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McClellan's Warning on Iran

02-06-2008 18:32

It's time to DEMAND that our 'elected leaders' take action against these criminals, and if they won't, to hold them accountable for their own crimes in collaborating in these War Crimes.

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Israeli Extremists Approve Even MORE Illegal Settlement Spaces

02-06-2008 18:27

Starting to get it?

These Extremists reject any 'peace' which would require them to accept their legal and moral obligations, and will continue their war to wipe Palestine off the map (which will perpetuate the threat and misery experienced by all Israelis) until they succeed, or until someone stands up to stop them.

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Fight the Height in Walthamstow, London, Sunday 1 June

02-06-2008 17:40

Walthamstow deserves better
A lively demonstration in Walthamstow, London on Sunday 1 June, 2008 used tomatoes donated by market traders to express opposition to the council and developer St Modwen's plans for the development of the long-empty 'Arcade' site. Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

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Bush Replays Iraq Games on Iran

02-06-2008 17:16

Stop! Please. Get beneath the hype over former White House press secretary Scott McClellan’s book, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception. Don’t miss forest for trees.

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10th June London - Survival Picket in Solidarity with the Dongria Kondh Tribe

02-06-2008 16:10

The Dongria Kondh tribe of India and the land they live in is threatened with destruction by the UK company Vedanta. Vedanta wants to create a giant open-cast mine on the Dongria Kondh's sacred mountain, destroying the lush forests that grow there and polluting the rivers.

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Palestine Today 060208

02-06-2008 14:45

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Monday June 2nd, 2008.

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Demand the release of Hicham Yezza

02-06-2008 14:07

The planned June 1 deportation of University of Nottingham staff member Hicham Yezza was cancelled on May 30. The change was necessitated by an application to the High Court that same day, seeking a judicial review of the Home Office’s decision.

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Fuel price protests spread across Europe

02-06-2008 14:05

Growing anger over soaring fuel prices has prompted a wave of strikes and demonstrations across Europe that is fast becoming a major political crisis for the European bourgeoisie. After fishermen in France went on strike, their counterparts in Portugal, Spain, and Italy began indefinite nationwide work stoppages on May 30 to protest against soaring oil prices. Truck drivers, farmers, taxi drivers and ambulance workers across the continent also staged protests.

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Activist occupy labs associated with GM trials

02-06-2008 13:47

Activist hang banner at UK GM trial lab; activists opposed to the BASF trial of GM potatoes have hung a banner and occupied part of the grounds of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) in Cambridge.

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Demonstrate Against Britain's Racist Immigration Laws

02-06-2008 09:25

Show solidarity with asylum seekers and immigrants
Protest against reporting and detention centres!

Outside the UK Immigration Service Communications House
210 Old Street, London , EC1V 9BR
(nearest tube – Old Street )

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Dear Europe. An appeal by Rebecca Covaciu

02-06-2008 08:14

Her name is Rebecca and she is a 12-year-old Roma artist who is being brutally persecuted in Italy in spite of her winning the UNICEF 2008 Prize for “Art and Interculture”.

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Manc. SolFed Public Meeting, June 10th - Grass Roots Campaigning against Fascism

01-06-2008 23:28

The next public meeting being held by SolFed in Manchester will be a talk given by a member of Oldham United Against Racism on efforts at countering fasicsm.

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Letter from Ivan and Bruno from the prisons of Fresnes and Villepinte

01-06-2008 23:14

Greetings to all friends, to all those who are not resigned to the situation in which we live: police occupation of the streets, of the cities, raids, deportations, arrests, daily difficulties, the dispossession of our lives; the situation that pushes us to cede a major part of our lives to the bosses of every genre, to those who preside over our destinies, to power. If we've taken the road of revolt, it's for all these reasons, to retake the power over our lives, for the freedom to live.

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Meeting Report: Binyam Mohamed: The Last Londoner in Guantánamo Bay

01-06-2008 22:43

At the start of the meeting, David Harrold speaking
Over 100 people attended a public meeting organised by the LGC on Saturday 31 May concerning the plight of Binyam Mohamed, a British resident currently facing a military tribunal and potentially the death penalty at Guantánamo Bay

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Climate Camp Film Night - Camden, Monday 2nd

01-06-2008 22:20

All welcome - Free Entry!

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The Roma and security: ana appeal from EveryOne Group

01-06-2008 21:09


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Action needed to halt deportation of mother and son to Ethiopia this Wednesday

01-06-2008 21:06

In the early hours of Friday morning TCAR member Ayisha Abeli was snatched from her home together with her three year old son. They are currently being held in Yarls Wood detention centre, and have been told they will be deported to Ethiopia on Wednesday 4th June at 9pm.

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Austrian Animal Rights Activist on Hunger Strike

01-06-2008 20:46

Ten Austrian animal rights campaigners have been held for two weeks without charge after draconian raids on the 21st May. One has been on hunger strike since then and is becoming very weak. We urgently need international support to exert pressure on the Austrian authorities and media.

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Proposed Treaty Turns Internet Into a Virtual Police State

01-06-2008 20:45

Leaked documents are one of the banes of modern western politics. They reveal exercises and actions being proposed that are generally objectionable to the public. Such a leak occurred with the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which seeks to turn the internet into a virtual police state.
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