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Russian Indymedia Site Digest

26-04-2004 23:10

A brief taste of all the wondrous things the Indymedia Russia site has to offer...
1]Antifascist Action
2]Campaigns against the new law banning assembly/protest
3]Anti vivisection activists liberate Moscow Frogs
4]First ever critical Mass in mMoscow

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Local support for Cafe Afrika

26-04-2004 22:22

Tonight at Cafe Afrika local people gathered to discuss the options for the venue in the wake of the City Council decision to revoke their entertainments license. Over 200 signatures have already been collected on a petition against this unreasonable action...pop down there and sign it yourself to support one of the few remaining independent music venues in Cambridge.

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Labour Councillor joins RESPECT Coalition - But Wait...

26-04-2004 21:53

George Galloway's new political coalition with the SWP has just scored a notable success. It has recruited Elaine Abbot, a New Labour councillor in Preston. RESPECT's only other councillor also represents a ward in Preston.

But wait! What's this? It appears that Abbot isn't such a catch after all. Her main previous claim to fame is that she was the mastermind behind the privatisation of all of Preston's council homes. So now an arch-privatiser joins the anti-abortionists in the SWP coalition. Who needs principles?

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Corporate Media Sexplotation Versus Jackson Siblings

26-04-2004 21:22

Janet Jackson’s dirty dancing? Americans need to focus on broadcaster’s voyeuristic tendency to exploit stories no matter how trivial, embarrassing, or consequential. With what motivations does Corporate News focus their perpetual supply of dirty laundry? They never address how they psychologically rape people by humiliating them in print. How shame based do we have to be?

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Hub_Project re-activates

26-04-2004 20:38

After several weeks of development, the Hub_Project has been re-activated as a virtual-physical space which brings together the energies of non-hierarchical media (h)ac(k)tivists from europe and beyond.

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Enviroment & Arts Fun Day!

26-04-2004 20:06

On May 2nd there is an Enviroment and Arts Fun day at Abbeyfield Park on Burngreave Road between the hours of 11am and 5pm.

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film on the Israeli Black Panthers

26-04-2004 18:51

this is about a film which talks about the israeli black panthers, a group of young oriental jews who in the sixties decided to rebel against the israeli state because they felt they were mistreated by european jews. they called themselves the black panthers

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Situation Escalating in West Bank and Gaza

26-04-2004 18:44

This is an alert to give you all a heads up about the developing situation in Palestine. Activists throughout the West Bank and Gaza have reported an increase in Israeli military activity since the Bush-Sharon summit in Washington and the situation seems ready to escalate even further.

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Sheffield Call Centre Job Losses

26-04-2004 18:38

Job Losses at Sheffield Call Centre

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Blair and the Hunting Bill

26-04-2004 16:51

The last act of a desperate Prime Minister - to bring back the Hunting Bill

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3 Irishmen cleared of training guerillas in jungle.

26-04-2004 16:28

Columbian court clears three.

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Monsanto´s Granary

26-04-2004 16:20

Saturday 24 of April

The Argentine government is presently joining the USA in protesting against the European Union, demanding the freedom to import genetically modified products in order to keep feeding their people with laboratory patented food.

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Afghanistan - current situation

26-04-2004 16:04

An article from the New Yorker - "Quite a good summary of the current situation", according to a UN worker currently in Afghanistan.
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Oxford Brazil Solidarity Meeting

26-04-2004 15:19

Oxford Brazil Solidarity Meetng, 6.30pm, OCSET, 220 Cowley Road

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American dead in Iraq what are the real figures ?

26-04-2004 14:41

One thing is for sure April has been a bad month for the Americans in Iraq. But keeping track of their casualties has become very difficult. One sure sign that things are going wrong for them is the vague reporting on the subject. before this month the media was giving quite a bit of detail regarding how the troops were killed.
But since Falujah everything has become very hazy . here's a couple of articles from Reuters which demonstrate the point I am making. I hope other people will add some more details /comments.

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British Officer says US troops view Iraqis as 'Untermenschen'

26-04-2004 14:11

British commanders in Iraq have openly compared the attitude of Amercian troops towards Arabs with Nazi attitudes towards Jews, Slavs, Roma, and other "inferior races."

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This day in history.

26-04-2004 13:18

This day in history.

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Searching for a poodle?

26-04-2004 13:13

If you are, please visit, type in poodle, check the pages from the UK box, and hit I'm feeling lucky! You'll find a good brown nosed variety there!

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South Korea, Migrant Workers Struggle is Continuing and Increasing

26-04-2004 13:08

Migrant workers in the South Korean capital Seoul, threaten by the government's policy of forced mass deportation, are fighting back.
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