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More Porn

07-05-2004 20:08

Apologies for reposting but the first wasn't as clear as it should have been.

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Leeds social centre update

07-05-2004 18:24

A short report back on a meeting to set up a social centre in Leeds.

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Kilroy becomes UKIP candidate

07-05-2004 17:38

Kilroy - UKIP

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Northampton University solidarity with Palestine

07-05-2004 17:11

This is a motion being put to our Student Union AGM next week...

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Online march on the White House

07-05-2004 16:45

This is a call to action for the 29th August 2004. An online protest will be held to coincide with the Republican National Convention in New York.

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The not-quite-news about prisons

07-05-2004 16:43

May 5th
The Not-Quite News About Prisons

The thing about prison is that you’re locked away. No
one can see you unless they’re let in or you’re let
out. Suddenly – and I am relieved that the world knows
about it at last – the abuse of prisoners in Iraq has
become partly visible. The Photos made news in a way
that countless Iraqi people’s stories did not.

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Rumsfeld Interrupted

07-05-2004 16:17

Rumsfeld Interrupted

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How to secure privacy in a post-9-11 world of anti-terrorist hysteria

07-05-2004 15:42

In a world of post-9-11 anti-terrorist hysteria it is more important than ever before to secure our privacy.

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Palestine 10000

07-05-2004 14:05

Mark your calendar; 'P10K - September 11, 2004 - Palestine.' Register -
Show Up - Make History.

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UK ID cards to cost considerably in excess of £3.1bn

07-05-2004 13:30

The Resister is running an interesting article onm ID cards and their hidden costs.

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Picnic on South Parks 2pm Sunday

07-05-2004 12:57

Come to South Parks on Sunday 2pm for a Hippie Activivst Picnic!

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Private Contractors and Torture at Abu Ghraib, Iraq

07-05-2004 12:49

Two private military contractors are being investigated for their role in torture allegations at the Abu Ghraib prison, Iraq: CACI from Arlington, Virginia, and Titan of San Diego, California. CACI supplied at least one interrogator while Titan supplied at least two translators named in a 53-page classified internal Army report written by Major General Antonio Taguba that have dominated news coverage all over the world

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Vigil For Brian Douglas in South London Tonight, 11pm-1am

07-05-2004 12:14

Its really important to support Brian's family in this, they've been struggling for nearly 10 years now for justice for Brian. It's also good to be doing it late too when a lot of people will be passing by and can relate to the circumstances in which Brian was murdered - walking down the street coming home from a night out with friends when cops stopped, searched him, and beat him with a poundage force equivalent to Brian falling 11 times his own height, directly onto his head

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Software Freedom Day, TheOpenCD version 1.4. and BLAG

07-05-2004 12:03

The first annual Software Freedom Day will be held on August 28, 2004.

The Software Freedom Day initiative intends to make the world aware of the existence, availability, and high quality of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), and to encourage its use by as many people as possible. It is a global grassroots marketing campaign in which we are inviting volunteers from around the world to participate. Teams currently under development can be seen here.

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BNP's new 'family friendly' image is exposed! Robertson is 'Stormfront' fanatic!

07-05-2004 11:38

Who’s the family man in the BNP’s new family friendly image? Andy Robertson, AKA ‘JohnJoyTree’, The obsessive controller of the worlds most notorious openly neo-nazi bulletin board, that’s all! Read his sad and lurid tale here!

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e mail contact's for all sheffield city councillors:

07-05-2004 11:18

Below is the e mail contact for all sheffield city
councillors: Use etc:

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07-05-2004 11:10

whoever orginises the events at St Agnes place couldnt orginise a piss up in a brewery
I only found out by looking at a comment youd think they would have the brains to put it into a newswire posting
im even doing their job for em.

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RED CROSS: "Photos are shocking, but the reports we have are worse"

07-05-2004 10:39

The International Committee of the Red Cross declared that it has known for a long time that "worse things than in the photos" have been going on in the large prison of Abu Ghraib. Amnesty International makes a similar report. The United Nations Commissioner on Human Rights, and Special Reporter on Torture begin investigations. Clear and systematic breaches of the Geneva Conventions Identified

How do you spell W-A-R-C-R-I-M-E-S

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Pix of Boycott M&S Protest, Oxford Street, Thu 06 May 04 - Set 2 of 2

07-05-2004 10:18

Photos of the Boycott Marks & Spencer Protest at the Marble Arch end of Oxford Street. See the first comment below for a link to the other set of photos from this event.
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