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Smash EDO: Last noise demo of the year today

16-12-2009 10:23

Join us up at EDO for the last noise demo of the year, today between 4-6pm.

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Moscow: Police break up "Anti-Capitalism-2009” march

16-12-2009 10:11

On December 13, despite a ban by the authorities, leftist forces held an "anti-capitalism-2009 march in the centre of Moscow.

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Barclays Bank In Gravesend Picketed

16-12-2009 09:32

Barclays bank in Gravesend
In support of SMASH EDO CAMPAIGN and against banks in general,
on Tuesday 15 December at around 4.15 in the afternoon, a picket was held outside Barclays bank in Gravesend, Kent as part of the Smash EDO Campaign of targeting Barclays banks over their investments in the arms industry.

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BNP Indoctrination Sessions

16-12-2009 09:25

Anyone know where this will be?

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Lydia Besong Must Stay

16-12-2009 07:50

Lydia Besong
Lydia Besong, a Cameroon national and resident of Manchester, is currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC and is due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Kenya Airways flight KQ 101 Heathrow TN4 on Monday 21st December 2009 at 19:00. Although he is not in detention, the Home Office also wishes to deport her husband Bernard Batey at the same time.

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EXXON FOX NEWS runs aground - Denialist-gate.

16-12-2009 06:48

"Everything everwhere is covered in oil" say locals.

'Denialist-gate' shows how the fossil-fuel friendly Fox News spins to mislead and deceive public.

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Polish High Court Refuses Return of Australian Child

16-12-2009 05:06

Panagiotis Laskos with father Dimitrios
Australian child Panagiotis Laskos was abducted to Poland in 2007. After a two year battle to have his child returned under the Provisions of the Hague Convention, the Polish High Court has ordered that Panagiotis is to stay in Poland.

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Workers' FIghtback - Czech Wildcats/Greece On Fire Again/California Fighting

16-12-2009 00:31

We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!

We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!

We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!

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Israel's Nuclear Weapons Program - What Americans Need to know about Vanunu

15-12-2009 23:05

Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu
"I'm not a traitor. I'm a man with a conscience who did what he did out of a deep belief after much thought and many doubts. But I knew that I had to do it, that I had no choice…somebody had to do it…I contributed my share by making public what the public ought to know and they shut my mouth behind the prison walls."

-- Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu

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Youth Walk on United Nations Human Rights Day

15-12-2009 22:54

DECEMBER 10, 2009 - In honor of the United Nations Human Rights Day, Dec 10th, hundreds walked across the Clearwater Memorial Bridge in the Tampa Bay area carrying signs and singing songs to forward the message, "Embrace Diversity - End Discrimination" in the first ever "International Walk for Human for Human Rights" organized by Youth for Human Rights Florida. It was a diverse group of youth from several cultures, religions, races, and educational levels that walked with signs representing the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights across Memorial Bridge.

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Direct Action; Russia, Ireland & Italy

15-12-2009 22:07

9th-14th November


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Charter to Kabul/ regular charter from UK

15-12-2009 21:00

There are regular charter flights from UK to Kabul, usually every Tuesday, this for instance is the 'usual' Tuesday run picking up a few Afghans in France.

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Ashraf Internment, Press Conference, London - Pictures.

15-12-2009 20:07

Gathering at Downing Street.
On the day the Iraqi Governments deadline for the forced removal of the residents of Ashraf City to an internment facility expires, Iranian pro-democracy campaigners gather in Whitehall opposite Downing Street to hold a press conference.

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Latin American Countries Reject Clinton’s Threats over Iran Ties and a Note

15-12-2009 19:49

"The time is at hand for the progressive movement to fight the “Obama sham.” It is clearer everyday from just about every move this administration makes that Obama is on the wrong side of history. He stands with Zionism against the legitimate and just rights of the Palestinian people. U.S. preparations for war with Iran are obvious to any but the most gullible. Similarly, the U.S. war machine is preparing to recapture it’s “backyard.” in America. Even the environment gets no respite as mountains and their ecosystems, which grew over millions of years, are still being blown away for the pittance of dirty coal desired by corporate mining giants. The rich nations, lead by the U.S.. will not even press for meaningful emissions reductions in Copenhagen.

Progressive forces need to wake up before it is too late. Obama was chosen because he could accomplish (for the ruling class) what we would never have allowed the Bush Fascists to succeed at. Namely to keep capitalism alive as the world around us revolts. Despite his obvious charisma, intelligence, and amazing personal power and inspirational gifts, Obama currently stands against the people of the world and with the reactionary "hangers on" of the “old order.” We must clear our political eyes now and get on to building the “better world” we know is possible."

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Freedom Bookshop Christmas Social

15-12-2009 19:34

Get merry with the anarchists

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Senior US Senator speaks out for Aminatou Haidar

15-12-2009 18:57

An influential American Senator has called for hunger striking human rights activist to be allowed home and says he "strongly supports the independence movement of the Saharawi people of Western Sahara, which demands the fulfillment of a 1991 United Nations resolution calling for a referendum on self-determination in the Western Sahara"

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Airport Protests In France against returning refugees to Kabul war zone

15-12-2009 17:09

Calais Migrant Solidarity

Press Release. 15/12/2009

Twitter: calaisolidarity

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Climate Activists Invade Meeting of Senior Politicians in Copenhagen

15-12-2009 16:46

Seventeen climate activists invaded an exclusive meeting between business and government ministers at a Copenhagen hotel this morning. The meeting, called the "Climate Leaders Summit" was organised by The Climate Group, an international lobby group who represent business interests in tackling climate change.

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Sparks From Peace Prize-President Kindle Civil War

15-12-2009 16:39

Can it be true? Is US President Obama really bringing troops back to serve on US soil? Is he really getting ready for "civil war"?

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REMINDER: London Benefit Event - Resalto

15-12-2009 15:15

For the financial support of the 22 arrestees of Resalto
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