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All out on 19 April! Free Mumia now!

09-04-2008 00:25

Free Mumia now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal
is innocent!

Abolish the racist
death penalty!

Saturday 19 April
1pm, US Embassy,
Grosvenor Square, London W1A
(Nearest Tube: Bond Street)

See attached PDF leaflet, contact the PDC for more information and to help build the demonstration, to speak and to endorse the protest. 020 7281 5504

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Photography Exhibition : Images from anti-G8 demonstrations at Rostock 2007

08-04-2008 22:09

For all of April, an exhibition of photographs will be on display at the Sumac Centre, Nottingham. This work by photographers Guy Smallman and Paul Mattsson cover many aspects of this events, from the laughs and peaceful moments to the full on aggression displayed by law enforcement at such events. Please go and see this exhibition.

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Campaign for Free Assembly Next Public Meeting

08-04-2008 21:59

photograph by D. Viesnik
Saturday 10th May 2-4pm. London School of Economics, Connaught House, room H102 (Holborn).

It’s time we had freedom to publicly assemble in the UK. The Campaign for Free Assembly is a group of individuals campaigning against the existing legislation restricting our freedom to assemble and the continued police repression of protest.

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No result in Zimbabwe elections

08-04-2008 21:24

Movement for Democratic Change
Zimbabwe’s elections have not resulted in a fair decision since the day of voting. An MDC activist, granted asylum and living in Nottingham has offered his speculation on this stalemate.

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timeline of antiNATO days, bucharest

08-04-2008 19:22

The NATO summit in Bucharest took place between April 2-4. Activists from Romania and abroad organized “Anti-NATO Days” between March 28 and April 5, as a form of protest. What follows is a daily chronology of events, starting with the repression and abuse by border guards, police and the mass-media, to the actions of solidarity by human rights organizations and foreign activists.

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Speak-out against Labour's racism!!! Sat 10 May 2008, 12pm, Piccadilly Gardens

08-04-2008 16:06

Open-mic session in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, in which everyone can speak-out without censorship against the racist policies and 'inhuman treatment' of asylum seekers refugees and immigrants by this racist Labour government!

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Scientology vs Wikileaks

08-04-2008 14:23 describes itself as "an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, but we also expect to be of assistance to people of all regions who wish to reveal unethical behavior in their governments and corporation". In recent years it has stood up against the US government, Swiss bankers, African dictators, and more. Most recently, it has faced a new enemy: the money-hungry cult known as the Church of Scientology.

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Operation Reconnect: Birmingham

08-04-2008 14:01

Birmingham, April 5, 2008 -- Beginning at 11AM on April 12th, 2008, the group known as Anonymous will launch "Operation: Reconnect", an initiative designed to bring together families who have been torn apart and injured by the Church of Scientology's Disconnection Policy. Operation Reconnect in Birmingham will begin with a peaceful protest at 11AM on Ethel Street, off New Street, looking to continue until about 4PM. Dr Martin Poulter, a long standing critic and expert of the Church, will be in attendance, speaking to the public and giving interviews.

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Violence used to break hunger strike in Harmondsworth

08-04-2008 10:29

On Saturday 5th April , between 5 and 6 in the morning, around 50 police in riot gear entered Harmodsworth immigration removal centre and took 30 detainees away. Most of them have been put in isolation or into common prisons, effectively preventing them from communicating with the outside.

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Video of April 2008 demonstration for Freedom of Assembly in London

08-04-2008 06:07

Following the first Days of Action in January and March, the Campaign for Free Assembly in London has now become a regular event on the first Saturday of every month.

Video of 3rd Day of Action:

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Plane Stupid foils infiltration attempt

07-04-2008 22:46

Toby Kendall - wannabe spy
Since late summer 2007, an employee of a corporate espionage agency has been trying to infiltrate Plane Stupid. Toby Kendall, who works for C2i International, a "special risk management" firm, thought he was undercover in our London group, gathering information on what we're up to. Instead we've been feeding the 'revenge movie' obssesed mole false information, which he's been reporting to the aviation industry for months.

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Militarization in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

07-04-2008 21:32

Last Wednesday April 3 elements of the Polícia Federal arrested activist Cipriana Jurado leader of the Non-Governmental Organization, Centro de Investigacion y Solidaridad Obrera (CISO) and the comrade Carlos Chavez of the organization Agrodinámica Nacional. At around 3 in the afternoon agents of the Federal police aboard a car without registration plates stopped by force comrade Cipriana and forced her into the unit, alleging that there was an arrest warrant against her which was never shown during the arrest, nor when she was transferred to the Rehabilitation Centre for Adults (CERESO).

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Usborne children's books and the BNP

07-04-2008 19:34

Anything for a quick buck!

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URGENT: Free Mumia now! All out for 19 April united-front demonstration!

07-04-2008 19:26

Free Mumia now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal
is innocent!

Abolish the racist
death penalty!

Saturday 19 April
1pm, US Embassy,
Grosvenor Square, London W1A
(Nearest Tube: Bond Street)

See attached PDF leaflet, contact the PDC for more information and to help build the demonstration, to speak and to endorse the protest. 020 7281 5504

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Olympic Relay Free Tibet Rally

07-04-2008 15:28

Tibet Flat on Russell St.
Free Tibet!

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Olympic torch relay protest timeline

07-04-2008 15:15

Olympic torch relay protest timeline

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Tibetan Freedom Torch Relay, London April 6, 2008

07-04-2008 14:49

There was a large crowd
The Tibetan Freedom Torch Relay also came to London on April 6, on its way around the world from Olympia, Greece to Tibet. Several thousand attended a packed rally in London.
Pictures copyright (C) 2008, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

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Indy Global Report' from Bethlehem, on Resonance FM104.4 for the 7th April 2008

07-04-2008 14:28

This weeks Indy Global Reports, brings an interview with Two Palestinian activists, who are trying to find out the truth about the missing and disappeared bodies of dead political prisoners and fighters.
The "Cemetery of Numbers" is a name for secret grave yards where Israel keeps the dead bodies of its' political enemies.
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