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do summat get sociable

29-04-2004 08:38

come and do summat...

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Opposition to Mandatory ID cards

29-04-2004 08:30

David Blunket proposes that by 2012 everybody in the UK should be forced to carry an ID card which carries biomentric data about the owner.

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Urban warfare: Is Iraq a rehearsal for US hoods?

29-04-2004 07:26

The young American Marine is exultant. “It’s a sniper’s dream,’ he tells a Los Angeles Times reporter on the outskirts of Fallujah. “You can go anywhere, and there so many ways to fire at the enemy without him knowing where you are.”

“Sometimes a guy will go down, and I’ll let him scream a bit to destroy the morale of his buddies. Then I’ll use a second shot.”

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Repressions in the house of warsaw anti-rep

29-04-2004 03:47

The house of a polish activist from the Coalition of Anti – authoritarian Groups was raided by police yesterday evening. The police started their visit on the 28 April just before 10pm. There were 4 police cars seen from the house, and some other 6 – 7 seen further. The house of the activist is situated outside of Warsaw, there were 11 people in the house at the time of the visit.

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Relation from Warsaw streets 28.04.2004

29-04-2004 03:27

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A day before WEF
Report from the surrounded city

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Anarchist Ball

29-04-2004 00:39

There is an idea floating around Cambridge air to have an alternative
May Ball during may week...perhaps to be held on one of the commons, as a
celebration without the £190, security guards and oysters, but with a
lot of fun people and a DIY spirit.

The Anarchist Ball

If you think you might like to help organise it (music, food, clowns,
artists, activists needed) please email wrench @ - there is a
meeting this Tuesday, May 4th, 8 pm, at Clowns Cafe.

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london iraq procurement event haunted ...

29-04-2004 00:29

london iraq procurement event haunted ...

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Iraq Procurement Protest 27 April 2004

28-04-2004 23:30

Pig Mask
Having arrived at the protest, guided to the protest by the sound of a distant megaphone through what has become in my experience as my wettest day in London, I arrived at one of the smallest yet dramatic protests I have yet experienced.... and by the end I came away with the deepest wish that the work of these brave few could have chipped away even in the smallest way at the relentless force that confronts the hope of our future through such an admirable display of human spirit and perseverance.

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UN Ready to Cut and Run From Western Sahara

28-04-2004 19:36

UN chickens out...

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Picket update

28-04-2004 18:46

Ever been in a band in Liverpool...and played the Picket?

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Cafe Afrika Live Until Further Notice

28-04-2004 17:56

Repost from Cafe Afrika email

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Dublin: Accommodation Raided, arrests confirm pattern of garda harassment.

28-04-2004 16:53

Arrests confirm pattern of garda harassment.

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Video - Mayday Video Workshop Dublin

28-04-2004 14:16

Indymedia Ireland video workshop (3 hours) Video 6min
This video was made by 6 video activists (4 of who had never held a video camera) after learning basic camera and editing skills they made this short film about the importance of having a media center in Dublin for Mayday.

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Poland WEF Protests - report

28-04-2004 14:12

Report on imc ireland about the WEF protests in Warsawa, Poland, comparing the level of repression with Dublin.

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Solidarity with Chile and Latin America. 15 May - International CO Day

28-04-2004 14:02

WRI Logo
15 May is international conscientious objectors' day!

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VIDEO - Mayday Mayday Save us from mainstrean media - Ireland

28-04-2004 13:54

Video montage of press scaremongering in the run up to Mayday celebrations in Dublin on May 1st -
Mayday media shame

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Beat The Press (Bush Family Business: Tanzanian Gold Mine Deaths)

28-04-2004 13:45

The Bush family's interests in Gold mining: it's corruption, and how it managed to deliberately kill Tanzanian gold minors who got in the way. Also includes details of legal threats and initimidation aimed at the author of the article, and The Guardian newsapaper which published it. Taken from an interview in Hustler magazine (US) - one of the few US magazines with the guts to publish anything contrary to the White House official line.

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Activists must reflect - an orbituary

28-04-2004 13:42

As Mayday is approaching, I am re-posting this piece from indymedia Ireland in memory of Canadian activist Tooker Gomberg who took his own life recently and in the hope that the activists among you will take note of his message. Tooker was an amazing activist - dedicated, creative, dynamic and effective. Sadly, he gave too much.

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Urgent appeal for two destitute young women refugees

28-04-2004 12:44

This is an urgent appeal to help two fellow human beings who are absolutely destitute.

Kaltuma Ahmed (22 years old) & Shamsa Noor (22 years old), are two young Muslim women from Somalia. Shamsa’s two brothers were killed in Somalia. Both girls are extremely distressed. They have been evicted from their NASS accommodation EVEN THOUGH THEIR CASE IS GOING TO JUDICIAL REVIEW. They have no entitlement to state support whatsoever.

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Dublin:2 english activists arrested in dublin

28-04-2004 12:37

2 uk activists remanded in custody for a week, they were arrested during the raid of the squat in dublin, more news soon...
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