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NaziRock, a film about Italian fascism, June 26, London

22-06-2008 18:28

A film by Claudio lazzaro about Italian fascism

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Young Communist seized and interrogated ahead of SOAS conference

22-06-2008 18:01

Buti Manamela was detained and harassed for his political beliefs
The national secretary of the South African Young Communist League (YCL), Buti Manamela, was interrogated for hours by the anti-terrorist unit of the British police last week at Heathrow Airport in London on his way to an event on Socialism at Britain's most prestigious Colonial College, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He tells us of his experience.

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All diamonds are still blood diamonds

22-06-2008 16:58

Diamond diggers in Sierra Leone
The movie, the celebrities and the publicity have come and gone. Now the conditions for the people of Sierra Leone are worse than ever. The popular Africanist Movement is struggling to change that.

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Anti-fur protest for Harrods Summer Sale opening‏

22-06-2008 16:46

Last year's Summer Sale opening with Sarah Michelle Gellar
Monday 30th June, from 8am to 9am
Morning protest at the Harrods Summer Sale Opening
Knightsbridge, London SW1

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Quietly and without sorrow: purging the undesireable in a Scientologist world

22-06-2008 14:34

The Church of Scientology is an international cult founded by science fiction writer L Ron Hubbard. Hubbard was an authoritarian with delusions of power, who sought to have his movement conquer the world and have his teachings form the basis of the new society.

But every utopia has its dissidents, every Eden its snake. And Hubbard was ready for them.

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Hands Off Iran Peace Strike.

22-06-2008 14:27

The 'underlying' cause of modern conflict.
Members of the Parliament Square Peace Campaign conduct the 'Hands Off Iran' Peace Strike outside the British Parliament building to collect signatures in opposition to the 'confrontation' developing between the US, UK, Israel and Iran in the Middle East.

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Action Alert: Top HLS Investor - Part 3

22-06-2008 14:13

Contact Raymond James, and tell them to tell their parent company Eagle Assets to divest from LSR!

Eagle Asset are now Huntingdon Life Sciences' largest investor with over 15 million dollars in shares.

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Parliament Square Tent City

22-06-2008 11:27

Deportation of Iraqi nationals in the UK.
Campaigners and activists gather in Parliament Square to hold a 'Tent City' in protest at the British Governments continued programme of deportation of people of Iraqi nationality.

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Transport from Notts to Climate Camp

22-06-2008 09:55

The Eastside transport group are arranging transport for people and stuff to and from Climate Camp.

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March against the BNP disaster

22-06-2008 08:28

What an awful day!

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Australia and the ICCPR

22-06-2008 05:34

In its Chapter 13 of its election platform of 2007, The Australian Labor Party promised to uphold the ICCPR and adhere to its obligations. Under John Howard many including myself had to have recourse to the UNHRC to uphold our rights. It should now be a relatively simple matter to get those decisions implemented......however

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Bomb Iran? What's to Stop Us?

22-06-2008 00:51

Just because such an attack is insane, and the consequences of such an attack can have catastrophic repercussions not only on Iran, but the world, is no reason to think that the numbskulls in Washington and Tel Aviv won't do it.
In classic literature, in tragedy, there is a quality which characterizes the doomed hero (or heroine), and that is the concept of hubris.

Hubris is defined as "overweening pride, self-confidence or arrogance, often resulting in fatal retribution."

The kind of thinking by American and Israeli politicians which concludes in the sure and certain belief that there will be no real consequences of such an attack on Iran is hubris to the point of complete madness.

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film and pics of today's tent city demo in parliament square

22-06-2008 00:39

Video banner organised a 24-hour unauthorised 'tent city' in parliament square which started soon after midday on midsummer's day, the 21st june. they are highlighting the increasing number of iraqi and kurdish refugees being deported from the uk to a war zone which we helped create

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Artspace Exhibition at Social Centre.

21-06-2008 22:56

All this weekend Mill Road Social Centre is hosting an exhibition by local visual artists in their friendly and informal environment.

Below are some samples of the work to whet your appetite.

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New Nerve magazine launched in Liverpool

21-06-2008 20:26

As always, the magazine is available for free from local cafes, libraries, exhibition spaces, and News From Nowhere on Bold Street.

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Israeli Owned Agrexco Warehouse Shut Down

21-06-2008 19:16

In the early houses of Saturday morning, activists occupied and shut-down the HQ and only UK frefight warehouse of Carmel Agrexco - Israel's largest agricultural exporter form the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The occupation held for over 6 hours until they were forcibly removed at 12 noon.

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A visit to the Opencast Squat

21-06-2008 18:17

I decided to take a trip to Shipley today to see how the new residents of Prospect farm were settling in.

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Sacked airport shop steward rejects union compensation 'offer'

21-06-2008 15:55

'I refuse to be bribed and blackmailed into silence. My struggle for justice continues' - Gordon McNeill

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Stop the zionist festival in London on June 29th!

21-06-2008 15:37

On Sunday June the 29th thousands of zionist supportters will gather in central London to celebrate 60 years since the founding of Israel by the theft and ethnic cleansing of 700,000 Palestinian arabs. See this:
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