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UK Repression Newswire Archive
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Whenever these machines have been used, there is a surprisingly strong showing for conservative candidates regardless of the exit polls ,
These electronic voting machines can be altered in minutes to throw elections
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It is no coincidence that the Welfare to Work measures have been imposed alongside the new workplace relations laws, because they go hand in hand. The industrial legislation is designed to force workers onto individual contracts that will rip up wages and basic conditions. Having no choice but to accept sub-standard jobs, the unemployed, single parents and the disabled will be used to undermine the conditions of all workers.
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Caritas Sony (24) and her two children (2 and 4 months) were dawn raided this morning, and are currently being detained in Dungavel prior to deportation.
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Whatever the outcome of this week’s parliamentary session in the Solomon Islands, the Howard government has made clear that it will stop at nothing to oust Sogavare and impose a government more in tune with Australian interests.
A journalist and Los Angeles area police death squad survivor tells her story.
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I've been wondering about this myself. The outrageous claims are made, the Government gets its "fear spike", then retractions are made quietly, if at all.
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At the request of the European Social Forum and to coincide with World Habitat Day, a meeting to discuss housing and land rights issues entitled the Divided City was held by London Social Forum at Limehouse Town Hall in East London on Sunday 1 October 2006. Speakers and delegates came from across Europe and from further afield.
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Suddenly, with the midterm election five weeks away, a previously undiscovered video emerges, showing Mohammed Atta “reading his ‘martyrdom’ will inside Afghanistan at Usama bin Laden’s headquarters.”
The idea here is to keep the American people on point as the Bushcons attempt to remain in control of Congress, not that Democrats can be expected to wander much from the neocon forever war agenda, inflated by fake terrorism and elusive, one-step-ahead terrorists, Freddy Kruger phantoms designed to keep the “clash of civilizations” going indefinitely.
This is a Statement by European Church and Civil Society Organisations regarding the recent upsurge of political killings in the Philippines.
PALESTINIAN OPPRESSION CONTINUES UNABATED
This document is especially intended for and directed toward the adherents of the Sixth Declaration and the Other Campaign. And, of course, to those who might sympathize with our movement.
A rough translation of recent events in Mexico from Irene. Streets have been renamed to honour the disappeared. Anybody who can make a better translation from the Spanish to the English is invited to do so.
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- Blood & guts: At the front with the poor bloody infantry
- The laughing 9/11 bombers: Video: Osama Bin Laden's HQ Chilling message of the 9/11 pilots and more
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On Monday 25th September the Coalition Against the Welfare Reform Bill (CAWRB) lobbied the Labour Party conference in Manchester. Protestors from all over the country strolled and rolled with whistles and cries of “New Labour? Slave Labour!” through the city centre.
Seth Stein is used to jetting around the world to create stylish holiday homes for wealthy clients. This means the hip architect is familiar with the irritations of heightened airline security post-9/11. But not even he could have imagined being mistaken for an Islamist terrorist and physically pinned to his seat while aboard an American Airlines flight - especially as he has Jewish origins.
The Senate has agreed to give President Bush extraordinary power to detain and try prisoners in the so-called war on terror. The legislation strips detainees of the right to challenge their own detention and gives the President the power to detain them indefinitely. The bill also immunizes U.S. officials from prosecution for torturing detainees who the military and the CIA captured before the end of last year. We get reaction from Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights
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On Saturday 23rd September, some people went down London Soldier - "for three days only, Chelsea will be transformed into a hive of military activity, demonstrating the best the Army and the Reserve Forces have to offer" - armed with piles of State Of Emergency's "Join the army - be depressed" leaflets to offer potential recruits some information on the possible downsides to taking the Queen's Euro.