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Resisiting deporation/ some families released

14-12-2007 18:48

Back in their Home Towns - Aliyeva & Adediwura Families

Maud Lennard - 7 attempts to remove, Still here, Still resisting

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This Week In Palestine – Week 50 2007

14-12-2007 17:52

This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for December 8th, through December 14th, 2007.

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Police do their best to contain NATO chaos; succeed (just)

14-12-2007 17:42

Police let show their lack of a plan for today's NATO summit on the outskirts of Edinburgh, not knowing quite what to do with activists found well inside their supposedly secure area.

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Call To Action:Christmas Demo for Housing 17th Dec 6pm Hackney Town Hall

14-12-2007 17:16

Hackney “Scrooge” won’t house us: We won’t be turned away

Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street E8 []
6 - 7:30 PM

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genova-g8: Details of the sentence

14-12-2007 17:12

Clarification about the sentence for 25 protesters from Genova 2001 during the g8 summit.

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Hackney Party Tonight...

14-12-2007 16:48

Resonance DJ's, Indymedia Cinema, Carol Singers and much much more...The George Pub, Glenarm Road, Hackney.

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CDC refuses to disclose details of infection of cardiac surgery patients

14-12-2007 16:47

The Fresno Bee is reporting: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued findings of its investigation into the infections of at least 12 cardiac surgery patients at Saint Agnes Medical Center earlier this year, but refused to release them to the public.

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g8 - genova: Sentence from 6 months to 11 years for 24 protesters

14-12-2007 16:44

Quick translation from

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London: Improvements for the homeless

14-12-2007 15:39

A new campaign to improve the lot of homeless people in London has been gathering steam after it was launched by the London Coalition Against Poverty (LCAP), finds Freedom newspaper.

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Mars Attacks! The corporatisation of Birmingham's community space

14-12-2007 14:23

Mars Pension Trustees, owners of Fiveways Centre in Birmingham, are threatening to shut it down in the New Year regardless of no planning application having been submitted and no firm proposals for development in place. This will mean the closure of some independent businesses that add great diversity to the corporate landscape of Birmingham City Centre including Cafe One, Fairtrade music venue and meeting space for student and campaign groups inc. Amnesty, Green Party, Respect and Oxfam. No offer of relocation or settlement has been forthcoming as social enterprise is not considered acceptable in the corporatisation of this lively community space.

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WM IWW Xmas benefit for union courier killed at work - 20/12/07

14-12-2007 13:58

Mission Print IWW Job Branch proudly presents...

Xmas Benefit Gig for the Ryan Boudreau Memorial Fund - Union cycle courier killed on the job. An injury to one is an injury to all.

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Quick report of short, small and sociable anti NATO protest:

14-12-2007 13:44

small anti NATO protest at Craigiehall
Since early Friday morning about thirty people, amongst them a dozen cyclists, blockaded the main road to the NATO summit in Craigiehill, in between Edinburgh and South Queensferry. There were no known arrests, but a heavy police presence including mounted police and dogs.

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SPEAK founder charged with arson.

14-12-2007 13:23

Mel Broughton, founder of SPEAK charged over Oxford university arson attempts.

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‘Multi-million bonuses shame City’ Tax haven poverty alert

14-12-2007 13:12

The anti-poverty charity War on Want today attacked the City of London for paying out million of pounds in Christmas bonuses while denying many of the world’s poorest countries the tax owed by British companies.

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No Christmas Cheer as Arms Giant Lockheed Gets Locked Out

14-12-2007 12:13

“We never forget who we’re murdering and spying for”. Cornerstone of the UK military-industrial complex / Orwellian state, US-based arms firm Lockheed Martin was targeted early on Thursday morning (13th December) at its central London HQ as activists from Trident Ploughshares and London Catholic Worker delivered a seasonal message to the company, locking workers out of the building for 45 minutes.

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National Squatters Meeting 9-10 February 2008 Leeds

14-12-2007 11:57

So we are inviting people involved in all squatted autonomous spaces around the UK to meet and discuss the squatting situation and some preparation for the days of action in April. The idea for this meeting is inspired by the recent international meeting in Dijon.

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Lecture on aerial warfare invaded

14-12-2007 11:36

Sheffield University invited Air Marshal Stuart Peach (CBE) to give a lecture on aerial warfare, a group of around 12 activists disrupted it in protest.

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Blair: The Money Raker

14-12-2007 10:26

Blair, having served wealthy elites and Washington, while in office, continues his service but is also making a killing for himself.

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Hundreds expected to march against Sequani animal torture labs in Ledbury

14-12-2007 09:50

Sequani Flyer
For Immediate release:
12th December 2007

Chris Dowdeswell (Western Animal Rights Network) – 01452 539673

Activists from around the country are travelling for a national march and demonstration in Ledbury this Saturday 15th December commencing at 12:00 from Ledbury train station marching through the town centre and through residential areas.

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Ivan Milat Hopeful of Again Being Cleared by New DNA Evidence

14-12-2007 09:30

Ivan Milat, allegedly the 'Backpacker Murderer', has lodged another application for a review of his case. New DNA evidence may be tested by an eminent British archaeologist.
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