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Shell under fire as trial approaches

19-05-2009 21:28

One week ahead of Shell's trial for human rights abuses, including the murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa, activists turned up the heat on Shell at their AGM.

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BNP knocking at your door! sLOw the fuckers dOWn.

19-05-2009 20:17

When they knock at your door hold them up as long as possible. chat shit, argue even agree with them if you have to, just slow the fuckers down.

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Forest Fields World Folk Dance Day @ The Sumac, Nottingham 2

19-05-2009 19:51

Saturday 16th May from 12 – 6pm the Forest Fields World Folk Dance Day @ The Sumac in the garden.

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Forest Fields World Folk Dance Day @ The Sumac, Nottingham 1

19-05-2009 19:44

Saturday 16th May from 12 – 6pm the Forest Fields World Folk Dance Day @ The Sumac in the garden.

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Rare documentary about masonic corruption in the plannning process

19-05-2009 18:12

Never seen since its one and only showing in 2000 this took some tracking down I can tell you. Please note the processes by which freemasons keep their mutual interests hidden in official government positions.

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Nepal - "the fierce one" speaks with forked tongue;

19-05-2009 17:51

Nepalese Maoists leave government - sackings, lies and videotape...

Last week (on Monday 4th May) Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (also known as Prachanda, "the fierce one") resigned. This was the latest twist in a long running power struggle.

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Palestine Today 051909

19-05-2009 17:01


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Tuesday May 19th 2009.

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Reverend Billy and Starbucks

19-05-2009 16:59

Banned from every Starbucks in America we are coming to spread our gospel of sustainable consumption, strong local economies and access to public space and free speech.

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greedy MPs

19-05-2009 16:42

Includes Kevin Donnelly's letter in the Guardian re usury, a modest proposal to eliminate card fraud and a dissenting view of our supposedly so crooked MPs.

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Another attempt to remove Sima Valand

19-05-2009 16:24

Sima Valand is desperately fighting to stop the Home Office sending her to India where she is at risk of murder at the hands of her in-laws. She was not flown on Fri 8th May for reasons that are still unknown but a new removal date has been set for this Wednesday (20th May). She remains in an immigration prison.

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Is Venezuela in an orbit of international class struggle?

19-05-2009 16:19

Apart from some valiant exceptions, the historical question is: why did the European workers so readily follow Hitler and Mussolini? Could this happen again?

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Rossport:Harrington jailed again-solidarity action blockades her prison vehicle

19-05-2009 15:48

Shell to hell campaign is gaining momentum in both Mayo and Dublin, as supporters blockade Maura Harringtons prison vehicle for 20 minutes

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Saturday 23 May - Stop Police Violence, Kettle New Scotland Yard!

19-05-2009 15:26

Kettle Scotland Yard!
Saturday 23 May - assemble 3pm Trafalgar Square
March via Downing Street to New Scotland Yard.

The United Campaign Against Police Violence has called a national demonstration to highlight the issues of police violence and demand justice for those who have died in police custody.

The police tactic of "kettling" demonstrators - essentially detaining protestors and bystanders without charge - will be turned on its head on the protest, when we kettle New Scotland Yard.

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Obama: I understand why Israel considers Iran an existential threat

19-05-2009 13:02

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with President Obama at the White House
“Leon Panetta, the CIA director, flew to Israel two weeks ago to warn [the Israeli Prime Minister] Netanyahu and Ehud Barak, the defence minister, not to surprise Obama with a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.” reported the Sunday Times; on the eve of Netanyahu’s meeting with President Obama in Washington.

So, we are led to believe that President Obama, who was elected as “the peace candidate”, will restrain the nakedly belligerent Israeli government.

In his Newsweek interview published online the same day, whilst reiterating the same old propaganda, Obama’s tone was more blunt than usual…

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'Stop the BNP' protest- this Friday, Bath

19-05-2009 12:48

The BNP are being given a platform in a local debating hall - lets get organised and stop the BNP from speaking

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London Tamil Protest Policing Questioned/ video and blog

19-05-2009 12:32

Video of Monday 15 May, includes assaults and threats of arrest to journalists, and catches spurious comments by a police officer about the press "parasites".

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Call out for Calais Demo, 27th June- please forward

19-05-2009 10:53

MIGRATION CONTROLS. Calais, Saturday 27th June 2009.

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British Prison (Belmarsh) to get a court within.

19-05-2009 10:09

Guantanoma Bay to be closed, belmarsh to be enlarged with a court building.
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