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UK Mayday 2006 Newswire Archive

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Maydy 2006: Eye witness on the Autonomous Block March

04-05-2006 02:42

Written record of the days events with the Autonoumous Block.

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film of a mayday socpa challenge

03-05-2006 21:45

on mayday police mounted a huge operation to control 10 brave protestors who entered the socpa zone armed with just one blank banner. this is a short comic film of the event.

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IMC at London's Mayday and More Demo Pics.

03-05-2006 18:34

IMC presence in the Autonomous Bloc 1 ...
Indymedia was present in the streets of London on MayDay by joining the Autonomous Bloc during the main demonstration. Later in the afternoon, Indymedia London activists set up a Public Access Point at the Square Social Centre, so people coming back from the different events that took place during the day could upload their own reports, pics and videos straight into the Indymedia websites.

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More Pictures of May Day weekend Crticial Mass and Demo

03-05-2006 16:47

Cticial Mass setting off...
Here, (finally!) are some more images from Saturday's May Day Weekend Demonstration and Critical Mass Bike ride.

I'd taken nearly 200 photos, which is why it's taken this long to sift through them!

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Anti-war demonstration at British consulate in Nicaragua

03-05-2006 02:53

On May 1, an anti-war demonstration (including "street theatre") was held at the British Consulate in Nicaragua. The demonstrators denounced British participation in the invasion and occupation of Iraq as an active partner with the U.S. government.

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Police Victory Party

02-05-2006 14:49

On May Day in London, Space Hijackers staged a 'Police Victory Party' in the centre of the city at Bank.

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May Day Autonomous Bloc

02-05-2006 14:32

At Clerkenwell Green
Between 500 and 1000 people marched at the back of the London May Day march in an 'Autonomous Bloc' behind an anti-capitalist banner from The Square Occupied Social Centre. Report with pictures.

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London May Day Parade Photos

02-05-2006 14:02

Turkish trade unionist Süleyman Yeter died in police custody
Pictures and text on the May Day March in London, 2006.

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Police Mayday Victory Celebrations

02-05-2006 13:57

Man warning a mask of George Bush standing in front of Bank of England
2pm Monday 1 May 2006
Bank of England

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Manchester Mayday celebrations against capital

02-05-2006 13:33

trying to find shelter for the picnic
Rain spoiled a picnic against capitalism in Manchester on Sunday, but Mayday celebrations went ahead despite the bad weather with samba, soundsytem, a small demonstration and lots of dancing.

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anti-nuclear demonstration on Manchester Mayday weekend

02-05-2006 12:32

No more Chernobyls
Approximately 70 people took part in a procession to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl on Saturday 30 April. A small group of student activists also protested against the Dalton Nuclear Research Institute at Manchester University.

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Mayday London 2006 - Mainstream Media Coverage

02-05-2006 11:53

A few of the articles covering Mayday in London 2006 are below.

Two of the articles were accompanied by pictures of police pushing or grabbing at people on the autonomous bloc, despite no mention of the bloc, or the sound system incident being contained within the articles:

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02-05-2006 11:44

Video Mysterious Security Guard.
A quick impression of Mayday in London.

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May Day

02-05-2006 10:51

sambistas in the streets
May Day march in Manchester

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Glasgow Mayday report

01-05-2006 23:25

Started as advertised at Buchanan St for 1pm. Fair few folk, but not as many as previous couple of years. No sign of a soundsystem. Good spirits. Cops around the outside, but not /too/ bad.

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Marching from anarchy to boredom - photos

01-05-2006 22:57

Who lives in a house like this? - Cops crawling at the Square 11am
A round up of photos from 2006's Mayday documenting Critical Mass, Clerkenwell Green and the Police party.

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London Citizens Workers' Association

01-05-2006 22:23

Congolese musicians entertain the crowd
Today saw the launch of a new organisation to support low-wage and migrant workers across London, backed by faith organisations, trade unions and social justice organisations.

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Immigration and May Day, from Chicago

01-05-2006 21:59

We Say Fight Back
Chicago is the birth place of 'May Day', but today's march demonstrated a disconnect between the current low paid workers demanding recognition within the system, and what we have grown globally to understand May Day as celebrating.

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Gate Gourmet and some other banners

01-05-2006 21:45

Casino workers
Mayday banners are like a walk through history. Here are only four pics, including probably one of the youngest banners: The Gate Gourmet worker's.

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800 people on the Autonomous Bloc at Mayday London

01-05-2006 21:42

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