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Fairford Coach case ruling from Court of Appeal on Wednesday

06-12-2004 15:20

The ruling will be delivered at 10am this Wednesday. There will probably be a demo outside the royal courts of justice, but this is contingent on there being a hearing. apparently in some cases a ruling can be delivered without a hearing. keep an eye on the indywire and the coach case website for more details. The press release follows.

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Mature trees felled in Manchester University 'improvements'

06-12-2004 14:41

The trees that have been felled
Manchester University has felled several mature trees as part of its 'improvements' to a pathway.

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portugal-europes best kept secret

06-12-2004 14:24

The Portuguese President, Jorge Sampaio, dissolved the parliament last week as a result of the rising environment of political instability surrounding the center-right government of Pedro Santana Lopes.

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Monbiot on Undercurrents and Schnews

06-12-2004 14:21

George Monbiot praises Undercurrents and Schnews on their tenth anniversaries

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06-12-2004 14:12

TONIGHT - Meeting for Anarchists, Anti-Authoritarians and Autonomous Students in

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06-12-2004 13:49

ID cards are being trailed in Iraq, before they come here

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You are invited to meet Marisol León

06-12-2004 12:52

You are invited to meet Marisol León of the Asociación Artesanos de Tarmas (Tarmas’ crafts people’s association), the Fundación Comunicación Libre y Alternativa (foundation for free and alternative media) and the Unidad de Batalla Electoral (electoral battle units). She is in the network of users of Banmujer, the Women’s Development Bank of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Oxford CND Christmas Bazaar - report

06-12-2004 12:38


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Christian Parenti - Talk at Bookmarks, London Tonight

06-12-2004 12:27

Nation correspondent and author of Lockdown America and The Soft Cage talks about his experiences in Iraq. He has just published a new book called 'The Freedom - Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq'. Chrstian spent time with both the resistance and time embedded with US troops. He will talk about his experiences today at Bookmarks (bookstore), 1 Bloomsbury Street (Nearest tube Tottenham Court Road)

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06-12-2004 11:52

On Saturday 4th December, residents of Slough, Colnbrook and West London came together in defiance against the proposed Colnbrook Incinerators. Following rousing speeches from several of these citizens, over 100 people marched on the Grundon site at Colnbrook, protesting against the plan to build two huge waste incinerators and releasing 50 black balloons to symbolise the dangerous pollution given out from incinerators.

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06-12-2004 11:12

Some people say that it doesn't make sense for Americans talk about the draft now, since the government has said that a draft is not being planned. But the best way to prevent the draft from happening is to say no before it starts.

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Battle of Sherwood commences as Under-sheriff risks protestors lives

06-12-2004 10:46

Eviction underway at Sherwood Green Protest site, Nottinghamshire - Under-Sheriff risks tunnellers' lives, trees protestors have been cleared, tree-felling underway.

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Ban on the Right to Protest - 10 arrested

06-12-2004 09:50

Following the ban in Manchester on the regular Saturday picket in support of Palestine outside Marks & Spencer, the police arrested 10 demonstrators.

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"They entered houses and killed people because they didn't speak english"

06-12-2004 01:50

How the "coalition of the willing" acts in Iraq.

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Save Sherwood - Protest Bellway

06-12-2004 00:47

As the title says - if you cant make it down, then you can always do something in your area. Contact Bellway and ask them to stop the mutilation of Sherwood Forest.

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Solitary confinement for ‘naughty’ schoolchildren - a Yorkshire example

06-12-2004 00:24

In line with New Labour’s endeavours to train our children in how the future’s going to be, for instance ASBOs and curfews, the use of minor psychological torture within the confines of the school premises appears to be growing
The use of isolation techniques for infringement of regulations appears to be gaining rapid ground

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5 Canadian Muslims Detained Without Trial for last 4 years

05-12-2004 22:07

In Canada, five Muslim men remain detained without charge or bail on secret evidence neither they nor their lawyers are allowed to see. They have been detained under Security Certificates, signed by two federal ministers, at the request of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). They have been behind bars for periods ranging from eighteen months to over four years, denied a fair trial, and are at risk of deportation to torture and death. The Security Certificate process was recently denounced in a letter to Anne McLellan from over sixty legal experts and law unions.

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Zanon workers' co-operative - Argentina

05-12-2004 21:11

Workers at the Zanon ceramic tile factory - an inspiring, worker-run factory in Argentina - have asked us to gather international support to prevent their eviction.

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Swansea meeting on Palestine a success

05-12-2004 20:56

Swansea meeting about Palestine packed out!

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Israeli Anarchists Against The Wall Face Trial

05-12-2004 20:43

Isareli anarchist trial this thursday
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