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Naseh article in the Star

19-08-2004 11:18

Yesterdays Sheffield Star
This article is from the yesterdays Sheffield Star and is a pretty sypathetic report of Naseh Jabar Ghafor the 20 year old ayslum seeker now on his 43rd day of hunger strike.

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19-08-2004 10:49

A member of Maarten's Dutch support group will be talking about the case and the campaign to fight Maarten's extradition. A number of short films will also be shown. Background info below:

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MICRA fights against pollution

19-08-2004 10:38

Marybone Inner City Residents Association (MICRA) info

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The "Intifada of the empty stomach"

19-08-2004 10:02

Meggido detention center where 800 political prisoners are incarcerated
Since Sunday, 15th August, a growing number of Palestinian prisoners have been engaged in a hunger strike for improvements in the conditions of their incarceration, which have been steadily eroded as Israel imprisons ever more Palestinians. Whilst the campaign is attracting support from all levels of Palestinian society, to date it has been dismissed with contempt by the Israeli state.

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Time the Whitehall Gunrunners were Fired

19-08-2004 09:46

Gordon Brown plans to cut 100, 000 civil service jobs in the next ten years. Campaigners against arms exports, like Campaign Against Arms Trade, suggest the Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO) and the part of the Export Credit Guarantee Department (ECGD) dealing with arms exports are suitable choices. Show your support for our call at a peaceful demonstration on September 21. Assemble at 11 am outside DESO in Bury Place London WC1A. Nearest tube Tottenham Court Road and Holbrun.

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Iraq: Unreported Upsurge In Violence

19-08-2004 09:01

With the US elections looming, the decision has been taken to remove Iraq from the mainstream news. The US people will not be told about the escalating violence and death.
The Bush gang are again acting in a way that they accuse their "Targets" of acting. This report from Welsh activist Helen Williams tells of the struggle of ordinary Iraqis living in the unreported wartorn city of Baghdad.

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Russia: Independent journalist imprisoned!

19-08-2004 08:49

On May 12, 2004 antifascist, anarchist and independent journalist Alexey
Cherepanov was arrested in the russian city of Krasnodar by the state drug
enforcement agency. He is being framed for the alleged possession of
marihuana and heroin and is now facing up to three years imprisonment in a
purely political case!

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U.S. Poll Firm in Hot Water in Venezuela

19-08-2004 06:50

is this poll the source of the Independent's Hannah Baldock article?

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Let's do this!

19-08-2004 04:47

Hackers are organizing for a massive electronic civil disobedience campaign against the Republican party to coincide with the massive protests in New York City for the Republican National Convention. This document contains logistical information on how people can participate in this campaign.

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Christianist Death Cult Destroys Global Environment

19-08-2004 02:21

What I want to know is who came up with the term Islamist and then in uniform cult like distribution had the corporate media all adopt the word at same time to describe the main targets of the war on terrorism, oil rich nations with Muslim majorities.

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AN Interview with Mordechai Vanunu

18-08-2004 23:55

“So I am ready to speak because I used all my fight and want in seventeen and a half years in prison was the demand for freedom of speech. I believe the human being have the right to freedom of speech. I don't have any secrets. All what I'm speaking about is my view. My political view as a human has a right to express his view in any subject.”

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VENEZUELA: Oct-12- Global Day of Action supporting Bolivarian Revolution and Pac

18-08-2004 23:37

After the popular victory of the August 15th referendum now comes the good battle...


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What's Pachamerica?...

18-08-2004 23:30

Pachamerica: The rebellious continent between Alaska and Patagonia.

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Closure of library

18-08-2004 21:49

The worldwide librarians and information and
knowledge workers join this protest against to
whom it may concern for the racist intent of
closing the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE)
Library of UK!

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Home Office surveillance at london linux meeting

18-08-2004 21:22

Home office pushes the case for mass surveillance on the streets, and linux role in techno-monitoring. at linux world expo in london 6-7 oct, regsiter now for free ticket, but not for paying conference.
We are not deceived by claims that the technology is only for 'ID parades', it can easily be used on the streets.
It would appear they cant even put proper english sentences together1

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Never Again? Rwanda and Burundi Promise Action

18-08-2004 21:01

Rwanda and Burundi pledge to take action following massacre of Tutsis...

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Antispeciesist protest "None of us would like to end up like this.."

18-08-2004 20:21

Four activists belonging to the organization ALA-Alternativa para la Liberación Animal (Alternative for Animal Liberation) remained naked and plastified inside meat trays (similar to the ones we can find in supermarkets), in order to denounce the exploitation that other-than-human animals are subjected too.

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Housing & Social Apartheid

18-08-2004 18:45

Blair’s policy experts strike out again at the working class to further exclude and practice their “Social Apartheid”

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- Art of War : New York Times

18-08-2004 16:18

New York Times
News Analysis

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'Palestinian terror - morally justified'

18-08-2004 16:03

A leading radical philosopher, who has been compared to Bertrand Russell and Jean-Paul Sartre and praised by Noam Chomsky, says Palestinian "terrorism" is a moral response to Israeli ethnic cleansing.
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