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Oxford Mini Lands Rights Film Festival

21-02-2005 00:04

Films, food & thought on Land Rights

at The Vaults & Gardens Organic Cafe, High St, Oxford (entrance on Radcliffe Square)

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Iam a terrorist too

20-02-2005 23:22

I am a terrorist too, because I am a citizen from a state that destroy everyday, and with more strength, the basis for the survival of humans around all this beautiful planet called Earth.

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Grandpa Jeanmarie : Hassan and Ismaël (maintenance 4)

20-02-2005 23:04

My children, I have a dream to come to plant an olive-tree of peace on the border of your two countries

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UNISON General Secretary election nearly over - vote Jon Rogers in a big hurry

20-02-2005 22:13

There is urgency about the whole thing now, people: the postal vote for the UNISON General Secretary election closes on 28 February, which is just a week away.

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Conscientious Objector To Speak In Oxford

20-02-2005 21:54

Lance Corporal George Solomou
A public meeting with speakers including George Solomou of the Territorial Army. A lance corporal in the Royal Army Medical Corps, he has publicly declared he will not fight in Iraq and is the first UK soldier to call on other soldiers to "speak out or opt out".

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Trial of the protest camp 3

20-02-2005 19:35

Trial of the Protest Camp Three
Three activists were arrested at the Smash EDO Protest Camp last
August. They were staging a twenty four hour occupation of EDO’s roof.

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20-02-2005 19:21

Israel's cabinet today voted in favour of removing occupying Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip and from parts of the West Bank. Disengagement from these Palestinian territories, which is opposed by many of the settlers, will begin on 20 July.

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Subvertised! "The law should protect people not property!" :: Nottingham

20-02-2005 17:58

Found in Lenton, Nottingham.
Actually, being a piece of advertising, that has been 'Subvertised', it is a tory election poster that they thought should have said.
"The law should protect me, not burglars!"

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Latest Corporate Watch now on-line

20-02-2005 16:16

Corporate Watch is an independent research group. We aim to expose the mechanisms by which corporations function and the detrimental effects they have on society and the environment. Corporate Watch newsletter comes out six times a year.

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Australian Freedom Ride confronts racism

20-02-2005 15:18

A Freedom Ride bus trip by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students of Sydney University has found crass racism in northern and north-western New South Wales. The trip began in Sydney on February 12 to retrace the steps of a 1965 Freedom Ride for Aboriginal rights. A participant said the experience so far had been “incredible” and that they had encountered “racism and segregation, as well as community programs and organising”.

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Catalan Countries' fight, forward to freedom

20-02-2005 14:56

Catalan socialist fight against capitalism

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War Crimes In Fallujah: Film Showing

20-02-2005 14:15

2 short films exposing war crimes in Fallujah

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20-02-2005 13:02

Note the following article on Sheffield Indymedia:

The above article was the first time I've seen anything at all on this issue, there are many people here in Liverpool and elsewhere on social security benefits both in work and out of work, disabled, sick or retired. Many claimants have had the pressures put upon them, I for one have been getting letters pressuring me for months and months into accepting payment firstly into a Post Office (P.O.) card account.

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Leave Our Country Now - article in Guardian by Leader of Barsa Oil Union

20-02-2005 12:59

Hello everybody, this was published in the Guardian's influential
Comment page on Friday and has so far been reprinted in two newspapers
in Pakistan and one in India.

Please fwd widely! Reports and photos of Hassan's two-week trip will
follow in the next few days...,3604,1417222,00.html


UK Contact for the Basra Oil Union
0044 7749 421 576

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London Animal Action’s bank account frozen

20-02-2005 12:38

On 21 January 2005, London Animal Action (LAA) had its bank account frozen by a High Court order. The reason given was that LAA is liable for £197,000 of court costs from an injunction taken out by Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) under the Protection from Harassment Act. LAA’s bank account contained several thousand pounds that had been raised to buy a minibus.

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Regaining My Humanity

20-02-2005 09:27

"Let us, collectively, free our minds, softenour hearts, comfort the wounded, put down our weapons, and reassert ourselves as human beings by putting an end to war."

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G8 and OILWATCH interview on Climate Summit Cop10

20-02-2005 08:33

24/7 365
The Convention on Climate Change is the platform where the world decides what to do about "the Climate". Every year the climate big wigs give birth to pretty horrible things in the name of "sustainable" development. Kyoto was one of those. With russia about to ratify the Kyoto climate change agreement...

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ID Card Facial Biometrics turn your face into a 'licence plate' with CCTV

20-02-2005 02:23

In a little-noticed development, the UK Government's ID card plans include the capturing of a 'facial biometric' for every UK citizen. A video camera maps the contours of your face into a unique set of numbers, which could be used to identify people from CCTV photos, using technology already used in the London Borough of Newham

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no human patents pls

20-02-2005 01:46

no not to human patenting

humane rights for all species

..a timely article in the steading fight against slavery
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