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"The Iron Wall" showing on Tuesday Nov 11th in Oxford

04-11-2006 16:05

Mohammed Alater's documentary film "The Iron Wall" is showing in Oxford on Tuesday November 11th at 7.30pm in the Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford.
This film covers the issue of the Israeli settlements in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and its impact on the two-state solution.

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Famous Dutch rappers visit Palestine and Israel

04-11-2006 13:39

Photo: Mieke Zagt
Traditional ways of spreading information about the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel did not bring about fundamental changes in public opinion for decades. In order to explore new ways of conveying information, Dutch donor organization ICCO invited Dutch rappers Lange Frans and Baas B. to visit the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel.

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Reporters San Frontieres organises 24-hour online demo against Internet censors

04-11-2006 12:10

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Help to combat online censorship by taking part

Everyone is invited to connect to the Reporters Without Borders website ( between 11 a.m. on 7 November and 11 a.m. on 8 November.

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Investigators slip up in Brad Will case, while seven journalists hurt in Oaxaca

03-11-2006 20:35

Latest report from Reporters San Frontiers on Oaxaca and journalist injuries and deaths. Plus three of the five arrested for the murder of American flimaker and journalsit William Bradley Roland have escaped from custody.

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Timeline from Oaxaca City, 2 November, 2006 (Part 1)

03-11-2006 17:47

short minute to minute from oaxaca this morning...shots fired at Radio Universidad 7 am

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Coronet Five Not Guilty after Anarchist Bookfair Trial - report

03-11-2006 15:58

The Crown Court case against five people arrested after last year's Anarchist bookfair concluded yesterday with the last of the defendants being found not guilty.

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Press Release: Reporters San Frontiers investigates Brads death.

03-11-2006 15:01


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25 Slovene Roma people evicted from their homes and deported to the former refug

03-11-2006 14:55

A group of Roma people had to flee their homes, situated in vicinity of village Ambrus. Attended by police units, the family of twenty-five members surrendered the escalation of the non-Roma local residents who strictly demanded Roma people's immidiate deportation. A group of about five hundred angry locals approached Roma settlement on saturday evening, threatening to cast them out by force and damage their houses.

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In Iraq, the past comes back to haunt!

03-11-2006 11:29

Below is an article from the BBC on the Iraqi independence revolution of 1958. This revolution not only saw the execution and overthrow of the British installed monarchy but the Iraqi people made history, one year later in 1959 by electing the first ever female cabinet minister to any Arab government.

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Timeline from Oaxaca City, 2 November, 2006 (Part 4)

03-11-2006 08:54

Oaxacans push federal police out after violent assault on university, dozens
missing and injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.

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anarchist bookfair trial ends in acquittals

03-11-2006 00:32

the 2005 anarchist bookfair in holloway road ended in confrontations with the police outside the coronet pub. five people were arrested on serious public order charges including affray, and their two and a half week trial has just taken place in front of a jury at snaresbrook crown court. despite dozens of police prosecution witnesses, the jury did not believe the stories and all five have finally been acquitted.

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Timeline from Oaxaca City, 2 November, 2006 (Part 3)

03-11-2006 00:09

Minute to Minute up to 16:27 today, Oaxacans push federal police out of university barricades, possibly one APPO member dead, many injured. All times are local time in Oaxaca.

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Mews From Mexico

02-11-2006 23:59

Some recent emails from Mexico regarding the situation in OAXACA.

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Timeline from Oaxaca City, 2 November, 2006 (Part 2)

02-11-2006 22:17

Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico

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Timeline from Oaxaca City, 2 November, 2006

02-11-2006 21:40

Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico

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Shell disrupted in Reading! Solidarity with Rossport and Niger!

02-11-2006 18:14

12 protestors blockaded a Shell garage in Reading last night, effectively stopping business for an hour. This action was taken in solidarity with communities struggling against destruction caused by Shell in Rossport, Ireland and the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

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Reports from Oaxaca (and what to do)

02-11-2006 16:46

Latest updates via irc - and details for action

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Beatings and Sugar Plums: New Labour's War on the Kurds

02-11-2006 16:17

Early morning on September 5th security guards burst into the sleeping quarters of Colnbrook detention centre in west London. The guards had come to take thirty two Iraqi Kurdish men away. Barefoot, handcuffed, with the guards swearing at them, the thirty two were taken to RAF Brize Norton. Their threatened forced deportation to Arbil in northern Iraq was imminent. In response, one man slit his throat and up to fourteen others took overdoses or cut themselves in a desperate attempt to avoid "removal". One eye witness described the scene at the holding area at the airport as "carnage with blood on the walls".(1) The Kurds knew the danger of returning to Iraq. They had fled the country years before because of that danger.

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British Police Try to Arrest Plaintiff Against Khatami

02-11-2006 14:46

British police try to arrest one of the two Iranian refugees who applied to have Khatami arrested under Section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1998.

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Mexican embassy covered in symbolic blood

02-11-2006 13:54

On Wednesday night, London activists threw red paint to symbolise the blood of the people of Oaxaca on the walls, stairs and doors of the Mexican Embassy
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