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UK Evian G8 Newswire Archive

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Having the G8 in town justifies lethal police actions

09-11-2004 16:22

The judge investigating the Aubonne Bridge case has said that any mistakes on the bridge were "understandable" because of the stress of the G8 summit and that the activists shouldn't have put themselves in a dangerous situation.

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g8 03 music video.

21-02-2004 01:46

Music video from G8 03 protests from Geneva and Lausanne cut to storming track called shit list.

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23-01-2004 12:24

One month after the incident Martin Shaw finally leaves the Swiss hospital.
Maintaining our right to protest - by Martin Shaw - Tuesday 3rd Feb

A talk and video by Martin Shaw who was almost killed when police cut his climbing ropes at the G8 summit last year.

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New Video & speaking tour by Martin Shaw, climber injured by swiss police

19-01-2004 12:59

Martin Shaw the climber injured by the swiss police when they cut the rope he was hanging from, is touring the UK showing a video of the incident. He will be putting this action and it's consiquences in a political context of the recent respession of political actions. The authorities want to divide and scare us how are we going to respond to this repression as a community?

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Protest Cultures

09-01-2004 22:23

New issue on anti-Iraq War and anti-FTAA demonstrations.

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UK Anti-G8 Gathering - Feb 7th-8th

05-01-2004 09:05

An open invitation to a Gathering to discuss building resistance to the G8 Summit coming to the UK in 2005.

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G8 2004: The war in Savannah

16-12-2003 17:59

G8 2004: Free Speech Savannah
$9.6 million for police overtime and ominous equipment like crowd-control fences, water cannons, bean-bag rifles and riot shields.

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Offline - issue 14

07-08-2003 13:15

Here is the latest issue of Offline - the Indymedia UK newsheet

Please download and distribute in your local area

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Evaluation of the G8-Evian mobilization and a debate to be had on violence

01-08-2003 08:02

This article was produceded by activists from Geneva, who were involved in the organisation of the mobilisations against the G8 meeting from start to finish. In it they reflect on some of the highs and lows of this process and also invite us to debate and condsider the effects of the indiscrimate violence against property carried out during the mobilisations on building our movement.

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Discussion document on Evian

30-07-2003 14:43

This is a brief discussion document on the events around the Evian G8 summit, written by various Oxford activists. To give your feedback or ideas, please post at

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The 2005 G8 Summit will be held in Britain.

22-07-2003 12:04

The 2005 G8 Summit will be held in Britain.
This is not a rumour

The summits run on a cycle – each G7 country hosts every 7 years...

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Sheffield Indymedia Radio tonight 7pm-8pm UTC+1

22-07-2003 10:59

Sheffield Indymedia are doing a radio show tonight (Tuesday) on 106.6FM in the central Sheffield area or you can listen on the Internet (webcam too).

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Evian G8 Solidarity Financial Call & Legal Support Update

07-07-2003 19:12

This a text to inform you about the police abuse during the protests against the G8 summit in Evian. It also lists the groups working on the legal follow up, and the bank accounts set up for the solidarity campaigns.
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