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Eviction Dutch Tree Camp

09-01-2006 02:51

A forest that has to be cut down for NATO-planes, is already for more then a month occupied. AWAC-planes are terrorising the local people for over 25 years. But currently a minority of politicians and police (yes they are a minority) are trying to take over the forest and chop it down.

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‘STOP THE DAMS!’ international benefit gig in Iceland.

09-01-2006 01:22

An awesome mega-benefit gig for the fight against the Kárahnjúkar dams and the aluminium corporate invasion into Iceland was played to a bursting stadium in Reykjavik last night (7 January.) Björk, Zeena Parkins, Sigur Ros, Ghostigital, Damon Albarn, Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, Mugison and Mum were amongst the artists that performed at the gig.

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Bush wants Nukes - Navajo Say NO WAY

08-01-2006 23:33

Git R' Done

It's time to Kick ass and Chew bubble gum... And I'm all out of gum

RIGHT NOW there is an amendment on the (US) congressional floor that sets a new timetable for the forced relocation of a number of Navajo families on Black Mesa and they need your support! Visit Big Mountain.

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Saga of Derby bus station continues

08-01-2006 21:43

The saga of Derby bus station has taken another twist this week with the revelation that its proposed developer is seeking the help of another firm.

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Comandanta Ramona of the EZLN dies.

08-01-2006 19:28

Photo by orianomada
San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México, January 6th 2005. - The woman who had the command of the taking of the city of San Cristobal on the 1st of January 1994, died this morning 6th of January 2006.

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Public meeting 12th January

08-01-2006 17:54

Organised and supported by Wirral and Chester Quaker Testimony in Action Committee)

Annie Machon
David Shayler
(former MI5 agents, writers and 'whistleblowers')
followed by discussion

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Palestine events in Oxford (Jan06)

08-01-2006 15:17

Below is a list of upcoming events in Oxford (and Reading) during January 2006, re Palestine.

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Japanese Whaling Ship rams Greenpeace vessel in Southern Whale Sanctuary

08-01-2006 14:45

Damage to the Arctic Sunrise
After three days of obstructing the whale hunt by placing inflatable zodiacs between whales and the harpoon, the Nisshin Maru rammed the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise. The whalers are counter claiming their ship was rammed by Greenpeace. The collision ocurred in the Australian Antarctic Territory in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The Nisshin Maru has continued north at full speed, with the three conservationists ships in pursuit.

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Student slapped down for defending Palestinian right to resist

08-01-2006 14:30

Scapegoating Muslim students in the academic 'war on terror'

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Terrorism and child abuse linked according to AOL

08-01-2006 13:41

AOL is placing full page advertisements in the UK, and presumably in the US, newspapers. The one in the Sunday Times of January 1 2006 read as follows: “Child abuse, terrorism, racism.”

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Petition on Nuclear Weapon policy

08-01-2006 13:15

US nuclear weapon policy

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Anti Lydd Airport expansion-Update

08-01-2006 13:10

Newsletter from one of the groups opposing the expansion of Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh, Kent, (LAAG) see first post below and some info from the Keep The marsh Special Alliance.(2nd item)

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Newbury reunion

08-01-2006 11:30

10 years ago - 9th January 1996 - work started to build the Newbury by-pass. And yesterday afternoon a small band of veterans held short memorial on the site and a candle vigil at Donnington Castle.

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Interview: The New Year tube strikes

08-01-2006 11:11

With the second tube strike in as many weeks scheduled for 6.30pm today, news conducted this interview with a long standing London Underground worker and RMT member on the eve of the strike.

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Local Councils deliberately impede public access.

08-01-2006 09:16

The video shows a registered disabled person and a cyclist trying to access with difficulty a public park in the London Borough of Lewisham, following the recent installation of yet another barrier.

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Ariel Sharon — Murderis Vulgaris

08-01-2006 04:14

It is Forbidden to Feed the Criminal

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excellent news from the Genoa G8 Diaz Trial

08-01-2006 02:01

In a surprise move, the christian democrats in december passed a modification to the "save previti law" which stated that all trials in progress are exempt.

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UK's first dedicated biodiesel garage now open in Mcr!!

08-01-2006 00:45

We dont encourage anyone to drive, but if u have to...

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'Energy Dissent' and the 2006 G8 Summit in Russia

07-01-2006 23:43

Reclaim the debate! Resist the G8! In July 2006, the G8 will hold its annual Summit in St.Petersburg, Russia. Vladimir Putin says he's placing "energy security" at the top of the G8 agenda during Russia's presidency. The G8 countries consume 45% of world oil and produce 47% of global CO2 emissions. Their "energy security" is our energy grave!

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socpa legislation successfully challenged today by 7/7 remembrance ceremony

07-01-2006 22:54

police observers reporting back
today, anti-socpa activists and others held a remembrance ceremony for those who lost their lives six months ago in the london bombings. they did not apply for police permission under the socpa law. maya evans was arrested and found guilty for doing much the same last year. today, police ignored the event.
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