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Sangatte: laboratory of the law-and-order policies

17-12-2002 14:43

The demo in Calais on December 15th was called by C.SUR (a collective from Calais, which brings together 30 organizations), and at the national level by AC! and the GISTI (supports immigrants). It was supported by various other groups including the Green party, Act-up (they fight against discrimination and law-and-order policies) and a libertarian anti-capitalist group. On the British side, it was supported by Barbed Wire Britain, the Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers and noborder London.
Here is the national call by AC!, a network of unemployed organizations in France:

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Calais: demo in solidarity with refugees

17-12-2002 12:23

Calais, December 15th 2002.
About 500 people from France, the UK, Iraq and Afghanistan joined up for a demonstration in the streets of Calais to express the need to defend refugee rights. In addition for the core demand for freedom of movement across borders, they demanded temporary humanitarian support for the thousands of refugees who are left without shelter since the closure of the Red Cross camp in Sangatte on November 5th. Here is a report from one participant:

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Hugh Bayley MP Loses College Debate

17-12-2002 10:45

A debate at York College between York Against the War member, and first year York Uni student, Greg and Local MP Hugh Bayley saw 95 people attend and resoundingly vote against attacking Iraq.

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Letter to Anne Campbell (Cambridge MP)

17-12-2002 09:55

Get writing letters to your MP people. If we want to stop this war, we have to let our leaders aware of our displeasure. Here is a letter I wrote, feel free to copy all or part and send to your own MP.

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why venezualas middle class(for the most part) opposes chavez

17-12-2002 06:55

the middle class is esp prone to fits of reactionarism, lying as it does between power and powerlessness

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solstice shopping

17-12-2002 04:17

solstice shopping
get our protest on your tits !

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Just Another Day For Little Israel

17-12-2002 02:09

Let's see, last week they "accidently" shot 2 UN workers to death. The week before they "accidently" shot to death the head UN worker (in the back, using a sniper from 30 meters, no less). Jeez. Now they've "accidently" shot an Egyptian. They Also shot a bunch of Palestinain school kids (but this is OK because it was on purpose).

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Police provocateurs Copenhagen 2002

17-12-2002 01:03

Police provocateurs Copenhagen 2002
Police provocateurs Copenhagen 2002
For months the police and intelligence agencies have claimed that Copenhagen would be a battlefield of raging violence during the EU-summit. If there is violence, they will tell: We predicted it. If there is none, they'll say: We prevented it. The following photos tell another story.

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16-12-2002 22:50

Sometimes the only way of avoiding war is to be clear that you are prepared to use force.


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Phoney War: Covert CIA psyops heading for UK

16-12-2002 21:27
This story was taken down from Yahoo news within 20 minutes of being published - I found another version - these misguided Nazis take-a-the-piss. We gotta mirror this stuff and make a fuss!!!!!

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American students hold 24 hour fast and peace vigil outside the US Embassy

16-12-2002 21:07

American students hold 24 hour fast and peace vigil outside the US Embassy

Following their successful peace rally in North London, a group of American students living in London UK organised a 24 hour peace vigil and fast outside the US Embassy in London last Sunday to protest against the looming war against Iraq.

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Berlin: Actionday against Bilboard-Terror - Pics

16-12-2002 20:40

Berlin: Actionday against Bilboard-Terror - Pics
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16-12-2002 20:14

Thinking of unsung hero


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US Imperialism in Colombia

16-12-2002 18:36

Colombia has always been and still is the coveted cornerstone of the US's geopolitical control over the entire Latin American region, and at whatever the cost, the US is determined to make Colombia the jewel in its imperial crown.

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16-12-2002 18:33

Short video of the Critical Mass bike ride on the 27/11/02.
For more info goto

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16-12-2002 17:45

This Saturday, British unionists will protest against Colombian President Uribe, who they accuse of complicity in the killing of Colombian trade union activists

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Don´t become a victim of crypto-nazist desinformation links in IMC articles!

16-12-2002 17:43

Certainly, nazis are clever enough to take advantage of the present critical opinions about Israel.

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Video - Weapons Inspeactors denied access to USAF Fairford

16-12-2002 16:08

Gloucestershire Weapons Inspeactors denied access to USAF Fairford. Fairford airbase is currently housing American B2 Stealth bombers in preparation for the imminent bombing of Iraq.

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Farnborough Airport -- TAG/ERM risk contours

16-12-2002 16:02

Rushmoor Borough Council are trying to ram through a planning
application for TAG Aviation for their unwanted business airport
at Farnborough. The agenda is seriously flawed and extremely
biased. It includes reports on behalf of TAG and two reports from
ERM. But although the ERM supplementary report contains extensive
out-of-context quotes from myself, reports from myself and other
objectors are not being placed before the planning committee. To
aid the process, Rushmoor have applied a little 'greenwash' from ERM.

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Calais Demo in Solidarity with Sangatte Refugees

16-12-2002 15:30

Calais Demo in Solidarity with Sangatte Refugees
Pictures of the demo which took place on Sunday 15th of december 2002 in Calais. London and Amsterdam samba bands joined forces with local groups to protest at the closure of Sangatte and show support at the refugees left stranded in the city. (article 1)
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