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17-08-2009 23:04Animal Rescue working party, Greyhound action, exotic pet trade demo and more...
17-08-2009 21:49The solidarity initiative for Thodoris Iliopoulos has released the following call-out. Please translate it and repost it in as many languages as you can. If you do a translation, please post as a comment here or e-mail us. You can find more posts on Thodoris here http://www.occupiedlondon.org/blog/tag/thodoros-iliopoulos/
On the day of action, Thodoris will be on the 45th day of his hunger strike; his situation is already critical. The last prisoner of December’s revolt must be freed – now!
17-08-2009 20:46Overview of the Rossport Solidarity campaign in the last few months: the Solitaire, actions, on-land section, arrests, assaults, strategy, planning appeal, mobilising and more!
17-08-2009 18:48The interview that follows was conducted by Ntina Daskalopoulou and published in an Athens daily this morning. It is translated and posted here as is: with no comments, additions or explanations – none is needed. After 36 days on hunger strike, Thodoros’ words are crystal clear. In his face, the State has found an enemy to unleash all its revanchist rage, some rage in reality directed against an ever-growing current of disobedience, resistance and solidarity. As long as there are people like Thodoros standing up to the wrath of the State, the next December will always be close. In the struggle against their order, Thodoros is not alone — trans.
Yesterday, the Israeli ambassador to US announced that Obama's end-of-the-year deadline has now been brought forward to September.
As the US/UK/Israeli war lobby is paving the ground for yet another imperialist invasion, "anti-war" initiatives across Europe and North America show signs of total capitulation...
17-08-2009 16:02To Hell with THIS kind of CHANGE
17-08-2009 15:51Trident Ploughshares, Monday August 17, 2009 – 16:40pm – for immediate release
This afternoon five peace activists from nonviolent direct action group Trident Ploughshares walked unchallenged straight into Faslane naval base in Scotland, the home of Britain ’s nuclear-armed Trident submarines, making a mockery of security for Britain’s “strategic nuclear deterrent.” The five are currently still inside the base.
17-08-2009 15:50Animal Rights Cambridge Website
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Monday, August 17th 2009.
17-08-2009 15:43There are signs that a new round of strikes by fire fighters could take place in the next month. The government could face industrial action on a scale not seen since the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) in 2002.
So despite constitutional requirements to repudiate and renounce and bans against preparing for war, the three former Axis nations have indeed been partners to a series of armed conflicts for sixty years.
But for most of that period, indeed for almost a half century, the nations' legal prohibitions against direct military aggression have been observed even in the breach.
With the return of Germany, Italy and Japan to waging and supporting wars and the revival of Nazi sentiments in Europe a student of the future could be forgiven for thinking that the Axis powers were the victors and not the losers of World War II and that the Nuremberg trials had never occurred.
17-08-2009 14:39The second largest investor of EDO MBM/ITT, Barclays, last night had bank doors glued shut and ATMs glued up then smashed in Somerset. This was in celebration of Elijah Smith’s birthday. Happy 44th!
17-08-2009 14:33Job Centres do little to help the unemployed other than treat them to degrading and humiliating treatment.
17-08-2009 01:13" All of the sudden, Gustavo Cardoza said that a policeman was pointing his weapon at him and immediately reported that other police were coming after him. Our reporter tried to run, and told them that he was a reporter for Radio Progreso. It was then that we heard his cries, and the blows that our reporter was receiving.
The transmission from our reporter was abruptly suspended."