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Shaker Aamer: A South London Man in Guantanamo

13-06-2007 11:11

Shaker Aamer: DETAINEE 239
ageprisoners presents:


A Call for His Release


Memon Centre, 3 Weir Road, Balham, London, SW12 0LT.

A conference to mark 2000 days of the existence of Guantanamo Bay and the ongoing imprisonment of Shaker and others

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Whats hot and not G8 2007

13-06-2007 10:10

G82007 Heiligendamm

What's hot and not

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Sleepouts across Britain, to highlight destitution of people refused aylum

13-06-2007 10:08

As part of the Still Human Still Here campaign to change the Government policy of making people refused asylum destitute, 17 events have been organised across Britain. Centred on Friday 22 June, but vary from 16 June to 6 July.

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CASMII calls for ethical journalism in response to Observer article on Iran

13-06-2007 01:00

The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) is greatly alarmed by the publication in the Observer 10.06.07 of an article "MI6 probes UK link to nuclear trade with Iran", by Mark Townsend, which propagates unfounded allegations and distortions against Iran, similar to the reports in 2003 that paved the way to the bloodbath in Iraq; nearly all of which now discredited.

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The War on Consciousness

12-06-2007 23:57

We are truly in a war. It is not the war we imagine we are in, which is the way our true adversaries want it. It is not a foreign war against a foreign enemy. It is a war on consciousness, a war on our own minds. The global war on terror that is being fought around the world is an embodied reflection in the material world of a deeper, more fundamental war that is going on in the realm of consciousness itself.

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Video of Prisoner Solidarity March, 08/06/07

12-06-2007 23:29

Video Rushes of the G8 Prisoner Solidarity March

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Liverpool Permaculture Society Film Screening Details Changed

12-06-2007 23:25

Liverpool Permaculture Society are trying to raise awareness around the issues of Peak Oil & Climate Change & to promote organised community response & planned Energy Descent in the face of these challenges.

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Complaints lodged with EU against the Irish State

12-06-2007 23:11

The Tara Foundation has lodged complaints with the European Commission against the Irish State over the M3 Motorway in Co. Meath and the onshore gas refinery at Ballinaboy, Co Mayo

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Mamma Mia, it's a game we play!

12-06-2007 22:56

Two narratives - only one truth!
The Abba musical, Mamma Mia looks like it might not be playing in Israel. As part of a growing backlash against all things British, local theatre companies in Israel are refusing to stage the musical. Angered at the vote for academic sanctions against the zionist state, Israeli pressure groups calling for a boycott of all things British. “The British people should know we are very disappointed in England,” said Otniel Schneller, an Israeli parliament member who helped to draft the Bill aimed at punishing Britain.

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Day of Action Against Police Brutality

12-06-2007 21:22

A proposal to establish October 22nd as a day of action against police brutality, repression, and the criminalisation of youth, trade unionists, migrants, protesters, football supporters, Brian Haw, Critical Mass, Hunt saboteurs, drinkers, smokers, hoodies, drug users etc.

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Whats hot and not G82007 Heiligendamm

12-06-2007 19:46

From the streets, blockades and bars- the self- elected unrepresentative group of 8 that make up the whats hot team have this report.

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Google To Keep 18 Months Of Search Data

12-06-2007 18:31

Google has agreed to limit how long it keeps users' search records after facing criticisms from European legislators and liberties advocates in recent weeks.

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"Megan's Law" in the UK?

12-06-2007 18:29

The Home Office wishes to give parents access to the details of sex offenders who may have regular contact with their children. Children need to be protected from people who wish to abuse them, but will these specific plans work, is the proposal fair to offenders who haven't had sexual contact with children, and is this a genuine measure to protect children, or another policy of Populist politicians?

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june 29 critical mass summer party BBQ

12-06-2007 17:53

manchester cm june 2007
on friday 29th of june it is the next amazing critical mass in manchester!!!

meet 6pm central library.

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Burning of Margaret Hodge Effigy

12-06-2007 17:20

In an extra ordinary art performance artist Mark McGowan is to burn an effigy of Margaret Hodge, the Minister of State for Industry and the Regions at the Department of Trade and Industry. In a protest over her comments saying that established British families should be given priority over economic migrants for council housing.

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‘Cleansing’ the Two-state ‘Vision’ in Jerusalem

12-06-2007 17:17

“Israel Slides towards the Disastrous One State Trap,” The Baltimore Sun’s editorial concluded on June 5. The conclusion is no more true than in Jerusalem, where systematically and persistently Israel is accelerating her “Israelization” plans for eastern Jerusalem that will in the foreseen future doom the “land-for-peace” formula as obsolete, outdated and dead letter.

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12-06-2007 16:42

Protest government anti-union activity in Iraq

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Why your revolution is no liberation!

12-06-2007 16:33

Fight Antisemitism!
During the recent weeks and months a spirited debate developed in different German left wing newspapers and groups about the sense or non-sense, the perspectives and the means and goals of the mobilisation against the G8 summit. Different German and Austrian anti-fascist groups started a campaign to criticise a wrong analysis of capitalism widely spread in the anti-globalisation movement. In the context of this campaign several public discussions and lectures were held, a special webpage was set up but above all reader was published that contains a set of basic texts referring to this problem. This reader is available in German and English and will soon also be published in French in order to spread the debate also across other countries. Check it out:

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Turbulence: Ideas for movement (Issue #1 Online Now!)

12-06-2007 16:23

The articles from the first issue of 'Turbulence: Ideas for movement' are now available to read and download online at:
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