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Urgent! English Defence League [EDL] have gone into Whitechapel this evening

15-06-2010 18:08

The racist Islamophobic football hooligans of the English Defence League have gone into Whitechapel, East London E1 this evening, Tuesday 15th June to cause trouble. They were in Barking earlier today. They punched Muslims, threw eggs and pork meat at Muslims. They have now gone into Whitechapel. If you live in East London defend your Muslim friends and neighbours in case the EDL attack.

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Hereford Heckler 14 out now...

15-06-2010 10:19

The June/July issue of the Hereford Heckler is now out...

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Nazi EDL attack Palestine Peace Protesters on Sat 12 June 2010

15-06-2010 10:07

15 EDL members attacked a Palestine Solidarity Campaign stall and peace vigil in solidarity with Palestine.

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San Antonio Park Police Frame-Up Attempt

15-06-2010 01:42

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San Antonio Park Police and Cellular On Patrol try to frame homeless park visitor

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Behind The Scenes at Parliament Square's Democracy Village

14-06-2010 22:58

Have you passed by the Houses of Parliament recently? If so, you may have noticed that the number of “residents” in the Square has sky-rocketed. Want to know who they are? What their placards claim? How long they’ll be there? We recently dropped in on the inhabitants of the “Democracy Village” to have a chat about their causes and plight. Here’s what we found out.

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13-06-2010 22:36

SYNOPSIS: The Peoples’ Front in Defense of the Earth (FPDT in its Spanish initials) brings together a number of villages and farming communities on the outskirts of Mexico City, including San Salvador Atenco. In 2002 they commenced a process of peasant resistance to the plan for a new airport that would expel them from their land. After an intense process of social mobilization, the airport project was cancelled. After its struggle The FPDT became a national and international reference for Mexican social movements defending their land.

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The Poor People's World Cup

13-06-2010 22:12

Poor people are excluded from the World Cup.
Fisherpeople who were normally allowed to fish from the piers in Durban, a struggle for which they fought very hard—it was one of the sort of key demands for certain people in the anti-apartheid struggle, is the freedom to be able to fish wherever you like— those rights have been rolled back for the duration of the World Cup.

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Venezuela: The jail bars will not silence people protest

13-06-2010 17:15

* National and international campaign of epistolary solidarity with trade unionist Rubén González *

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Protest bomb injures Berlin cops

13-06-2010 15:55

A BOMB has injured a number of police after they repeatedly charged into an anti-austerity demonstration in Berlin.

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One month after execution of 5 Kurdish political activist, 27 more face hanging!

13-06-2010 10:48

Stop Execution
Islamic regime of Iran follows the Taliban rules - charging left wing activist with Moharebeh (taking up arms against God);
these brutality indicates state-sanctioned murders, and provide more evidence of the Islamic Regime’s brazen contempt for international human rights standards.

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Militant workers in the Philippines slam wage hike as loose change

13-06-2010 10:15

The militant Partido ng Manggagawa (Workers Party - PM) slammed the wage hike of P22 for Metro Manila workers as “loose change” and called for the abolition of the regional wage boards for “betraying the working class.” Renato Magtubo, PM chairperson, declared that “P22 is not even enough for workers to buy a kilo of commercial rice or even the cheapest NFA rice worth P25. Since the last wage hike was in June 2008, the wage hike is effectively P11 per year over two years. Na-onse na naman ang mga manggagawa."

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Peace In The Park

12-06-2010 23:10

Audio Ponderosa
Interviews and chats at Peas In The Park

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Biniam Asmelash belongs to Glasgow - Deportation this Monday

12-06-2010 12:01

Biniam Asmelash and children
Biniam Asmelash is a 30 year old Eritrean man who was detained in Glasgow one week ago. He is currently in Detention and due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Monday 14th June on British Airways Flight BA2542 from Gatwick to Rome @ 07.:10.

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Peace News Summer Camp 2010: Confirmed workshops to date

11-06-2010 18:58

Join people from across the broad spectrum of the British peace movement for five days of exploration, celebration and empowerment!

This year's themes this years themes include: feminism and peace; sharing our skills; challenging the military; engaging with other movements; radicalising our lives; and debating nonviolence (see below for more info).

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Forum on inequality and how to fight it with the author of the Spirit Level

11-06-2010 14:29

Spirit Level author Richard Wilkinson will be speaking in London next week.

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Peter Tierney on Trial – protest against fascist violence

11-06-2010 13:07

On Wednesday 16th June Peter Tierney, high-profile member and donor for the Merseyside BNP, faces trial at Liverpool Crown Court. He is accused of assaulting a trade unionist and anti-fascist protester on St George’s Day last year.

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Around the Campaigns Friday 11th June 2010

11-06-2010 07:11

New government seeks to bully judges
Those expecting a new spirit of fairness and social liberalism to engulf the UK Border Agency (UKBA) following the insertion of the LibDems into government are perhaps beginning to realise the folly of their hopes in the light of recent news.
By Frances Webber, © Institute of Race Relations 10 June 2010

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10-06-2010 18:10

Organised by the Stop Unsafe Nano-silver Campaign and Corporate watch

Monday June 14th, 7 - 9pm
at Brixton Community Base, Talma Road, Brixton, SW2 1AS
see for directions

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Kent Police Apologise To Climate Camp Activists

10-06-2010 17:07

Police force admits that Kingsnorth stop-and-search tactics in 2008 were unlawful, and agrees to pay compensation to the three people who brought the legal challenge

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Is the US Govt. Behind Microsoft censorship of Pravda

10-06-2010 16:57

Is the Obama regime behind the blocking of Pravda on Microsoft and Firefox?