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International Womens Day - New Delhi

09-03-2001 16:39

International Womens Day - New Delhi

New Delhi, India. 08/03/01
The 'jagriti Mahila Samiti' (Emancipated Women's Association) in New Delhi, demand that ojectctionable advertising, beauty contests should be banned t respect womens dignity and rights. In solidarity with women all over the world, who demonstrate for international women's day.

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Glasgow GAP Protest. This Saturday

09-03-2001 13:43

There will be a protest in honor of international womens Day at the Gap in Glasgow. Come to see the anti Gap dancers, puppets, street theater, and maybe some other surprises.

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Reclaiming the Streets

09-03-2001 10:27

"Reclaiming the Streets" discusses Reclaim the Streets, Sydney (Australia) in its relationship to public space, subcultural identity, community, performance, dance, carnival and culture.

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Refuse& Resist! Statement on Mumia's withdrawal of his legal team

09-03-2001 05:51

This is Refuse & Resist's statement on the breaking news that Mumia has withdrawen Len Weinglass and Dan Williams from his legal team.

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Nike / Gap protest pic collection

09-03-2001 05:01

Nike / Gap protest pic collection
Pictures from GAP / Nike Protest (8th March 2001) online at:

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Movie clip of GAP protest

09-03-2001 04:38

International Women's Day Solidarity - GAP / Nike Protest
8th March 2001

The Flagship GAP store and 'Niketown' were targeted today in London's Oxford Street as part of International Women's Day protests. Both GAP and Nike stand accused by campaigners of violating human rights and exploiting women and children in their sweatshops.

Below is a small mpeg movie from outsde GAP (you may have to wait for the whole clip to download before viewing)

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Nike/Gap Protest-Just Do It! International Women's Day

09-03-2001 03:43

Nike/Gap Protest-Just Do It! International Women's Day
The Flagship GAP store and 'Niketown' were targeted today in London's Oxford Street as part of International Women's Day protests. Both GAP and Nike stand accused by campaigners of violating human rights and exploiting women and children in their sweatshops.

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Close Oakington Refugee Detention Centre - Demonstration and Rally

09-03-2001 01:56

*Close Oakington Refugee Detention Centre - Demonstration and Rally *
* Saturday March 10th *
* Assemble at 12:30pm, Parker's Piece *
* Cambridge City Centre *

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pic - London, women's day march

09-03-2001 01:18

pic - London, women's day march
Photo montage of the diverse, colorful and vocal women marching through central London on March 8th - International Women's Day - Global Women's Strike.
Banner flew and whistles blew, bread & roses, Bread & roses.

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brutal truth

09-03-2001 01:03

Cape Town South Africa, the World Court of Women against War, and for Peace - today in a sports stadium opposite a massive squatter slum on the outskirts of Capetown, over 2,000 women gathered to listen to the testimonies from the survivers of war, violence, and abuse, given by women from around the globe.

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Audio: Global Women's Strike Message

09-03-2001 00:49

Audio of address at Trafalger Square - Global Women's Strike - 8th March 2001

Text report at

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Pic: Global Women's Strike - Parliament - London

08-03-2001 16:31

Pic: Global Women's Strike - Parliament - London
Picture from the global women's strike march in London
See for text report.

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Women take to the streets - London Protest 8th March

08-03-2001 16:16

Women take to the streets - London Protest 8th March
Report from the International Women's Day Protest in London (March 8th 2001)

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8th of march! Enzo received an e-mail...

08-03-2001 15:02


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10% increase in defence spending

08-03-2001 14:28

In yesterday's budget, the Government increased defence spending from £21 billion to £24 billion, over 10% increase

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Wheatons Dirty Little Secrets

08-03-2001 09:17

Secrets cannot be kept forever.....

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Wearing masks and scarfs prohibited in Quebec

08-03-2001 02:37

Don't like repression? Wear a scarf!

Stand up to creeping police state tactics in Canada!

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International Women's Day

07-03-2001 22:48

Today, 8 March, women all over the world are celebrating International Women's Day and highlight women's daily achievements, struggles and exploitation.

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Hackney Town Hall Occupied!

07-03-2001 21:09

As striking London Borough of Hackney workers massed in front of the Town Hall in the latest one day strike against massive cuts, privatisation and job losses, a group of residents and workers including the Rhythms of Resistance drum band, cheekily bypassed Police and security, entered and occupied the Town Hall.

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more occupations!!!

07-03-2001 18:14

Manchester University occupy again!
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