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At 2.30 about 80 odd people had assembled outside Dalston overground station but the police quickly tried to kettle the crowd out of the way of the public insisting we hadn't the right to assemble within given consent. I counted 5/6 full vans within sight of where we were and the police lines managed to pen in about 60 odd people curtailing any possibilities for further action, this included most of the Greeks who'd come out for the action.
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Greek rioters blind police succesfully with lasers. watch the first parts of this vid:
Since early this winter, Iceland has been facing economic crisis. At the same time as "regular" mass demonstrations are taking place, more radical actions have been increasing. Anarchists, socialists, other radical leftists, and just average people have started taking direct action against the government and global capitalism. Here is a summary of what has been happening in Iceland for the last two and a half months.
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Join us on Saturday 10th January 2009 to march around the proposed open cast coal mine site at Newton Lane, near Fairburn Ings nature reserve and Castleford.
the new card postal for Christmas - Athens 2008
Send it to your friends..
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3:30pm update. Get down to Dalston Station now if you can! Police have cordoned in a hundred protesters and are refusing to let anyone leave or join them. They are being very heavy handed having viciously attacked people trying to leave the cordon injuring several of them! URGENT HELP IS NEEDED NOW!
Around 100 or so people at Dalston Kingsland Station, heavy police presence, scuffles broke out with police, 2 people arrested. Police containment in operation.
Τhe radio station of Athens 9.84 FM belonging to the manicipality of Athens , occupied today at around 12:00am by demonstrators for around half an hour , broadcasting news for the activities happening and the forecoming actions..
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On Saturday December 6th, 15 year old Alex Grigoropoulos was shot dead in cold-blood by police in the Exarhia district of Athens following an altercation between police and local youths. He was taken to Evaggelismos hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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The South Korean government is pursuing a series of restrictions on Internet use to prevent what the embattled administration of President Lee Myung Bak calls the spread of false information that prompts social unrest.
For self employment including providing jobs to others, PMEGP is the best scheme introduced by the Govt. of India but the implementation is very slow said Abhishek Kadyan, a TV Journalist here in Delhi today, further he said that the central Govt. should review the formation of the District level task force committee & the scheme should be implemented as per pattern of the REGP in past.
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The Greek Intifada continues and the government is unable to impose its control in the country, spreading fears among the ruling classes all over the European Union.
It is very difficult to work honestly in the present system, as many as peoples involved in the Govt. purchase, worked with their hidden agenda's along with vested interests. If they purchased through approved source of supply then local official's of the Education Department feel free to approve sub standard materials, said Naresh Kadyan of PFA Haryana, further he said that deal should be transparent & with the manufactures to avoid any complications.
Some thoughts on the events that are reshaping Greece these days