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Strangeways prison riot, April 1st 1990

10-03-2010 12:30

Twenty years ago the very day after the Poll Tax riot erupted in Trafalgar Square prisoners in Manchester’s oldest jail took control of the chapel for the start of what was to become the biggest riot and longest rooftop protest in British penal history and triggered a wave of revolt in over twenty other prisons across the country.

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Shocking Mass DNA demand by police

10-03-2010 10:42

Police in Hampshire are demanding Mass DNA samples or face though consequences.

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Welfare Reform: who will it affect?

10-03-2010 10:29

As part of MULE’s feature on the Welfare Reform Bill, set to be trialled in Greater Manchester towards the end of 2010, we look at who’s likely to be hit hardest by the Government’s latest welfare-cutting masterplan.

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AMAZING: Hardcore Nazis Invited To Attend EDL Rallies

10-03-2010 04:29

Liam Pinkham posting on the hardline national socialist chat site VNN, has just posted an insight into why the himself and Hitler-loving cohort Wigan Mike are always seen on EDL marches. His allegations are fatally damaging to the repeated "we are not neo-nazis" propaganda that Trevor Kelway and friends post regularly throughout the internet.

There's far more to it than that in an expose which if true, threatens to cast doubts on the continual rantings of EDL internet trolls that they are not nazis.

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Detainee hunger strikes and arrests in Italy

09-03-2010 23:48

Hunger strike in detention centre in Italy; people involved in the grassroots campaign against detention and racist laws are arrested on 23rd February

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Collapse documentary event at Goldsmiths College

09-03-2010 23:17

Put questions live to Michael Ruppert: the man who broke the story of the CIA dealing cocaine, predicted the 'credit crunch' of 2008 and connected the dots between 'The War on Terror" and Peak Oil ... just some of his many achievements in 30 years of political activism. 26th March 18:00- 20:30

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merthyr to mayo cycle caravan

09-03-2010 23:13

The “Merthyr to Mayo” cycle caravan will spend two weeks travelling between Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Rossport, Ireland: two community struggles resisting fossil fuel extraction in their areas.

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March 4: Anarchists in the Student Movement

09-03-2010 23:11

March 4: Anarchists in
the Student Movement

Anarchists in the US have been slow to respond to the economic crisis, missing many of the opportunities it has offered. One of the exceptions is the recent participation of anarchists in the student movement protesting budget cuts and austerity measures. This came into the national consciousness in December 2008 when students occupied a building at the New School in New York City. NYU followed suit in February, and the following fall students in California began occupying schools up and down the coast.

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ALIU Herefordshire Inspects ADAS Rosemaund Research Centre

09-03-2010 22:48

ALIU Herefordshire Inspects ADAS Rosemaund Research Centre

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Another Shell recruitment event disrupted

09-03-2010 20:24

Corporate sleaze-merchants trying to recruit graduates in Oxford got another rough ride at the hands of local activists.

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Derry Friends of Palestine (by Latuff)

09-03-2010 18:57

Derry Friends of Palestine
Original artworks made for Derry Friends of Palestine:

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Activists in London to tell public bank: Don't go soft on Turkmenistan

09-03-2010 17:45

The Turkmenistan regime is "as repressive as ever" - so why now does the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - based next to Liverpool St stn. and tasked with democratisation and sustainable development - appear to be getting ready for a softer approach to the oppressive regime in Turkmenistan?

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Bristol Indymedia offline! What's happening?

09-03-2010 17:41

The wave of repression has broken over Bristol!

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Stop the EDL's racist March in Bolton - March 20

09-03-2010 16:26

Protest against the EDL, Saturday 20 March, 11am, Victoria Square, Bolton

For transport from Oxford see below

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Tesco smashed and sprayed in Fishponds, Bristol

09-03-2010 16:06

Tesco Metro attacked with brick and spray paint at 2 am this morning - windows smashed and 'no more Tesco' sprayed on both sides of store

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Sussex Students- Suspended, Excluded, Injuncted

09-03-2010 15:27

Following last Wednesday's occupation of Sussex House (Sussex University's senior management HQ) 6 students have been arbitrarily suspended and excluded.

Additionally, the university has been granted a High Court injunction banning people from “entering” or “remaining” on campus without the university’s prior written consent.

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Birds Eye View Film Festival - documentary screenings on South Africa and Rwanda

09-03-2010 14:22

Birds Eye View is a film festival dedicated to promoting women filmmakers.
Tonight at the ICA 2 we are screening 'Rough Aunties', a moving documentary focusing on the women who care for abused children in Durban South Africa.'Rough Aunties' won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival 2009. Tickets can be bought here

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Tesco Metro attacked in Bristol

09-03-2010 13:58

Tesco Metro attacked in Bristol consumerist centre.

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tescos trashed

09-03-2010 13:37

tescos trashed bristol
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