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On the Ground: San Cristobal, Chiapas - Dirty Water on a Death Bed

09-12-2006 23:12

A Barrio lying on the edge of a polluted stream
The latest report on polluted water resources and corporate privatisation from IMC correspondent Oscar Beard in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

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Bring David Hicks home - thousands of people rally across Australia

09-12-2006 22:01

Adelaide Rally
"John Howard, he doesn't want (to) bring David Hicks here for so many reasons, because he's a good witness against the crime of the government overseas."

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09-12-2006 18:28

50 lee street E8 (hackney)

SUNDAY 10 OF DECEMBER from 7 p.m.

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Whose War on Whose Terror? Reclaiming Our Rights

09-12-2006 18:20

Yesterday, I was fortunate to have been one of the opening plenary speakers at the 'Reclaiming Our Rights' conference at the Human Rights and Social Justice Institute at the London Metropolitan University, organized mainly by the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC). It was an excellent conference bringing together some of the leading dissident organizations involved in political activism against the anti-terror laws. Speakers included people like Craig Murray, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan; Mark Thomas, political comedian and journalist; Gareth Pierce, leading human rights lawyer; Brian Haw, the permanent Parliament Square protestor; among many others.

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Stencil Graffiti from San Cristobal de Las Casas

09-12-2006 17:28

Some photographs of stencil graffiti from the surrounding barrios of San Cristobal.

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Anarchist prisoners on hunger strike in Greece

09-12-2006 17:14

We publish two letters from anarchist prisoners from Greece.

Please suport.

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Nobel Peace Laureate Arrested at Faslane, Scotland

09-12-2006 15:32

Five people, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Mark Chapman, Philip Mangold, Ann Patterson and Miriam Turley were arrested by Strathclyde police outside the UK trident nuclear submarine base at Faslane , Scotland on Saturday 9 December at 12 noon. Mairead Maguire is a Nobel Peace Laureate and honorary President of the Peace People . The five were part of a larger group called that had come from Ireland as part of the Faslane 365 campaign to protest against nuclear weapons of mass destruction at the Base. The blockade lasted about 40 minutes while the traffic was slowed down to a single lane. The other members of the group sang songs and shouted words of encouragement while the five were being arrested.

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Vision of future is boot stamping on face

09-12-2006 14:52

From the film 1984 - humans are the expendable means to maintaining control. War is the means of controlling the economy. Resistance is real.

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13th DECEMBER decision from the Botswana high courts- action now please

09-12-2006 13:27

we love tribal peoples, they have a place in our earth, so why are they being pushed out of existence and how can we gravitate to a free world for all of us....maintain your freedom of speech and give a call to the people who are questioning this answer, the answer that will have all the peoples a place and some choices for the future...

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Asylum seekers protest treatment at detention centres

09-12-2006 10:44

Asylum seekers, refugees and undocumented workers seeking to remain in Britain last week staged a protest in response to their treatment at Harmondsworth detention centre near Heathrow, London.

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UPRISING RADIO: Mumia Abu-Jamal after 25 years

09-12-2006 05:52

Uprising Radio: 25th anniversary of Mumia’s Arrest
GUEST: Hans Bennett, Philadelphia based photo-journalist who has been documenting the free-Mumia movement. View his new series on Mumia published in the weeks leading up to December 9:

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Photos/Report - Eritrean embassy demo on human rights day 8/12/06

09-12-2006 00:54

About 80 to 100 brave Eritreans turned up outside the Eritrean embassy today (saturday 8th Dec 2006) to commemorate the International Human Rights Day and demand freedom and justice in from the government of their country. (Photo plus background below. Video to follow)

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Public Statement on behalf of Donald Currie

09-12-2006 00:35

Animal rights activist Don Currie was yesterday sentenced to 12 years in prison, for carrying out crimes of compassion against those who collaborate with the notorious animal torturers Huntingdon Life Sciences(HLS). Read a public statement about the case below.

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Islamophobic Britain

09-12-2006 00:24

Blair is a racist maniac

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BNP takes 13% of vote in Horsham By-Election

08-12-2006 22:33

In the By-Election for the Denne ward in Horsham, the BNP candidate Richard James Trower has taken nearly 13% of the vote, coming third after the Lib Dems and the Tories.

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Mexican journalists give recognition to Indymedia Mexico and to Brad Will

08-12-2006 21:04

* The Journalists Club of Mexico (El Club de Periodistas de Mexico) and the Antonio Sáenz de Miera Foundation recognize the "cooperation without orders" of Indymedia Mexico.
* Bradley Ronald Will, murdered in Oaxaca, receives a posthumous recognition for his important informative work.

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An italian view on London spy-story

08-12-2006 20:07

I was in London when the russian ex-KGB spy was killed into a Sushi pub in Picadilly, London. Once back in Italy I followed the clue and found that the italian intriguing person, Mario Scaramella, seems a not-so-casual victim of this story.

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Justice for Cleaners: Stop Press. Victory number 2, events cancelled.

08-12-2006 18:22

The Fast for Justice by cleaners planned for next week has been cancelled due to a premature victory. Sounds like a pretty good reason!

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Leeds No Borders in Solidarity with Harmondsworth Detainees

08-12-2006 16:58

Friday 1st December. Following revelations concerning the atrocities perpetuated in the Harmondsworth Removal Centre, and subsequent riots, Leeds No Borders gathered outside of the Waterside Reporting Centre to express solidarity with asylum seekers and raise awareness of Watersides status as the shame of Leeds.

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Sack Parliament Defendants Solidarity 11th Dec

08-12-2006 15:21

On Monday 11th December people will be gathering outside Charing Cross Police Station from 9am to show solidarity with those arrested at Sack Parliament.
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