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SUNDAY 10 OF DECEMBER from 7 p.m.
09-12-2006 18:20Yesterday, 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.
09-12-2006 17:14We publish two letters from anarchist prisoners from Greece.
09-12-2006 15:32Five 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.
09-12-2006 14:52From the film 1984 - humans are the expendable means to maintaining control. War is the means of controlling the economy. Resistance is real.
09-12-2006 13:27we 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...
09-12-2006 10:44Asylum 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.
09-12-2006 05:52Uprising 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: http://hbjournalist1.googlepages.com/ms
09-12-2006 00:35Animal 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.
08-12-2006 22:33In 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.
* Bradley Ronald Will, murdered in Oaxaca, receives a posthumous recognition for his important informative work.
08-12-2006 20:07I 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.
08-12-2006 18:22The Fast for Justice by cleaners planned for next week has been cancelled due to a premature victory. Sounds like a pretty good reason!