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TONIGHT Tamil Solidarity Film & Discussion Night 8pm

04-02-2009 12:09

Tamil Solidarity Film & Discussion Night

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Interview with veteran and peace activist Allen Nelson

04-02-2009 11:09

Allen Nelson, Vietnam war veteran and peace activist from the U.S., shares his extraordinary experience in war, his personal transformation, his work for peace in and outside Japan, and his hopes for the future at a time when U.S. militarism shows no sign of slowing down.

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Killing More Of Them - reporting war crimes to the Police

04-02-2009 11:05

A short film about Chris Coverdale from Make Wars History reporting war crimes to the police. Please visit for more information about the Laws of War and how you can report war criminals at your local police station.

Produced and Directed by Dean Puckett

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Leila, Soorena and Danoushm belong to Halifax

04-02-2009 10:11

Leila, Soorena and Danoushm nationals of Iran and residents of Halifax; are currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC and due to be forcibly removed form the UK to Iran on BMI flight DB931 direct to Tehran/Iran, tomorrow Thursday 5th February at 17:15.

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A call out for common actions against the construction of a new nuclear power st

04-02-2009 09:27

Present-day Belarus is a post soviet country, on which territory a regime, police state in form and neoliberal in essence, fortified its position. For already 14 years the country is run by one and the same person Alexander Lukashenko, a populist at the beginning of his governing and openly pursuing antisocial reforms now.
The freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly is not about our country. These basic values as well as the political opposition are suppressed. Peaceful gatherings dispersions, political trials, preventive detentions all this has become a norm of political practice in Belarus.

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Gaza DEC appeal veto Birmingham's 'BBC Mailbox' Studio picketed 31st January 09

04-02-2009 05:58

Mukhtar reading a poem
The BBC claims it cannot show the appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee because it does not want to compromise its commitment to impartiality" Its head Mark Thomson has neglected to mention his visit to Israel in November 2005, where he held “peace talks” with Ariel Sharon over alleged anti-Israeli bias in the BBC. or his Jewish wife Jane Blumberg is a Zionist,

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Philippines: Don’t revive the “Monster of Morong, Bataan”

04-02-2009 04:08

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) to Philippine Congress: Don't revive Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

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Fight Staff Cuts! Salford Uni Protest!

04-02-2009 02:54

Salford University intends to make 150 staff redundant in 2009.

Recession? Resist!

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Last EF! winter moot update

04-02-2009 00:39

Latest update on what's happening at the EF! winter moot, with activists coming from Denmark and Ireland, amongst other places, to help inform our focus on discussing strategy and action planning.

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Oil and Power strikes: News, Resouces and analysis

03-02-2009 22:56

Seems worth publishing a few resources for those who want to think about the process, content and ramifications of the ongoing wildcat strikes that have been happening all over the UK since last week

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Ireland: Workers occupy Waterford crystal factory

03-02-2009 22:54

Two hundred workers have occupied the historic Waterford Crystal plant and visitor centre at Kilbarry near Waterford, Ireland. The occupation was launched on Friday in response to the decision by the failed company's receiver to cease manufacturing production, lock out and sack some 480 workers. Local shops have supplied food and drinks.

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Israeli Colonel Leaves Speaking Tour in UK for Fear of Arrest For War-Crimes

03-02-2009 22:53

On Thursday night, after news of his visit reached pro-Palestinian groups, some 80 protesters demonstrated outside the offices of the Union of Jewish Students (UJS) in central London, where Rapp was scheduled to speak.

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Climate Justice Assembly Declaration, Belem

03-02-2009 22:33

Climate Justice Assembly Declaration, Belem, Brazil 1st February 2009

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Royal Mail faces privatisation and jobs massacre

03-02-2009 21:55

In a move that threatens tens of thousands of jobs and a further worsening of conditions for postal workers, the government has approved the partial privatisation of Royal Mail, the UK's state-run postal service.

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Huntsman And Farmer Join New Shadow Cabinet

03-02-2009 21:22

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (29 January, '09)

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Trident condemned as barbaric and illegal by leading international judge

03-02-2009 21:12

At a conference on the legality of Trident nuclear weapons being held in Edinburgh this week, the former vice-president of the International Court of Justice has condemned Trident as "cruel, criminal and barbaric" and stated that non-violent resistance to nuclear weapons is legally justifiable and "every citizen's right". The conference has been jointly organised by the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy, Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre and Trident Ploughshares.

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Camden Lab - Councillor speaks out against community on Camden Animal Lab

03-02-2009 20:50

There are plans to build a deadly "Super Virus Lab & Animal Testing facility on the Somers Town council house estate. The lab plans have been criticised by MI5, MPs, councillors & local residents. The lab will hold dealdy viruses such as Anthrax and Bird flu. Foot & Mouth disease was leaked form similar govt facilty Pirbright in Surrey. The lab will hold animals such as cats & dogs.

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Protest crufts - 8th March

03-02-2009 17:38

Because mutts can love too

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'Campaign to Save Tara' umbrella group should cease trading

03-02-2009 17:21

Campaign to Save Tara was founded in January 2007, as an umbrella group for all Tara Campaigners. It was legally wound up by a vote of its members in December 2007, after a Standards in Public Office investigation. However, recent actions show that certain former members are still trading and accepting donations under the CST name.

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BNP plan rally in Brum

03-02-2009 16:52

The contemptible stain that is the BNP are expected to rally in Birmingham city centre on Tuesday 10th February in support of former teacher and current fascist Adam Walker who left his former job following allegations of using school property to spread racist messages on internet forums.
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