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150 NGOs slam execution of Kurdish activists by Iran's islamic regime

23-01-2011 14:30

Barbaric Islamic law
Demonstration against Atrocity of barbaric Islamic regime in Iran

Erbil, Jan.23 (AKnews)- The Federation of the Non-governmental Organizations in the Kurdistan Region sent Sunday a protest letter to the president and the senior officials of the Islamic regime of Iran, condemning the execution of Kurdish activists in Iran.

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Statement on Lynn Watson

23-01-2011 13:40

The following is a statement from the collective following discussions with individuals involved in the expose of 'Lynn Watson' as an undercover police infiltrator. The original of this, including photographs, can be found at their website

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Farewell to NETCU

23-01-2011 11:07

Corporate Watch published last week an article outlining a history of NETCU / NPOIU and other related units. It is long but it gives a pretty detailed overview of them, including their history and what they have been up to. The body of the text is below. To get the references in it see the original article at They have done another interesting article on the various companies involved in spying on protestors at

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Attacks on democracy by the police state

23-01-2011 02:52

will the real Mark Stone aka Kennedy please stand up
Police State infiltration of activists has no place in a democratic society. There is urgent need for a full Judicial Inquiry.

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Book banning in Italy; backtracking on human rights

22-01-2011 19:25

Authorities in Italy have sent out a list of author's whose work they want removed from the shelves because of their support for a contraversial activist called Cesare Battisti. Based on a press release from an Italian group campaigning against what is happening, who have requested global publicity on the matter.

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Abuse of women by undercover police must stop now! Women's blockade on Monday

22-01-2011 17:26

Women in the UK should not have to worry about being sexually abused by policemen. It is as simple as that.

In response, we call for women to come together for a blockade of Scotland Yard, in protest at political policing and in solidarity with all women who have been exploited by men they thought they could trust.

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State infiltration and attempted disruption of activist websites

22-01-2011 08:52

New revelations published in an excellent article in today’s Schnews show police and/or government employees actively disrupting activist websites, posting comments designed to “sow mistrust, demoralise movements and to incite violence and illegality”.

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Demonstrate against Britain's racist immigration laws! 1 Feb - London

21-01-2011 22:40

Fight Britain's racist immigration laws! Close Communications House!
Tuesday 1 February • 4.30-5.30pm
outside Communications House Immigration Reporting Centre
Old Street London, EC1V 9BR
(called by Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! All welcome)

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INTER-NETCU: Government Agency Caught Infiltrating Activist Media Outlet

21-01-2011 20:45

“No - stuff that - SHUT the place: Let’s not all stand around like lemmings - lets shut the place!Bring ladders and wire cutters. If there are enough of us we can shut it!” - a pretty average comment on Indymedia you might think - if a little gung-ho. In fact it was posted there by the police - and SchNEWS has the proof.

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Women's blockade of New Scotland Yard - Monday 24th 8am

21-01-2011 19:03

Abuse of women by police must stop now!

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Thessaloniki 4 trial, update day #3

21-01-2011 16:49

Update from day #3 of the Court of Appeals of our four comrades in Thessaloniki, Greece. The court dealt with two witnesses against Fernando, two against Kastro and the chief of the squad that arrested Simon. The trial was suspended at the end of the hearing on Tuesday18 January as the Thessaloniki lawyers' union would be on strike Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The court will reconvene Monday 24 January.

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Lib Dem Scientologists

20-01-2011 19:09

Lib Democrats influenced by entryist Scientologists

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Preventative Arrest Used Against Anti-Racists in Leeds

20-01-2011 16:36

Reporting on the abuse of civil liberties by West Yorkshire Police.

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Statement on Mark.Stone/Kennedy by Mark Barnsley

20-01-2011 12:25

Mark Stone/Kennedy - A personal statement from Mark Barnsley

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Collateral Damage - WikiLeaks In The Crosshairs

20-01-2011 12:20

The horrific killing of six people in Arizona, and the wounding of a dozen more, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, generated a wave of discussion on the impact of violent political rhetoric.

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International Week of Direct Action against SHELL begins!

20-01-2011 11:44

Good Morning, We have just heard that Shell oil have received permission to complete their raw gas pipeline in Co. Mayo Ireland.

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Slip of the tongue by ACPO?

20-01-2011 02:53

Did ACPO spokesman mean to say this?

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Jim Sutton - undercover cop in Reclaim the Streets

19-01-2011 23:13

Reports on Jim Sutton an undercover cop who infiltrated Reclaim the Streets during the 1990's and had kids with an activist.

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Fabricating Terrorism III: British complicity in rendition and torture

19-01-2011 23:02

Cageprisoners releases the latest update on the report Fabricating Terrorism. This study will be presented to the UK inquiry into British complicity in rendition and torture.
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