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Photos/Report - Eritrean embassy demo on human rights day 8/12/06

09-12-2006 00:54

About 80 to 100 brave Eritreans turned up outside the Eritrean embassy today (saturday 8th Dec 2006) to commemorate the International Human Rights Day and demand freedom and justice in from the government of their country. (Photo plus background below. Video to follow)

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Don't DIS- my Ability-Medical Cannabis

08-12-2006 20:54

Part One of Medical Cannabis Campaign. Exposing Drug apartheid discrimination (social segregation defined by differential and/or preferential treatment) when it comes to personal choice and the individual human rights thereof.

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An italian view on London spy-story

08-12-2006 20:07

I was in London when the russian ex-KGB spy was killed into a Sushi pub in Picadilly, London. Once back in Italy I followed the clue and found that the italian intriguing person, Mario Scaramella, seems a not-so-casual victim of this story.

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Sack Parliament Defendants Solidarity 11th Dec

08-12-2006 15:21

On Monday 11th December people will be gathering outside Charing Cross Police Station from 9am to show solidarity with those arrested at Sack Parliament.

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TURKEY: Conscientious objector Halil Savda arrested

08-12-2006 12:18

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On 7 December, Turkish conscientious objector Halil Savda (TK14682) has been arrested while attending trial at the Corlu Military Court.

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Public Meeting this Sunday on 19/3/07 Global Day of Action for Iraq and Beyond

08-12-2006 11:43

The common call to action to make March 19th 2007 a global day of action against the war on terror, marking the 4th anniversary of the invasion, followed by a proposed response to be discussed at a public meeting at ULU, London, in Room 3E on the 10th December from 2-6pm. Please circulate widely.

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Voices of Torture in London

08-12-2006 11:30

Last night at the regular rampART social centre cinema night a disapointingly small audience was treated to a series of film being presented under the theme 'alternative black history month'.

Along with the films was a illuminating discussion about deportation, torture and the awful human rights abuse in Eritrea. Coincidently we also learned of a demonstration called for today outside the Eritrean embassy to commemorate The International Human Rights Day.

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“OAXACA” from Above and Below

08-12-2006 10:11

The Other Campaign in the North of Mexico: Saying “Oaxaca” from Above and Below


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Iraq’s Death Squads: An Instrument Of The Occupation

08-12-2006 00:17

The aim is to create a climate of terror and incite civil war among Iraqis in order to justify the ongoing Occupation of Iraq and the fraudulent “war on terror”. The growing number of daily civilian massacres, rapes and torture of Iraqis by U.S. forces and their collaborators are deliberately ignored by the media, making Iraq the biggest hidden U.S. atrocity in the U.S. history of violence against defenceless people. It is also possible that the violence is created to provide a “safety net” for foreign troops' withdrawal and discredit the heroic struggle and Resistance against the Occupation and deny Iraqis victory against the most violent and powerful war machine in history....

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The Battle for Ungdomshuset - The Movie

07-12-2006 19:59

The Battle for Ungdomshuset - The Movie

An anonymous movie maker have created a little propaganda piece ind defence of the eviction-threatened autonomous center in Denmark Ungdomshuset.

The movie is Four minutes long and kan be considered an emotional defence of the Place. Its translated into english and German.

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Iran-Contra Criminal Gates Gets WarmTreatment in Senate and Media

07-12-2006 18:24

“Brushing aside questions about Robert Gates’ past involvement in the Iran-Contra debacle, and ignoring his role in the funneling of intelligence to Saddam during the Iraq/Iran war, and overcoming their own hesitance 15 years ago to advance him to the position of CIA director, the Senate Armed Forces Committee voted unanimously for the former analyst to replace the primary architect of every aspect of Bush’s military muckraking abroad and assume responsibility for Rumsfeld’s war against Iraq, effective with the anticipated vote of the full Senate later this week,” writes Ron Fullwood.

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Police raids in Istanbul, Turkey

07-12-2006 15:13

Raids on various premises by police

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House of Lords Harmondsworth Debate

07-12-2006 12:20

Discussion in the House of Lords of the shocking report into Harmondsworth IRC, which sparked off a riot. Intriguing piece of info - the Home Office got £5M back from the folk who trun the Centre because of unspecified contractual failures.

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Manchester Demo Against Deportations and Repression in Ethiopia

07-12-2006 10:15

About 40 people, mainly from Manchester's Ethiopian community, joined a protest against all deportations in particualr highlighting repression in Ethiopia

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Whistleblower Tortured by New South Wales Government Medical Office

07-12-2006 09:38

Sydney public service dissidents have been fighting human rights abuses perpetrated at the government medical office for years. HealthQuest was allegedly cleaned up. but this year a worker who has made protected disclosures about HealthQuest in the past suffered reprisals when he was forced to attend HealthQuest for a fitness for part time work assessment. I copied this before the Medical Defence Association and government solicitors forced its removal from Sydney Indy.

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Protest against sacking of JJB Sports rep!

06-12-2006 19:03

Following a successful strike by workers at JJB Sport's warehouse in Wigan, the company is trying to sack GMB rep Chris Riley. The No Sweat campaign is organising a protest against this and in solidarity with Chris this Sunday in Shepherd's Bush.

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Asylum From Rape Bulletin October/November 2006

06-12-2006 16:31

Our Asylum from Rape Project provides self-help support services to rape survivors seeking asylum. We offer help and referrals, welcome volunteers and provide guidance to organisations on how to meet women’s needs.

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OutRage!: Iraq death squads target gays

06-12-2006 16:28

Gay rights group news release with evidence of Iraqi death squads attacks on lgbt people in Iraq.(see also the story in the current Pink Paper-front page...The article on p10 above the continuation of this story in PP has Home Office minister Ian McCartney pledging to tackle homophobia wordlwide. Yeah right, bet he won't do much about this.....

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Omri Evron, a very dignified Israeli (by Latuff)

06-12-2006 16:27

Refusenik Omri Evron
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Israeli refuseniks, who refuse the order to fight IsraHell's war of agression against Palestinians.

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Who do you have to kill to get an invite?

06-12-2006 13:49

Halloween is a complex tradition, and different people choose to celebrate it in different ways, but this year in darkest Westminster there were some particularly spooky events, and an unusual array of ghouls.
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