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Peter Tierney arraigned for assaulting anti-fascist

05-08-2009 13:22

Anti-fascist protesters gathered outside the Liverpool Magistrates Court
As Peter Tierney of Liverpool BNP was arraigned for smashing an anti-fascists head in with a camera tripod, protesters organised by the magistrates court in opposition to fascist violence. But much more can be done.

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No Justice for North West 10

05-08-2009 11:20

The plight of a group of Pakistani men detained following raids across the North West last Easter – and against whom all terror charges have since been dropped – has taken another twist when they were refused bail last week.

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Sex Worker Open University

05-08-2009 10:44

Sex Worker Open University
Sex workers are routinely portrayed in the media as victims. At London’s first ever Sex Worker Open University, over two hundred sex workers and allies from the UK and abroad took part in workshops, discussions and actions. This film presents an alternative and empowered image of the sex worker:

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Report of Protest 'Israel Stop Stealing Palestinian Homes' with photos

05-08-2009 10:26

On Monday afternoon from 5pm a large group of protests put up tents and banners next to and across the road from the Israeli embassy in central London to protest the evictions of 53 Palestinians in Sheik Jarrah on Sunday.

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Continued repression in Calais

05-08-2009 09:48

More people needed!

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Novartis CEO's hunting lodge burnt down, mother's ashes stolen

04-08-2009 23:30

Media has reported that Novartis chairman and CEO Daniel Vasella's hunting lodge in Tyrol, Austria, has burnt down. A Novartis spokesperson claimed "It was arson with a professional fire accelerator," and that Vasella has now decided to sell the property.

There is speculation that it is the work of the same group that stole the ashes of Vasella's mother on July 27 in Chur, Switzerland. Her gravestone was defiled with "Drop HLS Now", calling on the Novartis CEO to sever its ties with Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS).

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Vestas Occuption Mass Court Protest – Tue 04 Aug 09 – Pix-&-Vidz

04-08-2009 21:51

A1. Marching to the Court House in the Rain
Dateline: Newport County Court, Isle of Wight, UK, Tue 04 Aug 09 – Despite hundreds of Vestas Workers, their families, friends, and supporters from across the UK marching in the rain to the Court House, Judge White grants an eviction order to Vestas Wind Systems bosses against the “Boys On the Balcony”, in the 15th day of their factory occupation against 625 green energy jobs cuts and the shutting down of England’s only wind turbine blade factories. But at 04:00, five Climate Campers begin an indefinite roof-top occupation of Vestas’ Venture Quays workshop building in East Cowes, dropping a huge banner reading, “Vestas workers. Solidarity in occupation, fighting for green jobs.” It ain’t over, not by a long chalk!

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Barclays £3bn profits make them major target for arms trade protesters

04-08-2009 21:34

Disarm DSEi has announced Barclays will be a target during protests
planned to take place in the City of London next month, stating that Barclays,
having messed up the economy, is now dependant on financing one of the most
destructive trades on earth in order to maintain their directors big pay
cheques and bonuses.

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Support JOE GLENTON, Afghan War Refusenik

04-08-2009 19:33


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Bristol Solidarity With Vesta Occupation

04-08-2009 19:32

A wide selection of people: Bristol Rising Tide, Respect Party, Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, FBU, UNITE, Decommissioners and Bristol Co-Mutiny took part in a Solidarity Demo Outside the Environment Agency, today, Tuesday.

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Anti Arms Co Demo, 17th October

04-08-2009 17:59

Demonstration against company making military parts used in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan

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Coup General: "We're Going After the Protest Leaders"

04-08-2009 17:03

The clock is ticking on this coup regime. And on television this morning, one could see the fear in the eyes of the macho generals that try so hard to show a fearless face. Their days are numbered, not because the other countries of the hemisphere and the world reject the coup, but so much more importantly, because the Honduran people are organizing to put a stop to it all by themselves.
The coup generals don't have an end game.
The civil resistance does, and is unanimous in it: The toppling of the coup regime, the reinstatement of the elected government, and a Constitutional Convention to remake their nation in a more authentically democratic form."

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Communities Of Resistance Film & Discussion Night

04-08-2009 16:45


for International Prisoners Justice Day

With speakers from the Inside Film Project, Justice for SOAS Cleaners Campaign, Justice for Paps Ullah Campaign and Communities of Resistance

Friday August 7, 2009
Doors 6:30pm*
SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies)

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Climate Camp Scotland IS up and running

04-08-2009 16:39

Camp Caledonia, first impressions.

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Callout for 2 days of direct action on the 18th & 19th of September 2009

04-08-2009 13:35

This is a call out to people involved in squats and autonomous spaces for
2 days of direct action on the 18th & 19th of September 2009 around
housing and the creation of more autonomous spaces at this time of crisis.

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Haitian people march against the U.S.

04-08-2009 13:24

An account of the largely ignored, US, French and Canadian imperial savagery against Haiti

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Brighton squatting action days meeting

04-08-2009 12:35

Meetings every Monday
6pm at Lewes road community garden

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Harriet Harman, Mandy Mandelson and Alan Johnson: their true colours!

04-08-2009 11:55

Phil Woolas by coming out and attacking basic democratic rights has just shown what a new 'Blair Govt' will do in Britain, whoever may formally occupy No. 10 Downing Street after any ordinary general election. Ordinary people should be wary of what the Party is plotting

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Vestas Eviction Order Granted!

04-08-2009 10:48

The County Court in Newport has just granted permission for the eviction of the occupying factory workers.

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Court rules that Vesta workers can be evicted immediately

04-08-2009 10:42

Breaking News- the court case in Newport, Isle of Wight has just been heard over the Vesta workers who are occupying their own factory making wind turbines.
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