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Migrant’s and Refugees’ Rights March and Rally

07-05-2007 13:48

A multitude of groups, ranging from migrant groups, unions, religious groups, churches, human rights and social justice activists called for a joint rally and a National Day of Action and Celebration of Justice for Migrants on what turned out to be a wet bank holiday.
Read their announcement here:

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The spectacle strikes again. May day 2007 London

07-05-2007 13:16

Leaflet handed out in Trafalgar Square by the new Angry Brigade

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John Bowden Writes From Glenochil Prison

07-05-2007 12:08

Long-term prison resister John Bowden writes about his recent 'ghosting' to Glenochil maximum security prison, and about attempts to smear the Anarchist Black Cross as a "terrorist" and paramilitary" organisation.

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Anti-Sarko Riots Break Out in Paris, elsewhere

07-05-2007 11:55

Riot police in Paris fired tear gas into crowds which gathered after Nicolas Sarkozy's presidential election victory. The disturbances happened at the Place de la Bastille, a popular hub for demonstrations and strikes.

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Plane Stupid Callout for Local Groups

07-05-2007 11:21

Plane Stupid is looking for people to set up their own Plane Stupid groups in their local area to resist the growth of the aviation industry the fastest growing and least unchecked cause of climate change.

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Changes coming to London IMC

07-05-2007 11:15

If you make use of the London IMC region pages you might have seen the first signs of change coming to the site. So far this has been nothing more that adding a list of links to London specific campaigns, projects and spaces that might be of interest and have some kind of regular presence within reports on the indymedia newswire. Other changes are coming soon...

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Video - You Plant, We Dig

07-05-2007 10:32

Short video of the April 21st anti-GM rally and picnic that ended with the attempted underplanting of organic potatoes in a field thought to be earmarked for a BASF GM potato crop trial in Hedon near Hull.

8 mins, 19mb, H264 encoded

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support anti arms protester in court charged with DISTRESSING POLICE STALKER!

07-05-2007 10:07


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Fact Sheet: Twenty Reasons against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran

07-05-2007 09:48

Here, we examine and debunk the common myths and charges against Iran and provide a list of twenty reasons to oppose sanctions and military intervention in Iran. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) calls for immediate and direct negotiations between the US and Iran without any pre-conditions in order to avert a new even more horrifying catastrophe in the Middle East.

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The Sarkozy nightmare

07-05-2007 06:08

My nightmare4
has begun

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Switch off Capitalism...[temporarily as a test run] mp3s out

07-05-2007 01:56

Switch off Capitalism...
Mardi Grass Hemp Hours, Playspace and Scan Dot Org out now.

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Students baton-charged at Leeds house party

06-05-2007 22:40

In the small hours of Saturday 5th May, a party in Hyde Park was shut down with extreme force by West Yorkshire Police. The party of mainly Leeds University students, was peaceful until the Police closed roads, baton-charged partygoers and set loose attack dogs. Many students were hospitalised - there are reports of head injuries, dog bites to the genitals and elsewhere, with one student suffering a broken arm.

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Sarko Wins One for the Global Elite

06-05-2007 22:31

It certainly helps that enough people in France were bamboozled—as the Americans were bamboozled twice running—to put a dull shine of legitimacy on this phase of what will soon enough become one world tyranny and global slavery.

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M1 widening to cost £21m per mile

06-05-2007 21:45

Todays Observer contails an article about the cost of the M1 widening which is to cost £21m per mile: "Budget of huge project is now expected to exceed the annual GDP of a third of the world's countries". The first two paragraphs of the article follow, for more info see the feature article: Work Starts On M1 Widening As Protests Continue,

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6 Boat Lane, Evesham raid Tuesday 1st May 2007

06-05-2007 21:29

The following is an account written by one of the people who was raided in relation to 'animal rights extremism' on May 1st 2007

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Mayday Photos

06-05-2007 20:16

Trafalgar Square 1
More Mayday pics

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Esso Protest in Aberdeen

06-05-2007 19:08

Aberdeen protest
Some twenty members of Aberdeen Campaign Against Climate Change held a protest outside one of the Aberdeen Esso petrol stations on 28th April.

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STWC National Discussion Forum

06-05-2007 18:38

The national Stop The War Coalition discussion forum has just been created. This will enable all STWC members across the UK to discuss the current situation, communicate with each other and plan future events more effectively
This is a national forum and all STWC members/supporters and local groups are invited to join.

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Take Action to End the Occupation - 40 Years is Enough!

06-05-2007 17:39

40 Years is Enough!
Six Days of Action against the Occupation of Palestine - June 6-12 2007
Global Day of Action - June 9 2007

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global marijuana march: 14 held in moscow

06-05-2007 17:26

protests against cannabis prohibition took place in over 200 cities worldwide on saturday
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