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After the ending of Mr Subramaniyans hunger strike at day 23, four Tamil men start a second hunger strike in Parliament Square as the British Government continue to fail to act against Sri Lankan proscription policy.
Yambi Kanda a national of DR Congo and 7 years a resident of the UK is currently detained in Haslar IRC and due to be forcibly removed from UK to DR Congo on Friday 8th May on Kenyan Airways flight KQ101 to Kenya then Kenyan Airways flight KQ550 to DR Congo.
Veggie Pride UK will be a fantastic, fun-filled festival and carnival procession. It`s taking place in Victoria Square, in the heart of Birmingham City Centre on Saturday 16 May 2009. It will be the first event of it`s kind anywhere in the UK! See http://www.veggiepride.org.uk
PAINT AND PETROL FOR HLS CUSTOMERS (Germany)
MESSAGE SENT TO BULLFIGHT SUPPLIER (Mexico)
CARS SET ON FIRE AT HOME OF FUR FARMER (Italy)
BANKS, MEAT MARKETS, LUXURY CARS TARGETED IN NIGHT OF ACTION (Mexico)
NOVARTIS WORKER VISITED AT HOME (Germany)
BUTCHERS PAINTED RED (Switzerland)
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Shell returned to Glengad with fences and machinery on Wednesday 22nd April, with force and violence. Since then there have been a number of attempts at removing the fences and stopping the work, with a mixture of failure and success. The photos and article below of the cation on Sunday the 3rd demonstrate that the will is clearly there to fight Shell, in spite of the fact that large numbers of Shell security and Gardai have been drafted into the area. But what is also clear is that numbers are needed to achieve success. Numbers, People, Bodies. That means you. Please come.
Reel News came up for their second visit to Birmingham on May 30th and showed some really inspirational films. Donations collected for entrance and food went to the Visteon workers solidarity fund. Next screening will be 2nd July.
Umpteen thousand people marched through London today Monday 4th May 2009
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May Day, 4th May 2009: Hundreds of people from all over the country met in Brighton today to protest against the war, capitalism, and the arms trade. Organised by the Smash EDO movement, which for years has been campaigning against the EDO/ITT weapons factory based in Brighton, the protest started off very peacefully and remained generally positive throughout the day.
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“It is often said that Bonnie Prince Charlie got as far as Derby in his invasion in 1745. In fact, he reached Swarkestone, some nine miles further south.” JG Collingwood, ‘The River Trent’
Ewa Jasiewicz and Caoimhe Butterly have been on the ground in Gaza since November, having arrived on the siege breaking Free Gaza boat. They will be reporting the
reality of lives under siege and under military assault.
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A few people gathered for a march around market square in Cambridge to celebrate Mayday. After the rally some went to the police station to put down some flowers in memory of Ian Tomlinson -- murdered by the police at the G20.
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The traditional labour movement Mayday march and rally, organised by Chesterfield Trades Council, took place in Chesterfield on Monday 4th May 2009.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday May 4th 2009.
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On june 4th, twenty years after the 1989 elections in Poland, Polish
trade union "Workers Initiative" (OZZ "Inicjatywa Pracownicza") is
holding a demonstration in Gdańsk. Be there with us and help organize
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Anonymous is informing the public, and reporting suspected human trafficking to the government and to competent non-governmental organizations. In accordance with these activities, Anonymous has joined the UN Blue Heart Campaign against human trafficking. Labour violations in the Church of Scientology are being investigated by governments and NGOs, and lawsuits are under way.