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Portsmouth Smokey Bears Picnic - Young guy with spliff

14-08-2000 16:46

Portsmouth Smokey Bears Picnic - Young guy with spliff
Photo's taken on Southsea Common during the 7th Annual Portsmouth Smokey Bears Picnic last
Sunday 13 August 2000.
(1) Young guy with spliff

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Smokey bears picnic arrests

13-08-2000 18:05

Man arrested for insulting police officers hair (or lack of it)

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Get your own police video!

13-08-2000 17:44

You are legally entitled to any copy of the video which the police do of you under the Data protection act.

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Massive police drugs operation fails

13-08-2000 16:29

The dog was unleashed as the police surrounded the crowd. During the holiday season in Portsmouth,
a popular sea side city on the South of England, police mounted a large intimidation and harassment
operation. One police officer recorded all with a digital video camera lens strapped to the side of his
head. Another team of officers with video cameras and audio recording equipment recording every
face within the growing crowd.

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The Freedom to be Yourself. ! Take off Your Clothes or Chant Out Loud "Freedom"

13-08-2000 15:13

The Campaign for the Right to be Naked in Public has once again shaken the National Moral Purpose by enticing innocent men and women to walk around Hyde park with no clothes on.

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Smokey bears pro-cannabis Direct action

13-08-2000 11:32

Cannabis consuming picnickers are being encouraged to bring 'dud' joints filled with legal smoking mixtures in protest at the ridiculous response of the police over reaction to last years picnic.

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The next time you're, strip-serached, insulted, humiliated, threatened. . . .

12-08-2000 09:43

Mark Barnsley is a 'Miscarriage of Justice'and at the moment under 'Heavy Manners'. He is being 'Ghosted' that is moved from prison to prison, sometimes every four weeks and on arrival at the next prison is immediately put into segregation.

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Police Clampdown on UK soundsystem in preparation for Prague IMF meeting

11-08-2000 19:06

CZ Police are hounding soundsystems from across Europe out of CZ in preparation for the IMF meeting in Prague

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09-08-2000 18:24

At issue is the 2nd Circuit's estimated 1.34 billion dollar pension plan portfolio and its refusal to publish 90% of its cases involving sitting judges with financial conflicts of interest.

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Die-In for the People of Iraq. Whitehall Brought to Standstill!

07-08-2000 13:10

Monday, 7 August, 1 - 2 Pm. Voices In the Wilderness Protest Against Sanctions and Bombing of Iraq outside No. 10.

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Going to Prague Soon ?

04-08-2000 14:10

Take a look at the CTK, Czech news agaency website. It has all sorts of interesting news items.

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Forthcoming Demos in London

04-08-2000 13:44

Action for People of Iraq: 7 August, Trafalgar Sq, Noon. Organised by Voices in the Wilderness [seen recently on Michael Moore's Awful Truth C4] this will be in the form of a nonviolent "die-in", used much in the 1950's by CND. How it will go on monday is hard to tell.

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Hectic Scenes at Heathrow Terminal 2

03-08-2000 09:26

Police suppress Lufthansa anti-deportation demo in London

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Campaigner arrested at Heathrow!

03-08-2000 09:23

Early report on Anti-Deportation campaign: Mike Taylor, one of the organiser - arrested at Heathrow protest

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Thursday 3rd: Anti-Deportation Action (Heathrow)

01-08-2000 13:36

APPEAL: Stop Amanj Gafor's deportation by any means necessary. Following a direct action at Gatwick airport last Friday that pevented his removal and which enforced a review of his case, albeit in the Home Office, Barbara Roche has decided to deport Iraqi-Kurd Amanj Gafor anyway.

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Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

28-07-2000 16:22

About 100 people gathered outside the US embassy this afternoon to highlight the plight of prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal - a former Black Panther imprisoned in Pennsylvania in 1985 after a much-criticised trial for the murder of a police officer.

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26-07-2000 09:34

An anti-royalist mass-mooning event outside the Queen's official residence at Buckingham Palace, central London, attracted a couple of hundred people on Saturday afternoon. Despite a huge police presence, which included a few dozen specialist anti-riot patrol vehicles, and an over-reactive corporate media attendance at the event several UK republicans were willing to expose their backsides to the royal family's expansive mansion.

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Aberdeen Oil and Gas week

04-03-0011 20:54

This week sees the start of Aberdeen’s Oil and Gas week.

Aberdeen is Europe’s oil capital and we have a very large presence from all of the large oil companies.

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