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Open letter to participants in the World People’s Conference

21-04-2010 19:08

Right now in Cochabamba, Bolivia - the city made famous by water riots ten years ago - there is a 'World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth'.

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Answers demanded about death of detainee at Oakington

21-04-2010 16:45

Death of Kenyan man in Oakington last week offically recorded as unsuspicious. But Detainees in Oakington are saying otherwise. 60 imprisoned following protests. Cambridge Migrant Solidarity following up the injustices in Oakington...

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Manchester Mayday BBQ

21-04-2010 15:53

MayDay March, organised by the TUC, All Saints Park, 12pm

MayDay BBQ, Birley Fields Hulme, 3pm.

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Palestine Today 04 21 2010

21-04-2010 15:15

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Wednesday April 21st, 2010.

Fifth annual conference on Popular resistance starts in Bilin, while the army detains civilians from the West Bank. These stories and more are coming up, stay tuned.

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Venezuela increase arms purchases from Russia whilst expanding the militarisatio

21-04-2010 12:57

Newsletter on campaigns and actions against war profiteers, with special sections on the war profiteer and the campaign of the month. You can find the full newsletter at:

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Goldman Sachs in Eskom Privatisation Scam

21-04-2010 12:40

In the latest edition of Finweek, Sikonathi Mantshantsha reports that
Eskom has asked international mergers and acquisitions teams of
financial giants JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs to advise it on a ­proposed

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Trial Against Argentinian Torturers

21-04-2010 10:42

Trial against Argentineans torturers is going ahead.

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Greyhound death demo greets Dara

21-04-2010 09:23

Demonstrators outside the venue
York protest after fatal injury to comic's dog at track

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Remember the dead - Justice for the Living

21-04-2010 08:06

Solidarity Demo Oakington 19/04/01
Deaths from Self-Harm in immigration detention, murder, undetermined

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Live updates from Bristol election demo tomorrow.

21-04-2010 08:00

Local anarchist groups and other campaign groups are organising to protest the next TV debate between the top three parties in Bristol tomorrow.

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EDL Mobilising For Bristol Election Debate Demo

21-04-2010 06:21

Tonight the facebook page for a demo against the marginalisation of ... well pretty much everyone, at this Thursday's Bristol Election Debate was deleted by parties unknown (although I'm sure we could have an educated guess..), who in their infinite wisdom decided to leave up a page calling for EDLebensraum mobilisation for the demo. Be aware - the fash will be crawling out of the gutters on thursday.

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Statement from the UK Zapatista Solidarity Network

20-04-2010 23:05

Statement in defence of Bolon Ajaw from the national meeting of the UK Zapatista Solidarity Network


17th April 2010

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The both-hands system

20-04-2010 22:34

The both-hands system
During the last episode of our radio program we have had the chance of stressing once more the support to the only candidate who was for us worth voting for: nobody. Once upon a time in Italy, as well as in Europe, in order to give a strong sign of intolerance against the world of politics, people used to divert their votes to minor parties and often radical ones. Today the discontent it is clearly shown by the extremely high persistent abstention.

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Bita Ghaedi Deportation Fails after massive campaign launched.

20-04-2010 21:58

Activists on the Streets.
This afternoon, her partner, Mohsen and his solicitor fought furiously to prevent the flight with appeals and an injunction. A large number of supporters, friends and activists remained on standby to travel to London Heathrow Airport ready to act. Peace campaigners deployed themselves in London and Washington even showing up in television news reports being broadcast from outside the British Parliament building.

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Law and Sausages: How Not to Legislate for The Digital Economy #debill

20-04-2010 17:50

Attached is the audio and the slides from a presentation titled 'Law and Sausages: How Not to Legislate for The Digital Economy' that Lilian Edwards, Professor of Internet Law at Sheffield University gave at the Café Scientifique, in The Showroom, Sheffield, on 19th April 2010.

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April 24th: Make Gil Listen! Boycott Israel

20-04-2010 17:49

For the past week anti apartheid activists and Gil Scott Heron fans have bombarded him with appeals not to play in Tel Aviv. He has not even bothered to respond. So, we need to make him listen to us when he comes to London on 24th April. If you have an hour to spare, come and join us.

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May 15th 2010: Mass Action for Freedom of Movement

20-04-2010 17:39

May 15th, 2010
There's now just under a month to go before the Paris Day of Action for Freedom of Movement!
...Have a read of this mini-update & book your travel now...

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Emergency Callout - Bristol Eco Village Facing ILLEGAL Eviction Tomorrow Morning

20-04-2010 16:15

There will be an illegal eviction attempt on the Bristol Eco Village tomorrow morning at about 11, just 5 days after site was set up. This will be resisted. We need as many people as possible down there to witness the illegal attempt and help resist. For practical reasons there must be no violence or even abusive behaviour.

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Bristol: Serco van torched

20-04-2010 14:49

In the early hours of Tuesday, April 20th, a van belonging to Serco - a big player in the contruction and management of private prisons - was torched in Montpellier, north Bristol.

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The Animal Protection Party v The Vivisectors

20-04-2010 13:06

The APP & The Genaral Election
At last a reason to get excited about a General Election!

Keith Mann v Dr Death and the Oxford Animal Lab.

The Animal Protection Party v The Wickham Labs.

The APP Hunt the Hunt Hag at the General Election.

The APP v HLS – Kick them in the Djangoly's.
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