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Food Not Bombs Founder to attend PN Winter Gathering in N'ham

03-01-2010 12:57

Legendary US peace activist and 'Food Not Bombs' co-founder Keith McHenry will be attending the Peace News Winter Gathering in Nottingham later this month. Join him!

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2010: The BNP, NF & EDL by ‘Malatesta’

03-01-2010 12:24

The New Year on the far right will of course start with the usual mix of optimism, hangover and delusion but it will certainly be interesting as it continues to fragment and feud between pro- and anti-Griffinite BNPers, the ‘reinvigorated’ NF and the EDL as the election looms.

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Is Yemen Next?

03-01-2010 11:35

Using the threat of terror to invade Yemen? Would you be surprised?

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Lebanon: Rebellious rhymes against post-war misery

03-01-2010 11:25

MC Tamarrod
The hip-hop beats ringing through the muddy, unlit streets of the burnt-out Palestinian refugee camp Nahr al-Bared seem incongruous. But the rhymes are camp-grown - and courageous.

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Obituary - Frances Mary Blake

03-01-2010 10:18

Frances-Mary Blake 1939 - 2009
Reseacher and Writer on the Irish Civil War. Campaigner for British Withdrawal from Ireland. Supporter of Irish Political Prisoners and their families. Activist on Human Rights & Justice generally

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Smash EDO benefit roast today

03-01-2010 09:59

Come and raise some money for Smash EDO by having a lovely roast!

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Kingsnorth shut down

03-01-2010 06:16

Kingsnorth power station has been shut down

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Los Angeles police beat and detain British activist protesting new war in Yemen

03-01-2010 03:29

A British national from London (who wishes to not have his name revealed) was viciously beaten by LAPD while attempting a one-man protest against the recent escalating threat of a new US-British front for war in Yemen.

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Off With Their Heads! - Mainshill Solidarity Camp short film

02-01-2010 19:07

Seasons greetings from Mainshill Wood
the Mainshill Solidarity Camp presents:

*Off With Their Heads!*

Holding the politicians behind Mainshill Open Cast Coal Mine to account

Featuring: Jim Hood MP, Karen Gillon MSP, Councillor Danny Meikle and Lord Home

Watch it here:

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Photos of Gaza lift the siege demonstration; London Sunday December 27th 2009

02-01-2010 19:07

Here is a report by Mathaba reporter Karen Dabrowska along with a number of photos taken by myself.

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Islamists and nationalists threaten to march on Wooton Bassett

02-01-2010 16:13

Though the date has yet to be disclosed, Anjem Choudary and Islam4Uk have threatened to march upon the small market town of Wooton Bassett. If the only opposition to this march comes from the fascists of the EDL, then this will represent a major failure of the left.

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Calais: A Resume of Repression

02-01-2010 15:27

The following is a partial summary of incidents of police harassment against migrants in Calais in December alone, all of which are designed to make life unbearable for those seeking entry to the UK.

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Massive prison uprising in Peru

02-01-2010 13:43

RIOTING prisoners took over a jail in Peru, forcing the authorities to negotiate with them to release hostages.

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Statement From COP15 Prisoners- and how to support them

02-01-2010 13:20

Further below is an edited version of the statement collectively released by the 11 remaining Cop15 Prisoners. Meanwhile, a website has just appeared solely concerned with repression in Copenhagen:

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2010: U.S. To Wage War Throughout The World

02-01-2010 13:06

U.S. Global Command and Control System (GCCS)
January 1 will usher in the last year of the first decade of a new millennium and ten consecutive years of the United States conducting war in the Greater Middle East.

American troops will continue to fan out to most all parts of the world. Everywhere, that is, except to their own nation's borders

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French media caught red-handed: Honduras coup protest photo presented as Iranian

02-01-2010 09:55

The German daily Junge Welt reported that the French public national television channel "France 2" has diffused an image of a protest in Honduras against the June 2009 military coup and portrayed it as young Iranians resisting security forces during the Ashura day protests in Tehran.

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Iranian-American Columbia Prof. Kian Tajbaksh being tortured

01-01-2010 19:41

Dr. Kian Tajbaksh
His single crime for which he has been sentenced to over 15 years of imprisonment: "e-mailing videos of last summer's public demonstrations following the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad."

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West/South West Animal Rights Coalition/Network First Meeting

01-01-2010 18:12

11am – 4.30pm in Bristol at Kebele, Robertson Road, Easton. Light lunch and supper provided for a small donation.

Please could you give us an idea of whether you plan to attend, so that we can cater accordingly?

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A New Year for the West, a Military State for Iran

01-01-2010 15:32

While news media coverage has thus far focused almost solely on arrests in Tehran, the rest of the country is being ignored. While foreign news media are extremely limited and observed closely observed by VEVAK patrols, the news is beginning to leak.

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Remember Gaza 2010

01-01-2010 10:48

Market Square Message
A timely reminder of events unfolding last year, using a now familiar canvas. Happy New Year, those who are free, cherish it, freedom is not free...
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