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Occupy Birmingham University Press Release

08-12-2011 21:05

Hot on the heels of this story, Occupy Birmingham have released the following statement in support of protesting Birmingham Uni students to the national media.

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University of Birmingham gets injunction to stop occupation-style protests

08-12-2011 20:56

Police and security prevent food being passed through windows
The University of Birmingham has obtained a 12 month high court injunction to stop all occupation-style protests on its 250-acre campus

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Report Jeremy Clarkson to the Press Complaints Commission

08-12-2011 00:20

Indymedia users made a significant contribution to encouraging members of the public to register complaints with Ofcom and the BBC, in protest against Jeremy Clarkson suggesting striking public sector workers should be murdered. The Samaritans, Mind and Rethink Mental Illness are also making complaints to the Press Complaints Commission, urging them to investigate Jeremy Clarkson for suggesting that the remains of suicide victims should be eaten by wild animals. Please help by registering your complaint with the Press Complaints Commission here...

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It Lord Bell in charge

07-12-2011 23:19

One year old Oxford Union mystery solved!

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Physical Attacks on Squatters

07-12-2011 17:28

Empty Buildings for All
It has come to the attention of a number of squatting campaigners that there have been a number of physical attacks on squats and squatters in the past few weeks. While intimidation and harassment by bailiffs, the police, nut-jobs and private security are nothing new in the squatting world, a couple of physical attacks by “groups of hoodlums” should be brought to people’s attention. The co-ordinated nature of these attacks points to property developers/ owners employing illegal methods to keep their properties empty.

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VID - "Occupy Melbourne" tents outsmart & give chase to Victorian Police.

07-12-2011 14:14

"Occupy Melbourne" tents outsmart & give chase to Victorian Police.
As in Brisbane and Sydney police repsonse to the Occupy movement has been brutal.
The Victorian cops were not expecting this reponse as the came to confiscate 3 tents

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Greece: clashes during December 6th demo - videos

07-12-2011 10:28

Greece: clashes during December 6th demo - videos

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Greece - Athens: clashes during December 6th demo - photos

07-12-2011 10:06

Greece- Athens: clashes during December 6th demo - photos

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Global Call for New Year’s Eve noise demos outside of prisons, jails, and detent

06-12-2011 11:32

Global Call for New Year’s Eve noise demos outside of prisons, jails, and detention centers

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On The Mass Arrests In Hackney, 30th November 2011

06-12-2011 11:28

On Wednesday 30th November, some people sick of the soul-destroying
rhythms of daily life, took to the streets of Hackney. Bored by the
dull dynamics of union activities which reduce our misery to a few narrow
demands and channel and contain our anger, we decided to take control of
our situation.

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Leeds ABC 2011 Report

05-12-2011 15:44

The annual report of Leeds Anarchist Black Cross.

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High Court rules that Assange can seek Appeal to Supreme Court

05-12-2011 13:25

Julian Assange was back at the Royal Courts of Justice in London today seeking permission - from the High Court judges who dismissed his appeal against extradition in November - to take his case to the Supreme Court. They haven't actually allowed this, but they're allowing him to ask the Supreme Court directly for leave to appeal, on one of the two points raised.

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Radical queer blogger arrested in Syria

05-12-2011 12:42

News has emerged that Razan Ghazzawi, a radical queer blogger from Syria, was arrested as she tried to attend a conference in Jordan

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UK Premiere 2012 The Mayan Word (December 17th)

05-12-2011 12:18

2012 The Mayan Word
2012 The Mayan Word
December 17th 2011 6pm

Everyone is talking about the Mayan Prophecies of 2012.
But who is listening to the Maya?

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Squatting: a history. Progress to the future

04-12-2011 21:00

BBC Radio 4 program: From Frestonia to Belgravia, The History of Squatting

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Anniversary of the assassination of African revolutionary leader Fred Hampton

04-12-2011 17:43

Reparations in Action!
Sunday, 13:00 to 14:00 (2011-12-04)
Host: Penny Hess
This Week: Anniversary of the assassination of African revolutionary leader Fred Hampton

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Heard the one about Jeremy Clarkson?

04-12-2011 17:01

General Pinochet
Heard the one about Jeremy Clarkson?
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