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South Manchester police racist and sexist -- official

27-08-2003 15:11

Very interesting article about racism and sexism in the South Manchester police in today's Guardian about the Manchester police

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27-08-2003 14:21

for those of you with no inclination to trawl through the
faceless numbered scripts on the Hutton site...I MADE A PAGE!!!!

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University lecturer branded `racist' for weblink

27-08-2003 13:01

The two leading Jewish newspapers in the UK last weekend kicked off a potential firestorm over the views held by university academics.

Dr Nat Queen, lecturer in mathematics and statistics at the University of Birmingham, has been lambasted for a link on his homepage to a website which accuses the US government of being satanic, criticises Israeli policy and questions what involvement Israel may have had in the September 11th attacks in the US.

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Update from Palestine

27-08-2003 11:16

This is an update that was sent to the Cambridge IMC from a friend regarding the current situation in Palestine.

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Letter from a friend in Hebron

27-08-2003 11:09

This letter was sent to us by a friend in Palestine.

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Benefit Gig for Ireland's Pitstop Ploughshares

27-08-2003 11:00

PDF downloads of flyers for Dublin gig

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Refugee-led protests against new asylum laws - NEED SUPPORT NOW

27-08-2003 10:15

Join this protest against Section 55 called by the 35 asylum seekers camped outside Refugee Council [London] since 8 August. This growing movement started with Eritrean women refusing being made destitute by Section 55 and forcibly dispersed away from caring and support networks. Now another group of asylum seekers have taken the lead in refusing a racist two-tier system that denies women, children and men asylum seekers basic benefits, health care and other crucial resources.

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Pentagon Refused to Take Photos of Damaged Columbia Space Shuttle For Analysis

27-08-2003 06:32

The Pentagon and NASA honchos refused to allow NASA engineers' request that high-resolution photos be taken of the damaged, ill-fated Columbia mission so they could see extent of damage to wing of Shuttle.

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27-08-2003 06:19

Burning Boy

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Ron Jeremy for President

27-08-2003 05:25

Problems in America usually aren't addressed by Americans who troll about blindly as their leaders create havoc. An in depth look at the current events in America

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Coltan Kills: Death in the Congo as Gorillas again under threat...

27-08-2003 00:52

Eastern Lowland Gorillas threatened with extinction as human acitvity destroys their habitat. International Coltan mining and trading companies, accused of misconduct by a special UN report on Illegal Mining in these regions, continue to use slave labour in their mines and destroy the forests which are home to these rare primates.

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Pesticides: Killing the Countryside

27-08-2003 00:47

Another Government "public consultation" likely to be swept under the fitted carpet of the coridoors of power as the agrochemicals industry and largescale intensive farming interests attempt to silence debate on pesticide use and public access to information.

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Attack on trade union activist in Colombia

26-08-2003 23:01

campaign against coca-cola
of paula - 26.08.2003 06:39

The president of the trade union umbrella organization CUT, Juan Carlos Galvis, was attacked in Barrancabemeja by two men, near the office of the CUT in Barrancabermeja, on the 22 August at 12 o'clock at noon.


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Mass arrests in Colombia

26-08-2003 22:48

military operation in Arauca, Colombia
of paula - 26.08.2003 06:33

In the framework of a huge military operation, carried out by the district attorney's office Saravenas, army and CTI (police units), the flats of numerous social activists in Saravena were raided and many persons have been arrested on the 21st of August 2003.


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Andrew Smith invited to speak at Amnesty meeting?

26-08-2003 19:46

Sleazy pro-war MP for East Oxford, Andrew Smith, is
rumoured to be speaking at an Amnesty International
meeting this Friday.

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Probe into 'bullying' of GM panel scientists

26-08-2003 18:56

Some of Britain's most senior scientists are being investigated in an inquiry to discover whether opponents of genetically modified food have been bullied to soften their stance.

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London Critical Mass! This Friday August 29th!

26-08-2003 18:33

This Friday 6:60pm London South Bank, skate, bike, pogo stick around the capital!!! GOOOOO ON!

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Al Giordano interviews Latuff

26-08-2003 17:31

Exclusive interview with Brazilian cartoonist Latuff for Al Giordano's Big, Left, Outside.

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Oxford Council attacks trade unionist

26-08-2003 15:53

Oxford Council is trying to prevent one of its employees from attending TUC conference.
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