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Australian Film Crew questioned by Chinese Military in Tibet

03-08-2007 09:46

Photo by Juin Hoo:
Independent Adelaide filmmakers, Lara Damiani and Alex Alexander, have overcome many obstacles since first deciding to make a documentary about Tibet in November last year. The latest involved questioning by Chinese military while filming in Tibet.

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Gates thieves Research project for Capitalists

03-08-2007 08:33

Ripping off Philanthropically, a finer refinement of Capitalism

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Video of July ride of London Critical Mass.

03-08-2007 07:09

Video Police videoing sound system rider
As usual at the start of the ride the police were threatening riders with sound systems with arrest if they dare to play them within the SOCPA zone around Parliament. Something they do not do to motorists with sound systems. The photos show police hassling a rider with a sound system.

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E-raq (by Latuff)

03-08-2007 05:33

Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Bush Hiding Secrets of "Dictator Act" from HomeSecCom Chairman.

03-08-2007 04:03

Captain Eric May, the Internet intelligence writer, updates his investigation into a possible summer false flag and dictatorship by Bush.

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The Shortwave Report 8/3/07 ¡Listen Globally!

03-08-2007 00:37

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

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Real Reason for Haiti raid

02-08-2007 23:24

Guy Philippe, the target of the raid, avoided capture and is now in hiding. He has since been heard on Haitian radio claiming his attempted arrest was for political reasons.

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The expression of the subversive love of the Cuban revolution

02-08-2007 21:01

Not only have you graduated as medical doctors, but also as humanists. You have learned what it means to practice international solidarity and have understood the reality of preventive and healing medicine in a socio-political context. This brings to reality the much celebrated phrase of Jose Marti: Homeland is humanity.

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Obama Follows the Neocon Mass Murder Script

02-08-2007 19:49

Now Obama wants to bomb them. Of course, this is simply political grandstanding, as the president is not really the decider guy but rather a factotum who takes orders from on-high. If our rulers want to kill “al-Qaeda”—that is to say, dirt farmers and peasants in Pakistan’s Federal Administered Tribal Areas—that is precisely what will happen, no matter if the commander guy is a Republican neocon or a Democrat neolib.

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Starbucks Organizing Hits Europe Along w/ Union-Busting

02-08-2007 19:13

Report from Starbucks organizing in Europe
by Diane Krauthamer and Adam Lincoln

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Mathew Street Festival Cancelled

02-08-2007 18:38

The multiple interests of the "leading health and safety experts" who have canned the Matthew Street Festival.

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Britain: Recruiting Kids to Kill

02-08-2007 18:31

Child Soldiers
In the UK children of sixteen can be recruited, an age too young to legally drive a car, drink a pint, or have a credit card. School Students Against the War are a vibrant, informed organisation, growing across the U.K.. and have launched a campaign in response: 'Troops Out of Our Schools - Troops Out of Iraq'.

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Iraq Success exposes politicians’ failure

02-08-2007 16:29

Iraq’s wildly celebrated victory in the Asian Cup on Sunday provided a stark contrast to lawmakers who appear hopelessly deadlocked over legislation designed to promote national reconciliation.

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Home office reps roasted by angry, well-informed Campsfield detainees

02-08-2007 15:45

Following Tuesday night's large, disciplined yard-protest and Wednesday morning's hunger strike, two Home Office representatives were called to Campsfield on Wednesday afternoon to hear the detainees' grievances. The pair, including the Assistant Director of Escorting Services at the Borders and Immigration Authority (Philip Schoelenberger?) were confronted by an angry, articulate, multi-national delegation of 22 detainees in a meeting that lasted 2 and a half hours.

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Urgent Action Needed for Ikram Family

02-08-2007 15:37

The Ikram Family - Mohammed Kashif, his wife Ansa Kashif and their three children, Farid Ali, Abdul Rehman and Abdul Momin - were detained on Tuesday 31st July at the Home Office in Glasgow when they went to sign on.

The Family were taken to Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre. On Wednesday, after a check up by the doctor at Dungavel, Mohammed was transferred to hospital. Mohammed suffers from high blood pressure and in the past has had to be admitted into hospital in emergencies as a result. They're due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Saturday 4th July at 20:30hrs on a Gulf Air flight number GF006 to Pakistan.

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Birmingham parents challenge educational underachievement

02-08-2007 15:33

More than 70 concerned parents, teachers, governors, councillors and local people came together in Digbeth, Birmingham, last week to discuss how to get local schools to do better for their underachieving pupils.

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Africanist Movement establishes program for 2007 Sierra Leone elections

02-08-2007 15:29

The Africanist Movement, an organization based in several territories in West Africa, launches its revolutionary national democratic program that will provide solutions for the desperate problems facing African people and expose the neocolonial petty bourgeoisie contending for power through the electoral process. This general campaign is occurring during the election season in Sierra Leone, where in early August members of parliament and a new president will be elected.

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Time for your 15 minutes of Fame

02-08-2007 15:22

A request for extras to appear as Road protestors in a forthcoming respected ITV production.

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West Midlands Climate Camp Neighbourhood Wish List

02-08-2007 15:10

Wish list of stuff to beg/borrow/skip/etc for the West Midlands neighbourhood at the Camp for Climate Action 2007

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'Seven Years On' KRAFT Seeks Sanctuary

02-08-2007 14:15

A report of KRAFT (Kirklees Refugees and Friends Together) seven year on celebration which took place in July
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