under continuous bombardment.

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Youth for Human Rights International World Tour 2009

21-05-2009 17:38

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is again circling the globe, now on its sixth annual World Tour. The exciting World Tour 2009 includes Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Columbia, Jordan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Timor-Leste and Uganda.

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May 22-24 African Liberation Day conference in Washington, DC and Manchester, UK

21-05-2009 13:56

This weekend Africans from across the U.S. and Canada will converge on Washington, DC while Africans across Europe gather in Manchester, England for simultaneous conferences recognizing African Liberation Day with the theme, “One Africa, One Nation: Separated by Colonial Slavery, Reunited by Revolutionary Resistance!”

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Birmingham Pride

21-05-2009 13:41

Birmingham Pride
I've just come across the following piece on the BBC site. A slightly different take on the usual reporting of a dragged up Pride. An interesting read, I agree Pride is becoming too commercial and a calendar date like music festivals, there isn't much left about lgbt struggles. This idea that we should brush the political element of Pride aside because 'times have changed' is absurd. We still have battles to fight all over the world. Gay marriage in America, persecution in Iran and Zimbabwe. Pride needs to be reclaimed or an alternative created but would the 'gay clubbing' generation of today even attend such an event?

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Self-Harm in Immigration detention January/February/March 2009

21-05-2009 07:33

Immigration detention, is harmful to the mental well being of those detained the detention can lead to acts of Self-Harm

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Around the Campaigns Thursday 21st May 2009

21-05-2009 07:30

Constant Moussavou & Jean-Baptiste Bassime, still in the UK

Caren Ondimu and family, here to stay

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Victory for British and Polish Workers' Rights

21-05-2009 07:18

EU exploitation law defeated after UK-wide strikes