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Mass Arrest of 114 Climate Activists in Raid in Nottingham The pictures 1

14-04-2009 15:30

114 activists were arrested in a 2am police raid on a community centre and school on Sneinton Dale, Nottingham, early on Easter Monday, 13th April 2009.

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Palestine Today 041409

14-04-2009 15:22


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Tuesday April 14th, 2009.

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government plans to

14-04-2009 14:55

Coroners and Justice Bill 2008-09

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Israeli expansion in a cold climate

14-04-2009 14:51

Laughing out loud at this article I stumbled across...

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Stop the BNP in Cheshire tomorrow

14-04-2009 14:50

The BNP are holding a meeting in Winsford, Cheshire tomorrow (15/04/09), join the counter-demonstration.

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RBS HQ in Brighton attacked by anarchists

14-04-2009 14:19

Monday 14 April, late evening.

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The Winner Stands Alone by Paulo Coelho

14-04-2009 14:12

The Winner Stands Alone, the latest novel by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho, is a savage indictment of the shallow world of consumerism and fashion and what it is doing to our souls.

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Tesco Fund Vivisection

14-04-2009 14:10

Tesco Hope To Raise 3 Million For Animal Abuse Charity

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Ian Tomlinson CCTV evidence

14-04-2009 11:25

Previous police denials of CCTV evidence may be lies, sorry if this old news or been posted elsewhere.

(Taken from Karoo internet news page.)

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Climate activist searches (raids?) still happening

14-04-2009 11:15

I hear that searches to some houses in relation to the 114 arrested in Nottingham are still going on today despite the arrestees being released from custody.

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Mass arrests for thought crime

14-04-2009 10:51

A mass police raid in the early hours of yesterday morning resulted in the arrests of 114 individuals in the grounds of a Sneinton school. Those arrested have been released on bail following questioning related to “suspicion of conspiracy to commit trespass and aggravated criminal damage”. The police are saying that those arrested were “planning a period of prolonged disruption to the safe running of Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station”. The Nottingham Evening Post, in it’s usual measured and objective style, is saying that there was a “plot to attack a power station”.

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Protest against forcible deportations to Iraqi Kurdistan – London, 16th April

14-04-2009 10:13

Anti-deportation campaigners are staging a demonstration on Thursday outside the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government office in London to highlight its complicity in the forcible mass deportations of Iraqi-Kurdish refugees. The protest, called by the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees (IFIR) and supported by many groups including London No Borders, the National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns, Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! and the SOAS Detainee Support Group, will coincide with an international demonstration called by IFIR outside the UN offices in Geneva. No Borders South Wales is also holding a solidarity demonstration at the UK Border Agency office in Cardiff.

Time: Thursday, 16th April, 1pm
Place: Winchester House, 259-269 Old Marylebone Road, NW1 5RA
Nearest tube: Edgware Road

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Floods, Mold, Cancer, and the Politics of Public Health

13-04-2009 22:43

A powerful exposé of the politics swirling about mold, safe housing questions and public health, highlighting the human costs this politics has meant. Assorted illnesses, disability, and even cancer have all now proved among the consequences - before us remains the question of solutions. The links at the article's end provide an excellent resource - knowledge is indeed power!

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9/11: Time for a Second Look: David Ray Griffin - 14th April at 7pm

13-04-2009 22:03

An important lecture by Professor David Ray Griffin, who is widely regarded as the most scholarly and credible academic to vocally criticise the official narrative of September 11:

"9/11 Time for a Second Look"

Tuesday 14th April 2009 at 7pm

City University, Angel, London

(more details below)

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Gaza action continues

13-04-2009 20:15

Banner outside Tesco
Liverpool Friends of Palestine were leafleting outside city centre Tesco on Easter Saturday, to encourage shoppers to boycott Israeli goods.

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Jungle Zoo and Great British Circus get Easter protests; zoo manager arrested

13-04-2009 19:26

Protests hit the Jungle Zoo in Cleethorpes and the Great British Circus in Grimsby on Sunday 12 April. The Jungle Zoo is about the worst kind of dump that passes legal muster, while the Great British Circus makes its wild animals perform unnatural tricks for the gawping public. Campaigns are active against both. A trail of protests is following the Great British Circus around on tour, and the Jungle Zoo's manager was arrested following an incident during the protest that was caught on video.

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Linda's Rader's civil rights were violated by the CDFA.

13-04-2009 18:43

Civil Rights of property owners are being violated by the California Department of Agriculture in a small town in the Ojai Valley in Southern California.

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West Mids IWW's May Day Party 01/05/09

13-04-2009 18:24

Solidarity - Not a word but a weapon!

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G20 police brutality photo and appeal for more witnesses and footage

13-04-2009 16:08

Office steps forward and takes out telescopic baton
Witness statement and photos of attack by police on woman. Anyone else who saw this please add to comments. Anyone who has footage or stills please also add them as comments.

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