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International education strike network-meeting Berlin of Januar 2010

27-12-2009 16:26

Becouse of the international Studentsprotest there is the first official international education strike network-meeting at th Humbold University Berlin from the unitil the of January 2010. In europe now there are more than 280 universities occupied and the students have claims to those respnsible wich are a must for a sensible education. Worldwide more then 580 universities are participating with the protestactivities

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Egyptian Security Forces Detain Gaza Freedom Marchers and Stop Memorial in Cairo

27-12-2009 14:23

Egyptian Security Forces Detain Gaza Freedom Marchers in

el-Arish and shut down Gaza Memorial in Cairo

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Violent clashes and riots against the dictatorship

27-12-2009 10:54

4 iranian people killed by the fascists bassidj'is militia

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Using Space Four

26-12-2009 01:46

New issue of using space out now!

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Filipino journalists remember 'Maguindanao massacre'

25-12-2009 00:14

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party)
Wednesday, December 23, 2009

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Dozens of journalists held a prayer rally Wednesday in Zamboanga City to remember and seek justice for the brutal slayings of 57 people, among them at least 30 journalists massacred last month in Maguindanao province in the southern Philippines.

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Aminatou is home - don't look away now

24-12-2009 18:54

Aminatou at Lanzarote airport where she staged her 32 day hunger strike
The return of Saharawi hunger striker Aminatou Haidar to Western Sahara is, in her own words, a victory for ‘international law, for human rights, for international justice’. However, the battle is far from over. Now that Morocco's human rights standards have been thrust into the spotlight, the UN and the EU must fulfill their obligations to end human rights abuses in occupied Western Sahara and bring justice to the Saharawi people.

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Camden Fascist Pub Birthday Party Boycott, Gloucester Arms Kentish Town 29 Dec

24-12-2009 17:34

The fascist Jobbik party known as Euro Nazis [see Nothing British, Freedom magazine, Camden UAF etc] have been having meetings in a Camden Pub, the Gloucester Arms on Lieghton Road in Kentish Town. the Camden New Journal has covered a protest agains the pub who told protesters and the CNJ that they "could go whistle" and that he will do what he likes...His birthday party is on 29 Dec 09....

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January 19 Committee - a call for solidarity with Russian antifascists

24-12-2009 12:33

Manifesto of the January 19 Committee

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Communication, education and human rights activist imprisoned in Israel!

23-12-2009 20:30

Jamal Juma, Human Right's defender and coordinator of "Stop the Wall" campaign in Palestine, campaigner for the democratisation of communication and organiser of the future world education forum, was arrested onthe 16th of December without explanation and held in Israel. Appeals go out for support and pressure for his liberation and the right to trial in his home Palestine.

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Obama Is Preparing for War in South America

23-12-2009 15:10

"The 1999 Constitution is one of the most advanced in the world in the area of human rights. It guarantees the rights to housing, education, healthcare, food, indigenous lands, languages, women's rights, worker's rights, living wages and a whole host of other rights that few other countries recognize on a national level. My favorite right in the Venezuelan Constitution is the right to a dignified life. That pretty much sums up all the others."

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Second attempt to remove Ntarh Pascal Ntarh

23-12-2009 14:15

Ntarh Pascal Ntarh a national of Cameroon and resident of Glasgow, is currently in Colnbrook IRC and due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Monday 28th December @ 06:05 on EasyJet flight U2431, from London/Luton to Paris for onward transit to Cameroon.

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Shelter bling my home, possibly the most misguided homeless fund-raisin campaign

23-12-2009 10:21

Shelter this Christmas have launched a 'bling my home' campaign. Running a homeless campaign around the shameless show of excessive consumerism seems extremely inappropriate. Have they totaly lost the plot, have they become part of the problem not the solution?

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NCADC News Service

23-12-2009 10:09

NCADC will be not be resting this festive season as UKBA will continue to remove people everyday.

NCADC will operate an emergency service 25th to 28th December: If your case is urgent and only if it is urgent, Email

Please check your Email daily in case we need your help to lobby airlines.

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Hereford Heckler #11 now out!

22-12-2009 14:07

The December/January issue of the Hereford Heckler (bulletin of the Hereford Solidarity League) is out now...

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NCADC News Service Tuesday 22nd December 2009

22-12-2009 09:13

1) Changes to rules for staying removals

2) BID has produced 3 new bulletins for making bail applications

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Zippos Circus Protest – Charges Dropped!

22-12-2009 00:01

Charges dropped against protesters arising from a demo at Zippos Circus on 22nd October 2009 in Cambridge.

Some facts about Zippos:

-Zippos employed a man who defended infamous abuse at Chipperfield's circus in court. After watching footage of the thrashing and kicking of a baby chimpanzee he was asked “See anything which would constitute cruelty?” he replied unequivocally “No". Asked if he would do the same he said “Yes”!

-Zippos Circus have been exposed by Animal Defenders International, for keeping their horses in trailers without exercise for hours on end.

-'The way that young girl brandished the whip was obviously scary to the horses' 'When the man raised his hand the budgies flinched. Every time!' - Audience Member, 2009 Performance.

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Bite Back #15 - Out Now

21-12-2009 21:50

Bite Back #15 was published in December 2009

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New Caledonia: only wise policy would lead to independence.

21-12-2009 16:01

This large Pacific island was discovered by James Cook in 1774, and named Caledonia, the ancient name of Scotland, Cook's homeland. Favorable island climatic conditions and fertile soil had attracted the interest of European colonizers - traders, planters and missionaries. In 1853 France announced the island its colony. Then within 30 years the French government had deported many convicted criminals to New Caledonia.

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Around the Campaigns Monday 21st December 2009

21-12-2009 12:14

'Top ten' humanitarian crises of 2009

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Mainshill December Newsletter - out now

21-12-2009 11:58

A round up of events at Mainshill Solidarity Camp over the last month(ish), and a few bits and pieces on coal expansion and resistance in the UK.