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Activists from across the south paid our weekly visit to Ciba Vision, Novartis.
Attila the Stockbroker, from 9 pm, The Cowley Club, Brighton
Parents of the imprisoned animal protectionists protested on the 6th August in front of the Ministry for Justice in Vienna. They expressed how appalled they are at the continuing remand custody of their children. The parents are extremely concerned about the psychological damage that their children are undoubtedly suffering due to this forced separation from their loved ones, and how this may affect them long term. They also talked to media of their own pain at not having seen their children in such a long time.
Iranian refugee Nadir Zarebee hanged himself after NASS- appointed accommodation made him homeless.
Mohammad Hussain, Iraqui refugee and activist for asylum rights died of cancer, wich went undetected and treated while he was detained at Linbdholme IRC.
Mohammad Hussain dies of cancer following 8 years struggling to gain refugee status
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At USAF Mildenhall today, activists linked to the climate camp made a surprise appearance. Dressed as military aircraft and traffic jam both with CO2 technicians. They attempted to entertain whilst defiantly educating the troops and passers by. They said they where there to raise awareness of the large CO2 emissions created by Military aircraft.
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The Rotten Borough of Rushmoor is proposing issuing every household in the borough with brand new, half-size wheelie bins. These are to replace existing full-size wheelie bins. This exercise in crass stupidity will cost the local taxpayer at least £750,000, be at a huge environmental cost for an oil-based product and lead to environmental health risks of fly-tipping, overflowing bins, maggots and rats.
5 weeks to go and its looking good!
With over a month to go until Bristol’s Anarchist Bookfair, we are already fully booked up with stalls & workshops.
As the current crisis of capital deepens and yet another war (Georgia/Russia) breaks out over land and energy resources, we need more than ever a serious alternative to the chaos of the present world order and the suffering it inflicts upon us. And we need to take the time to properly sit down & chat about it – as equals.
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the water cooling inlet system of kingsnorth power station was shut down because of four protesters who conducted a peacefull sitdown protest above it.
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Paul Morozzo, arrested while attempting to enter Climate Camp in breach of his bail conditions (imposed for his participation in the Drax coal train occupation on 13 June 2008), was freed by Selby magistrates court today, Monday 11 August.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Monday August 11th, 2008.
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Global Citizenship is largely undefined as there are multiple global experiences and identities such as multinational employees and immigrants. It is argued that the concept of Global Citizenship is far removed from a tangential definition.
Smash EDO Press Release
Monday 11th August
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This morning, six Climate Camp activists climbed the roof of Smithfield meat market to highlight the links between climate change and meat consumption. The activists dropped a banner bearing the message “Fight climate change - Go Vegan”.