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Snowball Appeal

11-04-2002 13:00

Tuesday 16 October 2001, High Court at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. Mrs Justice Ann Raftery gave her ruling on the applicability of the offence of Aggrevated Trespass (section 68 CJA 1994). Snowball campaigner Rowan Tilly was appealing her conviction of Aggrevated trespass when she and two other snowball campaigners pulled up genetically modified crops in August 1999. Following the judgement, she was aquitted. Six other campaigners from SURGE no longer expect to be retried for Aggrevated Trespass.
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Greenpeace volunteers storm Cabinet Office

11-04-2002 12:33

Greenpeace volunteers storm Cabinet Office
Yesterday, volunteers from the environmental group Greenpeace stormed the Cabinet Office building in London in protest at the use of illegally logged timber from ancient forests.

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Kissenger action meeting

11-04-2002 12:12

Meeting for various groups who want to organise da against Kissenger's visit.

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Oppose the Countryside Alliance (updated info)

11-04-2002 10:35

Counter demonstration against the countryside alliance in Nottingham 12/4/02

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Stop the Countryside Alliance

11-04-2002 10:27

Counter demonstration against the countryside alliance in Nottingham 12/4/02

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hackers challenge -who will suss email flood voting?

11-04-2002 10:23

online voteing could make a mockery of their elections.

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Autism expert under fire for doubting MMR link

11-04-2002 10:11

An expert on autism has been criticised by campaigners for casting doubts on possible links between the condition and the MMR jab.

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''Pentagon confirms surrounding Iraq with military bases''

11-04-2002 10:04

( – New information, recently released by the Pentagon, provides some confirming evidence that the Bush administration has been building military bases in the countries surrounding Iraq. As reported in the news report, "U.S. armed...

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11-04-2002 09:32

It started as a colonial matter

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Naked Wood Nymphs For Inquisitor General AshKKKroft

11-04-2002 09:13

Naked Wood Nymphs For Inquisitor General AshKKKroft
"Well folks, it's holiday season again. May 1st is Beltane, and it's less than four weeks away. We are sure you know what that means - it's time to send our holiday greetings to the Inquisitor General!"

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interpol and FBI to work together

11-04-2002 08:55


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Boycott Israeli Goods Stickers

11-04-2002 02:50

this time for real, in pdf so people can actually use them

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Pigs - Video

11-04-2002 00:57

A cop gets hacked to death by rioters (UK).

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Light a (virtual) candle for Palestine

11-04-2002 00:11

A silent protest

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Infiltrated policemen during demonstrations in Brazil (photo by Latuff)

10-04-2002 23:33

Infiltrated policemen during demonstrations in Brazil (photo by Latuff)
Two agents in plainclothes during a demonstration of students in downtown Rio de Janeiro. One of them, with a videocamera, reveals under his shirt the barrel of a Taurus pistol. Such surveillance from "secret" agents is almost a standard procedure in our so-called "democracy".

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how websites are quietly downed

10-04-2002 23:00

Well - this was always a bizarre piece of paranoia. So why did it suddenly disappear? Why should harmless conspiracy nutcases with no attachment to the real world be suddenly sent offline?

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end east end sweatshops campaign : gmb london region /

10-04-2002 20:55

Over 340 companies in the East End of London employ nearly 5,000 local people producing clothing for high street shops and local street market traders. Often these workers are afraid of joining trade unions,are made to work very long hours in the factory or at home,don't know how much they will be paid week to week and suffer the threat of
serious injury or bad health because of their working conditions.Many work in classic ‘sweatshop ’ conditions found in many other parts of the world.

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Golden Jubilee office invites fitting ideas to celebrate Queen's Coronation

10-04-2002 20:01

The significance of this the Golden Jubilee of her majesty's Coronation, is that for over 1000 years the Kings and Queens have defended the Christian faith and ensured the defense of God's laws by employing those willingly allegiant to that proud role as Defender of the faith.

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Palestine Solidarity Demonstration, Los Angeles

10-04-2002 19:31

Palestine Solidarity Demonstration, Los Angeles
On April 6th, many thousands of people came to the Westwood Federal Building in Los Angeles, California, to show their solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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Public Enquiry into Institutional Racism in Lambeth.

10-04-2002 17:10

Lambeth Council and the Police have been victimising black and Asian workers for many years. From the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry to Deaths in Police Custody culminating in the sackings of Alex Owolade and other less publicised cases, concerned council workers wish to engage in the exposure of the reality of racial harassment faced by some of their colleagues.
There will be a public enquiry at lambeth Town Hall on Tuesday, April 16th @6pm, Lambeth Town Hall.
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