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19-05-2005 23:31

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

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Athens: riots and more than 120 arrests after antifascist demo

19-05-2005 23:06

After the end of the march, about 100 people attacked some riot police with molotov cocktails. The police responded with tons of teargasses. An hour later, riot police and undercover cops wearing hoods stormed the center of Athens (Exarchia). They started arresting people from bars and cafeterias.

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Greet the new Immigration Minister tomorrow

19-05-2005 22:38

The new Immigration Minister, Tony McNulty, takes up his post and needs to know how we feel about his inhumane detention and deportation policies.

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Demonstration against the Uzbekistan massacres

19-05-2005 22:17

A demonstration has been called for this Saturday in reponse to the tragic events in Uzbekistan.

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An international project in service to the victims of Chernobyl disaster

19-05-2005 19:23

Creation of the

"CRIIRAD - Bandazhevsky" Laboratory

in Belarus

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Anti-war campaigners protest against injunctions

19-05-2005 19:17

Campaigners today to the right to protest to the London lawyer responsible for attacks on freedom of speech on behalf of arms company EDO. This is the press release sent out. Below are also two PDFs of flyers about EDO and also the law firm Lawson-Cruttenden & Co - please download and distribute widely. This was an action in solidarity with the campaigns against EDO in Brighton.

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In Depth G8 Audio Interview with Mark Curtis (WDM)

19-05-2005 18:20

Mark Curtis Interview (36 mins - 48kbps mono)

Interview with Mark Curtis from the World Devolopment Movement who also wrote Web of Deceit. The detailed interview explains some of the fundamentals of how the G8 works and their aims, and talks about corporate agendas, the truth behind development and debt, protests and campaigns, Bono Geldolf and the Government, the media, as well as Britain's role within the G8.

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GENOA G8: a trial for the violence at Bolzaneto barrack.

19-05-2005 18:06

After the trial for the police blitz at Diaz school, now police under trial for the tortures at Bolzaneto barrack.

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Iraqis Endure Worse Conditions Than Under Saddam, UN Survey Finds

19-05-2005 18:00

A major study by the UN and Iraqi officials found that life in Iraq has decayed significantly since foreign forces invaded, following a general trend seen in most sectors since the imposition of a global embargo in 1990.

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19-05-2005 16:37

George Galloway will be on BBCs Question Time at 10.35 pm tonight

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G8: Travel Ban @ Prestwick Airport as Americans Flex Security Muscles

19-05-2005 16:13

18th May:

A massive security clampdown has been announced around Prestwick airport for July ahead of the G8 Summit, as details emerged of US military demands for premission to act independently of domestic security forces.

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WEF takes place at Dead Sea this weekend

19-05-2005 15:25

Poster advertising the WEF in Jordan.
THis is a 500 word piece with one photo about the scarcely publicised WEF meeting which is taking place in Jordan this weeekend.

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No more injunctions protest!

19-05-2005 15:20

stop the injunctions protest
EDO Solidarity protest at office of injunction lawyer.

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Freedom according to the Stock Market (Gunter Grass)

19-05-2005 13:50

"Our freely elected delegates are not free in their decisions.. Profit maximization is passed off as a basic value instead of the social obligation of property.. The freely elected members of parliament submit to the internal and global pressure of large capital. Democracy perishes.."

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Demonstrate against the Uzbek massacres - London, 12 noon, Saturday 21st May 20

19-05-2005 11:42

This demonstration has been called by a group of UK-based Uzbek dissidents, and is supported by Craig Murray, Britain's former Ambassador to Uzbekistan.
Please disseminate this message as widely as possible

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Tragic deaths at fire in Dale Farm Traveller site

19-05-2005 11:39

Two people, John and Kathleen McCarthy died tragically last night in a fire on the threatened with eviction site, Dale Farm.

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'Zarqawi' figment of the US imagination, used time, and time again

19-05-2005 11:26

Is there a psychiatrist in the house?
But you've got to believe that? And he also allegedly said he was going to blow the whole world to bits, just by winking his eye? Therefore the US and its war criminal mates can go on killing and killing and killing.

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Malcolm X - gay black hero?

19-05-2005 11:14

On Malcolm X's 80 birthday, Peter Tatchell reveals the hidden gay past of the American black nationalist leader

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Indigenous People occupy their lands in Brazil

19-05-2005 11:14

Photos of Action
Hereby more photographs from the action of the indigenous peoples that
continues today with 500 Tupinikim and Guarani participating.
Aracruz will go to court, according to their comments in the media
More news later on.

Article on the forests of silence follows.

Forests of Silence—Terra de Resistancia

On Wednesday the 16th of February 2005 the Kyoto Protocol came into effect. As well as attempting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the international agreement also aims to offset carbon pollution through sequestration methods known as clean development mechanisms.

One of the CDM’s included in the Kyoto Protocol are so called planted forests. All over the world, millions of hectares of living trees are being planted or planted. As well as providing rich industrialised countries with valuable resources such as paper pulp, these ‘planted forests' also theoretically absorb carbon from the atmosphere and are a major market mechanism for combating climate change.

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Philosophers Wanted!

19-05-2005 10:10

Philosophers Wanted for Ground-breaking articles and conjecture.
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