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Urgent Appeal: Police Repression in Chiapas, Mexico

03-05-2009 18:10

Amnesty International, International Service for Peace (SIPAZ) and Human Rights Centre Fray Bartoleme de las Casas call on international condemnation of detention without charge and torture of 6 indigenous Tzeltal men in Chiapas. Please send letter urgently as the men continue to be detained.

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FIT in Brighton

03-05-2009 13:37

FIT (the Metropolitan Police's Forward Intelligence Team) are monitoring people going in and out of the Cowley Club on London Rd in Brighton (2.30). There have been two officers opposite the front and back of the club entrance for the last few hours, so far just making notes.

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Video of Mayday in London at The Bank.

03-05-2009 11:23

The Spirit lives on!

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submissions needed on G20 and protest by Mon 4 May

03-05-2009 09:24

The Joint committee on Human Rights deadline for submissions on their reopened inquiry on policing and protest is tomorrow, Monday 4 May.

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William Johnstone HMP Glennochil Condition Worsens

02-05-2009 15:39

William's situation worsens by the day and all down to neglect of his needs - his latest hunger strike is a further cry for help that again is met with a callous indifference all to typical of the way prisoners are treated

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Palestine fundraiser

02-05-2009 13:49

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Fundraiser for the International Solidarity Movement, May 16th (night of the big palestine rally in London).

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Mayday in London

02-05-2009 06:33

London Mayday does not draw the numbers it used to a few years back, when thousands roamed the streets. The spirit of Mayday was still there though at The Bank, with a Maypole and dancing and some familiar faces from the past.

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Space hijackers Mayday - Photos

01-05-2009 21:34

The space hijackers and friends took over the square outside of the bank of england, London for a celebration of the Police State.

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Statement by the participants frustrated "pirated streetparty" in St.Petersburg

01-05-2009 14:30

1st of May in St. Petersburg police and OMON against their own laws broke up a legal demonstration. Pillar participants «pirate streetparty»: anarchist, anti-fascists, musicians and young people, who care about freedom of cyberspace - all those who met mark May Day with the sound of music, surrounded by police. OMON, beating, dragged people into a specially fitted buses.

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Irish Freedom News April Newsletter

01-05-2009 13:09 is an Irish Republican forum to discuss your Republican views without censorship. IrishFreedomNews is the only Republican forum run by independent Republicans as Admins

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Breaking the Law of the Jungle

01-05-2009 11:55

Due to the policies of the UK government the French port town of Calais is
witnessing a humanitarian crisis the likes of which were once unheard of
in the modern western Europe. Thousands of people risk their lives to
enter England in search of a new life, surviving with the 'illegal'
solidarity of local people. It is a bottleneck of the resistance of
migrants from around the world who are challenging Fortress Europe by
their attempts to move. It will also be the location for a No Border camp
this summer, (23-29 June.) People from the No Borders Network in the UK
report back on a recent trip to Calais, put the mobilisation into context
and shine a light on the crisis in Calais to illuminate the relevance of
the No Borders position.

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Fighting Fit at Brighton

01-05-2009 11:14

Fitwatch have published photographs and details of public order police who they claim had on-the-ground responsibility for the implementation of control tactics such as kettles, cordons, batons, pepper spray and dogs.

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Met blunders in MPA report

01-05-2009 10:34

The Metropolitan Police continue to obscure the truth about policing at
the G20, with several serious inaccuracies in a report they submitted
today, according to the Climate Camp Legal Team.

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Raven's Ait evicted- get down the riverside ASAP!

01-05-2009 10:06

Evicted occupiers protesting by the riverside. Go and show solidarity! Bring dinghies.

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National Day of Action Against Topshop. Today!

01-05-2009 08:51

Get Involved! Please call Topshop's ('Sweatshop') customer services department today and ask to make a complaint about Topshop's failure to join the Ethical Trading Initiative.

Demand decent wages and working conditions for the workers produce Topshop clothes on International Labour Day

The number to call is 0845 121 4519

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An Alternative Explanation for the "Health Emergency" in Mexico

01-05-2009 05:39

A virus is a terrible thing to waste.

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McDonalds Protester Found "Not Guilty"!

30-04-2009 20:27

An activist from Animal Rights Cambridge arrested under Section 5 of the Public Order Act for a protest inside the McDonalds restaurant in Cambridge in June 2008 was found 'not guilty' today (30th April 09) .

See for more on the case and to see a video of the protest in question.

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City Hall grill Met police over G20 policing

30-04-2009 15:14

Report of today's public meeting Metropolitan Police Authority public meeting on the G20 policing. MPA members question Met Assistant Commissioners over kettling, police identification numbers, deleting photos, the Tactical Support Group, and question Mayor Boris Johnson over his role.

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Parliament Square Hunger Striker Taken to Hospital

30-04-2009 14:33

petition to Downing Street earlier today
It's been touch and go this week as 28 year old hunger striker Parameswarn Subramaniyan's situation has gotten worse. Fearing that he could die, Mr. Subramaniyan has since agreed to end his hunger strike and talks are currently going on inside Parliament between the Foreign Secretary and the Tamil community.
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