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Presence of Malice: UK Activists v. Lee Hall

23-03-2009 19:34

Due to these sundry laws and numerous injunctions, aboveground activists found that they were told where they could protest, for how long, with how many people, and what they could and could not say. Home demonstrations were prohibited, and the state placed increasingly severe restrictions on activist use of Internet sites, as those arrested for the crime of MDA have received hefty jail sentences.

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Palestine Today 032309

23-03-2009 18:03


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, March 23ed, 2009.

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G20 Nigel Rosser exposed

23-03-2009 18:00

Nigel Rosser, journalist
Nigel Rosser is a tabloid journalist who recycles Met police press releases as scare stories in the run up to major demonstrations. He has previously written stories about Mayday and Climate camp.

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Right to privacy broken by a quarter of UK’s public databases, says report

23-03-2009 15:16

A new report entitled Database State by the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust shows just how far towards fascism the modern UK state is leaning. The so called ‘War on Terror’ has been used to introduce practices and laws that our forebears would have found utterly abhorrent (in fact our ancestors have won hard fought battles throughout history to ensure basic freedoms for all - Magna Carta anyone?). The excuses are always the same “It’s for your protection.” and “The innocent have nothing to fear.”

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Bite Back #14 Out Now

23-03-2009 14:57

Bite Back #14
Check out the new issue of Bite Back magazine featuring an essay by Will Potter about the making of an animal rights "terrorist" (the Fran Trutt story), a review of a Louisiana cockfighter's battle with his insurance company following an ALF arson, the story of the Hawkeye Mink Cooperative break-in, a look back at 2008, news, prisoner letters, action reports from around the world and more! 36 pages.

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In the Name of Iraq? Luton Protesters Are Out of Touch

23-03-2009 13:56

Many Arabs believe the group was even exploiting the Iraqi question to stir up racist divisions

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We Stand with the Iranian Students - Solidarity Action

23-03-2009 13:04

We will be holding a demonstration outside of the students union and collecting letters to be sent to the Iranian Embassy calling for our comrades immediate release. We will also be collecting signatures for a petition against sanctions to be sent to the Foreign Office.

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Yarl's Wood demo for an end to immigration detention / report

23-03-2009 12:07

Nearly 200 people gathered Saturday 21st March in Bedford town centre, than heading to Yarl's Wood immigration prison, demanding its closure. Yarl's Wood has 405 capacity and holds single women and families with children. The building of a new immigration prison, next to Yarl's Wood, has just been approved, to hold 500 single men.

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Prison Picket Ascends into Full Blown Street Party

23-03-2009 11:55

On the 16th of January 6 people broke into EDO MBM arms factory to try and prevent crimes against humanity in Palestine.

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Beyond the G20 London summit

23-03-2009 11:42

Bourgeois attempts
to channel proletarian struggles on an international scale
Invariant struggle
for the proletarian rupture

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Second attempt to remove Sandrine Mbuyi Ntambwe

23-03-2009 11:27

Sandrine Mbuyi Ntambwe a national of DR Congo and resident of Leeds, currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC; is due to be forcibly removed from UK tomorrow Tuesday 24th March 2009 at 19.00 hrs on Kenyan Airways Flights KQ101 to Nairobi then KQ434 to Kinshasa.

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Campaign Demands End To Illegal Wars And Deaths

23-03-2009 11:17

On the 6th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war Make Wars History has issued a press release...

For information in the Laws of War visit or download this document:

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European call for a counter summit in Louvain against the Bologna process

23-03-2009 10:55

«The worst enemy of knowledge is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge»

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London Critical Mass sound systems.

23-03-2009 07:47

The Critical Mass (CM) ride is often accompanied by cycle sound systems, which the police in the past have silenced in the vicinity of Parliament.

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Police too heavy handed says Parliamentary Committee.

23-03-2009 07:16

First the Law Lords came down on the side of Critical Mass and now a Parliamentary Committee is supporting public protesters against police. Whatever next!

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Join the BNP fund-raiser demo at Laindon

23-03-2009 01:55

Protest against the BNP

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European countries get infected by the "Greek revolutionary virus".

22-03-2009 23:35

the european union is afraid that this"virus of revolution"that started here in Greece,can "infect"other european countries.Already in France few days ago a group attacked with a shotgun against a police station.Massive demonstrations in Spain,Germany,France,ect

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Disarmers arrested at weapons factory in Linköping, Sweden

22-03-2009 23:27

Fifth plowshares or disarmament action in Sweden since June 2008

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Oil Goliath BP Felled By Fossil Fool's Day David

22-03-2009 21:36

*** Art Not Oil press release, March 21st 2009 ***

BP has been forced to postpone its centenary party at the British Museum
on April 1st, as word had leaked out and triggered a demonstration by Art
Not Oil(1).
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