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Banamex bank branch bombed & two HSBC ATMs burned

29-09-2009 22:38

09.26.09: Subversive Alliance For The Liberation Of The Earth, Animal and Humans bombs Banamex bank branch in Mexico City
09.17.09: Eco-anarchists burn two HSBC bank ATM machines in Mexico


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ELF Torches Cars at Dealership in Guadalajara, Mexico

29-09-2009 19:32

Earth Liberation Front Torches Seven New Cars at Dealership in Guadalajara, Mexico


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Picket Tomorrow In Protest At Violent Attacks On Abahlali BaseMjondolo

29-09-2009 14:34

Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers' movement in South Africa who sent representatives to the UK a couple of weeks ago, is under violent attack, and fighting desperately to save their homes and their organisation from ANC supported "development" (ie demolition)- physical and political annihilation.

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Calais hunger strike - Press release

29-09-2009 14:15

As of 9am French time today 11 migrants in Calais started a highly visible hunger strike in the port area. The migrants, from regions including Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Palestine, and Egypt, say they will continue the strike until Western countries co-operate to offer them asylum. They are also demanding that no migrant in Calais is readmitted to Greece, Italy or Malta.

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Leeds Turned Upside Down

29-09-2009 13:54

Leeds Turned Upside Down
Sat 10th October

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David Miliband to block Goldstone Report!

29-09-2009 10:48

Urgent Action Needed. War Criminals getting away with murder in Palestine.

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Key facts to keep in mind while opposing war against Iran

29-09-2009 09:16

Nicholas Sarkozy, Gordon Brown and Barack Obama at the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh
Representatives of Iran and six of the world's most powerful countries are scheduled to meet this week in Geneva, one of a series of events that increasingly looks like a rerun of the build-up to the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Now is the time to reaffirm a simple principle that ought to be the bedrock of our anti-war movement: every country that has been oppressed by U.S imperialism has the right to determine its own destiny.

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Black is Back! Nov. 7 Anti-war March in Washington, D.C

29-09-2009 02:45

Washington, D.C. – A newly-formed Black coalition has announced a rally and march on the White House to take place November 7, 2009 beginning in Washington, D.C.’s historic Malcolm X Park. The Rally and March are to protest the expanding U.S. wars and other policy initiatives that unfairly target African and other oppressed people around the world. Known as the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations, the coalition formed on September 12, 2009 during a meeting in Washington, D.C. of more than fifteen activists from various Black organizations, institutions and communities.

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Workers' Fightback: direct action vs council cuts, Vestas, Cali uni occupation

28-09-2009 23:58

We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!

We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!

We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!

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Stop Farnborough Airport Expansion

28-09-2009 15:06

no to airport expansion – plane stupid – flikr
Expansion of Farnborough Airport will lead to increased CO2 emissions at a time when we need deep cuts.

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Around the Campaigns Monday 28th September 2009

28-09-2009 12:37

Constant Moussavou has left the UK
"Thank you all for your letters/support unfortunately the Home Office did not want to listen and Constant was removed to Congo Brazzaville on Wednesday 9th September. We have not heard from him since. Please let me know if anyone does here from or of him."

Yours sincerely,

Priya Thamotheram, Chair, Leicester Civil Rights Movement.
Sanctuary for Constant Moussavou

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South Africa: Abahlali under attack!!!

28-09-2009 10:33

Kennedy Road Development Committee Attacked. People Have Been Killed

Last night at about 11:30 a group of about 40 men heavily armed with guns, bush knives and even a sword attacked the KRDC near the Abahlali baseMjondolo office in the Kennedy Road settlement.

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G20 Pittsburgh: Bash Back! Black Bloc

27-09-2009 23:00

Shortly after 10 p.m., a Bash Back!-themed black bloc a hundred or more strong appeared on Forbes Street between Atwood Street and Oakland Avenue. The march was pushing half a dozen or more dumpsters, which were upended in the intersections while seemingly all the corporate businesses on the block lost their windows. Another dumpster was rolled further down the street and set alight before being upended as the bloc fled north.

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Labour's Tony McNulty on the platform of Unite Against Fascism

27-09-2009 20:49

Labour racist Tony McNulty invited onto the platform of the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) counter-demonstration in Harrow in september 2009.

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Sheffield Climate Camp Meeting

27-09-2009 20:37

Announcement for the Sheffield Intro meeting to Climate Camp

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Nights of terror in Honduras (by Latuff)

27-09-2009 10:00

Terror en las noches de Honduras
Artwork based upon Angel Palacios' article "Terror en las noches de Honduras":

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Excellent report of Pittsburgh Anti-G20 black bloc protests

26-09-2009 22:16

This is on-the-spot reporting just in from the first day of the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, which has seen a great deal of spirited resistance and confrontation—perhaps as much as has occurred at any anarchist mobilization in North America in half a decade. This gushy, hastily composed account presents the context, attempts to convey the spirit of the day, and raises a few preliminary questions.

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Direct Action; USA, UK & Italy

26-09-2009 17:22

24th-26th September