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Highways Agency dogged in Kegworth

09-04-2006 15:36

The Highways Agency circus was in Kegworth this Saturday making its penultimate exhibition to sell the M1 widening project to residents. This expensive road show should not be confused with any sort of public consultation for although the word is used in their literature, the public have no say in the Government’s decision to waste £3billion of tax payers money on increasing CO2 production in the UK.

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Will the US Nuke Iran?

09-04-2006 14:44

New video highlights the threat

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Drummin' up da fences at Harmondsworth

09-04-2006 12:41

Activists drum on the fences of Colnbrook in solidarity with detainees inside, whilst aggressive police throw their weight around.

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East Oxford Stop the War Public Meeting

09-04-2006 10:06

Public Meeting: Bring the Troops Home, Don't Attack Iran, 7.30 Weds 19th April. Asian Cultural Centre

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No M1 widening visit Kegworth

09-04-2006 10:06

the no widening M1 campaign was taken to Kegworth to counteract the highways agency exhibition.

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socpa: first overturned verdict in the crown court

09-04-2006 09:57

on april 6th, brian haw's campaign manager and long-standing right-hand woman, maria gallestegui, won a historic battle against the ridiculous section 132 law banning protest around parliament. her case was thrown out of the high court when the prosecution offered little evidence.

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Breaking: Identities of Niger Document Forgers- Bush's 16 words to 'justify' war

08-04-2006 23:46

Michael Smith broke the Downing Street memo leak story. Today he reveals the identities of the forgers of "the documents, which emerged in 2002, were used in a State Department fact sheet on Iraq's weapons programme to build the case for war. They were denounced as forgeries by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shortly before the 2003 invasion." The documents, which emerged in 2002, were used in a State Department fact sheet on Iraq's weapons programme to build the case for war. They were denounced as forgeries by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shortly before the 2003 invasion."

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Anti GM bonfires

08-04-2006 23:39

Anti GM people gathered to build a bonfire on our local see seven counties hill. In various direction there were other fires to be seen.

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Report on Demonstration outside Harmondsworth/Colnbrook Detention Prisons

08-04-2006 20:14

On Saturday 8th April, over 250 protestors successfully voiced their refusal of the UK’s racist, repressive detention and deportation system for asylum seekers with a demonstration outside Harmondsworth & Colnbrook Detention Centres near Heathrow.

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March in Glasgow for the Right to Work

08-04-2006 19:48

March gets going along Paisley Road West
Around 300 asylum seekers, refugees, sans-papiers and their supporters marched across Glasgow this afternoon calling for the Right to Work and an End to Deportations. As part of the international day of action against deportation, they went from the Home Office Reporting Centre in Ibrox to a rally in the Carnival Arts Centre in town.

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No Borders Demonstration Harmondsworth Pictures

08-04-2006 19:26

Band prepare to play. Colnbrook Detention Centre in background
Pictures from the No Borders demonstration outside Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Detention Centres in west London on Sat April 8, 2006.

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Photos of No Borders "bubble"

08-04-2006 19:04

We're watching you - CCTV attached to crane watching demonstration
A group of about 40 were held in a police "bubble" for about an hour after going to the side of Yarlswood to make themselves visible to the people imprisoned inside.

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A Violent start to the Holiday period in Hebron

08-04-2006 18:56

These posts are from a Brighton based activist spending April in occupied Palestine with the International Solidarity Movement, a network of international activists set up to support Palestinian non violent resistance agaisnst Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. In these posts I will be writing short accounts of aspects of the occupation and resistance…

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Hungerstrike in Colnbrook

08-04-2006 16:48

Noborder activists report that 120 detainees started a one week hungestrike in response to their treatment during the demonstration. They were prevented from leaving the building or approaching the windows in order to prevent them seeing the demonstration. At least one person was beaten while trying this.

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No Borders Radio Reports 8th April

08-04-2006 15:50

On Saturday 8th April 2006, rampART radio broadcast five hours of live coverage of the No Borders Day Of Action consisting of the demonstration at Harmondworth detention centre near Heathrow airport and the solidarity demo organised by UNITY in Glasgow...

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New Yorker: Bush is planning a massive nuclear bombing campaign against Iran

08-04-2006 13:52

The former intelligence officials depict planning as "enormous," "hectic" and "operational".

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latest edition of Liverpool’s ‘Nerve’ launched

08-04-2006 13:49

On Friday 7th April, Catalyst Media launched the latest edition of ‘Nerve’ – their local arts and social issues magazine.

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noborders demo4

08-04-2006 12:21

large police presence. Someone has locked themselves to the fence and they trying to release him or her. The cops have imposed restrictions on the deme, not allowing us to leave as a group and move to the field, where inmates can see us.

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pic from no borders demo

08-04-2006 12:14

crowd gathering outside detention centre

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Stench of hypocrisy

08-04-2006 12:13

Farnborough - empty streets, boarded-up shops
It is difficult to know which is the strongest, the all pervading stench of dead and decaying town centres, or the stench of hypocrisy emanating from local councillors.
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