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Anarchism and Feminisms

13-10-2007 14:14

The next in the monthly series of anarchist educationals in Next to Nowhere will be this Thursday October 18th at 7.30. We will be focusing on anarchism and feminisms - discussion anarcha feminism, radical feminism, autonomist feminist and possibly other varieties and their relationship to anarchist thought and struggle.

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Reclaim the Night March - Edinburgh - 11th October 2007

10-10-2007 15:24

HUNDREDS of marchers will "reclaim the night" when they take to the city's streets for a rally highlighting violence against women. Both women and men will take part in the event to raise awareness of domestic abuse and a culture in which women feel unsafe walking alone at night.

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a good and bad day for liverpool feminists

08-10-2007 00:11

feminists come to liverpool, hurrah!

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Party for Palestine - 12th October - Bristol

03-10-2007 16:48

A night of live music, dj's and plenty of dancing to raise funds for Palestinian women's groups and international activist legal fees.

The Plough, Kilburn Street, Easton
8pm til real late - £4/£3 donation on the door

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Nov 30th - Call to Action On Sexual Assault

02-10-2007 10:05

International Day of Action for Radical Community Responses to Sexual Assault - November 30th 2007

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Agenda for Feminist Fightback conference, 20 October

01-10-2007 14:13

The second socialist feminist Feminist Fightback conference takes place at the University of East London on Saturday 20 October.

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Getting Lost In Translation: Ahmadinejad And The Media

30-09-2007 12:26

Obviously Ahmadinejad was not saying "We don’t have any homosexuals whatsoever in Iran" —something nobody in the world would believe, not even in Iran. And by implication, he was not telling his audience, I am a plain liar! —something which his audience at Columbia and the American media construed him to be saying.

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Are the liberals clueless?

27-09-2007 23:31

In my opinion Iran under its current president is slowly but certainly moving up the ladder of economic justice and democratic development, and we in the west, Europeans and Americans alike under our corrupt and cynical leaders are moving downwards rapidly.

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Reclaiming our History: The Women Chainmakers Strike

27-09-2007 12:06

In remembrance of the Women Chainmakers strike in 1910, the West Midlands Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) placed a plaque and wreath at the Peace Gardens in Birmingham city centre. We believe that our history needs to be preserved and celebrated.
This should not be done by those masquerading as our leaders.

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IRAQ: Now we have Article 41

25-09-2007 20:53

Now we have article 41.In brief, it says go to your cleric and he will deal with whatever issues you have.

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West Yorkshire Bisexual Group is reborn!

19-09-2007 19:56

Details of upcoming meeting in Leeds

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More details: Feminist Fightback conference, 20 October 2007

17-09-2007 15:15

More details of the second Feminist Fightback conference, which takes place at the University of East London on Saturday 20 October 2007.

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Evolving Minds film maker sectioned in Ireland

13-09-2007 09:08

Arrested in Ireland.

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Public Meeting: Iran's realities: different viewpoints or systematic misrepresentation

12-09-2007 18:04

Fatemeh Keshavarz is a scholar, teacher and poet seeking to change the widespread impression that Iran is a stagnant, joyless society populated only by villains and their victims.

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Pegah Emambakhsh is free!

12-09-2007 16:57

The Iranian woman is no longer considered an illegal immigrant, she is now
a refugee awaiting asylum. Her first thoughts went to the friends who have
helped her and rescued her three times from the plane deporting her to her death.

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Sex work, gender and immigration controls: Moving Gender Workshop

12-09-2007 13:53

Organised by the International Union of Sex Workers, Education Not for Sale Women and others as part of the No Borders camp (19-24 September - see

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Pegah Emambakhsh Granted Bail

11-09-2007 21:58

Following is a message from the Friends of Pegah, for background information about her case see: "Save Pegah Emambakhsh from British Prison and Iranian Lashes"

We have some good news at last! Pegah was granted bail this morning, is now out of Yarls Wood Detention Centre and back with people who will love and care for her. The Court of Appeal have also agreed to hear her case. It will be listed within the next couple of weeks and will be heard sometime in the next few months, we believe.

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Women in Black: anti-arms fair vigil

11-09-2007 08:18

Women in Black anti-arms fair vigil: Wednesday 13 September, 6.00 to 7.00, Edith Cavell Statue, St Martin's Lane, just above Trafalgar Square, London

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A message from Pegah Emambakhsh

08-09-2007 17:20

Pegah Emambakhsh
September 8th, 2007, Pegah has sent through this mutual friend a message for
all the groups, activists, politicians and everyday people who are trying to
solve her case.

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"Not Guilty" in Brutal Glasgow Dawn Raid Case

08-09-2007 11:14

The African woman who found herself charged with 7 counts of police assault after a brutal and humiliating dawn raid on her home was acquitted yesterday. The jury trial at Glasgow Sheriff Court lasted the whole week and represented a further ordeal for a severely traumatised woman.
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