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Saddam’s Trial in Context: Episode of Victors’ Injustice

09-11-2006 12:22

American and European official and public opinion reactions to Saddam Hussein’s guilty verdict on Sunday artificially removed both the trial and the death sentence out of context and focused instead on “flaws” in the legal technicalities of a fair trial and on death penalty as a punishment.

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Samba workshop 12th November

09-11-2006 12:19

Rhythms of Resistance Manchester invites you to a Samba workshop!

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09-11-2006 10:48

Bristol Indymedia now consistently gets nearly as many hits as the Evening Post's ‘This Is Bristol’ website! If you do a 'Bristol' on UK Google pages, Bristol Indymedia comes out at around 7th place, and jostles for position with the 'This Is Bristol' website on busier days.

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divided but not conquered

09-11-2006 08:58

the good protester bad protester dichotomy is a view largely put forth by the media's portrayal of us. they are wrong of course....

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Free West Papua Campaign: Press Statement

09-11-2006 07:14

Cynical handshake with the Indonesian military
Having conceded to Indonesian demands, the Howard Government has squandered an unprecedented opportunity to push for overdue reform in West Papua. The proposed security agreement is nothing more than a cynical handshake with the Indonesian military, a recognised source of instability within our region.

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Bon Fire Night at Viva 6 Fingers

08-11-2006 23:01

The Bon Fire
This 5th of November a massive bon fire took place at Aviva 6 Fingers. Organized by the collective that occupied the building as well as Ahi Karanga a local group of full mooners.

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Position Paper on Proposed “Referendum on the Rights of the Child”

08-11-2006 22:47

Two proposed amendments to the Irish Constitution were announced by Barnardos at a press conference on Monday 6th November 2006. In an apparent gesture of official support for the measure, Finance Minister Brian Cowen headlined the presentation. In a press release on their website (, Barnardos detailed the proposals announced at the press conference

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USA ELECTION UPDATE - pre-after. . . .

08-11-2006 19:53

update. . . .

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U.S. Secretary Of Defence 'resigns'

08-11-2006 19:29

Donald Rumsfeld (U.S. Defence Secretary) 'resigns?' - booted out to save his boss's neck more like! Fuck off and good riddance. Time will tell if some semblance of common returns to the U.S in the future.

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Leeds ABC Benefit in Hull

08-11-2006 17:22

A benefit for Leeds Anarchist Black Cross.

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Shell to Sea activists disrupt Dempsey at oil bosses conference

08-11-2006 17:21

Secuity breached by activists to deliver message to potential "investors"

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08-11-2006 17:13

11 young Filipino environmentalists tortured and framed for guerilla attack - protest held at Filipino embassy last Friday, and further international solidarity needed!

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Outrage as Home Office deport 7yr old despite knowing her mother was in the UK

08-11-2006 17:10

Refugee support groups today expressed outrage at the Home Office forcibly returning a seven year old girl to Kenya despite being repeatedly informed by an MP, officers from Strathclyde Police and lawyers, that her mother was living in the UK.

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Nigel Turner, Chief Executive of BMI Airways is comming to Nottingham

08-11-2006 16:17

Nigel Turner, Chief Executive of BMI Airways will be in Nottingham at Park Plaza Hotel, Maid Marion Way, Nottingham
on Friday 10 November 2006

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Women all over the Big Screen

08-11-2006 15:07

BeyondTV international Film Festival

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Grossman's speech

08-11-2006 10:04

Dave Grossman 1
Time to talk.

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Leeds Film fringe to remember Ken Saro-Wiwa 11 years after his execution

08-11-2006 08:18

Ogoni writer and political activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, will be remembered with films and talks this Saturday at the radical fringe of this year’s Leeds International Film Festival at the Common Place Social Centre in Wharf Street. The final programme has been announced.

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Day of Resistance to the War: March 19th, 2007

07-11-2006 23:32

On March 19th 2007, we call for a worldwide day of resistance to the imperialist, racist and senseless war in Iraq. We propose occupations, acts of civil disobedience, and direct action. We propose that these acts of resistance be directed towards governments, military recruitment centres, corporations, and other institutions that perpetuate empire and war.

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Viva! Duck Day, 11 November

07-11-2006 23:02

On Saturday 11 November, Viva! is running a day of action for ducks. Ducks are possibly Britain’s favourite birds; yet, 19 million of these individuals were killed for meat in the UK last year. According to Viva! 95% of them had prison-like cramped lives. If you buy duck meat from almost any major restaurant or supermarket the animals will not have had any access to water to swim in.
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