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Very important: ECHR Rule 39 of the Rules of Court/ Interim Relief

05-05-2010 07:40

If you are facing removal/deportation/extradition and removal directions have been set, and all legal avenues in the UK have been exhausted, and you have strong grounds as to why the removal/deportation/extradition should not take place, you can make an emergency application to the ECtHR under Rule 39 'Inerim Relief' to have the removal stayed

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Come to Support Occupation at Middlesex University!

04-05-2010 23:57

Students in occupation
Party/Rally at 4.30pm today (Wednesday 5th May) in support of the occupation at Middlesex University.

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The article 28 of the constitution .. and the Greek bailout (IMPORTANT ISSUE!!)

04-05-2010 21:59

THIS IS IMPORTANT NEWS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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today 4th May .. Athens ( small clip)

04-05-2010 18:00

today 4th May .. Athens

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St. Werburgh Residents rally around the Bristol Eco Village in hour of need.

04-05-2010 17:16

The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.

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Third attempt to remove Nadia Arzane and Bashir Foris

04-05-2010 15:19

Nadia and Bashir have new removal directions set for Thursday 6th May 2010, @ 13:10, on Baltic Airways Flight BT652 leaving from Gatwick Airport. This will be the third attempt to remove Nadia and Bashir in as many weeks. 

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Euromayday Hamburg and its media production

04-05-2010 12:29

The grin of precarity lurks everywhere

The most obvious purpose of media activism is to provide counter-information. But revealing facts doesn't exhaust the potentials of "doing media". It's also about storytelling, feelings, social relations. Radical media produces knowledge, political subjectivities, communication. In many cities, the EuroMayDay parades of the precarious engage in this kind of media making. This article attempts to tell the story of EuroMayDay in Hamburg through a collection of links to its media production.

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees, April 2010

04-05-2010 12:11

Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and none improved in April 2010, according to the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch 81, 04/05/10.

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Students storm Dean's office, occupation protest against closure

04-05-2010 10:59

Occupation protest against closure
Students storm Dean's office, occupation protest against closure, police called.

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St. Werburgh Residents Rally Around the Bristol Eco Village in Hour of Need.

04-05-2010 10:58

The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.

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Iranian dissisdent Bita Ghaedi due to be deported Wednesday - *emergency action*

04-05-2010 10:16

From Maria in Parliament Square:


Bita Ghaedi: airport action tomorrow."

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Around the Campaigns - Tuesday 4th May 2010

04-05-2010 08:26

'in its present form, Italy's policy of intercepting migrants at sea and obliging them to return to Libya or other non-European countries, violates the principle of non-refoulement.'

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Demockracy Village - Day 3

04-05-2010 07:38

lunch is served
after the torrential rain at the start of this protest, today has seen a chance to dry out and consolidate. with more structures in place and plans for the week beginning to form, the camp has issued a call-out for an election day festival all afternoon and evening in parliament square, with music, food, guerilla gardening and open mic, and an intention to remain a presence in the square as the new government takes over power.

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Teachers Unionist occupy the GREEK national TV station during the speach of ....

04-05-2010 05:09

breaking throuh
Teachers union occupy the National Brooadcast TV - NET , during speach of the education minister Mrs Diamandopoulou >>>> VIDEO >>> last night

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Labor Day statements from the Philippines

04-05-2010 00:10

LABOR URGED TO USE LABOR VOTE TO ADVANCE LABOR AGENDA. May 1 protest demands a stop to layoffs and contractualization.

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Election billboards subvertised

03-05-2010 23:11

Messages like “Don’t vote – take control” and “Tories = New Labour” have appeared on Conservative billboards across Manchester.

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Mayday edition of the Nottingham Sparrow

03-05-2010 20:25

There was a new edition of the local Anarchist Federation's rebel bulletin, The Nottingham Sparrow, available at Mayday. For the latest on fighting the cuts and class struggle (not to mention the gossip on Jon Collins) it's well worth a read.

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Critical Mass at Party at the Pumps 2

03-05-2010 12:22

Critical Mass 15th May
When: Saturday, 15th May
Critical Mass meeting point: 1PM at Marble Arch
Bring: a bike, noisemakers, your friends & family and your dancing shoes
Marble Arch meeting point map:
(Meeting point for those without bikes – Oxford Circus, 1PM.)

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South Africa:

03-05-2010 11:50

The sight of people, mostly women or children, walking kilometres over dusty roads to haul wood back to their homes for cooking, heat and light is not uncommon in South Africa’s rural areas. Likewise, every winter, fires rampage through the thousands of shanty towns that dot the urban landscape because people are forced to use dangerous sources of energy like coal and paraffin.

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Lib Dems accused of Homophobia for smearing and endangering LGBT community

03-05-2010 10:40

Northampton’s Lib Dem run Borough council has been accused of stirring up homophobia by dispersing the gay community and describing them as ‘cottagers and cruisers’ in official documents.