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Watch Detention Undercover, Wednesday 2 March, 2005 at 2100 GMT

02-03-2005 10:20

Probe into immigrant abuse claims
aa "Fifteen staff have been suspended from front line duties at a company handling detainees in the immigration system over evidence of racism and violence."

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Greenpeace Hit Supersmarkets with cows

02-03-2005 10:10

Green peace have target supermarkets last weekend in their campaign against GM crops.

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Five point plan to stop travellers

02-03-2005 10:03

I found this letter printed in the Nuneaton Tribune....

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Beware- New Labour employing proffessional Trolls to spread black propaganda

02-03-2005 09:31

Labour has hired an American spin doctor known as the "garbage man.He is notorious in Washington as an expert in the use of the internet to spread black propaganda

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Keep Azim In Oxford Rally this Saturday - 5th March - 1 pm - Broad Street

02-03-2005 09:16


In support of Afghan Refugee Azim Ansari.

With high profile speakers from across the political spectrum + samba band. Till 1.45. Please come and show your support.

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Bush calls for a $42 million operations and technology center @Menwith Hill

02-03-2005 04:46

Bush calls for a $42 million operations and technology center @Menwith Hill
STUTTGART, Germany — President Bush is asking for $430.3 million in military construction funds for Europe in 2006, mostly for housing and other projects at U.S. bases expected to be around for years.

Much like the 2005 construction budget, the largest amounts of funding are slated for Army facilities in Grafenwöhr, Germany, and air bases in Ramstein, Germany, and Lakenheath, England. A $42 million operations and technology center at the National Security Agency at Menwith Hill, England, has also been requested.

European edition, Friday, February 11, 2005

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News For Sale

02-03-2005 00:53

Context of NEWS FOR SALE: information in the age of market-driven journalism - a conference 12 March, Camden Hall, London WC1 - Organised to highlight commodification of the media. Features 14 speakers from 6 countries and will cover Ownership, control and distribution, Impact of GATS and TRIPS agreements, internet, EU policies, Regulation vs. deregulation.

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"Terror suspect convicted" - er, for what?

02-03-2005 00:02

British terror suspect Saajid Badat has admitted plotting to blow up a plane on its way to the US using a "shoe bomb", according to news reports yesterday.

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Precarity Assembly

01-03-2005 23:57

Saturday 5th March 1pm-6pm
Upstairs at the Cock Tavern, Corner of Phoenix Road and Chalton Street, Somers Town NW1 (nearest tube Euston)

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The Prisoners March - Bethlehem

01-03-2005 23:41

Saturday 26th February 2005. Bethlehem.

Oxford student Bex Tyrer's latest report from Palestine.

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Some feedback from the demonstration against detention at Harmondsworth...

01-03-2005 22:45

We had some feedback from some of the people detained at Harmondsworth and Colnbrook, after the demonstration we organized against detention and deportations, 19th Febrary 2005.

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Death threats against occupying workers in Argentina

01-03-2005 21:32

Death threats have been received by workers at the occupied Zanon ceramics factory in Neuquen, Argentina. Meanwhile, the Governer and Security Minister of the province claim that the Zanon workers, union lawyers and even opposition politicians are 'criminals'.

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Support Ex-Ambassador Murray as he takes on Jack Straw!

01-03-2005 20:42

Help Craig Murray do a Martin Bell in Blackburn.

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FDA Chooses Drug Industry Health Over Public Health

01-03-2005 20:23

The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) associate safety director, Dr. David J. Graham, highlights FDA priorities, with the safety of your medicines being low among them. And adverse reactions to 'properly prescribed and administered drugs' is the US's 4th leading cause of death.

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End Arbitrary Detention and Deportation Demo

01-03-2005 20:09

demo at Dallas court Enforcement Centre Langworthy Road south Salford tuesday 8th March 12 noon

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Bristol Stop The War Coalition Newsletter - March 2005

01-03-2005 20:06


March 2005

We now produce this newsletter in a Bristol & Regional version. This is the Bristol version, and the next regional version will be out during the first week in April. Please keep an eye on our message board, and other links provided, for events and news publicised between newsletters.

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The Crystal Palace

28-02-2005 06:56

An analysis of Mr. Bush's wishes for "freedom", "liberty" and "democracy" in the Middle East and in celebration of his recent European visit.

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Demonstrate Against Deportations - Rally Against Racism! - 2nd April

27-02-2005 23:13

2dn April - European Day of Action
Saturday 2nd April - 12.30 pm at Whitworth Park, Manchester

National demonstration and rally in support of people seeking asylum and against racism.

Part of the 2nd April 2005 European-Wide Day of Action.

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Sonho Real - Call to Global Action

27-02-2005 21:09

This is a call to action. There was a massacre here on february 16th at a squatters encampment eviction in Goiânia, Brazil. The squatters community is calling for a global day of action, this friday on march 4th.

Pt / En / Es / Se

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Mass lobby of parliament re. GMO's

27-02-2005 20:44

Photographs of the queue for the lobby of parliament outside Westminster
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