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Second UK Wide Day Of Action Against Immigration Snatch Squads Press Release

24-04-2008 04:56

Outside the Immigration Reporting Centre, Northumberland today.
Around the UK at dawn this morning, protesters have again blockaded UK Border Agency depots to prevent vans leaving to snatch families from their beds. This is the second UK wide day of action No Borders UK have held in support of the many actions that happen outside UK Border Agency depots around the country regularly but go unreported in the mainstream media. This action is in support of the mothers at Yarl's Wood on hunger strike and to highlight the recent restructuring of the UK borders police. You can change your name but you cannot hide!

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Kidnapped Tibetan Lama's Birthday April 25th - Petition Linked Please Sign

24-04-2008 01:19

April 25th is the Birthday of a little boy kidnapped by the Chinese government...perhaps a nice birthday present for him would be your signature on this petition...

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Support Mel Broughton - For SPEAK's sake!

23-04-2008 23:04

Mel demonstrating for Felix, murdered by Oxford University
Mel Broughton was remanded on 14 Dec 2007 at Banbury Magistrates' Court in connection with alleged offences relating to the SPEAK campaign.

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Public Demonstration Italian Embassy

23-04-2008 17:19

This release is to let you know that on the 25th April a demonstration will be held in support of a larger public demonstration, which is taking place in Italy on the same day across hundreds of piazzas. Our group endorses and supports Beppe Grillo’s proposals regarding the re-establishment of a rule-of-law and transparency in our Country

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Benefit for direct action @ rampART 25 April - hip hop, dubstep, afro beat funk

23-04-2008 15:43

flyer - front
THE PEOPLES ARMY Makes a one off mission to East London, Friday 25th April - 9pm-6am
@ rampART, 15 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)
- The Speakers Corner family & The Peoples Army host an all night session of Live Hip Hop, Live Afro Beat Funk, Reggae & Late night Dubstep.

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More than a game: Scientology's policy of intimidation

23-04-2008 09:47

"ENEMY — SP Order. Fair game. May be deprived of property or injured by any means by any Scientologist without any discipline of the Scientologist. May be tricked, sued or lied to or destroyed."
- L Ron Hubbard, HCOPL 18 October 67 Issue IV, Penalties for Lower Conditions

Every time we talk to a critic of Scientology you within hours come up and say "That's an extortionist, that's a sexual pervert." It's as if you are terrified of anyone criticising your organisation. It's as if there's something that you've got to hide.
- BBC Reporter John Sweeney to Church of Scientology spokesman Tommy Davis, "Panorama: Scientology and Me"

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Letter from Gabriel Pombo da Silva, Anarchist prisoner

22-04-2008 10:31

This text was written by Gabriel Pombo da Silva and read on the tour that his mother, Pastora did in April in some European countries. It was translated from German by ABC Berlin. Gabriel is in prison for his attempt to escape a police control near Aachen, after having escaped from Prison in Spain where he had suffered torture and isolation in the notorious FIES units.

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Farnborough town centre in its final death throes

21-04-2008 15:38

the pretense ... then the reality ....
Farnborough town centre is now little more than a ghost town, a once viable town centre destroyed by a greedy developer, with more than a little help from friends on the local council.

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Revolting London: Fitwatch Against the Mayoral Elections

21-04-2008 14:57

"We want our city back from THE CROOKS, THE TOFFS, THE FASCISTS and THE COPS."

Fitwatch will be concentrating of the cops.

6pm City Hall The Queen's Walk, Tower Bridge South side of the river (look for fitwatch banner)

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Demo at Kalyx in support to the Harmondsworth detainees

21-04-2008 13:49

Kalyx demo
Demonstration in solidarity with the detainees called by No Borders London.

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Demonstrate against the Counter-Terrorism Bill

21-04-2008 08:44

DEMONSTRATE against the
Counter-Terrorism Bill

12 May 2008

5-7pm in Parliament Square (tube: Westminster)

No to Punishment without Trial!
No to Secret Inquests!

Join the struggle against injustice! All welcome!

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US "war on terrorism" trophy prisoner: Dr. Sami Al-Arian's ordeal continues

20-04-2008 22:11

Since his acquittal in December 2005, Professor Sami Al-Arian has remained in prison. Following the trial, the government indicated its intention to retry him on the remaining charges, which is unprecedented given the jury's overwhelming rejection of the case.

Dr. Al-Arian is greatly weakened after 46 days without food, his situation is grave, prison authorities are hostile and dismissive, and the Department of Justice may be trying to kill him.

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British government tries to censor information on nuclear bomb.

20-04-2008 20:04

The British government has attempted to censor information showing how Britain got the nuclear bomb. Wikileaks posted a copy of the 1947 “Penny report.” The British government responded to this by emailing Wikileaks and claiming that “some censorship at least is in the public good.”

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Photos from Civil Liberties Conference at Nottm Uni

20-04-2008 19:29

A selection of photos taken at the Civil Liberties conference organised by Nottingham Student Peace Movement at the Portland Building, University of Nottingham in Saturday April 19.

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RTFO - This is not the way to go

20-04-2008 17:27

Biofuels - Every Litre Heats
Campaigners protest at introduction of mandatoty biofuels at the UKs biggest retailer - Tescos

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Terrorist conspiracy in Worthing

20-04-2008 08:40

TERRORISM, subterfuge and conspiracy are the subject of a talk being given in Worthing on Thursday night (April 24).

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Video from Ffoss-yfran coal mine action

19-04-2008 22:26

Video this is very serious
Video from the locked on vehicles, of surveillance by state and by Miller-Argent, with a statement by exec director Steven Tillman.

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Hackney Social Centre Under Threat of Eviction!

19-04-2008 17:59

The Hackney Social Centre (231 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney) is now waiting for High Court Bailiffs, scheduled to arrive at the property at 9:00 AM this Monday, April 21, 2008. Anyone able to stand with us to meet the bailiffs and defend the space is asked to gather outside the Social Centre at 8:00 AM on Monday Morning.

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Chiswick protest to get Total Oil Out of Burma

19-04-2008 08:47

Five protesters demonstrated at the Total West Four petrol station on 137 Chiswick High Road on Wednesday 17th April. The protest was against the French Total Oil's support for the brutal Burma junta dictatorship. Burma's democracy leader, Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has said that “Total is the biggest supporter of the military regime in Burma. Total Oil gives 500 million dollars a year to the brutal Burmese dictatorship. Total's Yadana gas pipeline was built using forced labour.
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