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Postcard from Gaza

02-07-2007 09:45

report on current situation in Gaza by Yasser Nassar, who works for Oxfam on Water and Sanitation
- also included is Palestine Solidarity Campaign's recent statement on UK govt's role in crisis in West Bank, Gaza & East Jerusalem
- See also at foot of this posting the Joint Aid-Agency Press Release humanitarian
crisis facing Gaza from July 2006.

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Actions In Support of John Bowden – Friday 13th July

02-07-2007 08:37

Solidarity with long-term prison-resister John Bowden

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FoE Under More Pressure on Meat/Dairy Production

02-07-2007 01:30

Redditch Vegetarians & Vegans have recently helped Redditch Friends of the Earth to draft a Motion which will(hopefully) be presented at the FoE Local Groups Conference in September. The Motion urges National FoE to publish detailed information about how plant based diets are infinitely more eco-friendly than meat/dairy based diets. If you`re a member of a local FoE group, you can help make sure this Motion is passed!

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Cambridge GM potato field picnic

02-07-2007 00:26

Video Menace in the graveyard at the start point
Not entirely successful action against genetically modified potato crop. Well the picnic right next to the site was successful but the crop remains intact and is nearly ready for lifting.

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Arrested! anti-GM protest pics

01-07-2007 22:32

who says the young arn't interested in politics
Sunday July 1st. Anti-GM campaigns take protest direct to test site in Girton near Cambridge. One protester is arrested scaling the fence erected to protect the GM potato crop and another is arrested later on for alleged criminal damage.

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Immigrant Workers: Police Harrasment in Cardiff

01-07-2007 20:10

On Friday, the police sealed off both ends of Caroline Street (popularly known as Chip Alley) shutting down the street for half-an-hour as immigration and border authorities raided local fast food outlets. Newspaper Report:

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Fantasia Film Festival Forced To Add Screenings For Your Mommy Kills Animals

01-07-2007 19:37

Theatrical Poster
The controversial feature film documentary Your Mommy Kills Animals sold out before the Fantasia Film Festival opens next week forcing it to add more screenings. Critics have stated that this film will outcontroversy Michael Moore's Sicko this summer and is a 'must see'.

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Call out to stop deportation

01-07-2007 19:32

This is a call-out for action to stop the deportation of a woman based in Birmingham. The woman who was seeking asylum from the DR Congo was detained on friday and is due to be deported this thursday.

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Two Great Movies At Camberwell Squatted Centre

01-07-2007 19:09

FLYER for the evening's event

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'Cut the Carbon' Cyclecade launches new petition

01-07-2007 18:29

Green Councillor Bernard Little addressing the rally
The Cut the Carbon Cyclecade organised in Sheffield Saturday 30th June by Sheffield Campaign Against Climate Change attracted 40 cyclists to rally in Barkers Pool. Speakers supported the launch of the petition calling on Sheffield City Council to put a Carbon Reduction Plan at the heart of the City Strategy, and cut carbon dioxide emissions by at least 6% a year across the city.

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G8 Info-Tour hits Lancaster

01-07-2007 17:15

G8 2007: Did you get the full picture?
An activist from Berlin, the Dissent! network, is touring the UK as a guest of Info-Evenings. Next Sunday is Lancaster's turn to host...

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FIT watch at Disarm DSEi meeting

01-07-2007 15:50

A journalist being stopped from getting on the steps by police
Some photos from outside ULU before the Disarm DSEi public meeting. As expected the FIT team were out in force taking photos and intimidating people. This time though a group of about ten were there to stop them taking photos.

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Strategia della Tensione

01-07-2007 15:35

The bombs in London and Glasgow may well be down to Jihadists, but let's look a little more deeply into the matter.

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Critical Mass 29th June

01-07-2007 15:14

Crossing Blackfriars
The June Critical Mass, with a few hundred cyclists, was a fun ride through the City and Holborn and managed to stay dry the whole way through!

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Disarm DSEi: Days of Action Against the Arms Trade

01-07-2007 15:03

In the run up to DSEi 2007, DISARM DSEi is calling for two days of autonomous actions against the arms trade. There were 1,201 exhibitors at the last DSEi, find out which is the nearest to you. Take action and say no to death and destruction on your doorstep.

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Account of DISARM DSEi public meeting

01-07-2007 14:30

This meeting was called to discuss plans for disrupting the world’s largest arms fair, DSEi (Defence Systems and Equipment International) which takes place on 11th – 14th September 2007 at the ExCeL Centre in East London.

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London Olympics: a toxic legacy?

01-07-2007 12:33

Clounds of dust kicked up by machinary on site, Clays Lane Estate in background
What is to be the London Olympic Park is a heavily contaminated ex-industrial site. Works to clean up the site may pose health risks to Londoners.

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Queers Banned at Pride!

01-07-2007 12:01

Marchers carrying banners with the word 'queer' displayed on them were forbidden from displaying them at yesterday's Gay Pride event in London

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Great White bites off more than it can chew?

01-07-2007 11:11

Yet another BNP business venture hits hard times - and far worse are coming.
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