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Australian government retains detention powers

22-06-2006 11:51

Riding roughshod over deep disquiet
Attorney-General Philip Ruddock issued a media release last week welcoming the passage of the ASIO Legislation Amendment Bill 2006. The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s (ASIO) “questioning and detention powers will continue for the next decade,” he declared.

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Resumé - George W. Bush c.v.

22-06-2006 11:13

''All records of my tenure as governor of Texas, the records of SEC investigations into my insider trading and my bankrupt companies, and all records from meetings that I, or my Vice President, attended regarding public energy policy, are now in my father's library, sealed and not available for public view.''

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What is it? That's what we'd like to know!!!

22-06-2006 10:50

See the strange thing!!!

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4th bulletin of the Basque Observatory of Human Rights - Behatokia

22-06-2006 10:46

We are writing to you from the Basque Observatory for Human Rights –Behatokia- to let you know that our latest bulletin is now available on our web page,

If you would like to access the bulletin directly, in a compressed pdf format please use this link:

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22-06-2006 10:18


Ten years after the judicial murder of human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa shocked the world, the communities of the Niger Delta in Nigeria continue to bear the burden of our demand for oil with escalating violence and environmental deterioration.

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Save Sharrow cemetery!

22-06-2006 10:13

Sheffield City Council propose to turn green space of historical value into posh flats. Don't let them.

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Blair at Future Services Network and then on to Bristol

22-06-2006 09:35

Tracking Blair from London to Bristol...

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Videos of the visit of the US- President Bush in Vienna, Austria

22-06-2006 07:50

A lot of activities against the visit of the US- President Bush has taken yesterday in Vienna, Austria.

Encloses there are some videos about the activities from Vienna

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22-06-2006 07:46

Interest is growing in proposals to build a 10 mile long barrage between Brean Down, near Weston-super-Mare, and Lavernock Point, near Cardiff - Greens argue many questions still need answering

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GMB Members In ASDA Wal-Mart 20 Distribution Depots Deliver An Overwhelming Vote

22-06-2006 07:16

GMB members working in Asda Wal-Mart's 20 distribution depots across the country have voted by 3 to 1 (74.1% in favour) to take strike action in support of their outstanding claims with the company. They also voted by an even bigger margin of more than 4 to 1 for industrial action short of a strike to secure their objectives.

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The Sentence: Oz Justice

22-06-2006 06:08

Bob’s barrister nudged him in the ribs as a signal to stand. The jury had returned with its verdict. Bob anticipated their decision as one would an echo – guilty as charged! The Judge shifted into automatic and delivered the sentence – three years with not less than twelve months to be served for his third offence, possession of marijuana.

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Europe’s leaders close ranks with Bush

22-06-2006 04:54

On Tuesday, US President George Bush touched down in Vienna for the annual summit of US and European Union (EU) leaders. After brief talks in Vienna, Bush is due to fly to Budapest on Thursday for the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian uprising.
Bush’s trip to Europe is the first in a round of visits over the next few weeks. Next month he will return to Europe to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Stralsund, before proceeding to Russia for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin prior to the G-8 summit in St. Petersburg, to be held July 15-17.

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Event: Free Mumia Abu-Jamal! Abolish the racist death penalty!

22-06-2006 00:10

Important upcoming event regarding the Campaign to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal:

Featuring the video 'From Death Row, This is Mumia Abu-Jamal'

Speaker: Rachel Wolkenstein, Partisan Defense Committee Counsel and former member of Mumia Abu-Jamal's legal defence team

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Stop the next Oil grab

22-06-2006 00:10

Pro Australian Coup in East Timor

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Minutes of Manchester NO2ID / Defy-ID Meeting, Wednesday 21st June 2006

21-06-2006 23:56

This evening, members of Manchester NO2ID and Manchester Defy-ID along with other interested parties met in the function room of the Town Hall Tavern, Manchester. The conversation was wide-ranging, productive and above all friendly and informal. We even convinced one of the barmaids of the merits of our cause! It was a fun and invigorating evening and confidence and spirits remain high.

These minutes are being sent to the Manchester NO2ID mailing list [1], and the Defy-ID mailing list [2]. They will be posted to Manchester Indymedia [3] and other places. Apologies for the length, we've had another busy evening!

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summer solstice: remembering the battle of the beanfield

21-06-2006 23:27

Today is the Summer Solstice, which is the equilivent of Christmas for Pagans. More than 17,000 people were at Stonehenge to celebrate and there was just one arrest. What an improvement on 21 years ago, when nearly 600 people were arrested in the 'Battle of the Beanfield' which took place in Wiltshire near Stonehenge on June 1st 1985.

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Red Watch article on BBC

21-06-2006 22:11

The BBC ran an article on Red Watch.

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Indymedia London Collective Radio Show

21-06-2006 22:07

Broadcast live on ResonanceFM 1300 - 1400 today

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An Injury to One is an Injury to All!

21-06-2006 20:45

Leaflet from East London demo gainst police raids and shooting

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Demo Against Police Raids and Shooting

21-06-2006 20:40

A community took a stand in the face of media lies to oppose police raids and shooting in Forest Gate.
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